Legislature(2017 - 2018)CAPITOL 106

04/24/2018 03:00 PM HEALTH & SOCIAL SERVICES

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03:03:02 PM Start
03:03:48 PM SB134
03:38:03 PM Adjourn
* first hearing in first committee of referral
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+= SB 198 UAA LONG-ACTING CONTRACEPTION STUDY TELECONFERENCED
<Bill Hearing Canceled>
+ SB 134 TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS TELECONFERENCED
Moved SB 134 Out of Committee
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+ Bills Previously Heard/Scheduled TELECONFERENCED
                    ALASKA STATE LEGISLATURE                                                                                  
      HOUSE HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES STANDING COMMITTEE                                                                     
                         April 24, 2018                                                                                         
                           3:03 p.m.                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS PRESENT                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
Representative Ivy Spohnholz, Chair                                                                                             
Representative Tiffany Zulkosky, Vice Chair                                                                                     
Representative Sam Kito                                                                                                         
Representative Geran Tarr                                                                                                       
Representative David Eastman                                                                                                    
Representative Jennifer Johnston                                                                                                
Representative Colleen Sullivan-Leonard                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
MEMBERS ABSENT                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
Representative Matt Claman (alternate)                                                                                          
Representative Dan Saddler (alternate)                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
COMMITTEE CALENDAR                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                              
SENATE BILL NO. 134                                                                                                             
"An  Act  relating to  the  appointment  of guardians  ad  litem;                                                               
relating  to   petitions  and  proceedings  for   termination  of                                                               
parental  rights; and  amending Rules  1 and  6, Alaska  Adoption                                                               
Rules."                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
     - MOVED SB 134 OUT OF COMMITTEE                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
SENATE BILL NO. 198                                                                                                             
"An Act relating to a study of the effectiveness and cost of                                                                    
providing long-acting reversible contraception to women with                                                                    
substance abuse disorders."                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     - BILL HEARING CANCELED                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
PREVIOUS COMMITTEE ACTION                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
BILL: SB 134                                                                                                                  
SHORT TITLE: TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS                                                                              
SPONSOR(s): SENATOR(s) GARDNER                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
01/16/18       (S)       PREFILE RELEASED 1/8/18                                                                                
01/16/18       (S)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
01/16/18       (S)       HSS, JUD                                                                                               
04/06/18       (S)       HSS AT 1:30 PM BUTROVICH 205                                                                           
04/06/18       (S)       Moved SB 134 Out of Committee                                                                          
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04/09/18       (S)       DP: WILSON, BEGICH, GIESSEL                                                                            
04/10/18       (S)       JUD WAIVED PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE,RULE                                                                  
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04/11/18       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/11/18       (S)       Scheduled but Not Heard                                                                                
04/13/18       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/13/18       (S)       <Bill Hearing Canceled>                                                                                
04/16/18       (S)       JUD AT 1:30 PM BELTZ 105 (TSBldg)                                                                      
04/16/18       (S)       Moved SB 134 Out of Committee                                                                          
04/16/18       (S)       MINUTE(JUD)                                                                                            
04/17/18       (S)       JUD RPT  2DP 1NR                                                                                       
04/17/18       (S)       DP: COGHILL, WIELECHOWSKI                                                                              
04/17/18       (S)       NR: SHOWER                                                                                             
04/18/18       (S)       TRANSMITTED TO (H)                                                                                     
04/18/18       (S)       VERSION: SB 134                                                                                        
04/20/18       (H)       READ THE FIRST TIME - REFERRALS                                                                        
04/20/18       (H)       HSS                                                                                                    
04/24/18       (H)       HSS AT 3:00 PM CAPITOL 106                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
WITNESS REGISTER                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR BERTA GARDNER                                                                                                           
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Presented SB 134 as the sponsor of the                                                                   
bill.                                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
NATHANIEL GRABMAN, Staff                                                                                                        
Senator Berta Gardner                                                                                                           
Alaska State Legislature                                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Presented the Sectional Analysis on behalf                                                               
of the bill sponsor, Senator Gardner.                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
CARMEN LOWRY, Executive Director                                                                                                
Alaska Network on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault (ANDVSA)                                                                 
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 134.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
TRACY SPARTZ CAMPBELL, Deputy Director                                                                                          
