2009 Regular Session

Family Law (D4)

Current Status of Legislation Total number of Bills: 68
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 22

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate G. Clagett
    Entitled
    Child Support Enforcement - Interception of Abandoned Property
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 50

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate G. Clagett
    Entitled
    Crimes - Child Endangerment
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 55

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Dumais, Frush, Hecht, and Ross
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Order Hearing - Substitution of Final Protective Order Hearing
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 57

    Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Dumais, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Child Abuse and Neglect - Referral to Family Planning Services
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 98

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 564

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Simmons, Anderson, Barnes, Dumais, Feldman, Kramer, Levi, McComas, Rosenberg, Smigiel, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Orders - Extension
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 118

    Status as of January 30, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Simmons, Waldstreicher, Anderson, Carter, Dumais, Dwyer, Kelly, Kramer, Lee, O'Donnell, Rosenberg, Shank, Smigiel, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Domestic Violence Central Repository
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 144

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 260

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Waldstreicher, Anderson, Barnes, Benson, Carr, Dumais, Haynes, Hecht, Ivey, Kramer, Kullen, Lee, McConkey, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Ramirez, Rosenberg, Ross, Simmons, Tarrant, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Social Services Administration and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Parents Responsible for Child Abuse or Neglect - Birth of Subsequent Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 213

    Status as of March 2, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Simmons, Dumais, Lee, McComas, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Attorney's Fees - Pro Bono Attorneys
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 214

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, Dumais, and Hecht
    Entitled
    Family Law - Temporary Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 267

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 666

    Sponsored By
    Delegate King
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Abduction by Relative
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 282

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 386

    Sponsored By
    St. Mary's County Delegation
    Entitled
    St. Mary's County - Adult Public Guardianship Review Board - Membership
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 296

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 489

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Barnes, Bronrott, Doory, Dumais, Frick, Guzzone, Lee, Rosenberg, and Vaughn
    Entitled
    Family Law - Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 302

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 491

    Sponsored By
    The Speaker (By Request - Administration) and Delegates Barnes, Bronrott, Doory, Dumais, Frick, Guzzone, Lee, Levi, Rosenberg, Vaughn, and Hecht
    Entitled
    Family Law - Temporary Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 359

    Status as of March 17, 2009: Bill is in the House - Third Reading Failed

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Carter, Kramer, McComas, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Victims of Domestic Violence
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 422

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 672

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Shewell, DeBoy, Ali, Aumann, Barkley, Barnes, Beidle, Beitzel, Bohanan, Boteler, Branch, Bromwell, Bronrott, Burns, Cane, Carr, G. Clagett, Conway, Costa, Davis, Donoghue, Dumais, Eckardt, Elliott, Elmore, Frank, George, Glenn, Guzzone, Haddaway, Hecht, Heller, Holmes, Impallaria, James, Jennings, Kach, Kelly, King, Kipke, Kramer, Krebs, Kullen, Lafferty, Lee, Levy, Love, Malone, Manno, Mathias, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, McHale, Miller, Minnick, Montgomery, Morhaim, Norman, O'Donnell, Olszewski, Riley, Robinson, Rudolph, Schuh, Schuler, Serafini, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Sossi, Stein, Stocksdale, Stull, Tarrant, F. Turner, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, Walker, Walkup, Weir, Weldon, and Wood
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Custody and Visitation - Military Duty
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 454

    Status as of February 3, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Dumais
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Violation of Protective Order - Arrest
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 464

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 596

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Dumais
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Protective Orders - Custody of Minor Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 517

    Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Barnes
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Warrantless Arrests - Recodification
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 570

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
    Entitled
    Family Law - Adoption - Child's Age of Consent
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 685

    Status as of February 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Ways and Means

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Kaiser (Joint Committee on Children, Youth, and Families) and Delegates Bates, Benson, Eckardt, Frush, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Hubbard, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, and Stocksdale
    Entitled
    Family Law - Maryland Quality Ratings and Improvement System for Child Care Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 689

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 568

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Rosenberg, Boteler, Bronrott, Doory, Elmore, Healey, Kramer, Levy, Mathias, McHale, and Montgomery
    Entitled
    CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Disability of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 717

    Status as of February 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Dumais, McComas, Ali, Barkley, Beidle, Doory, Eckardt, Feldman, Haddaway, Ivey, Jameson, Jones, Kullen, Lee, Love, Montgomery, Pena-Melnyk, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Custody Determinations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 779

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Pena-Melnyk, Barnes, Braveboy, Dumais, and Ivey
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Support Enforcement - Criminal Contempt
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 845

    Status as of April 8, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Carter, Ali, Anderson, Barnes, Bates, Braveboy, Burns, Dumais, Gutierrez, Hixson, Ivey, Jameson, Kullen, Lee, Manno, McComas, Montgomery, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Riley, Ross, Stukes, Taylor, V. Turner, Vallario, Waldstreicher, Bartlett, Elmore, Frick, Howard, Murphy, Rice, and Walker
    Entitled
    Education - Tween/Teen Dating Violence
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Ways and Means and Judiciary
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 898

    Status as of April 8, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McConkey, Beidle, Benson, Cane, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Holmes, McComas, Norman, Ramirez, Schuh, Sossi, Stocksdale, and Stull
    Entitled
    Child Custody and Visitation - Relocation of Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Senate Rules
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 901

    Status as of February 12, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates McComas, Ali, Aumann, DeBoy, Frank, Frick, Frush, Haddaway, Kelly, Levy, Manno, McDonough, Montgomery, Robinson, Shewell, Simmons, Sossi, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Cruelty Toward a Pet or Service Animal
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 913

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Dwyer, Bartlett, Bates, Beitzel, Boteler, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Haddaway, Impallaria, Jennings, King, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McConkey, McDonough, Miller, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Schuh, Serafini, Shank, Shewell, Sossi, Stocksdale, Stull, Walkup, and Wood
    Entitled
    Maryland's Marriage Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 914

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barkley and Heller
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Neglect - Maryland Student Assistance Program Referral Recommendations
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 971

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 612

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ivey, Anderson, Barnes, Braveboy, Dumais, Eckardt, Jennings, Kullen, Lee, Levi, Montgomery, Niemann, Ramirez, V. Turner, Valderrama, and Vallario
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Duration of Protective Order - Subsequent Act of Abuse
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1000

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the House - Requests Recede

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Conaway, Carter, Dumais, Frank, Levi, McComas, Ramirez, and Simmons
    Entitled
    Marriage Ceremonies - Performance by Tax Court Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1047

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Weldon
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Support Enforcement - Multiple Driver's License Suspension Notices
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1055

    Status as of February 13, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Barnes, McIntosh, Mizeur, Kaiser, Ali, Anderson, Barkley, Barve, Bobo, Bronrott, Carr, Carter, Dumais, Feldman, Frick, Frush, Gaines, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Guzzone, Harrison, Heller, Hixson, Hubbard, Hucker, Ivey, Kirk, Kramer, Krysiak, Lee, Manno, Montgomery, Niemann, Pena-Melnyk, Pendergrass, Ramirez, Reznik, Rice, Rosenberg, Schuler, Stukes, F. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
    Entitled
    Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1114

    Status as of March 9, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Stifler (By Request) and Delegates Aumann, Dumais, McHale, Montgomery, and Norman
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Support - Postsecondary Education
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1181

    Status as of March 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Recommit to Committee Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Simmons
    Entitled
    Denial or Dismissal of Domestic Violence Petitions - Expungement of Records
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1196

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 711

    Sponsored By
    Delegates Ramirez, Barkley, Barnes, Frick, Haynes, Healey, Kramer, McComas, and Valderrama
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Protective Orders - Notification of Service
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    HB 1337

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 630

    Sponsored By
    Delegate Branch
    Entitled
    Family Law - State Citizens Review Board for Children and Local Boards of Review - Duties
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    HB 1384

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the House - Withdrawn Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Public Safety and Correctional Services)
    Entitled
    Family Law - Criminal History Records Checks - Employees of Facilities and Other Individuals Who Care for or Supervise Children
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1401

    Status as of March 3, 2009: Bill is in the House - Re-referred Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
    Entitled
    Child Support Guidelines - Revision
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    HB 1448

    Status as of April 10, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Finance

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judiciary Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Support Enforcement Privatization Program and Performance Incentive Model Office
    Committee
    Assignments
    House: Appropriations
    Senate: Finance
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 58

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 350

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
    Entitled
    Family Law - Termination of Parental Rights
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 59

    Status as of April 11, 2009: Bill is in the House - Unfavorable Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources) and Senators Brochin, Forehand, Haines, Jacobs, Mooney, Muse, Raskin, Simonaire, and Stone
    Entitled
    Child Abuse and Neglect - Disclosure of Information
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 70

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 508

    Sponsored By
    Chair, Judicial Proceedings Committee (By Request - Departmental - Human Resources)
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Support Enforcement - Medical Support for Children
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 121

    Status as of March 16, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kelley, Astle, Brochin, Colburn, Conway, Currie, Della, Dyson, Forehand, Glassman, Jones, Lenett, Madaleno, Middleton, Robey, and Stone
    Entitled
    Child Protection - Mandatory Reporting of Children Regularly in Contact with Persons Convicted of Child Sexual Abuse
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 144

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Frosh, Brochin, Forehand, Muse, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Family Law - Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 210

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Lenett
    Entitled
    Family Law - Final Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 267

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 488

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Forehand, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Family Law - Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 268

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 490

    Sponsored By
    The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Brochin, Forehand, Frosh, Harrington, Lenett, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Family Law - Temporary Protective Orders - Surrender of Firearms
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 299

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 531

    Sponsored By
    Senator Simonaire
    Entitled
    Child Custody and Visitation - Relocation of Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 414

    Status as of February 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs

    Sponsored By
    Senators King, DeGrange, Jones, Klausmeier, Kramer, Madaleno, Muse, Raskin, and Robey
    Entitled
    Family Law - Maryland Quality Ratings and Improvement System for Child Care Programs
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 421

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 259

    Sponsored By
    Senators Jacobs, Colburn, Forehand, Kelley, King, Kittleman, Mooney, Munson, Pugh, Raskin, and Stone
    Entitled
    Social Services Administration and Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Parents Responsible for Child Abuse or Neglect - Birth of Subsequent Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 467

    Status as of March 4, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Stone and Miller
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Expungement of Records
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 474

    Status as of February 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Lenett, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Madaleno, Pugh, and Raskin
    Entitled
    Courts - Family Law - Award for Reasonable and Necessary Expense for Pro Bono Representation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 522

    Status as of March 30, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Senators Forehand, Conway, Garagiola, Pinsky, Pugh, Raskin, Rosapepe, Jacobs, Mooney, and Simonaire
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Violation of Protective Order - Arrest
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 540

    Status as of March 23, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Family Law - Adoption of an Adult
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 565

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Madaleno, Raskin, Forehand, Gladden, Kramer, Lenett, McFadden, Pinsky, and Pugh
    Entitled
    Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 586

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Mooney and Muse
    Entitled
    Public Safety - Handgun Permits - Victims of Domestic Violence
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 601

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 563

    Sponsored By
    Senators Zirkin, Brochin, Forehand, Gladden, Mooney, Muse, Raskin, Simonaire, and Stone
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Temporary Protective Orders - Extension
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 613

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 567

    Sponsored By
    Senators Gladden, Brochin, Conway, Dyson, Kramer, Madaleno, Munson, Muse, Peters, Pipkin, Raskin, Robey, Rosapepe, Stone, Zirkin, and Simonaire
    Entitled
    CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Disability of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 640

    Status as of March 26, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Unfavorable Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Kittleman, Colburn, Haines, and Jacobs
    Entitled
    Family Law - Rights of Foster Parents
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 647

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senators Greenip, Colburn, Haines, Harris, Jacobs, Mooney, Simonaire, Stoltzfus, and Stone
    Entitled
    Maryland's Marriage Protection Act
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 714

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 595

    Sponsored By
    Senator Forehand
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Protective Orders - Custody of Minor Child
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 736

    Status as of March 30, 2009: Bill is in the House - First Reading Judiciary

    Sponsored By
    Senators Raskin, Forehand, and Stone
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Cruelty Toward a Pet or Service Animal
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed - Dead Legislation

    SB 740

    Status as of February 11, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Family Law - Child Custody Determinations
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 811

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 611

    Sponsored By
    Senators Muse, Frosh, Gladden, Brochin, Forehand, Haines, Jacobs, Mooney, Raskin, Simonaire, and Stone
    Entitled
    Domestic Violence - Duration of Protective Order - Subsequent Act of Abuse
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Failed Legislation

    SB 815

    Status as of March 18, 2009: Bill is in the Senate - Withdrawn Judicial Proceedings

    Sponsored By
    Senator Raskin
    Entitled
    Family Law - Denial of Paternity, Custody, and Visitation
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 870

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 324

    Sponsored By
    Senator Gladden
    Entitled
    Marriage Ceremonies - Performance by Tax Court Judges
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 933

    Status as of May 19, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 629

    Sponsored By
    Senator Kelley
    Entitled
    Family Law - State Citizens Review Board for Children and Local Boards of Review - Duties
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Judicial Proceedings
    House: Judiciary
  • Became Law - Governor Signed

    SB 1049

    Status as of May 7, 2009: Became Law - Chapter 344

    Sponsored By
    Senator Muse
    Entitled
    Education - Tween/Teen Dating Violence
    Committee
    Assignments
    Senate: Education Health and Environmental Affairs
    House: Ways and Means and Judiciary