HB13-1209

HB13-1209 - Child Support Revisions

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning Changes To Child Support Provisions.

The bill makes several changes to the child support sections of the Uniform Dissolution of Marriage Act, including:

  • Revises the schedule of basic child support obligations, including the application of a minimum order formula for income below $1,100 per month rather than the existing level of $850 per month;
  • Revises the minimum child support amount in circumstances in which the parents' combined monthly adjusted gross income is less than $1,100 per month to $50 per month for one child; $70 per month for 2 children; $90 per month for 3 children; $110 per month for 4 children; $130 per month for 5 children; and $150 per month for 6 or more children;
  • Revises the formula for calculating the low-income adjustment by removing the 40% multiplier factor;
  • Makes amendments to the definition of "gross income", including clarification of when earnings or gains on retirement accounts may be included in gross income;
  • Adds language concerning the handling and application of lump sum social security disability benefits or retirement benefits;
  • Provides language concerning the retroactive establishment of child support in situations where there has been a post-order change of physical care agreed on by the parents; and
  • Revises the duties, make-up, and terms of the child support commission.

Senate Committees

Latest update: April 4, 2013
04/04/2013 Governor Action - Signed
03/26/2013 Signed by the President of the Senate
03/26/2013 Sent to the Governor
03/25/2013 Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/21/2013 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
03/21/2013 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
03/19/2013 Senate Third Reading Passed
03/18/2013 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments
03/15/2013 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/14/2013 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/12/2013 Senate Second Reading Laid Over to 03/14/2013
03/11/2013 Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily
03/06/2013 Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/01/2013 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary
02/26/2013 House Third Reading Passed
02/25/2013 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments
02/22/2013 House Second Reading Laid Over Daily
02/19/2013 House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/01/2013 Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services