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2016 Regular Session



Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in specified instances; authorizing the court to consider how best to promote stability and long-term health and welfare for children; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of legal decision making or parenting time between the parties, to consider the ability of the parties to meet the child's developmental needs and create family parenting time schedule; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais and McComas
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0978
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1083 Session: 2015 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
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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