Child support; proportionate share of health insurance premiums. (HB1951)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Child support; proportionate share of health insurance premiums. Provides that only the proportionate share of a health insurance premium for a child who is the subject of a support order shall be added to the child support obligation. The bill provides that the cost per person is determined by subtracting the cost of individual coverage for the policy holder from the total cost of the coverage, and dividing the remainder by the number of remaining covered persons. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101169D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1951)
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/28/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Read first time
02/09/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/10/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/23/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Passed by for the day
02/24/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (37-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Read third time
02/25/2015Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1951ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/09/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1951ER)
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 510 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)


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 1 minute.


Editor’s Pick
Donald writes:

This amendment does not delineate custodial and non-custodial requirements. Non-custodial health care payments should be included in the child support payment obligation and used as a deduction to the net amount of any payment to DCSE.