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HB 1003 - Barron
Human Services - Department of Disabilities - Accessibility Programs
03/17/2020 - Text - Third - Human Services - Department of Disabilities - Accessibility Programs
Transferring the administration and management of the Telecommunications Access of Maryland and Telecommunications Devices and Distribution of Accessible Information for Disabled Individuals programs from the Department of Information Technology to the Department of Disabilities; requiring the Department of Disabilities to provide staff, including a director, to the Governor's Advisory Board for Telecommunications Relay; etc.

HB 1022 - D.M. Davis
Education - Alternative Schools - Reporting Requirements and Restrictions
03/16/2020 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Requiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before October 1 each year, beginning in 2021, to report to the Governor and the General Assembly the data and information required to be reported by the county boards; and defining ""alternative school"".

HB 1071 - Pippy
Public Health - Substance-Related Disorder Services (Maryland Patient Protection and Treatment Ethics Act)
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1102 - Sample-Hughes
State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Maryland Music Therapists Act
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1114 - Charles
Child Custody and Visitation - Best Interest of the Child - Factors
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1121 - Pena-Melnyk
Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System
05/07/2020 - Governor's Veto Letter
Establishing the Maryland Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Registry and Referral System in the Maryland Department of Health to provide a statewide system through which health care providers can identify and access available inpatient and outpatient mental health and substance use services for patients in a certain manner; requiring the Department to develop and implement the Registry and Referral System in collaboration with the State-designated Health Information Exchange, subject to the availability of funds; etc.

HB 113 - Grammer
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of Rights - Minor Patients
03/09/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

HB 114 - Long
Agriculture - Animal Shelters - Waiver of Adoption Fee
01/21/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1140 - Charles
Health - Mobile Response and Stabilization System for Children and Families in Maryland - Study
02/14/2020 - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1144 - M. Jackson
Public Safety - Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission - Procedures and Training
03/17/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Authorizing members of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to make a certain designation in writing; repealing the requirement for the Commission to elect a chair; requiring that the Secretary of State Police serve as the chair of the Commission; requiring the Commission to conduct a certain job task analysis once every 10 years, beginning in 2020; specifying the duties of the Commission in regards to the training of police officers in the State; etc.

HB 1165 - Sample-Hughes
Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Coverage for Nonparticipating Providers
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1168 - Sample-Hughes
Maryland Department of Health - Residential Service Agencies - Training Requirements
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 120 - Dumais
Motor Carriers and For-Hire Driving Services - Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteer Drivers
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Motor Carriers and For-Hire Driving Services - Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteer Drivers
Providing that a motor carrier permit is not required for transportation services that a nonprofit organization provides through the use of a volunteer driver and the volunteer driver's personal vehicle; altering the definition of ""transportation network services""; and providing that a nonprofit organization that provides transportation for remuneration to clients of certain services may not be required to obtain a motor carrier permit.

HB 1208 - Shetty
Telehealth - Mental Health and Chronic Condition Management Services - Coverage and Pilot Program
04/03/2020 - Text - Chapter - Telehealth - Mental Health and Chronic Condition Management Services - Coverage and Pilot Program
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, to provide mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply, on or before December 1, 2020, to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an amendment to certain waivers to implement a pilot program to provide certain telehealth services to recipients under the Maryland Medical Assistance Program; etc.

HB 121 - St. Mary's County Delegation
St. Mary's County - Metropolitan Commission - Collection of Fees, Assessments, and Nonsubstantive and Clarifying Revisions
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - St. Mary's County - Metropolitan Commission - Collection of Fees, Assessments, and Nonsubstantive and Clarifying Revisions
County in accordance with which a connection to a completed water main or sewer of the St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission shall be made under certain circumstances; clarifying that the Metropolitan Commission shall have full and complete jurisdiction over certain appurtenances with certain systems; clarifying that the Metropolitan Commission may commence a third-party action under certain circumstances; etc.

HB 1300 - Speaker
Blueprint for Maryland's Future - Implementation
03/13/2020 - Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Repealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; requiring the State and each county to distribute to county boards of education certain amounts of education aid under certain programs in certain fiscal years; etc.

HB 1309 - D.M. Davis
Criminal Procedure - Law Enforcement Procedures - Use of Force
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1313 - Valentino-Smith
Family Investment Program - Temporary Cash Assistance - Eligibility
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Family Investment Program - Temporary Cash Assistance - Eligibility
Prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secretary of Human Services; requiring local departments of social services to provide a conciliatory period of 30 days to certain individuals who are not in compliance with the Family Investment Program; requiring 25% of funding be withheld upon certain acts of noncompliance; etc.

HB 1322 - Parrott
Criminal Law - Death Penalty - Mass Murder (Capital Gazette Shooting Memorial Act)
03/03/2020 - Hearing canceled

HB 1328 - Dumais
Child Custody - Legal Decision Making and Parenting Time
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1382 - Lierman
Children in Out-of-Home Placement - Placement in Medical Facilities
03/16/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Requiring a court to find that reasonable efforts were not made by a local department of social services to prevent placing a child in the custody of the department under certain circumstances and providing that the finding shall continue for a certain period of time; prohibiting a court from requiring placement of a child in need of assistance in a certain facility or requiring a certain facility to accept placement of a child in need of assistance; etc.

HB 1387 - McComas
Certificates for Involuntary Admission - Licensed Certified Social Worker-Clinical
02/14/2020 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1389 - Love
Maryland Personal Information Protection Act - Geolocation Information and Unfair, Abusive, and Deceptive Trade Practices
03/12/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
Prohibiting a business from collecting, using, storing, or disclosing certain geolocation information from a certain application on a mobile device of an individual except in certain circumstances; authorizing a business to collect, use, store, or disclose certain geolocation information from a certain application on a mobile device of an individual if certain notification is provided to and consent is obtained from the individual; etc.

HB 1391 - Dumais
Correctional Services - Geriatric Parole
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1415 - Hill
Health Facilities - Residential Service Agencies - Compliance with State Labor Laws
03/04/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1443 - Bagnall
Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment
02/11/2020 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1461 - Hill
Behavioral Health Programs - Outpatient Mental Health Centers - Medical and Clinical Directors
02/14/2020 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1470 - Williams
First Responders - Mandatory Mental Health Training
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1476 - J. Lewis
Independent Oversight and Review Board for Health Care of Inmates in State Correctional Facilities - Establishment
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 150 - Speaker
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)
01/15/2020 - Text - First - Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)

HB 1504 - Valentino-Smith
Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 151 - Speaker
Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019
01/15/2020 - Text - First - Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019

HB 1515 - P. Young
Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans - Establishment
02/14/2020 - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

HB 152 - Speaker
Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020
02/17/2020 - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1527 - J. Lewis
Adult Protective Services - Vulnerable Adults Registry - Investigations and Records of Abuse and Neglect and Workgroup Study
02/10/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1550 - Arikan
Child Care Providers - Notice of Allegations of Child Abuse or Neglect (Aiden's Law)
02/11/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 1560 - Prince George's County Delegation and Montgomery County Delegation
Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Discrimination - Prohibited PG/MC 103-20
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission - Discrimination - Prohibited PG/MC 103-20
Prohibiting the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission from discriminating against a person on the basis of genetic information or family responsibilities; and requiring that a certain nondiscrimination provision in contracts entered into by the Commission prohibit certain discrimination based on genetic information.

HB 1564 - Bhandari
Public Health - Emergency Evaluations - Duties of Peace Officers and Emergency Facilities
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Public Health - Emergency Evaluations - Duties of Peace Officers and Emergency Facilities
Requiring a peace officer, to the extent practicable, to notify a certain emergency facility in advance that the peace officer is bringing an emergency evaluee to the emergency facility; altering the individuals who may request that a peace officer stay with a certain evaluee; etc.

HB 1591 - Haynes
Higher Education - Elijah E. Cummings Public Service Scholarship - Established
02/13/2020 - Text - First - Higher Education - Elijah E. Cummings Public Service Scholarship - Established

HB 1592 - Acevero
State Government - Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and the Commission on Genocide Prevention
02/14/2020 - Text - First - State Government - Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and the Commission on Genocide Prevention

HB 1625 - M. Fisher
Concentration of Poverty School Grants - Authorized Use
02/20/2020 - Text - First - Concentration of Poverty School Grants - Authorized Use

HB 1632 - Dumais
Child Support - Extraordinary Medical Expenses
03/14/2020 - Hearing canceled
Clarifying that the calculation of extraordinary medical expenses for the purposes of determining a parental child support obligation under the child support guidelines includes the cumulative contributions of both parents.

HB 1648 - Acevero
Public Health - Healthy Maryland Program - Establishment
02/27/2020 - Text - First - Public Health - Healthy Maryland Program - Establishment

HB 1652 - Kittleman
Maryland Sign Language Interpreter Act
03/18/2020 - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
Establishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those who provide sign language interpretation services; providing that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain individuals; authorizing the Board to set licensing requirements for sign language interpreters and certain fees; establishing the Sign Language Interpreters Fund; etc.

