MD HB1255 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Introduced on February 10 2017 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2017-03-06 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Department of Juvenile Services to adopt regulations applicable to specified facilities that specify policies for the use of mechanical restraints on children; authorizing the transport of a child to or from a detention facility or hardware secure facility in mechanical restraints, except under specified circumstances and subject to specified conditions; requiring, on or before September 30 annually, the Department to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on each transport of a child in mechanical restraints; etc.

Tracking Information

Register now for our free OneVote public service or GAITS Pro trial account and you can begin tracking this and other legislation, all driven by the real-time data of the LegiScan API. Providing tools allowing you to research pending legislation, stay informed with email alerts, content feeds, and share dynamic reports. Use our new PolitiCorps to join with friends and collegaues to monitor & discuss bills through the process.

Monitor Legislation or view this same bill number from multiple sessions or take advantage of our national legislative search.


Juveniles - Mechanical Restraints



2017-03-06HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary
2017-02-23HouseHearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.
2017-02-10HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments 750