Wash. Admin. Code § 388-14A-4123 - What can happen if the employer fails to comply with the terms of the National Medical Support Notice?

Current through Register Vol. 21-18, September 15, 2021

(1) If an employer fails to comply with the terms of a National Medical Support Notice (NMSN) sent by the division of child support (DCS), the employer may be liable for a fine of up to one thousand dollars under RCW 74.20A.350.
(2) DCS may take action under RCW 74.20A.350 to impose fines if the employer fails to comply with the terms of the NMSN. For each failure to comply, DCS may assess a fine of:
(a) Two hundred dollars for the first month in which the employer or union fails to comply;
(b) Three hundred dollars for the second month of noncompliance; and
(c) Five hundred dollars for the third month of noncompliance.
(d) The maximum fine based on a single notice of enrollment is one thousand dollars.

Notes

Wash. Admin. Code § 388-14A-4123

Statutory Authority: RCW 74.08.090, 74.20A.310, and 26.18.170, 42 U.S.C. 666 (a)(19), Child Support Performance and Incentives Act of 1998, 45 C.F.R. 303.31, and 45 C.F.R. 303.32. 04-17-119, § 388-14A-4123, filed 8/17/04, effective 9/17/04.

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