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HB 69 (BR 152) - J. Tilley, J. Greer, M. King, D. Meade

     AN ACT relating to domestic relations.
     Amend KRS 403.320, relating to child visitation, to include language relating to the temporary nature of visitation orders in cases of the military deployment of an affected party, similar to that presently allowed for modifications of child custody decrees under KRS 403.340.

HB 69 - AMENDMENTS


     SCS - Retain original provisions; amend to create a new section of KRS Chapter 403 defining "safe child drop-off areas" and allowing courts to require exchanges of child custody to take place in these areas.
     SFA (1, R. Jones II) - Amend to provide that relatives who have had temporary custody of a child pursuant to a court order may petition the court for visitation rights with the child once the temporary custody has been terminated.
     SFA (2, R. Jones II) - Amend to authorize relatives who have had temporary custody of a child pursuant to a court order to petition the court for visitation rights with the child once the temporary custody has been terminated; and declare an EMERGENCY.
     SFA (3/Title, R. Jones II) - Make title amendment.
     SFA (4, R. Jones II) - Amend to authorize relatives who have had temporary custody of a child pursuant to a court order to petition the court for visitation rights with the child once the temporary custody has been terminated; declare an EMERGENCY.
     SFA (5, A. Kerr) - Retain original provisions, except amend KRS 610.125 to establish the right of a child's parents, foster parents, preadoptive parents, or relatives providing care to the child to be heard in court; amend KRS 610.127 to establish that reasonable efforts to keep a child in a home will not be made when the court determines a parent has sexually abused the child or is required to register on a sex offender registry; repeal and reenact KRS 615.030 to replace the existing interstate compact relating to the placement of children with the new interstate compact for the placement of children; amend KRS 615.040 to conform; amend KRS 621.100 to require the court appointed counsel for a child to document training on the role of counsel that includes training in early childhood, child, and adolescent development and establish the right of a child's parents, foster parents, preadoptive parents, or relatives providing care to the child to he heard in court; amend KRS 202B.210 to conform; require that sections 5 and 6, related to the new interstate compact for the placement of children, be effective when the 35th state ratifies the compact or upon July 1, 2013, whichever is later; require that, until this time, KRS 615.030 remain in effect.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Veterans, Military Affairs, & Public Safety (H)
     Feb 11-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2013
     Feb 25-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Feb 26-received in Senate
     Feb 28-to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 5-taken from Judiciary (S); 1st reading; returned to Judiciary (S)
     Mar 6-reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute as a Consent Bill; floor amendments (1) (2) (4) and (5) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (3-title) filed
     Mar 7-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 7, 2013; 3rd reading; floor amendments (1) and (2) withdrawn ; passed 37-0 with Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) (4) and (5)
     Mar 11-received in House; taken from Rules; posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) (4) and (5)
     Mar 12-House concurred in Senate Committee Substitute, floor amendments (3-title) (4) and (5) ; passed 100-0; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 22-signed by Governor (Acts Chapter 79)

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