- New legislation that permits the state child support enforcement agency to discover and administratively seize insurance claim payments, awards, and settlements for the purpose of meeting past-due child support obligations;
- Changes to the income adjustment formula when parents are obligated to support children with multiple co-parents and joint legal responsibilities for the children;
- An amendment to the definition of 'shared physical care' so that overall parenting time with a child is considered rather than simply the number of overnights with a child;
- Changing the reasonable cost threshold percentage for the enforcement of court-ordered medical support from 20% to 5%;
- Adding statutory language requiring the annual exchange between parents of information relevant to child support calculations that have occurred since the previous child support order;
- Limiting the time period for which a party may seek retroactive child support based upon a change in physical care to 5 years; and
- Adding language regarding notice to possible and presumptive fathers.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)