HB 178 - Krimm
Real Property - Required Notices for Contracts of Sale - Zones of Dewatering Influence
03/13/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Requiring the Department of the Environment to develop and publish on its website a searchable map of zones of dewatering influence; requiring a contract for the sale of real property located in Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County or Washington County to include a certain notice about property located in a zone of dewatering influence; establishing that a purchaser of real property that does not receive the required notice has a right to rescind a contract and is entitled to the return of any deposits; etc.

HB 188 - Reznik
Public Health - State-Provided Health Care Benefits
02/06/2020 - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)

HB 237 - Carey
Commercial Law - Personal Information Protection Act - Revisions
01/24/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 255 - K. Young
Health Care Facilities - Hospitals and Related Institutions - Discrimination Protections
02/03/2020 - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

HB 26 - Chang
Attendance of Students - Lawful Absences - Mental Illness
01/15/2020 - Hearing canceled

HB 317 - K. Young
Mental Health - Involuntary Admissions - Procedures
01/28/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 332 - Bagnall
Mental Health - Confidentiality of Medical Records and Emergency Facilities List
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Mental Health - Confidentiality of Medical Records and Emergency Facilities List
Altering the definition of ""health care provider"" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; providing that the list of emergency facilities the Maryland Department of Health is required to publish may include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, crisis treatment centers, and outpatient mental health clinics; etc.

HB 356 - Speaker
Crimes - Firearms - Penalties and Procedures (Violent Firearms Offender Act of 2020)
01/22/2020 - Hearing 2/04 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 36 - Barron
Juvenile Proceedings - Fines, Fees, and Costs
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Juvenile Proceedings - Fines, Fees, and Costs
Repealing certain provisions of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain civil fines against a child found to have committed certain violations; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain court costs against a juvenile respondent or the respondent's parent, guardian, or custodian under certain circumstances; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to assess any party or parent of a child in a certain proceeding for services of a certain attorney; etc.

HB 369 - Dumais
Foster Parents, Preadoptive Parents, and Caregivers - Right to Intervene
03/06/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

HB 374 - Barron
Behavioral Health Administration - Children With Mental Disorders - List of Available Services
02/03/2020 - Hearing 2/05 at 2:00 p.m.

HB 4 - Atterbeary
Public Safety - Rifles and Shotguns - Sales, Rentals, and Transfers
05/07/2020 - Governor's Veto Letter
Providing that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lesse, or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale, rental, or transfer is conducted, the seller, lessor, or transferor and purchaser, lessee, or transferee to request that a certain licensee facilitate the sale, rental, or transfer; authorizing a seller, lessor, or transferor to deliver a rifle or shotgun in a certain manner; etc.

HB 425 - Bartlett
Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Evidence Kits - Privacy, Reimbursement, and Notification
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Evidence Kits - Privacy, Reimbursement, and Notification
Requiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexual abuse; prohibiting a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital from including certain information in a request to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to obtain payment for services related to certain sexually related crimes under certain circumstances; etc.

HB 445 - Charkoudian
Animal Welfare - Declawing Cats - Prohibited Acts
01/28/2020 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 455 - Kelly
Health Insurance - Mental Health Benefits and Substance Use Disorder Benefits - Reports on Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations and Data
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Health Insurance - Mental Health Benefits and Substance Use Disorder Benefits - Reports on Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations and Data
Requiring certain carriers, on or before March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2024, to submit a report to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to demonstrate the carrier's compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act; requiring certain carriers to identify the five health benefit plans with the highest enrollment for each product offered in certain markets and conduct a certain analysis; authorizing certain carriers to submit a request to the Commissioner that disclosure of certain information be denied; etc.

HB 458 - Atterbeary
Family Law - Minors - Emancipation (Emancipation of Minors Act of 2020)
01/24/2020 - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 464 - Hettleman
Public Health - Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program
02/11/2020 - Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 474 - R. Watson
Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals - Renaming
01/24/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 49 - Palakovich Carr
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Release - Pretrial Risk Scoring Instruments
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Release - Pretrial Risk Scoring Instruments
Requiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least once every 5 years; making an independent validation study conducted in accordance with the Act for a certain instrument used in a certain pretrial services program eligible for funding from the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund; etc.

HB 493 - Cox
Criminal Procedure - Criminal Injuries Compensation Fund - Conditions for Awards on Claims
03/06/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

HB 51 - Bartlett
Election Law - Individuals Released From Correctional Facilities - Voter Registration
01/08/2020 - Text - First - Election Law - Individuals Released From Correctional Facilities - Voter Registration

HB 527 - Cullison
Health Occupations - Social Workers - Scope of Practice, Supervision, and Application Decision Appeal Process
03/09/2020 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Altering the definition of ""practice social work"" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors and to clarify that it includes, for certain individuals, the treatment of biopsychosocial conditions under the supervision of a licensed social worker-clinical; requiring the State Board of Social Work Examiners, under certain circumstances, to approve licensees approved to engage in independent practice to provide supervision; etc.

HB 533 - Lierman
Higher Education - Council on the Fair Treatment of Student Athletes (Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act)
01/29/2020 - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 535 - Saab
Anne Arundel County Public Schools - Preventive Measure Unit Pilot Program
02/04/2020 - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 568 - Mosby
Election Law - Correctional Facilities - Voter Registration and Voting
03/16/2020 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Judicial Proceedings
Requiring 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; requiring the Board of Elections to provide correctional facilities with certain written materials; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to provide each individual who is released from a facility with a voter registration application; etc.

HB 607 - Charkoudian
Public Safety - Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence
01/29/2020 - Text - First - Public Safety - Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence

HB 628 - Queen
Health Occupations - Primary Care Providers - Adverse Childhood Experiences Screening
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 649 - Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee
State Finance and Procurement - Procedures and Pricing and Selection Committee for Preferred Providers
03/14/2020 - Referred Rules
Requiring Maryland Correctional Enterprises to determine the prevailing average market price of certain supplies and services available from Maryland Correctional Enterprises; requiring the Pricing and Selection Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland, the Employment Works Program, and Maryland Correctional Enterprises to review and verify the prevailing average market prices of certain supplies and services; altering the duties of the Department of Information Technology relating to procurement; etc.

HB 658 - Haynes
Local Correctional Facilities - Requirement for Prerelease Program
01/29/2020 - Text - First - Local Correctional Facilities - Requirement for Prerelease Program

HB 666 - Queen
Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 691 - Cullison
Health Occupations - Nurse Practitioners - Certifications of Competency and Incapacity
03/14/2020 - Referred Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Altering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care practitioners; altering the requirements for the certification of a patient's incapacity to make an informed decision regarding treatment or of a patient's terminal or end-stage condition to allow the second individual making the certification to be a nurse practitioner; etc.

HB 736 - Brooks
Police Officers - Mental Health - Employee Assistance Programs
03/12/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Requiring each law enforcement agency to provide access to an employee assistance program or mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers stemming from personal and work-related concerns and to provide police officers access to confidential mental health services; requiring each law enforcement agency to develop a policy to provide access to the required services at minimal cost to the police officer; etc.

HB 782 - Bagnall
Health - Mental and Emotional Disorders - Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 801 - Crutchfield
Correctional Services - Prerelease Unit for Women - Facilities and Services (Gender-Responsive Prerelease Act)
03/18/2020 - Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Washington) (31-14) Rejected
Requiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in Baltimore City; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to complete certain phases of a certain project by certain dates; requiring the Commissioner to provide evidence-based and gender-responsive prerelease services for female inmates; requiring the Department to provide certain updates to certain committees; etc.

HB 82 - Moon
Public Safety - Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund - Extension and Program Requirements
03/13/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Prohibiting a pretrial services program that receives a certain grant from charging a fee to a defendant for participation in the program; and extending the termination date of Chapter 771 of the Acts of 2018 to June 30, 2028.

HB 828 - Crutchfield
Corrections - Women's Prerelease Unit - Requirements (Women's Prerelease Equity Act)
02/04/2020 - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.

HB 842 - Valentino-Smith
Juvenile Law - Informal Adjustment
03/12/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Authorizing the juvenile court to refer a certain matter to the Department of Juvenile Services for a certain informal adjustment if the time for a certain adjudicatory hearing has been waived and the petition is not the result of an unsuccessful informal adjustment; providing a certain exception to the requirement that the court hold an adjudicatory hearing; and requiring a certain petition to be dismissed if a certain informal adjustment is successfully completed.

HB 847 - Guyton
State Coordinator for Autism Strategy and Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - State Coordinator for Autism Strategy and Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs
Establishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and evaluate certain services for individuals with autism and their families, develop a certain strategic plan by July 1, 2021, identify certain performance measures, and monitor and evaluate the implementation of the strategic plan and the State's success in addressing certain needs; etc.

HB 878 - Barron
Prince George's County - Human Services - Family Connects Home Visiting Pilot Program
03/14/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
Establishing the Family Connects Home Visiting Pilot Program in Prince George's County to provide, improve, and study the effects of home visiting services for eligible households; defining ""eligible household"" as one located in Prince George's County that has a newborn who was delivered at a certain hospital; requiring the Prince George's County Department of Family Services, along with the Prince George's Child Resource Center, to begin the selection of eligible households to participate in the Program on or before September 1, 2020; etc.

HB 946 - Dumais
Child Support - Guidelines
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Child Support - Guidelines
Authorizing 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 below 110% of the 2019 federal poverty level for an individual; authorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; etc.

HB 986 - Guyton
State Child Welfare System - Reporting
03/15/2020 - Referred Judicial Proceedings
Altering the contents of a certain report required by the Department of Human Services regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; requiring the State Department of Education, on or before December 1 each year, to report to the General Assembly and the Department of Human Services certain information regarding children and foster youth in the State child welfare system; etc.

HB 997 - Brooks
Task Force to Study Veterans' Suicide Causes and Prevention
02/24/2020 - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

HJ 2 - Parrott
Exposure to Pornography - Public Health Crisis
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/24 at 2:00 p.m.

HJ 7 - Pena-Melnyk
2026 FIFA World Cup - Protection of Human Rights
02/10/2020 - Hearing 2/24 at 2:00 p.m.

SB 1000 - President
Blueprint for Maryland's Future - Implementation
02/11/2020 - Hearing 2/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

SB 1002 - Waldstreicher
Corrections - Restrictive Housing - Serious Mental Illness - Assessments (Restrictive Housing Reform Act)
02/07/2020 - Text - First - Corrections - Restrictive Housing - Serious Mental Illness - Assessments (Restrictive Housing Reform Act)

SB 1015 - Eckardt
Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education
02/24/2020 - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 1044 - Hester
State Government - Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and the Commission on Genocide Prevention
02/19/2020 - Text - First - State Government - Prevention of Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity and the Commission on Genocide Prevention

SB 1064 - Carter
Public Health - Healthy Maryland Program - Establishment
03/15/2020 - Hearing 3/16 at 10:00 a.m.
Establishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that it is the intent of the General Assembly that Healthy Maryland be established to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident and be funded by certain revenue; establishing the Healthy Maryland Board and the Healthy Maryland Public Advisory Committee; etc.

SB 113 - Chair, Finance Committee
Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Definitions of Provider and Health Care Services
01/08/2020 - First Reading Finance

SB 171 - Guzzone
Motor Carriers and For-Hire Driving Services - Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteer Drivers
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Motor Carriers and For-Hire Driving Services - Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteer Drivers
Providing that a motor carrier permit is not required for transportation services that a nonprofit organization provides through the use of a volunteer driver and the volunteer driver's personal vehicle; altering the definition of ""transportation network services""; and providing that a nonprofit organization that provides transportation for remuneration to clients of certain services may not be required to obtain a motor carrier permit.

SB 190 - President
Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2021)
Making the proposed appropriations contained in the State Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, in accordance with Article III, Section 52 of the Maryland Constitution; etc.

SB 191 - President
Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Creation of a State Debt - Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2020, and the Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, and 2019
Authorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of One Billion, One Hundred and Eight Million, One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Dollars ($1,108,114,000), the proceeds to be used for certain necessary building, construction, demolition, planning, renovation, conversion, replacement, and capital equipment purchases of the State, for acquiring certain real estate in connection therewith, and for grants to certain subdivisions and other organizations for certain development and improvement purposes; etc.

SB 192 - President
Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2020
Authorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; altering to fiscal year 2026 the year by which the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation is to become self-sufficient; requiring, for purposes of creating certain redistricting plans, the Department of Planning and the Department of Legislative Services to enter into a certain memorandum of understanding regarding incarcerated individuals; etc.

SB 201 - Lee
Commercial Law - Personal Information Protection Act - Revisions
01/20/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 208 - Lee
Public Safety - Rifles and Shotguns - Sales, Rentals, and Transfers
05/07/2020 - Governor's Veto Letter
Providing that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete a sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lessee, or transferee or seller, lessor, or transferor, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale, rental, or transfer is conducted, the seller, lessor, or transferor and purchaser, lessee, or transferee to both request that a certain licensee facilitate the sale, rental, or transfer; establishing certain penalties for violations of the Act; etc.

SB 23 - Chair, Finance Committee
Business Regulation - Trademarks, Service Marks, and Trade Names - Registration
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Business Regulation - Trademarks, Service Marks, and Trade Names - Registration
Altering certain classes of goods and services for which a person may register a mark; prohibiting a person from registering a certain name or surname as a mark; requiring an applicant for registration or renewal of a mark to submit 3 different specimens or reproductions of the mark as used; prohibiting the specimens or reproductions from including business papers, including letterhead, business cards or envelopes; requiring the Secretary of State to include a full description of the mark on a certificate of registration; etc.

SB 245 - West
Health Occupations - Social Workers - Scope of Practice, Supervision, and Application Decision Appeal Process
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Health Occupations - Social Workers - Scope of Practice, Supervision, and Application Decision Appeal Process
Altering the definition of ""practice social work"" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors and to clarify that it includes, for certain individuals, the treatment of biopsychosocial conditions under the supervision of a licensed social worker-clinical; requiring the State Board of Social Work Examiners, under certain circumstances, to approve licensees approved to engage in independent practice to provide supervision; etc.

SB 255 - West
Correctional Services - Pregnant Incarcerated Individuals - Substance Abuse Assessment and Treatment
01/21/2020 - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 273 - President
Crimes - Firearms - Penalties and Procedures (Violent Firearms Offender Act of 2020)
01/21/2020 - Hearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 305 - Augustine
Public Safety - Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Public Safety - Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence
Establishing the Crisis Intervention Team Center of Excellence in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to provide technical support to local governments, law enforcement, public safety agencies, behavioral health agencies, and crisis service providers and to develop and implement a crisis intervention model program; requiring the Office to appoint certain coordinators to the Center; requiring the Center to take certain actions; requiring a certain annual report; etc.

SB 324 - Simonaire
Veterans - Behavioral Health Services - Mental Health First Aid
03/16/2020 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of training for veterans and the immediate family members of veterans on how to identify and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders; requiring entities teaching a mental health first aid course to report certain information to the Department; etc.

SB 334 - Augustine
Health Insurance - Mental Health Benefits and Substance Use Disorder Benefits - Reports on Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations and Data
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Health Insurance - Mental Health Benefits and Substance Use Disorder Benefits - Reports on Nonquantitative Treatment Limitations and Data
Requiring certain carriers, on or before March 1, 2022 and March 1, 2024 to submit a report to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to demonstrate the carrier's compliance with the federal Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act; requiring certain carriers to identify five health benefit plans with the highest enrollment for each product offered in certain markets and conduct a certain analysis; authorizing certain carriers to submit a request to the Commissioner that disclosure of certain information be denied; etc.

SB 35 - Hough
Crimes - Penalties and Procedures (Violent Firearms Offender Act of 2020)
03/14/2020 - Hearing canceled
Requiring 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 public transportation; providing that a person who uses a firearm in a the commission of a crime of violence is guilty of a felony and establishes certain penalties; establishing that a person found guilty of the theft of a firearm is guilty of a felony; etc.

SB 372 - West
Election Law - Correctional Facilities - Voter Registration and Voting
02/05/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

SB 393 - Peters
Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals - Renaming
03/13/2020 - Referred Judiciary
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Maryland Appellate Court, to change the name of a Judge of the Court of Appeals to be a Justice of the Supreme Court of Maryland, and to change the name of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to be the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Maryland; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection; etc.

SB 406 - Waldstreicher
Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Evidence Kits - Privacy, Reimbursement, and Notification
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Criminal Procedure - Sexual Assault Evidence Kits - Privacy, Reimbursement, and Notification
Requiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexual abuse; prohibiting a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital from including certain information in a request to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to obtain payment for services related to certain sexually related crimes under certain circumstances; etc.

SB 441 - Hayes
Mental Health - Confidentiality of Medical Records and Emergency Facilities List
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Mental Health - Confidentiality of Medical Records and Emergency Facilities List
Altering the definition of ""health care provider"" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; providing that the list of emergency facilities the Maryland Department of Health is required to publish may include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, crisis treatment centers, and outpatient mental health clinics; etc.

SB 453 - Pinsky
Maryland Department of Health - Children With Mental Disorders - List of Available Services
03/15/2020 - Referred Health and Government Operations
Requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to maintain an updated list of the specific service categories in psychiatric rehabilitation, therapeutic, care coordination, and home health aide services available to a child in the State who has a mental disorder; requiring that the list include services available to any child in the State who has a mental disorder and who is enrolled in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program or has health insurance coverage; etc.

SB 454 - Pinsky
Public Safety - Mandatory Mental Health Training - First Responders and Law Enforcement Officers
01/29/2020 - Hearing 2/13 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 482 - Lee
Criminal Procedure - Out of Court Statements of Child Victims - Child Neglect
01/29/2020 - Hearing 2/13 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 484 - Klausmeier
Health Insurance - Provider Panels - Coverage for Nonparticipating Providers
02/04/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 502 - Hershey
Telehealth - Mental Health and Chronic Condition Management Services - Coverage and Pilot Program
04/03/2020 - Text - Chapter - Telehealth - Mental Health and Chronic Condition Management Services - Coverage and Pilot Program
Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to a certain limitation, mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; altering the definition of telehealth as it applies to certain provisions of law governing coverage of telehealth by certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to include the delivery of mental health care services to a patient in a certain setting; etc.

SB 518 - Ready
Higher Education - Council on the Fair Treatment of Student Athletes (Jordan McNair Safe and Fair Play Act)
01/31/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 519 - McCray
Public Health - Behavioral Health Programs and Health Care Facilities - Safety and Community Relations Plans
03/16/2020 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Requiring that the regulations adopted by the Behavioral Health Administration under certain provisions of law governing requirements for the licensure of behavioral health programs include a requirement that a behavioral health program establish and implement a safety plan for the safety of the individuals served by behavioral health program before being issued a license; requiring a behavioral health program to establish and implement a community relations plan under certain circumstances; etc.

SB 522 - McCray
Behavioral Health Programs - Licensing and Fees
01/31/2020 - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 541 - Eckardt
Mental Health - Involuntary Admissions - Procedures
01/31/2020 - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 547 - Young
Health Care Facilities - Hospitals and Related Institutions - Discrimination Protections
02/04/2020 - Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 565 - Washington
Police Officers - Mental Health - Employee Assistance Programs
01/31/2020 - Hearing 2/20 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 576 - Eckardt
Health Occupations - Nurse Practitioners - Certifications of Competency and Incapacity
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Health Occupations - Nurse Practitioners - Certifications of Competency and Incapacity
Altering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care practitioners; altering the requirements for the certification of a patient's incapacity to make an informed decision regarding treatment or of a patient's terminal or end-stage condition to allow the second individual making the certification to be a nurse practitioner; etc.

SB 586 - Waldstreicher
Foster Parents, Preadoptive Parents, and Caregivers - Request to Intervene
03/14/2020 - Hearing canceled
Requiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to request to be designated as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; authorizing a court, in its discretion, to grant certain status to certain parties in certain proceedings; requiring a court to grant certain status to certain parties in certain proceedings; etc.

SB 610 - King
Community Colleges - Supplemental Services and Supports for Students With Disabilities Grant Program
01/31/2020 - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)

SB 611 - Augustine
Health - Mental and Emotional Disorders - Consent (Mental Health Access Initiative)
03/16/2020 - Referred Health and Government Operations
Providing that all minors, rather than only minors who are 16 years old or older, have the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing that a health care provider may decide to provide certain information to a certain parent, guardian, or custodian under certain provisions of law unless the health care provider believes that the disclosure will lead to harm to the minor or deter the minor from seeking care.

SB 624 - Benson
Health - Mobile Response and Stabilization System for Children and Families in Maryland - Study
03/15/2020 - Referred Health and Government Operations
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health and the Governor's Commission to Study Mental and Behavioral Health in Maryland jointly to take certain actions in order to develop and implement a comprehensive mobile response and stabilization system for children and families in the State; and requiring the Department and the Commission jointly to submit their findings and recommendations to certain committees in the General Assembly on or before December 1, 2020.

SB 637 - King
Children - Therapeutic Child Care Program - Funding
03/15/2020 - Referred Ways and Means
Establishing the Therapeutic Nursery Program to provide specialized child care and early childhood education by educators, early intervention providers, mental health providers, and health-care providers to children under the age of 6 years who have delays in development, social or emotional functioning or physical disabilities; requiring, beginning in fiscal year 2022, the Governor to include in the annual budget bill a certain appropriation to the Program; and authorizing the Program to be funded from the General Fund; etc.

SB 662 - Zucker
State Child Welfare System - Reporting
02/06/2020 - Hearing 2/25 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 68 - Waldstreicher
Criminal Procedure - Pretrial Release - Pretrial Risk Scoring Instruments
03/14/2020 - Hearing canceled
Requiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least once every 5 years; making an independent validation study conducted in accordance with the Act for a certain instrument used in a certain pretrial services program eligible for funding from the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund; etc.

SB 680 - Washington
Family Law - Minors - Emancipation (Emancipation of Minors Act)
02/06/2020 - Hearing 2/25 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 683 - Washington
Corrections - Women's Prerelease Unit - Requirements (Women's Prerelease Equity Act)
02/06/2020 - Hearing 2/26 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 684 - Washington
Correctional Services - Prerelease Unit for Women - Facilities and Services (Gender-Responsive Prerelease Act)
05/07/2020 - Governor's Veto Letter
Requiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in an area, defined by the zip codes where the largest percentage of inmates will likely be released; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to complete certain phases of a certain project by certain dates; requiring the Commissioner to provide evidence-based and gender-responsive prerelease services certain inmates; etc.

