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  HB 1025   Creekmore
Salmon
Prohibits courts from awarding custody or unsupervised visitation to persons required to register as sex offenders except where the court makes a specific finding that the sex offender poses no danger to the child.
Bill History: 02-05-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-06-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
02-06-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 56 )

 

  HB 1134   Brown, E. Provides that when a man deemed to be the father for purposes of child support is found by test to not be the biological father of the child, any unpaid support due prior to that date is satisfied.
Bill History: 02-05-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 21/N: 1)
02-06-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
02-06-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 60 )

 

  HB 1145   Evans, D. Requires schools to immediately notify a student's parent or guardian when the student is suspension; requires parents or guardians to provide schools a primary call number, e-mail and regular mail address.
Bill History: 02-22-07 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-22-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-28-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 159 )

 

  HB 1157   Wyatt Provides visitation rights to step-grandparents and former step-grandparents when the child is in custody of a parent.
Bill History: 01-25-07 H Emergency clause failed (Vote: Y: 62/N: 32)
01-29-07 S Received in the Senate - Referred to S-Judiciary
03-30-07 S Meeting set for 8:00 a.m. - Room 309 S-Judiciary

 

  HB 1226   Lamoureux Allows courts to waive a full hearing on the merits in certain temporary guardianship actions.
Bill History: 01-22-07 H Filed
01-22-07 H Introduced and referred to H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Military
03-30-07 H Meeting set for 8:30 a.m. - Room 130 H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Mil

 

  HB 1227   Lamoureux Allows courts to extend the time during which a full hearing on the merits must be held in certain temporary guardianship actions.
Bill History: 01-26-07 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. - Room 130 H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Mil
01-31-07 H 1 Amendment(s) Filed
03-30-07 H Meeting set for 8:30 a.m. - Room 130 H-Aging, Children, Legislative & Mil

 

  HB 1288   Brown, E. Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to notify the hearing officer and the respondent of the status of child maltreatment court proceedings, including information regarding 72-hour hold.
Bill History: 02-22-07 S Placed on the Senate calendar
02-22-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 34/N: 0)
02-28-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 161 )

 

  HB 1305   Webb Includes the Adult Maltreatment Custody Act definition of "impaired adult" under the definition of "incapacitated person" regarding guardianships.
Bill History: 02-15-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
02-15-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
02-15-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 121 )

 

  HB 1310   Creekmore
Salmon
Provides guidelines for law enforcement officers in determining the predominant aggressor in domestic abuse cases, prescribes arrest procedures.
Bill History: 03-02-07 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 2
03-02-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
03-05-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 204 )

 

  HB 1345   Wood Prohibits courts from permanently modifying orders for child custody or visitation solely on the basis of one parent's military mobilization but allowing courts to make temporary modifications when appropriate.
Bill History: 03-12-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 33/N: 0)
03-12-07 S Emergency clause adopted
03-16-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 301 )

 

  HB 1397   Hoyt Requires child support payments continue past the child's 18th birthday if the child is still attending high school, and to not terminate until high school graduation or the end of the school year after the child reaches age 19.
Bill History: 03-15-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
03-15-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
03-19-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 337 )

 

  HB 1485   Key
Womack
Revises various provisions of the Uniform Adoption Act and the Streamline Adoption Act regarding the consent to adoption required of legal, adoptive or biological fathers.
Bill History: 03-22-07 H House concurred in Senate amendment No. 1
03-23-07 H Received in the House - Sent to Governor
03-28-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 539 )

 

  SB 12   Miller
Creekmore
Authorizes courts to appoint an attorney for the sole purpose of conducting the closed-circuit examination of the child in a sex offense case when the defendant is acting as attorney pro se.
Bill History: 01-25-07 S Passed (Vote: Y: 35/N: 0)
01-25-07 H Received in the House - Referred to H-Judiciary
03-15-07 H Meeting set for 10:00 a.m. - Room 149 H-Judiciary

 

  SB 331   Thompson
Brown, E.
Revises child maltreatment prevention law, adding social workers in hospitals to the list of persons from whom the child abuse hotline must accept a report of neglect, requires investigation within 24 hours of allegations of neglect.
Bill History: 03-12-07 H Passed (Vote: Y: 93/N: 0)
03-12-07 S Received in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-16-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 284 )

 

  SB 370   Madison
Webb
Amends various provisions of the Juvenile Code, including the right of a foster child to continuity of educational services, procedural issues relating to jurisdiction, venue, and hearings, more.
Bill History: 03-27-07 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)
03-28-07 S Received in the Senate - Sent to Governor
03-29-07 G Signed by the Governor (Act: 587 )