Maryland Senator Chris West [R]

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MDSB307IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to promote awareness in and provide training for directors of student services in local education agencies regarding pediatric stroke; and requiring...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB407IntroEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB367IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain indemnity and defense liability contract or agreement language concerning the provision of certain construction-related services is void and unenforceable to include damages arising out of economic loss.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB372IntroRequiring a disciplinary panel to obtain a third peer review report from a certain source or dismiss certain complaints against licensed physicians if only one of the two peer review reports makes a certain finding that a certain violation did not oc...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB411IntroRequiring local boards of elections to establish separate precincts in continuing care retirement communities of 200 or more persons who are at least 60 years of age to specifically serve at least the residents of those retirement communities if a co...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB778IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, and the State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board jointly to study the under-identification of traumatic brain injuries among school-aged children and to recommend a pr...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB544IntroProhibiting a county board of education from establishing a no-zero grading policy.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB675IntroEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to enforce the right of every adult in the State to visit with and receive certain communication from whomever the adult chooses, with a certain exception; establishing a rebuttable presumption in an ac...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB193IntroRequiring the State to continue providing a certain prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the January 1, 2019, termination of a certain State prescription drug benefit plan for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent childr...
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2019-03-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB470IntroProviding that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports wagering licenses; providing that a license may be issued only to the holder of a video lottery operation license or a ...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB507IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain percentage of an investment made in a qualified innovation business, not to exceed $50,000, or $100,000 for a qualified investor that is a pass-through entity or a married couple filing joi...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB293IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt any migratory game birds on Sundays during the open season on private property or public land designated for hunting.
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB375IntroRequiring that certain service contracts entered into by the State contain a certain work verification clause; requiring the work verification clause to require the contractor to use certain work verification software for a certain purpose, specify t...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB869IntroEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing for certain benefits and compensation of a claimant under the Act; establishing the Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund to provide compensation...
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2019-02-25
Hearing 3/13 at 12:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDSB948IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is an employee of a public or private preschool, elementary school, or secondary school; and providing penalties for a...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB980IntroExempting an assignment of rents and an assignment of a lease for security purposes from certain requirements related to recordation; and authorizing a certain assignment of rents or an assignment of a lease for security purposes prepared by an attor...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB951IntroReducing the State income tax rate for certain income of individuals; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.
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2019-02-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB968IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for contes...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB926IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB925IntroRepealing the requirement that an individual have $300 of unpaid fines before qualifying to enter into a payment plan with the clerk of the court to pay certain overdue fines; requiring that a traffic citation provide certain notice that a person may...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB420IntroRequiring certain physicians, hospitals, facilities, and institutions to report certain abortions to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring that the report be made on a certain form, be transmitted annually to the Vital Statistics Administratio...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB614IntroEstablishing that the goal of the Act is to reduce the number of individuals with untreated high blood pressure; requiring certain health care facilities to screen for hypertension each patient receiving health care services from the health care faci...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB548IntroAltering 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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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB508IntroEstablishing the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants and to conduct certain activities to promote the creation and development of Maryland breweries, visits to Maryland breweries, and the production and ...
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2019-02-08
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB270IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; and requiring the State Department of Agriculture, with existing budgeted resources, t...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB446IntroAdding Baltimore County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings engaged in agritourism from a permit requirement; providing for the number of people allowed to occupy a building engaged in agritourism in Baltimore County under cert...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB408IntroProhibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is charged with assault in the first degree or assault in the second degree against a victim who is a law enforcement officer; providing that a judge m...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB441IntroProhibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or an unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm, unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventin...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB673IntroRequiring that, beginning in fiscal year 2020, a certain amount of video lottery terminal proceeds distributed to the Racetrack Facility Renewal Account for certain racing licensees be allocated in a certain manner to the racecourse at Timonium for r...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB784IntroRequiring a certain award or verdict for future medical expenses to be based solely on average Medicare reimbursement rates in effect on the date of the award or verdict for the locality in which the care is to be provided; requiring a certain award ...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB672IntroAltering the maximum amounts of certain compensation awardable by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; authorizing the Board to negotiate a settlement with a person that has provided certain funeral or death-related services; altering the time w...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB775IntroIncreasing from $15,000 to $30,000 the maximum amount in controversy in a civil action in which a party may not demand a jury trial; providing for the construction and application of the Act; and making the Act contingent on the passage and ratificat...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB691IntroAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment; altering the required contents of a certain motion; authorizing the court to dismiss a certain motion without a hearing under certain circumstances; repealing the authori...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB832IntroLimiting the liability of the Maryland Transit Administration in a tort action to $1,000,000 to a single claimant for injuries arising from a single incident or occurrence; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB776IntroIncreasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $30,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB552IntroProhibiting former employees of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission and former commissioners of the Commission from being an owner or an employee of any business entity that holds a license under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health - G...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB118IntroEstablishing that the Secretary of State Police is not required to submit certain fingerprints with a certain application for a criminal history records check if the applicant's fingerprints are already on file with the Department of State Police.
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2019-02-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB294IntroRemoving the limitation on the amount of military retirement income that may be subtracted from federal adjusted gross income for State income tax purposes; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB357IntroExpanding 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 taxable years beginning after June 30, 2019.
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB225IntroClarifying the definition of "campaign material" by providing that, to meet the definition of "campaign material", the text, graphics, or other images contained in the material must primarily relate to campaign activity for an election.
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2019-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB379IntroProhibiting the declarations, bylaws, or certain other instruments of a condominium made by a developer from limiting certain powers of a council of unit owners to have legal standing or to enforce implied warranties except under certain circumstance...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB378IntroAltering certain provisions of law to prohibit a certain person from distributing a certain tobacco product or electronic nicotine delivery system to an individual under the age of 21 years, rather than to a minor; prohibiting a person from distribut...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB365IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; authorizing the Board to levy a...
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2019-01-31
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB321IntroMaking provisions of law relating to an offer of judgment in an action for a medical injury applicable to all civil actions; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB320IntroAuthorizing a defendant in a malpractice claim against a licensed professional to move for a protective order to limit the disclosure of certain documentary evidence under certain circumstances; requiring a court, upon a certain motion by the defenda...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB174IntroExtending 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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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB161IntroIncreasing, 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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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB171IntroAltering 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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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB159IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain public school facilities subject to certain limitations; establishing the Building Opportunity Financing Fund and the Building Opportu...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB92IntroEstablishing 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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2019-01-25
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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