Maryland Delegate Stephanie Smith [D]

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MDHB520PassRequiring the Governor to include $100,000 in the annual budget beginning in fiscal year 2021 for the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund; establishing the Task Force on Maryland Maternal and Child Health; requi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 661
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
MDHB277PassAuthorizing the Governor to include the State as a full participant in a regional governmental initiative, agreement, or compact that limits or reduces greenhouse gas emissions from the transportation sector; requiring the Department of the Environme...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 605
MDHB84PassExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDHB87PassAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add a certified teacher who is actively teaching and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; requiring the Governor to appoint a teacher member with the advice and con...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDHB109PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDHB960PassProhibiting the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City from transferring a license to another person until the resolution of pending criminal charges filed against the transferor that directly relates to the operation of the licensed premi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 707
MDHB959PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City, when determining whether a license should be renewed and, if so, whether any conditions should be attached, to consider the performance of a license holder for the 4 years immediately...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 706
MDHB725PassRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches on request; requiring certain regulations to incorporate the use of restorative approaches; ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 691
MDHB1366PassRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2026 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 739
MDHB286PassProviding an exception to the voter registration deadline to allow an individual to appear, on election day, at a precinct polling place in the individual's county of residence and apply to register to vote; requiring an applicant for voter registrat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 609
MDHB1404PassRequiring the Governor to appropriate $1,600,000 to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in each of fiscal years 2020 and 2021; establishing the Workgroup on the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; requiring the Workgroup to examine structural efficiencies of ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 743
MDHB1411PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual State budget for each fiscal year an appropriation of $200,000 for the CASH Campaign of Maryland to provide outreach, education, and free tax preparation services to promote the financial capability of ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 745
MDHB161VetoRequiring Baltimore City to withhold from tax sale certain places of worship if the taxes on the property consist only of a lien for unpaid charges for water and sewer service; repealing the authority of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City t...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB994VetoProhibiting employers who employ 15 or more full-time employees from requiring an applicant for employment, before the first in-person interview, to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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)
MDHB343VetoRepealing the June 30, 2019, termination date for a provision of law that increased from $250 to $500 the civil penalty for a violation recorded by a school bus monitoring camera for failure to stop for a school vehicle operating alternately flashing...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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)
MDHB809VetoDefining "telephone answering service" for the purpose of establishing that the service is taxable under the sales and use tax only if the service consists exclusively of answering a telephone either by an automated system or by a live operator, taki...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB528VetoRequiring the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City, following each decennial census of the United States, to prepare a plan for the adjustment of the geographic boundaries and composition of each Baltimore City police district and the reallocation o...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB81VetoAltering eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for the surviving spouses, who are at least 65 years of age, of certain veterans; providing that surviving spouses who are under the age of 65 and h...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
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
MDHB355PassRepealing the requirement that certain county boards of education develop and maintain a funding accountability website; requiring that each county board report annually certain financial information to the Department of Budget and Management beginni...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 541
MDHB245PassEstablishing the Student Data Privacy Council to study the development and implementation of the Student Data Privacy Act of 2015 and review similar laws and best practices in other states and appropriate technologies; specifying the membership of th...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
MDHB583PassRequiring the Maternal Mortality Review Program, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, to make recommendations to reduce disparities in the maternal mortality rate including recommendations related to social deter...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 449
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
MDHB461PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to determine whether a reportable incident constitutes private inurement if a private nonprofit institution of higher education engages in a reportable incident; etc.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 515
MDHB611PassAuthorizing a parent of a student with a disability to request an independent educational evaluation at public expense under certain circumstances; requiring a local school system to issue a written response approving or denying a parent's request wi...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 547
MDHB482PassAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain amount of donations to certain qualified permanent endowment funds at Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, or University of Maryland Eastern Shore; requ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 544
MDHB1116PassEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to promote gender diversity in corporate management and boardrooms; requiring a certain entity submitting an annual report to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include information rela...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 513
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
MDHB1010PassAuthorizing 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 317
MDHB130PassRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration and the Baltimore City Department of Transportation to study and analyze dedicated bus lane enforcement mechanisms in use by peer transit agencies and develop a certain enforcement plan; requiring the stu...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
MDHB251PassAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to certain 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 the grants...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
MDHB885PassEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 377
MDHB1339PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipality to provide, by law, the minimum number of years, not to exceed 40 years, that an elderly individual must live in the same dwelling in order to ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 332
MDHB1080PassSpecifying a certain time frame within which a certain franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to terminate or refuse to renew a beer franchise agreement; exempting certain franchisors from a prohibition against terminating or r...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
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
MDHB527PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain laws and regulations to retail food stores ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
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
MDHB1390PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to grant, by law, a certain property tax credit against the property tax imposed on dwellings in Baltimore City that are owned by low-income employees of Baltimore City who are employed on a fu...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383
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
MDHB516PassRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct an audit of the Baltimore Police Department to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the financial management practices of the Department beginning July 1, 2020, and at least once every 6 y...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 73
MDHJ9EnrollDesignating June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day in Maryland to memorialize the lives lost on June 28, 2018, at the Capital Gazette offices.
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2019-04-18
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1
MDHB486PassRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring a county board, nonpublic school, or contracting ag...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 55
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)
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1243EngrossRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the com...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
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
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