PUBLIC SAFETY AND WELFARE
MEDICAL CHILD SUPPORT
161-H:3 Assignment of Wages.
I. Medical child support orders issued on or after October 1, 1994, shall include a provision indicating that they may be subject to wage assignment, when the conditions of RSA 161-H:2, V have been met.
II. The department shall be responsible for the administration of medical support orders for children eligible for medical assistance.
III. The department may take legal action to institute wage withholding under this chapter to enforce medical child support orders for children receiving medical assistance.
IV. All medical child support orders administered and enforced by the department shall be subject to immediate wage withholding, except when the department accepts an alternative arrangement for payment from the obligor or when the court or administrative body finds there is good cause not to require immediate wage withholding.
V. Any amount withheld by the department under this section shall be subject to the requirements of RSA 161-H:2, V(c) as well as the exemptions in RSA 511:2, and the total amount withheld shall not exceed the amount specified in 15 U.S.C. 1673(b).
Source. 1994, 214:1; 403:6. 1995, 310:175, eff. Nov. 1, 1995.