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2017 Domestic Violence Legislative Agenda

Download the most recent Legislative Agenda (3.9.17)

MNADV Priority Legislation – SUPPORT

HB 498/SB 562   Health Care Decisions Act – Advance Directives and Surrogate Decision Making – Disqualified Individuals

HB 294/SB 224    Conviction of a Disqualifying Crime – Probation Before Judgment – Second Degree Assault


Other Domestic Violence Bills of Interest – SUPPORT

HB 293/SB 274    Family Law – Divorce – Domestic Violence Order

HB 318/SB 467    Public Safety – Firearms Disqualification – Antique Firearms

HB 429/SB 217    Criminal Law – Sex Offenses – Physical Resistance

SB 219/HB           Criminal Procedure – Pretrial Release – Victim Protection

SB 524/HB           Criminal Law – Crime of Violence in the Presence of a Minor – Repeal of Residence Requirement


Other Related Bills of Interest – SUPPORT

HB 1/SB 230  Labor and Employment – Maryland Healthy Working Families Act

HB 508/SB 368    Child Custody – Legal Decision-Making and Parenting Time



Past Legislative Reports

2016 Final Legislative Report

2015 Final Legislative Report

2014 Final Legislative Report

Bills supported by MNADV

Priority Legislation

Other Bills of Interest

Bills Opposed by MNADV

For further information about the Legislative Agenda, contact:

Maryland Network Against Domestic Violence
4601 Presidents Drive, Suite 370, Lanham, MD 20706
Tel: 301-429-3601 Fax: 301-429-3605
E-mail: info@mnadv.org Website: www.mnadv.org

For information on bills, legislators, synopses, budget, etc. go to mlis.state.md.us or call Legislative Services at 301-970-5200 or 410-946-5200.

Note: Committee votes are now available online on the Maryland General Assembly website. Look under the Documents section at the bottom of the bill information page. When a committee vote is available a link is provided to the vote record in pdf format.

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