HB0764 (CH0541)

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2017 Regular Session



Requirements for Filial Support - Repeal

Sponsored by:

Delegate West


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 541

Synopsis:Repealing the prohibition on the neglect or refusal, by an adult child who has or is able to earn sufficient means, to provide a destitute parent with food, shelter, care, and clothing; altering the definition of "responsible relative", as it relates to responsibility for the cost of specified services provided in a facility or program operated or funded by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, to exclude from the definition the children of a recipient of specified services; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates West, Hill, and Metzgar
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0676
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0816 Session: 2014 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Bonds -see also- County & Baltimore City Bonds; State Bonds
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Liability -see also- Good Samaritan
Negligence -see also- Medical Malpractice
State's Attorneys
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Vulnerable Adults -see also- Developmental Disabilities; Eld
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(13-101 through 13-103, 13-106 through 13-109)
Article - Health - General
(16-101, 16-102, 16-203)

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.