MD HB726 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on March 18 2019 - 50% progression
Action: 2019-03-25 - Hearing canceled
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Authorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; specifying that the fact that a parent meets or ceases to meet certain criteria shall constitute a material change of circumstance for the purpose of modification of a child support award; requiring the court to take certain actions if there is a dispute as to whether a parent is voluntarily impoverished; applying the Act only to cases filed on or after October 1, 2019; etc.

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Child Support - Potential Income, Voluntary Impoverishment, and No Support Order


Roll Calls

2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (134-3) (Y: 135 N: 4 NV: 3 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-03-25SenateHearing canceled
2019-03-21SenateHearing 3/27 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (134-3)
2019-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-14HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-14HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2019-02-08HouseHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments