2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1241
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Forehand, Madaleno, Pinsky, and Pugh
Family Law - De Facto Parents


Requiring a court to determine that an individual is a de facto parent under specified circumstances; and establishing that an individual who is judicially determined to be a de facto parent has the duties and obligations of a parent.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

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

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 5-207 )


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