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Legislation


1999 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 430

File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 415/98 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, McIntosh, Finifter, Turner, Zirkin, Morhaim, and Menes
Entitled:
Divorce and Annulment - Removal of Barriers to Remarriage

Synopsis:

Requiring a party who files a complaint or countercomplaint for an absolute divorce or annulment to file, under specified circumstances, an affidavit that states that the affiant has taken all steps solely within the affiant's control to remove all religious barriers to remarriage by the other party to the marriage; and prohibiting a court, if an affidavit is requested, from issuing a decree for an absolute divorce or annulment until the affidavit is filed.

History by Legislative Date

House Action
2/10
First Reading Judiciary
2/16
Hearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
3/27

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
3/28
Special Order next session (Delegate Rosenberg) Adopted
Special Order 3/31 (Delegate Rosenberg) Adopted
3/29
Recommit to Committee Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 42
Delegate Michael J. Finifter, District 11
Delegate Maggie L. McIntosh, District 42
Delegate Pauline H. Menes, District 21
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13A
Delegate Robert A. Zirkin, District 11
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
ANNULMENT -see also- DIVORCE
COURTS -see also- CIRCUIT COURTS; DISTRICT COURTS
DIVORCE -see also- ANNULMENT
FAMILY LAW -see also- ADOPTION; DIVORCE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
MARRIAGE -see also- ANNULMENT; DIVORCE
PENALTIES
RELIGION -see also- CHURCHES
WOMEN
Bill affects the following Statute:
Family Law
( 7-104.1 )

Documents:

Bill Text: First Reading (pdf), Third Reading (pdf), Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)
Amendments:
House
Number: 512702/1 (pdf)     Offered on: March 27, 1999   at: 1:04 p.m.     Status: Adopted