Child support arrearages; publication of names. (HB549)

Introduced By

Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Child support arrearages; publication of names.  Requires the Division of Child Support Enforcement of the Department of Social Services to publish a list of parents who are delinquent in the payment of child support in order to facilitate locating such parents and to enhance enforcement of child support obligations. Currently, the law only requires that the Division publish a list of the "most wanted delinquent parents." Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Committee
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101318D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB549)
01/23/2012Assigned HWI sub: #4
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
02/02/2012Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Read first time
02/06/2012Read second time
02/06/2012Pending question ordered
02/06/2012Engrossed by House
02/07/2012Read third time and passed House (90-Y 7-N)
02/07/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2012Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/17/2012Continued to 2013 in Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 19 minutes.

Comments

marshamaines writes:

AUDIT DSS FIRST - PURGE ALL ACCOUNTS THAT FAIL TO MEET ELIGIBILITY STANDARDS FOR CASE MANAGEMENT BY THE STATE - THEN - THIS IS A GOOD BILL.
Title 63.2 - WELFARE (SOCIAL SERVICES).
"Dependent child" MEANS any person who meets the eligibility criteria set forth in § 63.2-602, whose support rights have been assigned or whose authorization to seek or enforce a support obligation has been given to the Commonwealth AND whose SUPPORT IS REQUIRED BY Titles 16.1 and 20.
§ 63.2-602. Eligibility for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); penalty.
§ 63.2-404. Expenses of Auditor of Public Accounts, Comptroller and State Treasurer.
All expenses incurred by the Auditor of Public Accounts in auditing the books, records and accounts of the Board and the Commissioner, and in rendering other services to them and all expenses incurred by the Comptroller and the State Treasurer in performing the services required by or under Subtitles II and III of this title, may be treated as administrative expenses of the Department, and paid as such.

(Code 1950, § 63-112; 1968, c. 578, § 63.1-95; 1984, c. 498; 2002, c. 747.)