Bill Text - HB398 (2005)

Removing judicial discretion to include life insurance in a child support order.


Revision: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

HB 398 – AS INTRODUCED

2005 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 398

AN ACT removing judicial discretion to include life insurance in a child support order.

SPONSORS: Rep. Bickford, Straf 3

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits the court from ordering one of the parties to maintain life insurance as part of a child support order.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Five

AN ACT removing judicial discretion to include life insurance in a child support order.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Support and Custody of Children; Life Insurance. Amend RSA 458:17 by inserting after paragraph XI-a the following new paragraph:

XI-b. No child support order shall require a parent to maintain life insurance on behalf of the child.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2006.

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