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SB 1878: Family Law


Family Law; Revising provisions related to parenting coordination to include child support plans; authorizing a court to use a child support plan in its creation or approval of a certain schedule in a child support order or an income deduction order; removing the authority of the court to order the payment of attorney fees, suit money, and the cost of maintaining or defending a proceeding under ch. 61, F.S.; requiring a parent seeking an upward modification of an existing award to demonstrate that prior support payments have been used solely for the benefit of the child, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations -SJ 198
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 198
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary