MD SB629 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 22-0)
Status: Passed on May 26 2018 - 100% progression
Action: 2018-05-26 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 828
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 review each correctional facility's policy; etc.

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Correctional Facilities - Pregnant Inmates - Medical Care


Roll Calls

2018-04-01 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (122-15) (Y: 123 N: 16 NV: 4 Abs: 6) [PASS]
2018-03-19 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (37-7) (Y: 38 N: 8 NV: 2 Abs: 4) [PASS]


2018-05-26SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 828
2018-04-09SenateReturned Passed
2018-04-09HouseThird Reading Passed (122-15)
2018-04-07HouseSecond Reading Passed
2018-04-07HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2018-04-07HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2018-04-06HouseHearing 4/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-04-04HouseRereferred to Judiciary
2018-03-21HouseFirst Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations
2018-03-21SenateThird Reading Passed (37-7)
2018-03-20SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2018-03-20SenateFavorable with Amendments {478977/1 Report Adopted
2018-03-19SenateLaid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
2018-03-19SenateFavorable with Amendments {478977/1
2018-03-19SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2018-03-07SenateHearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-02-01SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings


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Bill Comments