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78R1989 KSD-D

By:  Deuell                                                       S.B. No. 830


A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
AN ACT
relating to the ineligibility of a delinquent child support obligor to receive state-funded or state-administered student financial assistance. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: SECTION 1. Section 231.006(a), Family Code, is amended to read as follows: (a) A child support obligor who is more than 30 days delinquent in paying child support and a business entity in which the obligor is a sole proprietor, partner, shareholder, or owner with an ownership interest of at least 25 percent is not eligible to: (1) receive payments from state funds under a contract to provide property, materials, or services; [or] (2) receive a state-funded grant or loan, including a scholarship, a loan associated with an educational loan repayment program, and any other student financial assistance that is conditioned on the performance of some service obligation after graduation; or (3) receive a federally funded educational loan that is administered by the state. SECTION 2. (a) This Act takes effect September 1, 2003. (b) The change in law made by this Act applies only to a contract, grant, or loan that is executed on or after the effective date of this Act. A contract, grant, or loan executed before the effective date of this Act is covered by the law in effect on the date the contract, grant, or loan was executed, and the former law is continued in effect for that purpose.