MD SB57 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carry Foward to future SB41


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on April 10 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-04-10 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
Pending: House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Requiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically finds that there is no likelihood of further child abuse or neglect by the party and states the reasons for the finding; authorizing the court to approve a supervised visitation arrangement under certain circumstances; etc.

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Family Law – Child Custody and Visitation


Roll Calls

2021-04-10 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 47 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-10HouseReferred Rules and Executive Nominations
2021-04-10SenateThird Reading Passed (47-0)
2021-04-09SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2021-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments {628276/1 Adopted
2021-04-09SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2020-12-28SenateHearing 1/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2021-01-13SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

Same As/Similar To

SB57 (Carry Over) 2021-04-10 - Referred Rules and Executive Nominations
HB748 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-18 - Referred Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law9101(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9101.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9105(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law9109(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments