Fertility fraud and deception

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 174 on fertility fraud and deception, sponsored by Rep. Pressel.  The bill establishes a cause of action for civil fertility fraud and provides that a prevailing plaintiff may be awarded: (1) compensatory … [Read more...]

Child support modification

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 206 on child support modification, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald. The bill defines, for purposes of child support modification, an order with respect to child support. The bill passed 9-0. Read the bill at … [Read more...]

Expungements

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 235, concerning criminal expungements and expungements of certain protection orders, sponsored by Rep. J. Young and Rep. Steuerwald. This bill requires the expungement of certain collateral actions to the criminal … [Read more...]

Various trust matters

For amend and vote only, the House Judiciary Committee heard SB 265 on various trust matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill does the following: Defines "designated representative", "judicial proceeding", and "nonjudicial matter" for purposes of the trust … [Read more...]

Parenting time

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 323 on parenting time, sponsored by Rep. Cherry.  The bill authorizes a court to require a parent to submit to drug testing as a condition of exercising parenting time rights if the court finds that: (1) the parent has a history of … [Read more...]

Probate matters

The House Judiciary Committee heard SB 518 on probate matters, sponsored by Rep. Steuerwald.  The bill does the following: Allows a person to contest two or more wills if there is prima facie evidence that: (1) the decedent suffered from an irreversible medical or … [Read more...]

Drug penalties

The House Courts and Criminal Code Committee heard SB 519 on drug penalties, sponsored by Rep. McNamara. The bill provides that if a person commits the offense of dealing or an attempt or conspiracy to commit dealing in a controlled substance, the person may be tried in … [Read more...]

Department of Child Services

For amend and vote only, the Senate Appropriations Committee heard HB 1006 on the Department of Child Services (DCS) sponsored by Sen. Houchin. This bill: provides that an older youth who received foster care is eligible to receive collaborative care services until … [Read more...]