Central Office                                                                                                                  
Office of Children's Services                                                                                                   
Department of Health and Social Services                                                                                        
Juneau, Alaska                                                                                                                  
POSITION STATEMENT:   Answered questions during  discussion of SB                                                             
134.                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
NANCY MEADE, General Counsel                                                                                                    
Administrative Staff                                                                                                            
Office of the Administrative Director                                                                                           
Alaska Court System                                                                                                             
Anchorage, Alaska                                                                                                               
POSITION STATEMENT:   Answered questions during  discussion of SB                                                             
134.                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
MILES CURTIS                                                                                                                    
Petersburg, Alaska                                                                                                              
POSITION STATEMENT:  Testified in support of SB 134.                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
ACTION NARRATIVE                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:03:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR IVY SPOHNHOLZ  called the House Health  and Social Services                                                             
Standing   Committee    meeting   to    order   at    3:03   p.m.                                                               
Representatives   Spohnholz,  Sullivan-Leonard,   Kito,  Eastman,                                                               
Zulkosky,  and  Johnston  were  present at  the  call  to  order.                                                               
Representative Tarr arrived as the meeting was in progress.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
          SB 134-TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RTS;GUARDIANS                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:03:48 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SPOHNHOLZ announced  that the only order  of business would                                                               
be SENATE  BILL NO. 134, "An  Act relating to the  appointment of                                                               
guardians  ad litem;  relating to  petitions and  proceedings for                                                               
termination  of parental  rights;  and amending  Rules  1 and  6,                                                               
Alaska Adoption Rules."                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:04:10 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR BERTA  GARDNER, Alaska State Legislature,  explained that                                                               
SB  134 clarified  existing policy,  that currently  under Alaska                                                               
statute there  were three reasons  to terminate  parental rights:                                                               
if  a  child in  need  of  aid has  been  subjected  to abuse  or                                                               
abandonment;  under certain  circumstances, to  free a  child for                                                               
adoption; and  when a  child is  conceived in  rape.   She stated                                                               
that the  purpose of proposed  SB 134  was to make  this existing                                                               
policy  "abundantly  clear" by  adding  language  that a  parent,                                                               
whose  child  was  conceived  in  rape,  can  terminate  parental                                                               
rights.  She emphasized that in all  cases this had to be under a                                                               
court order and deemed to be  in the best interests of the child.                                                               
She pointed  out that this  offered an important  alternative and                                                               
consideration  for a  woman who  was pregnant  following a  rape,                                                               
"that she  doesn't have  to be  locked into  a lifetime  with the                                                               
rapist."                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:06:18 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
NATHANIEL  GRABMAN, Staff,  Senator Berta  Gardner, Alaska  State                                                               
Legislature, shared  the history  of AS  25.23.180(c)(3), enacted                                                               
by the  Alaska State Legislature  in 1987, and declared  that the                                                               
legislative intent had been to  create a legal mechanism to allow                                                               
a mother  to terminate  the parental rights  of a  rapist father.                                                               
In 2015,  Congress passed  the Rape  Survivor Child  Custody Act,                                                               
which allocated  annual grant funding  to states  which qualified                                                               
by  having  existing statute  which  allowed  for termination  of                                                               
parental rights  in those instances.   He shared that,  even with                                                               
federal  approval of  this grant  funding to  Alaska, within  the                                                               
state  there was  still confusion  about the  law.   He explained                                                               
that,  in 1987,  as  there was  already  termination of  parental                                                               
rights language in  statute, it was thought to  be more efficient                                                               
to "nest  the termination of  parental rights in cases  where the                                                               
child was conceived  through rape within the  adoption section of                                                               
law."   This  made the  law less  obvious and  more difficult  to                                                               
find.  As it  was not a well-known law, the  goal of the proposed                                                               
bill was to  raise understanding that this could  be done through                                                               
an independent  proceeding which  did not  involve adoption  of a                                                               
child in need of aid proceeding.                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
3:09:02 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRABMAN paraphrased from the  Sectional Analysis [Included in                                                               
members' packets], which read:                                                                                                  
                                                                                                                                
