CS/HB 19: Grandparent Visitation Rights
GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Broxson ; Campbell ; Edwards ; Gaetz ; Stewart ; Tobia ; Williams
Grandparent Visitation Rights; Authorizes grandparent of minor child to petition court for visitation; requires preliminary hearing; provides for payment of attorney fees & costs by petitioner who fails to make prima facie showing of harm; provides for application of Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act; provides conditions under which court may terminate grandparent visitation order upon adoption of minor child by stepparent or close relative; provides for great-grandparent's right to notice of adoption.
Last Action: 5/3/2013 House - Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Healthy Families Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 21
• Introduced -HJ 21
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/18/13, 2:00 pm, 404 HOB
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 286
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 281
• Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee -HJ 305
• Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee
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