5101:12-80 Collections and Disbursements
5101:12-80-07 Mandatory Electronic Disbursement
Effective Date: June 1, 2021
Most Current Prior Effective Date: February 9, 2006

(A)In accordance with section 3121.50 of the Revised Code, the office of child support, Ohio department of job and family services, is authorized to issue, and support obligees required to accept the issuance of, support payments by means of electronic disbursement. The purpose of electronic disbursement of support payments is to reduce the time required to deliver support payments to obligees.

(B)"Electronic disbursement" means a form of electronic funds transfer by means of direct deposit to a bank, savings and loan, or credit union account, or transfer to a magnetic strip card, such as a stored-value card.

(C)Issuance of support payments by paper check from the office of child support shall cease as soon as practicable and payments to support obligees shall be delivered by electronic disbursement.

(D)Unless the obligee can establish the existence of circumstances that would render access to funds disbursed by electronic means impossible, a request by an obligee to continue to receive payments by paper check will not be granted.

(E)An obligee may request an exception to mandatory electronic disbursement by submitting a completed JFS 07010, "Request for Exception to Electronic Disbursement Enrollment" (effective or revised effective date as identified in rule 5101:12-80-99 of the Administrative Code) to Ohio child support payment central.

Effective: 6/1/2021

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/28/2021 and 06/01/2026


Date: 04/09/2021

Promulgated Under: 119.03

Statutory Authority: 3121.50, 3121.71, 3125.25

Rule Amplifies: 3121.50, 3125.03

Prior Effective Dates: 02/09/2006