HB 789: Rights Of Grandparents And Great-Grandparents
GENERAL BILL by Rouson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Gibbons ; Harrell ; Stewart
Rights Of Grandparents And Great-Grandparents; Authorizes grandparent of minor child to petition court for visitation; requires preliminary hearing; provides for payment of attorney fees & costs by petitioner who fails to make prima facie showing of harm; provides for application of Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act; provides conditions under which court may terminate grandparent visitation order upon adoption of minor child by stepparent or close relative; provides for great-grandparent's right to notice of adoption.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 2/4/2014 House • Filed
2/14/2014 House • Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Healthy Families Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 67
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 67
3/10/2014 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/12/14, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/12/2014 House • Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 273
• Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee -HJ 273
5/2/2014 House • Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee
HB 789, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/4/2014 at 8:56 AM
Bill Text: Analyses: Civil Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/12/2014 (pdf)
Related Bills (2)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills S 750 Rights of Grandparents and Great-grandparents Abruzzo Identical Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died in Judiciary
Location: In committee/council (JU)
H 573 (e2) Health of Residents Ahern Compare Last Action: 5/2/2014 S Died on Calendar
Location: On 3rd Reading Calendar
Citations - Statutes (13)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 39.01 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf) 39.509 Grandparents rights. Page 2 (pdf) 39.6221 Permanent guardianship of a dependent child. Page 12 (pdf) 39.6231 Permanent placement with a fit and willing relative. Page 13 (pdf) 39.801 Procedures and jurisdiction; notice; service of process. Page 5 (pdf) 63.0425 Grandparent’s right to notice. Page 6 (pdf) 63.087 Proceeding to terminate parental rights pending adoption; general provisions. Page 14 (pdf) 63.172 Effect of judgment of adoption. Page 15 (pdf) 752.01 Action by grandparent for right of visitation; when petition shall be granted. Page 7 (pdf) 752.011 Page 7 (pdf) 752.015 Mediation of visitation disputes. Page 16 (pdf) 752.07 Effect of adoption of child by stepparent on right of visitation; when right may be terminated. Page 12 (pdf) 752.071 Page 12 (pdf)
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