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CS/HB 455: Alimony

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Burton ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hager ; Hill

Alimony; Requires use of specified factors in calculating alimony pendente lite; provides presumptions concerning alimony awards depending on duration of marriages; provides for imputation of income in certain circumstances; declares public policy concerning child's interests regarding time sharing in custody & support proceedings; prohibits court from changing duration of alimony award; provides for motions to advance trial of certain actions if specified period has passed since initial service on respondent.

Effective Date: 10/1/2016
Last Action: 3/7/2016 House - Laid on Table -HJ 871
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/27/2015 House • Filed
    11/5/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 40
    11/10/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 11/18/15, 3:30 pm, Sumner Hall
    11/18/2015 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 9 NAYS 4 -HJ 161
    • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 161
    1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 40
    2/2/2016 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
    2/4/2016 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 3 -HJ 406
    2/5/2016 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
    2/8/2016 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 405
    • CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 402
    3/2/2016 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/04/16
    3/4/2016 House • Temporarily postponed, on 2nd Reading -HJ 805
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
    3/7/2016 House • Substituted CS/CS/SB 668 (Vetoed by Governor) -HJ 871
    • Laid on Table -HJ 871

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  • CS/HB 455, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/5/2016 at 4:55 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 (er) Family Law Stargel Compare Last Action: 5/12/2017 S Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    Location: In committee/council (RC)

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    61.071 Alimony pendente lite; suit money. Page 3 (pdf)
    61.08 Alimony. Page 3 (pdf)
    61.14 Enforcement and modification of support, maintenance, or alimony agreements or orders. Page 17 (pdf)

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  • HB 455, Original Filed Version Posted 10/27/2015 at 4:46 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 4/15/2016 (pdf)
    Judiciary Committee (Post-Meeting) 2/5/2016 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 668 Family Law Stargel Compare Last Action: 5/12/2017 S Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
    Location: In committee/council (RC)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    579205 - Amendment
    Remove lines 476-477 and insert:
    Burton 2/3/2016
    6:13 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/4/2016
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    61.071 Alimony pendente lite; suit money. Page 3 (pdf)
    61.08 Alimony. Page 3 (pdf)
    61.14 Enforcement and modification of support, maintenance, or alimony agreements or orders. Page 17 (pdf)

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