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Mississippi ‘Supporting and Strengthening Families Act’ (SB 2493)

This law was last updated on Jul 1, 2016


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Mississippi

Number

SB 2493

Status

Current

Proposed

Feb 8, 2016

Sponsors

Primary Sponsors: 6
Total Sponsors: 6

Topics

Parental Involvement

Full Bill Text

billstatus.ls.state.ms.us

SB 2493 would allow a parent or custodian of a child, by a properly executed power of attorney, to delegate powers concerning the care and custody of the child to another person.

The bill would not allow the power of attorney to consent to any of the following:

  • marriage of the child;
  • adoption of the child;
  • performance of inducement of an abortion on or for the child; or
  • termination of parental rights to the child.

STATUS

Signed into law by Gov. Phil Bryant on May 13, 2016. Law will go into effect on July 1, 2016.


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