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Joe Pitts files Legislation to help in the recovery of back Child Support


This is the third in a series of articles detailing legislation filed by Rep. Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) for the 2nd session of the 107th General Assembly

The Seal of the State of TennesseeNashville, TN – Tennessee State Representative Joe Pitts (D-Clarksville) has filed legislation that would allow Child Support offices in Tennessee to attach or place a lien on Criminal Injuries Compensation Funds to allow recovery of back child support. House Bill 2744/Senate Bill 2569 will be heard in the Children and Family Affairs Subcommittee on Tuesday, February 7th.

The creation of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund was championed by the late state Senator Tommy Burks (D-Monterey), who was a tireless advocate for victims of crime during his long and accomplished career in the Tennessee General Assembly. «Read the rest of this article»

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