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UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT (WITH 2013 AMENDMENTS PERTAINING TO INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS)

NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS

MEETING IN ITS ONE-HUNDRED-AND-TWENTY-SECOND YEAR BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS JULY 6- JULY 12, 2013

UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT (WITH 2013 AMENDMENTS PERTAINING TO INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS) WITH PREFATORY NOTE AND COMMENTS

Copyright ©2013 By NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COM MISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAW S

The ideas and conclusions set forth in this draft, including the proposed statutory language and any comments or reporter’s notes, have not been passed upon by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws or the Drafting Committee. They do not necessarily reflect the views of the Conference and its Commissioners and the Drafting Committee and its Members and Reporter. Proposed statutory language may not be used to ascertain the intent or meaning of any promulgated final statutory proposal. May 31, 2013

UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT (WITH 2013 AMENDMENTS PERTAINING TO INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS) The Committee appointed by and representing the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws in preparing this draft consists of the following individuals: BATTLE R. ROBINSON, 104 W. Market St., Georgetown, DE 19947, Chair STEVEN G. FROST, 111 W. Monroe St., Chicago, IL 60603-4080 JESS O. HALE, General Assembly of Tennessee, Office of Legal Services, G-18 War Memorial Bldg., Nashville, TN 37243-0059 THOMAS S. HEMMENDINGER, 362 Broadway, Providence, RI 02909-1434 LYLE W. HILLYARD, 595 S. Riverwoods Pkwy., Suite 100, Logan, UT 84321 H. KATHLEEN PATCHEL, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis, 5715 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN 46226 KAREN E. POWELL, Montana Tax Appeal Board, P.O. Box 200138, MT 59620 SUZANNE REYNOLDS, Wake Forest University School of Law, Campus Box 7206, 1834 Wake Forest Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27109 HARRY L. TINDALL, 1300 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 1550, Houston, TX 77056-3081 ROBERT G. SPECTOR, University of Oklahoma College of Law, 300 Timberdell Rd., Norman, OK 73019, Reporter EX OFFICIO MICHAEL HOUGHTON, P.O. Box 1347, 1201 N. Market St., 18th Floor, Wilmington, DE 19899, President PAMELA WINSTON BERTANI, 832 Texas St., Fairfield, CA 94533, Division Chair AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION ADVISOR STEPHANIE DOMITROVICH, Erie County Courthouse, 140 W. 6th St., Room 223, Erie, PA 16501-1030, ABA Advisor RONALD W. NELSON, 11900 W. 87th St. Pkwy, Suite 117, Lenexa, KS 66215-4517, ABA Section Advisor DAVID B. STARKS, 425 Pike St., Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98101-2334, ABA Section Advisor EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JOHN A. SEBERT, 111 N. Wabash, Suite 1010, Chicago, IL 60602, Executive Director Copies of this Act may be obtained from: NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMMISSIONERS ON UNIFORM STATE LAWS 111 N. Wabash Ave., Suite 1010 Chicago, IL 60602 312/450-6600 www.uniformlaws.org

UNIFORM CHILD CUSTODY JURISDICTION AND ENFORCEMENT ACT (WITH 2013 AMENDMENTS PERTAINING TO INTERNATIONAL PROCEEDINGS) TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFATORY NOTE.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 [ARTICLE] 1 GENERAL PROVISIONS SECTION 101. SHORT TITLE... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 SECTION 102. DEFINITIONS.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 SECTION 103. PROCEEDINGS GOVERNED BY OTHER LAW.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 SECTION 104. APPLICATION TO INDIAN TRIBES.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 SECTION 105. INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION OF [ACT]... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 SECTION 106. EFFECT OF CHILD-CUSTODY DETERMINATION.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 SECTION 107. PRIORITY.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .