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Georgia Supporting and Strengthening Families Act (HB 887)

This law was last updated on Sep 15, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Georgia

Number

HB 887

Status

Current

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 6
Co-sponsors: 1
Total Sponsors: 7

Topics

Parental Involvement

Full Bill Text

www.legis.ga.gov

HB 887 would allow a parent, guardian, or legal custodian of a child, to delegate powers concerning the care and custody of the child to a kinship caregiver for up to a year.

The bill would not allow the power of attorney to consent to any of the following:

  • marriage of the child;
  • adoption of the child;
  • performance of inducement of an abortion on or for the child; or
  • termination of parental rights to the child.

The bill defines “kinship caregiver” to mean a grandparent, step-grandparent, aunt, uncle, great aunt, great uncle, cousin, or sibling of a child or a fictive kin who resides in the state.

STATUS

Signed by Gov. Deal (R) on April 26, 2016. The law will go into effect July 1, 2016.


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