MD HB505 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HB1328


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-31 - Hearing 2/18 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court to award joint legal decision making to both parties under certain circumstances; authorizing the court, in determining certain legal decision-making authority and parenting time in certain child custody proceedings, to consider certain factors; etc.

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Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time



2021-01-31HouseHearing 2/18 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-15HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB1328 (Carry Over) 2020-02-10 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law5203(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9101(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9101.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9101.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9103(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9104(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9105(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9106(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9107(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9108(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9201(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9202(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9203(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9204(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

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