Section 17523.5 Of Article 2. Collections And Enforcement From California Family Law Code >> Division 17. >> Chapter 2. >> Article 2.
. (a) (1) Notwithstanding any other law, in connection with
the duty of the department and the local child support agency to
promptly and effectively collect and enforce child support
obligations under Title IV-D, the transmission, filing, and recording
of a lien record by departmental and local child support agency
staff that arises pursuant to subdivision (a) of Section 4506 of this
code or Section 697.320 of the Code of Civil Procedure against the
real property of a support obligor in the form of a digital or a
digitized electronic record shall be permitted and governed only by
(2) A facsimile signature that complies with the requirements of
paragraph (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 27201 of the Government
Code shall be accepted on any document relating to a lien that is
filed or recorded pursuant to this section.
(3) Pursuant to Chapter 4 (commencing with Section 10080) of Part
1 of Division 9 of the Welfare and Institutions Code, the department
and the local child support agency may use the California Child
Support Automation System to transmit, file, and record a lien record
under this section.
(b) Nothing in this section shall be construed to require a county
recorder to establish an electronic recording delivery system or to
enter into a contract with an entity to implement this section.
(c) For purposes of this section, the following terms have the
(1) "Digital electronic record" means a record containing
information that is created, generated, sent, communicated, received,
or stored by electronic means, but not created in original paper
(2) "Digitized electronic record" means a scanned image of the
original paper document.