Much respect and love for our Division Ambassador At Large Charlene Rock-Foster for keeping our Baltimore UNIA-ACL division up to date with all of the information going on in the Baltimore Community. As a division we are striving to be more active in our community politically.
This is just four of many. Also included are instructions on creating an account if one wanted to track what is happening with the bills below.
–HB0077: Prohibiting a person from committing motor vehicle offenses related to overtaking and passing vehicles, driving on the sidewalk, and reckless and negligent driving while operating a dirt bike; and establishing penalties of imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $1,000 or both for a violation of the Act. (B360 is pushing back against this legislation for it criminalizes dirt bike riding, )
–SB309: Local review board: to add civilians to the accountability board for Baltimore City’s local control of its Police Department
–SB0053: Requiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody, interrogates or charges a child with a criminal violation to provide reasonable notice to the child’s parents, guardian, or custodian; requiring the notice to include the child’s location, the reason for the custody action, and instructions on how to make in-person contact; prohibiting the interrogation of a child by a law enforcement officer until the child has consulted with a certain attorney and a notice has been provided to the child’s parents, guardian or custodian; etc.
–HB1: Establishing that, on or after July 1, 2023, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may use and possess cannabis. At that general election, the vote on the proposed amendment to the Constitution shall be by ballot, and on each ballot there shall be printed the words “For the Constitutional Amendment” and “Against the Constitutional Amendment”, as now provided by law.
You can enter the above bills in the search bar to pull up the details. To create your personal page, go to the website, click on on MyMGA Icon in the upper right hand corner of the page: