Status Summary

HB 1353 was referred to the House Judiciary Committee, but was never scheduled for a hearing. Therefore, the bill died.

Legislative Session





Rep. Upthegrove

Sponsored by Rep. Upthegrove, HB 1353 mandates that in any proceeding involving issues relating to residential time or other matters governed by a parenting plan, the matter must be scheduled for mediation within 60 – 90 days after service and filing of responsive pleadings is completed.  Issues related to the purpose and rules related to mediation are delineated.