House File 709 - Reprinted HOUSE FILE 709 BY COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (SUCCESSOR TO HF 582) (As Amended and Passed by the House March 19, 2019 ) A BILL FOR An Act relating to the suspension of a child support order 1 relative to child in need of assistance proceedings. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 HF 709 (2) 88 pf/rh/md
H.F. 709 Section 1. NEW SECTION . 232.108A Suspension of child 1 support order —— child in need of assistance proceedings. 2 If, at any time during the judicial proceedings following 3 the filing of a petition pursuant to section 232.87, the 4 custody or physical care of a child is granted to a party who is 5 obligated to pay support for the child under an existing child 6 support order entered under chapter 234, 252A, 252C, 252F, 598, 7 or 600B, or any other chapter, and the party who is obligated 8 to pay support for the child notifies the juvenile court of the 9 existing child support order, the juvenile court shall issue a 10 notice to the appropriate district court requesting suspension 11 of any existing child support obligation for the party relating 12 to the child. Upon receipt by the district court of the 13 notice and documentation that established any such existing 14 child support obligation, the district court shall suspend 15 the support obligation of the party and the party’s support 16 obligation shall not accrue during the suspension period. The 17 juvenile court shall also issue a notice to the appropriate 18 district court regarding any subsequent order entered by 19 the juvenile court transferring the child to an alternative 20 placement that may require the district court to reinstate the 21 child support obligation of the party obligated to pay support 22 for the child. 23 -1- HF 709 (2) 88 pf/rh/md 1/ 1