MD SB218 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 13-4)
Status: Passed on May 25 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-25 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 636
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]


Renaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; requiring the State to provide matching funds to counties for a supplement for each child in a household that receives federally funded benefits under the food supplement program; providing that the combined State and county supplement shall equal $30 per month in June, July, and August and $10 in December; requiring a county to submit a certain application by December 1 to receive certain funding; specifying the required State and local shares of funding; etc.

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Human Services - Food Supplements (Summer SNAP for Children Act)


Roll Calls

2019-03-24 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (121-16) (Y: 121 N: 16 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2019-03-16 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (46-0) (Y: 47 N: 1 NV: 1 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2019-05-25SenateEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 636
2019-04-05SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-03HouseThird Reading Passed (121-16)
2019-04-02HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-04-02HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-04-02HouseFavorable Report by Appropriations
2019-03-19HouseHearing 3/26 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-19HouseFirst Reading Appropriations
2019-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (46-0)
2019-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {489539/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-15SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
2019-01-25SenateHearing 2/06 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-01-24SenateFirst Reading Budget and Taxation


Maryland State Sources

Bill Comments