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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Domestic Relations Order Interstate Compliance Act of 1992

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

Entitled, "Domestic Relations Order Interstate Compliance Act of 1992".

Actions Overview (1)

08/06/1992Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

10/09/1992Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
08/06/1992Referred to the House Committee on Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
08/06/1992Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6]* 08/06/1992

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary08/06/1992 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice10/09/1992 Referred to

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Introduced in House (08/06/1992)

Domestic Relations Order Interstate Compliance Act of 1992 - Amends the Federal criminal code to establish penalties (for a first offense, a fine, up to six months' imprisonment, or both; in any other case, a fine, up to two years' imprisonment, or both) for willful failure to comply with a domestic relations order involving residents of more than one State. Directs the court to order restitution in an amount equal to the past due support obligation or damages for other violations existing at the time of sentencing.

Authorizes a court to include, as a condition of probation, that a defendant comply with the terms of any court or administrative order pursuant to the law of a State, the District of Columbia, or any other possession or territory of the United States for the payment of support or the granting of access or visitation with a minor child.

Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance to make grants to States to develop, implement, and enforce criminal interstate child support legislation and to coordinate criminal interstate domestic relations order enforcement efforts. Sets forth provisions regarding: (1) uses of grant funds; (2) State and local application requirements; (3) review of State applications; (4) distribution of funds; and (5) evaluation.

Authorizes appropriations.