House Bill 845: Custody When Parent Has a Disability

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House Bill 845: Custody When Parent Has a Disability
Sponsors:
Heroux
Summary:

This bill states a parent's disability is not to be a negative factor in determination of custody or visitation without showing a direct nexus between the disability and alleged harm to the child that cannot be alleviated or prevented by accommodations. See also Senate Bill 896.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
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 pm, Room(s): A-1 & A-2

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