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MDSB49PassRenaming the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to be the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; providing that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is the successor of the food supplement program; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 508
MDSB137PassTransferring the functions, powers, and duties of the Child Support Unit of the Office of the State's Attorney for Harford County to the Child Support Administration of the Department of Human Services; providing for the determination of salary grad...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 197
MDHB277PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop and distribute guidelines on a trauma-informed approach to assist schools with understanding and resp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
MDHB407PassTransferring the functions, powers, and duties of the Child Support Unit of the Office of the State's Attorney for Harford County to the Child Support Administration of the Department of Human Services; requiring the creation of certain Position Iden...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 196
MDHB667PassConforming the maximum amount of a certain annual fee for the collection of child support by the Child Support Administration to the amount authorized under a certain federal law.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 291
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the grants life cycle, including the creation of certain materials f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDHB1313PassProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
MDHB1363PassEstablishing the Two Generation Family Economic Security Commission in the Department of Human Services; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study, evaluate, and coordinate services and pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 460
MDHB1539PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 484
MDSB960PassProhibiting certain individuals who are members of the Employees' Pension System of the State Retirement and Pension System from becoming a member of the Optional Retirement Program of the State Retirement and Pension System on or after a certain dat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 588
MDHB938EngrossRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDSB1024IntroRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB787EngrossProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB490EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Human Services identify eligible youth services bureaus and estimate the amount of State funds to allocate to each youth services bureau; requiring the Governor to include at least $1,800,000 in the annu...
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2020-03-16
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB685EngrossProhibiting, with a certain exception, a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity supplier to a competitive supplier if th...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB918EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families and older adults; requiring the Commissi...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1382EngrossProhibiting a court from committing a child for inpatient care and treatment in a psychiatric facility under certain circumstances; prohibiting a local department from placing a child in, delivering a child to, or failing to remove a child from a hos...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB460EngrossRequiring the Department of Human Services to post on its website a free online course on the identification, prevention, and reporting of child abuse.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB973EngrossRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness on or...
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2020-03-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB986EngrossAltering the contents of a certain report required by the Department of Human Services regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; requiring the State Department of Education, on or before December 1 each year, to report to...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1183EngrossCodifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB686IntroRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing detailed billing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial repo...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1517IntroEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program Expansion Pilot Program in the Department of Human Services to provide assistance to certain critical medically vulnerable individuals and their households with the application process for certain socia...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1518IntroRequiring the Social Services Administration, in consultation with the local departments of social services, to establish a pilot program in Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties to communicate with a certain opioid-addicted parent through a mob...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB260EngrossRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial reports to include in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1039EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law specifying that certain provisions of law apply only to adoptions in which a juvenile court enters an order for adoption on or after January 1, 2000; altering, from 21 to 18, the age at which an adoptee, or biologi...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB711EngrossIncluding placement data from State-sponsored out-of-home care organizations in the data collected, organized, managed, disaggregated, and analyzed by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; altering the purpose of the Center to include generat...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1357IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a direct care assistant employed by the Maryland Department of Health engaged in the performance of the direct care...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB887IntroRequiring the Executive Director of the Social Services Administration to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has had the individual's parental rights terminated under a certain provision of law an...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB1041IntroRequiring the Executive Director of the Social Services Administration to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has had the individual's parental rights terminated under a certain provision of law an...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules; Withdrawn
MDSB983IntroEstablishing the Maryland Data Analysis and Accountability Program in the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; stating the purpose of the Program; requiring the Center to perform certain functions and duties; establishing a certain governing boa...
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2020-02-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB912IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB31IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to develop and make available for certain vehicles a special registration plate supporting hunger relief initiatives; authorizing certain persons to apply to the Administration for the special registration p...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1528IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a Health in All Policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policymakers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcomes...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1224IntroProhibiting a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity or natural gas supplier to a competitive supplier if the customer h...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1031IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Maryland Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessn...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1527IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1532IntroEstablishing that the criteria for determining eligibility for the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services are the criteria in effect on a certain date, notwithstanding certain changes in federal law; and requiring the State to pr...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB662IntroAltering the contents of a certain report required by the Department of Human Services regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; requiring the State Department of Education, on or before December 1 each year, to report to...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB680IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; authorizing a minor to file a petition for emancipation in the minor's own name subject to certain requirements; prohibiting a parent from filing a ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB743IntroRepealing certain provisions of law specifying that certain provisions of law apply only to adoptions in which a juvenile court enters an order for adoption on or after January 1, 2000; altering, from 21 to 18, the age at which an adoptee, or biologi...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB833IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB367IntroEstablishing 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 to ...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB716IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a health in all policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policy makers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcome...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB629IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to make a $100 deposit into an omnibus account for each child born or adopted in the State on or after January 1, 2022; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to administer and manage the omnibus account and to adopt certain p...
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2020-01-31
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB709IntroRepealing a requirement that the Department of Human Services identify eligible youth services bureaus and estimate the amount of State funds to allocate to each youth services bureau; requiring State matching funds for a youth services bureau to be ...
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2020-01-31
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB647IntroTransferring, from the Labor and Employment Article to the Family Law Article, certain provisions of law relating to the reporting of certain employment information concerning certain individuals for certain purposes relating to child support collect...
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2020-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB458IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old may marry; requiring a clerk of the court to review a certain order before iss...
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2020-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
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