MD SB853 | 2019 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 29-5)
Status: Passed on May 13 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-05-13 - Approved by the Governor - Chapter 490
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [PDF]

Summary

Altering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States who is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces and who has applied to obtain United States citizenship and the application is pending approval; requiring the certification of a police officer who fails to obtain United States citizenship to be terminated; etc.

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Title

Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission - Police Officer Certification - Eligibility (Freedom to Serve Act)

Sponsors


Roll Calls

2019-03-23 - House - House Floor - Third Reading Passed (107-30) (Y: 107 N: 30 NV: 3 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2019-03-16 - Senate - Senate Floor - Third Reading Passed (45-0) (Y: 46 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 2) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2019-05-13SenateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 490
2019-04-03SenateReturned Passed
2019-04-02HouseThird Reading Passed (107-30)
2019-03-29HouseSecond Reading Passed
2019-03-29HouseFavorable Report Adopted
2019-03-29HouseFavorable Report by Judiciary
2019-03-19HouseHearing 3/28 at 1:00 p.m.
2019-03-19HouseFirst Reading Judiciary
2019-03-18SenateThird Reading Passed (45-0)
2019-03-18SenateSecond Reading Passed with Amendments
2019-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments {178772/1 Report Adopted
2019-03-18SenateFavorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2019-02-06SenateHearing 2/20 at 12:00 p.m.
2019-02-04SenateFirst Reading Judicial Proceedings

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Maryland State Sources


Bill Comments

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