Current through Register Vol. 61, No. 4, April 1, 2022
(1) As used in this
rule, "reporting year" means October 1 of one year through September 30 of the
As required by
, the Oregon Child Support Program will
(a) A $1 application fee on behalf of
each applicant whose family is not receiving assistance in the form of TANF
cash assistance, Medicaid, or foster care services and who applies to the
Oregon Child Support Program for support enforcement services;
A $35 annual fee for each support case
The obligee, child, or a child
attending school as defined in OAR 137-055-5110
, has never received assistance
under a state program funded under Title IV-A of the Social Security
(B) At least $550 of child
support has been disbursed to the family in the reporting year; and
Oregon is not providing services at the
request of another state pursuant to
(3) The Department of Justice may collect the
fee specified in subsection (2)(a) of this rule from each applicant by
deducting it from any unassigned support receipted by the Department.
(4) Notwithstanding any other provision of
the Oregon Child Support Program administrative rules, and except as provided
in section (5), the Department of Justice may collect the fee specified in
subsection (2)(b) of this rule from each obligee or child attending school, if
applicable, by deducting it from any unassigned child support receipted by the
(5) Fees specified in
subsection (2)(b) of this rule may not be collected from an applicant or child
attending school, if applicable, who is a resident of a foreign
pursuant to section (4) of this rule may be recovered on a pro rata basis from
both the obligee and any child attending school if the provisions of OAR
(7) Once a fee
has been collected, it will not be returned, even if the obligee, child, or a
child attending school later receives TANF.
Or. Admin. R.
AFS 56-1985(Temp), f. &
ef. 10-1-85; AFS 2-1986, f. & ef. 1-17-86; AFS 66-1989, f. 11-28-89, cert.
ef. 12-1-89, Renumbered from 461-035-0048; AFS 32-2000, f. 11-29-00, cert. ef.
12-1-00, Renumbered from 461-195-0045; DOJ 6-2003(Temp), f. 6-25-03, cert. ef.
7-1-03 thru 12-28-03, Renumbered from 461-200-1080; DOJ 10-2003, f. 9-29-03,
cert. ef. 10-1-03, Renumbered from 461-200-1080; DOJ 8-2007, f. 9-28-07, cert.
20-2018, amend filed 09/04/2018, effective
9/5/2018; DOJ 10-2019, amend filed
09/24/2019, effective 10/1/2019;
18-2021, amend filed 12/29/2021, effective
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS