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SB 5598 - 2017-18
Granting relatives, including but not limited to grandparents, the right to seek visitation with a child through the courts.
Companion Bill: HB 2117
Bill Status-at-a-Glance
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
As of Wednesday, February 21, 2018 05:31 AM
Current Version:
SB 5598
Current Status:
HJudiciary
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamberIn the Senate:In the House:
After Passage:Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law

Bill Status-at-a-Glance

As of Wednesday, February 21, 2018 05:31 AM
See Bill History for complete details on the bill
Current Version:
SB 5598
Current Status:
HJudiciary
Where is it in the process?
IntroducedIn CommitteeOn FloorCalendarPassedChamber
Senate:
House:
Passed LegislatureOn Governor'sDeskGovernor ActedSession Law
AfterPassage:
Bill History

2017 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 31
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)

2017 1ST SPECIAL SESSION

Apr 24
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 2ND SPECIAL SESSION

May 23
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2017 3RD SPECIAL SESSION

Jun 21
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.

2018 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 8
By resolution, reintroduced and retained in present status.
Jan 9
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 18
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 19
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Jan 25
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 44; nays, 5; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Jan 29
First reading, referred to Judiciary (Not Officially read and referred until adoption of Introduction report).
Feb 15
Public hearing in the House Committee on Judiciary at 1:30 PM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 22
Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Judiciary at 12:30 PM in anticipation of other legislative action. (Committee Materials)
Scheduled for executive session in the House Committee on Judiciary at 6:00 PM in anticipation of other legislative action. (Committee Materials)
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