2011 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 132/05 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 966
Sponsored By:
Delegates Alston, Braveboy, Cane, Cullison, Dumais, Frush, Gaines, Glenn, Griffith, Guzzone, Holmes, Hucker, Ivey, Kaiser, Lee, McIntosh, A. Miller, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Proctor, S. Robinson, Ross, Smigiel, Summers, Valderrama, Valentino-Smith, and Washington
Family Law - Child Support - Age of Majority - Postsecondary Education


Providing that a person who has attained the age of 18 years and is enrolled in an institution of postsecondary education has the right to receive support and maintenance from both of the person's parents until the person dies, marries, is emancipated, graduates from or is no longer enrolled in an institution of postsecondary education, or attains the age of 21 years.

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 House Rules and Executive Nominations
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Aisha N. Braveboy, District 25
Delegate Rudolph C. Cane, District 37A
Delegate Bonnie Cullison, District 19
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Cheryl D. Glenn, District 45
Delegate Melony G. Griffith, District 25
Delegate Guy Guzzone, District 13
Delegate Marvin E. Holmes, Jr., District 23B
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Jolene Ivey, District 47
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, District 43
Delegate Aruna Miller, District 15
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate James E. Proctor, Jr., District 27A
Delegate Shane Robinson, District 39
Delegate Justin D. Ross, District 22
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Michael G. Summers, District 47
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate Mary L. Washington, District 43

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc
Higher Education -see also- Comm Colleges; Med Schools; etc.
Support of Dependents -see also- Alimony
Youth -see also- Minors

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - 1 Rules of Interpretation
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All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Not available at this time
Amendments: None offered