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§ 10-322. Child Support Administration

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: May 8, 2020

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Family Law (Refs & Annos)
Title 10. Support in General (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Maryland Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (Refs & Annos)
Part III. Civil Provisions of General Application (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 8, 2020
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-322
§ 10-322. Child Support Administration
In general
(a) The Child Support Administration is the State information agency under this subtitle.
Duties of the Child Support Administration
(b) The State information agency shall:
(1) compile and maintain a current list, including addresses, of the tribunals in this State which have jurisdiction under this subtitle, and any support enforcement agencies in this State and transmit a copy to the state information agency of every other state;
(2) maintain a register of names and addresses of tribunals and support enforcement agencies received from other states;
(3) forward to the appropriate tribunal in the county in this State in which the obligee who is an individual or the obligor resides, or in which the obligor's property is believed to be located, all documents concerning a proceeding under this subtitle received from another state or foreign country; and
(4) obtain information concerning the location of the obligor and the obligor's property within this State not exempt from execution, by such means as postal verification and federal or state locator services, examination of telephone directories, requests for the obligor's address from employers, and examination of governmental records, including, to the extent not prohibited by other law, those relating to real property, vital statistics, law enforcement, taxation, motor vehicles, driver's licenses, and Social Security.


Added as Family Law § 10-319 by Acts 1996, c. 667, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 1997. Renumbered as Family Law § 10-322 by Acts 1997, c. 609, § 1, eff. July 1, 1997. Amended by Acts 2008, c. 522, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008; Acts 2015, c. 308, § 2, eff. July 1, 2015; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 6; Acts 2020, c. 628, § 1, eff. May 8, 2020.
MD Code, Family Law, § 10-322, MD FAMILY § 10-322
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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