House Bill 2285: Parental Rights and Child Survivors of Homicide

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House Bill 2285: Parental Rights and Child Survivors of Homicide
Sponsors:
Golden
Summary:

This bill provides that the conviction of a parent for murder of a child's other parent creates a rebuttable presumption that contact with the child and exercise of parental rights is not in the best interest of the child.

HSLDA's Position:
Neutral.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
1/23/2017 House Introduced, referred to Judiciary
5/01/2017 House Joint hearing: 5/15/2017 1:00-5:00 pm, Room(s): A-1 & A-2

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