Update on Bills Reported previously reported in RSC:
HB 163 Child Support – Adjusted Annual Income – Multifamily Adjustment Adopted.
HB 171/SB 150 Courts – Child Abuse and Neglect – Waiver of Reunification Efforts HB 171 was adopted with amendments, returned passed; SB 150 was adopted with amendments. The amendments do not appear to significantly affect intent or scope.
HB 225/SB 269 Domestic Violence – Additional Relief HB 225 was adopted (135-0) with amendments that limit scope to final protective orders, passed enrolled; SB 269, JPR favorable with amendments, returned passed.
HB 227 Family Law – Domestic Violence – Definition of Abuse JUD unfavorable report.
HB 439/SB 685 Family Law – Information and Services for Foster Children and Former Foster Children HB 439 was adopted with amendments which do not appear to significantly affect intent or scope, returned passed; SB 685 adopted, approved by Governor.
HB 575/SB 524 Family Law – Protecting the Resources of Children in State Custody HB 575 JUD unfavorable report; SB 524 was adopted with amendments that do not appear to significantly affect intent or scope, JUD unfavorable report.
HB 641/SB 487 Family Child Care – Registration Requirements for Participants in the Maryland Child Care Subsidy Program HB 641; SB 487 was adopted with amendments that focus on expanding supply and use of licensed child care.
HB 643/SB 567 Department of Human Resources – State Child Welfare System – Report HB 643 was adopted (139-0) with amendments that do not appear to significantly affect intent or scope, returned passed; SB 567 was adopted with amendments, returned passed.
HB 807/SB 277 Family Law – Protective Orders – Additional Relief HB 807 adopted (137-0)
HB 1022/SB 609 State Government – Office of the Child Welfare Ombudsman – Establishment SB 609 was adopted with floor amendments.