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HB 0540 - Domestic relations; child support; provisions

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Smith,Tommy 168th
Last Action: 2/19/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported
House Committee: Judy
Assigned To:
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07. Juvenile CourtsNext Bill

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

Amend Title 19.  Relating to domestic relations.  This bill would change certain provision relating to voluntary separation, abandonment, or driving off of spouse. This bill would create a duty in certain circumstances to provide child support for a mentally or physically disabled child beyond 18.  This bill would provide for postmajority child support in final verdict or divorce decree and provide that a child's eligibly to receive public benefits shall not be impacted by an award of postmajority child support. 

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