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39-758. Location of absent parents or their assets; cooperation of governmental units with secretary; availability of information. (a) State, county and local units of government, their officers and employees, shall cooperate with the secretary for children and families in locating absent parents or their assets and shall on request supply the secretary for children and families with available information about an absent parent or the absent parent's assets including, but not limited to, the location, employment status, income, date of birth and social security number of the absent parent or any information concerning medical or health insurance coverage for dependents.

(b) Upon written request, federal and state agencies conducting locator activities under title IV-D shall be eligible to receive information leading to the location of an individual if the information is contained within any system used by this state to locate an individual for purposes relating to motor vehicles or law enforcement.

(c) Information received by the secretary for children and families under this section shall be available upon request to persons authorized to receive such information.

Any person receiving such information shall be subject to the provisions of K.S.A. 39-759, and amendments thereto. Information of the department of revenue shall be subject to the limitations of K.S.A. 79-3234, and amendments thereto.

(d) Any person or entity providing access to information pursuant to this section, including, but not limited to, access by automated processes, shall not be liable to any person for good faith actions in providing the access or information. The provisions of this subsection shall not apply to information of the department of revenue.

(e) Notwithstanding any prohibition to the contrary which may apply to information of the department of revenue, the secretary may enter into an agreement with any agency or official in this state to permit the secretary and the secretary's designees access to information for the purposes of this section. Such an agreement shall not be construed to be a contract for the performance of support enforcement services pursuant to K.S.A. 75-5365, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1976, ch. 210, § 8; L. 1982, ch. 188, § 1; L. 1997, ch. 182, § 70; L. 2014, ch. 115, § 90; July 1.



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