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CS/SB 1022: Determination of Parentage

GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Steube

Determination of Parentage; Authorizing a child, the child’s mother, or the child’s alleged parent to file a petition in circuit court to rebut the presumption of legal parentage; requiring the court to appoint a guardian ad litem or an attorney ad litem under certain conditions; specifying that a statistical probability of parentage of 95 percent or more creates a rebuttable presumption that the alleged parent is a biological parent, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/28/2017 Senate • Filed
12/13/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 78
1/5/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/10/18, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 78
1/10/2018 Senate • Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 141
1/11/2018 Senate • Now in Children, Families, and Elder Affairs -SJ 141
1/17/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 01/22/18, 3:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/22/2018 Senate • CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 205
1/23/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 210
1/26/2018 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 205
3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules