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A. Notice of the income withholding shall be sent to the payor using the standard federal form prescribed by United States Secretary of Health and Human Services. Service of the notice may be by first-class mail. If an obligor is an employee of the Osage Nation, the ONCSS may hand-deliver the notice to the personnel office.

B. The income withholding shall not exceed the limits permitted under Section 303(b) of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1673(b), including any fee under this section.

C. A payor shall withhold the income in accordance with the notice on the next pay period of the obligor. The amounts withheld shall be sent to the ONCSS within seven business days after the date the obligor is paid. The payor shall include a statement with each payment that reports the date and amount that was withheld from the obligor’s income.

D. If the payor fails to withhold the child support amount pursuant to the provisions of the income withholding order, the payor shall be liable for the accumulated amount the payor should have withheld and paid from the obligor’s income.

E. When an obligor terminates employment and is no longer employed, the payor shall notify the ONCSS the obligor is no longer employed and shall provide the obligor’s last known address and the name and address of the obligor’s new employer, if known.

F. The payor shall be subject to a fine of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) per offense for discharging a noncustodial parent from employment, refusing to employ or taking disciplinary action against any noncustodial parent because of the withholding.

G. The payor may combine withheld amounts from two or more obligors’ income in a single payment to the ONCSS or other child support agency and separately identify the portion of the single payment that is attributed to each individual obligor.

H. The income assignment shall be binding on the payor until released by the ONCSS or by order of the Office of Administrative Hearings or Trial Court.

I. A child support income assignment shall have priority over any other subsequent garnishments against the same income.

J. The payor may deduct from the obligor’s income a sum not exceeding Five Dollars ($5.00) per pay period, but not to exceed Ten Dollars ($10.00) per month as reimbursements for costs incurred by the payor for the income withholding.

K. The child support income withholding applies to any current or subsequent payor.

L. A payor who complies with an income withholding notice that is regular on its face shall not be subject to civil liability to any individual or agency for conduct in compliance with the notice.

M. The income withholding remains in effect so long as current support is due and all arrearages have been paid for past-due support. ONCA 12-51, eff. June 18, 2012.