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MDSB77PassRequiring the Commissioner of Correction, on taking custody of an inmate and with the inmate's written consent, to begin the process of obtaining the inmate's birth certificate; requiring the Commissioner to return certain documents to the inmate on ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 514
MDSB166PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 229
MDHB512PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 230
MDSB748PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 627
MDHB1083PassReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 422
MDSB684VetoRequiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in an area, defined by the zip codes where the largest ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB801EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in Baltimore City; requiring the Department of Public S...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Washington) (31-14) Rejected
MDHB1608IntroRequiring, subject to certain exceptions, the Division of Correction to appoint and remove all officers and other employees in accordance with standards for staff recruitment and development published by the American Correctional Association.
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB745EngrossReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB922EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate serving a sentence for a crime of violence from rec...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1219EngrossAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB577EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commis...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB649EngrossRenaming the Pricing and Selection Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland and the Employment Works Program to be the Pricing and Selection Committee for Preferred Providers; requiring the Pricing and Selection Committee to determine ...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB812IntroAwarding a diminution credit of 90 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate who is serving a certain sexual offense from receiv...
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2020-03-14
Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDHB979EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in a certain report regarding Maryland Corr...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1059IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute certain unclaimed money related to abandoned property in a certain manner; requiring that adherence to the provisions of a certain victim and offender restorative justice agreement by a certain offender be a co...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB300IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years without application of diminution of confinenment credits.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB819IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1137IntroEstablishing the Central Home Detention Unit of the Division of Parole and Probation; authorizing the Director of the Division of Parole and Probation to authorize certain employees of the Central Home Detention Unit to exercise certain powers, inclu...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1217IntroProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a risk to a certain parolee, inmate, probationer, or defendant; auth...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1391IntroRequiring the Maryland Parole Commission to develop a certain dynamic risk assessment instrument for a certain purpose; requiring the Commission to complete an assessment of a certain inmate at a certain time using the dynamic risk assessment instrum...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1419IntroStating the intent of the General Assembly that, in accordance with a certain risk and needs assessment administered by the Division of Parole and Probation in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the active caseload of a parole...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1368IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to establish an inmate relocation program in which a certain inmate may request to relocate to a certain correctional facility; requiring the Commissioner to make a determination on the eligibility of the inma...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1411IntroRequiring a certain State or local correctional facility, on request of the United States Department of Homeland Security, to transfer a certain undocumented immigrant to the United States Department of Homeland Security under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1553IntroRepealing a certain requirement that the Commissioner of Correction issue a certain identification card to an inmate on release from a correctional facility; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue an identification card that meets the re...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1445IntroProhibiting a certain person from using certain information relating to certain controlled dangerous substance testing that is revealed in violation of a certain provision of the Act; and prohibiting a certain person from revealing certain informatio...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1480IntroAuthorizing the release of a certain elder inmate on parole at any time during the term of the inmate's sentence, without regard to certain factors; establishing a means of initiating a request for parole with the Maryland Parole Commission under the...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1275IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to transport a certain inmate from a certain correctional facility to a certain jurisdiction after the inmate is released from a State correctional facility; and requiring the Division of Parole and Probation to s...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1524IntroRequiring, beginning on January 1, 2021, certain invitations to bid and certain requests for proposals to require bidders and offerors to provide certain documentation; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and county de...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1414IntroStating the intent of the General Assembly that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services ensure that State correctional facilities adhere to certain standards; requiring the Department to submit a report annually to certain committee...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1566IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction and the Chief Executive Officer of Maryland Correctional Enterprises to establish and convene a vocational training and placement workgroup for certain purposes; requiring the workgroup to study certain issues...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1325IntroAltering the portion of a sentence that must be served before a certain inmate convicted of a certain violent crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, can be paroled.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1463IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to facilitate the acquisition of and maintain on file an inmate's Social Security card and birth certificate; requiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to certain mediation for an in...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1002IntroProhibiting the placement of an inmate with a certain serious mental illness in certain restrictive housing with certain exceptions; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, the placement of a certain inmate in restrictive housing for more than 15 d...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1348IntroAltering the definition of "Tier I sex offender" for purposes of provisions relating to a certain sex offender registry to include a person who has been convicted a certain number of times of a certain crime involving indecent exposure by an inmate i...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1259IntroRepealing a certain provision of law authorizing the Anne Arundel County Council to provide in a certain manner that a certain officer shall remove a certain individual from court at a certain time; requiring the Sheriff of Anne Arundel County to rem...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1265IntroProhibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate who is serving a sentence for murder in the first degree or murder in the second degree in a State or local correctional facility; and providing for the pros...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB683IntroDefining the term "prerelease unit for women" as it relates to prerelease services provided by the Division of Correction; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to determine where to place a prerelease unit for women; requiring a certain prereleas...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB682IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB698IntroEstablishing the Central Home Detention Unit of the Division of Parole and Probation; authorizing the Director of the Division of Parole and Probation to authorize parole and probation employees of the Central Home Detention Unit to exercise certain ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB971IntroAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing the diminution credit that may be awarded to certain inmates; ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB858IntroRequiring, beginning on January 1, 2021, certain invitations to bid and certain requests for proposals to require bidders and offerors to provide certain documentation; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and county de...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB836IntroRequiring any agency that accesses the Maryland Image Repository System to produce and maintain a document with certain information; requiring agencies that use the system to make available certain documents to the Department of Public Safety and Cor...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB850IntroStating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting certain governmental entities from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from entering into certain agr...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB817IntroAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB768IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB999IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain transitional process more than 180 days before the direct release from a facility to the community; establishing the requirements of a certain transitional process; p...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
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