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HB 773: Termination of Parental Rights


Termination of Parental Rights; Provides that only in cases involving immediate threat to health or safety of child may person take child alleged to be dependant into custody; provides additional exceptions; requires formation of citizen review panels & deletes requirement that citizen review panel be authorized through administrative order by chief judge of circuit; authorizes citizen review panels to make recommendations in adjudicatory hearings & trials under specified provision, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 House - Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/15/2011 House • Filed
    3/3/2011 House • Referred to HHS Access Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 66
    3/8/2011 House • Introduced -HJ 66
    5/7/2011 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health and Human Services Access Subcommittee

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  • HB 773, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/15/2011 at 5:17 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1652 Termination of Parental Rights Wise Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs
    Location: In committee/council (CF)

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    39.401 Taking a child alleged to be dependent into custody; law enforcement officers and authorized agents of the department. Page 1 (pdf)
    39.702 Citizen review panels. Page 2 (pdf)
    39.809 Adjudicatory hearing. Page 3 (pdf)

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