CHAPTER 159

(SB 62)

Electronic service of orders to withhold child support.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  allow for the electronic service of orders to withhold income in the collection of child support.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That § 25-7A-30 be amended to read as follows:

     25-7A-30.   The department shall enter and serve the order for withholding on the payor, its superintendent, manager, or other agent, by certified mail, first class mail, or personal delivery , or electronically in accordance with an agreement authorizing electronic service between the department and the payor, its superintendent, manager, or other agent . A copy of the order shall be mailed to the obligor at the obligor's last known post office address. The order for withholding shall be entered whether or not the order for support contains a provision for withholding of income or property.

     Signed March 1, 2007
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