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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB791EngrossedProviding that it is lawful under certain provisions of law for an employee or agent of a financial institution that accepts deposits in the State to intercept and record a certain oral communication under certain circumstances; providing that a cert...
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2018-03-29
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
#2SB962IntroducedRequiring the contents of the certificate of a qualified expert to include a statement from a qualified expert that the licensed professional failed to meet an applicable standard of professional care and supervision; applying the Act prospectively; ...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
#3SB413IntroducedRequiring certain regulations to include a requirement that any swab, slide, or other DNA collection item included in a certain sexual assault evidence collection kit be tested within 1 year after the item was collected.
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
#4HB909IntroducedEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing for certain benefits and compensation, of a claimant under the Act; establishing the Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund to provide compensatio...
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2018-03-09
Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations and Judiciary)
#5HB604IntroducedEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of lead pigment for certain damages allegedly caused by the presence of lead-based paint in a residential building located in Baltimore City; providing that the Act do...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
#6SB725PassedAuthorizing 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
#7HB456IntroducedAdding certain offenses involving computers to the list of offenses on which a charge of murder in the first degree can be based; prohibiting the creation of or unauthorized introduction into a computer, computer system, or computer network software ...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#8HB599IntroducedAuthorizing a certain person to petition for a peace order or protective order against another person whom the petitioner alleges has engaged in certain behavior toward the petitioner that is controlling or coercive.
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#9HB1142EngrossedProviding that the failure of law enforcement to notify a certain individual that the individual is being recorded shall not affect the admissibility of a certain recording.
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-2)
#10HB487IntroducedProviding that an individual is eligible for a certain grant from the Board of Public Works if the individual was erroneously convicted due to misconduct by law enforcement under certain circumstances; establishing the process to determine eligibilit...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#11HB474PassedEstablishing that the terms of a trust do not prevail over certain periods of limitation in bringing a judicial action; prohibiting a beneficiary from bringing a judicial action against a trustee for breach of trust more than 1 year after the date th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 260
#12SB838VetoedProviding that, unless good cause is shown, a petition for writ of error coram nobis may not be filed more than 3 years after the petitioner knew or should have known that the petitioner faces a significant collateral consequence from the conviction ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
#13HB1125EngrossedEstablishing 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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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#14HB1628IntroducedProviding that a certain patient privilege does not exist for certain records and certain testimony of a psychiatrist or licensed psychologist, a psychiatric-mental health nursing specialist or professional counselor, or a licensed certified social w...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
#15HB1735IntroducedRequiring a court to give special consideration to certain objections as potential evidence of fraudulent intent in considering a petition for a change of name not related to divorce or adoption; and providing for the application of the Act.
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2018-02-21
#16HB1456PassedExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, production or transportation of oil or gas on or under the outer continental shelf; establishing that an offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous an...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 626
#17HB924IntroducedApplying certain immunity from civil liability for certain acts or omissions to certain persons who administer to individuals who appear to be experiencing an opioid overdose a certain dose or certain doses of a certain opioid antidote.
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2018-03-07
Hearing 3/7 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
#18HB661IntroducedIncreasing the maximum penalties for female genital mutilation from 5 years imprisonment or a $5,000 fine or both to 20 years imprisonment or a $10,000 fine or both; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-02-20
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
#19HB908PassedRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertility preservation procedures; providing ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 715
#20SB42PassedClarifying that any payment toward, written or oral affirmation of, or any other activity on a certain debt that occurs after the expiration of the statute of limitations applicable to the consumer debt collection action does not revive or extend the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 549
#21HB937EngrossedProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation a certain ap...
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2018-04-06
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
#22SB1050EngrossedRequiring a judicial officer to give a certain individual taken into custody on a body attachment the opportunity to make a complete declaration on a certain form; requiring a judicial officer to release an individual on personal recognizance without...
