CS/CS/SB 1796 -  Dissolution of Marriage

by Rules and Judiciary and Gruters (CO-SPONSORS) Rodriguez; Hooper; Diaz
Requiring the court to make certain written findings in its awards of alimony; removing the court’s ability to consider adultery of either spouse in determining the amount of an alimony award; revising factors that the court must consider in determining the proper type and amount of alimony; revising a provision authorizing the modification of rehabilitative alimony upon completion of the rehabilitative plan to include a certain condition; requiring the court to consider specified factors when determining an alimony award involving the existence of a supportive relationship between the obligee and another person, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2022
Last Event: Vetoed by Governor on Friday, June 24, 2022 2:42 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 01/24/22 3:00 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 6   Nays 3
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 02/28/22 10:30 AM
    • Favorable With Amendment(s) (1) (final action) Votes: Yeas 11   Nays 8
  • Rules
    • On agenda for: 03/01/22 1:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 10   Nays 5

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 466290 , Gruters Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 252 Senate: Replaced by Substitute 3/3/2022 5:37:30 PM
    • SA 536442 , Gruters Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 252 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 5:37:20 PM
    • 303346 , Berman Date Filed: 03/03/22, Line#: 493 Senate: Failed 3/3/2022 5:42:52 PM
    • 178604 , Gruters Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 592 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 5:38:51 PM
    • 674252 , Gruters Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 806 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 5:39:42 PM
    • 221028 , Gruters Date Filed: 03/02/22, Line#: 817 Senate: Adopted 3/3/2022 5:40:12 PM
    • 797882 , Appropriations, Gruters Date Filed: 02/25/22, Line#: 316 Senate(c): Replaced by Substitute Amendment 02/28/2022 09:27 PM
    • AA 836940 , Appropriations, Gruters Date Filed: 02/28/22, Line#: 32 Senate(c): Out of Order 02/28/2022 09:27 PM
    • SA 144186 , Appropriations, Gruters Date Filed: 02/28/22, Line#: 316 Senate(c): Favorable 02/28/2022 09:27 PM
    • ASA 855360 , Appropriations, Pizzo Date Filed: 02/28/22, Line#: 171 Senate(c): Unfavorable 02/28/2022 09:27 PM
    • 706994 , Judiciary, Gruters Date Filed: 01/23/22, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 01/24/2022 06:10 PM

Veto Message

Staff Analysis

Chamber Committee
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/2/2022 11:52:25 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Rules 3/1/2022 8:26:27 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Appropriations 2/28/2022 10:16:47 PM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Appropriations 2/25/2022 11:38:31 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/26/2022 8:41:03 AM
Chamber: Senate Committee: Judiciary 1/21/2022 3:40:47 PM

Vote History

Chamber Date Yeas Nays Action Action 2 Vote Detail Barcode
Chamber: Senate Date: 03/04/2022 08:22 PM   Yeas: 21 Nays: 16 Action: Action 2: Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 47] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/08/2022 02:33 PM   Yeas: 101 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Quorum Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 822] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/09/2022 11:31 AM   Yeas: 107 Nays: 0 Action: Action 2: Quorum Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 828] Barcode:
Chamber: House Date: 03/09/2022 12:35 PM   Yeas: 74 Nays: 42 Action: Action 2: Passage Vote Detail: Vote [Seq# 829] Barcode:

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: Vetoed by Governor Time: 06/24/2022 - 2:42 PM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: Signed by Officers and presented to Governor Time: 06/17/2022 - 10:19 AM Member: Committee: Version: er
Event: S Ordered enrolled -SJ 761 Time: 03/09/2022 - 12:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Message sent to senate Time: 03/09/2022 - 12:44 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H CS passed; YEAS 74, NAYS 42 Time: 03/09/2022 - 12:35 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 3rd time Time: 03/09/2022 - 11:52 AM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Added to Third Reading Calendar Time: 03/08/2022 - 11:36 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/08/2022 - 4:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Read 2nd time Time: 03/08/2022 - 2:26 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H 1st Reading Time: 03/07/2022 - 6:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill added to Special Order Calendar (3/8/2022) Time: 03/07/2022 - 4:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H Bill referred to House Calendar Time: 03/07/2022 - 3:50 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: H In Messages Time: 03/04/2022 - 8:40 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S CS passed as amended; YEAS 21 NAYS 16 -SJ 688 Time: 03/04/2022 - 8:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Read 3rd time -SJ 687 Time: 03/04/2022 - 8:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: e1
Event: S Placed on 3rd reading Time: 03/03/2022 - 5:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Ordered engrossed Time: 03/03/2022 - 5:59 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Amendment(s) failed (303346) -SJ 585 Time: 03/03/2022 - 5:43 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Amendment(s) adopted (178604, 221028, 536442, 674252) -SJ 585 Time: 03/03/2022 - 5:37 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 583 Time: 03/03/2022 - 5:34 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 528 Time: 03/02/2022 - 11:58 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/03/22 -SJ 591 Time: 03/02/2022 - 1:20 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 03/02/2022 - 1:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/02/2022 - 9:22 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 10 NAYS 5 -SJ 521 Time: 03/01/2022 - 10:11 PM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/22, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/01/2022 - 8:12 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Now in Rules Time: 03/01/2022 - 8:03 AM Member: Committee: Rules Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Amendments) Time: 03/01/2022 - 7:29 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Favorable with 1 amendment(s) by Appropriations (144186); YEAS 11 NAYS 8 -SJ 484 Time: 02/28/2022 - 9:08 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/28/22, 10:30 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 02/23/2022 - 6:21 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 224 Time: 01/26/2022 - 4:16 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 01/26/2022 - 2:51 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 01/26/2022 - 8:50 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 218 Time: 01/24/2022 - 5:17 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/24/22, 3:00 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 01/19/2022 - 1:38 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 153 Time: 01/18/2022 - 4:22 PM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 154 Time: 01/12/2022 - 11:47 AM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/07/2022 - 3:25 PM Member: Committee: Version: __