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HB 1330 - Second Parent Adoption - Key Vote

Colorado Key Votes

Susan Shepherd voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Susan Shepherd made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Second Parent Adoption

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (20-15) - (Key vote)

Title: Second Parent Adoption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow a second parent to adopt a child with the consent of the child's legal guardian.

Highlights:
- Requires a home study report, but if the second parent was present for an earlier home study report conducted within the last six months the same report may be used [sec 1]. - Requires a statement be presented to the court disclosing certain felony or misdemeanor convictions [sec 2]. -Requires that an employer who gives paternity/maternity leave for biological parents must also offer it to individuals adopting a child [sec. 4].
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (39-25) - (Key vote)

Title: Second Parent Adoption

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow a second parent to adopt a child with the consent of the child's legal guardian.

Highlights:
- Requires a home study report, but if the second parent was present for an earlier home study report conducted within the last six months the same report may be used [sec 1]. - Requires a statement be presented to the court disclosing certain felony or misdemeanor convictions [sec 2]. -Requires that an employer who gives paternity/maternity leave for biological parents must also offer it to individuals adopting a child [sec. 4].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Second Parent Adoption

Sponsors

  • Alice D. Madden (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Bob L. Bacon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Alice J. Borodkin (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Betty Boyd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Morgan L. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Terrance D. Carroll (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael P. 'Mike' Cerbo (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Kathleen E. Curry (CO - I) (Out Of Office)
  • Joan Fitz-Gerald (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • K. Jerry Frangas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Dan Gibbs (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Gwyn Green (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Peter C. Groff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Joel Stanton Judd (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Kefalas (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Maryanne 'Moe' Keller (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew 'Andy' Kerr (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Claire Levy (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Rosemary Marshall (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Anne L. McGihon (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • John V. 'Jack' Pommer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Andrew Romanoff (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Chris Romer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brandon C. Shaffer (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Ron D. Tupa (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jennifer L. 'Jen' Veiga (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Suzanne S. Williams (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sue Windels (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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