child support. The 1992 amendment to the statute accomplished exactly that end. It specifically defines ltsupportsin terms
which could not include alimony, Section 88.031 states: l1Supportl1includes:
The new subsection to
Support f o r a child, or
child and is living only if a
Support for a child who is placed
under the the parent
custody of someone other pursuant to s. 39.41.
Section 88.031(20)I Florida Statutes (1993)
legislature clearly indicated that the URESA provisions apply only to child support. As this Court noted in QuigLey, the legislature is presumed to be cognizant of the judicial
463 So. 2d at 2 2 6 .
With the 1 9 9 2 amendment, it
exclude alimony from the meaning of the word llsupport.l As
suggested by the Quigley decision, the legislature has now redefined the term in order to distinguish between child
support to the applies
The 1992 amendment is clearly a response
Qufgley result, only with child
and it indicates support matters.
the URESA law
trial court in