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2011 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 925/10 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 909
Sponsored By:
Delegates Carter, Alston, Cluster, Conaway, Dwyer, Hough, Howard, K. Kelly, Kramer, McComas, McDermott, Niemann, Oaks, Simmons, Smigiel, Summers, Washington, and Wilson
Family Law - Children's Civil Rights - Equal Parenting Time


Creating a rebuttable presumption that joint legal custody and physical custody to each parent for approximately equal periods of time is in the best interest of the child in specified child custody proceedings.

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 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate John W. E. Cluster, Jr., District 8
Delegate Frank M. Conaway, Jr., District 40
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Michael J. Hough, District 3B
Delegate Carolyn J. B. Howard, District 24
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Michael A. McDermott, District 38B
Delegate Doyle L. Niemann, District 47
Delegate Nathaniel T. Oaks, District 41
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Custody
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 9-109 )


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
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