HB1027 (2024) Detail

Relative to allowing child support to include the period of pregnancy.


HB 1027  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2024 SESSION

24-2302

05/10

 

HOUSE BILL 1027

 

AN ACT relative to allowing child support to include the period of pregnancy.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hynes, Hills. 2

 

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill defines child to include fetus under the child support guidelines and provides that child support may be ordered for the period of pregnancy.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

24-2302

05/10

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty Four

 

AN ACT relative to allowing child support to include the period of pregnancy.

 

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

 

1  New Paragraph; Definition of Child Added.  Amend RSA 458-C:2 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  "Child" includes a fetus.

2  New Paragraph; Application of Child Support Guidelines; Pregnancy.  Amend RSA 458-C:4 by inserting after paragraph II the following new paragraph:

II-a.  Child support may be ordered to include the period of time of pregnancy, starting at conception.  Support may include obligations for the typical costs of pregnancy including medical care.  Notwithstanding any other law, the child support order can apply retroactively to include the period of pregnancy.

3  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect January 1, 2025.

Links


Date Body Type
Feb. 13, 2024 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2024 House Exec Session
Feb. 13, 2024 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1027 Revision: 39494 Date: Nov. 28, 2023, 8:15 a.m.

Docket


Feb. 22, 2024: Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 02/22/2024 HJ 6


Feb. 14, 2024: Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate 02/13/2024 (Vote 15-0; CC)


Feb. 2, 2024: Executive Session: 02/13/2024 11:00 am LOB 206-208


Jan. 31, 2024: Public Hearing: 02/13/2024 11:00 pm LOB 206-208


Nov. 27, 2023: Introduced 01/03/2024 and referred to Children and Family Law