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BILL AS PASSED BY 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)  The court may order child support to continue up to the age of 22 for an individual with physical, mental, or developmental disabilities if the court finds that cessation of support would result in the individual losing:

(1)  housing and related services, thereby placing the individual at risk of being institutionalized, other than under the supervision of the department of corrections; or

(2)  health or community services.

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This act shall be repealed effective July 1, 2012.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