H.B. 278

Utah State Legislature

Bill Title Expenses of Minor Children Amendments
Hispanic Sponsors UT Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck (D-UT-024); UT Sen. Todd Weiler (R-UT-023)
Date Introduced 02/03/2017
NHCSL Task Force
Primary Issue Area Families
Issue Areas
Civil law
Family affairs
Session 2017 Regular Session


Official & Unofficial Title(s): - Expenses of Minor Children Amendments Bill/Law #: - HB 278 NHCSL Committee(s): - Healthcare / Business and Economic Development / Education NHCSL Sponsor(s): - Rep. Rebecca Chavez-Houck State/Territory: - Utah Date: - Signed by the Governor on March 23, 2017 Summary: - This bill requires providers (hospitals, schools, etc) to separately bill the parents of a minor child for the portion of the minor child's expenses for which each parent is responsible under court order. The provider shall not give a negative credit report to a parent who has paid in full the portion of a minor child's school fees. Pertinent Information: -