SB 104
Allows parental rights to be terminated for the domestic murder of a spouse
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Last Action:
1/18/2005 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2005

Current Bill Summary

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.