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CS/CS/HB 149: Rights of Grandparents

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee ; Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Albritton ; Broxson ; Campbell ; Gaetz ; Hill ; Metz ; Pritchett ; Rogers ; Rooney ; Spano ; Stevenson ; Van Zant

Rights of Grandparents; Authorizes grandparent of minor child to petition court for visitation; provides for application of Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act; provides conditions under which court may terminate grandparent visitation.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/15/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-134
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/29/2014 House • Filed
1/8/2015 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 17
1/28/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 02/04/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/4/2015 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 132
• Now in Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee -HJ 132
3/2/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee, 03/04/15, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 17
3/4/2015 House • CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 195
3/6/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
3/9/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 190
• CS by Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 188
3/17/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/19/15, 12:30 pm, Reed Hall
3/19/2015 House • CS/CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -HJ 285
3/20/2015 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 284
• CS/CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 280
3/24/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/26/15
3/26/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 313
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/27/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 337
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 338
4/1/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 323
• Received -SJ 323
4/24/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Fiscal Policy -SJ 612
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 612
• Substituted for CS/SB 368 -SJ 612
• Read 2nd time -SJ 612
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/27/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 680
• CS passed; YEAS 37 NAYS 0 -SJ 680
4/27/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 864
6/1/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/11/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/15/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-134