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Md. General Assembly passes ‘Alex and Calvin’s’ bill

(The Daily Record / Maximilian Franz)

The General Assembly on Monday passed legislation that would permit parents and other adults to be jailed for up to one year for providing alcohol to or hosting drinking parties attended by those under the legal drinking age of 21 who become impaired seriously injure themselves or others in driving from the event.

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‘Alex and Calvin’s’ bill likely headed to Senate-House conference

Sen. Brian J. Feldman (File photo)

A Senate-House conflict over whether and to what extent adults could be jailed for hosting underage drinking parties is likely headed to conference over the chambers’ respective legislative responses to the drunken-driving related-deaths of two recent high-school graduates last June.

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Md. House passes ‘Alex and Calvin’s’ bill, conflicts with stronger Senate measure

The House of Delegates on Thursday night passed legislation that would allow judges to imprison adults who knowingly and willfully host underage drinking parties but retain as just a fineable offense the mere furnishing of alcohol to a person under age 21.

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