SB 214
Modifies provisions relating to child support for unborn children
LR Number:
Last Action:
5/12/2023 - Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection
Journal Page:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 214 - Under this act, a biological father shall have a duty to pay 50% of the mother's pregnancy-related expenses, including the pregnant mother's health insurance premiums while pregnant and medical costs relating to the pregnancy. If paternity is contested, the biological father shall not be obligated to pay such expenses until paternity is established. Any order awarding pregnancy-related expenses under this act may be a part of or separate from a child support order and nothing in this act prohibits a party from petitioning the court for child support in addition to or separate from an order for pregnancy-related expenses.