Florida Senate - 2013 SENATOR AMENDMENT Bill No. CS/CS/SB 718, 1st Eng. Barcode 193588 LEGISLATIVE ACTION Senate . House . . . Floor: WD/3R . 04/04/2013 02:11 PM . ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— ————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————— Senator Flores moved the following: 1 Senate Amendment 2 3 Delete lines 754 - 773 4 and insert: 5 6 (12)(a) An obligor may file a petition for modification or 7 termination of an alimony award based on his or her retirement. 8 If granted, the modification or termination of the alimony award 9 shall become effective upon the later of the date of filing the 10 petition for modification or termination, or the retirement 11 date. 12 (b) A finding that an obligor has reached the age for 13 retirement for full social security benefits or if younger, the 14 customary retirement age for his or her occupation and has 15 retired from this profession shall be considered a substantial 16 change in circumstances as a matter of law. In determining 17 whether the obligor’s retirement is reasonable, the court shall 18 consider the obligor’s: 19 1. Age, 20 2. Health, and 21 3. Type of work. 22 (c) If the court finds the obligor’s retirement is 23 reasonable pursuant to paragraph (b), the court shall modify or 24 terminate the alimony award if warranted after consideration of 25 the financial circumstances of the parties.