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Bill Detail: HB21-1031

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Title Jurisdiction To Modify Family Law Orders On Appeal
Status Governor Signed (05/07/2021)
Bill Subjects
  • Children & Domestic Matters
  • Courts & Judicial
House Sponsors L. Daugherty (D)
D. Woog (R)
Senate Sponsors P. Lee (D)
R. Gardner (R)
House Committee Judiciary
Senate Committee Judiciary
Date Introduced 02/16/2021

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

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
  • 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

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