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2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 118
Child Custody; enact the 'Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act'
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First Reader Summary
A bill to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 9 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to child custody proceedings, so as to repeal the "Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Act"; to enact the "Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction Enforcement Act"; to provide a short title, definitions, and exemptions from the Act; to provide how courts of this state shall treat Indian tribes and foreign countries in child custody proceedings and enforcement of child custody determinations; to provide which persons are bound by child custody determinations under the Act; to provide for priority on the calendar for questions relating to the existence or exercise of jurisdiction; to provide for notice and proof of service; to provide for conflicts with Article 2 of the chapter, the "Georgia Child Custody Intrastate Jurisdiction Act of 1978"; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jul/01/2001 - Effective Date
Apr/07/2001 - Act 28
Apr/07/2001 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Apr/04/2001 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/21/2001 - House Passed/Adopted
Mar/21/2001 - House Third Readers
Mar/13/2001 - House Committee Favorably Reported
Mar/05/2001 - House Second Readers
Mar/02/2001 - House First Readers
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Passed/Adopted As Amended
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Third Read
Feb/27/2001 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/26/2001 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported As Amended
Feb/07/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/05/2001 - Senate Hopper
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