HB 549: Determination of Parentage
GENERAL BILL by Leek
Determination of Parentage; Provides presumptions of legal parentage; authorizes petitions to challenge presumptions of legal parentage; provides petition requirements; requires court to appoint guardian ad litem or attorney ad litem under certain conditions; requires court to hold evidentiary hearing for certain purposes; requires court to require genetic testing of child & alleged parent under certain conditions; requires court to determine parental rights based on best interests of child; requires court to approve, grant, or modify parenting plan under certain conditions; requires court to enter final order or judgment for certain purposes; provides that petition does not impugn or affect child's legitimacy.
Last Action: 3/10/2018 House - Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 11/7/2017 House • Filed
11/15/2017 House • Referred to Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee; Children, Families and Seniors Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 48
1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 48
3/10/2018 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee
HB 549, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/7/2017 at 9:00 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (1)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 1022 (c1) Determination of Parentage Steube Similar Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Rules
Citations - Statutes (2)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 742.13 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf) 742.19 Page 2 (pdf)
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