Maryland Senator Chris West [R]

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MDSB103PassAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in an electronic communication if the electronic communication, as part of a series of communications, has the effect of intimidat...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 26
MDSB245PassAltering the definition of "ignition interlock system" to require that an ignition interlock device be equipped with a camera capable of recording the still images of the person taking the test of the person's blood alcohol level; etc.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDSB232PassProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; and applying certain penalties.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 29
MDSB567PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Child Custody Court Proceedings Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Allegations; and requiring the Workgroup to study State child custody court proceedings involving child abuse or domestic violence allegati...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 52
MDSB165EngrossEstablishing the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center for School Safety to establish procedures for anonymous reporting of behaviors, involving one or more students, that are of concern, dangerous, violent, or unlawful, or the threat ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (106-29)
MDSB371EngrossRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing an unlicensed person to take certain actions; prohibiting a licensed dentist from raising a certain defense in a certain a...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB676EngrossAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain defendant of the filing of a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB255EngrossAuthorizing certain museums to claim title to certain property in the possession of the museum; requiring a museum, before taking title to certain property, to provide notice by certified mail; authorizing a museum, under certain circumstances, to pr...
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2019-04-08
Senators Hester, Washington, and Lee
MDSB209EngrossAuthorizing a commissioner, if a petition is filed and there are reasonable grounds to believe that the respondent has committed rape or a sexual offense or attempted rape or sexual offense in any degree against the petitioner, to issue an interim pe...
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2019-04-06
Delegates J. Lewis, Shetty, and Lopez
MDSB242EngrossAltering the time period after which a court is required, under certain circumstances, to dismiss a charge of murder in the first degree against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial from 5 years to 10 years.
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2019-04-06
Delegates Sydnor, Moon, and Arikan
MDSB176EngrossRequiring the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to report certain information for the preceding calendar year for cases involving a crime of violence disaggregated by judicial circuit to the Governor, the House Judiciary Committee and th...
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2019-04-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB368EngrossRequiring the Executive Director of the Maryland Aviation Administration to place donation boxes at the entrance to each security screening checkpoint at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport; and requiring that money depos...
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2019-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB930EngrossEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors; requiring the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness to provide staff for the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to compile existing information on t...
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2019-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB248EngrossProhibiting 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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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB402EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a facility operated by the Maryland Department of Health is required to receive and evaluate an inmate in a correctional facility who has been certified for involuntary admission; authorizing a court, if the Dep...
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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB311IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written re...
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2019-03-27
Second Reading Failed
MDSB846EngrossRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screening and assessments to determine whether opioid treatment or medication-assisted treatment for op...
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2019-03-27
Hearing 4/02 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDSB160EngrossAdding bladder cancer and kidney or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-03-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB173EngrossRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide training to certain Executive Branch agencies on the preparation of certain economic impact analyses; requiring a promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry that allows any small...
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2019-03-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB203EngrossAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest as determined by data used in the most current Chesapeake Bay Water...
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2019-03-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB700IntroRepealing the initial cap on participation in a certain waiver; requiring a certain waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to include a request for a cap on waiver participation that is...
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2019-03-21
Motion to refer to Budget and Taxation (Senator King) Adopted
MDSB89EngrossAltering 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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2019-03-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB221EngrossProviding for a Workgroup on Establishing an Independent School Board for the Juvenile Services Education System to determine whether the General Assembly should create an independent school board for the Juvenile Services Education System and identi...
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2019-03-20
Hearing 3/21 at 2:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDSB565IntroIncreasing the number of hours of continuing education that therapeutically certified optometrists are required to attend from 30 to 40; providing that continuing education on use and management of certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents include a ...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB981IntroProviding 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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2019-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB169IntroAltering 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 Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB621EngrossAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing the diminution credit that may be awarded to certain inmates; ...
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2019-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB851IntroExpanding the uses of a certain account in the Bay Restoration Fund to include making certain no- or low-cost loans for the repair or replacement of certain failing on-site sewage disposal systems; limiting a certain loan to a homeowner who resides i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB114EngrossAuthorizing 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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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB149EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties; providing for the composition of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study issues related to the classification of and penalties for criminal and civil violations in the...
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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB366IntroAuthorizing a landlord who uses a written lease to collect certain fees and charges as rent under certain conditions; providing that the Act applies only if the written lease used by a landlord includes a certain provision and provides a certain noti...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB380IntroEstablishing that all common elements of a condominium are covered under a certain implied warranty on common elements from a developer; and applying common element implied warranty coverage to any portion of a condominium that a council of unit owne...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB97EngrossProviding 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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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB744EngrossEstablishing the Commission on the Development of a Blueprint for Solar Energy in Maryland to develop a comprehensive siting blueprint to guide units of State and local government in evaluating proposed solar energy projects, consistent with the Comm...
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2019-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB162EngrossClassifying a certain offense of human trafficking as a crime of violence under certain provisions of law.
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2019-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB163EngrossProhibiting an individual from committing a certain drunk or drugged driving offense if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making a violation of the Act a felony; establishing a penalty ...
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2019-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB341IntroModifying the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that have an imprisonment penalty of up to 90 days; modifying the categories of offenses for which a poli...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB397IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day to commemorate the protected right of free press as identified in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB369IntroEstablishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analy...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB556IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB757IntroAltering the method for determining the amount of time devoted to the administration of federal, State, and locally mandated assessments; and limiting the amount of time that is devoted to the administration of these assessments to not more than 1 sc...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB783IntroRequiring a health care provider, before each administration of a human papillomavirus vaccine, to provide an individual with a certain information sheet and obtain written consent on a certain form; requiring that a certain information sheet include...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB674IntroEstablishing in Baltimore County a Class A-T (Towson) beer, wine, and liquor license and a Class B-T (Towson) beer, wine, and liquor license; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue a Class A-T license or a Class B-T license only for ...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB993IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Behavioral and Mental Health in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimb...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB226EngrossAuthorizing a candidate to seek an immediate injunction against certain violations of the campaign finance laws against a certain campaign finance entity supporting the candidacy of any candidate for the same office.
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2019-03-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2019, are not eligible for parole consideration until having served 25 years without application of diminution of confinement credits; requi...
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2019-03-07
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB170IntroIncluding 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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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB326IntroAuthorizing the Director of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to issue certain fraternal organizations a license for not more than five instant ticket lottery machines; providing that proceeds from instant ticket lottery machine sales by a ...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB875IntroPhasing out, over 2 taxable years, a certain limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be included in a certain subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax.
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB167IntroRepealing 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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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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