2007 Regular Session


File Code: Children Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1353/06 - JUD
Sponsored By:
Delegates Cardin, Barnes, Boteler, Burns, Feldman, Frush, Hubbard, Kach, N. King, Kramer, Morhaim, Nathan-Pulliam, Pena-Melnyk, Rice, and Taylor
Family Law - Foster Care - Secondhand Smoke Exposure


Requiring the Social Services Administration to adopt regulations authorizing the Administration to require the local departments of social services to consider secondhand smoke exposure in determining permanency plans for children in foster care and require foster care parents to protect children in foster care from exposure to secondhand smoke in enclosed places; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Jon S. Cardin, District 11
Delegate Ben Barnes, District 21
Delegate Joseph C. Boteler, III, District 8
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Barbara Frush, District 21
Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Wade Kach, District 5
Delegate Nancy J. King, District 39
Delegate Benjamin F. Kramer, District 19
Delegate Dan K. Morhaim, District 11
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Craig L. Rice, District 15
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Administrative Agencies -see also- Electronic Government
Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Foster Care
Health -see also- Mental Health
Minors -see also- Age of Majority; Youth
Rules and Regulations
Smoking -see also- Cigarettes
Social Services -see also- Welfare

Bill affects the following Statute:

Family Law
( 5-532 )


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