Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 22
Exchange of Information in Support of Child Support Collection

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-22-2

§ 15-22-2. Financial institution data matches.

The department of administration, division of taxation, shall enter into cooperative agreements with financial institutions further defined as any bank, savings association, federal or state credit union, benefit association, insurance company, safe deposit company, money-market mutual fund or similar entity authorized to do business in the state, to develop and operate a data match system using automated data exchanges to the maximum extent feasible on a quarterly basis, listing each noncustodial parent provided by the department in the exchange who maintains an account at the financial institution and who owes past due support in the amount of five hundred dollars ($500). The financial exchange shall include, but not be limited to, the name, address, date of birth and social security number or other taxpayer identification number, the asset description, account number and account balance and any and all information required pursuant to § 15-21-2 for the purpose of establishing an administrative lien. The financial institution shall not be liable to any person for any disclosure to the state agency, for encumbering or surrendering any assets held by the financial institution in response to a notice of lien or levy issued by the state pursuant to chapter 21 of this title, or for any other action taken in good faith to comply with the requirements of this chapter.

History of Section.
P.L. 1997, ch. 170, § 13.