2016 Disability Legislation​


Budget

  • SB0068 - Sponsored By: Senator Ramirez              
    Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - New Horizons Disability Job Training and Recycling Center Phase II

  • HB0150/SB0190Sponsored By: Speaker            
    Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2017)

  • SB0190/HB0150 Sponsored By: President           
    Budget Bill (Fiscal Year 2017)

  • SB0205​ - Sponsored By: Senator Kasemeyer       
    Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Good Shepherd School

  • HB0158 - Sponsored By: Delegate Krebs               
    Income Tax Subtraction Modification Retirement Income (Fairness in Taxation for Retirees Act)         

  • HB0175/ SB0154​ - Sponsored By: Delegate Sophocleus    
    Creation of a ​State Debt - Anne Arundel County - The Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region  

  • HB0176Sponsored By: Carroll County Delegation        
    Creation of a State Debt - Carroll County - The Arc of Carroll County Building Renovation  

  • SB0355​ - Sponsored by: Senator Feldman
    Maryland Achieving A Belter Life Experience (ABLE) Program - Establishment

  • SB0458 / HB0418​ - Sponsored By Senator Conway              
    Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Maryland State Boychoir ADA Improvements

  • HB1017/SB0256 (PASSED) - Sponsored by: Prince George's County Delegation
    Prince George's County - Property Tax Deferrals - Elderly and Disabled Homeowners PG 412-16  


Children             ​

  • SB0071 - Sponsored By: Senator Young 
    Public and Nonpublic Schools - Student Diabetes Management Program

  • SB0077 - Sponsored By: Chair, JPR Committee   
    Human Resources - Transition Planning for Foster Youth

  • ​​SB0102​ -   Sponsored By: Chair, EHE               
    Governor's Office for Children and Services to Children

  • HB0067 - Sponsored By: Chair, Ways and Means Committee
    Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program - Composition​

  • HB0596 -  Sponsored By: Delegate Flanagan          
    State Department of Education - Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program - Age of Eligibility              

  • HB0683​ - Sponsored By: Delegate Moon Guardianship and Child in Need of Assistance Proceedings - Jurisdiction and Authority of Juvenile Court         


Civil Rights & Law      

  • HB0043​/ SB0070  - Sponsored By: Delegate Saab  ​​
    Duties of Guardian of the Person and Visitation Between Adult Child and Parent

  • SB0011 - Sponsored By: Senator Manno
    Universal Voter Registration Act

  • SB0019- Sponsored By: Senator Ramirez              
    Election Law - Automatic Voter Registration

  • SB0070​HB0043 - Sponsored By: Senator Reilly   
    Duties of Guardian of the Person and Visitation Between Adult Child and Parent

  • ​​​​SB0171​ – Sponsored By:  Senator Kelley
    Guardianship of a Minor or Disabled Person - Criminal Records History Check

  • SB0193​ - Sponsored By:  Senator Waugh
    Criminal Procedure - Victim Demographics 
     

  • SB0223 - Sponsored By: Senator Lee       
    Human Relations - Discrimination by a Place of Public Accommodation - Enforcement and Remedies​

  • SB0268 - Sponsored By: Senator Salling
    Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity

  • SB0350​ - Sponsored By: Senator Manno
    Universal Voter Registration Act

  • HB0512 / SB0430 - Sponsored By: Delegate Kittleman
    Guardianship of a Disabled Person - Communication and Notification Rights

  • SB0430 / HB0512 -  Sponsored By Senator Bates   
    Guardianship of a Disabled Person - Communication and Notification Rights               

  • HB0645​ - Sponsored By: Delegate Rosenberg      
    Election Law - Change in Administrative Policy Affecting Voting Rights - Notice and Judicial Review       

  • SB765 - Sponsored by: Senator Raskin​
    CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Blindness of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party  

  • SB704 - Sponsored by: Senator Gladden
    CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Blindness of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party  

  • HB0960​/ SB0853 (PASSED)- Sponsored by: Delegate Kelly
    Guardians of Property and Custodians - Authority to Fund Certain Trusts and Accounts     

  • HB0981/ SB0449 (PASSED)​ Sponsored by: Delegate Kelly
    Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Guardianship Fees - Income Deduction​   

  • HB0976  - Sponsored ​​​by: Delegate Rosenberg
    CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Blindness of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or Party   


Education

  • HB0029 - Sponsored By: Delegate Chang               
    Participants in Youth Sports Programs - C​oncuss​ions - Penalties for Coaches

  • ​SB0021 - Sponsored By:  Senator Young
    State Personnel - Professional Service - Maryland School for the Deaf - Teachers

  • ​SB0038 - Sponsored By:  Senator Klausmeier 
    Higher Education - Community Colleges - Workforce Development Sequence Grants and Scholarships

