Maryland Senator George Edwards [R] | Introduced

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MDSB996IntroProviding that July 27 each year is Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day in recognition of the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans.
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2019-03-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB115IntroClarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB272IntroAltering a certain provision of law to require the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services to require an individual to pass a polygraph examination or extensive background check, or both, rather than just a polygraph examination, before ...
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2019-03-11
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Kelley)
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Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn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
MDSB666IntroRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to establish a certain process for certifying an individual who completes a police training program in another state or military police academy.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB884IntroRequiring a Baltimore City school police officer and a school resource officer to carry a firearm while present on the premises of the school to which the officer is assigned.
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2019-03-11
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs) and Hearing canceled (Judicial Proceedings)
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
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
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
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
MDSB650IntroAltering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; altering the amount of the credit from a one-time $500 credit to a maximum of $25...
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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
MDSB963IntroRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a public record of the Workers' Compensation Commission that contains personal information of an individual other than by an attorney of a party to a workers' compensation claim; requ...
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2019-02-26
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB1008IntroProhibiting 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
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1005IntroAuthorizing an individual who hunts under a Deer Management Permit in Baltimore County to use a shotgun or breech loading center fired rifle to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons, in the locations and under the conditio...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB503IntroRepealing limitations and exceptions for certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System receiving credit for military service if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system.
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2019-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB665IntroClarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB850IntroExempting from the sales and use tax certain sales of qualified computer technology for use at a qualified data center under certain circumstances; requiring an individual or a corporation to apply for a certain certificate of eligibility in order to...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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)
MDSB142IntroDesignating the long-tailed salamander as the State amphibian.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB663IntroAuthorizing the Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide financial assistance under certain programs for business and revitalization projects in certain opportunity zones under certain circumstances; a...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB681IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB608IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
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
MDSB413IntroIncreasing, from $15,000 to $20,000, a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain military retirement income under certain circumstances and for certain retirement income attributable to a resident's employment as a correction...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB409IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the State income tax for income from a qualified transfer of stock or membership interest of a Maryland corporation or limited liability company to certain employee ownership entities; limiting the amount of ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDSB277IntroRequiring that 1.5% of the proceeds of video lottery terminals at certain video lottery facilities be paid to the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account in fiscal years 2018 through 2020; etc.
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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB278IntroAltering the membership of the Correctional Officers' Retirement System to include Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services employees in certain positions on or after July 1, 2019; requiring a certain transfer and combination of certain ...
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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
MDSB166IntroAltering penalties for a certain crime relating to use of a firearm in the commission of a crime of violence or felony.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB190IntroReducing, from 8.25% to 6.0%, the State corporate income tax rate by reducing the rate by 0.25% each year for 9 years.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB90IntroEstablishing 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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2019-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB91IntroProposing 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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2019-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB207IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings o...
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2019-01-23
Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
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