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MDSB236PassIncreasing from 6 months to 1 year the minimum criminal sentence or potential sentence that disqualifies an individual from jury service.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 750
MDSB285PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses and schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service pro...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 580
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
MDSB433PassRequiring the Board of Public Works to adopt regulations to require certain bidders, contractors, and subcontractors to pay certain employee health care expenses; requiring the Department of General Services, by regulation, to establish certain proce...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 687
MDSB471PassProhibiting the administration of a medically important antimicrobial drug in feed or water to cattle, swine, or poultry unless ordered by a licensed veterinarian through a certain prescription or a veterinary feed directive; exempting dairy cattle o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 679
MDSB667PassEstablishing a Class L, beer, wine, and liquor license in Allegany County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license to a holder of a manufacturer's license; specifying that the license authorizes the license holder to sell ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 700
MDSB712PassProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle 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 Labo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDSB546PassRequiring that a summary of each nutrient management plan be filed and updated with the Department of Agriculture at certain times; authorizing the Department to require an updated summary to take the form of an annual implementation report; requirin...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 760
MDSB792PassCreating a related event promoter's permit in Baltimore City; authorizing the Baltimore City Board of License Commissioners to issue a related event promoter's permit to a certain applicant that promotes a social event related to the Central Intercol...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 764
MDSB195VetoRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB306VetoRequiring a participating employer to submit supporting payroll data to the State Retirement Agency regarding a member's contributions at the time contributions are paid to the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System; and provid...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB694VetoProhibiting a credit card processor from assessing or charging a fee, fine, or penalty that exceeds $500 if a business entity cancels a merchant processing agreement, or any fee, fine, or penalty if a business entity terminates a merchant processing ...
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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)
MDSB733VetoAuthorizing a licensed physician, under certain circumstances and in accordance with certain regulations, to delegate certain duties to a registered cardiovascular invasive specialist assisting in the physician's performance of a fluoroscopy; establi...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB751VetoProhibiting certain appointing authorities from delegating the authority to make the final decision on the appointment or termination of certain employees; requiring the Appointments Office, by December 31, 2019, and each December 31 thereafter, to s...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB747VetoRequiring the State Superintendent of Schools to provide a county superintendent of schools, if the State Superintendent plans to remove the county superintendent, with the reason for removal, documentation to support the case for removal, and the op...
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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)
MDSB728VetoAltering the distribution of certain sales and use tax revenue; altering the definition of "vendor", under the sales and use tax, to include certain marketplace facilitators and marketplace sellers; requiring a marketplace facilitator to collect the ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
MDSB370PassRequiring a county to address, in a recycling plan required to be submitted to the Secretary of the Environment, the collection and recycling of recyclable materials from buildings that are 150,000 square feet or greater of office space; requiring ea...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 500
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
MDSB505PassRequiring certain jurisdictions to report to the Department of the Environment information relating to the number of cases alleging violations of sediment and erosion control laws and regulations and building and grading permits by January 1 each yea...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 518
MDSB842PassAltering the penalty for certain conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling; making certain conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling a civil offense; establishing that adjudication of a violation under a certain provision of the Act...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 495
MDSB678PassAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 407
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
MDSB909PassProhibiting health care practitioners and certain students and trainees from performing certain examinations on a patient who is under anesthesia or unconscious unless informed consent has been obtained from the patient, the examination is within the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 425
MDSB958PassAuthorizing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists to take action against a clinical professional counselor only if the Board discusses the proposed action with a Board member who is a licensed clinical professional counselor and w...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDSB561PassProhibiting a person from committing a certain crime of violence against another person when the person knows or believes that the other person is pregnant; providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of a felony and, in addition to any ot...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 388
MDSB198PassClarifying that a person who solicits another or conspires with another to commit murder in the first degree is guilty of murder in the first degree if the death of another occurs as a result of the solicitation or conspiracy.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 247
MDSB736PassAltering certain definitions applicable to certain prohibitions against possessing, distributing, and creating child pornography; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing and intentionally retaining a certain representation showing a computer-g...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 326
MDSB1014PassRequiring certain recipients of State funds to install an assistive listening system in an assembly area during construction or renovation of the assembly area if the assembly area uses or requires the use of a public address system and a State contr...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 337
MDSB509PassRequiring a tax collector to withhold from tax sale certain real property designated by a county or municipal corporation for foreclosure and sale under a certain process; authorizing a county or municipal corporation to initiate an in rem foreclosur...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 276
MDSB631PassRequiring an insurer, nonprofit health service plan, or health maintenance organization to use the most recent treatment criteria developed by the American Society of Addiction Medicine for addictive, substance-related, and co-occurring conditions fo...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 357
MDSB103PassAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in an electronic communication if the electronic communication, as part of a series of communications, has the effect of intimidat...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 26
MDSB139PassAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence in order to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
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
MDSB232PassProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; and applying certain penalties.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 29
MDSB427PassRequiring a license holder in Queen Anne's County or an individual designated by the license holder who has completed training in an approved alcohol awareness program to be present at all times when alcoholic beverages may be served; and providing a...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 57
MDSB568PassEstablishing that certain persons who are required to provide notice of suspected abuse or neglect of a child or make a written report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child may not knowingly fail to provide the required notice or make the required...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 53
MDSB690PassAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly taking another for prostitution by use of or intent to use force, threat, coercion, or fraud; prohibiting a per...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 22
MDSB689PassProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit from the provision of service...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 24
MDSB165EngrossEstablishing the Safe Schools Maryland Program in the Maryland Center for School Safety to establish procedures for anonymous reporting of behaviors, involving one or more students, that are of concern, dangerous, violent, or unlawful, or the threat ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (106-29)
MDSB737EngrossProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the sale of a certain rifle or shotgun, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain sale is conducted, the seller and purchaser to meet jointly with a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB804EngrossRequiring a person charged with reckless driving that contributes to an accident to appear in court and prohibiting the person from prepaying the fine.
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB766EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to provide technical assistance and training to county boards of education regarding the use of restorative approaches under certain circumstances; requiring certain regulations adopted by a county board to inco...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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
MDSB490EngrossProhibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an individual's identification card or a driver's license to obtain personal information; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring any information collected from ...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB248EngrossProhibiting a person from engaging in certain conduct that results in a life-threatening injury to another; exempting certain conduct that results in a life-threatening injury to another; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act of imprisonm...
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2019-03-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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