Introduced House Bill (H)

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DIGEST

Garnishment of wages. Provides that if: (1) a judgment debtor leaves employment with an employer who is garnishing the wages of the judgment debtor subject to a judgment obtained by a judgment creditor; (2) the judgment debtor subsequently returns to employment with the same employer; and (3) the judgment against the judgment debtor has not been satisfied; the judgment creditor must obtain a new judgment against the judgment debtor before the employer of the judgment debtor is required to resume garnishment of the wages of the judgment debtor. Garnishment of wages. Provides that if: (1) a judgment debtor leaves employment with an employer who is garnishing the wages of the judgment debtor subject to a judgment obtained by a judgment creditor; (2) the judgment debtor subsequently returns to employment with the same employer; and (3) the judgment against the judgment debtor has not been satisfied; the judgment creditor must obtain a new judgment against the judgment debtor before the employer of the judgment debtor is required to resume garnishment of the wages of the judgment debtor.