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FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 461

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 5, TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO PROVIDE THAT A FAMILY COURT DEFENDANT IN A SUPPORT ACTION WHO FAILS TO PROVIDE THE COURT WITH A CHANGE OF ADDRESS MAY BE HELD IN CONTEMPT.

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

Section 1. Amend §513, Chapter 5, Title 13 of the Delaware Code by adding the following subsection:

"(13) When a defendant fails to notify the Court within five working days after a change of residential address hold the defendant in contempt of court and attach his wages."

Approved June 21, 1982.