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CS/SB 1248 (2015) -  Family Law

by Judiciary and Stargel
Prohibiting a court from using certain presumptive alimony guidelines in calculating alimony pendente lite; providing presumptions concerning alimony awards depending on the duration of marriages; prohibiting a combined award of alimony and child support from constituting more than a specified percentage of a payor’s net income; creating a presumption that approximately equal time-sharing by both parents is in the best interests of the child; providing that a party may pursue an immediate modification of alimony in certain circumstances, etc.
Effective Date: 10/01/2015
Last Event: 05/01/15 S Died on Calendar on Friday, May 1, 2015 11:59 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 03/24/15 4:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 0
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • On agenda for: 04/08/15 10:00 AM
    • Recommendation: Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 1
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 04/21/15 10:00 AM
    • Favorable (final action) Votes: Yeas 12   Nays 6

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 797912 , Appropriations, Joyner Date Filed: 04/20/15, Line#: 672 Senate(c): Unfavorable 04/22/2015 02:39 PM
    • 781886 , Appropriations, Joyner Date Filed: 04/20/15, Line#: 747 Senate(c): Unfavorable 04/22/2015 02:39 PM
    • 937376 , Appropriations, Joyner Date Filed: 04/20/15, Line#: 757 Senate(c): Unfavorable 04/22/2015 02:39 PM
    • 112800 , Judiciary, Stargel Date Filed: 03/23/15, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/26/2015 12:20 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Died on Calendar Time: 05/01/2015 - 11:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 600 Time: 04/23/2015 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Removed from Calendar -SJ 600 Time: 04/23/2015 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/27/15 Time: 04/22/2015 - 4:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 504 Time: 04/22/2015 - 4:46 PM Member: Committee: Version: c1
Event: S Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -SJ 504 Time: 04/21/2015 - 7:43 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/21/15, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/16/2015 - 10:37 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations -SJ 373 Time: 04/08/2015 - 1:21 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 1 -SJ 373 Time: 04/08/2015 - 12:24 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/15, 10:00 am, 37 Senate Office Building Time: 04/03/2015 - 1:48 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 275 Time: 03/31/2015 - 5:51 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice -SJ 259 Time: 03/26/2015 - 1:50 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/26/2015 - 12:53 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 259 Time: 03/24/2015 - 6:48 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/24/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building Time: 03/19/2015 - 3:03 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 121 Time: 03/03/2015 - 7:55 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 121 Time: 03/02/2015 - 3:01 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 02/24/2015 - 3:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __