MD HB504 | 2023 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 16-3)
Status: Passed on April 11 2023 - 100% progression
Action: 2023-04-11 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 15
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing the Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council as an independent unit of State government with the authority to conduct and support advocacy, systems change, and capacity-building efforts to promote inclusive communities and equity in services for individuals with disabilities in the State, research best practices and provide related training and technical assistance to communities in the State, and inform State and local leaders about disability issues.

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Maryland Developmental Disabilities Council - Establishment


Roll Calls

2023-04-05 - Senate - Third Reading Passed 46-0 (Y: 46 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2023-03-15 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 137 N: 0 NV: 2 Abs: 1) [PASS]


2023-04-11HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 15
2023-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2023-04-05SenateThird Reading Passed 46-0
2023-03-31SenateFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-03-31SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2023-03-16SenateReferred Finance
2023-03-15HouseThird Reading Passed (137-0)
2023-03-14HouseFavorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
2023-03-13HouseFavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
2023-02-13HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2023-01-30HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB168 (Crossfiled) 2023-04-11 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 16


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General7-12A01(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General7-12A2(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General7-12A3(n/a)See Bill Text
Health - General7-12A4(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments