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SB18-095

Outdated References To "Illegitimate" Children

Concerning the removal of statutory references to the marital status of parents of a child.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subject:
Children & Domestic Matters
Bill Summary

Family law - parentage of child. Statutory Revision Committee. The act removes or modernizes outdated statutory references to a "legitimate" or "illegitimate" child and a "child born out of wedlock". Colorado only recognizes parentage of a child and acknowledges that the parent and child relationship extends equally to every child and every parent, regardless of the marital status of the parents.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)

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Introduced
Passed
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