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Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 1/18 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Authorizing a court, under certain circumstances, to terminate the parental rights of an individual convicted of or found to have committed an act of nonconsensual sexual conduct against the other parent that resulted in the conception of a child; prohibiting the court from terminating parental rights under certain circumstances; specifying that a termination of parental rights under the Act terminates completely certain rights and the parent's responsibility to support the child, including payment of child support; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Busch, and Kipke
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0002
Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Sexual Offenses
Statutes of Limitation
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-1401 through 5-1405)

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January 18, 2018 5:00 P.M.