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MDSB218PassRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; requiring the State to provide matching funds to counties for a supplement for each child in a household that receives federally funded benefits under the food supplement program; pro...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 636
MDHB338PassRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; requiring the State to provide matching funds to counties for a supplement for each child in a household that receives federally funded benefits under the food supplement program; pro...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 635
MDHB1411PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual State budget for each fiscal year an appropriation of $200,000 for the CASH Campaign of Maryland to provide outreach, education, and free tax preparation services to promote the financial capability of ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 745
MDSB752VetoRenaming 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; providing that a cer...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB105PassAltering the definition of "nonprofit training entity" for the purposes of the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program to include an entity that uses trained therapy horses for interaction with veterans; altering the definition of "eligible veteran"...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MDHB506PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to report certain information regarding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to certain committees of the General Assembly by December 1, 2019, and each year thereafte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
MDHB838PassRenaming 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 certai...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB1066PassRequiring the Department of Human Services to allow an applicant for or recipient of assistance under the Family Investment Program to meet a work activity requirement by participating in vocational education for a minimum of 20 hours per week that l...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 476
MDSB970PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to report certain information regarding the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children to certain committees of the General Assembly by December 1, 2019, and each year thereafte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 477
MDSB425PassEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program in the Office of Home Energy Programs of the Family Investment Administration within the Department of Human Services in recognition of the challenges with energy bills faced by individuals with critica...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 283
MDHB1198PassRequiring a clerk of the court to prominently post the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline information sign in public information areas of each courthouse.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDHB1189PassEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program in the Office of Home Energy Programs of the Family Investment Administration within the Department of Human Services in recognition of the challenges with energy bills faced by individuals with critica...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 282
MDSB969EngrossRequiring the Department of Human Services to allow an applicant for or recipient of assistance under the Family Investment Program to meet a work activity requirement by participating in a minimum of 20 hours per week of vocational educational train...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed
MDHB226IntroRequiring the State to provide a certain supplement to a household that includes a disabled individual who receives a federally funded benefit of less than $30 per month under the food stamp program; and defining "disabled individual" as an individua...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB793IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study 2-1-1 Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expens...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB957IntroProhibiting the State from applying for or implementing a federal waiver of the time limit on the receipt of benefits under the food stamp program by an able-bodied adult without dependents who does not meet certain work requirements.
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2019-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB256EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines on a trauma-informed approach; defining "trauma-informed approach" as a method for underst...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB415IntroEstablishing the Medical Assistance Employment Initiative Pilot Program in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to identify workforce development opportunities and to develop a certain plan to provide certain opportunities to pilot prog...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB677IntroEstablishing the Food Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services to ensure the continuity of food assistance benefits in the State; requiring the Program to provide certain food assistance benefits for certain individuals who lost eligibi...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB2IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Improve Baltimore City Homeless Transitions From Low-Barrier Shelters to Permanent Housing; providing for the composition of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study certain matters related to low-barrier shelt...
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2019-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1181IntroRequiring the Secretary of Human Services to establish the Couples Advancing Together Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Program to be established in at least one county in the State in order to assist the participating couple...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB550IntroRequiring the State to provide a certain supplement to a household that includes a disabled individual who receives a federally funded benefit of less than $30 per month under the food stamp program; and defining "disabled individual" as an individua...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1270IntroEstablishing the Maryland Elder Abuse Victims Resources Committee; declaring the policy of the General Assembly; providing for the composition, chair, officers, and staffing for the Committee; providing for the terms, vacancies, and removal of member...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1245IntroRequiring the Department of Human Services, in consultation with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation and certain organizations, to review certain child support laws and policies, study certain child support best practices, and recommen...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB456IntroRequiring the Governor to provide sufficient funds in the budget to ensure that the value of temporary cash assistance, combined with federal food stamps, is equal to at least certain percentages of the State minimum living level for certain fiscal y...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB339IntroRequiring the Governor to provide sufficient funds in the budget to ensure that the value of temporary cash assistance, combined with federal food stamps, is equal to at least certain percentages of the State minimum living level for certain fiscal y...
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2019-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB223IntroEstablishing the Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative in the State Department of Education to expand the use of the trauma-informed approach used in schools and intensively train schools on becoming trauma-informed schools; requiring the Department, in...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB167IntroRequiring a local department of social services that files a petition alleging that a safe haven newborn is a child in need of assistance to publish in a newspaper or other publication or website a notice containing certain information regarding the ...
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2019-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
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