MD HB458 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 24 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-01-24 - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [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; requiring a clerk of the court to review a certain order before issuing a marriage license under certain circumstances; altering what is required to be kept as a record by a clerk of the court under certain circumstances; etc.

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Family Law - Minors - Emancipation (Emancipation of Minors Act of 2020)



2020-01-24HouseHearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-01-24HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law1201(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law2301(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law2405(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A01(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A2(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A3(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A4(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A5(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A6(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions1401(n/a)See Bill Text

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