Jurisdiction; custody and visitation arrangements for minor children, definitions. (HB359)

Introduced By

Sen. Ben Chafin (R-Lebanon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


. Jurisdiction; custody and visitation arrangements for minor children; definitions; person with a legitimate interest. Adds step-grandparents to the list of persons and parties with a legitimate interest involving custody, visitation, and support matters. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102401D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/13/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/17/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB359)
01/20/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2014Read first time
01/23/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB359)
01/24/2014Read third time and passed House (94-Y 0-N)
01/24/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2014Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB359ER)
02/26/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB359ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Signed by President
04/06/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 653 (effective 7/1/14)
04/06/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0653)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 40 seconds.