CHAPTER 273

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 459

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PERMIT THE FAMILY COURT TO ATTACH UP TO 50 PERCENT OF THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION PAYMENT TO A DEFENDANT WHO FAILS TO PAY A SUPPORT ORDER.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 513, Chapter 5, of the Delaware Code by adding the following subsection:

"(12) Order the defendant to pay a maximum of 50 percent of his weekly unemployment compensation to a dependent, his guardian, custodian or trustee for his support obligation and in furtherance thereof to attach a maximum of 50 percent of the weekly unemployment compensation in payment thereof."

Approved June 21, 1982.