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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1SB953EngrossedAltering the distribution of revenue from certain recordation taxes collected by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; requiring the Comptroller, in consultation with the Department, to hire an independent certified public accountant to p...
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2018-04-09
Delegates Walker, D. Barnes, and Long
#2HB256IntroducedEstablishing an alternative dispute resolution program for landlord-tenant cases in the District Court for Prince George's County.
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2018-01-31
#3HB335VetoedExpanding the application of provisions of law governing grievance procedures for certain State employees; requiring a grievant to complete certain forms in sufficient detail that will allow for the expeditious resolution of the grievance; and applyi...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
#4SB298IntroducedProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a certain motion to introduce evid...
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2018-02-07
#5HB517PassedAltering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program if the opioid or benzodiazepine is prescribed or dispensed to an individual to treat or prevent acute...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 772
#6HB645PassedProhibiting a local government from requiring an electrical license or an electrical permit to install, maintain, inspect, replace, or service a wireless security system if the wireless security system does not require submission of a fire protection...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 205
#7SB998EngrossedEstablishing the REAL School Gardens Pilot Program to design and build custom outdoor classrooms at certain public elementary schools and to train teachers to use outdoor classrooms; requiring certain jurisdictions to implement the Program; requiring...
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2018-03-29
#8HB53IntroducedProhibiting a person other than the candidate or the candidate's spouse from making a loan to the campaign finance entity of a candidate; etc.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
#9HB1601EngrossedRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines and offer training to assist schools with a trauma- informed approach for understanding an...
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2018-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
#10HB848PassedAltering a certain prohibition on a consumer bringing a certain action or proceeding against a consumer reporting agency; altering the manner in which a consumer may place, temporarily lift, or remove a security freeze; requiring a consumer reporting...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
#11SB444PassedEstablishing the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City; requiring, to the extent practicable, the Task Force to reflect a certain diversity; requiring the Task Force to identify and examine certain negative social factors ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 708
#12SB542PassedAuthorizing the County Commissioners of Carroll County to distribute certain funds to rescue and emergency medical services companies in addition to fire companies, subject to a certain plan; authorizing the County Commissioners to award certain serv...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 269
#13SB1049IntroducedEstablishing the Endowed University System of Maryland Scholarship Program; authorizing the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to transfer up $50,000,000 from the non-State supported fund balance to a certain quasi-endowment fund; ...
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2018-03-07
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
#14HB1029PassedProhibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of certain sentences for persons who have p...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
#15HB1247PassedRepealing provisions of law that establish the annual compensation of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Anne Arundel County; requiring the annual compensation of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Anne Arundel County to be as set by the County E...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 838
#16HB1654EngrossedSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2018-04-05
#17HB635EngrossedProhibiting a merchant in a certain consumer contract from shortening the period of time during which a consumer may file a civil action at law against a merchant; providing that certain provisions of a consumer contract are void and unenforceable; a...
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2018-03-09
#18SB664IntroducedAllowing county boards of education to authorize certain students to satisfy a State or county middle or high school foreign language requirement by completing a course in computer programming language; and requiring the State Board of Education to a...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
#19HB171IntroducedEstablishing that a retail beer and wine license issued in Montgomery County authorizes the sale of shochu and soju under certain terms and conditions; and defining "shochu" as a Japanese alcoholic beverage that contains not more than 24% alcohol by ...
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2018-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
#20HB349IntroducedIncreasing certain penalties for drunk and drugged driving offenses for individuals who have been convicted previously of certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making certain drunk and drugged driving offenses felonies; establishing that ...
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2018-02-07
#21HB404IntroducedClassifying the offense of human trafficking as a crime of violence under certain provisions of law.
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2018-02-06
#22SB725PassedAuthorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
#23SB981IntroducedProhibiting a hospital from discharging into extreme outdoor temperatures a patient that an employee of the hospital has reason to believe is suffering from an emergency medical condition and lacks certain capacity to seek shelter, without assistance...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
#24HB972PassedRequiring a holder of a Class 4 limited winery license to own or have under contract at least 20 acres of grapes or other fruit in cultivation for use in the production of wine in the State or to ensure that at least 51% of the ingredients used in th...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
#25HB1496IntroducedProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a certain employer from taking certain discriminatory actions against or otherwise penalizing a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver or,...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#26HB1171PassedAltering, from the following day to up to 7 following days, a certain limitation on the number of days for which a reduction may be taken in the amount of proceeds received from video lottery terminals and table games on a given day; repealing a requ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 299
#27HB60EngrossedAltering the definition of "electric personal assistive mobility device" to require that the device have one vertical or center control bar or mechanism that responds to pressure from the hands or legs of the rider to steer the device and have a nona...
