40-5-422. Obligor rights protected -- penalties. (1) An employer may not discharge, discipline, or refuse to hire an obligor:
(a) because the person has a child support obligation; or
(b) because of the institution of income withholding on the obligor's income or the initiation of proceedings under this part.
(2) Any person who violates this section may be fined not more than $500 and not less than $150 and may be required to make full restitution to the aggrieved obligor, including reinstatement and backpay.