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HB 685 (BR 2357) - D. Owens

     AN ACT relating to paternity.
     Amend KRS 406.011, relating to presumption of paternity, to update language regarding evidence in paternity cases; amend KRS 406.021, relating to determination of paternity, to clarify how paternity may be determined and add references to Family Court; amend KRS 406.035, relating to written orders of paternity, to include 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, relating to venue in paternity cases, to include the county where the child resides.

HB 685 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1, K. Stein) - Retain most of the original provisions with the following changes: amend KRS 406.011, relating to presumption of paternity, to make the presumption of paternity a rebuttable presumption and retain language permitting evidence showing that a husband and wife were not continuing the marital relationship to show that the child was born out of wedlock; amend KRS 406.021 to permit determination of paternity when either parent of the child brings an action before the court under certain circumstances.

     Feb 28-introduced in House
     Feb 29-to Judiciary (H)
     Mar 4-posted in committee
     Mar 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 18-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 21-taken from Rules; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 25-3rd reading, passed 95-1 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 26-received in Senate

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