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May 7, 2008

Senate Bill 1472: An Act Regarding Grandparent Visitation

Author:
Senator Lowe Finney

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 House Bill 1284.

Status:

2/8/2007Introduced and first consideration
2/12/2007Second consideration and referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee
5/16/2007Assigned to the General Subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee
3/20/2008Withdrawn

HSLDA's Position:
HSLDA supported this legislation.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

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Bill History