House Bill 2479: Uniform Deployed Parents Custody/Visitation Act

West Virginia
West Virginia

Last Updated: April 10, 2017
House Bill 2479: Uniform Deployed Parents Custody/Visitation Act
Storch, Ferro, Longstreth, McGeehan, Fleischauer, Canestraro, Isner, Lovejoy, Pushkin

This bill would require a deploying parent to provide notice to the other parent. It also states that past or possible future deployment is not to be used in determining the best interest of a child, but any significant impact on the best interest of the child may be considered. It also sets forth allotment of custodial responsibility during a parent's deployment.

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2/15/2017 House Introduced, referred to Judiciary
2/22/2017 House Passed committee substitute
2/23/2017 House Read 1st time
2/24/2017 House Read 2nd time
2/27/2017 House Read 3rd time; passed House
2/28/2017 Senate Introduced; referred to Judiciary
4/01/2017 Senate Read 1st time
4/03/2017 Senate Read 2nd time, committee amendment adopted
4/04/2017 Senate Read 3rd time, passed, to House for concurrence
4/08/2017 House Concurred and passed

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