2012 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 760
Sponsored By:
Delegates Mizeur, Alston, Anderson, Dumais, Kaiser, Lee, McComas, Reznik, Stukes, F. Turner, and Valentino-Smith
Bringing Maryland Families Together Act


Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish a specified video visitation program under which a specified inmate may visit with specified persons via Internet; requiring the Department to establish an approval process and guidelines for specified organizations to provide Internet video access to specified persons; authorizing the Department to establish a fee for participation in a video visitation program; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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House Action
First Reading Judiciary
Hearing 3/6 at 1:00 p.m.
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, District 20
Delegate Tiffany T. Alston, District 24
Delegate Curt Anderson, District 43
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Anne R. Kaiser, District 14
Delegate Susan C. Lee, District 16
Delegate Susan K. McComas, District 35B
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate Melvin L. Stukes, District 44
Delegate Frank S. Turner, District 13
Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith, District 23A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Correction, Division of
Correctional Institutions -see also- Patuxent Institution
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates.
Nonprofit Organizations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Prisoners -see also- Ex-Offenders
Public Safety and Correctional Services, Department of
Rules and Regulations
Telecommunications and Information Technology

Bill affects the following Statute:

Correctional Services
( 10-1001 through 10-1005 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered