Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5211
Session Year 2018
 


AN ACT CONCERNING JUDICIAL PROCEDURES RELATING TO INITIATION OF AN ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE, DISSOLUTION OF CIVIL UNION OR LEGAL SEPARATION.

To: (1) Require that when a plaintiff initiates an action for dissolution of marriage, dissolution of civil union or legal separation, the documents served on the defendant include a blank appearance form along with the summons and complaint; and (2) expand the option of waiving the ninety-day waiting period in dissolution and legal separation cases, under certain circumstances, when the defendant does not appear.

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Judiciary Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/16/2018(LCO)File Number 491
 4/16/2018House Calendar Number 334
 4/16/2018Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 4/16/2018(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 4/9/2018(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 04/16/18 10:00 AM
 3/29/2018(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/28/2018(JUD)Joint Favorable
 3/5/2018Public Hearing 03/09
 2/22/2018Referred to Joint Committee on Judiciary

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