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Senate Bill 1090 - Child Support

February 11, 2010 | AZPM

Senate Bill 1090 puts a federal requirement regarding child support and state support into Arizona law. Before October of 2009, anyone receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) were required to turn over child support payments they received so long as they were getting TANF. Even if the child support paid was from a previous balance. In October 2009, the federal government began requiring that people receiving TANF were required to pay the government any child support not including back child support before the family began receiving TANF. SB 1090 is sponsored by Tucson Senator Al Melvin(R), Tucson Representative Frank Antenori (R), and Tucson Representative Phil Lopes (D).

On February, 11, 2010, SB 1090 passed the full Senate on a 20-9-1 vote.

Pima County Delegation Vote on SB 1090

  • Paula Aboud (D) – Yes
  • Jorge Luis Garcia (D) – Yes
  • Linda Lopez (D) – Yes
  • Al Melvin (R)- Yes
  • Jonathan Paton (R)- Did Not Vote

Full Senate Vote on SB 1090


On April 13, 2010 the full House approved SB 1090 on a 55-0 vote.

Pima County House Delegation Vote

  • David Bradley (D) – Yes
  • Olivia Cajero Bedford (D) – Yes
  • David Gowan (R) – Yes
  • Matt Heinz (D) – Yes
  • Phil Lopes (D) – Yes
  • Daniel Patterson (D) – Yes
  • Ted Vogt (R) – Yes
  • Vic Williams (R) – Yes
  • Nancy Young Wright (D) – Did Not Vote

Full House Vote on SB 1090


On April 20, 2010 Governor Jan Brewer signed SB 1090 into law.

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