Maine Revised Statutes

§3019. Receipt and disbursement of payments

1. Disburse promptly.  The department shall disburse promptly any amounts received pursuant to a support order as directed by the order. The department shall furnish to a requesting party or tribunal of another state or foreign country a certified statement by the custodian of the record of the amounts and dates of all payments received.
[ 2009, c. 95, §54 (AMD); 2009, c. 95, §87 (AFF) .]
2. Direct payment; issue withholding order or administrative notice.  If neither the obligor, nor the obligee who is an individual, nor the child resides in this State, upon request from the department or the support enforcement agency of another state, the department or a tribunal of this State shall:
A. Direct that the support payment be made to the support enforcement agency in the state in which the obligee is receiving services; and [2003, c. 436, §27 (NEW).]
B. Issue and send to the obligor's employer a conforming income-withholding order or an administrative notice of change of payee, reflecting the redirected payments. [2003, c. 436, §27 (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 436, §27 (NEW) .]
3. Statement of record of payments.  If the department receives redirected payments from another state pursuant to a law similar to subsection 2, the department shall furnish to a requesting party or tribunal of the other state a certified statement by the custodian of the record of the amount and dates of all payments received.
[ 2003, c. 436, §27 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1995, c. 694, §B2 (NEW). 1995, c. 694, §E2 (AFF). 2003, c. 436, §27 (RPR). 2009, c. 95, §54 (AMD). 2009, c. 95, §87 (AFF).