language to be deleted (2) new language
CHAPTER 403-S.F.No. 2794 An act relating to family law; modifying provisions under the expedited child support process; amending Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 518.5513, subdivisions 1 and 3. BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: Section 1. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 518.5513, subdivision 1, is amended to read: Subdivision 1. [GENERAL.]
The public authority may use the provisions ofThis section applies in cases in which support rights are assigned under section 256.741, subdivision 2, or where the public authority is providing services under an application for child support services. Sec. 2. Minnesota Statutes 1999 Supplement, section 518.5513, subdivision 3, is amended to read: Subd. 3. [ PREPARATION OF FINANCIAL WORKSHEETCONTENTS OF PLEADINGS.] (a) In cases involving establishment or modification of a child support order, a nonattorney employee of the public authority shall prepare a financial worksheet that containsthe initiating party shall include the following information, if known, in the pleadings: (1) names and, addresses, and dates of birth of the parties; (2) Social Security numbers of the parties and the minor children of the parties, which information shall be considered private information and shall be available only to the parties, the court, and the public authority; (3) number of members in household of each party and dependents of the partiesother support obligations of the obligor; (4) names and addresses of the parties' employers; (5) net income of the parties as defined in section 518.551, subdivision 5, with the authorized deductions itemized; (6) amounts and sources of any other earnings and income of the parties; (7) health insurance coverage of parties; and(8) types and amounts of public assistance received by the parties, including Minnesota family investment plan, child care assistance, medical assistance, MinnesotaCare, title IV-E foster care, or other form of assistance as defined in section 256.741, subdivision 1; and (9) any other information relevant to the determination of child or medical support under section 518.171 or 518.551, subdivision 5. (b) In preparing the financial worksheetFor all matters scheduled in the expedited process, whether or not initiated by the public authority, the nonattorney employee of the public authority shall obtain any incomefile with the court and serve on the parties the following information: (1) information pertaining to the income of the parties available to the public authority from the department of economic security and serve this information on; (2) a statement of the monthly amount of child support, medical support, child care, and arrears currently being charged the obligor on Minnesota IV-D cases; (3) a statement of the types and amount of any public assistance, as defined in section 256.741, subdivision 1, received by the parties; and (4) any other information relevant to the determination of support that is known to the public authority and that has not been otherwise provided by the parties. The information must be filed with the court or child support magistrate at least five days before any hearing involving child support, medical support, or child care reimbursement issues. Sec. 3. [INSTRUCTION TO THE REVISOR.] The revisor of statutes shall change the headnote for Minnesota Statutes, section 518.5513, to "Procedures for child and medical support orders and parentage orders in the expedited process." Presented to the governor April 11, 2000 Signed by the governor April 14, 2000, 2:50 p.m.