MD HB838 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Renaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; establishing a Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) within the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to expand food access to certain individuals; authorizing a certain household eligible to participate in the RMP if the household is eligible for certain State and federal benefits and lacks a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence and includes certain persons; requiring a restaurant to meet certain requirements to participate; etc.

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Food Supplement Program - Restaurant Meals Program


Roll Calls

2019-03-27 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2019-03-08 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (99-37) (Y: 100 N: 38 NV: 1 Abs: 10) [PASS]


2019-05-13HouseApproved by the Governor - Chapter 475
2019-04-03HouseReturned Passed
2019-04-02SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-04-01SenateSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-01SenateFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-01SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2019-03-11SenateFirst Reading Finance
2019-03-08HouseThird Reading Passed (99-37)
2019-03-07HouseSpecial Order until 03/08 (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
2019-03-05HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-05HouseFavorable with Amendments {604461/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-04HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
2019-02-11HouseHearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-02-08HouseFirst Reading Appropriations


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Bill Comments