2013 Regular Session



Family Law - Blood or Genetic Test Results - Legal Finding of Paternity

Sponsored by:

Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee


In the House - Hearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Establishing that a laboratory report of a blood or genetic test constitutes a presumptive finding of paternity in specified cases if the test was conducted in a specified laboratory and the report establishes a statistical probability of paternity of at least 99.0%; requiring the Child Support Enforcement Administration to serve a specified notice on the alleged father; authorizing the Administration to file a copy of the report with the Division of Vital Records of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
By Request of the Governor
Judicial Proceedings  Listen to Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Chemical Tests
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Family Law
Article - Health - General

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