1997 Regular Session
To: Judiciary A
By: Representative Blackmon
House Bill 785
AN ACT TO CREATE A NEW CODE SECTION TO BE CODIFIED AS SECTION 93-11-118, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE FOR INDICIA OF FRAUD REGARDING AVOIDING CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The following shall be codified as Section 93-11-118, Mississippi Code of 1972:
93-11-118. (1) Indicia of fraud which create a prima facie case that an obligor transferred income or property to avoid payment of child support to an obligee or department on behalf of an obligee shall be as stated in Section 15-3-3.
(2) Remedies for such fraudulent conveyance shall include but not be limited to the setting aside of such conveyance.
(3) Penalties for such fraudulent conveyance shall be a fine of not less than Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00).
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.