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HB2379 HD1     
Report Title: Annulment, Divorce, and Separation; Physical Presence; Residency Requirement
Description: Grants exclusive original jurisdiction in matters of annulment, divorce, and separation and other certain cases to the family court of the circuit in which an applicant is domiciled at the time the application is filed. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the State for a continuous period of at least three months before filing for divorce. Repeals the requirement that a person be domiciled or physically present in the State for a continuous period of at least six months before completing a divorce. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)
Companion:  SB2268
Package: None
Current Referral: JUD, FIN
Introducer(s): SAN BUENAVENTURA (Introduced by request of another party)

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1/21/2020HPending introduction.
1/23/2020HIntroduced and Pass First Reading.
1/27/2020HReferred to JUD, FIN, referral sheet 5
2/10/2020HBill scheduled to be heard by JUD on Tuesday, 02-11-20 2:00PM in House conference room 325.
2/11/2020HThe committee(s) on JUD recommend(s) that the measure be deferred until 02-12-20 at 2:15PM.
2/11/2020HBill scheduled for decision making on Wednesday, 02-12-20 2:15PM in conference room 325.
2/12/2020HThe committees on JUD recommend that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes were as follows: 12 Ayes: Representative(s) C. Lee, San Buenaventura, Brower, Creagan, Lowen, McKelvey, Nakashima, Perruso, Takayama, Yamane, Thielen; Ayes with reservations: Representative(s) Say; 0 Noes: none; and 0 Excused: none.
2/14/2020HReported from JUD (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 583-20) as amended in HD 1, recommending passage on Second Reading and referral to FIN.
2/14/2020HPassed Second Reading as amended in HD 1 and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with none voting aye with reservations; none voting no (0) and Representative(s) Holt, Takayama excused (2).

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HB2379 HD1

JUD 325 2/11/2020 2:00 PM View
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