Session of 2000
HOUSE BILL No. 2785
By Representatives Lloyd and Loyd
10 AN ACT
concerning child custody; relating to custody when one parent
11 is deceased.
13 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
1. (a) When a custodial parent who has primary residential
15 custody of a child is deceased, the court
shall determine the party to
16 receive custody of the child, based on the
best interests of the child.
17 (b) In making a
determination hereunder, the court shall consider,
18 but is not limited to, the following:
19 (1) Maintenance
of regular visitation, contact or communication with
20 the child by the nonprimary residential
21 (2) Current
payment of support for the child by the nonprimary res-
22 idential custodial parent.
23 Sec. 2. This act shall
take effect and be in force from and after its
24 publication in the statute book.