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MDSB77PassRequiring the Commissioner of Correction, on taking custody of an inmate and with the inmate's written consent, to begin the process of obtaining the inmate's birth certificate; requiring the Commissioner to return certain documents to the inmate on ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 514
MDHB234PassAltering a condition relating to an incarcerated obligor's term of imprisonment under which the obligor's child support payment is not considered past due and arrearages will not accrue if the obligor was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 180 co...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 121
MDHB637PassRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requirin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 282
MDSB534PassRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; requiring the Office to ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 281
MDHB835PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to develop a list of any federal or State incentive programs available to an employer who hires and trains formerly incarcerated individuals; and requiring the Department to make the list available on the ma...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 336
MDSB847PassAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case, to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual incom...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 384
MDHB946PassAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual income...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 383
MDSB1006PassAltering a condition relating to an incarcerated obligor's term of imprisonment under which the obligor's child support payment is not considered past due and arrearages will not accrue if the obligor was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 180 co...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 122
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDSB70EngrossIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the minimum number of calendar days that the Correctional Education Council must require certain inmates in correctional institutions to participate in a certain mandatory education program.
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB922EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate serving a sentence for a crime of violence from rec...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1213EngrossAltering 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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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB973EngrossRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness on or...
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2020-03-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1219EngrossAltering, 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, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB577EngrossProviding 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 commis...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB812IntroAwarding a diminution credit of 90 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate who is serving a certain sexual offense from receiv...
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2020-03-14
Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDHB979EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in a certain report regarding Maryland Corr...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB35EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a pre-release 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 ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1003IntroRequiring 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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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules; Withdrawn
MDHB1576IntroProviding that a certain committed person may file exceptions to a certain report of the Office of Administrative Hearings only if that person appeared at a certain release hearing; altering a provision of law to require a court to hold a certain hea...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB300IntroEstablishing 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 confinenment credits.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB819IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1031IntroRequiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, the Maryland Department of Labor, and the Department of Human Services to make certain reports to the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessn...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1217IntroProviding 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 risk to a certain parolee, inmate, probationer, or defendant; auth...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1275IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to transport a certain inmate from a certain correctional facility to a certain jurisdiction after the inmate is released from a State correctional facility; and requiring the Division of Parole and Probation to s...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1368IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to establish an inmate relocation program in which a certain inmate may request to relocate to a certain correctional facility; requiring the Commissioner to make a determination on the eligibility of the inma...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1553IntroRepealing a certain requirement that the Commissioner of Correction issue a certain identification card to an inmate on release from a correctional facility; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue an identification card that meets the re...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1391IntroRequiring the Maryland Parole Commission to develop a certain dynamic risk assessment instrument for a certain purpose; requiring the Commission to complete an assessment of a certain inmate at a certain time using the dynamic risk assessment instrum...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1395IntroProhibiting persistent aerial surveillance by a unit, agency, or political subdivision to gather evidence or other information in a criminal investigation; providing certain exceptions to the prohibition; and defining "persistent aerial surveillance"...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1480IntroAuthorizing the release of a certain elder inmate on parole at any time during the term of the inmate's sentence, without regard to certain factors; establishing a means of initiating a request for parole with the Maryland Parole Commission under the...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1463IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to facilitate the acquisition of and maintain on file an inmate's Social Security card and birth certificate; requiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to certain mediation for an in...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1476IntroEstablishing the Independent Oversight and Review Board for Health Care of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Board; requiring that the Board be granted access to copies of certain poli...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1002IntroProhibiting the placement of an inmate with a certain serious mental illness in certain restrictive housing with certain exceptions; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, the placement of a certain inmate in restrictive housing for more than 15 d...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1265IntroProhibiting 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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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1348IntroAltering the definition of "Tier I sex offender" for purposes of provisions relating to a certain sex offender registry to include a person who has been convicted a certain number of times of a certain crime involving indecent exposure by an inmate i...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB731IntroProviding that a certain committed person may file exceptions to a certain report of the Office of Administrative Hearings only if that person appeared at a certain release hearing; altering a provision of law to require a court to hold a certain hea...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB768IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB758IntroEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly that each official custodian adopt a policy to use the Internet and other technological advancements to expand remote access to public records and increase the transparency of government; requiring the ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB797IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined on a finding of eligibility by an administrative ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB817IntroAltering, 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, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB971IntroAwarding 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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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB921IntroAltering 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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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB999IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain transitional process more than 180 days before the direct release from a facility to the community; establishing the requirements of a certain transitional process; p...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB372IntroRequiring 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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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB813IntroProviding 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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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB591IntroAuthorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; requiring a person to file a petition under the Act in a certain court; requiring a court to hold a hearing un...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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