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Legislation


1997 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 609

File Code: Family Law
Sponsored By:
Delegates Grosfeld, Hurson, and Dembrow
Entitled:
Protection of Marriages

Synopsis:

Providing that a marriage between two consenting adults is valid in the State; defining a foreign marriage as a marriage performed outside of the State between two consenting adults in which one or both of the parties were or are citizens of this State.

Legislative History

House Action
1/30
First Reading Judiciary
2/5
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.
3/20
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Senate Action
No Action
Sponsored by:
Delegate Sharon M. Grosfeld, District 18
Delegate Dana Lee Dembrow, District 20
Delegate John Adams Hurson, District 18
Bill indexed under the following Subjects:
FAMILY LAW -see also- ADOPTION; DIVORCE; DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
MARRIAGE -see also- ANNULMENT; DIVORCE
Bill affects the following Statutes:
Family Law
( 2-201 , 2-502 )

Documents:

Bill Text:
First Reading (pdf), Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal Note: Available (pdf)