Bill Text - HB1188 (2008)

Relative to grounds for modification of parental rights and responsibilities.


Revision: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

HB 1188 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

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HOUSE BILL 1188

AN ACT relative to grounds for modification of parental rights and responsibilities.

SPONSORS: Rep. McRae, Hills 7

COMMITTEE: Children and Family Law

ANALYSIS

This bill permits modification of an order for parental rights and responsibilities every 3 years without the need to show a substantial change of circumstances.

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to grounds for modification of parental rights and responsibilities.

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

1 New Subparagraph; Grounds for Modification of Parental Rights and Responsibilities. Amend RSA 461-A:11, I by inserting after subparagraph (e) the following new subparagraph:

(f) A parent may petition the court for modification of such order 3 years after the entry of the last order for parental rights and responsibilities without the need to show a substantial change of circumstances. This subparagraph shall not prohibit either parent from applying at any time for a modification based on a substantial change of circumstance.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect upon its passage.

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