H.B. No. 0237
Sponsored By: Representative(s) Barbuto, Bagby, Byrd, Cannady, Connolly and Zwonitzer, Dn. and Senator(s) Burns, Decaria and Sessions
AN ACT relating to change of name proceedings in district court; allowing records of change of name proceedings to be sealed in certain cases for safety reasons; exempting such cases from residency requirements as specified; providing for documentation as specified; and providing for an effective date.
1/20/2009 Bill Number Assigned
1/21/2009 H Received for Introduction
1/22/2009 H Introduced and Referred to H01
1/29/2009 H01 Recommended Amend and Do Pass
Ayes: Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Cannady, Gingery, Patton, Peasley, Quarberg and Throne
Nays: Representative(s) Mercer
Ayes 8 Nays 1 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
1/29/2009 H Placed on General File
Page 1-line 4 After "requirements" insert "as specified".
Page 2-lines 1 through 4 Delete.
Page 2-line 5 Delete the line through "the"; delete "a".
Page 2-line 6 Delete "preponderance of the" insert "clear and convincing".
Page 4-After line 19 Insert:
"(g) The two (2) year residency requirement under W.S. 1-25-102 may be waived by the court for good cause shown.".
Page 4-line 21 Delete "through" insert "and".
Page 5-lines 19 through 24 Delete. MERCER, VICE-CHAIRMAN
2/5/2009 H Passed CoW
2/6/2009 H Passed 2nd Reading
2/9/2009 H Laid Back Pursuant to HR 9-3 C
Page 2-line 8 After "file" insert "and that the noncustodial parent was provided the opportunity to respond to the petition or the parental rights of the noncustodial parent have been terminated"; after "." insert "The court may appoint a guardian ad litem to protect the best interests of the child.".
Page 3-line 1 After "paternity" insert "or parental rights". THRONE, BARBUTO, LUBNAU
2/10/2009 H Passed 3rd Reading
Ayes: Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brechtel, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Craft, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Meyer, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Quarberg, Roscoe, Semlek, Steward, Stubson, Thompson, Throne, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv.
Nays: Representative(s) Anderson, R., Brown, Hallinan, Lockhart, Mercer, Miller, Peasley, Philp, Shepperson, Simpson and Teeters
Excused: Representative(s) Lubnau
Ayes 48 Nays 11 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/12/2009 S Received for Introduction
2/12/2009 S Introduced and Referred to S01
2/18/2009 S01 Recommended Do Pass
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Decaria and Sessions
Nays: Senator(s) Perkins and Ross
Ayes 3 Nays 2 Excused 0 Absent 0 Conflicts 0
2/18/2009 S Placed on General File
2/23/2009 S Failed CoW; Indef Postponed
Ayes: Senator(s) Burns, Cooper, Decaria, Esquibel, F., Hastert, Landen, Martin, Massie and Sessions
Nays: Senator(s) Anderson, J., Bebout, Case, Coe, Dockstader, Geis, Hines, Hunnicutt, Jennings, Johnson, Larson, Meier, Nicholas, Perkins, Peterson, Ross, Schiffer, Townsend, Vasey and Von Flatern
Excused: Senator(s) Scott
Ayes 9 Nays 20 Excused 1 Absent 0 Conflicts 0