SB 744
Modifies provisions relating to child custody arrangements
LR Number:
Last Action:
2/5/2024 - SCS Voted Do Pass (w/SCS SBs 744 & 1026) Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee (4016S.02C)
Journal Page:
Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SCS/SBs 744 & 1026 - This act modifies the factors a court shall consider when awarding custody to parents, including the willingness and ability of parents to cooperate in the rearing of their child; the child's physical, emotional, educational, and other needs; the mental health or substance use history experienced by either parent; the history of domestic and child abuse of any individuals involved; the distance between the residences of the parents; and the reasonable input of the child as to the child's custodian.

This act is identical to provisions in the perfected SS/SCS/SBs 767 & 1342 (2024) and HCS/SS#2/SB 862 (2024) and substantially similar to provisions of the perfected SS/SCS/SB 129 (2023).



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