§ 5-3B-27. Adoption by spouse of prospective adoptee’s mother; conception by means of assisted ...
West's Annotated Code of MarylandFamily LawEffective: June 1, 2019
Effective: June 1, 2019
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-3B-27
§ 5-3B-27. Adoption by spouse of prospective adoptee’s mother; conception by means of assisted reproduction
(a)(1) This section applies only to an adoption by:
(b) In a proceeding under this section, the petitioner shall file, together with the petition for adoption:
(ii) for an adoption described in subsection (a)(1)(ii) of this section, evidence of the parties' shared express intent to become parents of the child by means of assisted reproduction, including a copy of any written agreement consenting to the conception of the prospective adoptee by means of assisted reproduction;
(c)(1) In ruling on a petition for adoption under this section, the court may not require an investigation under § 5-3B-16 of this subtitle or a hearing under § 5-3B-17 of this subtitle, except for good cause.
(d) The court shall enter an order for adoption under this section on finding that:
(e)(1) An order for adoption granted under this section is confirmation of parentage established under § 1-206(b) or § 1-208(b)(2) of the Estates and Trusts Article.
Added by Acts 2019, c. 437, § 1, eff. June 1, 2019; Acts 2019, c. 438, § 1, eff. June 1, 2019.
MD Code, Family Law, § 5-3B-27, MD FAMILY § 5-3B-27
Current with legislation effective through June 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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