  • HB0085 (PASSED) - Sponsored By: Delegate Luedtke 
    Education - Children With Disabilities - Support Services - Parental Notification
      
  • HB0086 / SB0421 (PASSED) – Sponsored By: Delegate Luedtke         
    Special Education - Translations of Individualized Education Programs or Individualized Family Service Plans 
           
  • SB0071 ​​ Sponsored By: Senator Young
    Public and Nonpublic Schools - Student Diabetes Management Program                              

  • SB0120Sponsored By: Senator Simonaire        
    Higher Education - Senatorial Scholarships - Awards

  • HB0142 - Sponsored By: Delegate Hixson            
    Health and Safety - Emotional Health Awareness Programs

  • SB0272 - Sponsored By: Senator King
    Financial Aid - Deaf and Hearing Imparied Students - Out-of-State Institutions of Higher Learning

  • SB0421 / HB0086 - Sponsored By: Senator Ramirez              
    Special Education - Translations of Individualized Education Programs or Individualized Family Service Plans - Native Language    

  • HB0597SB0021​ - Sponsored By: Delegate Young, K.         
    State Personnel - Professional Service - Maryland School for the Deaf - Teachers         ​

  • HB0551 - Sponsored By: Delegate Kaiser Education - Children With Disabilities - Individualized Education Program Mediation              

  • SB0465 - Sponsored By Senator Madaleno         
    Community Colleges - Tuition Waiver for Disabled Individuals - Requirements                

  • SB0422​ Sponsored By: Senator Kasemeyer       
    Education - Maryland School for the Blind - Funding         

  • SB950 - Sponsored by: Senator Conway
    Students with Disabilities - Parental Consent for Individualized Education Program Content

  • SB823/HB0895 (PASSED) - Sponsored by: Senator Conway
    Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education Program - Extension


​Employment     ​

  • HB0038 - Sponsored By: Delegate McConkey       
    State Retirement and Pension System - Disability Retirement - Alterations

  • SB0186 - Sponsored By: Senator Klausmeier       
    Workers' Compensation - Permanent Partial Disability Compensation - Reversal or Modification of Award     
  • HB420 - Sponsored By: Delegate Waldstreicher
    Labor and Employment - Minimum Wage - Individuals with Disabilities (Ken Capone Equal Employment Act)
  • SB0417 / HB0420 - Sponsored BySenator Kelley   Labor and Employment - Minimum Wage - Individuals With Disabilities (Ken Capone Equal Employment Act)

  • SB818/ - Sponsored By: Senator Peters
    State Personnel - Individuals With Disabilities - Hiring Preferences

  • HB1058 - Sponsored by: Delegate Platt
    Task Force to Review the Workload of Special Educators in the state   

  • HB0928 / SB0818 - Sponsored By: Senator Kramer
    State Personnel - Individuals With Disabilities - Hiring Preferences


Government

  • ​​​HB0195 - Sponsored By: Delegate Krebs
    Procurement - Prohibition on Participation

  • HB06​85 - Sponsored By: Delegate Krimm              
    Department of Aging - Comprehensive Plan for the Aging Population    


​Health

  • SB0089 - Sponsored By:  Chair, FIN Committee    
    Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Provision of Substance Use Services to Enrollees of Managed Care Organizations

  • SB0091Sponsored By: Chair, FIN Committee   
    Public Health - State-Identified HIV Priorities

    SB0097Sponsored By:​ Chair, FIN Committee    
    Public Health - Opioid-Associated Disease Prevention and Outreach Programs

  • SB0186 - Sponsored By: Senator Klausmeier    
    Workers' Compensation - Permanent Partial Disability Compensation - Reversal or Modification of Award 
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  • HB0180​ - Sponsored By: Delegate West  
    Public Health -HIV Testing During Pregnancy​ 
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  • SB0304/HB423 - Sponsored by: Senator Nathan-Pulliam
    Maryland Commission on Health in All Policies

  • HB423/SB0304​ - Sponsored by: Senator Nathan-Pulliam
    Maryland Commission on Health in All Policies

  • SB0494 (PASSED) - Sponsored By: Senator Nathan-Pulliam
    State Department of Education - Community-Partnered School Behavioral Health Services Programs - Reporting System and Report (School Behavioral He​alth Accountability Act)                                                             
  • SB0497/ HB0595​Sponsored By:  Senator Guzzone          
    Behavioral Health Community Providers - Keep the Door Open Act
                             

  • SB0513 / HB0377Sponsored By: Senator Nathan-Pulliam               
    Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund
                         

  • SB0549 / HB0730 (PASSED) - Sponsored By:​ Senator Pugh
    Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council - Membership and Extension of Termination Date             
     
  • SB0551 / HB0682Sponsored By:  Senator Pugh    
    Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Clinical Crisis Walk-In Services and Mobile Crisis Teams - Strategic Plan

