Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Md. Gen. Assembly All-Male Panel Made Decision On Rape Legislation
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — In a decision made by an all-male committee, Md. Gen Assembly did not pass legislation that would allow rape victims to terminate the parental rights of their rapist.
The legislation, sponsored by Delegate Kathless Dumais, failed on the last day of General Assembly.
Both the House and Senate passed bills that made it through both chambers, and the committee was of three delegates and three senators was called together to reconcile differences between the two bills. The meeting was set for the last day of General Assembly, but was not passed because of the committee ran out of time.
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