CHAPTER 342

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 181

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 13 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS.

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

Section 1. Amend § 2204, Title 13 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto the following:

"(d) In all cases in which the Division administratively changes the payee pursuant to subsection (b) of this section, the Division shall provide notice to all parties under the support order of the date of the obligor's final payment at the following times, when applicable:

(1) Six months from the date of the final payment;

(2) Three months from the date of the final payment; and

(3) Upon receipt of the final payment.

(e) The Division shall establish procedures for applying the notice requirements as listed in (d) above.

(f) In all cases when a child support wage attachment is in place, the Division shall immediately notify the non-custodial parent's employer to immediately terminate the wage withholding, when the parent's child support obligation has been satisfied."

Approved June 30, 2002