H.B. No. 5503
Session Year 2011
 


AN ACT CONCERNING THE PRIORITY OF GRANDPARENTS IN CHILD CUSTODY CASES.

To prioritize grandparents over other adult relatives of a child when a court is appointing a guardian for the child, or the Commissioner of Children and Families provides notice that the child has been removed from the custody of the child's parent or guardian.

Introduced by:
Select Committee on Children

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 2/4/2011Public Hearing 02/08
 2/3/2011Referred to Joint Committee on Children
 2/1/2011Drafted by Committee
 2/1/2011(KID)Vote to Draft
 1/20/2011Referred to Joint Committee on Children

Co-sponsors of HB-5503

Rep. Linda A. Orange, 48th Dist.

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