HB 553: Family Law
GENERAL BILL by Tobia
Family Law; Creates presumption that approximately equal time-sharing by both parents is in best interest of child; revises finite list of factors that court must evaluate when determining whether presumption of approximately equal time-sharing is overcome; requires court order to be supported by written findings of fact; prohibits determination of parental responsibility, parenting plan, or time-sharing schedule unless certain determinations are made.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Civil Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
HB 553, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/4/2015 at 8:54 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (2)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 250 (e1) Family Law Lee Identical Last Action: 3/11/2016 H Died in Messages
Location: In messages from Senate
S 668 (er) Family Law Stargel Compare Last Action: 5/12/2017 S Veto Message transmitted to Secretary of State
Location: In committee/council (RC)
Citations - Statutes (1)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 61.13 Support of children; parenting and time-sharing; powers of court. Page 1 (pdf)
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