Bill Text: IN SB0070 | 2010 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Adoption and paternity proceeding.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced - Dead) 2010-01-05 - First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary [SB0070 Detail]

Download: Indiana-2010-SB0070-Introduced.html


Introduced Version






SENATE BILL No. 70

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL



Citations Affected: IC 31-14-5-9; IC 31-19-10-1.

Synopsis: Adoption and paternity proceeding. Requires a petition to establish the paternity of a child who is the subject of an adoption proceeding to be filed in the court having jurisdiction over the adoption proceeding. Provides that a person contesting an adoption must file either a motion to contest the adoption or a petition to establish paternity.

Effective: July 1, 2010.





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    January 5, 2010, read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary.







Introduced

Second Regular Session 116th General Assembly (2010)


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SENATE BILL No. 70



    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning family law and juvenile law.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:

SOURCE: IC 31-14-5-9; (10)IN0070.1.1. -->     SECTION 1. IC 31-14-5-9 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 9. If a person files a petition to establish paternity under this chapter and the child who is the subject of the petition is also the subject of an adoption proceeding under IC 31-19, the petition to establish paternity must be filed in the court that has jurisdiction over the adoption proceeding.
SOURCE: IC 31-19-10-1; (10)IN0070.1.2. -->     SECTION 2. IC 31-19-10-1 IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010]: Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided in subsection (c), only a person entitled to notice of adoption under IC 31-19-4 or IC 31-19-4.5 may contest an adoption.
    (b) A person contesting an adoption must file:
         (1) a motion to contest the adoption with the court; or
        (2) a petition to establish paternity under IC 31-14 with the court having jurisdiction over the adoption case;

not later than thirty (30) days after service of notice of the pending adoption.
    (c) A person seeking to withdraw consent to an adoption must file a motion to withdraw consent to the adoption with the court.

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