MS HB424 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Failed on January 31 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 93-5-24, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Require Any Court, In Which Custody Is In Dispute And Allegations Regarding Exposure To A Convicted Sex Offender Exist, To Investigate And Consider The Findings Of The Allegations When Considering The Best Interests Of The Child; To Require A Rebuttable Presumption That Such Exposure Is Not In The Best Interest Of The Child; To Amend Section 97-5-42, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Revise The Provisions Of Felony Parental Child Sexual Abuse To Include Grandparents Who Are Convicted For Sexual Abuse Of Their Grandchildren; To Amend Section 93-16-3, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform Grandparents' Visitation Rights To The Preceding Sections; And For Related Purposes.

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Sex offenders and child custody; revise guidelines regarding the best interest of the child in cases of.



2023-01-31HouseDied In Committee
2023-01-12HouseReferred To Judiciary B

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
93163Amended CodeSee Bill Text
93524Amended CodeSee Bill Text
97542Amended CodeSee Bill Text

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