MD HB83 | 2022 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Over of previous HB242


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2022 - 25% progression
Action: 2022-01-07 - Hearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Hearing: Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm House Judiciary Hearing
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing a minor to file a petition for emancipation of a minor and authorization to marry in the minor's own name in the Circuit Court for the county in which the minor resides; extending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for emancipation of a minor and authorization to marry; authorizing an individual who is 17 years old to marry under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant for a marriage license to provide a certain document to a clerk of the court; prohibiting a person under the age of 17 from marrying; etc.

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Family Law – Emancipation of a Minor and Authorization to Marry



2022-01-07HouseHearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2022-01-12HouseFirst Reading Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

HB242 (Carry Over) 2021-03-19 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
SB29 (Crossfiled) 2022-01-10 - Hearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law1201(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law2301(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law2402(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

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments