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SB 1644: Grandparent Visitation Rights


Grandparent Visitation Rights; Authorizing a grandparent of a minor child who has exclusively cared for the minor child for at least 6 months to petition the court for court-ordered visitation with the child under certain circumstances; requiring the court to consider the totality of the circumstances and specified criteria in its determination of substantial mental or emotional harm to the child, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2017
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
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
3/3/2017 Senate • Filed
3/14/2017 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules -SJ 209
3/15/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 209
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Judiciary