MD SB566 | 2023 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB438
Note: Carry Over of previous HB1242


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 11-0)
Status: Introduced on February 6 2023 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2023-02-14 - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishing that a parent has the fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, care, and welfare of the parent's child; and prohibiting the State or a political subdivision from infringing on a parent's fundamental right to direct the upbringing, education, care, and welfare of the parent's child unless the State or political subdivision can demonstrate by clear and convincing evidence certain factors.

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Family Law - Fundamental Parental Rights



2023-02-14SenateHearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-02-06SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

SB566 (Carry Over) 2023-02-14 - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.
HB666 (Crossfiled) 2023-02-08 - Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
HB1242 (Carry Over) 2020-02-10 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law5-2B01(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2B2(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2B3(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments