An Act to Amend the Laws Governing Paternity Establishment
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:
Sec. 1. 19-A MRSA §1556, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 and affected by Pt. E, §2, is amended to read:
The Superior Court or District Court has jurisdiction over an action
under this subchapter and all remedies to determine parentage. There is no right to demand a jury trial in an action to determine parentage. The Superior Court or District Court has jurisdiction for the enforcement of judgments for expenses of pregnancy and confinement for a wife or for education, support or funeral expenses for legitimate children and all remedies for the enforcement of these judgments apply. The court has continuing jurisdiction to modify or revoke a judgment for future education and support. All remedies under the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act are available for enforcement of duties of support under this subchapter.
Sec. 2. 19-A MRSA §1557, 2nd ¶, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 and affected by Pt. E, §2, is repealed.
Sec. 3. 19-A MRSA §2103, sub-§1, ¶A, as enacted by PL 1995, c. 694, Pt. B, §2 and affected by Pt. E, §2, is amended to read:
A. "Applicant" means an individual, including a person receiving services under section 2108, state, political subdivision of a state or instrumentality of a state.
Effective August 11, 2000, unless otherwise indicated.
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