House Bill 2314: Procedures for Judges to Grant Emergency Custody

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Last Updated: May 28, 2013
House Bill 2314: Procedures for Judges to Grant Emergency Custody
Sponsors:
Delegate Poore, Delegate Guthrie, Delegate Wells, Delegate Lawrence, Delegate Miley, Delegate Skaff
Summary:

House Bill 2314 establishes procedures for judges to take emergency custody of a child in the case of alleged child abuse or neglect.

HSLDA's Position:

Oppose. This bill, if passed, would grant excessive discretion to courts and would compromise the independence of the judiciary in family court cases.

Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:
2/13/2013 (House) Introduced and Referred to Judiciary Committee
2/26/2013 (House) Judiciary Committee Passed with Amendments
2/28/2013 (House) Passed Second Reading
3/1/2013 (House) Passed House on Third Reading, Introduced in Senate
3/4/2013 (Senate) Referred to Senate Judiciary Committee
4/4/2013 (Senate) Passed Senate Judiciary Committee with amendments
4/5/2013 (Senate) Passed First Reading in Senate
4/8/2013 (Senate) Passed Second Reading in Senate
4/9/2013 (Senate) Passed Senate with amendments on Third Reading
4/10/2013 (House) House concurs with Senate amendments
5/3/2013 (Governor) Signed by Governor

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