SB 696 - Klausmeier
Public Health - Substance-Related Disorder Services (Maryland Patient Protection and Treatment Ethics Act)
02/07/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 701 - Waldstreicher
...Life Option Act (Richard E. Israel and Roger ""Pip"" Moyer Act)
02/06/2020 - Hearing 2/28 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 716 - Augustine
Maryland Council on Health in All Policies - Establishment
02/05/2020 - Text - First - Maryland Council on Health in All Policies - Establishment

SB 733 - Lam
Public Health - Care of Medically Fragile Individuals (Channing's Law)
02/07/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 748 - President
Annual Curative Bill
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Annual Curative Bill
Generally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.

SB 749 - President
Annual Corrective Bill
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Annual Corrective Bill
Correcting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code and in certain uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying certain corrections made by the publishers of the Annotated Code; providing that the Act is not intended to affect any law other than to correct technical errors; providing for the correction of certain errors and obsolete provisions by the publishers of the Annotated Code; etc.

SB 766 - Augustine
State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Maryland Music Therapists Act
02/05/2020 - Text - First - State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists - Maryland Music Therapists Act

SB 787 - Klausmeier
Family Investment Program - Temporary Cash Assistance - Eligibility
03/17/2020 - Referred Appropriations
Prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secretary of Human Services; requiring local departments of social services to provide a conciliatory period of 30 days to certain individuals who are not in compliance with the Family Investment Program; requiring 25% of funding be withheld upon certain acts of noncompliance; etc.

SB 789 - Eckardt
Public Health - Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee (Suicide Mortality Review and Prevention Act of 2020)
02/07/2020 - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 830 - McCray
Education - Alternative Schools - Reporting Requirements
02/05/2020 - Text - First - Education - Alternative Schools - Reporting Requirements

SB 833 - Benson
Adult Protective Services - Vulnerable Adults Registry - Investigations and Records of Abuse and Neglect and Workgroup Study
02/06/2020 - Hearing 3/04 at 12:00 p.m.

SB 84 - Simonaire
Funeral Establishments and Crematories - Unclaimed Cremains of Veterans - Notification, Disposition, and Reporting
03/14/2020 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Specifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is for the appropriate disposition of the cremains; requiring a funeral establishment or crematory to transfer certain cremains to the Department of Veterans Affairs for the purpose of the appropriate disposition of the cremains; etc.

SB 847 - Sydnor
Child Support - Guidelines
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Child Support - Guidelines
Authorizing 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 below 110% the 2019 federal poverty level for an individual; authorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; etc.

SB 851 - Kagan
Human Services - Department of Disabilities - Accessibility Programs
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - Human Services - Department of Disabilities - Accessibility Programs
Transferring the administration and management of the Telecommunications Access of Maryland and Telecommunications Devices and Distribution of Accessible Information for Disabled Individuals programs from the Department of Information Technology to the Department of Disabilities; requiring the Department of Disabilities to provide staff, including a director, to the Governor's Advisory Board for Telecommunications Relay; etc.

SB 896 - Hester
Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment
02/24/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 897 - Hester
Maryland Department of Health - Residential Service Agencies - Training Requirements
02/07/2020 - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 90 - Simonaire
Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program - Definitions
03/14/2020 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Defining the terms ""service dog"", ""support dog"", and ""therapy horse"" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.

SB 904 - Smith
Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans - Establishment
02/05/2020 - Text - First - Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans - Establishment

SB 91 - Kagan
Election Law - Individuals Released From Correctional Facilities - Voter Registration
03/15/2020 - Referred Ways and Means
Requiring a correctional facility to provide an inmate who has completed a sentence of imprisonment for a felony conviction with a voter registration form before releasing the inmate; requiring a correctional facility to inform the inmate that the inmate will have the right to vote after the inmate's release from the correctional facility, and the inmate must register to vote after the inmate's release to exercise the right to vote; etc.

SB 918 - Carter
Human Services - Trauma-Informed Care - Commission and Training
03/16/2020 - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.
Establishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, and families; requiring the Commission to submit a certain report of its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly by June 30 each year; requiring certain State agencies to designate certain staff members to participate in a certain training each year; etc.

SB 990 - Hettleman
Public Health - Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program
02/07/2020 - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.

SB 999 - Waldstreicher
Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Direct Release
02/06/2020 - Text - First - Correctional Services - Restrictive Housing - Direct Release

SJ 1 - McCray
2026 FIFA World Cup - Protection of Human Rights
05/08/2020 - Text - Chapter - 2026 FIFA World Cup - Protection of Human Rights
Supporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's ""Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy""; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and policies for fans, spectators, players, officials, and volunteers at the 2026 FIFA World Cup.