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MDSB328PassProviding that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as being...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 753
MDSB252VetoProhibiting a train or light engine used in the movement of freight in the same rail corridor as a high-speed passenger or commuter train from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; provid...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB705VetoProhibiting certain insurers, based solely on the status of an applicant or individual status as an organ donor, from taking certain actions relating to certain insurance policies; prohibiting certain insurers from prohibiting an applicant or individ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB839VetoProhibiting 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)
MDSB949EngrossEstablishing the Grant Program for Workforce Skills Assessment in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing that the purpose of the Program is to provide financial assistance to an employer for the administration of assessments th...
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2019-04-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB959EngrossEstablishing that certain contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by certain subcontractors if the employee notified the general contractor, in writing, within 180 days after the viol...
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2019-04-03
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB588EngrossAuthorizing a county board to award credit for time spent by a high school student toward a high school diploma or a postsecondary credential for work-based training and classroom instruction completed under a youth apprenticeship program; authorizin...
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2019-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB280PassSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods and for certain employers except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the s...
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2019-03-28
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 11
MDSB300PassAuthorizing certain employees to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and certain amounts under certain circumstances; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude c...
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2019-03-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 9
MDSB984IntroExpanding the definition of "strategic industry partnership" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing the Maryland EARN Program to include employers from a target industry and representatives of labor organizations associated with the targ...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1044IntroEstablishing the Motor Vehicle Repair and Career Certification Program for Ex-Offenders in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning to provide apprenticeships to ex-offenders in motor vehicle repair and service; requiring the Departme...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB219IntroEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB493IntroRequiring that the information that the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation requires to be included in unemployment insurance contribution and employment reports shall include, for each employee, occupation and job title, number of hours wo...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB912IntroProhibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB492IntroEstablishing the Career and Technology Education Grant Program; authorizing, rather than requiring, the Governor to appropriate at least $3,000,000 in the annual budget for Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships; requiring the Department of Labo...
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2019-02-28
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
MDSB157IntroExempting, under certain circumstances, employers with respect to service advisors who primarily sell or service automobiles, farm equipment, trailers, or trucks from the requirement that certain employers pay overtime wages.
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2019-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB500IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program; providing for the manner in which the Program is to be administered; providing for the powers and duties of the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation under the Program; requiring, b...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB738IntroRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking certain actions against an applicant for employment under certain circum...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB794IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB558IntroRequiring each local workforce development board to recruit employers to provide youth apprenticeships, registered apprenticeships, and job opportunities for certain students and graduates; requiring each local workforce development board to match hi...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB648IntroProviding for the exemption of certain money and assets under certain retirement plans from certain claims; prohibiting the transfer or assumption of certain retirement annuity contracts between certain insurers except under certain circumstances; re...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB863IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment or an employee to disclose the applicant's or employee's use of marijuana or cannabis and from taking certain other action; providing that certain provisions of the Act do not p...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB864IntroProhibiting a party to a contract from rescinding a contract between the party and a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver; prohibiting an employer from discriminating against a qualifyi...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB686IntroProviding that the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act does not apply to employees of a county board of education who are called to work on an as-needed basis, can reject or accept the shift offered by the county board of education, and are not gua...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB681IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB329IntroAuthorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a certain ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB229IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget for fiscal years 2021, 2022, and 2023, $3,000,000 each for the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation and the Department of Human Services to be distributed to the Maryland Summer Youth Co...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB38IntroExempting from certain provisions of law governing earned sick and safe leave certain employees who regularly work at facilities at which the employer offers the employees access to an on-site health clinic that has operating costs of at least $1,000...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB66IntroAuthorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to suspend, delay, or alter enforcement of an occupational safety and health regulation if the federal government has taken certain action related to the corresponding federal regulation.
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB15IntroExempting a public school facility construction project approved for participation in the Innovation Incentive Pilot Program from complying with prevailing wage requirements if less than 50% of the money used for the project is State money; requiring...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB40IntroAltering the definition of "public body" to increase, from 25% to 50%, the percentage of money used for construction that must be State money for a certain entity or person to be included with respect to the construction of an elementary or secondary...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
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