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HB 28 (BR 57) - D. Owens, C. Embry Jr., A. Simpson

     AN ACT relating to paternity.
     Amend KRS 406.011, to establish that the presumption of paternity is a rebuttable presumption, to update the evidentiary language, and permit an evidentiary showing that a man other than the husband is the father of the child to prove the child was born out of wedlock; amend KRS 406.021, to clarify how paternity may be determined, to add references to Family Court, and to permit either parent to petition the court for a parentage determination; amend KRS 406.035, relating to written paternity orders, to include references to 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, to include the county where the child resides as an appropriate venue in paternity cases.

HB 28 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provisions except amend to add language prohibiting the establishment of paternity by a man who has been convicted of a sex offense against a married woman and delete language pertaining to the determination of paternity when the father does or does not admit paternity.

     HFA (1, J. Fischer) - Amend to restore presumption of paternity for children born during marriage or within 10 months of its termination and include within the definition of a child born out of wedlock a child where biological evidence indicates that the husband was not the biological father and the marital relationship ceased 10 months prior to the birth of the child.

     HFA (2, J. Fischer) - Amend to restore presumption of paternity for children born during marriage or within 10 months of its termination and include within the definition of a child born out of wedlock a child where biological evidence indicates that the husband was not the biological father and the marital relationship ceased 10 months prior to the birth of the child.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 10-posting waived
     Feb 23-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 24-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 25-floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute, floor amendment (2) filed
     Mar 2-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 3, 2009
     Mar 11-returned to Rules


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