HB1561 (2006) Detail

Relative to equal treatment for fathers in the determination of parental rights and responsibilities.


HB 1561 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2884

05/04

HOUSE BILL 1561

AN ACT relative to equal treatment for fathers in the determination of parental rights and responsibilities.

SPONSORS: Rep. Cady, Rock 1; Rep. Itse, Rock 9; Rep. Dumaine, Rock 3

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill provides that mothers and fathers shall be treated equally in court decisions allocating parental rights and responsibilities.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2884

05/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to equal treatment for fathers in the determination of parental rights and responsibilities.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Determination of Parental Rights and Responsibilities; Parents Treated Equally. Amend RSA 461-A:6, III to read as follows:

III. In determining parental rights and responsibilities under this section, including residential responsibility, the court shall treat fathers and mothers equally and shall not apply a preference for one parent over the other because of the sex of the child, the sex of a parent, or the financial resources of a parent.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1561 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1561 Revision: 9832 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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