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518C.301 PROCEEDINGS UNDER THIS CHAPTER.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, sections 518C.301 to 518C.319 apply to all proceedings under this chapter.

(b) This chapter provides for the following proceedings:

(1) establishment of an order for spousal support or child support pursuant to section 518C.401;

(2) enforcement of a support order and income-withholding order of another state without registration pursuant to sections 518C.501 and 518C.502;

(3) registration of an order for spousal support or child support of another state for enforcement pursuant to sections 518C.601 to 518C.612;

(4) modification of an order for child support or spousal support issued by a tribunal of this state pursuant to sections 518C.203 to 518C.206;

(5) registration of an order for child support of another state for modification pursuant to sections 518C.601 to 518C.612;

(6) determination of parentage pursuant to section 518C.701; and

(7) assertion of jurisdiction over nonresidents pursuant to sections 518C.201 and 518C.202.

(c) An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may commence a proceeding authorized under this chapter by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state which has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.

NOTE: This section was amended by Laws 2014, chapter 189, section 16, and becomes effective on the date that the United States deposits the instrument of ratification for the Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance with the Hague Conference on Private International Law. Laws 2014, chapter 189, section 73. When effective the section will read:

"518C.301 PROCEEDINGS UNDER THIS CHAPTER.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, sections 518C.301 to 518C.319 apply to all proceedings under this chapter.

(b) This chapter provides for the following proceedings:

(1) establishment of an order for spousal support or child support pursuant to section 518C.401;

(2) enforcement of a support order and income-withholding order of another state or a foreign country without registration pursuant to sections 518C.501 and 518C.502;

(3) registration of an order for spousal support or child support of another state or a foreign country for enforcement pursuant to sections 518C.601 to 518C.612;

(4) modification of an order for child support or spousal support issued by a tribunal of this state pursuant to sections 518C.203 to 518C.206;

(5) registration of an order for child support of another state or a foreign country for modification pursuant to sections 518C.601 to 518C.612;

(6) determination of parentage of a child pursuant to section 518C.701; and

(7) assertion of jurisdiction over nonresidents pursuant to sections 518C.201 and 518C.202.

(c) An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may commence a proceeding authorized under this chapter by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state or a foreign country which has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent."