PRINTER'S NO. 602
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY FARNESE, KASUNIC, BREWSTER, HUGHES AND BOSCOLA, MARCH 6, 2013
REFERRED TO JUDICIARY, MARCH 6, 2013
1Amending Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania
2Consolidated Statutes, further providing for consideration of
3criminal conviction; and providing for consideration of other
4conduct and child conceived as a result of certain conduct.
9§ 5329. Consideration of criminal conviction.
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11(b.1) Parent convicted of certain offenses.--No court shall
12award custody, partial custody or supervised physical custody to
13a parent who has been convicted of any of the following offenses
14against the other parent of the child who is the subject of the
15order and who was conceived as a result of:
16(1) Rape under 18 Pa.C.S. § 3121.
17(2) Statutory sexual assault under 18 Pa.C.S. § 3122.1.
18(3) Sexual assault under 18 Pa.C.S. § 3124.1.
19(4) Institutional sexual assault under 18 Pa.C.S. §
13124.2 (relating to institutional sexual assault).
2(5) Incest under 18 Pa.C.S. § 4302.
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4Section 2. Title 23 is amended by adding a section to read:
10(1) The child for whom custody, partial custody or
11supervised physical custody is sought was conceived as a
12result of conduct that would constitute an offense under one
13or more of the following criminal statutes:
14(i) Rape under 18 Pa.C.S. § 3121 (relating to rape).
27Section 3. This act shall take effect in 60 days.