Task Force/Work Group

Legislation/IssuesSynopsisResourcesNew This Week/Upcoming Dates
SB 100 (HB 368) - Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland Establishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impact of barriers, assess options to eliminate barriers, and make recommendations on methods to increase access to dental services; requiring the Task Force to submit an interim report by May 1, 2022, and a final report by December 1, 2022, to the Governor and certain committees of the General Assembly; etc. SB 100

HB 368

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 600 (5/30)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 599 (5/30)
SB 299 (HB 548) - Human Services - Trauma-Informed Care - Commission and Training (Healing Maryland's Trauma Act) 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, families, and older adults; requiring the Commission to submit its findings annually to the Governor and the General Assembly by June 30; requiring the Commission to study developing a process and framework for implementing an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware Program in the State; etc. SB 299

HB 548

SB 299- Human Services - Trauma-Informed Care - Commission and Training- Final Letter of Support.pdf (3-2)

HB 548- Human Services - Trauma-Informed Care - Commission and Training- Final Letter of Support.pdf (2-11)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 723 (5/30)

Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 722 (5/30)
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 795 - Oversight Committee on Quality Care in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities - Membership and Cochairs Altering the membership of the Oversight Committee on Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities; requiring that the Oversight Committee be chaired by two cochairs elected from among its members, rather than by the Secretary of Aging; requiring that at least 80% of the Oversight Committee positions be filled before a cochair is elected; and specifying that the term of a cochair is one year and a cochair may not serve more than 2 terms. SB 795

Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (2/11)
SB 896 - Workgroup on the COVID-19 Crisis Economic Recovery Establishing the Workgroup on the COVID-19 Economic Recovery; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic; requiring the Workgroup to submit an interim report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2021 and a final report on or before December 31, 2022; etc. SB 896

Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance) (2/11)
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)
HB 903 - Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program Establishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program; providing for the composition, co-chairs, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to assess and analyze the Maryland Public Guardianship Program and make recommendations about how to improve the guardianship program in Maryland; and requiring the Task Force to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2022. HB 903

HB 903- Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program- Letter of Support with Amendment.pdf (3-2)

Hearing 2/18 at 1:30 p.m. (2/2)
HB 1212 - Workgroup to Study Enhanced Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals in the State Establishing the Workgroup to Study Enhanced Opportunities for Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Individuals in the State; requiring the Workgroup to study certain procurement preference programs, enhanced job opportunities for certain individuals, certain existing methods for enhancing opportunities in other states, the effect of additional or enhanced programs on existing State law, and other matters; requiring the Workgroup to report its findings by December 31, 2021; etc. HB 1212

Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m. (3/24)