Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 454
Enforcement of Support Law

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August 28, 2013

454.010. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.020. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.030. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.040. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.050. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.060. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.070. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.080. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.090. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.100. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.105. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.110. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.120. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.130. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.140. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.150. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.160. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.170. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.180. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.190. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.200. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.210. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.220. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.230. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.240. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.250. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.260. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.270. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.275. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.280. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.290. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.300. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.310. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.320. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.330. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.340. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.350. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.355. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.360. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.390. Enforcing a support order from another state, response to a request,
contents of the request.
454.395. Forms for income withholding, liens and subpoenas.
454.400. Division of child support enforcement established--duties,
powers--rules, procedure.
454.401. Power to administer oaths, issue subpoenas, compel witnesses and
produce documents.
454.402. Equipment purchased by county for support enforcement to be property
of county.
454.403. Social Security number required on all license, permit or certificate
454.405. Enforcement of support obligations, counties to cooperate--agreements,
contents, funding, cancellation--prosecuting attorneys, additional
staff, funds.
454.408. Duties of the division of child support enforcement.
454.410. Assignment of support rights, obligation to state, when.
454.412. State case registry established, records kept.
454.413. Filing with the state case registry, when.
454.415. Definitions--assignment of support rights to family services,
procedure--clerk of court or family support payment center made
trustee, when, duties--termination of assignment, effect of.
454.420. Legal actions to establish or enforce support obligations, brought, by
whom, procedure--assignment to family services terminates, when,
effect--money collected, where deposited.
454.425. Support enforcement services by division of child support enforcement,
when, for whom--fees, when allowed.
454.430. IV-D agency, defined--clerk of court or family support payment center
to serve as trustee, when, duties--termination of trustee
responsibilities by division, procedure.
454.432. Circuit clerk, recording of credits for amounts not received,
restrictions, credits on state debt for job training and education,
conditions and restrictions.
454.433. Order of foreign courts, notification by division of child support
enforcement, duties of circuit clerk--clerk or family support payment
center trustee, duty to keep records.
454.435. Prosecuting attorneys, cooperative or multiple county agreement,
duties--other attorneys may prosecute, when.
454.440. Definitions--child support enforcement may use parent locator service,
when--financial entities to provide information, when, penalty
for refusal, immunity--statement of absent parents,
contents--prohibited acts, penalties--confidentiality of records,
exceptions, penalties.
454.445. Fees for certain actions and documents, child support enforcement not
required to pay.
454.450. Support money owed state due, when, failure to pay within time limit,
rights of family services--agreements for collection of support,
invalid, when, fee allowed person making collection, when,
amount--depriving family services of support payments, penalty.
454.455. Assignments by caretaker relatives, terminate, when,
exceptions--caretaker relative defined.
454.460. Definitions.
454.465. State debt, defined, calculation--rights of family services
regarding state debts--service of process, procedure.
454.470. Director to issue notice and finding of financial responsibility,
when, procedure, contents--computation of periodic future
support--hearing, when, failure of parent to request, result.
454.472. No suit maintained if child support is current.
454.475. Administrative hearing, procedure, effect on orders of social
services--support, how determined--failure of parent to appear,
result--judicial review--errors and vacation of orders.
454.476. Administrative orders may be issued, when--duties of
454.478. Summary of expenses required, when.
454.480. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 25 A)
454.485. Paternity order, establishing--entered when--genetic testing required
when--docketing of order, result--copies to be sent to bureau of
vital records of department of health and senior
services--defense of nonpaternity--decision, how rendered.
454.490. Orders entered by director, docketing of, effect.
454.495. Circuit clerk or family support payment center made trustee, when,
duties--assignment, defined.
454.496. Motion to modify order, review--form of motion, service,
procedure--effective, when--venue for judicial review of
administrative order, procedure.
454.498. Director's duty to modify a child support order--automated methods
used for eligibility for modification.
454.500. Modification of an administrative order, procedure, effect--relief
from orders, when.
454.501. Support, courts, jurisdiction, effect of determinations.
454.505. Garnishment of wages, when, procedure, limitations--notice to
employer, contents--employer, duties,
liabilities--priorities--discharge of employee prohibited, when,
penalties for--orders issued by another state, laws to govern.
454.507. Financial institutions, division may request information, when,
fees--definitions--data match system--notice of lien.
454.510. Supreme court to provide rules for certain hearings.
454.511. Denial of a passport for child support arrearage, when--mistake of
fact, defined.
454.512. Consumer reporting agency, defined--division reports to agencies of
delinquent support--duties of division--notice, when.
454.513. Attorney representation exclusive--attorney/client relationship not to
exist, when--notice to party not represented by attorney, when.
454.514. Lien on obligor's share of a decedent's estate, when,
procedure--notice, contents, filed where--personal representative
liable on bond for failure to pay--notice to lienholder or payor
required, when.
454.515. Order for child support, lien on real estate, when,
procedure--duration, priority, revival, release, when.
454.516. Lien on motor vehicles, boats, motors, manufactured homes and
trailers, when, procedure--notice, contents--registration of
lien, restrictions, removal of lien--public sale, when--good
faith purchasers--child support lien database to be maintained.
454.517. Lien on workers' compensation, when, procedure--notice,
contents--enforcement of lien--duties of director of workers'
compensation--mistake of fact.
454.518. Lien on law suits, claims or counterclaims, when, procedure--notice,
contents--liability of persons making payment or settlement after
notice--duties of clerk.
454.519. Lien on rights of action for personal injury or negligence, when,
procedure--notice, contents--liability of persons making payment or
settlement after notice.
454.520. Delinquent child support and maintenance, interest on, rate, how
computed--execution for interest, when, procedure.
454.522. Subordination of liens, when.
454.525. Obligor, defined--conveyances of entirety, property set aside,
when--hearing, presumption, burden of proving good faith.
454.528. Execution on jointly held property, when, procedure--obligor
defined--parties to action--attorney's fees, assessed against
454.530. Family support payment center established by the division for child
support orders--disbursement of child support--business day,
defined--electronic funds transfer system.
454.531. Recovery of erroneously paid child support, procedures--penalty.
454.533. Family support trust fund established.
454.536. Records of payments and disbursements kept by division--clerks to
certify records, when--non IV-D cases, procedure.
454.539. Admissibility of payment center records--certification by the
454.542. Compliance with subpoenas.
454.545. Rebuttable presumption for authenticity of certain judicial orders
and documents.
454.548. Processing fee permitted, amount.
454.551. Certified or guaranteed check required, when--fee for insufficient
funds checks, amount.
454.554. Notice to obligor, when--contempt motion filed, when.
454.557. Obligations not recorded in automated system, when.
454.559. Payments made to center upon request.
454.560. Endorsement of negotiable instruments, when.
454.565. Report to the general assembly, when.
454.600. Definitions.
454.603. Health benefit plan may be required--terms--order of
coverage--liability for expenses not covered--abatement,
termination of coverage.
454.606. Notice to employer or union, National Medical Support Notice to
be used--notice, how delivered--division duties.
454.609. Notice to obligor, contents--grounds for contesting, hearing.
454.612. Written proof of obligor's compliance with order--forwarding to union
or employer.
454.615. Employer or union to transfer order to group health plan--duties
of plan administrator.
454.618. Enrolling of child as eligible dependent in health benefit plan,
withholding of contributions--provision of information and
authorization--denial or restriction of coverage, prohibited, when.
454.621. No change of coverage required.
454.624. Payment of benefit due, discharge from liability.
454.627. Termination of obligor's employment or coverage, notification of
454.630. Release of information.
454.633. Failure to maintain coverage, liability, effect--parents' joint
liability for medical care--action to collect percentage.
454.636. Order of income withholding, priority--current obligation.
454.639. Collection and enforcement--remedies--modification.
454.642. Compliance by employer or union, discharge of liability--termination
of order.
454.645. Discharge, discipline prohibited--rebuttable presumption--civil
contempt proceeding authorized, procedure.
454.700. Insurer to permit enrollment, when--duties of employer--garnishment
of income permitted, when.
454.800. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.802. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.804. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.806. (Repealed L. 2010 H.B. 1965 A)
454.808. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 613 Revision A)
454.810. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 25 A)
454.849. Effective date of repeal of act.
454.850. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.850. Definitions.
454.853. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.853. Tribunals in Missouri.
454.855. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.855. Remedies, cumulative.
454.857. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.857. Jurisdiction, extended personal jurisdiction.
