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Police recruits in Maryland to undergo new anti-discrimination training

One of many state laws taking effect Oct. 1
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Posted at 8:52 AM, Sep 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-30 20:17:18-04

One of many laws going into effect Saturday includes a statewide response to last year's unrest in Baltimore.

New police recruits will have to go through anti-discrimination and use-of-force de-escalation training.

Police trial board hearings will also be open to the public, and residents will be able to join those boards in some municipalities.

Among the other laws that will go into effect, parents who let underage drinking parties happen in their home will possibly face up to a year in jail.

Gambling will be legal at home, up to a certain point. Games with bets totaling $1,000 over a 24 hour period will  be allowed if you're 21 or over.

Noah's Law also takes effect Saturday, which requires ignition-interlock systems for drunk drivers.

RELATED: Noah's Law would require ignition interlock for all drivers

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