LD 209: Expands Grandparent Visitation

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Last Updated: April 11, 2013
LD 209: Expands Grandparent Visitation
Sponsors:
Representative Fredette
Summary:

Currently, a grandparent can file for visitation rights for a grandchild over the objections of the child's parent or parents if the grandparent has a "sufficient existing relationship." This bill would change this law by defining a sufficient existing relationship to include both an existing relationship and past relationships as well.

HSLDA's Position:
Oppose.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

02/05/2013     (House)     Introduced
03/14/2013     (House)     Public hearing, Committee on Judiciary
04/03/2013     (House)     Divided vote—6 Ought to Pass, 8 Ought Not to Pass
05/02/2013     (Dead)     Placed in legislative files

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