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Title 33: Human Services

Chapter 1: DEPARTMENT OF PREVENTION, ASSISTANCE, TRANSITION, AND HEALTH ACCESS

Sub-Chapter 2: General Administrative Provisions

33 V.S.A. § 113. Desertion and nonsupport, information from governmental entities and public utilities



§ 113. Desertion and nonsupport, information from governmental entities and public utilities

(a) To assist in locating the address, assets or income of parents who have deserted their children, and other persons liable for support of dependents or are in violation of a parental rights and responsibilities order, the office of child support may request information from the records of all governmental officials, departments and other governmental agencies of this state. The officials, departments and other agencies shall provide all information to the department necessary for the purpose of locating the parents or other persons or their assets or income. Only information directly bearing on the identity and whereabouts of parents or persons or their income and assets may be requested, used or transmitted by the office of child support under this section.

(b) Information gathered under this section shall be subject to the limitations in subsection 4105(c) of this title.

(c) A public utility company as defined in subsection 201(a) of Title 30, or cable television company as defined in section 501 of Title 30, when requested by the office of child support, shall provide the address, as it appears in its customer records, of a parent or person named in the request. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 1; amended 1997, No. 63, § 21, eff. Sept. 1, 1997.)