2018 Women's Caucus Supported Legislation

Below is the legislation the Women's Caucus has supported this legislative session. In order to receive Women's Caucus support, the legislation must have bipartisan support and directly affect women. To get updates on the legislation, visit our social media here:

 

    PENDING

      SJ 4/HJ 2/SJ3: Increasing Maryland’s Competitiveness Through Gender Diversity in Boardrooms
      Delegate Maggie McIntosh, Senator Kathy Klausmeier, Senator Young

      • Senate versions: Awaiting a vote in Judicial Proceedings Committee
      • House version: Unfavorable Report by Rules and Executive Nominations Committee

      SB 422/HB 519: Income Tax-Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses – Income Eligibility
      Senator Nancy King, Delegate Ariana Kelly

      • Senate Version: Awaiting a vote in Budget & Taxation
      • House version: Awaiting a vote in Ways and Means

      SB 583/HB 520Local Government - Sexual Assault Cases – Local Audits
      Delegate Pam Queen, Senator Victor Ramirez

      • Senate version: Awaiting a vote in Judicial Proceedings
      • House version: Passed House

      HB 661: Crimes - Female Genital Mutilation - Penalties
      Delegate Christian Miele

      • Awaiting a vote in Health and Government Operations Committee

      SB 1059/HB 657: Motor Vehicle Insurance – Discrimination in Underwriting and Rating – Use of Marital Status or Gender
      Senator Cheryl Kagan, Delegate Charles Sydnor III

      • Senate version: Awaiting a vote in Finance Committee
      • House version: Awaiting a vote in Economic Matters Committee

      SB 1138/HB 1342: Legislative Branch of State Government - Sexual Harassment

      Senator Joan Carter Conway, Delegate Ariana Kelly

      • Senate version: Not scheduled for a hearing
      • House version: Passed House

       

      PASSED

      SB 2/HB 1: Children Conceived without Consent – Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)
      Delegate Kathleen Dumais, Senator Brian Feldman
      *Signed into Law Feb 13th 2018*

      SB 170/HB 388: Criminal Procedure - Violation of Conditions of Release
      Senator Nancy Lee, Delegate Aruna Miller

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House Version: Passed House

      SB 266 /HB 716Maryland Health Care Commission – Mortality Rates of African American Infants and Infants in Rural Areas – Study
      Senator Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, Delegate Robyn Lewis

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      SB 270/HB 0301: Courts – Evidence of Sexually Assaultive Behavior – Admissibility (The Repeat Sexual Predator Prevention Act)
      Delegate Vanessa Atterbeary, Senator Jim Brochin

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      SB 341/HB 1118: Hunting - Required Outerwear - Daylight Fluorescent Pink
      Senator Addie Eckardt, Delegate Christopher Adams

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      SB 402/HB 251: Education – Family Life and Human Sexuality Curriculum – Boundaries and Consent
      Delegate Ariana Kelly, Senator Craig Zucker

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      SB 598/HB 797Correctional Services – Inmates – Menstrual Hygiene Products
      Senator Susan Lee, Delegate Pam Queen

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      SB 578/HB 633: Secretary of State – Address Confidentiality Programs – Shielding of Real Property Records
      Senator Susan Lee, Delegate Anne Healey

      • Senate version: Passed Senate
      • House version: Passed House

      HB 1518: Public Health - Maternal Mortality Review Committee
      Delegate Jheanelle Wilkins

      • Passed House