MD SB1239 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Passed on May 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-15 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 749
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Making certain provisions relating to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property of a minor under certain circumstances applicable to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property of a minor in the event of an adverse immigration action against a parent; authorizing a parent to designate a standby guardian by means of a written designation; providing that the appointment of a standby guardian may not be construed to require the termination of parental rights; etc.

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Appointment or Designation of Standby Guardian – Adverse Immigration Action


Roll Calls

2018-04-04 - House - House Floor - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day (Delegate Vallario) Adopted (134-3) (Y: 135 N: 4 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2018-04-04 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (135-4) (Y: 136 N: 5 NV: 2 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2018-04-02 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]


2018-05-15SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 749
2017-12-08SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (135-4)
2018-04-09HouseMotion Rules Suspended two readings same day (Delegate Vallario) Adopted (134-3)
2018-04-09HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-09HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-09HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-04-09HouseHearing 4/09 at 7:30 p.m.
2018-04-09HouseRereferred to Judiciary
2018-04-09HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2018-04-09SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2018-04-06SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments {168276/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-06SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-04-02SenateRereferred to Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-05SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules


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