2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 717/09 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, McComas, Doory, Kullen, Lee, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Family Law - Child Custody Determinations


Specifying the procedures for court determinations of legal and physical custody of minor children; requiring the court, in any proceeding between parents in which the custody of a child is raised as an issue, to make a determination as to legal and physical custody of the child; authorizing the court to award specified forms of legal and physical custody; 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 3/18 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Ann Marie Doory, District 43
Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Child Custody
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans`; etc.
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 9-501 , 9-502 , 9-503 , 9-504 , 9-505 , 9-506 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered