MD HB787 | 2018 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 46-0)
Status: Passed on May 26 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-26 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 827
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Requiring each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to have a policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses certain matters including access to child placement resources; requiring the managing official of each facility to provide the written policy to an inmate at the time of a positive pregnancy test; requiring the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards to routinely review each facility's policy; etc.

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Correctional Facilities - Pregnant Inmates - Medical Care


Roll Calls

2018-03-30 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (34-11) (Y: 35 N: 12 NV: 2 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2018-03-01 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (107-29) (Y: 108 N: 30 NV: 4 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2018-05-26HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 827
2018-04-05HouseReturned Passed
2018-04-04SenateThird Reading Passed (34-11)
2018-04-03SenateSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-03SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-02SenateFavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-02SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-01HouseThird Reading Passed (107-29)
2018-02-27HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-02-27HouseFavorable with Amendments {882416/1 Report Adopted
2018-02-26HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2018-02-15HouseHearing 2/15 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-01HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments