REPORT TITLE:
Child Support


DESCRIPTION:
Requires parents of a minor who is a parent of a child to be
financially responsible for the support of the minor's child
until that minor attains the age of majority.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES                H.B. NO.           
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO CHILDREN.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Chapter 577, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended
 
 2 by adding a new section to be appropriately designated and to
 
 3 read as follows:
 
 4      "577-    Parent of minor; when required to support
 
 5 grandchild.  The parent or legally appointed guardian of a minor
 
 6 shall be financially responsible for the support and maintenance
 
 7 of the minor's child until that minor has attained the age of
 
 8 eighteen years."
 
 9      SECTION 2.  New statutory material is underscored.
 
10      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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12                           INTRODUCED BY:  _______________________