MD HB83 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-21 - Hearing 3/27 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a court from requiring publication of notice in an action for change of name of a minor if each parent or guardian consents to the name change or the court finds that it is in the best interest of the minor to consider the action for a change of name without publication of notice, the minor has not been convicted of a crime as an adult, and the minor has never registered as a sex offender.

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Action for Change of Name - Minors - Prohibition of Publication Requirement


Roll Calls

2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (128-9) (Y: 129 N: 10 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-03-21SenateHearing 3/27 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (128-9)
2019-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {772611/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2019-01-22HouseHearing 1/30 at 2:00 p.m.
2019-01-22HouseHearing canceled
2019-01-17HouseHearing 1/30 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-17HouseHearing canceled
2019-01-17HouseHearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-17HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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