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HB 0080 - Child Support Cooperation Act of 2019; enact

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: William Werkheiser
Last Action: 2/5/2019 - House Second Readers
House Committee: Judiciary
Assigned To:
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

HB 80 amends Code Section 49-4-23 of the O.C.G.A. to establish the Child Support Cooperation Act of 2019 which establishes state enforcement mechanisms for parents paying child support to dependents, as authorized by federal law. The legislation requires providers to comply with child support programs as a necessary condition of the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) in order to reduce child poverty.

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