WV HB2926 | 2023 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 23 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-01-23 - To House Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to provide that the presumption of 50-50 parental custody of children in child custody court proceedings is rebutted and the court may deviate from the presumption of 50-50 custody upon clear and convincing evidence that the father encouraged the mother to get an abortion.

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To modify parenting if father encouraged an abortion



2023-01-23HouseTo House Judiciary
2023-01-23HouseIntroduced in House
2023-01-23HouseTo Judiciary
2023-01-23HouseFiled for introduction


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