Spousal support payments; employer withholding. (SB615)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)

Progress

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

Description

Spousal support payments; employer withholding. Clarifies that spousal support orders may be enforced by a court order requiring the payor's employer to deduct the support amount due from the amounts due or payable to such payor. Under current law, it is unclear that such withholding is available for enforcement of spousal support payments in addition to child support payments. The bill contains technical amendments. Amends § 20-79.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/10/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103427D
01/10/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/22/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2018Read second time
01/24/2018Engrossed by Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2018Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Placed on Calendar
01/29/2018Read first time
01/29/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/15/2018Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
02/19/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/23/2018Reported from Courts of Justice (18-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2018Read second time
02/28/2018Read third time
02/28/2018Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/28/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Enrolled
03/05/2018Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB615ER)
03/05/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Signed by President
03/14/2018Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 14, 2018
03/14/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/30/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 707 (effective 7/1/18)
03/30/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0707)

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 54 seconds.