V.A.M.S. 452.715

Vernon's Annotated Missouri Statutes Currentness

Title XXX. Domestic Relations
Chapter 452. Dissolution of Marriage, Divorce, Alimony and Separate Maintenance
Required Educational Sessions for Parents and Children, Certain Courts
Article I. General Provisions

452.715. Application to Indian tribes

1. A child custody proceeding that pertains to an Indian child, as defined in the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C. Section 1901, et seq., is not subject to sections 452.700 to 452.930 to the extent that it is governed by the Indian Child Welfare Act.

2. A court of this state shall treat a tribe as a state of the United States for purposes of sections 452.700 to 452.930.

3. A child custody determination made by a tribe under factual circumstances in substantial conformity with the jurisdictional standards of sections 452.700 to 452.930 shall be recognized and enforced under the provisions of sections 452.850 to 452.915.


(L.2009, H.B. No. 481, § A.)


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Uniform Law:

This section is similar to § 104 of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act, see Volume 9, Pt. IA, Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition or ULA database on Westlaw.

V. A. M. S. 452.715, MO ST 452.715

Statutes are current through the end of the 2010 Second Regular Session of the
95th General Assembly, pending corrections received from the Missouri Revisor of
Statutes. Constitution is current through the November 4, 2008 General Election.

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