MD SB680 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on February 3 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-02-06 - Hearing 2/25 at 12:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Extending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; authorizing a minor to file a petition for emancipation in the minor's own name subject to certain requirements; prohibiting a parent from filing a petition for the emancipation of a minor; requiring that a certain petition for the emancipation of a minor contain certain information; requiring a court to appoint a certain attorney to represent the petitioner on the filing of a petition for the emancipation of a minor; etc.

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Family Law - Minors - Emancipation (Emancipation of Minors Act)



2020-02-06SenateHearing 2/25 at 12:00 p.m.
2020-02-03SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Family Law1201(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
Family Law5-2A6(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5-2A7(n/a)See Bill Text
General Provisions1401(n/a)See Bill Text

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