Honorable Harold V. Dutton, Jr., Chair, House Committee on Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
John Keel, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB2270 by Raymond (Relating to requiring parties in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship to disclose to the court knowledge of certain registered sex offenders; providing a penalty.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill would require a party in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship to disclose to the court knowledge of certain registered sex offenders in the party's "extended family". The bill would provide that failure to disclose this information is a material and substantial change of circumstance sufficient to modify a decree that sets forth the terms of a conservatorship of a minor child. The bill would apply retroactively; however, suits to modify an order must be filed by February 1, 2004. The bill would have no significant fiscal impact to the State.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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