CS/SB 748: Dissolution of Marriage
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Diaz de la Portilla
Dissolution of Marriage; Revising the factors to be considered for alimony awards, including adultery; providing that if the court orders a party to provide security to protect an award of alimony, the court may so order only upon a showing of special circumstances; prohibiting a court from reserving jurisdiction to reinstate an alimony award if a supportive relationship ends; prohibiting the court from granting a final dissolution of marriage with a reservation of jurisdiction during the first 180 days after the date of service of the original petition for dissolution of marriage to subsequently determine all other substantive issues except in exceptional circumstances, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Rules
Location: In committee/council (RC)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Judiciary (JU)
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Judiciary; Budget; Rules -SJ 63
• Introduced -SJ 63
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/31/12, 3:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Meeting cancelled
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 500
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 503
• Now in Budget -SJ 500
• Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 874
• Now in Rules -SJ 874
• Died in Rules
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