Friday, November 21, 2014

HB 789 - Rights Of Grandparents And Great-Grandparents

General Bill   by Rouson (CO-SPONSORS) Gibbons; Harrell; Stewart
Rights Of Grandparents And Great-Grandparents: Authorizes grandparent of minor child to petition court for visitation; requires preliminary hearing; provides for payment of attorney fees & costs by petitioner who fails to make prima facie showing of harm; provides for application of Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction & Enforcement Act; provides conditions under which court may terminate grandparent visitation order upon adoption of minor child by stepparent or close relative; provides for great-grandparent's right to notice of adoption.
Effective Date: July 1, 2014
Last Event: Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee on Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

House Referrals

    -   Civil Justice Subcommittee
           On agenda for: 03/12/14 8:00 AM              Notice
        Favorable (final action)              See Votes
 
    -   Healthy Families Subcommittee
    -   Judiciary Committee

Related Bills

Bill # Subject Relationship
SB 750 Rights of Grandparents and Great-grandparents Identical
CS/CS/CS/HB 573 Health of Residents Compare

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Bill History

Event Time Member Committee
Died in Healthy Families Subcommittee Friday, May 02, 2014 10:39 PM Healthy Families Subcommittee
Now in Healthy Families Subcommittee Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:28 PM Healthy Families Subcommittee
Reported out of Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, March 12, 2014 4:28 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee Wednesday, March 12, 2014 11:43 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Added to Civil Justice Subcommittee agenda Monday, March 10, 2014 3:58 PM Civil Justice Subcommittee
1st Reading Tuesday, March 04, 2014 11:50 PM
Now in Civil Justice Subcommittee Friday, February 14, 2014 11:59 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Referred to Judiciary Committee Friday, February 14, 2014 11:59 AM Judiciary Committee
Referred to Healthy Families Subcommittee Friday, February 14, 2014 11:59 AM Healthy Families Subcommittee
Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee Friday, February 14, 2014 11:59 AM Civil Justice Subcommittee
Filed Tuesday, February 04, 2014 8:56 AM Rouson

Statutes Referenced by this Bill

39.01
39.509
39.801
63.0425
752.01
752.011
752.07
752.071
39.6221
39.6231
63.087
63.172
752.015
 

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