Altering the circumstances under which the Maryland Department of Health has the authority to change the name on a birth certificate without a court order to allow the Department, if only one parent is named on the birth certificate of the child, to change the name on receipt of certain documents from the parent named on the birth certificate; and providing that only one affidavit signed by both parents named on the birth certificate is required under certain circumstances.
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
By Request of the Governor
Last Updated: 1/19/2020 9:41 AM