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MDHB89PassAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; providing that an inmate serving a sentence for a c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDHB222PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a correctional facility with a voter registration application and documentation informing the individual that their voting rights have...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 734
MDSB800PassEstablishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 12 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDSB202VetoAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB86PassIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the number of required days for a certain mandatory education program for correctional institutions in the Division of Correction.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 98
MDSB14PassAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation in a certain manner to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and subsequently confined for a felony on ...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB742PassAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation in a certain manner to an individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and subsequently confined for a felony on receipt...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 77
MDSB397Engross

Sine Die
Awarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establi...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDSB224Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a correctional facility with a voter registration application and documentation informing the individual that the individual's voting ...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB260Engross

Sine Die
Altering certain circumstances under which an individual who has been convicted of a crime is not qualified for jury service; and repealing a provision specifying that an individual is not qualified for jury service if the individual has a certain ch...
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2021-04-08
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
MDHB1071Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Facilities, with the advice of the Secretary of Health, to update certain minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to reflect certain practices and guidelines, by January 1, 2022, ...
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2021-04-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB852Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, and tra...
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2021-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB100Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain annual report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in an annual financial and operation...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB194Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the compensation rate for inmate labor in Maryland Correctional Enterprises to be not less than the State minimum wage; repealing a requirement that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services reimburse a certain county or the...
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB322Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt certain health and wellness standards for certain health care facilities; providing that certain standards may exceed the standards set by federal law; establishing the Correctional Facilities Health and Wel...
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB625Engross

Sine Die
Altering certain circumstances under which an individual who has been convicted of a crime is not qualified for jury service; and repealing a provision made obsolete by the Act.
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB827Intro

Sine Die
Repealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB222Engross

Sine Die
Repealing certain provisions requiring certain courts exercising criminal jurisdiction in certain cases involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination; requiring a certain child to be hel...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB456Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB3Engross

Sine Die
Altering, from 15 years to 20 years or the equivalent of 20 years considering certain allowances, the time period that inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for p...
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2021-03-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB502Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB619Intro

Sine Die
Repealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB866Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a county to enter into a binding memorandum of understanding with the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to determine the total cost to house certain inmates; and altering the amount the State is required to reimburse a...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB868Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Division of Correction and a local correctional facility to establish, through a memorandum of understanding, a rate of reimbursement for an inmate sentenced to the Division and confined in a local correctional facility under certain ...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1337Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 9 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the P...
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB635Intro

Sine Die
Repealing an exemption for certain procurements from Maryland Correctional Enterprises from the calculation of total procurement spending for the purpose of calculating a unit's Minority Business Enterprise Program participation rate.
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1302Intro

Sine Die
Repealing an exemption for certain procurements from Maryland Correctional Enterprises from the calculation of total procurement spending for the purpose of calculating a unit's Minority Business Enterprise Program participation rate.
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1334Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to set certain goals for the number of inmates in rehabilitation programs, establish a tracking system for the number of inmates in rehabilitation programs, and establish a tracking ...
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2021-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB403Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with public institutions of higher education and Maryland Correctional Enterprises, to establish a process to increase access to academic and employment opportunities at public insti...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB917Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the placement of an inmate of a State correctional facility in restrictive housing, with certain exceptions; requiring a certain facility to document the usage of restrictive housing in a certain manner; and requiring records concerning t...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1233Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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
MDHB1331Intro

Sine Die
Altering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB898Intro

Sine Die
Altering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB708Intro

Sine Die
Substituting 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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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB723Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with public institutions of higher education and Maryland Correctional Enterprises, to establish a process to increase access to academic and employment opportunities at public insti...
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2021-02-06
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB230Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years without application of diminution of confinement credits.
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB851Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the placement of an inmate with a serious mental illness in restrictive housing, with certain exceptions; prohibiting the placement of a certain inmate in restrictive housing for more than 15 days; requiring the managing official of a cor...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB498Intro

Sine Die
Altering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2021-01-29
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB124Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the court to investigate the ability to pay court fines by defendants who fail or are unable to pay a fine; repealing authorization and procedures for a court to order an individual committed to a correctional facility for nonpayment or in...
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2021-01-26
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB32Intro

Sine Die
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 civil offense for use or possession of a certain amount of cannabis for a person of at l...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB426Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Parole Commission to develop a dynamic risk assessment instrument to assist in predicting the risk that an inmate may violate the law if released on parole; requiring the Commission to complete an assessment of a certain inmate...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB131Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain step-down program to prepare an inmate for transition to the general population or the community; establishing the requirements of a certain step-down program; prohib...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB102Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the compensation rate for inmate labor in Maryland Correctional Enterprises to be not less than the State minimum wage; repealing a requirement that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services reimburse a certain county or the...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB235Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that a certain pregnant incarcerated individual be screened for substance use disorder at intake using a validated screening tool; requiring that a certain pregnant incarcerated individual be referred immediately to a behavioral health care...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB159Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting persistent aerial surveillance by a unit, an agency, or a political subdivision to gather evidence or other information in a criminal investigation; defining "persistent aerial surveillance" as the use of certain aircraft to record video ...
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2020-12-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB53Intro

Sine Die
Altering the circumstances under which an individual is not qualified to be a registered voter for the purpose of allowing individuals convicted of a felony and serving a court-ordered sentence of imprisonment for the conviction to register to vote; ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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