Purpose of the Low Income Study Committee is to determine whether Georgia’s low-income deviation (O.C.G.A. § 19-6-15(i)(2)(B) ) is adequately adjusting the presumptive amount of child support for low income non-custodial parents to ensure that the parent’s ability to pay the amount of child support.
Georgia had a low-income deviation with self-support reserve formula from January 1, 2007 to August 31, 2009.
Currently, Georgia’s low income adjustment is a deviation with no stated amount. It can be requested by the non-custodial parent, custodial parent, court and the Division of Child Support Support Services.
Members were appointed by the Commission Chairperson.