MD HB787 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 9-2)
Status: Passed on April 18 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-04-18 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 54
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Establishing that persons who are required to provide notice of suspected child abuse or neglect of a child or make a written report of suspected child abuse or neglect may not knowingly fail to provide the required notice or make the written report if the person has actual knowledge of the abuse or neglect; establishing that a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor; providing certain penalties; and applying the Act only to a failure to report child abuse or neglect that occurs during the time the child is a minor.

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Crimes - Child Abuse and Neglect - Failure to Report


Roll Calls

2019-03-31 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (43-0) (Y: 43 N: 0 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (44-0) (Y: 44 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-13 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (138-0) (Y: 139 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2019-04-18HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 54
2019-04-08HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-08SenateThird Reading Passed (43-0)
2019-04-08SenateSenate Recede
2019-04-05SenateSpecial Order until 4/8 (Senator Hough) Adopted
2019-04-04HouseDelegates Moon, W. Fisher, and Grammer
2019-04-04HouseConference Committee Appointed
2019-04-04HouseHouse Requests Senate Recede
2019-04-04HouseHouse Refuses to Concur - Senate Amendments
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
2019-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments {858274/1 Report Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings
2019-03-18HouseThird Reading Passed (138-0)
2019-03-15HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments {782517/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
2019-02-08HouseHearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Judiciary


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