Maryland Delegate Charles Otto [R]

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MDHB291PassIncreasing the Somerset County Liquor Control Board reserve fund from up to $150,000 to up to $300,000; and increasing the maximum amount of money, from $50,000 to $100,000, the Liquor Control Board may distribute from the reserve fund to a dispensar...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 618
MDHB292PassReducing to 200 feet the minimum distance from a place of worship, school, public library, or youth center for an establishment for which the Board of License Commissioners of Somerset County may issue a certain license.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB290PassIncreasing the annual salaries of the chair from $3,500 to $4,000, members from $3,000 to $3,500, clerk from $3,500 to $4,000, and attorney from $4,000 to $4,500, of the Board of License Commissioners for Somerset County.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 616
MDHB155PassIncreasing the caps on the percentages of certain costs for the construction, acquisition, renovation, and equipping of community mental health facilities, addiction facilities, and developmental disabilities facilities for which State grants can be ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDHB178PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide for the renovation of the Ocean City Convention facility; increasing, from $17,340,000 to $24,500,000, the amount the Board of Public Works may approve for the issuance of certain bonds related to...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB481PassReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, the crime of selling, bartering, trading, or offering to sell, barter, or trade a minor for money, property, or anything else of value.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365
MDHB1123PassAltering the name of the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to be the Hemp Research Pilot Program; establishing the Hemp Farming Program to promote hemp as an agricultural commodity in the State, the commercial sale of hemp products within and outside the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
MDHB808PassRepealing a certain list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to adopt regulations to establish a list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; altering a certain condition under ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 278
MDHB417PassRepealing a requirement that a report of a sewer overflow or treatment plant bypass provided to the Department of the Environment by an owner or operator of certain sewer systems or wastewater treatment plants be made by telephone; specifying the con...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
MDHB331PassRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDHB323PassRequiring a County Commissioner from a commissioners' district to reside in that commissioners' district for the 6 months immediately preceding the filing deadline for the election of the Commissioner and during the full term of office of the Commiss...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDHB641PassProhibiting a person from engaging in sexual contact with an animal; defining "sexual contact with an animal"; etc.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
MDHB939PassEstablishing certain classes of electric bicycles; establishing that electric bicycles may be operated in any place where bicycles are allowed to travel, subject to certain restrictions; prohibiting a person under the age of 16 years from operating a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 63
MDHB110EngrossRequiring physical education to be provided in each public school in a planned and sequential manner to all students, prekindergarten through grade 12, for the purpose of developing the students' good health and physical fitness and to improve motor ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDHB1293EngrossEstablishing the Professional and Volunteer Firefighter Innovative Cancer Screening Technologies Program in the Department of Health to provide grants to certain fire departments and volunteer fire companies to procure cancer screening tests not gene...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1243EngrossRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the com...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDHB806IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, contingent on the approval of a waiver application under a certain provision of federal law, to make copper plans available in the Individual Exchange to certain individuals; requiring the Exchange to c...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB544IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, fees related to the adjudication of certain claims.
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB600EngrossRequiring the Power Plant Research Program to study and make recommendations regarding nuclear energy and its role as a renewable energy resource in the State; and requiring the Program to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by January 1,...
