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2017 House Bill 4716: Remove parental rights for female genital mutilation
Introduced by Rep. Peter Lucido (R) on June 7, 2017 To take away the parental rights of a parent who subjects a child to female genital mutilation. This would be in the same section of law that terminates parental rights for severe child abuse and molestation.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Law and Justice Committee on June 7, 2017
Reported in the House on June 20, 2017 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 89 to 16 in the House on September 14, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To take away the parental rights of a parent who subjects a child to female genital mutilation. This would be in the same section of law that terminates parental rights for severe child abuse and molestation.
Received in the Senate on September 19, 2017
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on September 19, 2017
Reported in the Senate on October 4, 2017 With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on November 30, 2017.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To take away the parental rights of a parent who subjects a child to female genital mutilation. This would be in the same section of law that terminates parental rights for severe child abuse and molestation.

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