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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
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)
MDSB127PassRepealing a provision of law requiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a child awaiting foster care placement not subject to certain educational stability provisions of the federal McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act to attend school i...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 467
MDSB144PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 421
MDHB214PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
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
MDHB827PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who suspects that a child that has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a regional navigator; requiring a local department of social services that receives a report of suspected child abuse or neg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
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
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
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
MDSB1PassSubstituting the term "attorney for the Administration" for the term "State's Attorney" in certain provisions of law relating to paternity proceedings; defining the term "attorney for the Administration" as an attorney who represents the Child Suppor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB843PassAuthorizing the Department of Human Services to disclose a report or record concerning child abuse or neglect with local or State officials responsible for the administration of juvenile services under certain circumstances.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 79
MDHB1147EngrossExtending 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; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 years from marrying; ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
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
MDSB974IntroProhibiting certain departments or local licensing authorities that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based on the applicant's criminal history if a period of 5 years has passed since...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDHB1235IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
MDHB1165EngrossProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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
MDSB894IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by the...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB989IntroAltering the circumstances under which the Maryland Insurance Commissioner is authorized to designate a system as the multi-carrier common online provider directory information system; and altering the manner in which and circumstances under which a ...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB58IntroRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB718IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB702IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB912IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by a c...
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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
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
MDSB620IntroRequiring the court, in any case in which the court determines child support, to advise the parties of the resources available to assist them in establishing custody and visitation under certain circumstances; and requiring the Child Support Enforcem...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB688IntroRequiring a law enforcement officer who has reason to believe that a certain child is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a certain regional navigator; declaring the intent of the General Assembly that a minor who is reasonably believed to have eng...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDSB229IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget for fiscal years 2021, 2022, and 2023, $3,000,000 each for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation and the Department of Human Services to be distributed to the Maryland Summer Youth Co...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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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