Child custody, visitation, and placement; best interests of the child. (HB856)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Child custody, visitation, and placement; best interests of the child. Requires consideration of a child's attachment to a parent or guardian when determining the best interests of the child. The bill defines "attachment" as an aspect of the child's relationship with a parent or guardian that promotes the child's use of the parent or guardian as a secure base from which to explore, learn, and relate and to feel value, security, comfort, familiarity, and continuity. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101992D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/28/2022Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #2
01/31/2022Subcommittee recommends striking from docket (5-Y 0-N)
02/07/2022Stricken from docket by Courts of Justice (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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