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Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of legal decision making or parenting time between the parties, to consider certain factors; authorizing the court to award joint legal decision making to both parties under certain circumstances; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais and McComas
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0684
Introduced in a prior session as: HB0508 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Family Law
Narrow Subject(s):Armed Forces -see also- Military Department; Veterans
Child Abuse and Neglect
Child Care
Child Custody -see also- Parents and Guardians
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Parents and Guardians -see also- Adoption; Child Custody
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Statutes:Article - Family Law
(5-203, 9-101, 9-101.1, 9-101.2, 9-103, 9-104, 9-105, 9-106, 9-107, 9-108, 9-201 through 9-204)

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February 24, 2018 12:37 P.M.