WV HB3039 | 2020 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB3039


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 5-1)
Status: Engrossed on January 15 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-27 - Communicated to Senate
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


The purpose of this bill is to expand the court’s consideration of the expression of a preference by children in certain child custody matters by removing language giving priority to preferences of 14-year-old children.

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Relating to a court's consideration of the expression of a preference by a child in certain child custody matters


Roll Calls

2020-02-27 - House - House concurred in Senate amend with amend, passed bill (Roll No. 377) (Y: 83 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-11 - Senate - Passed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 115) (Y: 33 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2020-01-15 - House - Passed House (Roll No. 3) (Y: 87 N: 11 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-27HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-02-27HouseHouse concurred in Senate amend with amend, passed bill (Roll No. 377)
2020-02-27HouseHouse received Senate message
2020-02-11SenateSenate requests House to concur
2020-02-11SenatePassed Senate with amended title (Roll No. 115)
2020-02-11SenateRead 3rd time
2020-02-11SenateOn 3rd reading
2020-02-10SenateCommittee amendment adopted (Voice vote)
2020-02-10SenateRead 2nd time
2020-02-10SenateOn 2nd reading
2020-02-07SenateRead 1st time
2020-02-07SenateOn 1st reading
2020-02-06SenateReported do pass, with amendment and title amendment
2020-01-16SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-16SenateTo Judiciary
2020-01-16SenateIntroduced in Senate
2020-01-15HouseCommunicated to Senate
2020-01-15HousePassed House (Roll No. 3)
2020-01-15HouseRead 3rd time
2020-01-15HouseOn 3rd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-14HouseRead 2nd time
2020-01-14HouseOn 2nd reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-13HouseRead 1st time
2020-01-13HouseOn 1st reading, Special Calendar
2020-01-10HouseDo pass
2020-01-08HouseTo House Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseIntroduced in House
2020-01-08HouseTo Judiciary
2020-01-08HouseFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB3039 (Carry Over) 2019-02-22 - To Judiciary


Code Citations

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489206Amended CodeCitation Text
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Bill Comments