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2015 Regular Session



Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" in specified instances and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in specified instances; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of legal decision making or parenting time between the parties, to consider specified factors; authorizing the court to consider specified factors; specifying that specified factors are not relevant, except under specified circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, McComas, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, D. Barnes, Barron, Carr, Clippinger, Cullison, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Frush, Gilchrist, Glenn, Haynes, Healey, Hill, Impallaria, Kaiser, Kelly, Kramer, Krimm, Lierman, McCray, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Pendergrass, Proctor, B. Robinson, S. Robinson, Rosenberg, Smith, Stein, Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, M. Washington, and C. Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0550
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2015
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Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Custody
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Developmental Disabilities
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Domestic Violence -see also- Child Abuse & Neglect
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Ethnic Affairs
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Food -see also- Kosher; Meat, Poultry, Seafood; Milk
Health -see also- Mental Health
Housing -see also- Apartments; Condos; Mobile & Manuf Homes
Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Religion -see also- Churches
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-203, 9-101, 9-101.1, 9-101.2, 9-102, 9-103, 9-104, 9-105, 9-106, 9-107, 9-108, 9-201 through 9-204)

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