SB496 (2018) Detail

(Second New Title) relative to mediation for certain child support arrearages.


CHAPTER 230

SB 496-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

02/01/2018   0301s

02/01/2018   0419s

19Apr2018... 1259h

 

2018 SESSION

18-3006

04/05

 

SENATE BILL 496-FN

 

AN ACT relative to mediation for certain child support arrearages.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Carson, Dist 14; Sen. Avard, Dist 12; Sen. Lasky, Dist 13; Rep. K. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. M. MacKay, Hills. 30; Rep. Wall, Straf. 6; Rep. Welch, Rock. 13; Rep. Cushing, Rock. 21

 

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill permits mediation for child support arrearages for a period equaling or exceeding 8 weeks to be scheduled through the court.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/01/2018   0301s

02/01/2018   0419s

19Apr2018... 1259h 18-3006

04/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to mediation for certain child support arrearages.

 

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

 

230:1  Parental Rights and Responsibilities; Support.  Amend RSA 461-A:14, XVIII to read as follows:

XVIII.  Any motion for contempt of a court order regarding nonpayment of child support, if filed by a parent, shall be reviewed by the court within 30 days.  When the arrearage equals or exceeds the equivalent of 8 weeks of child support under the existing order, the matter of the arrearage may be scheduled for mediation through the court within 30 days of the filing of the motion for contempt of court unless a hearing on the motion is scheduled earlier.  The mediation shall not consider modification of the child support order.  The court shall not order mediation if there is a finding of domestic violence as defined in RSA 173-B:1, unless all parties agree to the mediation.

230:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date: August 07, 2018

 

 

Links

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Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 16, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 1, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 House Hearing
April 10, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 19, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB496 Revision: 4130 Date: June 13, 2018, 4:43 p.m.
SB496 Revision: 3792 Date: May 7, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
SB496 Revision: 3505 Date: April 19, 2018, 12:24 p.m.
SB496 Revision: 3025 Date: Feb. 21, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
SB496 Revision: 2741 Date: Dec. 20, 2017, 12:49 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 To Be Introduced 01/03/2018 and Referred to Judiciary; SJ 1
Jan. 16, 2018 Hearing: 01/16/2018, Room 100, SH, 09:00 am; SC 2A
Feb. 1, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0301s, 02/01/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 5
Feb. 1, 2018 Sen. Carson Moved to Remove SB 496-FN from the Consent Calendar; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
Feb. 1, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0301s, AA, VV; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
Feb. 1, 2018 Sen. Carson Floor Amendment # 2018-0419s, AA, VV; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
Feb. 1, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2018-0301s and 2018-0419s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/01/2018; SJ 3
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Children and Family Law HJ 7 P. 52
March 27, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/27/2018 01:00 PM LOB 206
April 10, 2018 Executive Session: 04/10/2018 LOB 206
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1259h (Vote 13-0; CC)
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-1259h for 04/19/2018 (Vote 13-0; CC) HC 15 P. 3
April 19, 2018 Amendment # 2018-1259h: AA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 3
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 1259h: MA VV 04/19/2018 HJ 13 P. 3
May 2, 2018 Sen. Carson Moved to Concur with the House Amendment, MA, VV; 05/02/2018; SJ 15
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0230; Effective 06/08/2018