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Tennesse - Pending Legislation - 1998
HB 2519 Custody and Support - Makes willingness to encourage child to have frequent and continuing contact with other parent most heavily weighed factor in child custody determination.
HB 2520 Custody and Support - Makes willingness of parent to encourage child to have frequent and continuing contact with other parent most heavily weighted factor in determining custody.
HB 2542 Custody and Support - Awards temporary custody of child to non-custodial parent upon incarceration of custodial parent if non-custodial parent had previously been granted visitation rights.
HB 2719 Child Abuse - Revises law on custody determinations in cases involving child abuse.
HB 3351 Custody and Support - Requires at least 146 days annual visitation for non-custodial parent not found to be unfit.
HB 3357 Custody and Support - Revises child custody provisions to provide for specific attention to certain holidays.
HB 2194 Custody and Support - Prohibits court from ordering visitation rights to parent of child who has been convicted of first degree murder of child's other parent unless child assents to such order.
HB 2528 Custody and Support - Prohibits court from ordering visitation rights to parent of child who has been convicted of first degree murder of child's other parent unless child assents to such order.
HB 3286 Custody and Support - Authorizes court to enforce orders of visitation through license denial and revocation.
HB 3349 Children - Provides certain parental rights to certain non-custodial, biological parents.
HB 3359 Confidentiality - Establishes program for designating address for victim of domestic abuse.
SB 3065 Custody and Support - Revises child custody provisions to provide for specific attention to certain holidays.
HB 1595 Custody and Support - Requires custodial parent to notify court of intention to move child out of state; authorizes non-custodial parent to request hearing to determine if moving child out of state is in best interest of child
HB 2701 Custody and Support - Establishes standards for court to use to determine whether custodial parent may relocate with child..
HB 2702 Custody and Support - Sets standards for custodial parent proposing to relocate with child.
HB 2897 Custody and Support - Sets standards for custodial parent proposing to relocate with child.
SB 2636 Custody and Support - Sets standards for custodial parent proposing to relocate with child.
SB 3141 Custody and Support - Sets standards for custodial parent proposing to relocate with child.
HB 2758 Custody and Support - Sets out parental responsibilities of father of child of minor mother if father is at least eight years older than mother.
HB 3121 Custody and Support - Requires publication of names of nonsupporting parents in newspaper of general circulation in home county.
HB 3305 Custody and Support - Creates federal waiver process through U.S. department of health and human services for operation of centralized unit for collection and disbursement of child and spousal support operated by state court clerk's conference.
HB 0551 Child Abuse - Places certain restrictions on making determination of indicated child abuse or child sexual abuse; requires certain information concerning report to be expunged and removed from abuse registry in certain circumstances.
HB 2316 Domestic Violence - Prohibits court from issuing mutual order of protection to opposing parties in domestic abuse cases, but does not preclude issuance of separate orders of protection restraining each opposing party under certain circumstances.
HB 2399 Domestic Violence - Permits respondent to appeal granting of order for protection within ten days but provides that order remain in effect until appeal heard.
SB 2834 Child Abuse - Revises law on custody determinations in cases involving child abuse.
HB 0525 Divorce and Annulment - Makes certain changes relative to divorce. -
HB 1598 Divorce and Annulment - Requires six month waiting period before divorce petition heard if parties have unmarried child under 18 or either party has unmarried child under 18 living in same home as parties
HB 2101 Marriage - Authorizes covenant marriage; requires counseling before covenant marriage; limits divorce to fault based grounds for parties to covenant marriage
HB 0336 Juvenile Offenders - Requires restitution of ten times amount of damage if juvenile found to be delinquent based upon conduct constituting criminal offense of vandalism, parents jointly and severally liable for payment of restitution in such amount.
HB 0625 Children - Permits maternal grandmother right of first refusal to adopt child if department of children's services petitions to terminate rights of mother
SB 1853 Adoption - Revises procedures for adoption.
HB 1101Custody and Support - Grants certain rights to grandparents in child protection proceedings.
With thanks to DADs of Tennessee
Last updated - 15 March 1998
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