2012 Regular Session


File Code: Family Law Prior Year Introduction As: HB 403/11 - JUD Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 334
Sponsored By:
Delegates Simmons, Dumais, and Kramer
Family Law - Grounds for Divorce


Providing that for purposes of granting a limited or an absolute divorce, parties shall be considered to be living separate and apart without cohabitation even if the parties share living expenses and a residence, as long as the parties maintain separate bedrooms.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Divorce -see also- Annulment
Family Law -see also- Adoption; Annulment; Divorce; etc

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Family Law
( 7-102 , 7-103 )


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