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HB 1147 - Correctional Services - Inmate Welfare Fund - Telephone Financial Assistance
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Tracking Level: Oppose
Sponsor: Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Last Action: 3/21/2012 - H Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
House Committee: House Committee on Judiciary
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2/28/2012Testimony - Click to View

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BILL INFO-2012 Regular Session-HB 1147
2012 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 1147

File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 910
Sponsored By:
Delegates Valentino-Smith, Alston, Carter, McComas, Mitchell, Mizeur, Valderrama, Vallario, and Wilson
Entitled:
Correctional Services - Inmate Welfare Fund - Telephone Financial Assistance

Synopsis:

Requiring the managing official of a local correctional facility with an inmate welfare fund to adopt regulations that require a portion of the profits derived from telephone commissions to be used for telephone calls that take place between an inmate and the minor child of an inmate; and requiring that distributions be made according to the financial need of an inmate.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
2/10
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m.
3/21
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Jill P. Carter, District 41
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Keiffer J. Mitchell, Jr., District 44
Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Joseph F. Vallario, Jr., District 27A
Delegate C. T. Wilson, District 28

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Local Government Mandates
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Rules and Regulations
Telephones

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Correctional Services
( 11-901 , 11-902 , 11-903 , 11-904 )

Documents

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Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Judiciary