Welcome to the Child Support and Family Law Legislation Database including filed bills pertaining to child support and family law!
Search passed, pending and failed legislation from 2012-2020 by state, year, topic, keyword, status, and/or primary sponsor. Topics relate to custody and visitation, grandparent custody and visitation, custody and visitation issues affecting military parents, economic stability, child support enforcement, family violence collaboration, father engagement, child support guidelines, health care coverage, parentage, prevention, healthy family relationships, implementation, and other related issues.
Bill information for the current year is updated every morning on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. New measures are added as they are introduced or identified by NCSL staff.
Bills may appear twice in carry-over states. In these states, please check the last date of action to ensure the status of the bill reflects the appropriate year.