Licence Suspension and Denial: Overview of a New Mechanism for Child Support Enforcement

APPENDIX A:
STATE LEGISLATION AUTHORIZING LICENCE SUSPENSIONS

The legislation of most states can be accessed at the following Web site: http://www.legalonline.com/

  • Alabama: Code of Alabama, section 30-3-170 to 179
  • Alaska: Alaska Statutes, 25.27.244
  • Arkansas: Arkansas Code Annotated, section 16-22-102, section 9-14-239
  • Arizona: Arizona Statutes, 25-320.01 (drivers' licences), 25.517-519, 25-522, 32-3710
  • California: California Welfare and Institutions Code, section 11350.6
  • Colorado: Colorado Revised Statutes, 42-2-127.5, 24-34-107
  • Connecticut: General Statutes of Connecticut, section 46b-220 to 223
  • Delaware: Delaware Code Unannotated, Title 13, Chapter 22, section 2216
  • District of Columbia: D.C. Code, section 16-916(3), Title 30-525.1
  • Florida: Florida Statutes, ss. 61.13015 and ss. 409.2598 (for teaching certificates, professional and business licences); ss. 231.097 and 231.28 (teaching certificates); section 455.203 (professional licences); section 559.79 (business licences). Amendments are found in House Bill No. 2031, Chapter 97-170.
  • Georgia: could not locate (available reference is incorrect)
  • Hawaii: Hawaii Statutes, section 485-15.5; 436(b)-19.5 (Senate Bill 1266, S.D.2, H.D.2, C.D.1, Act 293 in 1997)
  • Idaho: Idaho Code, 7-1401 to 7-1417
  • Illinois: Illinois Compiled Statutes Annotated, section 305 5/10-17.6; section 100/10-65
  • Indiana: Indiana Code, 12-17-2-34, 25-1-1.2
  • Iowa: Iowa Code, section 252J.1 to 252J.9
  • Kansas: Kansas Statutes, 74-146, 74-147, 20-1204a
  • Kentucky: Kentucky Revised Statutes, 205.712, s. 9 to 13
  • Louisiana: Louisiana Statutes Annotated, R.S. 9:315.30-.35, 32:432, 37:2952, 56:647. HB1189 passed in 1999 amended existing laws for occupational/drivers' licence suspensions.
  • Maine: Maine Revised Statutes Annotated, 19-A, section 2201
  • Maryland: Maryland Family Law, Article 10-101 (contains definitions only; could not locate full text of statute)
  • Massachusetts: Massachusetts Annotated Laws, 119A, section 16
  • Michigan: Michigan Public Acts, 235 to 240 of 1996
  • Minnesota: Minnesota Statutes Annotated, 214.101; 518.551 (drivers licences). Amendments in 1997 are found in H.F. No. 1016.
  • Missouri: Revised Statutes of Missouri 1997, 454.1000-1029
  • Mississippi: Mississippi Senate Bill 2070 (1996), Statute 93-11-151 (could not be confirmed)
  • Montana: Montana Code Annotated, 40-5-701
  • Nebraska: Nebraska Revised Statutes, 43-3301 to 43-3326
  • Nevada: Nevada Revised Statutes, section 425.395-397, 425.510-560
  • New Hampshire: New Hampshire Revised Statutes, 161-B:11
  • New Jersey: New Jersey Statutes, 2A:17-56.41-51
  • New Mexico: New Mexico Statutes Annotated, 40-5A-10, 60-3A-7
  • New York: New York Social Services Law, section 111-b subd. 12, 111-h; Family Court Act, section 439,454,458-a, 458-b; Domestic Relations Laws, section 244-b, 244-c; CS Program Bill, S. 5771 (could not be confirmed)
  • North Carolina: North Carolina General Statutes, 50-13.12, 93B-13
  • North Dakota: North Dakota Century Code, Chapter 14-08.1-06
  • Ohio: Ohio Revised Code, Sections 2301.373-374
  • Oklahoma: Oklahoma Statutes Annotated 56, section 240.15
  • Oregon: Oregon Revised Statutes, 25.750-.783
  • Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes Annotated, 23, section 4355
  • Rhode Island: Rhode Island General Law, sections 15-11.1-.7
  • South Carolina: South Carolina Code Annotated, section 20-7-940
  • South Dakota: South Dakota Consolidated Laws, 25-7A-56
  • Tennessee: Tennessee Statutes, 36-5-101 and 701
  • Texas: Texas Family Code, Chapter 232
  • Utah: Utah Code Annotated, 62A-11-107
  • Vermont: Vermont Statutes Annotated, 15 s 795
  • Virginia: Code of Virginia, s 63.1 - 263.1
  • Washington: Revised Code of Washington, 74.20A.320
  • West Virginia: Code of West Virginia, Chapter 48-A, Article 5-A
  • Wisconsin: Wisconsin Act 191 (became law in 1998)
  • Wyoming: Wyoming Statutes, 20-6-112
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