HB0293 (CH0490)

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2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Family Law - Divorce - Domestic Violence Order

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais

Status:

Approved by the Governor - Chapter 490


Synopsis:Repealing a provision providing that an order or a decision in a domestic violence proceeding is inadmissible as evidence in a divorce proceeding; and repealing a provision prohibiting a court from considering compliance with a domestic violence order as grounds for granting a decree of limited or absolute divorce.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Atterbeary, Hettleman, Morales, Sanchez, and Valentino-Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0274
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Divorce -see also- Annulment
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Evidence
Protection Orders
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(7-103.1)

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May 8, 2017 2:43 P.M.