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 Bill Status of HB2512  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  DISABILITIES TASK FORCE

House Sponsors
Rep. Michael J. Zalewski, Margo McDermed, Frances Ann Hurley, Natalie A. Manley, Deb Conroy, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Dan Brady and Martin J. Moylan

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Protection of Individuals with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System Task Force consisting of up to 25 members appointed by the Attorney General. Provides that the members shall reflect the racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity of the State. Specifies the categories of individuals to serve on the Task Force. Provides that the members of the Task Force shall serve without compensation. Provides that the Office of the Attorney General shall provide administrative and other support to the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall consider issues that affect adults and juveniles with disabilities with respect to their involvement with the police, detention and confinement in corrections facilities, representation by counsel, participation in the criminal justice system, communications with their families, awareness and accommodations for their disabilities, and concerns for the safety of the general public and individuals working in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall make recommendations to the Governor and to the General Assembly regarding policies, procedures, legislation, and other actions that can be taken to protect the public safety and the well-being and rights of individuals with disabilities in the criminal justice system. Provides that the Task Force shall submit a report with its findings and recommendations to the Governor, the Attorney General, and the General Assembly on or before March 31, 2016. Repeals the Act on June 30, 2016. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/18/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  2/18/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/18/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/19/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/2/2015HouseAssigned to Special Needs Services
  3/26/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Special Needs Services; 016-000-000
  3/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Brady
  3/26/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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