Maryland Delegate Tawanna Gaines [D]

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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
MDHB319PassRenaming the University of Maryland University College to be the University of Maryland Global Campus; requiring the publisher of the Annotated Code of Maryland, in consultation with and subject to the approval of the Department of Legislative Servic...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 40
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
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)
MDHB277EnrollAuthorizing 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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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB298PassEstablishing a network of oyster sanctuaries in the five tributaries identified by the Department of Natural Resources for large-scale restoration pursuant to the 2014 Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement; codifying the boundaries of certain oyster san...
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2019-04-08
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/4/2019) - Chapter 17
MDHB440EnrollLimiting 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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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB560EnrollRequiring the State Highway Administration, in consultation with appropriate county and municipal authorities, to compile certain best practices for siting, constructing, and maintaining traffic calming devices that address engineering and design and...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB543EnrollProviding certain requirements technology-based businesses must meet before the Maryland Technology Development Corporation may make certain grants or provide certain equity investment financing; requiring the Corporation to adopt certain regulations...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB768EnrollEstablishing 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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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB923EnrollEstablishing the Task Force to Study Transportation Access for the purpose of reviewing certain information, findings, and recommendations to improve transportation access; requiring the Task Force to make a final report of its findings to the Govern...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB428EnrollAltering the policy and purpose of provisions of law governing flood control and watershed management to include establishing a grant program to assist local jurisdictions with infrastructure repairs, watershed restoration and emergency protection wo...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB714IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to consult with the Maryland Association of Community Colleges when establishing a certain review process and adopting certain guidelines or regulations for a grant program for supplemental services ...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1266EnrollEstablishing the National Capital Strategic Economic Development Program to provide strategic investment in local housing and businesses to encourage sustainable communities and to focus on areas where modest investment will have an appreciable neigh...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1124EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB262EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB824EnrollAuthorizing certain institutions of higher education to verify the eligibility of an applicant for, and on verification administer, Guaranteed Access Grants under the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Program of Educational Excellence Awards under certain ...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHJ11EngrossDesignating March 13 as Women Veterans Day.
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2019-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB594EnrollProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice; prohibiting a student loan s...
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2019-04-04
Returned Passed
MDHB592EnrollAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; requiring certain individuals to pursue certain assistance from the medical assistance program in a certain manner; requiring a facili...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1349EnrollExtending 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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2019-04-04
Returned Passed
MDHB132EnrollExpanding the eligibility requirements for the Robotics Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing certain youth with an out-of-school time experience that focuses on personal and workforce development, to support existing rob...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB201EnrollRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to provide ridership services on transit vehicles to any permanent employee in any unit of the Executive Branch of State government, including a unit with an independent personnel system; prohibiting the ...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1192EnrollRequiring certain recipients of State funds to install an assistive listening system in an assembly area during construction or renovation of the assembly area if the assembly area uses or requires the use of a public address system and a state contr...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB878EnrollAltering the fees that are due for failure to file a campaign finance report, an affidavit, or an amended campaign finance report; increasing the maximum fee payable for a campaign finance report, an affidavit, or an amended campaign finance report f...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB810EnrollIncreasing 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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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB791IntroRequiring the Workers' Compensation Commission, in consultation with the Department of Disabilities, to study return-to-work policies for private sector employees and report its findings as part of the Commission's annual report.
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB697EnrollRequiring 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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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
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
MDHB593EngrossDefining the term "mortgage lender" to mean a person that is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; clarifying the definition of the term "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that t...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB604EnrollAltering 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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2019-03-27
Passed Enrolled
MDHB338EnrollRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; requiring the State to provide matching funds to counties for a supplement for each child in a household that receives federally funded benefits under the food supplement program; pro...
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2019-03-26
Returned Passed
MDHB508EngrossModifying certain elements required to establish a defense to serving an alcoholic beverage to an underage individual; and providing that reliance by an establishment or a seller on the results of an electronic identification scanner that verifies th...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB502EngrossRequiring the Office of Recycling within the Department of the Environment to provide to local communities certain encouragement, information, and examples relating to certain programs that divert mattresses and box springs from disposal in landfills...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB773EngrossRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to charge a certain additional fee on the issuance of special registration plates for recipients of an individually earned, combat-related armed forces medal; requiring that the additional fee be credited to...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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
MDHB767IntroRequiring the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to act on behalf of the University System of Maryland and certain system institutions for the purpose of collective bargaining; providing for the negotiation of a certain consolidated memo...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB72IntroEstablishing the Fiscal Year 2017 Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program to provide rebates to individuals who purchased qualified equipment in fiscal year 2017 but did not receive the rebate; limiting the rebate to an applicant who own...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB675IntroRepealing the term of imprisonment that may be imposed on a person who operates or knowingly allows to be operated a motor vehicle that the person knows or has reason to know is not covered by the required security; and reducing from $1,000 to $500 t...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB966EngrossProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB205IntroRequiring institutions of higher education to develop and implement an academic forgiveness policy on or before August 1, 2019, that applies to applicants who earned unsatisfactory or failing grades at a prior institution of higher education under ce...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB320IntroEstablishing the 2020 Census Complete Count Commission to ensure the fair and accurate counting of individuals in hard-to-count populations residing in the State and local jurisdictions in the 2020 Census; requiring the Commission to perform certain ...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB913IntroProhibiting an employee or agent of a correctional facility from detaining a certain person beyond a certain date or notifying federal immigration authorities of certain information about a certain person under certain circumstances; prohibiting a po...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1158IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters 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
MDHB535IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB537IntroAllowing a $3,000 subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain veterans who are discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active military, naval, or air service of the United States; applying the Act to taxable y...
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2019-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB458IntroRequiring at least $120,000 of $1,000,000 in impact grants distributed to Prince George's County from certain proceeds of video lottery terminals to be distributed to the Town of Forest Heights.
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2019-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB209IntroProviding that a project involving the construction of one or more tunnels to be used by a common carrier may not be constructed and the State may not authorize the use of or access to a State-owned right-of-way or State property unless certain envir...
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2019-01-29
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB269IntroRequiring that certain envelopes required to be used by voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring that absentee ballots be accompanied by instructions for the postage of certain absentee ballot envelo...
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2019-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
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