Bills Pending Maryland House Judiciary Committee

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MDSB1052EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB309EngrossEstablishing a pilot program to examine the testing of oral fluid samples by certain police officers to assist in determining whether an individual is operating a motor vehicle while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance; authorizing a police ...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB919EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Felony Murder to review the provisions, penalties, and jurisprudence for felony murder, including its applicability to juveniles, in the State and in other states; providing for the composition, chair, and staffin...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB70EngrossIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the minimum number of calendar days that the Correctional Education Council must require certain inmates in correctional institutions to participate in a certain mandatory education program.
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB646EngrossAltering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; altering a certain exception to the prohibition; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibition; p...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB598EngrossProviding that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be aggregated and prosecuted in a certain county; applying certain penalties; altering a certain reference to the ma...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1635IntroRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB922EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate serving a sentence for a crime of violence from rec...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB29EngrossEstablishing the Workgroup on Criminal and Gross Negligence to study and make legislative recommendations for clarifying the terms "gross negligence" and "criminal negligence"; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; and ...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB745EngrossReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1062EngrossRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB812EngrossAuthorizing members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal laws of the State and to make arrests in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Law En...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB574EngrossEstablishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, as a...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB811EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of certain records relating to certain cases.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB687EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a certain petition for expungement if the person is convicted of a certain misdemeanor involving driving while the person's license or privilege to drive is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB735EngrossRepealing the crime of sodomy; clarifying that certain evidence is not admissible as an infamous crime; and providing that a certain conviction may not be expunged under certain circumstances.
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2020-03-15
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MDSB699EngrossRequiring the Maryland Judiciary Case Search, by December 31, 2020, to not in any way refer to the existence of certain records relating to certain charges entered before October 1, 2014.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB589EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search on or before October 1, 2020, from in any way referring to the existence of records of certain charges in cases with electronic records; establishing the Partial Expungement Workgroup to study and develo...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB147EngrossProhibiting a person from purchasing for, distributing, or selling kratom to an individual under the age of 18 years of age, except under certain circumstances; providing it is a defense in a prosecution under the Act that the defendant examined the ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB296EngrossAltering the statute of limitations for a violation of the prohibition on preventing or interfering with the making of a certain report of suspected sexual abuse of a child; providing that a person who violates the prohibition on preventing or interf...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB35EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a pre-release inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB899EngrossAltering a certain provision of law relating to the interception of an oral communication by a law enforcement officer using a body-worn digital recording device or electronic control device to provide that such interception is lawful under certain c...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB586EngrossRequiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to request to be designated as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; authorizing a court, in its dis...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB412EngrossRequiring certain State and local law enforcement agencies to reimburse individuals who take possession of dogs formerly used in law enforcement work under certain circumstances for reasonable and necessary veterinary treatment; specifying that the r...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1637IntroExtending the time for the submission of the interim report to September 1, 2021, and for the final report to December 1, 2022, of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission and extending the termination date for the Commission.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1632IntroClarifying that the calculation of extraordinary medical expenses for the purposes of determining a parental child support obligation under the child support guidelines includes the cumulative contributions of both parents.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1575IntroProhibiting a criminal justice unit from presenting victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms or verbal agreements purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; prohibiting ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB150EngrossAltering the period of time within which the Maryland Department of Health must present a claim against the estate of a deceased Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient before the claim is barred.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB481EngrossRequiring the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to report by December 1, 2021 and each December 1 thereafter, to the Governor, the House Judiciary Committee, and the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, certain information for the prec...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB68EngrossRequiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least onc...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB393EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Appellate Court of Maryland, to change the name of a Judg...
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB256EngrossRequiring the oversight committee of the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund, in consultation with the Comptroller and the State Court Administrator, to report to certain committees of the General Assembly on or before December 1, 20...
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB709EngrossAltering the assessment of points and penalties associated with driving a motor vehicle while the person's driver's license or privilege to drive is suspended for failure to satisfy a certain judgment.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB515EngrossDefining the term "indecent exposure" to establish that the offense of indecent exposure prohibits a person from, in public, engaging in a certain act of masturbation; and providing that a person convicted of a violation of the Act is guilty of a mis...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB653EngrossAuthorizing a court to stay the entering of judgment, defer further proceedings, and place a certain defendant on probation subject to reasonable conditions if the court finds facts justifying a finding of guilt; repealing a requirement that the cert...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB497EngrossAuthorizing a police officer who has successfully completed a program of training in advanced roadside impaired driving enforcement to request, require, or direct that a person take a test for drug or controlled dangerous substance content under cert...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB989EngrossAuthorizing the court to impose, on a person convicted of a hate crime, a requirement to attend an anti-bias education program.
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2020-03-12
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MDSB498EngrossEstablishing an exception to the prohibition on compelling a person to undergo a certain test of the person's breath or blood for a test that is required by a valid warrant.
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1268IntroAuthorizing, in Harford County, a person to, without a permit, carry a handgun on the property of a church during certain events, with advance notice to the Harford County Sheriff, and transport a handgun to and from certain church events if the pers...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1267IntroAuthorizing a person who has the written consent of a bona fide church to carry a handgun on the property of the church during services and gatherings, and who has the intent to wear, carry, or transport a handgun for certain purposes on the property...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1563IntroEstablishing certain requirements and procedures regarding certain settlement agreements for claims arising out of a birth-related neurological injury subject to certain provisions of the Act; requiring the Commission to assess a certain fee on certa...
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2020-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB506EngrossAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a han...
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2020-02-28
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1640IntroAuthorizing the Morgan State University Police Force to exercise powers granted to peace and police officers when requested or authorized to do so by the Mayor of Baltimore City or the Commissioner of the Baltimore Police Department.
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1579IntroEstablishing the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing State resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence-sharing; requiring the Council to prepare a certain comprehensive c...
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB166IntroProviding that a police officer is justified in using force under certain circumstances; providing that a police officer is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances; requiring a trier of fact to consider certain factors when assess...
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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB179EngrossProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB156EngrossExempting an applicant for a handgun qualification license from the requirement to complete a firearms safety training course if the applicant is a certain retired law enforcement officer or a certain active or retired correctional officer, sheriff,...
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1550IntroRequiring the designee of the State Superintendent of Schools, on receipt of a certain notification of a certain allegation of child abuse or neglect, to ensure that a certain notice is provided; requiring a certain family child care provider or chil...
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2020-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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