H.Con.Res.172 - Expressing the sense of the Congress that, for purposes of determining child custody, evidence of spousal abuse should create a statutory presumption that it is detrimental to the child to be placed in the custody of an abusive parent.101st Congress (1989-1990)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] (Introduced 07/20/1989)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary | Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||H.Rept 101-737 Part 1; H.Rept 101-737 Part 1|
|Latest Action:||10/26/1990 Message on Senate action sent to the House.|
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Summary: H.Con.Res.172 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Passed House amended (09/27/1990)
Expresses the sense of the Congress that, for purposes of determining child custody, credible evidence of physical abuse of a spouse should create a statutory presumption that it is detrimental to the child to be placed in the custody of the abusive parent.
Declares that this resolution is not intended to encourge States to prohibit supervised visitation.