HB0293 (CH0490)

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2017 Regular Session



Family Law - Divorce - Domestic Violence Order

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


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
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Divorce -see also- Annulment
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Protection Orders
Statutes:Article - Family Law

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November 28, 2017 12:59 P.M.