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April 21, 2004

House Bill 1092: An Act Concerning Family Law - Children - De Facto Custody

Sponsor:
Delegates Weldon and Hogan

Summary:
Bill allows a relative of a child to receive custody without going through the Department of Social Services, when a court has declared the parents unfit. The Maryland Legislature adjourned before this bill could be considered, thus resulting in the death of the bill.

Status:

02/13/2004Introduced in House and referred to Judiciary Committee.
03/17/2004House Judiciary Committee Hearing at 1:00 P.M. Location is Room 120, Lowe House Office Building, Annapolis, MD 21401-1991. (410-841-3488 Annapolis/Baltimore Area; 301-858-3488 Washington, D.C. Area).

Action Requested:
No more action is necessary.

HSLDA's Position:
Support

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