WSR 10-10-048

INTERPRETIVE OR POLICY STATEMENT

DEPARTMENT OF

SOCIAL AND HEALTH SERVICES

[ Filed April 29, 2010, 8:28 a.m. ]


Notice of Interpretive or Policy Statement


In accordance with RCW 34.05.230(12), following is a list of policy and interpretive statements issued by the department of social and health services.

Economic Services Administration

Division of Child Support (DCS)



Document Title: Policy Clarification Memo (PCM) 10-004: When Can DCS Establish an Administrative Support Order Based on the Existence of a Registered Domestic Partnership?

Subject: Establish support order based on existence of a registered domestic partnership.

Effective Date: April 23, 2010.

Document Description: This PCM explains that DCS may establish administrative child support orders against male or female registered domestic partners based on their legal status as a presumed parent, even if there is no biological relationship to the child.

To receive a copy of the interpretive or policy statements, contact Janet Hazelton, Division of Child Support, P.O. Box 11520, Tacoma, WA 98411-5520, phone (360) 664-5236, TDD/TTY (360) 753-9122, fax (360) 586-3274, e-mail JHazelto@dshs.wa.gov, web site http://www.dshs.wa.gov/dcs/.

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