Child support; imputation of income, custodial parent attendance in educational, etc., program. (SB718)

Introduced By

Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child support; imputation of income; enrollment in educational or vocational program. Provides that a parent's decision to enroll in and complete an educational or vocational program that is likely to maintain or increase the parent's earning potential may be considered as a factor in determining whether to impute income to such parent for purposes of the parent's child support obligation. The bill also provides that any child care costs incurred by a custodial parent due to the parent's decision to enroll in such an education program may also be considered. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/30/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13
11/30/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101524D
11/30/2012Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/14/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendments (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB718)
01/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Read second time
01/16/2013Reading of amendments waived
01/16/2013Committee amendments agreed to
01/16/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB718E
01/16/2013Printed as engrossed 13101524D-E
01/17/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB718E)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Read second time
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/11/2013Engrossed by House as amended SB718
02/11/2013Passed House with amendment BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013House amendment agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB718ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB718ER)
03/18/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 522 (effective 7/1/13)
03/18/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0522)