The bill declares the intention of the general assembly to reverse the holding and decision in the Colorado supreme court's (court) January 13, 2020, opinion in In re: The Parental Responsibilities Concerning W.C.
The bill gives the court continuing jurisdiction during the pendency of an appeal:
- Under article 10 of title 14, to modify a decree respecting child support or maintenance; to make or modify an order granting or denying parenting time rights; and to modify an order allocating decision-making responsibilities;
- Under the "Uniform Child-custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act", to exercise temporary emergency jurisdiction;
- Under the "Uniform Child Abduction Prevention Act", to modify an order concerning the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities; and
- Under the "Uniform Parentage Act", to modify an order for child support or for allocation of parental rights and responsibilities.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)