438TH LEGISLATIVE SESSION OVERVIEW
DELEGATE ANGEL HAS INTRODUCED A TOTAL OF 21 BILLS THIS SESSION THAT WILL ALL WORK TOWARD IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR RESIDENTS IN DISTRICT 25.
This session Delegate Angel introduced HB 511: Hate Bias Incident Prevention bill. This bill will ensure that all public universities and colleges develop and implement a reporting protocol for hate and bias incidents and hate bias training for all incoming freshmen. As a result of all the support HB 511 received by students, parents and community members, the language and intent of HB 511 was incorporated into the actual MD State Budget (SB 185) and as of March 20th 2018 it was passed.
Delegate Angel introduced HB 236 – Prince George’s County Affordable Housing Commission that will evaluate homeownership opportunities, possible barriers to the creation of affordable housing, including economic factors, local government regulations and procedures, and community perceptions. 000 was approved by House and Senate and is awaiting Governor Hogan’s signature.
Prince George’s County faces a disproportionate rate of asthma and cancer that can be linked to environmental factors. Delegate Angel is committed to addressing these issues. She introduced HB 183: Prince George’s County Environmental Justice Commission to report to the Prince George’s County Delegation recommendations regarding actions that should be taken to address environmental justice issues to improve the health and quality of life for the people of District 25.
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