Substitute House Bill No. 6600
          Substitute House Bill No. 6600

              PUBLIC ACT NO. 95-206

AN  ACT  CONCERNING  CHILD  CUSTODY  AND CUSTODIAL
INTERFERENCE.


    Section  1.  Section  53a-97  of  the  general
statutes  is  repealed   and   the   following  is
substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a)   A  person   is   guilty   of   custodial
interference in the  first  degree when he commits
custodial interference in  the  second  degree  as
provided   in   section    53a-98:    (1)    Under
circumstances which expose  the  child  or  person
taken or enticed  from lawful custody or the child
held after a  request  by the lawful custodian for
his return to  a  risk  that  his  safety  will be
endangered or his  health  materially impaired; or
(2) by taking,  [or]  enticing  OR  DETAINING  the
child or person out of this state.
    (b) Custodial interference in the first degree
is a class D felony.
    Sec. 2. Subsection  (a)  of  section 46b-99 of
the general statutes is repealed and the following
is substituted in lieu thereof:
    (a) Every party in a custody proceeding in his
first pleading or in an affidavit attached to that
pleading shall give  information  under oath as to
HIS SOCIAL SECURITY  NUMBER,  the  child's present
address, the places  where  the  child  has  lived
within the last  five  years,  and  the  names and
present addresses of  the  persons  with  whom the
child  has  lived  during  that  period.  In  this
pleading or affidavit  every  party  shall further
declare   under   oath   whether:   (1)   He   has
participated as a  party,  witness or in any other
capacity in any  other  litigation  concerning the
custody of the  same  child  in  this or any other
state;  (2) he  has  information  of  any  custody
proceeding concerning the child pending in a court
of this or  any  other  state; and (3) he knows of
any person not  a party to the proceedings who has
physical custody of  the  child  or claims to have
custody or visitation  rights  with respect to the
child.