CHC 1303.1     

Section 3. Civil Provisions of General Application

Art. 1303.1. Proceedings under Chapter

            A. Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, this Section applies to all proceedings under this Chapter.

            B. An individual petitioner or a support enforcement agency may initiate a proceeding authorized under this Chapter by filing a petition in an initiating tribunal for forwarding to a responding tribunal or by filing a petition or a comparable pleading directly in a tribunal of another state or foreign country which has or can obtain personal jurisdiction over the respondent.

            Acts 1995, No. 251, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 1997, No. 1241, §1, eff. July 15, 1997; Acts 2015, No. 80, §1, eff. July 1, 2015.