Code of the District of Columbia

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 [Repealed]

Repealed.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 [Repealed]

Repealed.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 [Repealed]

Repealed.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 [Repealed]

Repealed.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).