House Bill 157

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Last Action 03/25/22: to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to children.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 224
Sponsors B. Wesley, D. Elliott, C. Massey
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 405.021 to establish that grandparent visitation rights are not adversely affected by any investigation related to abuse, neglect, dependency of a child, or termination of parental rights of the grandparent's son or daughter who is the father or mother of the child visited by the grandparent, unless the Circuit Court determines that it is in the best interest of the child to do so.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - Grandparents, visitation rights
Parental Rights - Grandparents, visitation rights
Children and Minors - Grandparents, visitation rights
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
House Committee Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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12/10/21
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/04/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/14/22
  • taken from Committee on Committees (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Committee on Committees (H)
03/16/22
  • to Health & Family Services (H)
03/17/22
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/21/22
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 22, 2022
03/23/22
  • 3rd reading, passed 86-1 with Committee Substitute (1) and Committee Amendment (1-title)
03/24/22
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
03/25/22
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; provide that grandparent visitation rights established by a Circuit Court do not continue after a child is adopted; create a new section of KRS Chapter 620 to allow the Department for Community Based Services to request a criminal justice agency to perform a federal name-based criminal history record check of each adult residing in a home in which a child is placed during an emergency placement; allow the Department for Kentucky State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to charge a reasonable fee for processing a fingerprint-based criminal history record check.
Index Headings Courts - Emergency placement of children, criminal history record check, requirement
Courts, Circuit - Grandparents, visitation rights
Courts, District - Emergency placement of children, criminal history record check, requirement
Parental Rights - Grandparents, visitation rights
Children and Minors - Emergency placement of children, criminal history record check, requirement
Children and Minors - Grandparents, visitation rights

Amendment House Committee Amendment 1
Sponsor K. Moser
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - HB 157

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