Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 4092Primary Sponsor: ThomasType of Legislation: GBSubject: Child support paymentsResiding Body: HouseComputer Document Number: 436/11264AC.93Introduced Date: 19930414Date of Last Amendment: 19940421Last History Body: HouseLast History Date: 19940421Last History Type: Objection withdrawn by RepresentativeScope of Legislation: StatewideAll Sponsors: Thomas Rogers Trotter Barber Law Fulmer Waites Corning Harrison Gamble Stuart P. Harris Witherspoon Riser Inabinett Wofford Marchbanks Stille Allison J. Wilder Kelley McTeer Jennings Cooper Martin Lanford D. Wilder Keegan Delleney McAbee Graham McElveen KlauberType of Legislation: General Bill
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN Leg Involved ____ ______ ____________ ______________________________ ___ ____________ 4092 House 19940421 Objection withdrawn by Neilson Representative Hines 4092 House 19940421 Objection by Representative Whipper Rhoad Neilson Anderson White Cobb_Hunter Neal 4092 House 19940421 Amended 4092 House 19940406 Objection withdrawn by J. Brown Representative 4092 House 19940223 Objection by Representative Moody-Lawrence Williams J. Brown Hines Scott 4092 House 19940222 Debate adjourned until Wednesday, February 23, 1994 4092 House 19940209 Committee Report: Favorable 25 with amendment 4092 House 19930414 Introduced, read first time, 25 referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
AMENDED FIRST TIME--NOT PRINTED IN THE HOUSE
Amendment No. 1 (Doc Name
April 21, 1994
Introduced by REPS. Thomas, Rogers, Trotter, Barber, Law, Fulmer, Waites, Corning, Harrison, Gamble, Stuart, P. Harris, Witherspoon, Riser, Inabinett, Wofford, Marchbanks, Stille, Allison, J. Wilder, Kelley, McTeer, Jennings, Cooper, Martin, Lanford, D. Wilder, Keegan, Delleney, McAbee, Graham, McElveen and Klauber
S. Printed 2/9/94--H.
Read the first time April 14, 1993.
TO AMEND SECTION 20-7-420, AS AMENDED, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO FAMILY COURT JURISDICTION, SO AS TO AUTHORIZE THE COURT TO REQUIRE A PERSON DELINQUENT IN MAKING CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS TO PAY THE ARREARAGE AND INTEREST ON THE ARREARAGE AS PROVIDED FOR MONEY DECREES AND JUDGMENTS.
Amend Title To Conform
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. Section 20-7-420 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding an appropriately numbered item to read:
"( ) to require a person who is delinquent in making court-ordered child support payments to pay the arrearage and interest on the arrearage which interest must be calculated at the legal rate pursuant to Section 34-31-20(B), provided, that if the family court judge does not impose interest the judge must state the reason therefor in the order or decree; and provided, further, that any interest collected must be paid to the obligee."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.