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MDHB67PassProhibiting, to the extent possible, the Commissioner of Correction from prohibiting an inmate placed in restrictive housing from having access to a reentry specialist or case manager within 180 days before the direct release of the inmate from a cor...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 543
MDSB166PassRequiring a provider to meet certain requirements, maintain up-to-date certification as required by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, and hold adequate liability insurance in order to provide doula services in the Program; and requiring the Pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726
MDHB766PassAuthorizing certain core service agencies, local behavioral health authorities, and local addictions authorities to approve certain funding for certain youths' educational costs incurred during admission to residential treatment centers for certain m...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 500
MDHB1082PassDesignating the University of Maryland Herschel S. Horowitz Center for Health Literacy as the State's Consumer Health Information Hub; requiring State and local agencies to use plain language in public communications about health, safety, and social ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
MDHB513PassEstablishing the Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Support Services Program to promote positive mental and behavioral health practices for young children by providing certain referrals and services for children, families, teachers, and caregiv...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 494
MDSB820VetoRequiring the State Department of Human Services to implement policies requiring a local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency that fails to conduct a child abuse or neglect investigation or complete a certain report...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB17PassRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop and update as appropriate a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or dom...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
MDSB175PassRequiring a fiduciary institution to disclose certain financial records from a specified period of time that are requested in writing by an adult protective services program that is investigating suspected financial abuse or financial exploitation; a...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 227
MDSB357PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
MDHB355PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Membership and Operation of the Prince George's County Board of Education to study and make recommendations regarding implementation of an electoral process for an all-elected Board, appropriate compensation, and an ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB1248PassRequiring the State Department of Human Services to implement policies requiring a local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency that fails to conduct a child abuse or neglect investigation or complete a certain report...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 200
MDHB833Engross

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Altering procedures that a law enforcement officer and a court are required to follow when the law enforcement officer or court has reason to believe that a child who has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking or human trafficking; providing th...
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2022-04-11
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hershey) Adopted
MDSB228PassAltering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program by allowing participants to transition to the workforce as well as to higher education institutions; requiring that Program funds be used to expand the Chesapeake Conservation Corps and the Mary...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 37
MDSB768Engross

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Altering procedures that a law enforcement officer is required to follow when the law enforcement officer has reason to believe that a child who has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking or a victim of human trafficking; providing that in a cr...
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2022-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB561Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence; requiring ...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB977Engross

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Prohibiting, to the extent possible, the Commissioner of Correction from prohibiting an inmate placed in restrictive housing from having access to a reentry specialist or case manager within 180 days before the direct release of the inmate from a cor...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB589Engross

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Establishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB406Engross

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Altering the circumstances under which a court may commit a child for inpatient care and treatment in a psychiatric facility; establishing requirements and procedures for the placement certain children in medical facilities; requiring the Maryland De...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB214Engross

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Expanding the circumstances under which a report or record concerning child abuse or neglect may be disclosed to certain school personnel or to a director of a licensed child care facility or licensed child placement agency.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB92Engross

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Altering statutory forms for a limited and general power of attorney to include certain provisions relating to the authority of an agent to perform certain acts to assist the principal in meeting eligibility requirements and qualifying for certain go...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB764Engross

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Requiring the Department of Human Services and local departments of social services, immediately after a discovery that a child in an out-of-home placement is missing, to report to local law enforcement agencies any information the Department or a lo...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1155Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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 a proceeding concerning the child; extendin...
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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1213Intro

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Establishing the Commission on Fatherhood in the Department of Human Services to study and review the status of fatherhood in the State and to inform the Executive and Legislative Branches of State government on current issues that impact fathers; an...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1329Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements and prohibitions related to the treatment of and response efforts to individuals who are suicidal or who have attempted suicide, including provisions related to the provision of and access to counseling, the discharge and tr...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1407Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB910Intro

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Requiring the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Department of Juvenile Services to provide certain nondiscrimination training to certain employees and contractors; establishing that certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination apply...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB656Intro

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Authorizing certain core service agencies, local behavioral health authorities, and local addictions authorities to approve certain funding for certain youths' educational costs incurred during admission to residential treatment centers under certain...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB765Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Maryland Medical Assistance Program Doula Program to provide doula services to program recipients who are pregnant or postpartum; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Doula Program; requiring a provider to me...
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2022-02-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB573Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the School Wellness and Recess Grant Program to ensure that public schools, nonpublic schools, and Judy Centers have strong, comprehensive, and written wellness policies that address the whole school, whole community, whole child (WSCC) ...
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2022-02-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB443Intro

Sine Die
Altering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program; establishing that the Program is exempt from certain provisions of law relating to procurement but is subject to a certain review by the Office of Legislative Audits; altering the membership of...
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2022-01-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB277Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction within the Department of Public Safety and Corrections to exchange correctional services data with the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; requiring the Division to establish the duration of data retention; ...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB336Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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