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BILL AS PASSED HOUSE AND SENATE 2007-2008

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S.271

AN ACT RELATING TO CHILD SUPPORT FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  15 V.S.A. § 658(g) is added to read:

(g)  Upon motion, the court may extend child support up to the age of 22 for an individual found by the court to have significant physical, mental, or developmental disabilities.  The court shall consider the factors identified in section 659 of this title in making its decision.  The parent seeking the order shall provide the court with documentation of the child’s disability.

Sec. 2.  SUNSET

This act shall be repealed effective July 1, 2012.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
115 State Street
Montpelier, Vermont


www.leg.state.vt.us