2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 75 - Direct Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration
7501.1 - Employer's compliance with income-withholding order of another state.
§ 7501.1. Employer's compliance with income-withholding order of another state. (a) Copy of order.--Upon receipt of an income-withholding order, the obligor's employer shall immediately provide a copy of the order to the obligor. (b) Treatment of order.--The employer shall treat an income- withholding order issued in another state which appears regular on its face as if it had been issued by a tribunal of this State. (c) Withholding and distribution of funds.--Except as otherwise provided in subsection (d) and section 7501.2 (relating to compliance with multiple income-withholding orders), the employer shall withhold and distribute the funds as directed in the withholding order by complying with terms of the order which specify: (1) the duration and amount of periodic payments of current child support, stated as a sum certain; (2) the person or agency designated to receive payments and the address to which the payments are to be forwarded; (3) medical support, whether in the form of periodic cash payments of a sum certain or order to the obligor to provide health insurance coverage for the child under a policy available through the obligor's employment; (4) the amount of periodic payments of fees and costs for a support enforcement agency, the issuing tribunal and the obligee's attorney, stated as sums certain; and (5) the amount of periodic payments of arrearages and interest on arrearages, stated as sums certain. (d) Compliance with law of obligor's place of employment.-- An employer shall comply with the law of the state of the obligor's principal place of employment for withholding from income with respect to: (1) the employer's fee for processing an income- withholding order; (2) the maximum amount permitted to be withheld from the obligor's income; and (3) the times within which the employer must implement the withholding order and forward the child support payment. (Dec. 16, 1997, P.L.549, No.58, eff. Jan. 1, 1998) 1997 Amendment. Act 58 added section 7501.1.
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