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2013 House Bill 5139: Authorize parenting time “right of first refusal”
  1. Introduced by Rep. Douglas Geiss (D) on November 6, 2013, to establish that if a court awards parenting time in a child custody dispute (or orders joint custody), it may give one or both parents a “right of first refusal” to provide child care if the other parent intends to leave the child with a substitute child care provider for a significant period of time during his or her specified parenting time.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on November 6, 2013.

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