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2012 Florida Statutes

F.S. 88.7011
188.7011 Proceeding to determine parentage.
(1) A tribunal of this state may serve as an initiating or responding tribunal in a proceeding brought under this act or a law or procedure substantially similar to this act, the Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act, or the Revised Uniform Reciprocal Enforcement of Support Act to determine that the petitioner is a parent of a particular child or to determine that a respondent is a parent of that child.
(2) In a proceeding to determine parentage, a responding tribunal of this state shall apply the procedural and substantive law and rules of this state on choice of law.
History.s. 7, ch. 96-189; s. 37, ch. 97-170; s. 58, ch. 2011-92.
1Note.Section 58, ch. 2011-92, repealed s. 88.7011, effective on a date contingent upon the provisions of s. 81, ch. 2011-92. Section 81, ch. 2011-92, provides that “[e]xcept as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect upon the earlier of 90 days following Congress amending 42 U.S.C. s. 666(f) to allow or require states to adopt the 2008 version of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act, or 90 days following the state obtaining a waiver of its state plan requirement under Title IV-D of the Social Security Act.”