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Full Text of SB0044  93rd General Assembly

SB0044ham001 93rd General Assembly



                                     LRB093 02022 WGH 15284 a

 1                     AMENDMENT TO SENATE BILL 44

 2        AMENDMENT NO.     .  Amend Senate Bill 44 on page  2,  by
 3    replacing lines 5 through 12 with the following:
 4        "(a-5)  A  collection  agency  may  not  impose  a fee or
 5    charge, including  costs,  for  any  child  support  payments
 6    collected   through   the   efforts   of  a  State  or  local
 7    governmental agency,  including  but  not  limited  to  child
 8    support   collected   from  federal  or  State  tax  refunds,
 9    unemployment insurance benefits, or Social Security benefits.
10    For  any  child  support  payments  received  by  the   State
11    Disbursement  Unit,  as  provided for in Section 10-26 of the
12    Illinois Public Aid Code, as a result of  income  withholding
13    by  an  employer,  the collection agency may apply charges or
14    fees only to arrears as specified in the  notice  for  income
15    withholding.
16        (a-10)  A  collection  agency  may  not  impose  a fee or
17    charge, including costs, for the collection of child  support
18    payments  that  exceeds  35%  of  the amount of child support
19    actually collected by the collection agency. As to  any  fees
20    or  charges  retained  by  the  collection agency, the agency
21    shall provide documentation to the obligee demonstrating that
22    the child support payments resulted from the actions  of  the
23    agency.".