HB549: Child support arrearages; publication of names.

Offered January 11, 2012
Prefiled January 10, 2012
A BILL to amend and reenact § 63.2-1940.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to child support arrearages; publication of names.
Patron-- Comstock

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  That § 63.2-1940.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§ 63.2-1940.1. Publishing a delinquent parent list; coordinated arrests.

The Division of Child Support Enforcement shall (i) publish at regular intervals a list of the most wanted delinquent parents as determined by the Commissioner together with arrearage information and other identifying information, including but not limited to, a photograph, occupation and last known address, for the purpose of locating such delinquent parents and enhancing enforcement of child support obligations and (ii) periodically conduct coordinated arrests of delinquent parents in conjunction with state and local criminal justice agencies pursuant to § 16.1-278.16.