CS/SB 964: Termination of Parental Rights
GENERAL BILL by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs ; Abruzzo ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Clemens
Termination of Parental Rights; Providing that a parent’s rights may be terminated if the court determines, by clear and convincing evidence, that the child was conceived during an act of unlawful sexual battery; creating a presumption that termination of parental rights is in the best interest of the child if the child was conceived as a result of an unlawful sexual battery; requiring the court to accept a guilty plea or conviction as conclusive proof that the child was conceived by a violation of criminal law, etc.
Last Action: 6/10/2013 - Chapter No. 2013-132
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
- Criminal Justice (CJ)
- Judiciary (JU)
• Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Criminal Justice; Judiciary -SJ 69
• Introduced -SJ 69
• On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/12/13, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 209
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Criminal Justice -SJ 209
• CS by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs read 1st time -SJ 216
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/01/13, 12:15 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 278
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 278
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/08/13, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• Favorable by- Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 363
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 363
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/16/13
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/13
• Read 2nd time -SJ 535
• Amendment(s) adopted (406886) -SJ 535
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 535
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 708
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 38 NAYS 0 -SJ 708
• Immediately certified -SJ 708
• In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 915
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• Received -HJ 915
• Read 2nd time -HJ 962
• Substituted for CS/HB 887 -HJ 962
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 999
• CS passed; YEAS 115 NAYS 0 -HJ 999
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 881
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2013-132
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