454.860. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.860. Jurisdiction, evidence and discovery from a foreign state--conflict of
454.862. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.862. Tribunal of this state may be initiating or responding tribunal.
454.865. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.865. Jurisdiction may be exercised, when--jurisdiction not proper, when.
454.867. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.867. Jurisdiction, proceedings involving a foreign tribunal, exclusive
jurisdiction, modifications of orders, loss of exclusive
jurisdiction, recognition of foreign jurisdiction, effect of
temporary support order on jurisdiction, spousal support order.
454.869. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.869. Jurisdiction, proceedings involving a foreign tribunal, tribunal
requests to enforce or modify support orders.
454.871. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.871. Jurisdiction, multiple support orders--which order recognized,
454.874. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.874. Jurisdiction, multiple registrations or petitions for support orders,
manner of treatment.
454.877. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.877. Collections pursuant to order of foreign tribunal, credited, how.
454.880. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.880. Proceedings authorized, commencement of proceedings.
454.882. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.882. Minor, proceeding on behalf of.
454.885. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.885. Applicable law, choice of law.
454.887. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.887. Copies of petition and documents forwarded.
454.890. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.890. Receipt of petition by state tribunal, notification of petitioner,
powers of court.
454.892. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.892. Receipt by inappropriate tribunal, petition and documents, forwarded,
454.895. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.895. Proceeding, services provided by support enforcement agency.
454.897. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.897. Attorney general's order on neglect by support enforcement agency's
454.900. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.900. Representation by counsel.
454.902. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.902. Division of child support enforcement is state information agency,
454.905. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.905. Petitions, verification requirements.
454.907. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.907. Pleadings, nondisclosure of information.
454.910. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.910. Payment of fees and costs, attorney's fees.
454.912. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.912. Jurisdiction, personal, not obtained for another proceeding, immunity
from service of process, when.
454.915. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.915. Parentage, previous determination, effect on defense of nonparentage.
454.917. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.917. Presence of petitioner for jurisdiction of tribunal, evidence
454.920. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.920. Inquiries between tribunals, communication means permitted.
454.922. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.922. Discovery, request of assistance between tribunals.
454.927. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.927. Disbursements, statement furnished.
454.930. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.930. Support orders issued, when, temporary child support order issued,
454.932. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.932. Income withholding order, issued in another state.
454.934. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.934. Income withholding orders, employer's duties.
454.936. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.936. Multiple orders to withhold support, compliance of employer, when.
454.938. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.938. Immunity from civil liability of employer for compliance.
454.941. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.941. Penalties for noncompliance of employer.
454.943. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.943. Validity of income withholding contested, procedure.
454.946. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.946. Foreign tribunal's order enforced, when, procedure.
454.948. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.948. Registration of a foreign tribunal's order required.
454.951. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.951. Procedure for registering a foreign tribunal's order.
454.953. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.953. Registration is complete and enforceable when.
454.956. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.956. Issuing state law governs--statute of limitations.
454.958. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.958. Notification of nonregistering party, procedure.
454.961. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.961. Nonregistering party's contest of a support order, procedure, effect.
454.963. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.963. Burden of proof, contest by nonregistering party.
454.966. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.966. Confirmation of registration.
454.968. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.968. Modifications of foreign tribunal's orders registered how, when.
454.971. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.971. Modifications of foreign tribunal's orders enforced, when.
454.973. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.973. Modification of an order issued in a foreign tribunal permitted, when.
454.976. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.976. Recognition of a foreign tribunal's modification of this state's
order, when.
454.978. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.978. Jurisdiction for a child support proceeding.
454.981. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.981. Certified copy of a modification filed with issuing tribunal.
454.983. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.983. Determination of parentage--which tribunal.
454.986. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.986. Governor, defined, duties.
454.989. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.989. Surrender of a parent charged with failure to provide support,
454.991. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.991. Construction and application of sections 454.850 to 454.997.
454.993. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.993. Citation of the uniform interstate family support act.
454.995. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.995. Severability.
454.997. (Repealed L. 2007 S.B. 613 Revision A)
454.999. (Repealed L. 2011 H.B. 260 A)
454.999. Applicability of certain statutes.
454.1000. Definitions.
454.1003. Suspension of a professional or occupational license, when, procedure.
454.1005. Hearing to show cause for suspension of a license, procedure.
454.1008. Licensing authority's responsibilities upon receipt of a suspension
454.1010. Petition to stay a suspension, grounds, procedure--reinstatement fee
required, when.
