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Child Support, Interim - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Their future is in our hands : final report to the 71st Legislature / House/Senate Joint Interim Committee on Child Support.
Subjects: Attorney General Child Support Division | Child support |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [161 pages  File size: 5,038 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study Texas law and procedure relating to the following matters: (1) access to state computer records to locate those persons who have failed to appear in court on enforcement action for nonpayment of child support; (2) revision of criminal nonsupport laws in response to court cases declaring the current law unconstitutional; (3) study the possible implementation of a "friend of the court" system for the monitoring of child support as currently used in Michigan and in at least one district court in Dallas, Texas; special emphasis should be given to possible coordination of such effort through local domestic relations offices; (4) study regarding the opening of satellite child collection offices in major metropolitan counties and also the operation of child support collection offices to provide for evening hours and weekend hours for the payment of child support; (5) establishing of a toll-free hot line for employers so that questions may be answered regarding wage withholding; (6) comparison of child support guidelines in this state with those of the other 49 states to see that the Texas Child Support Guidelines reflect the current thinking in other jurisdictions; (7) adoption of standardized forms for enforcement actions for the collection of support including petitions for enforcement, writs of commitment, writs of attachment and capias such as are now prepared by the attorney general for wage witholding and writs of income withholding; (8) any other matters that would assist in the collection of child support in this state; and (9) changes in law to provide for financial support from divorced parents to assist in the education of children beyond high school and especially for young persons attending college in this state.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Research notebook
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Judiciary, Senate Jurisprudence Committee joint interim study on child support : research notebook.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436r
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Working notebook
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Judiciary, Senate Jurisprudence Committee joint interim study on child support : working notebook.
Library Call Number: L1836.70 c436w
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: HCR 18, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S
Library Call Number: HCR 18, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S.
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 176 kb]
Committee: Joint Child Support, Interim
Title: Committee documentation - agendas, overview of Attorney General's Office of Child Support Enforcement, flow of funds, advisory committee and advocates panel recommendations
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1801.9 C437A 70
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View document [269 pages]

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