  • SB0569Sponsored By:  Senator Gladden             
    Methadone Treatment Facilities - Location - Limitations

  • SB0586Sponsored By: Senator King     
    Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Regional Institutes for Children and Adolescents - Report Before Closure
         

  • SB0449Sponsored By: Senator Kelley  
    Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Guardianship Fees - Income Deduction

  • SB0418HB0404​Sponsored By:  Senator Young              
    Richard E. Israel and Roger 'Pip' Moyer End-of-Life Option Act
       

  • HB0468 / SB0097​Sponsored By:  Delegate Lam    Public Health - Opioid-Associated Disease Prevention and Outreach Programs
       

  • HB0568Sponsored By: Delegate Aumann          
    Health Occupations - Health Care Practitioners - Exemption From Participation in Aid in Dying
             

  • HB0574Sponsored By: Charles County Delegation         
     Ji'Aire Lee Workgroup on the Protection of Adults With Mental Illness and Their Children
                

  • HB0579/SB858​Sponsored By: Delegate Rosenberg      
    Mental Health - Wraparound Services for Children and Youth
        

  • HB0595 / SB0497Sponsored By: Delegate Hayes              
    Behavioral Health Community Providers - Keep the Door Open Act
             ​

  • HB0644 - Sponsored By: Delegate Aumann          
    Public Health - Provision of Life-Preserving Health Care Services (Vulnerable Protection Act)

  • HB0682 / SB0551Sponsored By:​  Delegate Rosenberg      
     Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Clinical Crisis Walk-In Services and Mobile Crisis Teams - Strategic Plan
  • SB873/HB416 - Sponsored by: Senator Young
    Health Care Decisions Act - End of Life Decision Making Informational Booklet

  • SB899 - (PASSED) ​Sponsored by: Senator Klausmeier​
    Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Specialty Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services - Parity

  • SB644/HB714 - Sponsored by: Senator King​
    Early Identification of Autism Act 

  • HB0885 - Sponsored by: Delegate Vogt
    Behavioral Health Administration - Creation and Maintenance of Mental Health Professional Profiles (Patient Protection Provider Information Act)

  • HB0908​ - Sponsored by: Delegate Morhaim
    Hospitals - Establishment of Substance Use Treatment Programs - Requirements

  • ​HB0596 - (PASSED) State Department of Education - Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program - Age Eligibility


Housing

  • ​HB0021Sponsored By:​ Delegate Haynes             
    Sustainable Communities Tax Credit - Residential Units for Lower-Income Individuals

  • ​​SB0022​Sponsored By: Senator Benson               
    Human Services - Interagency Council on Homelessness - Membership

  • SB0024​  - Sponsored By:  Senator Simonaire       
    Discrimination in Housing - Military Status​​

  • HB0593 / SB0022 (PASSED)   - Sponsored By: Delegate Washington, M.           
    Interagency Council on Homelessness - Membership      


​Public Safety      ​​

  • HB0022/SB0147 - Sponsored By:  Delegate Krimm              
    Interagency Disabilities Board - Membership and Duties - Community Inclusion Training Oversight​

  • SB0147/HB0022 - Sponsored By:  Senator Hough             
    Interagency Disabilities Board - Membership and Duties - Community Inclusion Training Oversight​


Technology

  • HB0008/SB0126​Sponsored By:Delegate Beidle                
    Task Force to Study Issues Related to the Use of Self-Driving Vehicles

  • SB0126​/HB0008  - Sponsored By: Senator Serafini            
    Task Force to Study Issues Related to the Use of Self-Driving Vehicles
  • SB0099​Sponsored By:​ Chair, FIN Committee   
    Department of Disabilities - Assistive Technology Loan Program - Board of Directors


Transportation 

  • HB0008/SB0126Sponsored By: Delegate Beidle               
    Task Force to Study Issues Related to the Use of Self-Driving Vehicles

  • SB0126/HB0008  - Sponsored By: Senator Serafini            
    Task Force to Study Issues Related to the Use of Self-Driving Vehicles

  • SB835 - Sponsored by: Senator Guzzone
    Health Insurance - Motor Vehicle Modifications for Permanently Wheelchair Dependent Individuals - Coverage


Veterans

  • HB0186 - Sponsored By: Chair, Health and Government Operations Committee 
    Department of Veterans Affairs - Charlotte Hall Veterans Home Fund - Establishment
       
  • ​SB0225​  - Sponsored By: Senator Simonaire          
    Hunting and Fishing Licenses - Former Prisoners of War, Recipients of the Purple Heart Award, and Disabled Veterans          
      
  • SB0227​ - Sponsored By: Washington County Senators     
    Washington County - Property Tax Credit - Disabled Veterans​