SB17-177

SB17-177 - Children's Code Definition Of Special Respondent

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning amending the definition of 'special respondent' in the children's code to allow a person to be voluntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding.

The current definition of 'special respondent' in the Children's Code only allows a party to be involuntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding. The bill amends that definition to allow a party to be voluntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding.

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

 

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Latest update: April 6, 2017
04/06/2017 - Governor Signed
04/03/2017 - Sent to the Governor
03/31/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/31/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
03/27/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/24/2017 - House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/21/2017 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/06/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary
03/03/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/02/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/27/2017 - Senate Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
02/08/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Judiciary