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The purpose of this chapter is to enhance the enforcement of support obligations by requiring employers to report all new hires or rehires effective October 1, 1997, by establishing a state directory of new hires to be reported to a national directory of new hires, to establish procedures for reporting and penalties for failure to report, in accordance with title IV, part D, § 454 of the Federal Social Security Act, 42 USC § 654, and as defined in § 15-24-2 of this chapter. This chapter shall be construed liberally to effect this purpose.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Rhode Island General Laws Title 15. Domestic Relations § 15-24-1. Purpose - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ri/title-15-domestic-relations/ri-gen-laws-sect-15-24-1.html
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