2013 Regular Session



Family Law - Denial of Paternity, Custody, and Visitation

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Excluding as a father of a child a man who has committed a specified sexual crime against the child's mother for purposes of specified provisions relating to the paternity of a child in a guardianship or adoption proceeding under specified circumstances; requiring a court to consider a specified statement when making a specified finding; prohibiting a court from requiring publication of specified information under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Arora, Aumann, Barkley, Barnes, Barve, Bates, Beidle, Bobo, Braveboy, Bromwell, Cardin, Clagett, Clippinger, Cullison, Eckardt, Elliott, Feldman, Frank, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glass, Glenn, Griffith, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Haddaway-Riccio, Healey, Hixson, Holmes, Hough, Howard, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, A. Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, Lafferty, Lee, Love, Luedtke, McComas, McDermott, McIntosh, A. Miller, Mitchell, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Reznik, B. Robinson, Rosenberg, Schuh, Simmons, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Stein, Stocksdale, Tarrant, F. Turner, V. Turner, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilson, and Zucker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0620
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0815 Session: 2009 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Child Custody
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Sexual Offenses
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-306, 5-3A-06, 5-3B-05, 9-101.2)

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October 24, 2017 1:03 P.M.