Maryland Delegate Ron Watson [D]

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MDHB658PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to include in an annual report to be submitted to certain committees of the General Assembly and the Department of Legislative Services by December 1 each year information on interagency agreements wi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 682
MDHB768PassEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents and certain stakeholders from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring the Board to collect data and identify prescription drug products that may cause a...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 692
MDHB262VetoAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB810VetoIncreasing the maximum income limits on eligibility for a certain credit against the State income tax for certain child and dependent care expenses; making the credit refundable, subject to certain income limits; increasing, each year, certain income...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB440PassLimiting the number of new P-TECH Planning Grants that may be awarded in fiscal year 2020 to establish a new P-TECH school until after the 2016-2017 cohort of P-TECH students completes the 6-year pathway sequence; and altering certain intent language...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
MDHB697PassRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to establish a workgroup to carry out the finding and declaration of the General Assembly that it is in the public interest to ensure that the health care protections established ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 418
MDHB814PassEstablishing the Maryland Easy Enrollment Health Insurance Program to improve data collection on uninsured individuals and to maximize enrollment of eligible uninsured individuals in affordable insurance programs; requiring the Maryland Health Benefi...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB1001PassExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to compile and summarize certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the Ge...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 526
MDHB1349PassExtending to August 1, 2019, the date by which the Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health are required to develop guidelines for public schools regarding health care services to students with sickle cell disease; extending the ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
MDHB659PassProhibiting the continued detention, beyond emergency detention, of a child under the age of 12 years unless the child is alleged to have committed a certain act that, if committed by an adult, would be a crime of violence or the child is likely to l...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 560
MDHB397PassRequiring 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 301
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
MDHB604PassAltering the circumstances under which firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupational disease th...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDHB672PassEstablishing the Local Housing Grant Program for Homeless Veterans and Survivors of Domestic Violence to provide grants for housing voucher funds to counties to house homeless veterans and survivors of domestic violence; authorizing the Governor in f...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 248
MDHB1072PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to accept a certain form of security from a transportation network company in place of a certain insurance policy if the other form of security adequately provides certain benefits and if the transportatio...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 226
MDHB1124PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain units with training on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring a certain promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry and to post on the registry a proposed...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDHB1027PassAltering certain definitions applicable to certain prohibitions against possessing, distributing, and creating child pornography; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing and intentionally retaining a certain representation showing a computer-g...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 325
MDHB493PassClarifying that a person who solicits another or conspires with another to commit murder in the first degree is guilty of murder in the first degree if the death of another occurs as a result of the solicitation or conspiracy.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
MDHB307PassEstablishing a Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission; authorizing the staff member provided by the Office of the Attorney General to issue certain subpoenas; requiring the Commission to hold certain public meetings in each county wher...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
MDHB871PassAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly taking another for prostitution by use of or intent to use force, threat, coercion, or fraud; prohibiting a per...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 21
MDHB1330PassRenaming the State Law Library to be the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library; providing that the Thurgood Marshall State Law Library is the successor of the State Law Library; providing that certain names and titles of a certain unit and officials in...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 38
MDHB181PassAltering 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 27
MDHB707PassProhibiting an individual from committing certain drunk or drugged driving offenses if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; establishing certain penalties; and increasing certain penalties...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 20
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)
MDHB745EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to have a written policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses the use of medical isolation or restrictive housing for certain purposes during pregnancy and during a certain post-p...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB786EngrossProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and t...
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2019-04-08
Delegates Clippinger, Lopez, and Moon
MDHB1002EngrossProhibiting the Commissioner of Correction from prohibiting an inmate placed in restrictive housing from having access to a transitional coordinator or case manager within 180 days before the direct release of the inmate from a correctional facility ...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB687EngrossAltering the definition of "sexual abuse"; altering the statute of limitations in certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse by providing a certain action may be filed at any time; and providing for the retroactive application of the Act to...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB640EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB823IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a workgroup to develop certain professional development programs for certain staff in local health departments; providing for the composition of the workgroup; requiring the workgroup to solicit certain fe...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHJ2IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that authorizes r...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB166PassSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods and for certain employers except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the s...
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2019-03-28
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 10
MDHB336PassSpecifying that an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; altering the purpose of the Catastrophic Event Account to enable the State to respond to fede...
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2019-03-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 1
MDHB740EngrossProhibiting a person from possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a firearm manufactured using a computer-aided fabrication device unless the firearm is imprinted with a serial number issued by a federally licens...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB731EngrossEstablishing a certain formula for the calculation of a certain child support obligation under the child support guidelines when a parent with shared physical custody keeps the child or children overnight for more than 25%, at least 92 overnights, bu...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB372IntroEstablishing 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 Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB664EngrossEstablishing the Nonprofit Youth Development Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to qualifying nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs target at-risk youth using certain strategies; requiring that funds for the P...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1424IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to publish on its website at least 30 days before soliciting certain applications a certain description of the process used by the Commission to approve or deny an application for a medical...
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2019-03-06
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1367IntroAuthorizing a State's Attorney to refer a child to a diversion program under certain circumstances.
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2019-03-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1314IntroAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing.
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2019-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1329IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Maryland Appellate Court, to change the name of a Judge o...
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2019-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB98IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-25
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1322IntroPhasing out, over certain taxable years, the limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be subtracted from federal adjusted gross income for Maryland income tax purposes.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB990IntroAllocating Racetrack Facility Renewal Account funds to the Maryland Economic Development Corporation for certain purposes and to the Bowie Race Course Training Center; authorizing a certain racing licensee and the owner of the Bowie Race Course Train...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1070IntroAltering 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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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB977IntroRepealing a certain provision of law that authorizes the expungement of certain convictions; authorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; authorizing a person who was found guilty of a certa...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB912IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by a c...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB855IntroRepealing provisions allowing individuals under the age of majority to marry under certain circumstances; and establishing that individuals under the age of 18 may not marry.
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB559IntroEstablishing that certain authority of railroad companies to acquire property by condemnation does not apply to an entity that owns or operates a railroad powered by a magnetic levitation propulsion system, or passenger or freight transportation for ...
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2019-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB715IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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