1997 Regular Session
To: Judiciary A
By: Representative Blackmon
House Bill 798
AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 93-11-64, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO USE SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS FOR ESTABLISHING AND ENFORCING SUPPORT ORDERS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 93-11-64, Mississippi Code of 1972:
93-11-64. (1) The Department of Human Services and its divisions; any agency, office, or registry established by the department, or which works in conjunction with the department, or is authorized to supply information to the department, may use social security numbers for the purposes of locating parents or alleged parents, establishing parentage, and establishing the amount of, modifying, or enforcing child support obligations.
(2) This section requires that the social security number of:
(a) Any applicant for a state-issued license be recorded on the application;
(b) Any individual who is subject to a divorce decree, support order, or paternity determination or acknowledgment be placed in the records relating to the matter; and
(c) Any individual who has died be placed in the records relating to the death and be recorded on the death certificate.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 1997.