CHAPTER 84

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 132

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

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

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

Section 1. Amend § 513(a), Title 13 of the Delaware Code by striking the period (".") at the end of subsection (12) and replacing it with a semi-colon (";").

Section 2. Amend § 513(a), Title 13 of the Delaware Code by inserting a new subsection (13) as follows:

"(13) Order either party to designate a minor child or children covered under a support order as a beneficiary on any of the parties' existing life insurance policies for the duration of the support order.  The designation may be exclusive or non-exclusive, as determined by the Court.  The Court, in its discretion, may further order the obligor or obligee, whichever is applicable, to designate a trustee, if not the obligor or obligee, for the child or children until such child has reached the age of majority.".

Approved July 05, 2011