2010 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 1532
Sponsored By:
Senators Jacobs and Stone
Recognition of Out-of-State Same-Sex Marriages - Changes in Governmental Policies - Moratorium


Prohibiting, until the issue of the recognition by this State of same- sex marriages legally performed in other jurisdictions is decided by the Court of Appeals or addressed by the General Assembly of Maryland through the enactment of a law, a unit of State or local government from altering a specified policy, procedure, rule, or regulation on the basis of specified legal advice of the Attorney General; providing for the retroactive application of the Act; making the Act an emergency measure; etc.

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 Senate Rules
Motion Rules Suspended for late introduction (Senator Jacobs) Adopted
Referred Senate Rules
Re-referred Judicial Proceedings
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Nancy Jacobs, District 34
Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr., District 6

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Attorney General
Court of Appeals
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee.
Interstate Affairs
Laws and Ordinances -see also- Pub Local Laws; Uniform Laws.
Sexual Orientation


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