Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 6281
Session Year 2011
 


AN ACT CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS FOR GRANDPARENTS WHEN A PARENT IS DECEASED.

To require courts to grant an order for visitation to a grandparent when: (1) Visitation is in the best interests of the child; (2) the parent, who is the child of the grandparent, is deceased; (3) the grandparent's relationship with the child has been parental in nature for a substantial period of time; and (4) the child will suffer real and substantial harm if visitation is not granted.

Introduced by:
Select Committee on Children

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 2/23/2011Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary
 2/22/2011Favorable Change of Reference, House to Committee on Judiciary
 2/18/2011(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 2/16/2011(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 2/15/2011(KID)Joint Favorable Substitute Change of Reference Judiciary
 2/4/2011Public Hearing 02/08
 2/3/2011Referred to Joint Committee on Children

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