2007 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: HB 456/06 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Dumais, Ali, Barkley, Barve, Bronrott, Elmore, Feldman, Gilchrist, Gutierrez, Heller, Hixson, Hucker, Kaiser, Kelly, N. King, Kramer, Lawton, Lee, Levi, Manno, Mizeur, Montgomery, Rice, Rosenberg, Simmons, Smigiel, Sophocleus, Taylor, F. Turner, Valderrama, and Waldstreicher
Correctional and Juvenile Facilities - Contact with Inmates and Juveniles - Penalties


Prohibiting correctional employees and correctional staff members from engaging in specified intimate contact with inmates; prohibiting staff members, employees, and licensees of the Department of Juvenile Services from engaging in specified intimate contact with an individual confined in a specified juvenile facility; providing penalties for a violation of the Act; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 2/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Saqib Ali, District 39
Delegate Charles Barkley, District 39
Delegate Kumar P. Barve, District 17
Delegate William A. Bronrott, District 16
Delegate D. Page Elmore, District 38A
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jim Gilchrist, District 17
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Henry B. Heller, District 19
Delegate Sheila E. Hixson, District 20
Delegate Tom Hucker, District 20
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Kevin Kelly, District 1B
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Jane E. Lawton, District 18
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Gerron Levi, District 23A
Delegate Roger Manno, District 19
Delegate Heather Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Samuel I. Rosenberg, District 41
Delegate Luiz R. S. Simmons, District 17
Delegate Michael D. Smigiel, Sr., District 36
Delegate Theodore Sophocleus, District 32
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Kriselda Valderrama, District 26
Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher, District 18

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Correctional Officers
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties; Sentences; etc.
Juvenile Facilities
Juvenile Services, Department of
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Employees -see also- State Employees
State Employees

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 3-314 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered