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SB17-080

Reduce Amount Of Wages Subject To Garnishment

Concerning a reduction in the amount of earnings subject to garnishment.
Session:
2017 Regular Session
Subject:
Civil Law
Bill Summary

The bill changes the amount of wages that may be withheld and paid under a garnishment to the lesser of:

  • 25% of an individual's disposable earnings; or
  • If the individual makes less than 250% of the federal poverty level adjusted for family size, 10% of the individual's gross earnings; or
  • Zero if the individual's weekly take-home pay is less than 30 times the state's minimum wage.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Lost

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Sen. M. Merrifield

Sponsor

Co-sponsor