Maryland Subject | Child Custody

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MDSB57Engross

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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 specifica...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB505Engross

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Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court to award joint legal decision making to both parties under certain...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB675Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-03-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB748Engross

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Requiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court has reasonable ground to believe that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB973Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an equity court is authorized to grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child; requiring the court to consider the amount of personal contact that occurred between the grandparent and the child before the...
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2021-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB775Intro

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Requiring a court that approves an arrangement for custody or visitation with a party who has committed abuse against the other parent of the party's child, the party's spouse, or any child residing within the party's household, to impose certain con...
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB774Intro

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Requiring a court in a custody or visitation proceeding to hear and consider a child's custody or visitation preference; requiring a court to explain the court's reasoning for issuing a custody or visitation order that is inconsistent with a child's ...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1116Intro

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Requiring that a child in custody be advised of certain rights before questioning; prohibiting any admission or confession resulting from the questioning of a child from being admitted into evidence except under certain circumstances; requiring that ...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1036Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB893Intro

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Requiring the local department of social services and the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, kinship parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in any child abuse or neglect, termination of ...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB476Intro

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Providing that an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child if both the child's living parents consent, one of the child's living parents consents, both of the child's living parents are unable to consent, or certain except...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB355Intro

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Requiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2022, an individual complete 60 hours of initial training...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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