     Section 1.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     court venue  for the termination of  parental rights on                                                                    
     the  grounds  that  the parent  has  committed  an  act                                                                    
     constituting sexual  assault, sexual abuse of  a minor,                                                                    
     or  incest  that  resulted in  the  conception  of  the                                                                    
     child, consistent with section 11 of this bill.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
     Section 2.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     the   exception  to   consent   to  adoption   required                                                                    
     consistent with section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
3:09:53 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
     Section 3.  Authorizes the court to  appoint a guardian                                                                  
     ad  litem   for  cases  involving  petitions   for  the                                                                    
     termination  of parental  rights  of a  parent who  has                                                                    
     committed  an act  constituting sexual  assault, sexual                                                                    
     abuse  of  a minor,  or  incest  that resulted  in  the                                                                    
     conception of a child under section 11 of this bill.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Section 4.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     a  decree terminating  parental rights  on the  grounds                                                                    
     specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section 5.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     inheritance  rights   retained  after   termination  of                                                                    
     parental rights on the  grounds specified under section                                                                    
     11 of this bill.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Section 6.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     appeal limitations  consistent with section 11  of this                                                                    
     bill.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
     Section 7.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     restricting  the  inspection   of  papers  and  records                                                                    
     relating  to  a  proceeding   for  the  termination  of                                                                    
     parental rights on the  grounds specified under section                                                                    
     11 of this bill.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Section 8.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     the confidentiality of a child  who is the subject of a                                                                    
     petition for  the termination of  parental rights  or a                                                                    
     biological  parent  whose  parental  rights  have  been                                                                    
     terminated on  the grounds  specified under  section 11                                                                    
     of this bill.                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Section 9.  Conforms a cross-reference for  purposes of                                                                  
     preventing  the   disclosure  of  a   natural  parent's                                                                    
     identity when  the parent's  rights were  terminated on                                                                    
     the grounds specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     Section 10. Conforms a  cross-reference for purposes of                                                                  
     a  court  order for  the  preparation  of a  new  birth                                                                    
     certificate  without   reference  to  a   parent  whose                                                                    
     parental  rights have  been terminated  on the  grounds                                                                    
     specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section  11. Restructures  AS  25.23.180(c) to  clarify                                                                  
     that termination for parental  rights may be ordered in                                                                    
     an independent proceeding on the  grounds that a parent                                                                    
     committed  an act  constituting sexual  assault, sexual                                                                    
     abuse  of  a minor,  or  incest  that resulted  in  the                                                                    
     conception of a child.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
     Section 12. Conforms a  cross-reference for purposes of                                                                  
     providing  the parties  who may  initiate a  proceeding                                                                    
     for the  termination of parental rights  on the grounds                                                                    
     specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section 13. Conforms a  cross-reference for purposes of                                                                  
     allowing  the  court,   with  certain  limitations,  to                                                                    
     vacate  a decree  terminating  parental  rights on  the                                                                    
     grounds specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
     Section 14. Conforms a  cross-reference for purposes of                                                                  
     providing counsel  for a respondent  to a  petition for                                                                    
     the  termination  of  parental rights  on  the  grounds                                                                    
     specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section 15. Conforms a  cross-reference for purposes of                                                                  
     establishing   that  proceeding   for  termination   of                                                                    
     parental rights on the  grounds specified under section                                                                    
     11 of this bill do not affect civil remedies.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
     Section 16.  Adds a new  subsection to AS  25.23.180 to                                                                  
     clarify  that a  petition for  termination of  parental                                                                    
     rights for the  grounds specified in section  11 of the                                                                    
     bill   may  be   filed  to   initiate  an   independent                                                                    
     proceeding not connected to a  petition for adoption or                                                                    
     a proceeding under AS 47.10.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
     Section  17.  Conforms  the citation  for  purposes  of                                                                  
     legal  representation and  guardian  ad litem  services                                                                    
     through  the   office  of   public  advocacy   for  the                                                                    
     termination   of  parental   rights   on  the   grounds                                                                    
     specified under section 11 of this bill.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
     Section 18.  Describes how AS 25.23.180,  as amended by                                                                  
     this bill, has the effect of changing court rules.                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:11:13 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  EASTMAN  asked,  if   the  parental  rights  were                                                               
terminated  for  a  rapist  father, would  this  also  result  in                                                               
termination of any obligation for child support.                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  GARDNER   explained  that  once  parental   rights  were                                                               
terminated,  then  the obligations  were  also  terminated.   She                                                               
reported that the  mother could choose to bring a  civil case for                                                               
inheritance rights or parental payments.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
3:12:44 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CARMEN  LOWRY, Executive  Director,  Alaska  Network on  Domestic                                                               
Violence and  Sexual Assault (ANDVSA),  stated that they  were in                                                               
support  for the  proposed bill.   She  reported that  ANDVSA had                                                               
been  working with  the bill  sponsor  for two  years to  clarify                                                               
options available  to rape survivors.   She shared a  brief which                                                               
described why they got involved in this work, which read:                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
     As  a  collective  voice   for  survivors  of  domestic                                                                    
     violence and sexual assault, ANDVSA  has an interest in                                                                    
     representing the  needs of survivors of  sexual assault                                                                    
     in  demonstrating  the  impact  of  any  law  on  those                                                                    
     survivors and their families  and ensuring that current                                                                    
     and  future survivors  are not  negatively impacted  by                                                                    
     law precedent.  At the  coalition level and through our                                                                    
     member  programs  and  affiliates,   we  work  to  help                                                                    
     survivors'  recovery, protect  their autonomy,  and end                                                                    
     an  intergenerational  nature  of  violence  and  limit                                                                    
     barriers to justice.                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
MS. LOWRY reiterated  how important it was to  expand and clarify                                                               
options.  She declared support for the proposed bill.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TARR  asked if there  were financial  resources to                                                               
support the family  outside of the traditional  social safety net                                                               
programs.                                                                                                                       
                                                                                                                                
3:16:07 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
TRACY SPARTZ  CAMPBELL, Deputy  Director, Central  Office, Office                                                               
of  Children's   Services,  Department   of  Health   and  Social                                                               
Services, said  that there were  public assistance  resources and                                                               
other programs to  help with support.  She said  that she was not                                                               
aware  of  any  available  programs  other  than  community-based                                                               
resources.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TARR asked  if her  division interfaced  with the                                                               
violent crimes compensation board.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
MS. SPARTZ CAMPBELL  replied that they did  have clients involved                                                               
with that  program, although it  was primarily  initiated through                                                               
the legal system.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
3:17:40 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
NANCY  MEADE, General  Counsel, Administrative  Staff, Office  of                                                               
the Administrative Director, Alaska  Court System, in response to                                                               
questions from Representative Tarr,  explained that once parental                                                               
rights   were   terminated,   the  responsibilities   were   also                                                               
terminated; and therefore the probability,  even though there had                                                               
not been a  Supreme Court decision, was that  child support would                                                               
expire.   However this termination  did not affect the  rights of                                                               
anyone  to obtain  legal  and equitable  civil  remedies for  any                                                               
injuries and damages arising out  of the offender's conduct.  She                                                               
noted  the victim  of a  violent act  could come  to the  Violent                                                               
Crimes Compensation  Board to receive bridging  funds until there                                                               
was resolution,  at which  point the offender  would need  to pay                                                               
the funds back to the board.                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE TARR asked  about a circumstance when  a woman did                                                               
not want  to press criminal  charges but would otherwise  want to                                                               
proceed with the termination of  parental rights and a civil case                                                               
for damages.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE said  that was correct and explained  that the proposed                                                               
bill did not require any criminal finding.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE SULLIVAN-LEONARD  directed attention to page  4 of                                                               
the  Legislative  Legal  Services  report  and  asked  about  the                                                               
federal dollars  to Alaska  for two  formula grant  programs, the                                                               
Stop  Violence Against  Women and  the  Sexual Assault  Services.                                                               
She asked  for an overview  to the  available funding, and  how a                                                               
victim may be able to attain any of this funding.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MEADE replied  that  federal  funding was  not  her area  of                                                               
expertise.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:22:32 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRABMAN  reported that, in  FY17, Alaska had been  awarded an                                                               
additional $34,575  for having  AS 25.23.180(c)(3)  which allowed                                                               
for  termination of  parental rights  in such  cases.   He shared                                                               
that  the total  of federal  funds  given to  Alaska through  the                                                               
sexual assault  services and the violence  against women programs                                                               
was about $1.2 million.                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
3:23:34 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  SULLIVAN-LEONARD asked  if it  was necessary  for                                                               
the victim to request the grants.                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
MR. GRABMAN opined  that this money was  for generalized purposes                                                               
as opposed for specific victim compensation.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:24:39 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  TARR  shared  that  the  non-profit  organization                                                               
"Victims for Justice" had wanted  to split the funds because they                                                               
worked with individual victims.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
MS. LOWRY confirmed that the  federal funds that were specific to                                                               
the Stop Violence  Against Women grant and to  the Sexual Assault                                                               
Services  grant went  directly to  the council,  which were  then                                                               
bundled with other  funds and allocated to grantees.   She stated                                                               
that  the  Sexual Assault  Services  funds  had  to be  used  and                                                               
tracked correctly  for services  to sexual assault  survivors and                                                               
for trainings and things related to sexual assault.                                                                             
                                                                                                                                
