HB17-1304

HB17-1304 - Adoptee Present In-state Exception

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning allowing the adoption of a child under the jurisdiction of a court in Colorado who is not present in Colorado.

Under current law, for a child to be adopted, the child must be present in the state at the time that the petition for adoption is filed. Under the bill, the child need not be present in the state if the child has been under the jurisdiction of a court in Colorado for at least 6 months.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: June 5, 2017
06/05/2017 - Governor Signed
05/18/2017 - Sent to the Governor
05/18/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
05/15/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/25/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/24/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/19/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/12/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
04/10/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/07/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/04/2017 - House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/29/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services