2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 600
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Bronrott, Carr, Feldman, Frick, Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, Lee, Manno, McIntosh, Mizeur, Montgomery, Rice, and Rosenberg
Family Law - De Facto Parents


Requiring a court to determine that an individual is a de facto parent under specified circumstances; and establishing that an individual who is judicially determined to be a de facto parent has the duties and obligations of a parent.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Alfred C. Carr, Jr., District 18
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate C. William Frick, District 16
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 5-207 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :