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HB 79: Child Maintenance Restitution

GENERAL BILL by Amesty ; Killebrew

Child Maintenance Restitution; Authorizes court to order defendant to pay child maintenance restitution to surviving parent or guardian of minor under certain conditions; provides for collection, disbursement, & enforcement of child maintenance restitution; prohibits person from discharging, refusing to employ, or taking disciplinary action against employee subject to child maintenance restitution; provides civil penalties; provides for payments after defendant's incarceration; provides that court may modify order of child maintenance restitution.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/26/2023 House • Filed
10/5/2023 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee
1/9/2024 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
3/8/2024 House • Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee