Under existing law, an employer who willfully fails or refuses to withhold or pay the amounts as ordered may be held to be in contempt of court, or personally liable to the obligee for failure to answer or withhold
This bill would provide that an employer who pays his or her employee's wages in a manner intending to protect the wages of his or her employee from being garnished or withheld for the purpose of the collection of child support payment owed by the employee shall be personally liable for the child support that could have been garnished or withheld
Relating to garnishment; to add a new Section 30-3-69.1 to Article 3, Chapter 3, Title 30, Code of Alabama 1975, to provide that an employer who pays an employee in a manner that protects the wages of the employee from garnishment or withholding laws to be personally liable for the child support that could have been garnished or withheld.
|April 1, 2014||H||Pending third reading on day 14 Favorable from Children and Senior Advocacy with 1 amendment|
|April 1, 2014||H||Indefinitely Postponed|
|February 12, 2014||H||Read for the second time and placed on the calendar 1 amendment|
|January 14, 2014||H||Read for the first time and referred to the House of Representatives committee on Children and Senior Advocacy|
|Bill Text||HB4 Alabama 2014 Session - Introduced|