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MDSB81PassRequiring certain principal departments of the Executive Branch to develop, annually update, and submit to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continuity of operations plans to address the impact of a certain emergency or crisis; requirin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 516
MDHB1PassRequiring or authorizing, under certain circumstances, the Maryland Stadium Authority to contract for, manage, and oversee certain public school facility projects; authorizing the Prince George's County government and Board of Education to enter into...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 20
MDHB162PassIncluding the Governor Harry W. Nice/Senator Thomas "Mac" Middleton Bridge, Sandy Hook Bridge, Brunswick Bridge, and Point of Rocks Bridge as subject to the provisions of the Potomac River Bridges Towing Compact; and making the Act subject to certain...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 89
MDHB143PassAltering the definition of an "abandoned or sunken vessel", to mean one that has remained at a location for more than 60 instead of 90 days without the consent of the property owner; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to take an abandoned ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 75
MDSB219PassAltering the definition of an "abandoned or sunken vessel" to mean one that has remained at a location for more than 60 instead of 90 days without the consent of the property owner; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to take an abandoned v...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 76
MDSB240PassRequiring the Board of County Commissioners of Allegany County, rather than the Governor, to fill a vacancy in an elected member's position on the Allegany County Board of Education for the remainder of that term and until a successor is elected and ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 541
MDHB748PassCodifying the Bikeways Network Program; specifying that the Program is to provide grant support for bicycle network development activities; requiring the Department of Transportation to establish application and eligibility criteria for the Program; ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 310
MDHB862PassMaking a certain tax credit for commercial rehabilitations under the historic revitalization tax credit program transferable and refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Director of the Maryland Historic Trust, in consultation with the S...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDSB751PassAltering the definition of "eligible apprentice" for purposes of a certain credit against the State income tax for the employment of certain eligible apprentices to include certain individuals employed through a youth apprenticeship program; prohibit...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 643
MDHB1363PassEstablishing the Two Generation Family Economic Security Commission in the Department of Human Services; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study, evaluate, and coordinate services and pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 460
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDSB1025PassEstablishing the Task Force on Fishing License Penalties to study fishing license penalty reciprocity between Maryland and the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, and, if Virginia participates, between Virginia and the Potomac River Fisheries Commiss...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 594
MDHB402PassProviding that certain whistleblower protections for certain employees of the State apply to the employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority contingent on certain action by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 193
MDHB498VetoRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of at least $100,000 for grants to certain nonprofit organizations and area agencies on aging to expand and establish aging-in-place programs for seniors; requiring at least...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB452VetoRequiring the Governor to provide sufficient funds in the budget to ensure that the value of temporary cash assistance, combined with federal food stamps, is equal to at least 61% of the State minimum living level beginning in fiscal year 2021 and fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB407VetoEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB708VetoAltering the required uses for certain funds appropriated for Safe Streets Initiatives in Baltimore City; altering the maximum amount of a grant for a certain Safe Streets Initiative; requiring the Governor to annually include in the annual budget bi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB929VetoAuthorizing certain employees of certain State law enforcement agencies to enforce certain motor vehicle laws within Baltimore City under a certain memorandum of understanding; establishing the P.R.O.T.E.C.T. (Public Resources Organizing to End Crime...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB907VetoEstablishing the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing State resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence-sharing; requiring the Council to prepare a certain comprehensive c...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB465VetoExtending and altering through fiscal year 2026 the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an amount that when combined with the amount estimated to be distributed to the E-Nnovation Initi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB1080PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain alternative workweek m...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB1663PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain violation is subject t...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDHB938EngrossRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDSB1024IntroRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB10EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB592EngrossCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor; providing for the composition of the Board, the appointment, terms, and expenses of Board members, and the powers, duties, and functions of the Board...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB490EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Human Services identify eligible youth services bureaus and estimate the amount of State funds to allocate to each youth services bureau; requiring the Governor to include at least $1,800,000 in the annu...
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2020-03-16
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB613IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-03-16
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB668EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration, in cooperation with certain stakeholders, to develop and implement a Purple Line marketing plan designed to generate early interest in and promote use of the Purple Line; requiring the Governor to includ...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB918EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families and older adults; requiring the Commissi...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB368EngrossRequiring the Governor to include certain appropriations in the State budget from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Maryland Transit Administration for certain operating and capital needs of the Administration in certain fiscal years; authorizing ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB515EngrossRequiring each county board of education to submit, beginning on July 1, 2021 and each July 1 thereafter, a report to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and certain legislative committees on the ratio of students to certain staff members at ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB449EngrossEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2020-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB650EngrossRequiring the Governor to designate a certain emergency area under certain circumstances during a certain state of emergency; prohibiting a state of emergency to continue for longer than 30 days under certain circumstances; requiring certain executiv...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB574EngrossEstablishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, as a...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1166EngrossAuthorizing the establishment of certain law enforcement diversion programs subject to certain restrictions; authorizing certain individuals to participate in certain programs; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including certai...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1219EngrossAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1457EngrossAltering the definition of "eligible apprentice" for purposes of a certain credit against the State income tax for the employment of certain eligible apprentices; altering the amount of the credit to $1,000 for each eligible apprentice if the apprent...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB878IntroEstablishing the Family Connects Home Visiting Pilot Program in Prince George's County to provide, improve, and study the effects of home visiting services for eligible households; defining "eligible household" as one located in Prince George's Count...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB572IntroRequiring that, for any fiscal year that an appropriation is included in the State budget for a third bridge that crosses the Chesapeake Bay, the Governor include in the budget certain capital grants for each county in which the bridge originates or ...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1469IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that a person is eligible for the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor or to serve as a Senator or Delegate in the General Assembly if the person has not yet attained a certain age...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB664IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that each individual has a natural, essential, and inherent right to privacy that guarantees freedom from government intrusion; providing that the right to privacy includes the right of...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB703IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1661EngrossAllowing the Governor to transfer by budget amendment up to $50,000,000 from the Revenue Stabilization Account to fund costs associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); requiring the Governor to provide the Legislative Policy Committee w...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB5IntroEstablishing the Maryland Cyber Reserve within the Military Department; providing that the organized militia of the State includes the Reserve; providing the Governor is the commander-in-chief of the Reserve; establishing the mission of the Reserve t...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1232IntroAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax, under certain circumstances, for certain taxpayers who incur certain qualified expenses for certain costs to purchase or acquire certain qualified child care property or who, during the taxable year,...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB1079PassAllowing the Governor to transfer by budget amendment up to $50,000,000 from the Revenue Stabilization Account to fund costs associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); requiring the Governor to provide the Legislative Policy Committee w...
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2020-03-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 12
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