HB536 (2013) Detail

Revising the child support guidelines based on foster care reimbursement rates.


HB 536 – AS INTRODUCED

2013 SESSION

13-0432 05/01

HOUSE BILL 536

AN ACT revising the child support guidelines based on foster care reimbursement rates.

SPONSORS: Rep. Oligny, Rock 34; Rep. Bickford, Straf 3; Rep. G. Hopper, Hills 2; Rep. Burt, Hills 6; Rep. Lambert, Hills 44; Rep. Sapareto, Rock 6; Rep. Itse, Rock 10

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill provides that the total child support obligation shall be no greater than the applicable foster care rate.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

13-0432

05/01

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Thirteen

AN ACT revising the child support guidelines based on foster care reimbursement rates.

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

1 Definition of Total Support Obligation. Amend RSA 458-C:2, XI to read as follows:

XI. “Total support obligation” means either net income multiplied by the appropriate percentage derived from RSA 458-C:3 or the applicable state foster care reimbursement rate, whichever is less.

2 Child Support Formula; Use of Foster Care Reimbursement Rates. RSA 458-C:3, II(a) is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

(a) The total support obligation shall be equal to the applicable state foster care reimbursement rate, taking into account the age and special needs of each child for whom support is being calculated, or the parents’ total net income, as defined in RSA 458-C:2, VI, multiplied by the appropriate percentage derived from paragraph I, whichever is less.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB536 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB536 Revision: 24761 Date: Jan. 28, 2013, midnight

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