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2016 Regular Session



Child Custody and Visitation - Deployed Parents

Sponsored by:

Senator Hough


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting a court in any child custody or visitation proceeding from considering, in and of itself, a parent's past deployment or possible future deployment in determining the best interest of a child except under specified circumstances; authorizing a party or witness who is subject to deployment to provide testimony and present evidence by electronic means or by telephone under specified circumstances; authorizing the court to grant caretaking or decision-making authority to a nonparent under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Hough
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1379
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Child Custody
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health -see also- Mental Health
Interstate Affairs
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Religion -see also- Churches
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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