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SB 750: Rights of Grandparents and Great-grandparents


Rights of Grandparents and Great-grandparents; Revising the definition of the term “next of kin” to include great-grandparents for purposes of various proceedings relating to children; providing great-grandparents the same visitation rights as grandparents; providing for a great-grandparent’s right to notice of adoption; repealing provisions relating to actions by a grandparent for visitation rights; providing for application of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act; encouraging the consolidation of certain concurrent actions; repealing provisions relating to the effect of adoption of a child by a stepparent on grandparent visitation rights, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2014 Senate • Filed
2/6/2014 Senate • Referred to Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 61
3/4/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 61
3/13/2014 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Children, Families, and Elder Affairs, 03/18/14, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building
3/18/2014 Senate • Favorable by Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 304
3/19/2014 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 304
5/2/2014 Senate • Died in Judiciary