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§ 110‑139.1. Access to federal parent locator service; parental kidnapping and child custodycases.

(a)        Except as otherwise provided in this section, the parentlocator service of the Department of Health and Human Services shall transmit,upon payment of the fee prescribed by federal law, requests for information asto the whereabouts of any parent or child to the federal parental locatorservice when such requests are made by judges, clerks of superior court,district attorneys, or United States attorneys, and when the information is tobe used to locate the parent or child for the purpose of enforcing State orfederal law with respect to:

(1)        The unlawful taking or restraint of a child;

(2)        Making or enforcing a child custody determination, includingvisitation orders;

(3)        Establishing paternity; or

(4)        Establishing, setting or modifying the amount of, orenforcing child support obligations.

TheDepartment shall not disclose any information from or through the parentlocator service if there is reasonable evidence of domestic violence or childabuse and the disclosure of the information could be harmful to the custodialparent or the child of the custodial parent.

(b)        For the purpose of this section, custody determination meansa judgment, decree, or other order of the court providing for the custody orvisitation of a child and includes permanent or temporary orders, and initialorders and modifications.

(c)        All nonjudicial records maintained by the Departmentpertaining to the unlawful taking or restraint of a child or child custodydeterminations shall be confidential, and only individuals directly connectedwith the administration of the child support enforcement program and thoseauthorized herein shall have access to these records. (1983, c. 15, s. 1; 1997‑433, s. 8.2; 1997‑443,s. 11A.118(a); 1998‑17, s. 1.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_110 > GS_110-139_1

§ 110‑139.1. Access to federal parent locator service; parental kidnapping and child custodycases.

(a)        Except as otherwise provided in this section, the parentlocator service of the Department of Health and Human Services shall transmit,upon payment of the fee prescribed by federal law, requests for information asto the whereabouts of any parent or child to the federal parental locatorservice when such requests are made by judges, clerks of superior court,district attorneys, or United States attorneys, and when the information is tobe used to locate the parent or child for the purpose of enforcing State orfederal law with respect to:

(1)        The unlawful taking or restraint of a child;

(2)        Making or enforcing a child custody determination, includingvisitation orders;

(3)        Establishing paternity; or

(4)        Establishing, setting or modifying the amount of, orenforcing child support obligations.

TheDepartment shall not disclose any information from or through the parentlocator service if there is reasonable evidence of domestic violence or childabuse and the disclosure of the information could be harmful to the custodialparent or the child of the custodial parent.

(b)        For the purpose of this section, custody determination meansa judgment, decree, or other order of the court providing for the custody orvisitation of a child and includes permanent or temporary orders, and initialorders and modifications.

(c)        All nonjudicial records maintained by the Departmentpertaining to the unlawful taking or restraint of a child or child custodydeterminations shall be confidential, and only individuals directly connectedwith the administration of the child support enforcement program and thoseauthorized herein shall have access to these records. (1983, c. 15, s. 1; 1997‑433, s. 8.2; 1997‑443,s. 11A.118(a); 1998‑17, s. 1.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_110 > GS_110-139_1

§ 110‑139.1. Access to federal parent locator service; parental kidnapping and child custodycases.

(a)        Except as otherwise provided in this section, the parentlocator service of the Department of Health and Human Services shall transmit,upon payment of the fee prescribed by federal law, requests for information asto the whereabouts of any parent or child to the federal parental locatorservice when such requests are made by judges, clerks of superior court,district attorneys, or United States attorneys, and when the information is tobe used to locate the parent or child for the purpose of enforcing State orfederal law with respect to:

(1)        The unlawful taking or restraint of a child;

(2)        Making or enforcing a child custody determination, includingvisitation orders;

(3)        Establishing paternity; or

(4)        Establishing, setting or modifying the amount of, orenforcing child support obligations.

TheDepartment shall not disclose any information from or through the parentlocator service if there is reasonable evidence of domestic violence or childabuse and the disclosure of the information could be harmful to the custodialparent or the child of the custodial parent.

(b)        For the purpose of this section, custody determination meansa judgment, decree, or other order of the court providing for the custody orvisitation of a child and includes permanent or temporary orders, and initialorders and modifications.

(c)        All nonjudicial records maintained by the Departmentpertaining to the unlawful taking or restraint of a child or child custodydeterminations shall be confidential, and only individuals directly connectedwith the administration of the child support enforcement program and thoseauthorized herein shall have access to these records. (1983, c. 15, s. 1; 1997‑433, s. 8.2; 1997‑443,s. 11A.118(a); 1998‑17, s. 1.)

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