Title 15
Domestic Relations

Chapter 22
Exchange of Information in Support of Child Support Collection

R.I. Gen. Laws § 15-22-3

§ 15-22-3. Administrative subpoena.

(a) The department of administration, division of taxation, and any other state or federal agency taking action to establish paternity, establish or modify child support or medical orders, enforce child support orders or location of individuals for the above, shall be authorized to issue subpoenas as appropriate to the individuals and entities named in this chapter to secure financial and other information relating to the obligor for the purpose of and to the extent necessary for the administration of the child support enforcement program.

(b) Any entity or individual who fails to reply to an administrative subpoena shall be liable for a civil penalty of one hundred dollars ($100) for the violation, to be assessed by the department of administration, division of taxation, child support enforcement, or the Rhode Island family court, and shall be required to provide the information and/or comply with the request.

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