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:Committee on Children
|New today||2-4 days old||5 days & older|
Co-sponsors for Amendment LCO:
|2/23/2011||Favorable Change of Reference, Senate to Committee on Judiciary|
|2/22/2011||Favorable 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|
|2/4/2011||Public Hearing 02/08|
|2/3/2011||Referred to Joint Committee on Children|