MD HB1242 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

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.

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Title

Family Law - Fundamental Parental Rights

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Subjects


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law5-2A101(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A102(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A103(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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