Termination of Parental Rights for Rapists

Termination of Parental Rights for Rapists

The Act provides that a person convicted of rape in which a child was born as a result of the offense shall lose parental rights, visitation rights, and rights of inheritance with respect to that child; provides for an exception at the request of the mother, and provides that a court shall impose on obligation of child support against the offender unless waived by the mother and, if applicable, a public agency supporting the child.

Submitted as:

Kentucky
SB108
Status: Signed into law on April 25, 2014.