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SF 2114

as introduced - 87th Legislature (2011 - 2012) Posted on 04/23/2012 04:37pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to child support judgments; eliminating certain provisions providing for
20-year survival of judgments; amending Minnesota Statutes 2010, sections
541.04; 548.09, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 541.04, is amended to read:


541.04 JUDGMENTS, TEN deleted text beginOR 20deleted text end YEARS.

No action shall be maintained upon a judgment or decree of a court of the United
States, or of any state or territory thereof, unless begun within ten years after the entry of
such judgment deleted text beginor, in the case of a judgment for child support, including a judgment by
operation of law, unless begun within 20 years after entry of the judgment
deleted text end.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin The amendments to this section are effective retroactively
from April 15, 2010, the date the language stricken in this section was finally enacted.
new text end

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2010, section 548.09, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Entry and docketing; survival of judgment.

Except as provided
in section 548.091, every judgment requiring the payment of money shall be entered
by the court administrator when ordered by the court and will be docketed by the court
administrator upon the filing of an affidavit as provided in subdivision 2. Upon a transcript
of the docket being filed with the court administrator in any other county, the court
administrator shall also docket it. From the time of docketing the judgment is a lien, in
the amount unpaid, upon all real property in the county then or thereafter owned by the
judgment debtor, but it is not a lien upon registered land unless it is also recorded pursuant
to sections 508.63 and 508A.63. The judgment survives, and the lien continues, for ten
years after its entry deleted text beginor, in the case of a judgment for child support, including a judgment
by operation of law, for 20 years after its entry
deleted text end. Child support judgments may be renewed
pursuant to section 548.091.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin The amendments to this section are effective retroactively
from April 15, 2010, the date the language stricken in this section was finally enacted.
new text end