SB 312

  • Indiana Senate Bill
  • 2020 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Senate
  • Passed Senate Feb 03, 2020
  • House
  • Governor

Parents with a disability.

Abstract

Specifies that it is the policy of the state to recognize the importance of family and children, including the parenting rights of a parent, regardless of whether the parent has a disability. Provides that the right of a person with a disability to parent the person's child may not be denied or restricted solely because the person has a disability. Establishes procedures to be used in proceedings concerning: (1) custody; (2) parenting time; (3) adoption; (4) foster care; and (5) guardianship; when a parent, prospective parent, prospective foster parent, or prospective guardian is a person with a disability. Requires the department of child services to implement disability awareness training. Provides for the expungement of information relating to the unlawful removal of a child from the home of a person with a disability. Makes conforming amendments.

Bill Sponsors (11)

Votes


Actions


Feb 13, 2020

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Family, Children and Human Affairs

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
family, children and human affairs

Feb 04, 2020

Senate

Referred to the House

Feb 03, 2020

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 124: yeas 47, nays 0

Senate

Senator Koch added as coauthor

Senate

Cosponsors: Representatives Clere, Porter, Wright

Senate

House sponsor: Representative Ziemke

Jan 30, 2020

Senate

Senator Ford Jon added as second author

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Senate

Senator Ford Jon removed as coauthor

Senate

Senator Randolph added as coauthor

Jan 28, 2020

Senate

Senators Donato and Houchin added as coauthors

Senate

Committee report: do pass, adopted

Jan 27, 2020

Senate

Senator Ford Jon added as coauthor

Jan 16, 2020

Senate

Senator Stoops added as coauthor

Jan 13, 2020

Senate

Authored by Senator Niezgodski

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Family and Children Services

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
family and children services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced Senate Bill (S) PDF
Senate Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: SB0312.02.COMS.FN001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0312.02.COMS.FN002 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0312.02.COMS.FN003 PDF
Committee Report: SB0312.01.INTR.CRS001 PDF
Fiscal Note: SB0312.01.INTR.FN001 PDF

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