IN HB1306 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-01-29 - Representative Hatfield added as coauthor
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Presumption in favor of joint physical custody. Provides that an award of joint legal custody of a child creates a rebuttable presumption in favor of awarding joint physical custody of the child to the individuals who are awarded joint legal custody. Provides that a finding by the court that a history of child abuse or neglect exists with respect to the child is sufficient to rebut the presumption in favor of joint physical custody. Requires a court that: (1) awards joint legal custody of a child; but (2) does not award joint physical custody of the child to the individuals

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Title

Presumption in favor of joint physical custody. Provides that an award of joint legal custody of a child creates a rebuttable presumption in favor of awarding joint physical custody of the child to the individuals who are awarded joint legal custody. Provides that a finding by the court that a history of child abuse or neglect exists with respect to the child is sufficient to rebut the presumption in favor of joint physical custody. Requires a court that: (1) awards joint legal custody of a child; but (2) does not award joint physical custody of the child to the individuals

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2019-01-29HouseRepresentative Hatfield added as coauthor
2019-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
2019-01-14HouseCoauthored by Representative Lindauer
2019-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Judy

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