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Bill Detail: HB23-1026

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Title Family Time For Grandparents
Status Governor Signed (05/23/2023)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
House Sponsors R. English (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Health and Human Services
Date Introduced 01/09/2023

Current law allows a grandparent or great-grandparent to seek a
court order granting the grandparent or great-grandparent the right to visit
grandchildren or great-grandchildren when there is or has been a child
custody case or a case concerning the allocation of parental
responsibilities relating to that child. The bill allows a court to appoint a
child's legal representative to represent the child's best interests in a
matter seeking to grant grandparents or great-grandparents family time
with grandchildren or great-grandchildren.
The bill changes the term visitation rights to family time.

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