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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 420
Care of a Grandchild Act; power of attorney from parent to grandparent; create pilot program to provide subsidy to certain grandparents
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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 provide for the creation, authorization, procedure, revocation, and termination of a power of attorney from a parent to a grandparent for the care of a grandchild; to provide for short titles; to provide definitions; to provide for the creation of a pilot program to provide a subsidy to certain grandparents raising grandchildren under certain circumstances; to provide for an assessment and evaluation of the pilot program; to provide for other related matters; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Mar/27/2006 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/27/2006 - House Third Readers
Mar/22/2006 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/14/2006 - House Second Readers
Mar/13/2006 - House First Readers
Mar/09/2006 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/09/2006 - Senate Third Read
Mar/08/2006 - Senate Read Second Time
Mar/06/2006 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/12/2006 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/11/2006 - Senate Hopper
3/27/06 Withdrawn and recommitted to Rules
Mar/27/2006 - House Vote #1025Yea(121)Nay(39)NV(11)
Mar/09/2006 - Senate Vote #786Yea(56)Nay(0)NV(0)
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