MD HB1357 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 14-0)
Status: Introduced on February 7 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-02 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a direct care assistant employed by the Maryland Department of Health engaged in the performance of the direct care assistant's official duties or a case worker or social worker employed by the Department of Human Services engaged in the performance of the case worker's or social worker's official duties; and applying certain penalties of imprisonment of up to 10 years or a fine of up to $5,000 or both.

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Criminal Law - Felony Second-Degree Assault



2020-03-02HouseUnfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
2020-02-20HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-07HouseHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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Criminal Law3203(n/a)See Bill Text

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