HB0646

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2016 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais

Status:

In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings


Synopsis:Requiring a court, under specified 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 specified circumstances; specifying that a termination of parental rights under the Act terminates completely a parent's right to custody of, guardianship of, and inheritance from, the child; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Anderson, Angel, Arentz, Atterbeary, Barkley, B. Barnes, Barve, Beidle, Carozza, Carr, Chang, Clippinger, Cluster, Conaway, Cullison, Davis, Folden, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Glass, Glenn, Gutierrez, Healey, Hettleman, Hill, Hixson, Holmes, C. Howard, Jackson, Jameson, Jones, Kaiser, Kelly, Kittleman, Korman, Krebs, Lafferty, Lierman, Lisanti, Luedtke, Malone, McComas, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Oaks, Parrott, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Platt, Proctor, Rey, Reznik, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Smith, Stein, Sydnor, Szeliga, Tarlau, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, Vogt, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, West, B. Wilson, C. Wilson, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0593
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Committee(s):
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Alcoholic Beverages -see also- AB-By Subd; Subst Abuse; etc.
Child Custody
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Developmental Disabilities
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Evidence
Guardians
Hearings
Identification
Indigent Persons
Marriage
Mental Health
Notices
Sexual Offenses
Witnesses
Statutes:Article - Criminal Procedure
(16-204)
Article - Family Law
(5-1401 through 5-1404)

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April 12, 2016 12:47 A.M.