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2018-03-14
#28HB113PassedRequiring the Governor to appropriate $3,600,000 in the annual State budget for Baltimore City to be used only to provide grants to community-based organizations to implement Safe Streets Initiatives in Baltimore City; requiring that the funds be use...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 147
#29HB323IntroducedModifying the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation; modifying the categories of offenses for which a police officer is authorized to charge by citation; and modifying the circumstances under which a police offi...
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2018-01-30
#30HB651IntroducedProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in a passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway...
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2018-02-20
#31HB1680IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $25,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Brooklyn Park Youth Athletic Association, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#32HB806IntroducedEstablishing the Summer Meals Expansion Grant Pilot Program to provide funds to sponsors to increase the number of children and the number of meals served through the Summer Food Service Program; requiring the State Department of Education to adminis...
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2018-02-22
#33HB251PassedRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rela...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 736
#34HB100IntroducedIncreasing the amount of time a certain inmate who is sentenced to life imprisonment must serve before parole eligibility; eliminating parole eligibility for certain violent offenders under certain circumstances; restricting a court from ordering a c...
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2018-02-06
#35SB426IntroducedAltering the conditions under which the principal balance on a loan to a campaign finance entity is considered a contribution; providing that the terms of a loan to a campaign finance entity require that the loan be repaid not later than the end of t...
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2018-02-08
#36HB649IntroducedProhibiting the distribution of a certain opioid or opioid analogue, the use of which causes the death of a minor; establishing a penalty of up to 30 years imprisonment for a violation of the Act; clarifying that certain conduct constitutes distribut...
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2018-02-20
#37SB1055IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Kent School, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improv...
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2018-03-10
#38HB410PassedRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing a municipal corporation in Prince George's County to enact certain local laws regulating fences; repealing certain provisions of law prohibiting the enactment of a local law that is not less restrictive...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 129
#39HB291PassedRequiring the Division of Correction to conduct a certain educational, vocational, and job history interview for each inmate as soon as feasible after the individual is sentenced to the jurisdiction of the Division; and requiring the Division to incl...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 144
#40HB488IntroducedEstablishing that it is a misdemeanor to intentionally cause offensive contact, engage in conduct tending to put another in fear of offensive contact, or attempt to cause offensive contact; providing for the form of certain charging documents; provid...
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2018-02-13
#41HB786EngrossedRequiring, to the extent reasonably possible, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to adhere to the standards of the American Corrections Association for restrictive housing in State correctional facilities.
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2018-03-19
#42HB871PassedAuthorizing the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to make a one-time transfer of up to $25,000,000 from the non-State supported fund balance to a quasi-endowment fund; limiting the use of certain proceeds to certain purposes; and ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 392
#43HB1426EngrossedRequiring the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission, in consultation with the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, to establish a workgroup of commercial oyster harvesters and other interested stakeholders in the State; requiring the workgroup to review c...
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2018-04-09
#44HB1539PassedProviding that certain general contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by a subcontractor regardless of whether the subcontractor is in a direct contractual relationship with the gene...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 846
#45HB191EngrossedRepealing provisions allowing individuals under the age of 17 to marry under certain circumstances; etc.
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2018-04-06
Senators Smith, Hough, and Lee
#46HB357IntroducedAltering the time to pay certain manufacturer's license fees from annually to one time; altering the amount of certain manufacturer's license fees; providing that prorating of certain fees for certain licenses does not apply to a license for which th...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#47SB173PassedEstablishing that a judge of the Orphans' Court for Kent County shall receive a salary set by the Kent County Commissioners; establishing that each judge shall receive an allowance for travel expenses in accordance with the county budget; requiring t...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 808
#48SB385IntroducedProhibiting insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide coverage for diagnostic examinations for breast cancer under certain policies or contracts from imposing certain cost-sharing requirements on cove...
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2018-02-14
#49HJ3EnrolledEstablishing the compensation of the members of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the circuit courts, and the District Court of Maryland.
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2018-05-26
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 3
#50HB1104PassedRequiring vehicle manufacturers, distributors, and factory branches, or their agents, to allow vehicle dealers to furnish consumer data in a certain manner; authorizing manufacturers, distributors, and factory branches to access data management syste...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 517
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