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MDHB995PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a process for granting presumptive eligibility for a subsidy under the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the Department to award a subsidy to an individual who submits certain proof; pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 525
MDSB920PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a certain process for granting presumptive eligibility for a subsidy under the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the Department to award a certain subsidy to an individual who submits c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
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
MDSB203PassAltering provisions relating to certain orders granting custody and guardianship of a child in need of assistance to a relative or nonrelative; and altering provisions relating to review hearings to review the permanency plan for a certain child in a...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
MDSB275PassEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requirin...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 48
MDHB561Engross

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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
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
MDHB104Engross

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Requiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1407Intro

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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
MDHB564Intro

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Prohibiting a disease or an illness of a party that has not required hospitalization from being considered by a court as a factor for denying the party child custody or visitation in a custody or visitation proceeding.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1168Intro

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Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" in certain instances and substituting the terms "legal decision-making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court, in determining certain legal decision-making ...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1195Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an equity court is authorized to grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child to include if the child's parent is deceased or the petition for visitation rights was filed after an action for divorce, annu...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1141Intro

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Requiring an equity court to consider certain factors, including the amount of personal time spent between the grandparent and the child before the filing of a petition, whether child wants to have visitation with the grandparent and whether the gran...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB692Intro

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Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB943Intro

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Providing that an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child if both the child's living parents consent, one of the child's living parents consents, both of the child's living parents are unable to consent, or exceptional ci...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB947Intro

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Establishing a rebuttable presumption in certain child custody proceedings that certain custodial arrangements are in the best interest of the child; and providing for the shared payment of certain costs if a joint legal and physical custodial arrang...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1036Intro

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Requiring a court to schedule a hearing on a certain petition regarding the proposed relocation of a child who is the subject of a custody or visitation order on an expedited basis under certain circumstances; and altering certain provisions relating...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB776Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction to allow a certain pregnant woman and a certain woman who recently gave birth to transfer to the prerelease unit for women for a certain time period; establishing the Healthy Start Bonding Program to facilitate st...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB849Intro

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Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" in certain instances and substituting the terms "legal decision-making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court, in determining certain legal decision-making ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB889Intro

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Establishing a rebuttable presumption that certain minor children in certain actions involving child custody or child access have considered judgment; requiring a child advocate attorney to be appointed to represent a certain child under certain circ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB454Intro

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Requiring the Division of Correction to allow a certain pregnant woman and a certain woman who recently gave birth to transfer to the prerelease unit for women for a certain time period; establishing the Healthy Start Bonding Program to facilitate st...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB8Intro

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Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide certain benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund a...
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2022-01-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB336Intro

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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
MDSB41Intro

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Requiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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