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Children's Code Definition Of Special Respondent

Concerning amending the definition of "special respondent" in the children's code to allow a person to be voluntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding.
2017 Regular Session
Children & Domestic Matters
Courts & Judicial
Bill Summary

The current definition of 'special respondent' in the Children's Code only allows a party to be involuntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding. The bill amends that definition to allow a party to be voluntarily joined in a dependency or neglect proceeding.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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Bill Text

  • All Versions (7 )
    Date Bill Type Documents
    04/06/2017 Signed Act PDF
    03/31/2017 Final Act PDF
    03/27/2017 Rerevised PDF
    03/24/2017 Revised PDF
    03/03/2017 Reengrossed PDF
    03/02/2017 Engrossed PDF
    02/08/2017 Introduced PDF

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