SB 104 Allows parental rights to be terminated for the domestic murder of a spouse
Sponsor: Bartle
LR Number: 0044S.01I Fiscal Note: 0044-01
Committee: Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/18/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2005

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SB 104 - This act allows for the termination of parental rights for the domestic murder of a spouse. Current language in Section 211.447, RSMo, does not list the domestic murder of a child's parent by the other parent as a ground for terminating parental rights. New language provides that the murder, voluntary manslaughter or the attempt to commit such crimes, or the felony assault of the parent by the child's other parent shall be grounds for termination of parental rights.

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