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First Regular Session of the 121st

H.P. 646 - L.D. 869

An Act Concerning the Financial Obligations of a Parent Involved in a Crime against a Child of That Parent

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

     Sec. 1. 22 MRSA §4056, sub-§5 is enacted to read:

     5. Financial support. If, prior to the termination of parental rights, the parent was convicted of a crime against the child, the court may include in the termination order the requirement that the parent whose rights are terminated make a lump sum payment to assist in the future financial support of the child.

Effective September 13, 2003, unless otherwise indicated.

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