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R527. Human Services, Recovery Services.

Rule R527-34. Non-IV-A Services.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R527-34-1. Authority and Purpose.

1. The Department of Human Services is authorized to create rules necessary for the provision of social services by Section 62A-11-107.

2. The purpose of this rule is to outline the services that the Office of Recovery Services/Child Support Services (ORS/CSS) will provide to all Non-IV-A Recipients of child support services.

R527-34-2. Non-IV-A Services.

1. ORS/CSS will provide the following services to recipients of child support services:

a. Attempt to locate the obligor;

b. Attempt to collect the current child support amount;

c. Attempt to collect past-due child support which is owed on behalf of a child, regardless of whether the child is a minor;

d. Attempt to enforce court-ordered spousal support if the minor child of the parties resides with the obligee and ORS/CSS is enforcing the child support order; ORS/CSS will only continue to collect spousal support after the child has emancipated if:

i. income withholding is already in effect; and,

ii. the child(ren) still resides with the obligee;

e. Attempt to collect child care expenses if the past-due amount has been reduced to a sum-certain judgment;

f. Attempt to collect ongoing child care expenses if all of the following criteria are met:

i. the obligor or the obligee made a specific request for ORS/CSS to collect ongoing child care;

ii. the child care obligation is included as a specific monthly dollar amount in a court order along with a child support obligation; and,

iii. neither parent is disputing the monthly child care amount;

g. Attempt to collect medical support if the amount is specified as a monthly amount due in the order or has been reduced to a sum-certain judgment;

h. Attempt to enforce medical insurance if either parent has been ordered to maintain insurance;

i. Attempt to establish paternity;

j. Review the support order for possible adjustment of the support amount, in compliance with R527-231.

2. ORS/CSS adopts the federal regulations as published in 45 CFR 302.33 (2010) which are incorporated by reference. 45 CFR 302.33 provides options which ORS/CSS may elect to implement. ORS/CSS elected to implement the following options:

a. ORS/CSS has elected to charge no application fee to applicants for child support enforcement services.

b. ORS/CSS has elected to recover costs from the individual receiving child support enforcement services. The costs which will be recovered are listed in R527-35-2.

c. ORS/CSS has elected not to recover from the non-custodial parent the costs listed in R527-35-2 which are paid by the individual receiving child support services.


child support

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

March 27, 2012

Notice of Continuation

November 16, 2015

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

62A-11-107; 45 CFR 302.33

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R527, please contact the promulgating agency (Human Services, Recovery Services). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.