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2017 Testimony

On this page, we catalogue the testimony of bills the Conference is taking action on in 2017.

Recent Conference Testimony before the Maryland General Assembly

HB 1469 (Crossover): Public Assistance – Family Investment Program – Child Support Pass Through

3/30/2017

Position: SUPPORT 

The Maryland Catholic Conference (“Conference”) represents the public-policy interests of the three Roman Catholic (arch)dioceses serving Maryland: the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Diocese of Wilmington.

HB 1469 requires the first $100 for one child and $200 for two or more children collected ...

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SB 574 (Crossover): Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)

3/30/2017

Position: SUPPORT WITH AMENDMENTS

The Maryland Catholic Conference offers this testimony in SUPPORT of Senate Bill 574 in its original form.  The Catholic Conference represents the public policy interests of the three (arch)dioceses serving Maryland, the Archdioceses of Baltimore and Washington and the Diocese of Wilmington, which together encompass ...

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SB 535 (Crossover): Senator Norman R. Stone, Jr. Highway

3/30/2017

Position: SUPPORT

The Maryland Catholic Conference represents the mutual public-policy interests of the three Catholic (arch)dioceses serving the state of Maryland, including the Archdiocese of Baltimore, the Archdiocese of Washington, and the Diocese of Wilmington.  It is our great pleasure to offer this testimony in support of Senate Bill ...

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SB 220 (Crossover): Police Training Commission - Training Requirements - Human Trafficking

3/30/2017

Position: SUPPORT

The Maryland Catholic Conference offers this testimony in SUPPORT of Senate Bill 220.  The Catholic Conference represents the public policy interests of the three (arch)dioceses serving Maryland, the Archdioceses of Baltimore and Washington and the Diocese of Wilmington, which together encompass over one million Marylanders.

SB 220 ...

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