Child support obligations; party's incarceration not deemed voluntary unemployment/underemployment. (HB2055)

Introduced By

Del. Don Scott (D-Portsmouth)

Progress

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

Description

Child support obligations; party's incarceration not deemed voluntary unemployment or underemployment. Provides that a party's incarceration for 180 or more consecutive days shall not ordinarily be deemed voluntary unemployment or underemployment for the purposes of calculating child support and imputing income for such calculation. The bill further provides that a party's incarceration for 180 or more days shall be a material change of circumstances upon which a modification of a child support order may be based. Read the Bill »

Status

01/19/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21101869D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/15/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2055)

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