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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
MDHB359PassRepealing certain provisions of law that relate to the Building Authority Commission in St. Mary's County.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
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
MDSB101EnrollMaking certain provisions of law authorizing the prelitigation discovery of certain insurance coverage information relating to claims involving vehicle accidents applicable to claims involving any tort involving death or bodily injury; providing that...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB88EnrollMaking it a civil rather than a criminal offense to consume an alcoholic beverage in public under certain circumstances or possess an alcoholic beverage in an open container under certain circumstances; establishing the Task Force to Study Crime Clas...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
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)
MDHB425EnrollExtending the statute of limitations applicable to certain civil actions relating to unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practices filed against a mortgage servicer; limiting the application of the Act to claims relating to certain residential proper...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB370EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB541EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB968EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1147EngrossExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old may marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 years from marrying; ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1301EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB5EnrollAuthorizing a custodian of records to grant inspection of part of a 9-1-1 communications record under certain circumstances after providing certain notice and considering certain information; requiring a custodian to grant or deny a certain applicati...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB994EnrollProhibiting 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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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1001EnrollExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to compile and summarize certain information from each correctional unit in a report to the Ge...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB839EnrollProhibiting 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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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1049EngrossEstablishing the Office of Asbestos Case Mediation and Resolution in the Executive Department; requiring certain civil suits involving asbestos claims to be referred to the Office for mediation; providing for the priority of certain civil suits in th...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (96-36)
MDHB790EnrollAuthorizing the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or a court to require a certain employer to pay a civil penalty equal to 10% of the amount of damages owed by the employer for violating the Equal Pay for Equal Work Law two or more times within a 3-...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB773EnrollAltering, from 20% to 25%, the percentage of an expert's professional activities that may have been devoted to certain activities that directly involve testimony in personal injury claims during the 12 months immediately before the date when the clai...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
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)
MDHB1124EnrollRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain units with training on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring a certain promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry and to post on the registry a proposed...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDSB728EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB842EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB687EngrossAltering the definition of "sexual abuse"; altering the statute of limitations in certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse by providing a certain action may be filed at any time; and providing for the retroactive application of the Act to...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB1014EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB113EnrollAltering 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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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB217EngrossAltering the definitions of "community association" and "local code violation" for purposes of certain provisions of law authorizing community associations to seek judicial relief for nuisance abatement in Baltimore County; repealing a provision of l...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB592EnrollAltering the basic rights afforded to each resident of a comprehensive care facility and an extended care facility; requiring certain individuals to pursue certain assistance from the medical assistance program in a certain manner; requiring a facili...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1065EnrollEstablishing a framework for a court to oversee the management and disposition of commercial property subject to receivership; providing standards and guidelines for the appointment, authority, and termination of a receiver over receivership property...
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2019-04-04
Returned Passed
MDHB218EnrollAdding an adult grandchild of a certain decedent to the list of persons who have the right to arrange for the final disposition of the body of the decedent; requiring a person to forfeit the right of final disposition of a decedent and that right pas...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB343EnrollRepealing the June 30, 2019, termination date for a provision of law that increased from $250 to $500 the civil penalty for a violation recorded by a school bus monitoring camera for failure to stop for a school vehicle operating alternately flashing...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB464EnrollRepealing the June 30, 2019, termination date for a provision of law that increased from $250 to $500 the civil penalty for a violation recorded by a school bus monitoring camera for failure to stop for a school vehicle operating alternately flashing...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB505EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB733EnrollAuthorizing 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB648EnrollEntering 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB633EnrollEstablishing the Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for reasonable costs and attorney's fees for students provided counsel under certain provisions ...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB830EnrollRequiring the governing body of a county that exercises its authority to establish a system of public campaign financing for elective offices in the executive and legislative branches of county government to provide the funding and staff necessary fo...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB1192EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB679EnrollProhibiting certain individuals granted special access to the State legislative complex from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individuals; requiring the Department of General Services, if requested, to revoke access granted to a...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB703EnrollRequiring certain jurisdictions to report to the Department of the Environment on certain information relating to the number of cases alleging violations of sediment and erosion control laws and regulations and building and grading permits by January...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB924EnrollAuthorizing 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB124EnrollRepealing 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB396EnrollEstablishing the Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying that the purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for reasonable costs and attorney's fees for students provided counsel under certain provis...
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2019-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDSB652EnrollEntering 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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2019-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB448IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; authorizing the Board to levy a...
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB695EnrollEstablishing a framework for a court to oversee the management and disposition of commercial property subject to receivership; providing standards and guidelines for the appointment, authority, and termination of a receiver over receivership property...
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2019-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB1264IntroProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than a certain amount of certain chemicals; repealing certain provisions of law re...
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB524EnrollAuthorizing 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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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB709IntroAltering the fee that a homeowners association may impose for a certain inspection from $50 to $100; altering the circumstances under which the homeowners association is entitled to the inspection fee; establishing that a homeowners association shall...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1269IntroAuthorizing a certain property owner to file a complaint for wrongful detainer of property under certain circumstances; and requiring a court to hold an emergency hearing on motion of any party to determine the legitimacy of a lease agreement for con...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
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