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May 15, 2009

Senate Bill 103: Child Abuse and Neglect Amendments

Author:
Senators Ross, Decaria and Perkins and Representatives Gingery and Lubnau

Summary:
Senate Bill 103 contains language to the effect that if a non-custodial parent fails to respond to a petition their parental rights may be terminated.

Status:

1/13/2009(Senate) Assigned a bill number
1/15/2009(Senate) Received for introduction
1/15/2009(Senate) Introduced and referred to Senate Judiciary
1/28/2009(Senate) Senate Judiciary recommended “Do Pass”
1/28/2009(Senate) Placed on general file
1/28/2009(Senate) Laid back on general file without prejudice
1/29/2009(Senate) Passed Committee of the Whole
1/29/2009(Senate) Amendment Adopted
1/30/2009(Senate) Passed second reading
2/2/2009(Senate) Passed third reading
2/3/2009(House) Received for introduction
2/5/2009(House) Introduced and referred to House Judiciary
2/5/2009(House) Judiciary recommended “Do Pass”
2/12/2009(House) Placed on general file
2/17/2009(House) Amendments adopted
2/17/2009(House) Passed Committee of the Whole
2/18/2009(House) Passed second reading
2/19/2009(House) Amendment Adopted
2/19/2009(House) Passed third reading
2/19/2009(Senate) Received for concurrence
2/20/2009(Senate) Did not concur
2/20/2009(Senate) Appointed joint conference committee. Senators Toss, Decaria and Perkins
2/21/2009(House) Appointed joint conference committee. Representatives Gingery, Cannady and Peasley
3/2/2009(Senate) Adopted S.F. 103 JC01
3/2/2009(House) Did not adopt S.F. 103 JC01
3/3/2009(Senate) Appointed joint conference committee: Senators Ross, Decaria and Perkins
3/5/2009(Senate) Adopted S.F. 103 JC02
3/5/2009(House) Adopted S.F. 103 JC02; Assigned SEA No. 85
3/5/2009(Senate) President signed SEA No. 85
3/5/2009(House) Speaker signed SEA No. 85
3/12/2009Governor signed—effective 7/1/2009

HSLDA’s Position:
Oppose.

Action Requested:
None at this time.

 Other Resources

Bill Text    (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)