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March 6, 2006

Senate File 124: Grandparent Visitation

Author:
Senator Warnstadt.

Summary:
Allows a grandparent or great grandparent to petition the court for visitation rights of their grand or great grandchild. This will be granted if the grandparent and grandchild have already developed a strong relationship, if the parents are unfit to make the decision, and if it is in the best interest of the child.

Status:

02/08/2005Introduced, referred to Judiciary
02/09/2005Subcommittee, Goettger, Kreiman, Tinsman, and Warnstadt
3/3/2006(House) Crossover Day—Bill did not pass out of full committee; bill is dead

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
None at this time

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