MD HB1313 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-1)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secretary of Human Services; requiring local departments of social services to provide a conciliatory period of 30 days to certain individuals who are not in compliance with the Family Investment Program; requiring 25% of funding be withheld upon certain acts of noncompliance; etc.

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Family Investment Program - Temporary Cash Assistance - Eligibility


Roll Calls

2020-03-17 - Senate - Third Readings Passed with Amendments (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-17 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 111 N: 23 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]
2020-03-14 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 102 N: 27 NV: 3 Abs: 9) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
2020-03-17HousePassed Enrolled
2020-03-17HouseThird Reading Passed (111-23)
2020-03-17HouseHouse Concurs Senate Amendments
2020-03-17SenateThird Readings Passed with Amendments (45-0)
2020-03-17SenateMotion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
2020-03-17SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments {197679/1 Adopted
2020-03-17SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Finance
2020-03-15SenateReferred Finance Budget and Taxation
2020-03-14HouseThird Reading Passed (102-27)
2020-03-13HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments {364661/1 Adopted
2020-03-13HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Appropriations

Same As/Similar To

SB787 (Crossfiled) 2020-03-17 - Referred Appropriations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Human Services5308(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services5309(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services5310(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services5312(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments