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MDSB101PassEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 162
MDSB149PassRequiring a certain appeal from a final judgment of an orphans' court to be made by filing a certain notice, rather than a certain order; extending from 30 days to 60 days the standard period of time within which the register of wills must transmit a...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 131
MDSB138PassExpanding the authority of a certain individual who is designated to serve criminal process by the administrator of the local detention center in Harford County to serve process within the Circuit Court for Harford County and the District Court of Ma...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 261
MDHB247PassRequiring a certain appeal from a final judgment of an orphans' court to be made by filing a certain notice, rather than a certain order; extending from 30 days to 60 days the standard period of time within which the register of wills must transmit a...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 130
MDHB311PassEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 161
MDHB573PassExpanding the authority of a certain individual who is designated to serve criminal process by the administrator of the local detention center in Harford County to serve process within the Circuit Court for Harford County and the District Court of Ma...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 260
MDHB529EngrossIncreasing, from $20 to $40, the amount of the surcharge on certain recordable instruments that the State Court Administrator is required to establish for the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund.
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
MDHB1385EngrossAuthorizing the Town of Mount Airy, Carroll County and Frederick County, to undertake and carry out certain urban renewal projects for slum clearance and redevelopment; prohibiting certain land or property from being taken for certain purposes withou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB586EngrossRequiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to request to be designated as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; authorizing a court, in its dis...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB256EngrossRequiring the oversight committee of the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund, in consultation with the Comptroller and the State Court Administrator, to report to certain committees of the General Assembly on or before December 1, 20...
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB415IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB703IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB972IntroRepealing provisions of law establishing and relating to the Civilian Review Board of Baltimore City; establishing the Community Oversight and Accountability Commission of Baltimore City; specifying the purpose of the Commission; providing for the co...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB369IntroRequiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; granting certain rights to certain individuals...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1653IntroProhibiting the clerk of the Circuit Court for Washington County from issuing a certain business license under certain circumstances unless the applicant submits to the clerk a certification that the location of the business for which the license is ...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1078IntroAuthorizing the Governor to appoint special prosecutors and to direct resources and personnel from any unit of State government for a certain purpose during a state of emergency that is declared because a homicide rate reached at least 3 homicides p...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB163IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1093IntroEstablishing for certain criminal proceedings in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County a certain exception to the prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal matter; requiring a certain presiding judge to ensure that a certain court web...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB793IntroProhibiting, except when necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the pregnant woman, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a certain individual to seek ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1599IntroAuthorizing a judge of the District Court or judge of a circuit court, on a finding of good cause, to recall an arrest warrant issued by a District Court commissioner.
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1013IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development to stimulate the construction of safe, decent affordable housing while promoting economic growth ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1576IntroProviding that a certain committed person may file exceptions to a certain report of the Office of Administrative Hearings only if that person appeared at a certain release hearing; altering a provision of law to require a court to hold a certain hea...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1134IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain employees of the circuit courts and the District Court of Maryland; establishing a State Judicial Employees Labor Relations Board; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, powers, and dutie...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1149IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development; specifying the purposes of the Subprogram; requiring the Department to take certain actions rela...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1402IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1410IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; specifying that low wages, high turnover rates, and the inexperience of many employees at certain locatio...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1259IntroRepealing a certain provision of law authorizing the Anne Arundel County Council to provide in a certain manner that a certain officer shall remove a certain individual from court at a certain time; requiring the Sheriff of Anne Arundel County to rem...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1327IntroEstablishing that certain grand jury proceedings shall be recorded and transcribed; establishing that a court reporter shall provide a certain recording or transcript on request to certain individuals; requiring the State's Attorney for each county t...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB731IntroProviding that a certain committed person may file exceptions to a certain report of the Office of Administrative Hearings only if that person appeared at a certain release hearing; altering a provision of law to require a court to hold a certain hea...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1038IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB539IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB591IntroAuthorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; requiring a person to file a petition under the Act in a certain court; requiring a court to hold a hearing un...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB596IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection, election, tenure, and continuance in office of a judge of an appellate court or a circuit court; altering the methods for filling vacancies in the offices of such judges; ...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB388IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain employees of the circuit courts and the District Court of Maryland; establishing a State Judicial Employees Labor Relations Board; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, powers, and dutie...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB518IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection, election, tenure, and continuance in office of a judge of an appellate court or a circuit court; altering the methods for filling vacancies in the offices of such judges; ...
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2020-01-28
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB198IntroProhibiting certain persons from willfully or knowingly influencing or attempting to influence a voter's decision to go to the polls or to cast a vote for a particular candidate by publishing, distributing, or disseminating a deepfake online within 9...
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2020-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB323IntroAuthorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; requiring a person to file a petition under the Act in a certain court; requiring a court to hold a hearing un...
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2020-01-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB11IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide for retention elections for judges of the circuit courts; proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution altering the mandatory retirement age for certain judges under certain circum...
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2020-01-14
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDSB62IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2020-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
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