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CS/SB 368: Rights of Grandparents

GENERAL BILL by Fiscal Policy ; Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Smith ; Gibson

Rights of Grandparents; Repealing specified provisions relating to actions by a grandparent for visitation rights; authorizing the grandparent of a minor child to petition a court for visitation under certain circumstances; providing conditions under which a court may terminate a grandparent visitation order upon adoption of a minor child by a stepparent or close relative, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 4/24/2015 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 149 (Ch. 2015-134) -SJ 612
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (ACJ)
  4. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/16/2015 Senate • Filed
1/23/2015 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 56
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 56
3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/10/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/10/2015 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 190
3/11/2015 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 190
3/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, 301 Senate Office Building
3/26/2015 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 258
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 258
4/3/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/15, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
4/8/2015 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
4/10/2015 Senate • Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 378
• On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 04/15/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/15/2015 Senate • CS by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 425
4/17/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/20/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 425
4/21/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/15
• CS by Fiscal Policy read 1st time -SJ 428
4/24/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 612
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 149 -SJ 612
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 149 (Ch. 2015-134) -SJ 612