Maryland Senator J.B. Jennings [R]

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MDSB960PassAltering the number of months from 6 months to 9 months that the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County may authorize for a seasonally operated licensed premises to be closed under certain circumstances.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 769
MDSB1004PassAltering the date by which the Clerk of the Court of Appeals and the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals must provide a certain notice to the State Board of Elections; repealing the requirement that the Anne Arundel County Board of Education provid...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDSB946PassAuthorizing retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan to elect to have a spouse or dependent child covered under a certain State plan; requiring the Department of Budget and Management, on or before January 1, 2020, to esta...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 767
MDSB192VetoRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent; providing that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for d...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB694VetoProhibiting a credit card processor from assessing or charging a fee, fine, or penalty that exceeds $500 if a business entity cancels a merchant processing agreement, or any fee, fine, or penalty if a business entity terminates a merchant processing ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB164PassIncreasing 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 386
MDSB512PassProhibiting a public service company from terminating electric or gas service to certain residential customers for nonpayment on a day that a government shutdown is in effect and for 7 days after the government shutdown has ended; authorizing the Pub...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 522
MDSB678PassAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
MDSB522PassAltering the membership of the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council; repealing the requirement that the Secretary of Health and the Secretary of Aging, or their designees, cochair the Council; requiring the members of t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 411
MDSB922PassProhibiting a person from stating on a label of a food product that the product is milk unless the product meets a certain definition; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a plan to enforce a certain prohibition, inc...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 530
MDSB958PassAuthorizing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to take action against a clinical professional counselor only if the Board discusses the proposed action with a Board member who is a licensed clinical professional counselor and w...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDSB177PassAuthorizing 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 218
MDSB247PassProhibiting a rental vehicle company from, solely on the basis of age, refusing to rent a vehicle to an individual or charging an individual a higher rental fee than normally charged if the vehicle owned by the individual is not in use because of a w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 258
MDSB339PassRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDSB852PassAltering the definition of "military spouse" to include the surviving spouse of a service member who dies at any time before an application for a license; altering the definition of "veteran" to include former service members who have been discharged...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDSB727PassEstablishing 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 innovative cancer screening tes...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 219
MDSB693PassAltering the applicability of certain security breach investigation requirements to certain businesses; altering the applicability of certain security breach notification requirements to a certain owner or licensee of computerized data to allow notif...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 295
MDSB801PassAuthorizing the holder of a Class 5 brewery license to brew and bottle malt beverages at a location listed on an individual storage permit; authorizing a local licensing board to conditionally grant an applicant an on-site consumption permit or a Cla...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 318
MDSB879PassRequiring public schools to devote a part of at least one day to appropriate exercises that relate to Black History Month, with an emphasis on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and the contributions they made in the fight against slavery; etc.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 313
MDSB279PassAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to expand and establish certain aging-in-place programs for seniors; requiring the Department to publicize the availability of grant opportunitie...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDSB147PassAdding an adult grandchild of a certain decedent to the list of persons who have the right to arrange for the final disposition of the body of the decedent; requiring a person to forfeit the right of final disposition of the body of a decedent and th...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 231
MDSB113PassAltering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow payment by electronic check, credit card, or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 44
MDSB133PassRepealing 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 173
MDSB152PassAuthorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a charge of animal cruelty under the Act, as a condition of sentencing, to participate in and pay for psychological counseling and to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 62
MDSB521PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop a certain action plan to increase access to and the availability of professional veteran health services to prevent veteran suicides; requiring the plan to address certain matters; requiring the ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
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)
MDSB571EngrossAuthorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company or rescue squad and certain individuals who are denied payment of a certain disability or death benefit by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to appeal the decisio...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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
MDSB959EngrossEstablishing that certain contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by certain subcontractors if the employee notified the general contractor, in writing, within 180 days after the viol...
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2019-04-03
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB1050IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB1430IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB389EngrossCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for low speed electric vehicles in the City of Havre de Grace that are owned and operated by the City of Havre de Grace; defining a "low speed electric vehicle" as a vehicle capable of ...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
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
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
MDSB865IntroDesignating certain individuals as Maryland Military Veterans; establishing that a Maryland Military Veteran is not entitled to certain benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to certain veterans; establishing that a Maryland Military Veteran desi...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB878EngrossAltering the allocation of funds from the Racetrack Facility Renewal Account by adding the Bowie Race Course Training Center to the list of thoroughbred racing facilities eligible to receive the funds.
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2019-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB961IntroRequiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, each county board of education to require each public elementary school in the county to provide handwriting instruction that enables students to develop legible print handwriting by the end of the t...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
MDSB482IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, subject to certain limitations, to provide reimbursement for certain medically necessary and appropriate behavioral health services to managed care organizations; requiring managed care organizations, rath...
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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
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
MDSB287EngrossExempting a certain applicant for a handgun qualification license from a certain training requirement if the applicant is a certain retired law enforcement officer or a certain active or retired correctional officer, sheriff, or deputy sheriff under ...
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2019-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB570IntroProhibiting a person from distributing fentanyl, any structural variation of fentanyl, or any analogue of fentanyl, the use of which is a contributing cause of the death of another; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; and providing tha...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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
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