GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
HOUSE BILL 189
Short Title: Amend Info Prov./Non-Cust. Parent/Child Supp.
Representatives Glazier, Stevens, and L. Hall (Primary Sponsors).
For a complete list of Sponsors, refer to the North Carolina General Assembly Web Site.
Judiciary Subcommittee C.
March 4, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT to amend the laws regarding information provided to non-custodial parents subject to wage withholding orders under the laws pertaining to child support.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 110-136.3(a) reads as rewritten:
Contents of Support Orders. All child support orders, civil or criminal,
entered or modified in the State in IV-D cases shall include a provision
ordering income withholding to take effect immediately. All child support
orders, civil or criminal, initially entered in the State in non-IV-D cases on
or after January 1, 1994, shall include a provision ordering income withholding
to take effect immediately as provided in G.S. 110-136.5(c1), unless one
of the exceptions specified in G.S. 110-136.5(c1) applies. A non-IV-D
child support order that contains an income withholding requirement and a IV-D
child support order
shall:shall comply with each of the following:
(1) Require the
obligor to keep the clerk of court or IV-D agency informed of the obligor's
current residence and mailing
(2),(2a) Repealed by Session Laws 1993, c. 517, s. 1.
(3) Require the
obligor to cooperate fully with the initiating party in the verification of the
amount of the obligor's disposable
(4) Require the
custodial party to keep the obligor informed of
(i) the custodial
party's disposable income and the amount and effective date of any substantial
change in this disposable income and (ii) income.
(4a) Include the
current residence and mailing address of the
child, unless custodial
parent or the child, if the address of the custodial parent or the address of
the child are different. However, there is no requirement that the child
support order contain the address of the custodial parent or the child if (i)
there is an existing order prohibiting disclosure of the custodial parent or child's
address to the obligor or (ii) the court has determined that notice to the
obligor is inappropriate because the obligor has made verbal or physical
threats that constitute domestic violence under Chapter 50B of the General Statutes;
(5) Require the obligor to keep the initiating party informed of the name and address of any payor of the obligor's disposable income and of the amount and effective date of any substantial change in this disposable income."
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.