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CS/SB 1922: Dissolution of Marriage

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Gruters ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Hooper

Dissolution of Marriage; Requiring the court to prioritize certain forms of alimony; revising provisions related to durational alimony; creating a presumption that equal time-sharing is in the best interests of a child, with an exception; requiring the court to grant a final judgment of dissolution of marriage and reserve jurisdiction to adjudicate other substantive issues, under certain circumstances, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/15/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/1/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 214
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 213
3/22/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/22/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/24/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/29/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/29/2021 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 4 -SJ 324
3/30/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 330
4/2/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations
• Remaining references corrected to Rules -SJ 384
• Now in Rules
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building