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MDHB1406PassAuthorizing the Howard County Department of Correction to establish community service and pretrial services programs; authorizing the Director of the Howard County Department of Correction to adopt regulations relating to the operation of certain pro...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 152
MDSB809EnrollRequiring each correctional facility to have a written policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses the use of medical isolation or restrictive housing for certain purposes, during pregnancy and during a certain post-...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB659EnrollProhibiting the continued detention, beyond emergency detention, of a child under the age of 12 years unless the child is alleged to have committed a certain act that, if committed by an adult, would be a crime of violence or the child is likely to l...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB774EnrollExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to submit certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the General Assembly;...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB745EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to have a written policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses the use of medical isolation or restrictive housing for certain purposes during pregnancy and during a certain post-p...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1002EngrossProhibiting the Commissioner of Correction from prohibiting an inmate placed in restrictive housing from having access to a transitional coordinator or case manager within 180 days before the direct release of the inmate from a correctional facility ...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1001EnrollExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to compile and summarize certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the Ge...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB768EnrollEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents and certain stakeholders from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring the Board to collect data and identify prescription drug products that may cause a...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB116EnrollRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screenings and assessments to determine if a certain diagnosis is appropriate and if medication-assiste...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB775EngrossStating the intention of the General Assembly that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services implement certain reforms at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women to the extent that funds are available in the State budget; incl...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB448IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; authorizing the Board to levy a...
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB402EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a facility operated by the Maryland Department of Health is required to receive and evaluate an inmate in a correctional facility who has been certified for involuntary admission; authorizing a court, if the Dep...
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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB846EngrossRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screening and assessments to determine whether opioid treatment or medication-assisted treatment for op...
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2019-03-27
Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB1240EngrossRequiring the Governor to include a certain appropriation in the Fiscal 2021 budget for merit pay increases for certain permanent employees in the Executive Branch of State government.
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2019-03-26
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB502EngrossRequiring the Office of Recycling within the Department of the Environment to provide to local communities certain encouragement, information, and examples relating to certain programs that divert mattresses and box springs from disposal in landfills...
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2019-03-19
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
MDHB252EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to designate an employee to act as the correctional facility's voting coordinator; providing the purpose of the coordinator is to facilitate voter registration and voting by eligible detainees by informing eligibl...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1032IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to place an inmate who is a parent of a minor child in a correctional facility that is within 250 miles from the inmate's permanent address under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Public Safet...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB742IntroProhibiting a correctional unit, with certain exceptions, from contracting with a private contractor or vendor for the ownership, operation, or management of State and local correctional and detention facilities; prohibiting a correctional unit from ...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB746IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and the Maryland Department of Health jointly to establish a uniform mental disorder screening procedure for screening inmates; establishing certain requirements for a mental disorde...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1234IntroRequiring certain invitations to bid and requests for proposals by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services beginning on a certain date to require that each contractor provide documentation at the time the bid or proposal is submitte...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1182IntroEstablishing the Maryland Stepping Up to Reduce Mental Illness in Correctional Facilities Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving certain compensation, bu...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB86IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB855IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, in consultation with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, to adopt certain regulations relating to the treatment of certain inmates using medical cannabis at State an...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB936IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations establishing a program to inform certain eligible detainees in correctional facilities of upcoming elections and how the eligible detainees may exercise the right to vote; requiring that the...
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2019-02-28
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB656IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2019-02-14
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB1204IntroAuthorizing local correctional facilities to apply for involuntary admission to a certain facility of a certain inmate if the Behavioral Health Administration agrees to pay certain expenses; prohibiting the Administration from refusing to admit an in...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDSB730IntroRequiring the pay ranges for certain employee position classifications to be equal; providing that a certain provision of law may not be construed to decrease the pay rate of any employee; and requiring that the pay rate for a certain employee in the...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB789IntroAuthorizing local correctional facilities to apply for involuntary admission to a certain facility of a certain inmate if the Behavioral Health Administration agrees to pay certain expenses; prohibiting the Administration from refusing to admit an in...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB817IntroRequiring a State or local correctional facility with custody of an undocumented immigrant who is serving a sentence in the facility for conviction of a crime to transfer the individual to the United States Department of Homeland Security on request ...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB913IntroProhibiting an employee or agent of a correctional facility from detaining a certain person beyond a certain date or notifying federal immigration authorities of certain information about a certain person under certain circumstances; prohibiting a po...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1184IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to an individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be ...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB1029IntroRequiring the managing official of a correctional facility to ensure that each inmate in restrictive housing receives a certain notice and is provided a certain review process, appeal information, and copies of certain documents, files, and records u...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1112IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Health Care for Inmates in Correctional Facilities; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to meet at least monthly; requiring the Task Force to study and ma...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1238IntroProhibiting a unit of State or local government from entering into a contract for procurement with a certain business entity under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to contract with a certain b...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1016IntroRequiring the Executive Director of the Department of Legislative Services to have the Department prepare a racial impact analysis for certain bills; requiring that the analysis be prepared with certain assistance and include certain information; req...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB505IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2019-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB693IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services and the Maryland Department of Health jointly to establish a uniform mental disorder screening procedure for screening inmates; establishing certain requirements for a mental disorde...
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB715IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB419IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB624IntroAuthorizing a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child to order that the child be placed in community detention pending a certain determination; establishing a certain exception to the requirement that a certain court order ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB618IntroEstablishing that a member of the General Assembly shall be allowed access to any State correctional facility or local correctional facility without providing advance notice.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB817IntroProhibiting an employee or agent of a correctional facility from detaining a certain person beyond a certain date or notifying federal immigration authorities of certain information about a certain person under certain circumstances; prohibiting a po...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB771IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB365IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; authorizing the Board to levy a...
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2019-01-31
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB306IntroRepealing a certain provision of law to allow an application for involuntary admission to a facility of an inmate in certain institutions to be made by any person who has a legitimate interest in the welfare of the individual; altering the circumstan...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB191IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be i...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB224IntroProhibiting a correctional unit, with certain exceptions, from contracting with a private contractor or vendor for the ownership, operation, or management of State and local correctional and detention facilities; prohibiting a correctional unit from ...
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2019-01-23
Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
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