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#1HB419PassedEstablishing an Office of the Inspector General in the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; providing for the appointment, qualifications, and term of the inspector general; providing for the establishment and function of an appointment committee...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 130
#2HB548VetoedProviding that a privately owned transportation project in the State that includes the construction of one or more tunnels with a diameter of 6 feet or greater that will be primarily used by a common carrier may not be constructed and the State may n...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
#3HB888VetoedProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#4HB202PassedAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 702
#5SB1202PassedEstablishing the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship Program; establishing eligibility criteria for the scholarship that requires an individual to be a member of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, a certain minority student, and...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 597
#6HB1517PassedRequiring the Director of the Behavioral Health Administration by December 1 each year to submit a report on behavioral health services for children and young adults in the State to the Governor and the General Assembly; requiring the Social Services...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 693
#7HB1498PassedAuthorizing a certain social organization in Harford County to seek certain alcoholic beverages licenses under certain circumstances; requiring a social organization seeking a license to meet certain criteria; and authorizing a social organization to...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 137
#8HB645PassedProhibiting 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
#9HB148PassedAuthorizing the holder of a certain Class C per diem alcoholic beverages license in Montgomery County to purchase alcoholic beverages from a County Department of Liquor Control warehouse, a dispensary, a manufacturer with a self-distribution license ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 120
#10SB407PassedEstablishing the Complete Streets Program to provide matching grants to certified jurisdictions to promote healthy communities; providing for program funds to be provided by the Governor in the State budget; specifying the requirements for a local go...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 722
#11HB517PassedAltering 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
#12HB150PassedEstablishing the Montgomery County Board of Education Compensation Commission to study the salaries of the members of the Montgomery County Board of Education; providing for the membership, appointment, removal, terms, chair, meeting requirements, an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 121
#13HB6IntroducedMaking human trafficking a felony under certain circumstances, rather than a misdemeanor.
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2018-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#14HB1596PassedProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
#15HB86PassedAuthorizing certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide reimbursement for certain services of a dietitian or nutritionist under certain circumstances for the treatment of prediabetes and obesity; ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 432
#16SB646PassedAltering a certain limit on the unified credit used for determining the Maryland estate tax for certain decedents; altering a certain limitation on the amount of the Maryland estate tax for decedents dying on or after January 1, 2019; providing that,...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15
#17HB1089EngrossedEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
#18HB1642EngrossedRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to designate an individual as the Student Loan Ombudsman to serve as a liaison between student loan borrowers and student loan servicers; establishing the duties and responsibilities of the Student L...
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2018-04-05
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)
#19SB1259PassedNaming a certain plaza of the Mary E.W. Risteau District Courts and Multi-Service Center in Harford County to be the H. Wayne Norman, Jr. Memorial Plaza; providing for certain funding for the implementation of the Act; and requiring a certain adminis...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
#20SB304EngrossedDelaying the effective date of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act until July 1, 2018.
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2018-02-16
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#21HB58EngrossedIncluding income from an individual retirement account or a certain annuity within a certain subtraction modification for certain retirement income under certain circumstances; applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; ...
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2018-03-28
#22SB284PassedRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to apply, by September 1, 2018, to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an amendment to a certain waiver to implement a pilot program to provide limited dental coverage to certain individuals;...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 621
#23HB355IntroducedEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State; providing that the Unit is an independent unit; establishing the Investigator General Selection and Review Commission in the Unit; requiring the Commission to appoint the Investigator General i...
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2018-03-01
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
#24HB485IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $100,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Village Learning Place, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction,...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#25SB381PassedProviding for certain calendar years the authorization to use certain Purse Dedication Account funds generated from video lottery proceeds for operating loss assistance by the Ocean Downs Race Course and Rosecroft Raceway to support a minimum of 40 a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 334
#26SB654PassedProhibiting a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under certain provisions of law from expiring until it is succeeded by a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under a certain provision of the law; requiring that the term...
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2018-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
#27HB1012PassedClarifying that the compensation of the Executive Director for the State Retirement Agency and certain staff shall be as provided in the State budget; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to adopt criteria for s...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 727
#28HB572PassedIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
#29SB927PassedAuthorizing a county and a municipality to impose a penalty against an alarm system contractor for the alarm system contractor's failure to register an alarm system under certain circumstances; authorizing a county and a municipality to impose a pena...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
#30SB732IntroducedEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after January 1, 2020; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewable sources in the State's renewable e...
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2018-03-06
#31HB1630PassedEstablishing the James Proctor Scholarship Program at historically black colleges and universities; requiring each historically black college or university to apply funding from the Program to the tuition and fees of an enrolled student who is a resi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 409
#32HB20IntroducedAltering the calculation of the maximum assessment of a dwelling against which the homeowners' property tax credit may be granted.
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2018-01-25
#33SB96PassedRepealing the requirement that both parties appear before the court at an absolute divorce hearing in order for the court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 849
#34HB438IntroducedRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist; authorizing the Board to take certain action against certain applicants and licensees for accepting or tendering rebates or split fees; prohibiting a licensed dentis...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#35HB570PassedAltering the determination of the amount of the standard deduction for an individual under the Maryland income tax; altering the minimum and maximum limitation amounts of certain standard deductions allowed under the Maryland income tax for certain t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 576
#36SB893IntroducedAuthorizing certain records of a corporation to be maintained by means of any information storage device, method, or electronic network or database, including a distributed electronic network or database, under certain circumstances; requiring a corp...
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2018-03-01
#37SB48PassedProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a State correctional officer for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than 75 weeks; and providing that the Act applies only prospectively and may not be applied or interpreted t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 588
#38SB92PassedEstablishing the Public School Facility Construction Innovation Incentive Pilot Program to provide incentives to encourage public school systems to pursue innovative public school facility construction projects; requiring the Interagency Commission o...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
#39HB461EngrossedAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim or victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification; providing that, for the purpose o...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-3)
#40HB592IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Bernie House, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#41HB634PassedEstablishing the Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland to study emerging communications technologies and develop a strategy for implementation of Next Generation 9-1-1 services across the State; authorizing the Emergency Number ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
#42SB598PassedRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255
#43HB664IntroducedSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Wash...
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2018-02-27
#44HB716PassedRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, the Vital Statistics Administration, and interested stakeholders, to conduct a study on th...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 82
#45HB1367IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Patriot Point LLC for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impro...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#46SB851PassedRequiring that the membership of the Maryland Jockey Injury Compensation Fund, Inc. consist of each licensed owner and trainer who is subject to a certain assessment; altering the circumstances under which a jockey is a covered employee under workers...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 222
#47SB1023IntroducedEstablishing the Drug Cost Review Commission; providing for the purpose of the Commission; providing for the membership of the Commission; requiring certain conflicts of interest to be disclosed and considered when appointing members to the Commissio...
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2018-02-28
#48SB607PassedRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
#49HB1470IntroducedProhibiting a public service company from terminating water or sewer service to a multifamily dwelling unit in Baltimore City based on the nonpayment of charges; requiring a landlord who collects certain fees or charges in Baltimore City to provide c...
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2018-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
#50HB61IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the County Executive and County Council of Howard County for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, s...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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