MD HB1147 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2019 - 50% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2019-04-08 - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Extending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old may marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 years from marrying; repealing a certain exception to the prohibition against disclosure of an application for a marriage license by a clerk of the court; requiring a clerk of the court to review a certain order before issuing a marriage license under certain circumstances; etc.

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Family Law - Minors - Emancipation (Emancipation of Minors Act)


Roll Calls

2019-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (136-4) (Y: 137 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 6) [PASS]


2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
2019-04-08SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-08SenateFavorable with Amendments Report Adopted
2019-04-05SenateSpecial Order until 4/8 (Senator Ready) Adopted
2019-04-05SenateCommittee Amendment Adopted
2019-04-05SenateCommittee Amendment
2019-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments {748773/1
2019-04-05SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-21SenateHearing 3/27 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (136-4)
2019-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {452415/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2019-02-08HouseHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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