Ohio House Bill 527 - Visitation Rights

To allow certain specified persons to petition the probate court for reasonable visitation with an incompetent or ward if visitation between the person and the incompetent or ward has been interfered with or denied.

SUMMARY:

  • Allows for an incompetenet or ward's spouse, adult child, adult grandchild, parent, or other interested person to file a petition for visitation with the incompetent or ward.

PRIMARY SPONSORS:

Representative LaTourette

SECONDARY SPONSORS:

Representatives Antonio, Ardnt, Kick, Romanchuk, K.Smith

COMMITTEE:

House Aging and Long Term Care

COMPANION BILL:

No Companion Bill

LINK TO BILL:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-527

LEGISLATION STATUS:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-status?id=GA132-HB-527

BILL STATUS:

House Action

Introduced in the House on February 26, 2018

Referred to Committee on March 6, 2018

Committee Hearings on:

May 16, 2018

This bill did not pass during the 2017-2018 legislative session.

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