View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD0092.004.docx to Bill 92     Senator BRIGHT MATTHEWS proposed the following amendment (JUD0092.004):

    Amend the committee report, as and if amended, page [92-2], by striking lines 4 through 15, in Section 20-3-130(B), as contained in SECTION 2, and inserting therein the following:    
/         (B)     In proceedings for divorce from the bonds of matrimony, and in actions for separate maintenance and support, the court may grant alimony or separate maintenance and support in such amounts and for such term as the court considers appropriate as from the circumstances of the parties and the nature of case may be just, pendente lite, and permanently and as otherwise allowed by this section. No alimony or separate maintenance and support may be awarded a spouse who commits adultery before the earliest of these two events: (1) the formal signing of a written property or marital settlement agreement or (2) entry of a permanent order of separate maintenance and support or of a permanent order approving a property or marital settlement agreement between the parties. However, the award of alimony must not be barred for adultery that occurs more than three hundred sixty-five days after the date of separation.         /
    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.