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§ 7310. Duties of department

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic RelationsEffective: December 28, 2015

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 23 Pa.C.S.A. Domestic Relations (Refs & Annos)
Part VIII. Uniform Interstate Family Support (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 73. Civil Provisions of General Application (Refs & Annos)
Effective: December 28, 2015
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7310
§ 7310. Duties of department
(a) Designation.--The department is the State information agency under this part.
(b) Duties.--The department shall do all of the following:
(1) Compile and maintain a current list, including addresses, of the tribunals in this State which have jurisdiction under this part 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 tribunals and support enforcement agencies received from other states.
(3) Forward to the appropriate tribunal in the place in this State in which the individual obligee or the obligor resides, or in which the obligor's property is believed to be located, documents concerning a proceeding under this part received from another state or a foreign country.
(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; 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.


1996, April 4, P.L. 58, No. 20, § 6, imd. effective. Amended 1997, Dec. 16, P.L. 549, No. 58, § 16, effective Jan. 1, 1998; 2015, Dec. 28, P.L. 559, No. 94, § 12, imd. effective.
23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7310, PA ST 23 Pa.C.S.A. § 7310
Current through Act 10 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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