Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R527. Human Services, Recovery Services.

Rule R527-303. Automatic Payment Withdrawal.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R527-303-1. Authority and Purpose.

1. The Department of Human Services is authorized to create rules necessary for the provision of social services by Section 62A-1-111 and 62A-11-107. Pursuant to Section 62A-11-703(6), the Office of Recovery Services/Child Support Services (ORS/CSS) shall make rules specifying eligibility requirements to enter into alternative payment agreements.

2. The purpose of this rule is to specify how ORS/CSS will determine the eligibility of an obligor to make child support payments via automatic payment withdrawal from a bank account in lieu of income withholding.

R527-303-2. Automatic Payment Withhdrawal.

1. Pursuant to Section 62A-11-703, ORS/CSS may enter into an alternative payment agreement with an obligor which provides for payment of child support via electronic funds transfer from the obligor's account at a financial institution in lieu of income withholding.

2. In order to be eligible to enter into an alternative payment agreement with ORS/CSS, an obligor:

a. must have a verified address in the Office of Recovery Services Information System;

b. must not have been disqualified from using the alternative payment agreement in the last 12 months; and,

c. may not be an obligor on an active outgoing intergovernmental case.

3. The ORS/CSS Director or designee may exercise his/her discretion to terminate any agreement for abuse or cause.


child support, electronic funds transfer, automatic payment withdrawal

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

May 8, 2018

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

62A-1-111; 62A-11-107; 62A-11-703

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.