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House Bill 148: Establishing When a Person May Stand in the Place of a Parent
Representative LaVar Christensen.
The most important change made by this bill is that it would forbid courts from granting in loco parentis (in the place of the parent) status contrary to the expressed desires of a parent of a minor child.
|01/25/2006||House/ Read 1st Time (Introduced)|
|02/01/2006||House/ To Standing House Judiciary Committee|
None at this time.
Support. This bill arose out of a controversy in which a court granted in loco parentis status to the former lesbian lover of the child's natural mother against the wishes of the mother. The provisions of this bill would protect the rights of parents against overreaching courts.
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