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This law would dramatically expand the range of circumstances under which grandparents or great-grandparents could petition a court to grant them visitation rights for a minor child.
Current law requires the parent of the minor child that is the child of the grandparent or great-grandparent to be deceased before a court can grant visitation rights; this bill would remove that requirement.
Current law generally limits the frequency of petitions for visitation to once every two years; this bill would remove this requirement as well.
02/16/2011 (House) Introduced and referred to Human Resources Committee
02/17/2011 (House) Referred to Human Resources Subcommittee
03/03/2011 (House) Subcommittee hearing scheduled
This bill did not pass out of its committee of origin before the session ended. It is now dead.
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