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2019-04-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB921IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, as part of its review and approval process for an application for a water quality certification for the Conowingo Dam relicensing process, to require the applicant to fulfill certain requirements and condi...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB112EngrossProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2019-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB728EngrossAuthorizing, on or after July 1, 2020, an individual who possesses a valid hunting license to use an off-road vehicle for the purpose of retrieving certain white tailed deer and black bear during a hunting season on roads or trails in any State park ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB158IntroAltering the recruitment and appointment process for certain positions in the skilled service or professional service in the State Personnel Management System under certain circumstances; requiring an appointing authority initiating a certain recruit...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1151IntroProhibiting a physician from performing or inducing an abortion on a woman before 24 hours have elapsed since the woman requested that the physician perform an abortion except under certain circumstances; prohibiting a claim or diagnosis that a woman...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB44IntroProposing 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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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB43IntroEstablishing the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission as an independent unit of State government; providing for the intent of the General Assembly regarding legislative and congressional redistricting; requiring th...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB368IntroProhibiting a person from engaging in certain conduct that results in a life-threatening injury to another; exempting certain conduct that results in a life-threatening injury to another; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act of imprisonm...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB463IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1035IntroRequiring certain websites that implement certain politically biased algorithms to file a certain report with the State Board of Elections within 7 days after implementing the politically biased algorithm; requiring certain websites that implement po...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB497EngrossAltering the time frame of certain notices that a mobile home park owner is required to provide to each resident in the mobile home park and the Department of Housing and Community Development, and to post in a public area of the mobile home park, co...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB348IntroEstablishing that the Department of Natural Resources may plant or allow to be planted only certain native oyster shell, including fossilized native oyster shell, of the species Crassostrea virginica for use as substrate for an oyster restoration, pr...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB789IntroEstablishing a penalty of up to $1,000 for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law committed within a special event zone in Worcester County.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1042IntroRequiring an insurer to offer a claimant at least 95% of the retail value of a vehicle in a cash settlement for the total loss of a private passenger motor vehicle under certain circumstances.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB908IntroRequiring the governing body of a condominium to send a certain written notice regarding the display of candidate or proposition signs to all unit owners not less than 90 days before each primary election and each general election in the State; and r...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB405IntroIncreasing the amount of the appropriation, beginning in fiscal year 2021, that the Governor is required to include in the annual budget bill for the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000; and repealing the termina...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB978IntroProhibiting a physician, except under certain circumstances, from performing or inducing an abortion on a pregnant woman before determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat and if the physician determines that the fetus has a detectable h...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB5EngrossRequiring commercial driver's license training schools to include training on the recognition, prevention, and effective reporting of human trafficking as part of the curriculum; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include content on the re...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1101IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt certain regulations regarding the administration of mifepristone; requiring that mifepristone be provided by or under the supervision of a physician who meets certain qualifications and conditions;...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1195IntroRepealing certain provisions of law related to prohibiting the State from interfering with the decision of a woman to terminate a pregnancy under certain circumstances; requiring a physician to inform a woman seeking an abortion of certain informatio...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1193IntroRequiring each facility in the State in which an abortion is performed to meet the standards required for an ambulatory surgical facility, including any standards established in regulations.
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB975IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1310IntroEstablishing the damages to be awarded for a certain taking of land or an interest in land subject to a utility easement where that easement is being used for providing broadband telecommunication services; requiring certain damages to be computed at...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB45IntroEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB46IntroAltering the definition of "qualified employee" to include certain individuals who are provided certain paid parental leave for purposes of a credit against the State income tax for certain small businesses that provide certain employer benefits to c...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB154IntroAltering the subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under certain circumstances for a certain amount of retirement income attributable to a resident's employment as a correctional officer, a law enforcement officer, or a fire, rescue,...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB148IntroEstablishing the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center for School Safety; requiring the School Safety Subcabinet to develop program guidance on or before September 1, 2019; requiring a local school system that elects to participate in ...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB149IntroIncluding income from certain retirement plans within a certain subtraction modification allowed under the Maryland income tax for certain individuals who are at least certain ages, are disabled or whose spouse is disabled, or are retired correctiona...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB150IntroExtending certain benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders Program to businesses that locate or expand in opportunity zones in the State; extending to 2030 the termination date of the Program; altering the maximum aggregate credit amounts of init...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB152IntroRepealing the limit on the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Planning Grants that may be awarded to a local school system in each year; removing the prohibition against new P-TECH Planning Grants being awarded to establish ...
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2019-02-12
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB231IntroIncreasing, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2020, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain qualifying volunteer fire, rescue, and emergency medical services members.
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
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