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2018-03-29
#23HB1585IntroducedAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
#24HB1019VetoedRequiring that certain active members of the Employees' Pension System or the Teachers' Pension System who are subject to the Reformed Contributory Pension Benefit earn a certain rate of interest on certain former member contributions in the Alternat...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#25HB956IntroducedAuthorizing a victim of a certain offense to bring a civil action for treble damages against a certain person; establishing that a certain criminal conviction is not a prerequisite for maintenance of an action under the Act; providing for the recover...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#26SB394PassedAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to provide, by law, a certain property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling located in Baltimore City that is owned by a public safety officer employed by the Baltim...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
#27SB49PassedIncreasing from $2,400 to $5,000 the salary of the president and from $2,400 to $4,500 the salary of the other regular members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections; and providing that the Act does not apply to the salary or compensation of t...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
#28HB335VetoedExpanding 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)
#29HB942IntroducedEstablishing that, in the case of a debt related to a residential tenancy where the court has entered a judgment in favor of the landlord, an individual arrested on a certain body attachment and taken before the court or a judicial officer of the Dis...
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2018-02-27
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
#30SB234PassedEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
#31HB80IntroducedAuthorizing a certain protest against the renewal of an opioid maintenance therapy program license by at least a certain number of certain persons; prohibiting the Secretary of Health, under certain circumstances, from approving a certain license ren...
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2018-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#32HB133EngrossedAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to provide for the renovation of the Ocean City Convention facility; increasing, from $17,340,000 to $21,700,000, the amount the Board of Public Works may approve for the issuance of certain bonds related to...
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2018-04-09
#33SB348PassedRequiring that a person commence a judicial proceeding to contest the validity of a trust that was revocable at the death of the settlor within a certain period; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 257
#34SB469IntroducedEstablishing the Healthy Schools Program in the State to promote a healthy environment in the public schools by adopting minimum standards designed to protect the health of the occupants of public school buildings; requiring the Secretary of Health, ...
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2018-02-21
#35SB748EngrossedProviding that it is lawful under certain provisions of law for an employee or agent of a financial institution to intercept and record a certain oral communication under certain circumstances; providing that an audio recording shall be preserved for...
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2018-03-15
#36HB8IntroducedRequiring certain regulations to include a requirement that any swab, slide, or other DNA collection item included in a certain sexual assault evidence collection kit be tested within 1 year after the item was collected.
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2018-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#37SB56IntroducedProviding that a garnishment against property held in a certain joint account is valid unless the persons named on the account were married prior to a certain date; establishing a presumption that the garnishment is valid unless, within 30 days after...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#38SB30EngrossedRepealing the requirement that a health care provider who attests in a certificate of a qualified expert or who testifies in relation to a proceeding before an arbitration panel or a court concerning compliance with or departure from standards of car...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Failed (41-89)
#39SB22IntroducedAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment; making a conforming change; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Finance
#40SB93IntroducedRepealing a certain prohibition on filing a counterclaim or cross-claim in a wrongful detainer action; and authorizing a counterclaim or cross-claim to be filed in a wrongful detainer action.
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#41SB157EngrossedIncreasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the minimum amount in controversy in civil cases over which the District Court and the circuit courts have concurrent jurisdiction; increasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the maximum amount of money over which the District ...
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2018-03-20
#42SB226PassedAuthorizing a party to a certain wrongful detainer or distress action brought in the District Court to demand a trial by jury in accordance with certain provisions of law, subject to certain provisions of law; and making certain provisions of law reg...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 550
#43HB550PassedAltering the salary for judges of the Orphans' Court for Charles County; establishing that the Chief Judge shall receive $500 additional annual compensation; and applying the Act.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 819
#44HB545IntroducedProhibiting a court from issuing a body attachment for a tenant who is a defendant in a landlord-tenant action in which the amount of rent claimed does not exceed $5,000, exclusive of interest and costs.
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2018-02-27
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
#45SB511IntroducedAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#46HB635EngrossedProhibiting 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
#47SB554IntroducedAltering the definition of "State personnel" to include a person acting on behalf of the State in accordance with State law for the purposes of establishing certain immunity against tort claims; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-02-15
#48SB616PassedEstablishing a marketplace license in the 43rd alcoholic beverages district in Baltimore City; creating exceptions under which the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City may issue certain new Class B-D-7 licenses; authorizing the Board to ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 713
#49HB733IntroducedRequiring a clerk of the court to shield civil court records from public inspection 1 year after a certain judgment has been satisfied or 7 years after the conclusion of the civil proceeding; authorizing certain people to access a shielded civil cour...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
#50SB720IntroducedRepealing a requirement that a law enforcement officer provide a certain notice to an individual who is being recorded in a certain manner in order to lawfully intercept a certain oral communication.
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2018-03-06
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