2017-2018 Regular Session - HB 19
Juvenile Code; domestic relations; revise definition of legal father; provisions
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 11 of Title 15 and Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions regarding the juvenile code and domestic relations, respectively, so as to revise the definition of legal father; to provide for legitimation through petitioning the Department of Human Services if the department has established an order obligating support of the child by his or her biological father; to provide for exceptions; to provide for recording of such legitimations with the clerk of superior court; to provide for rules and regulations; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Dec/09/2016 - House Prefiled