SB0765 (CH0423)

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2016 Regular Session



CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Disability of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party

Sponsored by:

Senator Raskin


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423

Synopsis:Establishing that, in any custody or visitation proceeding, the disability of a party is relevant only to the extent that the court finds, based on evidence in the record, that the disability affects the best interest of the child; requiring in a specified custody or visitation proceeding, the party alleging that the disability of the other party affects the best interest of the child to bear a specified burden of proof; altering the definition of "disability" in specified provisions of law; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Raskin, Benson, Ferguson, Guzzone, King, Lee, Muse, Ramirez, Ready, Rosapepe, Young, and Zirkin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Judicial Proceedings  View Committee HearingJudiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption
Blind Persons
Child Custody
Community Facilities and Services
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Developmental Disabilities
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Foster Care
Juvenile Causes
Mental Health
Rules and Regulations
Social Services -see also- Welfare
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
(3-819, 3-819.2)
Article - Family Law
(5-338, 5-350, 5-3A-35, 5-3B-19, 5-525, 9-107)

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