PA HB1587 | 2019-2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 30-9)
Status: Introduced on October 15 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-10-15 - Referred to JUDICIARY
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

An Act amending Titles 23 (Domestic Relations) and 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in child custody, further providing for definitions, for award of custody, for factors to consider when awarding custody, for consideration of criminal conviction, for guardian ad litem for child, for counsel for child and for award of counsel fees, costs and expenses; in Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, providing for child abuse and domestic violence education and training program for judges and court personnel; and, in depositions and witnesses, further providing for rights and services.

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Title

In child custody, further providing for definitions, for award of custody, for factors to consider when awarding custody, for consideration of criminal conviction, for guardian ad litem for child, for counsel for child and for award of counsel fees, costs and expenses; in Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, providing for child abuse and domestic violence education and training program for judges and court personnel; and, in depositions and witnesses, further providing for rights and services.

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History

DateChamberAction
2019-10-15HouseReferred to JUDICIARY

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