ULC

Acts

Parentage Act (2017)

Description

The Uniform Parentage Act (2017) provides states with a uniform legal framework for establishing parent-child relationships. This act updates prior versions of the UPA, last revised in 2002.

Staff Contact

Lindsay Beaver lbeaver@uniformlaws.org

 

Enactment Status Map

Map of USA Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware District of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont U.S. Virgin Islands Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Legislative Tracking

2018 Introductions & Enactments
StateBillSponsorStatus
California AB 2684 BloomEnacted
Rhode Island HB7226/SB2303 McEnteeIntroduced
Vermont HB 562 GradEnacted
Washington SB 6037 PedersenEnacted

 

Drafting History

Origin: Completed by the Uniform Law Commission in 2017
Committee/Resources: Parentage Act (2017)
Related Versions: Parentage Act (2002)