• Current through October 23, 2012

(a) A support order or income-withholding order issued in another state is registered when the order is filed in the registering tribunal of the District.

(b) A registered order issued in another state is enforceable in the same manner and is subject to the same procedures as an order issued by a tribunal of the District.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in this subchapter, a tribunal of the District shall recognize and enforce, but may not modify, a registered order if the issuing tribunal had jurisdiction.

(Feb. 9, 1996, D.C. Law 11-81, § 603, 42 DCR 6748.)


Prior Codifications

1981 Ed., § 30-346.3.

Legislative History of Laws

For legislative history of D.C. Law 11-81, see Historical and Statutory Notes following § 46-301.01.

Uniform Law

This section is based upon § 603 of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act (2001 Act). See Volume 9, Part IB Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on Westlaw.