Honorable Tryon D. Lewis, Chair, House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Ursula Parks, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB389 by Thompson, Senfronia (Relating to the enforcement of spousal maintenance agreements and property distribution agreements incident to divorce or annulment.), Committee Report 1st House, Substituted
The bill would amend the Family Code relating to the enforcement of spousal maintenance agreements and property distribution agreements incident to divorce or annulment. The bill would allow courts to enforce contractual provisions concerning property distribution that were approved under the terms of property distribution agreement incident to divorce. The bill is not anticipated to increase the number of cases handled by family law judges nor the time spent by judges on spousal maintenance issues. No significant impact to the court system or the state is anticipated.
The bill would take effect September 1, 2013.
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