98th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Bills Indexed by Subject
FAMILY LAW


BillSponsor Bill StringDate/Last Action
 Bill Information
HB37Walker, Nate HB 372/11/2015 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  0386H.01I - Changes the laws regarding child custody, visitation rights, and adoption
HB37Walker, Nate HB 372/11/2015 Public Hearing Scheduled, Bill not Heard (H)
  0386H.01I - Changes the laws regarding child custody, visitation rights, and adoption
HB95Miller, Rocky HCS HB 954/14/2015 Executive Session Held (S)
  0111H.03P - Allows an insurance policyholder to petition the court for reimbursement of insurance costs as they occur during the pendency of a dissolution of marriage or legal separation
HB171Ellington, Brandon HB 1715/15/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  0679L.01I - Increases, from 15 days to 60 days, the time after a child's birth that the father has to file an action to establish paternity prior to an adoption or to file a notice with the Putative Father Registry
HB171Ellington, Brandon HB 1715/15/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  0679L.01I - Increases, from 15 days to 60 days, the time after a child's birth that the father has to file an action to establish paternity prior to an adoption or to file a notice with the Putative Father Registry
HB178May, Karla HB 1784/22/2015 Referred: Select Committee on State and Local Governments
  0352L.01I - Changes the laws regarding arrearages and the expungement of certain records related to criminal nonsupport
HB178May, Karla HB 1784/22/2015 Referred: Select Committee on State and Local Governments
  0352L.01I - Changes the laws regarding arrearages and the expungement of certain records related to criminal nonsupport
HB182Haahr, Elijah HB 1824/14/2015 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  0078H.01I - Changes the laws regarding custody and visitation rights of a father who attempted to coerce the mother of his child to obtain an abortion
HB219Wilson, Kenneth HB 2192/10/2015 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  0382H.01I - Specifies that a parent ordered to pay child support shall not be ordered to also pay for the educational expenses of the child attending an institution of vocational or higher education
HB247Meredith, Sue HB 2474/2/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  0438L.02I - Requires all spousal maintenance obligations to termination five years after the date of entry of the court's order if the obligor is current on all maintenance payments
HB281White, Bill HB 2814/29/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  0709H.01I - Requires a checklist form to be completed prior to finalizing an adoption which verifies that all documents and procedures have been submitted, followed, and reviewed by the judge
HB281White, Bill HB 2814/29/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  0709H.01I - Requires a checklist form to be completed prior to finalizing an adoption which verifies that all documents and procedures have been submitted, followed, and reviewed by the judge
HB289Kelley, Mike HCS HB 2895/13/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  0927H.02C - Modifies provisions related to family law proceedings
HB289Kelley, Mike HCS HB 2895/13/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  0927H.02C - Modifies provisions related to family law proceedings
HB443English, Keith HB 4435/15/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  0086H.01I - Allows a limited driving privilege to be granted to a person whose driver's license has been suspended due to child support arrearage under certain circumstances
HB503Fraker, Lyndall HCS HB 5034/30/2015 HCS Reported Do Pass (H)
  1265H.02C - Prohibits a court from awarding maintenance following the dissolution of a marriage for a period in excess of 120 months
HB546Spencer, Bryan HB 5465/15/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  1319H.01I - Changes the laws regarding adoptions
HB647Phillips, Don HB 6473/17/2015 Action Postponed (H)
  1560H.01I - Establishes procedures for an adopted person to obtain a copy of his or her original birth certificate
HB684Koenig, Andrew HB 6845/5/2015 Placed on Informal Calendar
  1196H.01P - Establishes the Supporting and Strengthening Families Act
HB697Corlew, Kevin HCS HB 6974/28/2015 Laid Over (H)
  1314H.03C - Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses
HB764Shumake, Lindell HB 7642/24/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1694H.01I - Establishes family intervention orders for the treatment of an individual who abuses chemical substances
HB860Jones, Caleb HB 8604/29/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  1814H.01I - Repeals expired provisions of the Uniform Interstate Family Support Act
HB877Beard, Nathan HB 8774/29/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  0888H.02I - Specifies that there must be a rebuttable presumption of a need to decrease a spousal maintenance order if the spouse receiving maintenance is cohabiting with a person of the opposite sex
HB893Neely, Jim HB 8934/7/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2016H.01I - Specifies that every child custody judgment must include a written statement notifying the parties that if a provision of the judgment is violated, the injured party may file a family access motion
HB943Butler, Michael HB 9435/15/2015 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  2124H.01I - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB984Neely, Jim HB 9842/25/2015 Referred: Civil and Criminal Proceedings
  2138H.01I - Specifies that a parent's obligation to pay child support must terminate when the child turns 18 or graduates from high school unless other circumstances arise that would terminate the obligation
HB1038Beard, Nathan HB 10383/4/2015 Withdrawn (H)
  2286H.01I - Requires the nonmoving party to file a responsive pleading in a child support modification hearing
HB1047Zerr, Anne HCS HB 10474/29/2015 Referred: Fiscal Review
  2276H.02P - Establishes a pilot program allowing noncustodial parents to reduce the amount of state debt owed
HB1112McGaugh, Joe Don HB 11123/16/2015 Public Hearing Completed (H)
  2468L.01I - Authorizes the release of certain adoption records to the adopted adult or the adopted adult's lineal descendants
HB1124Beard, Nathan HB 11244/29/2015 Referred: Select Committee on Judiciary
  2387H.01I - Specifies that a responsive pleading must be filed in any motion to modify a child support, spousal maintenance, or child custody judgment
HB1131Swan, Kathryn HB 11313/17/2015 Action Postponed (H)
  2469H.01I - Modifies provisions relating to child custody orders
HB1149Lauer, Jeanie SCS HB 11497/8/2015 Delivered to Secretary of State (G)
  2462S.02T - Modifies provisions related to the Division of Youth Services
HB1161McCreery, Tracy HB 11615/15/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  2246H.01I - Establishes the Missouri Family Leave Act
HB1286Rehder, Holly HB 12863/17/2015 Referred: Children and Families
  2583H.01I - Allows the court to appoint a grandparent or other relative as guardian of a minor without a hearing if both parents consent to the guardianship
SB565Wallingford, Wayne SB 5652/26/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  2408S.01I - Modifies provisions involving child custody orders
SJR12Onder, Bob SCS SJR 121/26/2015 Introduced and First Read (S)
  0816S.05C - Proposes a constitutional amendment guaranteeing parents the fundamental right to control the education of their minor children