Maryland Senator Bryan Simonaire [R]

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MDSB101PassEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 162
MDSB57PassRepealing, in Anne Arundel County, the requirement that certain applicants for certain local alcoholic beverages licenses include a petition of support with the license application.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 600
MDSB52PassDefining the term "assessment district" in a provision relating to the issuance of certain off-sale alcoholic beverages licenses in Anne Arundel County as a tax assessment district established by the county through local law.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 70
MDSB60PassAuthorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to adopt a certain ordinance to prohibit littering and to impose certain criminal and civil penalties.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 43
MDSB37PassRequiring a license holder, before each renewal of a Class B or Class H alcoholic beverages license in Anne Arundel County, to attest in a sworn statement that the gross receipts from food sales for the 12-month period immediately preceding the appli...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 503
MDSB131PassIncreasing the maximum civil penalty applicable to a violation for affixing a commercial sign to a State highway sign, signal, or marker in the State highway right-of-way to $100 per commercial sign affixed; and clarifying certain language establishi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 534
MDSB143PassLimiting the types of creditor claims for which the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County is required to adhere to certain guidelines before approving certain related license applications; and authorizing the Board to approve an appl...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 284
MDSB141PassRaising the salaries of part-time inspectors employed by the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County from $10,000 to $11,000 for one part-time chief inspector, from $8,000 to $9,000 for one part-time deputy chief inspector, and for oth...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 214
MDSB142PassRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a process for an individual purchasing certain licenses and stamps in a certain manner to make a voluntary monetary donation to the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund; requiring the Department ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 536
MDSB180PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to fulfill a certain notice requirement by posting online a completed application for an alcoholic beverages license at least 10 days before the application hearing; and altering ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 171
MDSB163PassRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to publish a meeting agenda not less than 1 week before the meeting; requiring the Board to broadcast via live stream every open meeting online; altering the timing requirement for ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 153
MDSB219PassAltering the definition of an "abandoned or sunken vessel" to mean one that has remained at a location for more than 60 instead of 90 days without the consent of the property owner; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to take an abandoned v...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 76
MDSB222PassRequiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to elect a president and vice president from among its elected members at its annual meeting; establishing a term of 1 year for the president and vice president; providing that an individual who fi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 540
MDSB326PassRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 273
MDSB281PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to waive certain application fees for applicants intending to use certain contaminated properties for clean or renewable electrical generation sites under certain circumstances; requiring the Department to ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 544
MDSB361PassEstablishing a barbershop and beauty salon beer and wine license in Anne Arundel County; specifying that the license may be issued to the holder of a certain barbershop permit or a certain beauty salon permit; authorizing the holder of a license to s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 551
MDSB417PassAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the dwelling house of disabled veterans with a service-connected disability rating ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 630
MDSB455PassEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 248
MDSB282PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 181
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the grants life cycle, including the creation of certain materials f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDSB341PassAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 24
MDSB349EngrossExpanding eligibility for a property tax exemption for the dwelling house of a disabled veteran to include veterans with a service connected disability of at least 80%; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after June 30, 2020.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB86EngrossStating certain findings of the General Assembly related to the value of fishing and hunting to the cultural and social heritage and the economy of the State; and establishing that it is the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State ...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB25EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources submit a certain report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019; and repealing the termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to the is...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB128EngrossRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB129EngrossProhibiting a person from using contributor information from any report or statement required under provisions of law governing campaign finance for commercial solicitation purposes; and prohibiting a person from publishing contributor information fr...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB324EngrossRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB323EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to consider and, as appropriate and to the extent consistent with State and federal law, use certain supplemental environmental projects as part of a settlement or enforcement action concerning an alleged v...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB322EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by July 1, 2020, to develop a certain program of education on the dangers of gambling and gambling addiction to be provided in public high schools; requiring the program to be coordinated with other State ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB839EngrossRepealing provisions on brewing company off-site permits, distillery off-site permits, and winery off-site permits; establishing a manufacturer's off-site permit with certain privileges; authorizing the Comptroller to issue a permit to the holder of ...
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2020-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB84EngrossSpecifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB90EngrossDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB130EngrossRequiring alcoholic beverages license holders to have lawful status in the United States.
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2020-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB32EngrossRequiring the Governor to appoint five members, instead of three, to the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; requiring that members be appointed from each legislative district in Anne Arundel County; limiting the number of terms t...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB487IntroAuthorizing certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System to receive credit for certain military service even if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB532EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding opportunities for vet...
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB997IntroIncreasing from $10,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount of compensatory damages that may be awarded to an owner of a pet from a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of the pet while acting individually or through an animal under the perso...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB996IntroRequiring a tax sale of certain property if the tax has been in arrears for at least 5 years, subject to certain exceptions.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1078IntroAuthorizing the Governor to appoint special prosecutors and to direct resources and personnel from any unit of State government for a certain purpose during a state of emergency that is declared because a homicide rate reached at least 3 homicides p...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB237IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a c...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB43IntroExempting certain applicants for certain licenses from the requirement to submit a set of fingerprints with the application if the applicant has submitted certain fingerprints for a prior license application in the State.
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB188IntroProviding that a food is misbranded if it is offered for sale in the State with a label that identifies the product as a meat or a meat product and the product contains animal tissue cultured from animal cells outside the animal from which the tissue...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB509IntroEstablishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person, including deadly physical force, when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, the occupant reasonably believ...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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
MDSB486IntroAllowing an individual to itemize deductions to compute Maryland taxable income whether or not the individual itemizes deductions on the individual's federal income tax return; providing that, for an individual who does not itemize deductions on the ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB672IntroClassifying the theft of a handgun as a felony; and establishing certain penalties for theft of a handgun.
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB560IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB283IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; inc...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB563IntroRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, by October 1, 2020, to develop written policies to provide guidance to law enforcement agencies on the appropriate use of handcuffs when taking a person into custody on a body attachmen...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB266IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require single-member delegate districts; altering certain standards for the drawing of legislative districts; proposing a new article to the Maryland Constitution to establish standards for the ...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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