Code of the District of Columbia

Chapter 3. Interstate Family Support. [Repealed].


Subchapter I. General Provisions.

§ 46–301.01. Definitions. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 101, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(a), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(a)(1), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-341.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in par. (9), deleted “, the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, or the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act” following “this chapter”; added pars. (16A) and (16B); in par. (19), deleted “, the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, or the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act” following “this chapter”; And rewrote subpar. (22)(B) and pars. (23) and (24).

Cross References

Uniform child custody jurisdiction and marital or parent and child long-arm jurisdiction, see § 16-4601.01 et seq.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(a) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(a) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-510, March 20, 1998, 46 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(a) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Editor's Notes

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 102 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–301.02. Tribunal of the District. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 102, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-341.2.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 103 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–301.03. Remedies cumulative. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 103, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(a)(2), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-341.3.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section, which had read as follows: “Remedies provided by this chapter are cumulative and do not affect the availability of remedies under other law.”

Cross References

Court-ordered child support payments, arrearages, interception of District income tax refunds of individuals, see § 47-

Editor's Notes

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 104 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter II. Jurisdiction.

§ 46–302.01. Bases for jurisdiction over nonresident. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 201, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(1)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, designated the existing text as subsec. (a); in the lead-in language to subsec. (a), substituted “establish or enforce” for “establish, enforce, or modify”; in par. (a)(2), substituted “consent in a record” for “consent”; and added subsec. (b).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 201 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.02. Duration of personal jurisdiction. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 202, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(1)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-302.02. Procedure when exercising jurisdiction over nonresident. ”The Family Division, if it is exercising personal jurisdiction over a nonresident under § 46-302.01, may apply § 46-303.15 (special rules of evidence and procedure) to receive evidence from another state, and § 46-303.17 (assistance with discovery) to obtain discovery through a tribunal of another state. In all other respects, subchapters III through VII of this chapter do not apply and the tribunal shall apply the procedural and substantive law of the District, including the rules on choice of law other than those established by this chapter.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 202 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.03. Initiating and responding tribunal of the District. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 203, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.3.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 203 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.04. Simultaneous proceedings. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 204, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.4.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the section heading, deleted “in another state” following “proceedings”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 204 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.05. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 205, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(b), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.5.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02 and § 46-302.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(b) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(b) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 205 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.06. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 206, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(2)(D), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.6.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02 and § 46-302.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 206 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.07. Determination of controlling child-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 207, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(c), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(B), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.7.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-306.11.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(c) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(c) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(c) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 207 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.08. Child support orders for 2 or more obligees. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 208, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(C), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.8.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the section heading, deleted “Multiple” preceding “child”; and deleted “multiple” preceding “registrations” and “orders”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 208 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.09. Credit for payments. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 209, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(D), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-342.9.

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “Amounts collected and credited for a particular period pursuant to a support order issued by a tribunal of another state must be credited against the amounts accruing or accrued for the same period under a support order issued by the tribunal of the District.”

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.07.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 209 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.10. Application of chapter to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 210; as added June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(E), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 210 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–302.11. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal-support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 211; as added June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(b)(3)(E), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.02.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 211 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter III. Civil Provisions of General Application.

§ 46–303.01. Proceedings available under this chapter. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 301, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(1), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.1.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-303.05.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 repealed subsec. (b); and in subsec. (c), substituted “initiate” for “commence”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 301 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.02. Proceeding by minor parent. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 302, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(2), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in section heading, substituted “Proceeding” for “Action”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 302 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.03. Application of law of the District. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 303, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(3), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.3.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in par. (1), deleted “, including the rules on choice of law,” following “substantive law”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 303 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).

This section is based upon § 303 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (1996 Act).


