SB 213
Modifies provisions relating to child custody in paternity actions
LR Number:
Last Action:
3/30/2023 - H First Read
Journal Page:
SS SB 213
Effective Date:
August 28, 2023

Current Bill Summary

SS/SB 213 - Under this act, a court shall not award custody, guardianship, or unsupervised visitation in a paternity action to a parent who has been found guilty, or pled guilty to, specified offenses when a child is a victim.

Under this act, the Children's Division and child placing agencies shall, whenever practicable, select either a person or agency or institution governed by persons of the same religious faith as that of the child's parents or that of the child, as described in the act, when placing a child.

This provision is identical to SB 621 (2023).