Children & Youth

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 406 (HB 93) - Public Safety - Local Youth Violence Review Committees Authorizing a county to establish a local youth violence review committee to prevent violence and homicides involving youth assailants and youth victims by promoting cooperation among certain agencies, providing youth services, determining the causes of youth violence, and recommending certain changes; specifying that certain officials may organize a local youth violence review committee; providing the committee with access to certain information; providing that certain records obtained by the committee are confidential; etc. SB 406

HB 93

Hearing 2/11 at 11:00 a.m. (1/27)

Withdrawn by Sponsor (3/18)
SB 425 (HB 783) - Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences Establishing the Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to update, improve, and develop certain screening tools, submit certain screening tools to the Maryland Department of Health, study certain actions and best practices, develop a certain template, and make and develop certain recommendations; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings to the Governor and General Assembly by October 1, 2022; etc. SB 425

HB 783

Hearing canceled (Health and Government Operations) (3/20)

Hearing 2/23 at 1:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations) (2/4)
SB 520 (HB 1243) - Behavioral Health Services and Voluntary Placement Agreements - Children and Young Adults - Report Modifications Requiring that the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration's annual report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State include certain information relating to outpatient and substance-related disorders program services by children and young adults and behavioral health services provided through telehealth; altering the scope of certain data required to be included in the report; requiring that certain data in the report be grouped by race and ethnicity; etc. SB 520

HB 1243

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 482 (5/30)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 481 (5/30)
SB 777 (HB 1349) - Public Health - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund Renaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, hospitals, and certain providers to increase access to prenatal care, which may include behavioral and oral health services; altering the proposals from counties or municipalities that are required to receive priority in the awarding of grants; etc. SB 777

HB 1349

SB 777- Public Health - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund- Letter of Support.pdf (3-2)

HB 1349- Public Health - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund- Letter of Support.pdf (3-10)

HB 1349- Public Health - Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund- Letter of Support.pdf (4-7)

Dr Blair Eig- HB 1349 testimony.docx (4-7)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495 (5/30)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 494 (5/30)
SB 905 (HB 1121) - Juvenile Services - Workgroup to Develop Evidence-Based, Research-Based, and Culturally Competent Practices Requiring the Department of Juvenile Services and the Department of Human Services to convene a certain workgroup to increase accountability for prevention and intervention services delivered to children by the Department of Juvenile Services through evidence-based, research-based, and culturally competent practices; requiring the workgroup to complete a certain assessment and prepare and publish a certain inventory; requiring the workgroup to consider and identify certain factors in assessing certain practices; etc. SB 905

HB 1121

Hearing 3/03 at 12:30 p.m. (2/26)

Referred Judicial Proceedings (3/19)
SB 959 (HB 1366) - Education - Residential Boarding Programs for At-Risk Youth - Expansion Authorizing the State Department of Education to contract with an operator to provide at-risk youth in the State with the opportunity to participate in a program providing a student with the opportunity to attend a multiweek accelerated learning residential boarding education program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an amount to cover the transportation, boarding, and other costs associated with the program; requiring the Governor in fiscal years 2023 and beyond to include $4,300,000 in budget for the program; etc. SB 959

HB 1366

First Reading Senate Rules (2/21)

First Reading House Rules and Executive Nominations (3/1)
SB 961 (HB 1379) - Consortium on Collective Impact for Student and Family Well-Being - Renaming and Revisions Renaming the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to be the Consortium on Collective Impact for Student and Family Well-Being; requiring the Consortium to dedicate staff to coordinate with behavioral health services coordinators and local education agency staff; altering the duties of behavioral health services coordinators; requiring the Department of Human Services to designate a primary contact for school services; requiring the Governor's Office for Children to provide staff for the Consortium; etc. SB 961

HB 1379

First Reading Senate Rules (2/21)

Referred Rules and Executive Nominations (3/10)
SB 965 (HB 1372) - Blueprint for Maryland's Future - Revisions Altering certain policy and funding provisions relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; altering certain dates for the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit certain data to the Department of Budget and Management and the Department of Legislative Services; specifying that the target per pupil foundation amount includes educational technology costs; altering the amount of a certain personnel grant; etc. SB 965

HB 1372

Hearing 3/15 at 3:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs) (3/10)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55 (4/9)