2009 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 299
Sponsored By:
Delegates McConkey, Beidle, Benson, Cane, Costa, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elmore, Frank, George, Holmes, McComas, Norman, Ramirez, Schuh, Sossi, Stocksdale, and Stull
Child Custody and Visitation - Relocation of Child


Increasing from 45 days to 90 days the period of time, for purposes of a specified condition of custody or visitation orders, during which a notice of an intent to relocate must be provided; requiring a court to set, on an expedited basis, a hearing on a petition regarding a proposed relocation that is filed within 20 days of the written relocation notice; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/4 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
Senate Action
First Reading Senate Rules

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tony McConkey, District 33A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Robert A. Costa, District 33B
Delegate Don H. Dwyer, Jr., District 31
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate William J. Frank, District 42
Delegate Ron George, District 30
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate Victor R. Ramirez, District 47
Delegate Steven R. Schuh, District 31
Delegate Richard A. Sossi, District 36
Delegate Nancy R. Stocksdale, District 5A
Delegate Paul S. Stull, District 4A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Custody
Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 9-106 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments (Displayed in PDF Format):
Number: 562610/01     Offered on: April 11, 2009   at: 12:33 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Roll Call Vote (Legislative date is shown):
April 8, 2009: Third Reading Passed (135-0)