§ 46–303.04. Duties of initiating tribunal. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 304, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(d), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(4), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.4.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), deleted “3 copies of” preceding “the petition”; and rewrote subsec. (b), which had read as follows: “(b) If a responding state has not enacted the provisions of this chapter, or a law or procedure substantially similar to this chapter, a tribunal of the District may issue a certificate or other document and make findings required by the law of the responding state. If the responding state is a foreign jurisdiction, the tribunal may specify the amount of support sought and provide other documents necessary to satisfy the requirements of the responding state.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(d) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(d) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(d) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 304 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.05. Duties and powers of responding tribunal. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 305, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(e), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(5), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.5.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-304.01.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the lead-in language of subsec. (b), substituted “not prohibited by other law” for “otherwise authorized by law”; added subsec. (f); and rewrote par. (b)(1), which had read as follows: “(1) Issue or enforce a support order, modify a child support order, or render a judgment to determine parentage;”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(e) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(e) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(e) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 305 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.06. Inappropriate tribunal. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 306, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(f), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(6), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.6.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 substituted “the tribunal” for “it”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(f) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(f) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(f) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 306 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.07. Duties of support enforcement agency. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 307, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(g), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(7), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.7.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the lead-in language of subsec. (b), substituted “agency of the District” for “agency” and deleted “as appropriate”; in par. (b)(4), substituted “notice in a record” for “written notice”; in par. (b)(5), substituted “communication in a record” for “written communication”; redesignated subsec. (c) as subsec. (f); and added subsecs. (c), (d), and (e).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(g) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary addition of § 30-343.7a 1981 Ed., see § 2(h) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(g) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(g) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 307 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.07a. [Transferred]. [Transferred]

Redesignated as § 46-303.08.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 307a; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(h), 45 DCR 2924; redesignated § 308, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(8), 53 DCR 3634.)


§ 46–303.08. Duty of Mayor to order or provide services. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 307a; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(h), 45 DCR 2924; redesignated § 308, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(8), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.7a.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.07a

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-301.01.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-303.07a. Mayor to order or provide services. ”If the Mayor determines that the support enforcement agency is neglecting or refusing to provide services to an individual, the Mayor may order the agency to perform its duties under this chapter or may provide those services directly to the individual.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(h) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(h) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(h) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.08 has been recodified as § 46-303.09 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(9).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 308 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.09. Private counsel. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 308, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 309, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(9), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.8.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.08

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.09 has been recodified as § 46-303.10 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(10).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 309 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.10. Duties of Mayor. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 309, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 310, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(10), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.9.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.09

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.10 has been recodified as § 46-303.11 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(10).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 310 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.11. Pleadings and accompanying documents. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 310, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 311, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(11), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.10.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.10

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, rewrote subsec. (a), which had read as follows: “(a) A petitioner seeking to establish or modify a support order or to determine parentage in a proceeding under this chapter must verify the petition. Unless otherwise ordered under § 46-303.11 (nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances), the petition or accompanying documents must provide, so far as known, the name, residential address, and social security numbers of the obligor and the obligee, and the name, sex, residential address, social security number, and date of birth of each child for whom support is sought. The petition must be accompanied by a certified copy of any support order in effect. The petition may include any other information that may assist in locating or identifying the respondent.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.11 has been recodified as § 46-303.12 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(12).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 311 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.12. Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 311, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 312, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(12), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.11.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.11

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-303.11 and § 46-306.02.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-303.11. Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances. ”Upon a finding, which may be made ex parte, that the health, safety, or liberty of a party or child would be unreasonably put at risk by the disclosure of identifying information, or if an existing order so provides, a tribunal shall order that the address of the child or party or other identifying information not be disclosed in a pleading or other document filed in a proceeding under this chapter.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.12 has been recodified as § 46-303.13 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(13).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 312 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.13. Costs and fees. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 312, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 313, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(13), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.12.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.12

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (c), deleted “(enforcement and modification of support order after registration)” following “this chapter”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.13 has been recodified as § 46-303.14 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(14).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 313 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.14. Limited immunity of petitioner. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 313, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 314, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(14), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.13.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.13

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), substituted “a proceeding under this chapter” for “a proceeding”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.14 has been recodified as § 46-303.15 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(15).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 314 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.15. Nonparentage as defense. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 314, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 315, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(15), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.14.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.14

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.15 has been recodified as § 46-303.16 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(16).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 315 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.16. Special rules of evidence and procedure. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 315, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 316, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(16), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.15.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.15

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.10.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), substituted “a nonresident party who is an individual in a tribunal” for “the petitioner in a responding tribunal”; in subsec. (e), substituted “record” for “writing”; in subsec. (f), substituted “shall” for “may”; added subsec. (j); and rewrote subsec. (b), which had read as follows: “(b) A verified petition, affidavit, or document substantially complying with federally mandated forms, and a document incorporated by reference in any of them, not excluded under the hearsay rule if given in person, is admissible in evidence if given under oath by a party or witness residing in another state.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.16 has been recodified as § 46-303.17 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(17).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 316 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.17. Communications between tribunals. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 316, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 317, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(17), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.16.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.16

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.10.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-303.16. Communications between tribunals. ”A tribunal of the District may communicate with a tribunal of another state in writing, or by telephone or other means, to obtain information concerning the laws of that state, the legal effect of a judgment, decree, or order of that tribunal, and the status of a proceeding in the other state. A tribunal of the District may furnish similar information by similar means to a tribunal of another state.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.17 has been recodified as § 46-303.18 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(18).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 317 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).

This section is based upon § 317 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (1996 Act).


§ 46–303.18. Assistance with discovery. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 317, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 318, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(18), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.17.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.17

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.10.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Former § 46-303.18 has been recodified as § 46-303.19 by D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(19).

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 318 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–303.19. Receipt and disbursement of payments. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 318, 42 DCR 6748; redesignated § 319, June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(c)(19), 53 DCR 3634.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-343.18.

2001 Ed., § 46-303.18

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-303.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, designated the existing text as subsec. (a); and added subsecs. (b) and (c).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 319 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter IV. Establishment of Support Order.

§ 46–304.01. Petition to establish support order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 401, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(d), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-344.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (c), deleted “(duties and powers of responding tribunal)” following “§ 46-303.05”; and rewrote subsec. (b).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 401 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter V. Enforcement of Order of Another State Without Registration.

§ 46–305.01. Employer’s receipt of income-withholding order of another state. [Repealed]

An income-withholding order issued in another state may be sent by or on behalf of the obligee, or by the support enforcement agency, to the person defined as the obligor’s employer under Chapter 2 of this title, without first filing a petition or comparable pleading or registering the order with a tribunal of the District.

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 501, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(e)(1), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 substituted “sent by or on behalf of the obligee, or by the support enforcement agency, to the person” for “sent to the person or entity”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of subchapter, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of subchapter heading, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 501 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.02. Employer’s compliance with income-withholding order of another state. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 502; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(e)(2), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in par. (c)(2), deleted “or agency” following “person”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 502 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.03. Employer’s compliance with 2 or more income-withholding orders. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 503; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(e)(3), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.3.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-305.02.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote section, which had read as follows: “§ 46-305.03. Compliance with multiple income-withholding orders. ”If an obligor’s employer receives multiple income-withholding orders with respect to the earnings of the same obligor, the employer satisfies the terms of the multiple orders if the employer complies with the law of the state of the obligor’s principal place of employment to establish the priorities for withholding and allocating income withheld for multiple child support obligees.”

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 503 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.04. Immunity from civil liability. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 504; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.4.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 504 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.05. Penalties for noncompliance. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 505; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.5.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2875).

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 505 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.06. Contest by obligor. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 506; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(e)(4), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.6.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), substituted “employer in the District by registering the order in a tribunal of the District and filing a contest to that order as provided in subchapter VI of this chapter, or otherwise contesting the order” for “employer in the District”, and deleted “Section 604 applies to the contest.”; in par. (b)(2), substituted “order relating to the obligor” for “order”; and in par. (b)(3), deleted “or agency” following “person” in two places.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 506 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–305.07. Administrative enforcement of orders. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 507, formerly § 502, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(i), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(e)(5), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-345.7.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), substituted “party or support enforcement agency” for “party”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151), and § 2(i) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(i) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 507 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter VI. Registration, Enforcement, and Modification of Support Order.

Part A. Registration and Enforcement of Support Order.

§ 46–306.01. Registration of order for enforcement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 601, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(2), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 deleted “an” preceding “income-withholding”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 601 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.02. Procedure to register order for enforcement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 602, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(3), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in the lead-in language to subsec. (a), substituted “records” for “documents”; in par. (a)(2), substituted “the order” for “all orders”, and substituted “the order” for “an order”; in par. (a)(3), substituted “person requesting” for “party seeking”; in par. (a)(5), substituted “Except as otherwise provided in § 46-303.12, the” for “The”, and deleted “agency or” preceding “person”; and added subsecs. (d) and (e).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 602 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.03. Effect of registration for enforcement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 603, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.3.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 603 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.04. Choice of law. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 604, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(4), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.4.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-306.07.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 604 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Part B. Contest of Validity or Enforcement.

§ 46–306.05. Notice of registration of order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 605, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(j), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(5), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.5.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (b), substituted “A notice” for “The notice”; redesignated subsec. (c) as subsec. (d); and added subsec. (c).

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(j) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(j) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 29, 1998, 45 DCR 1950.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(j) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 605 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.06. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 606, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(k), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(6), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.6.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (a), deleted “(contest of registration or enforcement)” following “§ 46-306.07”.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(k) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(k) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 29, 1998, 45 DCR 1950.

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(k) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 606 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.07. Contest of registration or enforcement. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 607, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(7), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.7.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-306.06.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in par. (a)(6), substituted “;” for “; or”; in par. (a)(7), deleted “(choice of law)” following “§ 46-306.04”, substituted “alleged arrearages” for “arrearages”, and substituted “; or” for a period; and added par. (a)(8).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 607 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.08. Confirmed order. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 608, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.8.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 608 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Part C. Registration and Modification of Child Support Order.

§ 46–306.09. Procedure to register child support order of another state for modification. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 609, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.9.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 609 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.10. Effect of registration for modification. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 610, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(8), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.10.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 substituted “§ 46-306.11, § 46-306.13, or § 46-306.15” for “§ 46-306.11”; and deleted “(modification of child support order of another state)” following “§ 46-306.11”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 610 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.11. Modification of child-support order of another state. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 611, 42 DCR 6748; July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(l), 45 DCR 2924; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(9), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.11.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.01, § 46-306.10, and § 46-306.15.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, rewrote the section.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(l) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 2(l) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 2(l) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR).

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 611 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.12. Recognition of order modified in another state. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 612, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(10), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.12.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 612 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.13. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when individual parties reside in the District. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 613; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(m), 45 DCR 2924; Apr. 12, 2000, D.C. Law 13-91, § 145, 47 DCR 520; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.13.

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-306.10 and § 46-306.11.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 13-91 deleted the phrase “of this chapter” following the enumeration of subchapters.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(m) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(m) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(m) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR).

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 613 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.14. Notice to issuing tribunal of modification. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 614; as added July 24, 1998, D.C. Law 12-131, § 2(m), 45 DCR 2924; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.14.

Emergency Legislation

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(m) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Emergency Amendment Act of 1997 (D.C. Act 12-225, December 23, 1997, 45 DCR 151).

For temporary addition of section, see § 2(m) of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-310, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1950).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 7(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-309, March 20, 1998, 45 DCR 1923), § 7(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-439, August 12, 1998, 45 DCR 6110), § 7(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-503, October 27, 1998, 45 DCR 8495), and § 7(a) of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-600, January 20, 1999, 46 DCR 1239).

For temporary amendment of section, see § 13 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-372, June 9, 1998, 45 DCR 4270), § 13 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Legislative Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-425, July 31, 1998, 45 DCR 5682), § 13 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-552, December 24, 1998, 46 DCR 521), and § 13 of the Self-Sufficiency Promotion Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 1999 (D.C. Act 13-9, February 17, 1999, 46DCR 2492).

For temporary repeal of D.C. Law 12-103, see § 13 of the Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Second Emergency Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Act 12-439, August 12, 1998, 45 DCR 6110).

Temporary Legislation

For temporary (225 day) amendment of section, see § 7(a) of Child Support and Welfare Reform Compliance Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-210, April 13, 1999, law notification 46 DCR 3832).

For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(m) of Uniform Interstate Family Support Temporary Amendment Act of 1998 (D.C. Law 12-94, April 29, 1998, law notification 45 DCR 2785).

Editor's Notes

Application of Law 12-131: See Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 614 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–306.15. Jurisdiction to modify child-support order of foreign country or political subdivision. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 615; as added June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(f)(11), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Section References

This section is referenced in § 46-302.01, § 46-306.10, and § 46-306.11.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 615 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter VII. Determination of Parentage.

§ 46–307.01. Proceeding to determine parentage. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 701, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(g), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-347.1.

Cross References

Interstate family support, available proceeding, determination of parentage, see § 46-303.01.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 701 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter VIII. Interstate Rendition.

§ 46–308.01. Grounds for rendition. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 801, 42 DCR 6748; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-348.1.

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 801 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


§ 46–308.02. Conditions of rendition. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 802, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(h), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-348.2.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137, in subsec. (b), deleted “the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, or the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act,” following “this chapter”.

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 802 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).


Subchapter IX. Miscellaneous Provisions.

§ 46–309.01. Uniformity of application and construction. [Repealed]

Repealed.


(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 901, 42 DCR 6748; June 22, 2006, D.C. Law 16-137, § 2(i), 53 DCR 3634; Feb. 27, 2016, D.C. Law 21-73, § 902, 63 DCR 222.)

Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-349.1.

Effect of Amendments

D.C. Law 16-137 rewrote the section which had read as follows: “This chapter shall be applied and construed to effectuate its general purpose to make uniform the law with respect to the subject of this chapter among states enacting it.”

Effective Dates

Applicability: Section 3 of D.C. Law 16-137 provided: “This act shall apply as of April 1, 2007.”

Editor's Notes

Uniform Law: This section is based upon § 901 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act).