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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 158
Parent and child; legitimation; clarify methods; change provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 7 of Title 19 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to parent and child relationship generally, so as to clarify methods of legitimation of a child; to change provisions relating to petitions for legitimation of a child; to provide the courts with the ability to order genetic testing upon its own order; to change certain provisions relating to voluntary acknowledgments of paternity; to amend Chapter 11 of Title 15, Chapter 8 of Title 19, Code Section 29-2-15, and Chapter 2 of Title 53 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to juvenile proceedings, adoption, notice of petition for appointment of permanent guardian, protest of father, and petition to legitimate, and descent and distribution, respectively, so as to correct cross-references; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/12/2008 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/11/2008 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/11/2008 - House Third Readers
Feb/06/2008 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Apr/20/2007 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/19/2007 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/26/2007 - House Second Readers
Jan/25/2007 - House First Readers
Jan/24/2007 - House Hopper
2/11/2008 Modified Structured Rule
Feb/11/2008 - House Vote #559Yea(156)Nay(0)NV(10)
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