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Senate File 373

SENATE FILE BY COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY (SUCCESSOR TO SSB 1281) Passed Senate, Date Passed House, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the postsecondary education subsidy. 2 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 3 TLSB 1590SV 82 4 pf/gg/14 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 598.21F, subsection 1, Code 2007, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 1. ORDER OF SUBSIDY. The court may order a postsecondary 1 4 education subsidy if good cause is shown. A parent may be 1 5 ordered to provide a postsecondary education subsidy for the 1 6 parent's child under this subsection whether or not the 1 7 parents of the child were married to one another. 1 8 Sec. 2. Section 600B.25, Code 2007, is amended by adding 1 9 the following new subsection: 1 10 NEW SUBSECTION. 3. Upon a finding of paternity pursuant 1 11 to section 600B.24, the court may also order a postsecondary 1 12 education subsidy as defined in section 598.1 and as provided 1 13 in section 598.21F. The construction, application, and 1 14 interpretation of this subsection shall be the same as the 1 15 construction, application, and interpretation of sections 1 16 598.1 and 598.21F. 1 17 EXPLANATION 1 18 This bill relates to the postsecondary education subsidy. 1 19 The bill provides, under the dissolution of marriage and 1 20 domestic relations chapter (Code chapter 598) that a parent 1 21 may be ordered to provide a postsecondary education subsidy to 1 22 a child whether or not the parents of the child were married 1 23 to one another. Additionally, under the paternity and 1 24 obligation for support chapter (Code chapter 600B) the bill 1 25 provides that upon a finding of paternity, the court may also 1 26 order a postsecondary education subsidy and the construction, 1 27 application, and interpretation of this provision is to be the 1 28 same as the construction, application, and interpretation of 1 29 the provisions relating to postsecondary education subsidy 1 30 under the dissolution of marriage chapter (Code chapter 598). 1 31 LSB 1590SV 82 1 32 pf:nh/gg/14
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