Parental Rights in Oklahoma
Just this afternoon we received word from the floor of the Oklahoma House of Representatives: Senate Concurrent Resolution 1 (SCR 1) passed the House by unanimous consent! This makes Oklahoma the seventh state to pass a resolution calling on Congress to pass the Parental Rights Amendment to the states for ratification. SCR 1 passed the…
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Thanks in part to your support, Oklahoma's Parents' Bill of Rights was signed into law on May 9, 2014.
HB 1384, which establishes fundamental parental rights and includes details covering several areas of law, passed the House (89-3) on Feb. 20, 2014, and the Senate (43-0) on April 14. Amended by the Senate, it returned to the House for a final vote (88-3) on May 6.
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The Oklahoma Supreme Court in Neal v. Nesvold, 14 P.3d 547, 549 (Okla. 2000) held that proof of harm is required before courts can override the right of parents to make visitation decisions for their children.