HB 421 (BR 1234) - S. Westrom, T. Burch, F. Nesler, T. Riner
AN ACT relating to the Court of Justice.
Create a new section of KRS Chapter 610 relating to juvenile proceedings to request the Chief Justice to adopt administrative procedures relating to protecting parents; create new sections of KRS Chapter 21A relating to the Supreme Court to request the Supreme Court to create a pilot project for a limited opening courts of in three to seven jurisdictions when handling dependency, needy, neglect, and abuse cases involving children and termination of parental rights, to set parameters, and require reporting to the Interim Joint Committees on Health and Welfare and Judiciary; create a new section of KRS Chapter 615 relating to juvenile procedure to permit pilot project courts to open proceedings which otherwise would be closed.
Jan 31-introduced in House
Feb 1-to Judiciary (H)
Feb 14-posted in committee