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2013 Senate Bill 521: Streamline delinquent child support, parenting time enforcement
  1. Introduced by Sen. Judy Emmons (R) on September 19, 2013, to essentially streamline procedures and the issuance and enforcement of subpoenas, bench warrants and contempt of court rulings in divorce-related parenting time orders and child support delinquencies.
    • Referred to the Senate Families, Seniors & Human Services Committee on September 19, 2013.
      • Reported in the Senate on November 12, 2013, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the Senate on February 18, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on February 18, 2014.
  2. Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on February 20, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the House on February 20, 2014.
    • Referred to the House Families, Children, and Seniors Committee on February 20, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on June 4, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered by Rep. Kenneth Kurtz (R) on November 13, 2014, to replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously describedto replace the previous version of the bill with one that revises details but does not change the substance as previously described. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 13, 2014.
  4. Passed 100 to 9 in the House on December 3, 2014, to essentially streamline procedures and the issuance and enforcement of subpoenas, bench warrants and contempt of court rulings in divorce-related parenting time orders and child support delinquencies.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Received in the Senate on December 4, 2014.
  6. Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on December 9, 2014, to concur with the House-passed version of the bill.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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