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May 7, 2008

House Bill 1284: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation

Author:
Representative Chris Crider

Summary:
This is a grandparent visitation bill which would improve current law in that there is a presumption in the proposed law that a fit parent may deny visitation unless such denial would create a substantial risk of harm to the child's mental, physical, or emotional health. This is a companion bill to Senate Bill 1472.

Status:

2/14/2007Introduced and first consideration
2/15/2007Second consideration and referred to the Committee on Children & Family Affairs
2/28/2007Assigned to Subcommittee Domestic Relations
4/18/2007Placed on Subcommittee calendar
4/24/2007Taken off Subcommittee calendar
3/25/2008Failed for lack of second in Domestic Relations Committee

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History