MS HB1084 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 4-1)
Status: Failed on February 27 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-02-27 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Provide That A Court Shall Conduct A Preliminary Hearing When A Child Is Alleged To Have Been Conceived As A Result Of A Rape Or Sexual Battery; To Require The Hearing Upon Conviction Of The Alleged Parent Of The Child; To Require A Court To Determine Whether There Is A Reasonable Chance That A Child Could Have Been Conceived From The Rape Or Sexual Battery; To Require The Court To Send All Information Related To The Conviction And The Preliminary Hearing To The Chancery Court Of The County In Which The Conviction Occurred; To Require The Chancery Court To Determine By Genetic Testing That A Child Was Conceived As A Result Of The Rape Or Sexual Battery For Which The Person Was Convicted; To Provide That The Court Shall Terminate The Parental Rights Of The Convicted Parent If The Child Is Proven To Have Been Conceived As A Result Of The Rape Or Sexual Battery; To Amend Sections 97-3-65, 97-3-101, 93-15-105, 93-15-107, 93-15-113, 93-15-115, 93-15-117 And 91-1-15, Mississippi Code Of 1972, In Conformity With The Preceding Provisions; To Bring Forward Section 11-7-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For Purposes Of Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Parental Rights of Rapists; terminate for children conceived of rape.


Roll Calls

2018-02-08 - House - House Passed As Amended (Y: 112 N: 0 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-02-27SenateDied In Committee
2018-02-16SenateReferred To Judiciary, Division A
2018-02-12HouseTransmitted To Senate
2018-02-08HousePassed As Amended
2018-02-08HouseCommittee Substitute Adopted
2018-02-07HouseRead the Third Time
2018-01-26HouseTitle Suff Do Pass Comm Sub
2018-01-15HouseReferred To Judiciary B

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