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MDHB452IntroProhibiting a procurement contract for architectural or engineering services from containing a certain indemnity clause unless a negligent performance standard is used for apportioning liability; and defining "negligent performance".
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB545IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a pharmacy of the enrollee's choice for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumsta...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB786IntroEstablishing and strengthening consumer protections in certain areas of financial transactions, including mobile home purchases, security breaches, vehicle purchases, money transmission, and other areas; applying certain existing financial consumer p...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Finance
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Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB69IntroEstablishing that all common elements of a condominium are covered under a certain implied warranty on common elements from a developer; and applying common element implied warranty coverage to any portion of a condominium that a council of unit owne...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB526IntroProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from advertising a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price or coerce or require a dealer to change the advertising medium for a certain price; and requiring ...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1079IntroRequiring a certain television or radio station that broadcasts a certain news analysis program in the State to broadcast a certain disclaimer at the beginning of the program; and establishing certain penalties.
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1035IntroProhibiting a medical laboratory from using or selling to another person certain data for use in a research study unless a certain individual provides consent to the medical laboratory; repealing a prohibition on certain advertising or solicitation o...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB610IntroProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from advertising a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price or coerce or require a dealer to change the advertising medium for a certain price; and requiring ...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1179IntroProhibiting a certain person from providing, disseminating, sharing, or otherwise disclosing a criminal record that has been expunged or shielded under certain provisions of law; making a violation of the Act an unfair or deceptive trade practice und...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB380IntroEstablishing that all common elements of a condominium are covered under a certain implied warranty on common elements from a developer; and applying common element implied warranty coverage to any portion of a condominium that a council of unit owne...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB880IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish a customer choice website that allows electric customers to sort electricity suppliers that have open offers in a certain service area, and initiates the transition from one electricity supplier to...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB429IntroProhibiting a procurement contract for architectural or engineering services from containing a certain indemnity clause unless a negligent performance standard is used for apportioning liability; and defining "negligent performance".
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB806IntroEstablishing that certain costs for services provided are eligible to be included in a vehicle's "dealer processing charge"; repealing certain vehicle dealer price disclosure requirements for dealer processing and freight charges; requiring vehicle d...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB709IntroAuthorizing a certain person operating on behalf of a venue or an entertainment event to use the word "official" in a certain lower- level domain name; and requiring certain ticket resellers to use the word "reseller" in the lower-level domain name i...
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB873IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1038IntroProviding that the Maryland Consumer Protection Act applies to certain professional services of a certain insurance company or insurance producer with respect to certain activities in connection with guaranteed automobile protection insurance policie...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1415IntroAuthorizing a person who owns, operates, or controls a ticket website and is operating on behalf of a venue or an entertainment event to use the word "official" in a certain lower-level domain name in the URL; and requiring a person who owns, operate...
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2019-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB967IntroProhibiting growers, processors, dispensaries, independent testing laboratories, and certain third-party vendors from placing or maintaining, or causing to be placed or maintained, advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or me...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB681IntroRequiring the State Superintendent of Schools and the Secretary of Health to each designate an ombudsman for school-based health centers; altering the membership of the Council on Advancement of School-Based Health Centers to include each ombudsman; ...
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2019-02-19
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB746IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB901IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB967IntroRequiring certain regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health regarding residential service agencies to include the development and use of a uniform skills assessment form for certain individuals and a requirement that a residential serv...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1085IntroRequiring manufacturers of certain drugs to operate a certain drug take-back program or enter into a certain agreement with a drug take-back organization or the Maryland Department of Health; requiring, on or before a certain date, manufacturers of c...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB45IntroEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB660IntroRepealing a provision that prohibits a county or municipal corporation from acting as an aggregator under certain circumstances; establishing a process by which a county or municipal corporation or group of counties and municipal corporations may bec...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB613IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1127IntroEstablishing and strengthening consumer protections in certain areas of financial transactions, including mobile home purchases, security breaches, vehicle purchases, money transmission, and other areas; applying certain existing financial consumer p...
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2019-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB474IntroProhibiting a carrier from imposing a premium rate increase for a policy or contract of long-term care insurance in a year in which the carrier, or any entity with which the carrier is affiliated, pays a dividend, or comparable payment, to its shareh...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB514IntroRequiring a person who offers an automatic renewal offer online to allow consumers to cancel the automatic renewal exclusively online; requiring automatic renewal offers that contain a free gift or trial to include a certain notice; and establishing ...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB365IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-01-31
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB271IntroIncreasing certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or regulated by...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB92IntroEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB141IntroSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2019-01-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
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