SB 857 Modifies provisions of law relating to the placement of children
Sponsor: Curls
LR Number: 5528S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action: 1/22/2018 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee Journal Page: S175
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2018

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Current Bill Summary

SB 857 - Under current law, a parent who has committed specified felonies shall not be reunited with a child taken into the custody of the state or who is under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court. Additionally, such parent shall not be awarded custody or unsupervised visitation of a child. This act adds the crime of sex trafficking of a child in the first degree to the list of felony violations.

This act is identical to provisions in the perfected HB 2336 (2018), HCS/SB 2350 (2018), and HCB 12 (2018).