CS/CS/SB 668: Family Law
GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Stargel
Family Law; Requiring a court to consider certain alimony factors and make specific written findings of fact under certain circumstances; requiring a court to make specified findings before ruling on a request for alimony; specifying a premise that a minor child should spend approximately equal amounts of time with each parent; revising a finite list of factors that a court must evaluate when establishing or modifying parental responsibility or a parenting plan; prohibiting a court from changing the duration of alimony, etc.
Last Action: 4/15/2016 - Vetoed by Governor
Location: Vetoed by Governor
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
• Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 48
• Introduced -SJ 48
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/09/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/16/16, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 434
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 434
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 02/24/16, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 436
• Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 2 -SJ 497
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 497
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/01/16, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 13 NAYS 6 -SJ 563
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 563
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/16
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 564
• Read 2nd time -SJ 611
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 719
• Amendment(s) adopted (224698) -SJ 720
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 24 NAYS 14 -SJ 720
• In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 826
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
• Received -HJ 826
• Read 2nd time -HJ 870
• Substituted for CS/HB 455 -HJ 871
• Amendment(s) failed (779935, 917477) -HJ 871
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 906
• Amendment(s) failed (723335) -HJ 907
• CS passed; YEAS 74 NAYS 38 -HJ 907
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 836
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Vetoed by Governor
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