Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 196

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 31-14-11-1.1.

Synopsis: Temporary support orders in paternity cases. Specifies that a court may enter a temporary order for child support in a paternity action against either or both parents. Provides that a party must make a motion for a temporary order for child support. Requires the clerk of the circuit court to hold in escrow any money paid under a temporary order for child support until the court makes a determination regarding paternity and directs the clerk regarding distribution of the money.

Effective: July 1, 2000.





Washington




    January 10, 2000, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 111th General Assembly (2000)


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SENATE BILL No. 196



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning family law and juvenile law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

    SECTION 1. IC 31-14-11-1.1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2000]: Sec. 1.1. (a) In a paternity proceeding, the court shall issue a temporary order for child support against either or both parents:
        (1) upon the motion of a party; and
        (2)
if there is clear and convincing evidence that the man involved in the proceeding is the child's biological father.
     (b) The clerk of the circuit court shall hold in escrow any money paid under a temporary order for child support issued under this section until the court:
        (1) makes a final determination regarding paternity; and
        (2) directs the clerk regarding distribution of the money.