MD HB319 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Passed on May 15 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-15 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Altering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent convictions under the Act; authorizing the imposition of community service on conviction of certain charges related to truancy; and altering the application of a certain affirmative defense relating to a certain truancy charge.

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Juvenile Law – Truancy


Roll Calls

2018-04-01 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (42-0) (Y: 43 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2018-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (138-0) (Y: 139 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-05-15HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 706
2018-04-07HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-06SenateThird Reading Passed (42-0)
2018-04-06SenateSenate Recede
2018-04-06SenateCommittee Amendment {738072/1 Withdrawn
2018-04-06SenateMotion Recede (Senator Zirkin) Adopted
2018-04-05HouseDelegates J. Lewis, Atterbeary, and Corderman
2018-04-05HouseConference Committee Appointed
2018-04-05HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2018-04-05HouseHouse Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
2018-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
2018-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-04-03SenateFavorable with Amendments {738072/1 Report Adopted
2018-04-02SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-02SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-01HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2018-02-27HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-27HouseFavorable with Amendments {842310/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-26HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2018-02-01HouseHearing 2/01 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-22HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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