Passed BothConf. Cmte
- Family Law - Fundamental Parental Rights
- Sponsored by
- Delegate Cox
- In the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
- Fiscal and Policy Note
Establishing that a parent has the fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, care, and welfare of the parent's child; prohibiting the State or a political subdivision from infringing on a parent's fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, care, and welfare of the parent's child unless the State or political subdivision can demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence certain factors; and providing the Act may not be construed to authorize a parent to cause physical or emotional harm to the parent's child.
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
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( 5-2A-101 through 5-2A-103 )
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