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HB 528 (BR 45) - J. Petrie, K. Bratcher, J. DuPlessis, J. Fischer, K. Imes, D. Meade , R. Mills, J. Nemes, W. Thomas
AN ACT relating to joint custody.
Amend KRS 403.270 to create a presumption that joint custody and equally shared parenting time is in the best interrest of the child, and to require the court to consider the motiviation of the aduts involved when determining the best interest of the child for custody orders; amend KRS 403.280 to specify that the presumption of joint custody and equal parenting time is in the best interest of the child; amend KRS 403.320 to allow a parent not granted custody or shared parenting time to petition for reasonable visitation rights; amend KRS 403.340 to specify that if a court modifies a custody decree there is a rebuttable presumption that it is in the best interest of the child for the parents to have joint custody and equally shared parenting time.
Feb 26, 2018 - introduced in House
Feb 28, 2018 - to Judiciary (H)
Mar 01, 2018 - posted in committee
Mar 14, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 15, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 16, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 19, 2018