Senate Bill 652: Jury Trials in Termination of Parental Rights

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Senate Bill 652: Jury Trials in Termination of Parental Rights
Sponsors:
Sen. Luann Ridgeway
Summary:

This bill would allow parents to request by written demand to the juvenile court a jury trial for proceedings regarding involuntary termination of parental rights, creating an additional layer of protection for parental rights.

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

12/1/2009 Prefiled
1/6/2010 First Read--SB 652-Ridgeway
1/13/2010 Second Read and Referred Senate Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
2/22/2010 Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee

This bill failed to exit the committee of origin, and is now dead.

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