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Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


In the House - Conference Committee Appointed

Synopsis:Authorizing a court, under specified circumstances, to terminate the parental rights of an individual convicted of or found to have committed an act of nonconsensual sexual conduct against the other parent that resulted in the conception of a child; requiring the court to stay further proceedings in a termination of parental rights action under specified circumstances; authorizing the court to stay or postpone a trial on termination of parental rights for good cause; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman, Lee, Astle, Benson, Cassilly, Conway, Currie, DeGrange, Eckardt, Edwards, Ferguson, Guzzone, Jennings, Kagan, Kelley, King, Klausmeier, Madaleno, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Middleton, Muse, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, Peters, Pinsky, Ramirez, Ready, Robinson, Rosapepe, Salling, Serafini, Smith, Young, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0428
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Indigent Persons
Legal Aid
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Protection Orders
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-1401 through 5-1405)

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November 28, 2017 1:11 P.M.