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2007 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1099/00 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 533
Sponsored By:
Delegates Rosenberg, Ali, Anderson, Aumann, Barnes, Bronrott, Cardin, Dumais, Feldman, Lee, Levy, Manno, Montgomery, Ramirez, Shank, Stein, and Waldstreicher
Removal of Religious Barriers to Remarriage


Requiring a party who files a complaint or countercomplaint for an absolute divorce or annulment to file, under specified circumstances, an affidavit stating that the affiant has taken all steps solely within the affiant's control to remove all religious barriers to remarriage by the other party to the marriage; prohibiting a court, under specified circumstances, from entering a decree for an absolute divorce or annulment until a specified affidavit is filed; providing for the application of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Susan L. M. Aumann, District 42
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Murray D. Levy, District 28
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Christopher B. Shank, District 2B
Delegate Dana Stein, District 11
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Annulment -see also- Divorce
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Religion -see also- Churches

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 7-104.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered
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