Senate File 2165 - Enrolled




                              SENATE FILE       
                              BY  COMMITTEE ON HUMAN
                                  RESOURCES

                              (SUCCESSOR TO SSB
                                  3083)
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                                   A BILL FOR
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                                       Senate File 2165

                             AN ACT
 RELATING TO THE DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED TO PREPARE A NOTICE
    OF ALLEGED PATERNITY AND SUPPORT DEBT IN ADMINISTRATIVE
    PATERNITY PROCEEDINGS.

 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:
    Section 1.  Section 252F.3, subsection 1, unnumbered
 paragraph 1, Code 2011, is amended to read as follows:
    The unit may prepare a notice of alleged paternity and
 support debt to be served on a party if the mother of the child
 or a government official with knowledge of the circumstances
 of possible paternity relying on government records provides
 a written statement to the unit department of human services
  certifying in accordance with section 622.1 that the putative
 father is or may be the biological father of the child or
 children involved. The notice shall be accompanied by a
 copy of the statement and served on the putative father
 in accordance with rule of civil procedure 1.305. Service
 upon the mother shall not constitute valid service upon the
 putative
  father. The notice shall include or be accompanied by all of
 the following:


                                                             
                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
                               President of the Senate


                                                             
                               KRAIG PAULSEN
                               Speaker of the House
    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the Senate and
 is known as Senate File 2165, Eighty=fourth General Assembly.


                                                             
                               MICHAEL E. MARSHALL
                               Secretary of the Senate
 Approved                , 2012


                                                             
                               TERRY E. BRANSTAD
                               Governor

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