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CS/HB 935: Child Support Enforcement

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Baxley

Child Support Enforcement; Provides that child support obligor may avoid suspension of driver license & vehicle registration by beginning to pay obligation by income deduction within specified period; provides that garnishee may consent to receive certain notices by secure e-mail or fax; requires establishment of automated method for CFO to periodically provide DOR electronic file of individuals to whom state pays money for goods or services or who lease real property to state; requires garnishment of such payments for past due or overdue support; deletes provisions requiring DOR to provide certain information to CFO for such purpose; revises provisions concerning use of unclaimed property for collection of past due support; revises language concerning who may cause certain liens to be placed for unpaid & delinquent support; authorizes liens on claim, settlement, or judgment that may result in payment to obligor; provides for notice to obligor; provides requirements for such notice.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Transportation (TR)
  3. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 91
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 91
1/23/2012 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/25/12, 8:00 am, 404 HOB
1/25/2012 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 299
1/26/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
1/27/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 297
• Now in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee -HJ 297
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, 01/31/12, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 290
1/31/2012 House • Favorable by Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 322
2/1/2012 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 322
2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/08/12, 8:30 am, 404 HOB
2/8/2012 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 549
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 549
2/20/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/22/12
2/22/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 723
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/23/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 772
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 772
2/24/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 822
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Transportation; Budget -SJ 822
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs