MD HB271 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 13 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-03-02 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Authorizing the establishment of certain law enforcement diversion programs subject to certain restrictions; authorizing certain individuals to participate in certain programs; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including certain approaches; requiring certain planning for the implementation of certain programs; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to submit a report on the number of law enforcement encounters resulting in a behavioral health services referral; etc.

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Public Safety - Law Enforcement Diversion Programs



2021-03-02HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2021-01-19HouseHearing 2/12 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-13HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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