HB0787 (CH0827)

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2018 Regular Session



Correctional Facilities - Pregnant Inmates - Medical Care

Sponsored by:

Delegate Dumais


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 827

Synopsis:Requiring each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to have a policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses certain matters including access to child placement resources; requiring the managing official of each facility to provide the written policy to an inmate at the time of a positive pregnancy test; requiring the Maryland Commission on Correctional Standards to routinely review each facility's policy; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Dumais, Queen, Anderson, Angel, Atterbeary, Barkley, Barron, Clippinger, Cullison, Davis, Fraser-Hidalgo, Frick, Gibson, Hayes, Hettleman, Hill, Jalisi, Kaiser, Kelly, Korman, Kramer, Lam, J. Lewis, R. Lewis, Lierman, Luedtke, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Morhaim, Mosby, Patterson, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Reznik, Robinson, Rosenberg, Sample-Hughes, Sanchez, Valderrama, Waldstreicher, A. Washington, M. Washington, Wilkins, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0629
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Adoption - see also- Parents and Guardians
Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Counselors -see also- Guidance Counselors; Social Workers
Foster Care
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Statutes:Article - Correctional Services

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May 31, 2018 1:00 P.M.