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May 4, 2007

House Bill 1157: An Act Regarding Step-Grandparent Visitation

Author:
Representatives Wyatt, Rogers, Hall, Cook, L. Evans, Maxwell, sample, T. Baker, J. Brown, Burkes, Cooper, D. Creekmore, George, House, Moore, Overbey, Petrus, Pierce, S. Prater, Pyle, J. Roebuck, Saunders, Stewart, Thyer, Wells, Wills, Woods.

Summary:
This bill would have extended child visitation rights to step-grandparents under the same conditions that grandparents are granted visitation. HSLDA opposes any further erosion of parental rights regarding child visitation against the wishes of a fit parent.

Status:

1/16/2007 Introduced, first and second readings, and referred to the House Committee on Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative & Military
1/24/2007 Returned from Committee with Do Pass recommendation.
1/25/2007 Third reading, passage in the House, and transmittal to the Senate
1/29/2007 Received from the House, first and second readings, and referred to the Senate Committee on Judiciary
5/1/2007 Died in Senate Committee at Sine Dei Adjournment

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA opposed this legislation

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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