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With Legislative Overrides, Paid Leave and Abortion Access Bills Become Law in Maryland

April 11, 2022

The Maryland General Assembly voted on Saturday to override Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s vetoes of abortion access and paid leave bills, enacting the measures into law. The bills were among 10 measures a Democratic supermajority in the legislature enacted over the Republican governor’s objection on Saturday. House Bill 937, titled the Abortion Care Access Act, was overridden in the House of Delegates by a vote of 90-46, and in the Senate by a vote of 29-15.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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