House Bill 28

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Title AN ACT relating to paternity.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 57
Sponsors D. Owens, C. Embry Jr., A. Simpson
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 406.011, to establish that the presumption of paternity is a rebuttable presumption, to update the evidentiary language, and permit an evidentiary showing that a man other than the husband is the father of the child to prove the child was born out of wedlock; amend KRS 406.021, to clarify how paternity may be determined, to add references to Family Court, and to permit either parent to petition the court for a parentage determination; amend KRS 406.035, relating to written paternity orders, to include references to Family Court judges; amend KRS 406.051 to include references to Family Court and clarify how an appeal is to be made; amend KRS 406.151, to include the county where the child resides as an appropriate venue in paternity cases.
Index Headings of Original Version Children and Minors - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Actions - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Procedure - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Courts - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Domestic Relations - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Parental Rights - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Reproductive Issues - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Floor Amendment 1
House Floor Amendment 2

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10/08/08
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/06/09
  • introduced in House
01/07/09
  • to Judiciary (H)
02/10/09
  • posting waived
02/23/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/24/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
02/25/09
  • floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
03/02/09
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2009
03/11/09
  • returned to Rules

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except amend to add language prohibiting the establishment of paternity by a man who has been convicted of a sex offense against a married woman and delete language pertaining to the determination of paternity when the father does or does not admit paternity.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Actions - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Procedure - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Courts - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Domestic Relations - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Parental Rights - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Reproductive Issues - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary Amend to restore presumption of paternity for children born during marriage or within 10 months of its termination and include within the definition of a child born out of wedlock a child where biological evidence indicates that the husband was not the biological father and the marital relationship ceased 10 months prior to the birth of the child.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Actions - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Procedure - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Courts - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Domestic Relations - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Parental Rights - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Reproductive Issues - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of

Amendment House Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor J. Fischer
Summary Amend to restore presumption of paternity for children born during marriage or within 10 months of its termination and include within the definition of a child born out of wedlock a child where biological evidence indicates that the husband was not the biological father and the marital relationship ceased 10 months prior to the birth of the child.
Index Headings Children and Minors - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Actions - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Civil Procedure - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Courts - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Domestic Relations - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Parental Rights - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of
Reproductive Issues - Paternity, determination, evidence, and venue, clarification and updating of

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