Child support; court shall recalculate obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated. (HB3163)

Introduced By

Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child support; incarcerated obligor. Provides that a court shall recalculate the child support obligation of an obligor who is incarcerated during the support period, the recalculation being retroactive to the date of incarceration. This bill also provides that prisoners and minor obligors are exempt from various fees and costs that may be collected by the Department of Social Services in enforcing support obligations. This bill further provides that reductions in the child support arrearages owed by prisoners and minor obligors should be granted for timely payments of support. Preference for placement in work programs will be given to otherwise qualified prisoners who have child support obligations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2007Presented and ordered printed 072652222
01/19/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2007Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB3163)
02/06/2007Left in Courts of Justice