senate Bill S2758

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Prevents a judge from prohibiting a parent from undergoing a gender reassignment when making a determination in a child custody case

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S2758 - Details

Law Section:
Domestic Relations Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง240, Dom Rel L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3492
2009-2010: A1006

S2758 - Summary

Provides that the judge shall not prohibit a parent from undergoing gender reassignment as a condition of custody.

S2758 - Sponsor Memo

S2758 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2758

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Children and Families

AN ACT to amend the domestic relations law, in relation to  the  custody
  of children

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 240 of the domestic relations  law  is  amended  by
adding a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  IN  ANY  CASE  INVOLVING  THE  CUSTODY OF THE CHILD, WHEN MAKING A
DETERMINATION AS TO THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE CHILD, THE JUDGE SHALL NOT
PROHIBIT A PARENT FROM UNDERGOING GENDER REASSIGNMENT AS A CONDITION  OF
RECEIVING CUSTODY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04127-01-3

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