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MDSB123PassAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDHB301PassRepealing the termination date on provisions of law related to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, on or before September 1 each year, to post on its website, in a manner...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB417PassRepealing a termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, by September 1 each year, to post on its website in a cert...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 626
MDSB554PassAuthorizing the county executive or any governing body of a county, after consultation with the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners, to adopt certain ordinances or regulations relating to massage establishments; authorizing local health officers...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 761
MDHB1025PassAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections, or a designee, to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator, or a designee, to issu...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDHB1348PassEstablishing the Markell Hendricks Youth Crime Prevention and Diversion Parole Fund to provide grant assistance to local law enforcement agencies to administer certain programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Contr...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDSB41VetoRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct an audit of the Baltimore Police Department to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of the financial management practices of the Department beginning July 1, 2020, and at least once every 6 y...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB138VetoRequiring that, on or before February 1 each year, the Department of State Police submit a report on the acquisition of equipment by law enforcement agencies through federal surplus programs within the preceding calendar year to the Governor and the ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB540VetoAuthorizing a full-time sworn correctional deputy sheriff in the Office of the Sheriff of Cecil County at the rank of lieutenant and below to take part in or refrain from taking part in forming, joining, supporting, or participating in a labor organi...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB528VetoRequiring the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City, following each decennial census of the United States, to prepare a plan for the adjustment of the geographic boundaries and composition of each Baltimore City police district and the reallocation o...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB541VetoRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and certain contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring the county board, nonpublic school, or cont...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB652VetoEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; stating that the goal of the Compact is to improve public access to physical therapy services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring a ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB827VetoClarifying certain provisions of law related to the employment of certain individuals who are receiving certain allowances from the State Police Retirement System.
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB76PassAltering the penalties for a person convicted for possession of a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license to be a fine not exceeding $500 and an assessment of 3 points.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
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
MDHB124PassRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of a minor to provide written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice to be conspicu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
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
MDSB237PassAltering the penalties for a person convicted for possession of a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license to be a fine not exceeding $500 and an assessment of 3 points.
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 493
MDSB330PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain sta...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 523
MDSB299PassRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of certain minors to provide certain written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
MDHB433PassAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 489
MDSB460PassIncreasing the maximum fine from $500 to $1,000 that may be imposed for a violation of provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law regarding crosswalks; establishing the Pedestrian Safety Fund for the purpose of enhancing the safety and quality of pedestr...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 519
MDSB569PassEstablishing the Rape Kit Testing Grant Fund to provide law enforcement agencies with funding to pay for testing of sexual assault evidence collection kits by forensic laboratories; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime C...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 509
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
MDHB625PassAltering a certain requirement regarding the confidentiality of certain proceedings, testimony, and other evidence; prohibiting members and staff of the Commission to Restore Trust in Policing from being required to sign a confidentiality agreement t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 460
MDSB853PassAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United St...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 490
MDSB640PassEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDSB847PassAltering a certain requirement regarding the confidentiality of certain proceedings, testimony, and other evidence; prohibiting members and staff of the Commission to Restore Trust in Policing from being required to sign a confidentiality agreement t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 459
MDHB827PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who suspects that a child that has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a regional navigator; requiring a local department of social services that receives a report of suspected child abuse or neg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
MDHB1274PassEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund which consists of all revenue received by the State from any source resulting, directly or indirectly, from any judgement against or settlement with, opioid manufacturers, opioid ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 537
MDHB796PassAuthorizing the establishment of local maternal mortality review teams in each county; requiring the local health officer to convene the local team under certain circumstances; establishing the purpose and duties of the local teams; authorizing the M...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
MDHB1268PassEstablishing the Rape Kit Testing Grant Fund to provide law enforcement agencies with funding to pay for testing of sexual assault evidence collection kits by forensic laboratories; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime C...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 508
MDHB1113PassRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDSB210PassRequiring that, on or before February 1 each year, the Department of State Police submit a report on the acquisition of equipment by law enforcement agencies through federal surplus programs within the preceding calendar year to the Governor and the ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 321
MDHB466PassRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to provide prescription monitoring data to the Office of the Attorney General on issuance of a subpoena to further a bona fide existing investigation; requiring the Program to provide prescription mo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 364
MDSB499PassRequiring the composition of the Baltimore Police Department to consist of not less than 20% civilian employees beginning on January 1, 2022; and requiring the Department to report by January 1, 2022, and every 6 months thereafter, on the number of p...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 319
MDHB648PassEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; stating that the goal of the Compact is to improve public access to physical therapy services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring a ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 374
MDHB885PassEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 377
MDHB1198PassRequiring a clerk of the court to prominently post the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline information sign in public information areas of each courthouse.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDHB795PassProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore City deputy sheriff for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than a certain number of weeks; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 256
MDSB39PassRequiring the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City, following each decennial census of the United States, to prepare a plan for the adjustment of the geographic boundaries and composition of each Baltimore City police district and the reallocation o...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 74
MDSB81PassRequiring the Baltimore Police Department to submit, beginning in fiscal year 2020 and in each subsequent fiscal year, a report on the expenditure of grants received from the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention for community policing ef...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 75
MDHB50PassEstablishing the Maryland Produce Safety Program in the Department of Agriculture to reduce the risk of adverse impacts on human health from the consumption of contaminated produce; requiring the Program to conform with certain federal standards for ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131
MDHB168PassAltering certain requirements for the reporting, collection, and analysis of information relating to hate crimes to require the Department of State Police to collect and analyze information about incidents apparently directed against an individual or...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 32
MDHB180PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue electronic credentials in addition to, and not instead of, a license or an identification card; defining an "electronic credential" as an electronic representation of a license, an identification ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
MDHB352PassAltering the definition of "public safety officer" to include certain police officers who are employed full time by the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission Park Police or the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Police Force for...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164
MDHB370PassAltering the definition of "police officer" in connection with provisions of law relating to the authority to make arrests to remove a member of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Police Force; providing for the transfer of certain fu...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 94
MDHB387PassExpanding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for law enforcement officers to include law enforcement officers who are members of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police and reside in a political subdivision in which the cri...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDHB486PassRequiring county boards of education, nonpublic schools, and contracting agencies to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to submit certain information; requiring a county board, nonpublic school, or contracting ag...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 55
MDSB477PassExpanding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for law enforcement officers to include law enforcement officers who are members of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police and reside in a political subdivision in which the cri...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
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