HB4317 HFAT COWLES 3-12

††††††††††† Delegate Shott moves to amend the title of the bill to read as follows:

††††††††††† Eng. Com. Sub. for House Bill 4317--A Bill to amend and reenact ß48-9-209 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, relating to limiting factors in parenting plans; clarifying the courtís consideration of fraudulent reports of domestic violence and child abuse in imposing limits on a parenting plan in order to protect a child from harm; clarifying that a personís withdrawal of or failure to pursue a report of domestic violence or child abuse is not alone sufficient to establish that report as fraudulent; requiring court to impose limits that are reasonably calculated to protect the child or the childís parent from harm if a parent who would otherwise be allocated responsibility under a parenting plan has made one or more fraudulent reports of domestic violence or child abuse; and removing an internal code reference referring to a parentís ability to move the court to disclose whether other parent was the source of fraudulent reports of domestic violence or child abuse.