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The DC Code: § 16-571.01 Enforcement of support orders by attachment or garnishment.

Index16 Particular Actions, Proceedings and Matters. (Refs & Annos)

Notwithstanding any other provision of this subchapter, a notice or order to withhold issued to enforce a support order pursuant to subchapter I of Chapter 2 of Title 46 shall have priority over any other legal process and shall be implemented according to the procedures, limitations, and requirements of subchapter I of Chapter 2 of Title 46.

Historical and Statutory

Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 17-353 substituted "subchapter I of Chapter 2" for "Subchapter I of Chapter 2" and substituted "subchapter I of Chapter 2 of Title 46" for "the act". Temporary Addition of Section For temporary (225 day) addition of section, see § 2(b) of the Income Withholding Transfer and Revision Temporary Amendment Act of 2005 (D.C. Law 16- 42, December 10, 2005, law notification 52 DCR 11038). Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2(a) of Income Withholding Transfer and Revision Emergency Amendment Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-167, July 26, 2005, 52 DCR 7648). For temporary (90 day) addition, see § 2(b) of Income Withholding Transfer and Revision Congressional Review Emergency Amendment Act of 2005 (D.C. Act 16-200, November 17, 2005, 52 DCR 10490). Legislative History of Laws Law 16-100, the "Income Withholding Transfer and Revision Amendment Act of 2005", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 16-319 which was referred to the committee on Judiciary. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on January 4, 2006, and February 7, 2006, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on February 27, 2006, it was assigned Act No. 16-302 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 16-100 became effective on May 12, 2006. Law 17-353, the "Technical Amendments Act of 2008", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 17-994 which was referred to the Committee of the Whole. The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on December 2, 2008, and December 16, 2008, respectively. Signed by the Mayor on January 15, 2009, it was assigned Act No. 17-687 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review. D.C. Law 17-353 became effective on March 25, 2009. DC CODE § 16-571.01 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 12, 2006, D.C. Law 16-100, § 2(b), 53 DCR 1886; Mar. 25, 2009, D.C. Law 17-353, § 111(a)(1), 56 DCR 1117.)