MD HB1382 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Engrossed on March 15 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-03-16 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Pending: Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Prohibiting a court from committing a child for inpatient care and treatment in a psychiatric facility under certain circumstances; prohibiting a local department from placing a child in, delivering a child to, or failing to remove a child from a hospital, an emergency or inpatient facility under certain circumstances; authorizing a hospital, an emergency facility, or an inpatient facility to petition a court to compel a local department to remove a child from the hospital, emergency or inpatient facility; etc.

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Children in Out-of-Home Placement - Placement in Medical Facilities


Roll Calls

2020-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 134 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-03-16SenateReferred Judicial Proceedings
2020-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (134-0)
2020-03-14HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments {744268/1 Adopted
2020-03-14HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2020-02-11HouseHearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-10HouseHearing canceled
2020-02-10HouseReassigned to Appropriations
2020-02-10HouseHearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-07HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Courts and Judicial Proceedings3819(n/a)See Bill Text
Family Law5533.1(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10620(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General10624(n/a)See Bill Text
State Finance and Procurement6226(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments