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MDSB217PassAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 120
MDHB407PassAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
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
MDSB821PassRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to conduct a study on gender-based equity in prerelease programming and facilities in Maryland that examines certain matters; and requiring the Commission to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 60
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
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
MDHB11EngrossEstablishing that, pending a determination by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child whether to transfer its jurisdiction to the juvenile court, provisions of law relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records apply...
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2019-04-08
Delegates Moon, W. Fisher, and Bartlett
MDHB274EnrollClarifying that changes in provisions of law relating to the application of diminution credits made by the Justice Reinvestment Act shall be construed prospectively to apply to inmates who are sentenced or committed to custody on a finding of violati...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
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
MDSB769IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony or information from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Criminal Justice Information System's Central Repository; re...
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2019-04-05
Referred to interim study by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB710EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to conduct a study on gender-based equity in prerelease programming and facilities in Maryland that examines certain matters; and requiring the Commissioner to report the results of the study by January 1, 202...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB327EnrollClarifying that changes in provisions of law relating to the application of diminution credits made by the Justice Reinvestment Act shall be construed prospectively to apply to inmates who are sentenced or committed to custody on a finding of violati...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB78EnrollRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in an annual report certain statistics on job classifications for inmate labor, certain daily wage scales, and the total number of inmates currently employed at certain facilities; and requiring the...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB527EnrollRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in an annual report certain statistics on job classifications for inmate labor, certain daily wage scales, and the total number of inmates currently employed at certain facilities; and requiring the...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
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)
MDHB726EngrossAuthorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; specifying that the fact that a parent meets or ceases to meet certain criteria shall constitute a material change of circumstance for the purpose of mod...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB883EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commiss...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB621EngrossAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing the diminution credit that may be awarded to certain inmates; ...
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2019-03-15
To House Judiciary 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
MDHB1265IntroRequiring the compensation rate for inmate labor in Maryland Correctional Enterprises to be not less than the State minimum wage.
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB962IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, on or before January 1, 2020, to establish an Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry Program to provide and coordinate the delivery of community services to recently released ex-offend...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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
MDHB719IntroEstablishing that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2019 are not eligible for parole consideration until having served 25 years without application of diminution of confinement credits; requir...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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
MDSB874IntroEstablishing that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2019, are not eligible for parole consideration until having served 25 years without application of diminution of confinement credits; requi...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB947IntroAuthorizing the Division of Correction within the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish a certain transitional work release program for qualified inmates and to adopt certain regulations; establishing the qualifications f...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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)
MDHB1361IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony or information from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository; requ...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
MDHB928IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to transport a certain inmate from a certain correctional facility to the jurisdiction where the inmate was domiciled immediately prior to the inmate's confinement when the inmate is released from a State correcti...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB764IntroProhibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate who is serving a sentence for murder in the first degree or murder in the second degree in a State or local correctional facility; and providing for the pros...
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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
MDHB875IntroProhibiting the Division of Pretrial Detention and Services and the Division of Parole and Probation from considering the submission of a urine sample that is positive for marijuana as a violation of pretrial release, parole, or probation under certa...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB604IntroEstablishing compassionate release as a form of release from incarceration for inmates over the age of 60 years who have served at least 30 years imprisonment or have a chronic disease or condition; establishing a means of initiating consideration by...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB762IntroAuthorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; specifying that the fact that a parent meets or ceases to meet certain criteria shall constitute a material change of circumstance for the purpose of a m...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB443IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years under certain circumstances.
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB294IntroAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing a diminution credit of not less than 60 days and not more than...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
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
MDSB121IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years under certain circumstances.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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