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MDSB1031PassAltering the basis for calculating a certain license fee credited to the Maryland Oil Disaster Containment, Clean-Up and Contingency Fund and the Oil Contaminated Site Environmental Cleanup Fund; expanding, to include fiscal years 2020 and 2021, the ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 772
MDHB109PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDSB830VetoRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Department, in coordination with the U...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB720VetoRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Department, in coordination with the U...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1253PassStating the findings and intent of the General Assembly that any exposure to lead in drinking water is dangerous to children, that schools should be proactive in reducing lead in drinking water outlets to 5 parts per billion, and that State and feder...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 557
MDHB190PassDefining the term "failing on-site sewage disposal system" for certain provisions of law to mean an on-site sewage disposal system or a cesspool, or a component of an on-site sewage disposal system or a cesspool, that is a threat to the public health...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 342
MDHB417PassRepealing a requirement that a report of a sewer overflow or treatment plant bypass provided to the Department of the Environment by an owner or operator of certain sewer systems or wastewater treatment plants be made by telephone; specifying the con...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
MDHB808PassRepealing a certain list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to adopt regulations to establish a list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; altering a certain condition under ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 278
MDHB1233PassReducing the elevated blood lead level that initiates certain case management, notification, and lead risk reduction requirements in owner-occupied and affected properties; altering certain notification requirements triggered by the results of a cert...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 341
MDHB539PassAuthorizing a person to use reusable diverted water on the site on which it originates for purposes such as gardening, composting, lawn watering, and irrigation in accordance with certain requirements; and defining "reusable diverted water" to mean w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 368
MDHB1246PassExpanding the vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain plug-in electric drive vehicles to include the purchase of certain fuel cell electric vehicles; providing for the credit for a plug-in electric drive vehicle and a fuel cell electric...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213
MDSB581PassExtending certain benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders Program to businesses that locate or expand in opportunity zones in the State; establishing the Opportunity Zone Enhancement Program in the Department and providing for the administration...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDSB481IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" to mean a lead concentration in drinking water exceeding 5 parts per billion for certain provisions of law relating to testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain s...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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)
MDHB299IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, the sale or distribution of any paint or coating removal product that contains N-Methylpyrrolidone or methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane; and establishing that a person that violates the provis...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB300IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, a person from selling or distributing in commerce an aerosol degreaser or a spot cleaner for dry cleaning that contains trichloroethylene; and establishing that a person that violates the provision or any reg...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB376EngrossAuthorizing the State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority, the Maryland State Police, or a local agency on a highway under its jurisdiction to push or move a disabled vehicle, spilled cargo, or debris off the roadway without...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB956EngrossAllowing an individual or a corporation to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for an approved lead hazard reduction project for qualifying property located in Baltimore City; providing for the calculation of the cr...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1001IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to require that a course of instruction in boating safety education include certain information relating to carbon monoxide poisoning; requiring the Department to adopt regulations requiring certain warni...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
MDHB70IntroAltering the requirement to install a carbon monoxide alarm in a rental dwelling unit to apply only when the unit contains a device that emits carbon monoxide or has an adjacent enclosed unventilated attached garage.
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB275EngrossProhibiting, on or after December 31, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; authorizing the Department of Agriculture to grant a waiver, under certain circumsta...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB496IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the State Department of Education, the Department of General Services, and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances and to requ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1142IntroRequiring a person to dispose of synthetic turf and turf infill only in a certain hazardous waste facility or closed-loop recycling facility; prohibiting a person from incinerating synthetic turf and turf infill; requiring the Department of the Envir...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB24IntroRequiring a prospective bidder or offeror when submitting a bid or offer for a public work contract to submit to the public body a certain contractor safety and health plan and a certain attestation; requiring a contractor safety and health plan to i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB411IntroProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2020, a person from selling, offering for sale, or applying to certain surfaces coal tar or coal tar pavement products; and establishing a civil penalty not to exceed $500 for a first offense and not exceeding $1,0...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB851IntroExpanding the uses of a certain account in the Bay Restoration Fund to include making certain no- or low-cost loans for the repair or replacement of certain failing on-site sewage disposal systems; limiting a certain loan to a homeowner who resides i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB82EngrossProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, the sale or distribution, through a retail establishment, of any paint or coating removal product that contains N-Methylpyrrolidone or methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, for noncommercial use;...
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2019-03-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB749IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB752IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, by October 1, 2020, to adopt regulations to establish procedures for conducting environmental investigations to determine lead hazards for children under the age of 6 years and pregnant women with elevated...
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2019-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB523IntroProhibiting a school-approved sport, club, or course of instruction from using lead ammunition in training, practice, or athletic competition.
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB902IntroProhibiting 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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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB488IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Baltimore Ci...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1055IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include with a required notice to a homeowner about the homestead property tax credit certain information regarding a homeowner's obligation to register residential rental property constru...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1068IntroRequiring an action for repossession for failure to pay rent to contain certain statements on whether the property is registered or licensed under local law and is an affected property under certain lead-based paint abatement laws; authorizing a cour...
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2019-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1191IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Balt...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDSB270IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; and requiring the State Department of Agriculture, with existing budgeted resources, t...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB187IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB83IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, a person from selling or distributing in commerce an aerosol degreaser or a spot cleaner for dry cleaning that contains trichloroethylene; and establishing that a person that violates the provision or any reg...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
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