454.1013. Termination of an order of suspension, when--new termination order
may be issued, when.
454.1015. Fee charged by licensing authority for administrative costs
454.1018. Rules--promulgated by the division.
454.1020. Standards for licensure information provided to the division, method,
454.1023. List of licensed attorneys to be provided to division,
when--arrearages reported to supreme court clerk.
454.1025. Request for rules for suspension or sanctioning of law license, when.
454.1027. Hunting and fishing license sanctions--department of conservation.
454.1029. No suspension of licenses while obligor honors the support agreement.
454.1031. Penalties for denial or interference with visitation or custody.
454.1500. Short title.
454.1503. Definitions.
454.1506. State tribunal and support enforcement agency.
454.1509. Remedies cumulative.
454.1512. Application of act to resident of foreign county and foreign support
454.1515. Basis for jurisdiction over nonresident.
454.1518. Duration of personal jurisdiction.
454.1521. Initiating and responding tribunal of state.
454.1524. Simultaneous proceedings.
454.1527. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify child support orders.
454.1530. Continuing jurisdiction to enforce child support order.
454.1533. Determination of controlling child support order.
454.1536. Child support orders for two or more obligees.
454.1539. Credit for payments.
454.1542. Application of act to nonresident subject to personal jurisdiction.
454.1545. Continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify spousal support order.
454.1548. Proceedings under act.
454.1551. Proceeding by minor parent.
454.1554. Application of law of state.
454.1557. Duties of initiating tribunal.
454.1560. Duties and powers of responding tribunal.
454.1563. Inappropriate tribunal.
454.1566. Duties of support enforcement agency.
454.1569. Duty of state official or agency.
454.1572. Private counsel.
454.1575. Duties of state information agency.
454.1578. Pleadings and accompanying documents.
454.1581. Nondisclosure of information in exceptional circumstances.
454.1584. Costs and fees.
454.1587. Limited immunity of petitioner.
454.1590. Nonparentage as defense.
454.1593. Special rules of evidence and procedure.
454.1596. Communications between tribunals.
454.1599. Assistance with discovery.
454.1602. Receipt and disbursement of payments.
454.1605. Establishment of support order.
454.1608. Proceeding to determine parentage.
454.1611. Employer's receipt of income withholding order of another state.
454.1614. Employer's compliance with income withholding order of another state.
454.1617. Employer's compliance with two or more income withholding orders.
454.1620. Immunity from civil liability.
454.1623. Penalties for noncompliance.
454.1626. Contest by obligor.
454.1629. Administrative enforcement of orders.
454.1632. Registration of order for enforcement.
454.1635. Procedure to register order for enforcement.
454.1638. Effect of registration for enforcement.
454.1641. Choice of law.
454.1644. Notice of registration of order.
454.1647. Procedure to contest validity or enforcement of registered support
454.1650. Contest of registration or enforcement.
454.1653. Confirmed order.
454.1656. Procedure to register child support order of another state for
454.1659. Effect of registration for modification.
454.1662. Modification of child support order of another state.
454.1665. Recognition of order modified in another state.
454.1668. Jurisdiction to modify child support order of another state when
individual parties reside in this state.
454.1671. Notice to issuing tribunal of modification.
454.1674. Jurisdiction to modify child support of foreign country.
454.1677. Procedure to register child support order of foreign country for
454.1680. Definitions.
454.1683. Applicability.
454.1686. Relationship of governmental entity to United States authority.
454.1689. Initiation by governmental entity of support proceeding under
454.1692. Direct request.
454.1695. Registration of convention support order.
454.1698. Contest of registered convention support order.
454.1701. Recognition and enforcement of registered convention support order.
454.1704. Partial enforcement.
454.1707. Foreign support agreement.
454.1710. Modification of convention child support order.
454.1713. Personal information--limit on use.
454.1716. Record in original language--English translation.
454.1719. Grounds for rendition.
454.1722. Conditions of rendition.
454.1725. Uniformity of application and construction.
454.1727. Severability.
454.1728. Effective date.
454.1730. Applicability of certain state laws.

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