Child support; withholding of income, independent contractors. (SB1539)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Withholding of income for child support; independent contractors. Requires any employer that contracts with an independent contractor, as defined in the bill, to submit information regarding such new independent contractor to the Virginia New Hire Reporting Center for the purposes of income withholding by the Division of Child Support Enforcement. The bill also makes clear that income earned by an independent contractor may be withheld by court order for payment of child support obligations. Amends § 16.1-278.16, § 20-79.1, § 20-79.2, § 20-79.3, § 63.2-1900, § 63.2-1903, § 63.2-1929, § 63.2-1944, § 63.2-1946, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


01/08/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100092D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice

Hearing Scheduled

This bill is scheduled to be heard in the Senate Courts of Justice committee on 01/21/2019. It meets on Monday, 8:00 A.M. and Wednesday, 1/2 hour after adjournment - Senate Room B.

Post a Public Comment About this Bill

if you have one

(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)