MD HB242 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-15 - Hearing 1/28 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Hearing: Jan 28 @ 1:30 pm House Judiciary Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Extending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for emancipation of a minor and authorization to marry; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old is authorized to marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 years from marrying; requiring an applicant for a marriage license to provide a certain document to 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 - Emancipation of a Minor and Authorization to Marry



2021-01-15HouseHearing 1/28 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

SB173 (Crossfiled) 2020-12-28 - Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.


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