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5 This act modifies provisions relating to child support, providing for a reduction in the
6 amount of child support when a child remains with the noncustodial parent for a certain
7 length of time.
8 This act affects sections of Utah Code Annotated 1953 as follows:
10 78-45-7.11, as last amended by Chapter 255, Laws of Utah 2001
11 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
12 Section 1. Section 78-45-7.11 is amended to read:
13 78-45-7.11. Reduction for extended parent-time.
14 (1) [
15 the h [
16 (a) 50% for each child for time periods during which the child is with the noncustodial
17 parent [
18 consecutive days of extended parent-time; or
19 (b) 25% for each child for time periods during which the child is with the noncustodial
20 parent for at least 14 of any 30 consecutive days of extended parent-time.
21 (2) If the dependent child is a client of cash assistance provided under Title 35A, Chapter
22 3, Part 3, Family Employment Program, any agreement by the parties for reduction of child support
23 during extended parent-time shall be approved by the administrative agency. [
24 (3) Normal parent-time and holiday visits to the custodial parent shall not be considered
26 (4) The Office of Recovery Services shall make the appropriate reduction provided for in
27 Subsection (1) after being notified that the extended parent-time has occurred. Either party may
28 notify the office.
30 shall be calculated by dividing the h [
30a the number of children included
31 in the award.
33 obligations calculated in accordance with Section 78-45-7.9 .
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-6-02 8:15 AM
A limited legal review of this legislation raises no obvious constitutional or statutory concerns.