House Bill 239

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Last Action to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the Court of Justice.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 483
Sponsors S. Westrom, J. Tilley, L. Belcher, T. Burch, L. Clark, B. Damron, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, S. Overly, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, S. Riggs, T. Riner, R. Smart, J. Stacy, F. Steele, T. Thompson, B. Waide, J. Wayne
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS Chapter 21A, relating to the Supreme Court, to request that the Supreme Court institute at least one pilot project in each Supreme Court District to provide for opening or limited opening of cases in Family Court, Circuit Court, or District Court relating to abuse, neglect and dependency proceedings, and termination of parental rights proceedings, exclusive of sexual abuse proceedings; permit the court to set requirements for attendance and prohibit release of names or other identifying information relating to parties or witnesses; provide that the project is to be for four years, with annual reports to the Supreme Court, the Legislative Research Commission, and the Interim Joint Committees on Health and Welfare and Judiciary with results of the project and recommendations relating thereto; create a new section of KRS Chapter 610, relating to juvenile procedure, to permit pilot project courts to open proceedings which otherwise would be closed.
Index Headings of Original Version Local Mandate - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Judges and Court Commissioners - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Parental Rights - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, Family - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Children and Minors - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Court, Supreme - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, Circuit - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, District - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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01/11/12
  • introduced in House
01/12/12
  • to Judiciary (H)
01/30/12
  • posted in committee
02/22/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/23/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 24, 2012
02/24/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute
02/27/12
  • received in Senate
02/29/12
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Summary Retain original open courts project provisions; delete provision relating to the number of open court projects.
Index Headings Local Mandate - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Judges and Court Commissioners - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Parental Rights - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, Family - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Children and Minors - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Court, Supreme - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, Circuit - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases
Courts, District - Pilot project to open courts for abuse, dependency, neglect and termination of parental rights cases

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