SB0853 (CH0792)

Find a 2017 Bill:

2017 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Transitional Supports for Ex-Offenders - Repeal of Restrictions (Maryland Equal Access to Food Act of 2017)

Sponsored by:

Senator Madaleno

Status:

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 792


Synopsis:Repealing specified provisions of law subjecting specified individuals convicted of specified felonies involving a controlled dangerous substance who apply for temporary cash assistance or food stamps to specified testing and treatment requirements and sanctions; altering the criminal violations that make specified recipients ineligible for temporary cash assistance or food stamps for 1 year after conviction and subject to specified testing and treatment requirements and sanctions; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Madaleno, Benson, Currie, Ferguson, Kagan, Kelley, Manno, McFadden, Nathan-Pulliam, and Smith
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0860
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0546 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Committee(s):
Finance  View Committee HearingAppropriations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Social Services - Generally
Narrow Subject(s):Chemical Tests
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Ex-Offenders
Food Stamps
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Human Resources, Department of
Parole and Probation
Rules and Regulations
Welfare -see also- Social Services
Statutes:Article - Human Services
(5-601)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


June 7, 2017 9:57 A.M.