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2013 Senate Bill 526: Revise child support recipient detail
  1. Introduced by Sen. Bruce Caswell (R) on September 19, 2013, to establish that court-ordered child support payments should go to the person who is actually caring for the children, not necessarily the person who is “legally responsible” for this.
    • 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 bill pass.
  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.
  4. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on December 3, 2014, to establish that court-ordered child support payments should go to the person who is actually caring for the children, not necessarily the person who is “legally responsible” for this.
    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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