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).

NOTE: For a list of rules that have been made effective since January 1, 2020, please see the codification segue page.

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R527. Human Services, Recovery Services.

Rule R527-412. Intercept of Unemployment Compensation.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R527-412-1. 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. The Office of Recovery Services is authorized to create rules necessary to fulfill its duties by Section 62A-11-107.

2. The purpose of this rule is to define the conditions under which the Office of Recovery Services may collect child support from unemployment compensation and the legal limitations on those amounts.

R527-412-2. Intercept of Unemployment Compensation.

1. Unemployment compensation shall be subject to income withholding if the case meets the criteria in R527-300. If for any reason the unemployment compensation is not subject to income withholding, the unemployment compensation may be subject to garnishment.

2. The obligor may volunteer but shall not be required to pay more than 50% of his gross Unemployment Compensation benefit, or the maximum amount permitted under Section 303(b), Consumer Credit Protection Act, 15 USC 1673(b). If the obligor volunteers to pay more than 50% of the Unemployment Compensation benefit or more than the maximum amount permitted under Section 303(d), Consumer Credit Protection Act, 15 USC 1673(b), that agreement shall be in writing.


child support, unemployment compensation

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

February 9, 2010

Notice of Continuation

January 26, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

35A-4-103(5); 62A-1-111; 62A-11-107; 62A-11-401

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.