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MDHB22PassProhibiting certain departments that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based solely on an applicant's criminal history if a period of 7 years or more has passed since the applicant's ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDHB259PassAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records based on a conviction for certain criminal boating offenses.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 599
MDHB274PassClarifying that changes in provisions of law relating to the application of diminution credits made by the Justice Reinvestment Act shall be construed prospectively to apply to inmates who are sentenced or committed to custody on a finding of violati...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 603
MDSB327PassClarifying that changes in provisions of law relating to the application of diminution credits made by the Justice Reinvestment Act shall be construed prospectively to apply to inmates who are sentenced or committed to custody on a finding of violati...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 604
MDSB394PassAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records based on a conviction for certain criminal boating offenses.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 600
MDHB874PassAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction on the grounds that there is certain newly discovered evidence; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain de...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 702
MDSB144PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 421
MDHB214PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDSB228PassProhibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is registered or required to register as a certain sex offender under certain circumstances.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 389
MDHB552PassProviding that the failure of law enforcement to notify a certain individual that the individual is being recorded does not affect the admissibility of a certain recording if the failure to notify involved an individual who joined a discussion in pro...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 521
MDSB643PassAltering, from 20% to 100%, the percentage of proceeds the Governor is required to appropriate to the Maryland Department of Health from certain proceeds deposited in the General Fund of the State from certain forfeitures for the purpose of funding d...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDHB968PassAltering the maximum amounts of certain compensation awardable by the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; authorizing the Board to negotiate a settlement with a person that has provided certain funeral or death-related services; altering the time w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 378
MDSB61PassAuthorizing a claimant to file a claim with the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board electronically in the manner provided under procedures established by the Board.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDSB130PassAltering the designation of a certain crime that a police officer may not charge by citation.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 46
MDHB135PassAuthorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a charge of animal cruelty under the Act, as a condition of sentencing, to participate in and pay for psychological counseling and to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 61
MDHB121PassAltering the designation of a certain crime that a police officer may not charge by citation.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 45
MDSB152PassAuthorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a charge of animal cruelty under the Act, as a condition of sentencing, to participate in and pay for psychological counseling and to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 62
MDSB217PassAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 120
MDHB407PassAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
MDSB767PassRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a victim who wishes to remain anonymous and not file a criminal complaint be informed that ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDSB739PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring and authorizing child advocacy centers to assist in the response to or investigation of allegatio...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 51
MDHB1007PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to contract with an organization that meets...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 50
MDHB1096PassRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a victim who wishes to remain anonymous and not file a criminal complaint be informed that ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 34
MDHB13EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a petition for partial expungement of certain criminal records under certain circumstances; establishing procedures for the filing of a petition for partial expungement; authorizing a person to file a petition for expunge...
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2019-04-08
Delegates Atterbeary, Sydnor, and Malone
MDHB11EngrossEstablishing that, pending a determination by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child whether to transfer its jurisdiction to the juvenile court, provisions of law relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records apply...
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2019-04-08
Delegates Moon, W. Fisher, and Bartlett
MDSB238EngrossRepealing the prohibition on the filing of a certain petition for expungement based on an acquittal, a dismissal, or a nolle prosequi within 3 years after the disposition unless the petitioner files with the petition a certain waiver or release; requ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB452EngrossEstablishing that, pending a determination by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child whether to transfer its jurisdiction to the juvenile court, provisions of law relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records apply...
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2019-04-08
Delegates Moon, W. Fisher, and Bartlett
MDSB676EngrossAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain defendant of the filing of a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB974IntroProhibiting certain departments or local licensing authorities that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based on the applicant's criminal history if a period of 5 years has passed since...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB242EngrossAltering the time period after which a court is required, under certain circumstances, to dismiss a charge of murder in the first degree against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial from 5 years to 10 years.
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2019-04-06
Delegates Sydnor, Moon, and Arikan
MDSB769IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony or information from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Criminal Justice Information System's Central Repository; re...
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2019-04-05
Referred to interim study by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB743EngrossClarifying that a certain required dismissal of a certain charge against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial is without prejudice.
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2019-04-05
Senators Lee, Hough, and Waldstreicher
MDHB280EngrossModifying the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that have an imprisonment penalty of up to 90 days; modifying the categories of offenses for which a poli...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB176EngrossRequiring the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to report certain information for the preceding calendar year for cases involving a crime of violence disaggregated by judicial circuit to the Governor, the House Judiciary Committee and th...
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2019-04-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1017EngrossAltering a certain definition of "serious offense" to remove a certain limitation on offenses that are included for purposes relating to representation by the Office of the Public Defender.
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2019-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB402EngrossAltering the circumstances under which a facility operated by the Maryland Department of Health is required to receive and evaluate an inmate in a correctional facility who has been certified for involuntary admission; authorizing a court, if the Dep...
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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB883EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commiss...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1188IntroProviding 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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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB211IntroAltering the standard of proof by which a judge in a certain criminal case must make certain findings before the judge may admit a certain statement into evidence.
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB782EngrossAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1165EngrossProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB621EngrossAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing the diminution credit that may be awarded to certain inmates; ...
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2019-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB756IntroCreating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a certain written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing he...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1215IntroEstablishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, the occupant reasonably believes that force or deadly force is n...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1248EngrossProhibiting a physician, qualified health care provider, and hospital from including a narrative describing the alleged offense or a photograph of the victim in any request to obtain payment for certain services related to sexual assault forensic exa...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB627IntroRequiring a judicial officer to determine whether there was probable cause for a certain charge and arrest without a warrant and to make a written record at a certain time under certain circumstances; and requiring a certain judicial officer to make ...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB692IntroProhibiting a person responsible for any premises from conducting, causing, permitting, or aiding a neighborhood nuisance or unruly social event; authorizing certain law enforcement officers to issue a citation for certain violations of the Act; spec...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB37EngrossAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; limiting to 30 days or less the time period during which a cell site simulator may be used or ...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB422EngrossCorrecting incorrect references relating to expungement; repealing incorrect references relating to expungement; etc.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB554EngrossAuthorizing a certain notice in a certain forfeiture proceeding to be prominently posted for 30 consecutive days on an official website of the county in which the action is pending as an alternative to publishing the notice in a certain newspaper.
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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