House Bill 42

Last Action returned to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the involuntary termination of parental rights.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 194
Sponsors R. Crimm, C. Harris, C. Howard, D. Schamore
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 625.090 to expand the requisite grounds for the termination of parental rights to include the attempted or actual infliction of death or serious physical injury to any child, or to the parent, stepparent, de facto custodian, or guardian of the child who is the subject of the termination action; provide that the Act may be cited as"Zoe's Law."
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - Parental rights, termination of
Crime Victims - Parental rights, termination of
Domestic Relations - Parental rights, termination of
Parental Rights - Parental rights, termination of
Courts, Family - Parental rights, termination of
Children and Minors - Parental rights, termination of
Civil Actions - Parental rights, termination of
Civil Procedure - Parental rights, termination of
Popular Names and Short Titles - Zoe's Law, termination of parental rights
Votes Vote History


  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
  • introduced in House
  • to Judiciary (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 2, 2015
  • taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 27, 2015
  • 3rd reading, passed 98-0
  • received in Senate
  • to Judiciary (S)
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)

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