Introduced by Rep. Tom Pearce (R) on September 12, 2006
To authorize a court to include "electronic visitation" provisions in child custody dispute parenting time orders, in addition to regular parenting time (but not instead of it), if a parent requests it, and if it is considered in the best interests of the child. "Electronic visitation" means communication by telephone, e-mail, instant messaging, video conferencing, webcam, or any other electronic communication device. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Families and Childrens Services Committee on September 12, 2006