June 26, 2019

SB 12-042: Bringing Child Support Enforcement Into Compliance with Federal Law

On January 11, 2012, Sen. Nancy Spence and Rep. Ken Summers introduced SB 12-042 – Concerning Bringing Certain Statutory Provisions Related to Child Support Into Compliance with Federal Law. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.

The bill authorizes the state department of human services to identify for another state, upon request and through a data match system, any assets owned by a person who owes child support in another state. The department is further authorized to seize such assets through levy or other appropriate processes.

The department and financial institutions are required to enter into agreements to implement the system. The data match required through the system shall be conducted quarterly.

On February 1 the Judiciary Committee referred the unamended bill to the full Senate for consideration for 2nd Reading.

Since this summary, the Senate second reading was laid over daily.

Summaries of other featured bills can be found here.

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