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MDSB267PassRepealing a requirement that a local department of social services or law enforcement agency provide a local State's Attorney with a report of the preliminary findings of an investigation of suspected child abuse or neglect within 10 days after recei...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 129
MDSB857PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDSB299EnrollEstablishing 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 Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB548EnrollEstablishing 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 Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB854EnrollIncluding child welfare data in the data collected, organized, managed, disaggregated, and analyzed by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; requiring the Center to conduct research on the educational and economic impact of child welfare prog...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB61EnrollRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a changing facility suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB321EnrollRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that changing facilities suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB646EnrollRequiring a local department of social services with a military installation in its jurisdiction to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Military Family Advocacy Program for that installation; and establishing certain requirements for a ...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB564EnrollMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; altering the duties and membership of the Procurement Improvement Council; requiring, by December 31, 2022, the Procurement I...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB871EnrollMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; requiring, by December 31, 2022, the Procurement Improvement Council to make recommendations to certain committees of the Gen...
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2021-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDSB369EnrollRequiring a local department of social services with a military installation in its jurisdiction to enter into a memorandum of understanding with the Military Family Advocacy Program for that installation; and establishing certain requirements for a ...
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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDHB1243EnrollRequiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program se...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDSB331IntroRepealing 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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2021-03-29
Favorable Rejected (16-31)
MDSB520EnrollRequiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program se...
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB675IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-03-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB392EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2022, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by certain family child care homes or child care centers to assess ...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1379IntroRenaming the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to be the Consortium on Collective Impact for Student and Family Well-Being; requiring the Consortium to dedicate staff to coordinate with behavioral health services coordinators and ...
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2021-03-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB271EngrossAuthorizing the establishment of law enforcement diversion programs in partnership with local behavioral health authorities; authorizing the participation of certain individuals; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including peer...
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2021-03-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB999IntroRepealing 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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2021-02-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB961IntroRenaming the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to be the Consortium on Collective Impact for Student and Family Well-Being; requiring the Consortium to dedicate staff to coordinate with behavioral health services coordinators and ...
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2021-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB396IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2021-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1156IntroEstablishing the Commission on Men and Fatherhood; providing for the composition and chair of the Commission; authorizing the secretaries of certain departments to serve as ex officio nonvoting members; providing for the terms of members of the Commi...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB807IntroEstablishing the Commission on Men and Fatherhood; providing for the composition and chair of the Commission; authorizing the secretaries of certain departments to serve as ex officio nonvoting members; providing for the terms of members of the Commi...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB534IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1036IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1233IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to private mediation between a certain inmate and an individual identified by the inmate as essential for the successful reentry of the inmate into society; requiring the Divisi...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1281IntroAuthorizing 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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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB844IntroAuthorizing 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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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB893IntroRequiring the local department of social services and the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, kinship parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in any child abuse or neglect, termination of ...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB930IntroSpecifying that, at any meeting of a local department of social services during which the removal of a child from the child's home is discussed, certain information is required to be redacted and is prohibited from being referenced; requiring the loc...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB903IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program; providing for the composition, co-chairs, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to assess and analyze the Maryland Public Guardianship Program and make ...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB39IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Planning in coordination with the Maryland State Data Center to study, report on, and make recommendations relating to certain collateral consequences for individuals with criminal records; requiring the Departmen...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB355IntroRequiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2022, an individual complete 60 hours of initial training...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB279IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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