MD HB847 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 50-17)
Status: Passed on May 8 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 341
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]


Establishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and evaluate certain services for individuals with autism and their families, develop a certain strategic plan by July 1, 2021, identify certain performance measures, and monitor and evaluate the implementation of the strategic plan and the State's success in addressing certain needs; etc.

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State Coordinator for Autism Strategy and Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs


Del. Michele Guyton [D]Del. Michael Griffith [R]Del. Gabriel Acevero [D]Del. Curtis Anderson [D]
Del. Carl Anderton [R]Del. Lauren Arikan [R]Del. Dalya Attar [D]Del. Heather Bagnall [D]
Del. Joseph Boteler [R]Del. Regina Boyce [D]Del. Tony Bridges [D]Del. Jason Buckel [R]
Del. Alice Cain [D]Del. Lorig Charkoudian [D]Del. Frank Conaway [D]Del. Dan Cox [R]
Del. Jessica Feldmark [D]Del. Diana Fennell [D]Del. Wanika Fisher [D]Del. Catherine Forbes [D]
Del. James Gilchrist [D]Sen. Shelly Hettleman [D]Del. Julian Ivey [D]Del. Carl Jackson [D]
Del. Ken Kerr [D]Del. Marc Korman [D]Del. Carol Krimm [D]Del. Mary Lehman [D]
Del. Jazz Lewis [D]Del. Robbyn Lewis [D]Del. Brooke Lierman [D]Del. Sara Love [D]
Del. Eric Luedtke [D]Del. Maggie McIntosh [D]Del. Ric Metzgar [R]Del. Nick Mosby [D]
Del. Julie Palakovich Carr [D]Del. Jesse Pippy [R]Del. April Rose [R]Del. Stephanie Smith [D]
Del. Jared Solomon [D]Del. Jen Terrasa [D]Del. Alonzo Washington [D]Del. Courtney Watson [D]
Del. Jheanelle Wilkins [D]Del. Nicole Williams [D]Del. Karen Young [D]Del. Pat Young [D]
Del. Nino Mangione [R]Del. Shane Pendergrass [D]Del. Joseline Pena-Melnyk [D]Del. Lisa Belcastro [D]
Del. Harry Bhandari [D]Del. Alfred Carr [D]Del. Nick Charles [D]Del. Brian Chisholm [R]
Del. Bonnie Cullison [D]Del. Terri Hill [D]Del. Steve Johnson [D]Del. Ariana Kelly [D]
Del. Nicholaus Kipke [R]Del. Susan Krebs [R]Del. Matt Morgan [R]Del. Teresa Reilly [R]
Del. Samuel Rosenberg [D]Del. Sid Saab [R]Del. Kathy Szeliga [R]

Roll Calls

2020-03-18 - Senate - Third Reading Passed (Y: 45 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]
2020-03-12 - House - Third Reading Passed (Y: 133 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 7) [PASS]


2020-05-08HouseEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 341
2020-03-18HouseReturned Passed
2020-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2020-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Adopted
2020-03-18SenateFavorable Report by Finance
2020-03-15SenateHearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-13SenateReferred Finance
2020-03-12HouseThird Reading Passed (133-0)
2020-03-12HouseSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2020-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments {666582/1 Adopted
2020-03-12HouseFavorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
2020-02-10HouseHearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-02-03HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Human Services7101(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services7111(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services7112(n/a)See Bill Text
Human Services7120(n/a)See Bill Text

Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments