House Journal: Page 959: Thursday, March 23, 2000
16 d. The parties to the mediation shall present any
17 agreement reached through the mediation to their
18 attorneys, if any. a mediation agreement reached by
19 the parties shall not be enforceable until approved by
20 the court.
21 e. The costs of mediation shall be borne by the
22 parties, as agreed to by the parties, or as ordered by
23 the court, and may be taxed as court costs. Mediation
24 shall be provided on a sliding fee scale for parties
25 who are determined to be indigent pursuant to section
27 5. The supreme court shall prescribe
28 qualifications for mediators under this section on or
29 before January 1, 2001. The qualifications shall
30 include but are not limited to the ethical standards
31 to be observed by mediators. The qualifications shall
32 not include a requirement that the mediator be
33 licensed to practice any particular profession.
34 Sec. 3. SUPREME COURT REPORT. The supreme court
35 shall submit a report to the general assembly by
36 January 1, 2001, which shall include any
37 recommendations for implementing, modifying, and
38 funding this Act.
39 Sec. 4. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act takes effect
40 July 1, 2001, except that section 3 of this Act takes
41 effect upon enactment."
42 2. Title Page, line 2, by inserting after the
43 word "child" the following: ", and providing
44 effective dates".
45 3. By renumbering as necessary.
Boddicker of Cedar offered the following amendment H-8442, to
the Senate amendment H-8415, filed by him and moved its adoption:
1 Amend the Senate amendment, H-8415, to House File
2 683, as amended, passed, and reprinted by the House,
3 as follows:
4 1. Page 1, line 29, by inserting after the figure
5 "679C." the following: "The provisions of this
6 section shall not apply if the action involves a child
7 support or medical support obligation enforced by the
8 child support recovery unit."
Amendment H-8442 was adopted.
On motion by Boddicker of Cedar the motion prevailed and the
House concurred in the Senate amendment H-8415, as amended.
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