VA HB1653 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on November 29 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-11-29 - Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Custody and visitation arrangements; best interests of the child; domestic abuse; child abuse. Requires the court to consider domestic abuse, defined in the bill, and child abuse in addition to family abuse and sexual abuse in current law when determining the best interests of the child for the purposes of custody and visitation arrangements.

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Custody and visitation arrangements; best interests of the child, domestic abuse, child abuse.



2018-11-29HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-11-29HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101689D

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161228(n/a)See Bill Text

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