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