3:26:08 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  EASTMAN asked  if  there would  likely be  weight                                                               
given  for this  in a  civil action  for damages  if someone  had                                                               
already lost their parental rights under this provision.                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
MS.  MEADE explained  that the  proposed  bill did  not create  a                                                               
civil remedy  to sue, but that  in a civil action  there would be                                                               
information about  the history of  the parties.  She  pointed out                                                               
that this  civil action  had a  much lower  burden of  proof than                                                               
what was necessary to terminate the parental rights.                                                                            
                                                                                                                                
3:27:52 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE EASTMAN asked how this  law would be applied in an                                                               
indirect situation,  such as  if a parent  hired someone  to rape                                                               
their child.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE said that she could not speculate on the answer.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:29:50 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
EPRESENTATIVE TARR  asked if  the rape  of a  child by  a parent,                                                               
resulting in a child, happened very often.                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
MS. MEADE pointed out that Alaska had  never had a case in the 30                                                               
years since the provision was in Alaska law.                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
3:31:01 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SPOHNHOLZ offered  her belief that the  proposed bill would                                                               
not  necessarily  allow  Alaska  to  attract  additional  federal                                                               
funds.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
MS. LOWRY expressed her agreement.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:31:51 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SPOHNHOLZ opened public testimony on SB 134.                                                                              
                                                                                                                                
3:32:04 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
MILES CURTIS said  that he was the father of  a rape survivor who                                                               
had conceived  a child through  rape.  He  stated that he  was in                                                               
support of  SB 134.  He  shared a personal story,  reporting that                                                               
they had  been in a  custody trial for  five years.   He declared                                                               
that the courts and many  attorneys were in error for determining                                                               
that the  existing law did  not apply or  that there was  not any                                                               
such law.  He expressed his  hope that this would allow people to                                                               
better understand it.  He  offered his belief that a fact-finding                                                               
case should be  separate from a custody case.   He noted that the                                                               
victim, in this  case his daughter, commonly  suffered from post-                                                               
traumatic stress  disorder.  He  declared that the  proposed bill                                                               
would help a few people.                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SPOHNHOLZ  thanked him for his  work to find a  solution so                                                               
that others in  a similar situation would have a  more direct and                                                               
expedient route to justice.                                                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:35:27 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR SPOHNHOLZ closed public testimony.                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  GARDNER shared  stories  of people  contacting her  with                                                               
similar  stories  to Mr.  Curtis.    In  response to  an  earlier                                                               
question by Representative  Eastman, she pointed to  page 5, line                                                               
2 of the  proposed bill, which referenced  the biological parent.                                                               
For an  incident where a rapist  was hired, she opined  that this                                                               
would be a different type of crime, with a different story.                                                                     
                                                                                                                                
3:37:29 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE  ZULKOSKY  moved to  report  SB  134, Version  30-                                                               
LS1182\A, out  of committee  with individual  recommendations and                                                               
the accompanying fiscal notes.   There being no objection, SB 134                                                               
was  moved from  the House  Health and  Social Services  Standing                                                               
Committee.                                                                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
3:38:03 PM                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
ADJOURNMENT                                                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
There being no further business before the committee, the House                                                                 
Health and Social Services Standing Committee meeting was                                                                       
adjourned at 3:38 p.m.                                                                                                          

Document Name Date/Time Subjects
SB 134 Support Document - Miles Curtis Support Letter 4.20.2018.pdf HHSS 4/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
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SB 134 Sectional Analysis Version A 4.20.2018.pdf HHSS 4/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
SB 134
SB 134 Sponsor Statement.pdf HHSS 4/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
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SB 134 Supporting Document - Leg Research Parental Rights for Children Conceived Through Rape.pdf HHSS 4/24/2018 3:00:00 PM
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