MD SB120 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 26 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-26 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 850
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Authorizing a court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if the parties have minor children, under certain circumstances; requiring a certain settlement agreement to provide for the care, custody, access, and support of minor or dependent children; requiring certain parties to attach a completed child support guidelines worksheet to a certain settlement agreement; etc.

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Family Law - Divorce on Grounds of Mutual Consent - Parties With Minor Children


Roll Calls

2018-03-29 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (99-33) (Y: 100 N: 34 NV: 6 Abs: 9) [PASS]
2018-02-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (33-14) (Y: 34 N: 15 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2018-05-26SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 850
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-06HouseThird Reading Passed (99-33)
2018-04-05HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-05HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-03-27HouseHearing 3/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-02HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2018-02-01SenateThird Reading Passed (33-14)
2018-01-31SenateSpecial Order until 2/1 (Senator Serafini) Adopted
2018-01-29SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-01-29SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-01-26SenateSpecial Order until 1/29 (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
2018-01-25SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-01-23SenateHearing 1/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-11SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments