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MDSB123PassAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator o...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDSB205PassIncreasing from 5 to 6 the number of resident judges of the circuit court in Washington County; and increasing the number of resident judges of the District Court in certain districts.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 749
MDHB1025PassAuthorizing the State Administrator of Elections, or a designee, to investigate a potential violation of certain provisions of law prohibiting certain coordinated expenditures and donations; authorizing the State Administrator, or a designee, to issu...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDSB1030PassEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of the highest-performing systems; establishing a Concentration of Poverty...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 771
MDSB192VetoRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent; providing that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for d...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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)
MDHB99PassRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent, instead of that designated under the will, to ensure the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for duri...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 435
MDSB124PassAltering the name of the Courthouse Dog and Child Witness Pilot Program in the circuit courts for Anne Arundel County and Harford County to be the Court Dog and Child Witness Pilot Program; extending to September 30, 2021, the date by which the Admin...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
MDHB238PassRequiring 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 supporting the case for removal, and the op...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 443
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
MDHB1113PassRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDHB592PassAltering 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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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 545
MDHB1169PassRequiring certain licensees to post a certain sign in a certain location; altering the minimum age, from 18 to 21, for an individual to purchase or be sold tobacco products; exempting certain individuals from a certain minimum age requirement for an ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
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
MDHB1405PassRequiring the Director of Finance of Howard County, instead of the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Howard County, to collect the county tax on the recordation of an instrument of writing that conveys title to real property; and repealing a requirement ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
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
MDSB141PassRequiring the clerk of the circuit court for Washington County to pay $10 of the nonrefundable fee for performing a marriage ceremony to the Washington County Historical Society, Incorporated; requiring the Washington County Historical Society, Incor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 122
MDHB424PassRequiring the clerk of the circuit court for Washington County to pay $10 of the nonrefundable fee for performing a marriage ceremony to the Washington County Historical Society, Incorporated; requiring the Washington County Historical Society, Incor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 121
MDHB159EngrossIncreasing from 5 to 6 the number of resident judges of the circuit court in Washington County; and increasing the number of resident judges of the District Court in certain districts.
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2019-04-08
Delegates Clippinger, Malone, and Bartlett
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)
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
MDHB487IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to increase the number of years between successive retention elections for judges of the Court of Appeals and Court of Special Appeals from 10 years to 12 years; proposing an amendment to the Maryla...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1028IntroRequiring a certain law enforcement agency to provide certain notice in order for the law enforcement agency to designate the person as a criminal gang member or criminal gang associate in a shared gang database; requiring a certain notice to contain...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB895EngrossRequiring certain licensees to post a certain sign in a certain location; altering the minimum age, from 18 to 21, for an individual to purchase or be sold tobacco products; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to conduct certain inspections...
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2019-03-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB760IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Whistleblower Program; establishing the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to provide rewards of financial compensation under certain circumstances to individua...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1194EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a Natural Resources Protection Program through a contractual relationship with a third-party organization to provide rewards of financial compensation to individuals and nonprofit organizatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB77IntroAltering the jurisdiction of the orphans' courts and circuit courts over certain guardians of the person and guardians of the property; altering the circumstances under which a guardian of the property of a person with a physical or mental disability...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB163EngrossProhibiting an individual from committing a certain drunk or drugged driving offense if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making a violation of the Act a felony; establishing a penalty ...
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2019-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB295EngrossProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or discriminating against any student or prospective student because of an individual's race, color,...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB131IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of ...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB246IntroProposing 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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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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
MDHB436IntroAltering the circumstances under which a guardian of the property of a person with a physical or mental disability, a guardian of the property of a person with certain other conditions, and a guardian of the property of a minor shall be appointed; es...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB964IntroProhibiting a physician, except under certain circumstances, from performing an abortion on an unmarried minor unless the physician obtains certain consent from the parent or guardian of the minor; authorizing a physician to perform an abortion on a ...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB735IntroEstablishing a cash balance plan under the State Retirement and Pension System; providing that certain individuals are not eligible to participate in the Employees' Pension System or the Teachers' Pension System if they elect to participate in the ca...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB968IntroProposing 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 a judge of a circuit court; providing for contes...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
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
MDSB926IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules 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
MDSB644IntroProviding that 95% of fines, penalties, and forfeitures that are recovered in certain criminal cases concerning controlled dangerous substances, prescriptions, and other substances be used to provide funding for county drug treatment and education pr...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB988IntroEstablishing that, if a court does not prepare a Maryland sentencing guidelines worksheet in a case, the defendant may request a certain sentence review.
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB853IntroCreating for certain cases in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County an exception to the prohibition against broadcasting a criminal proceeding; authorizing a presiding judge to grant a request to provide a certain recording of a criminal proceeding ...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB676IntroProhibiting lawyers and law firms from making contributions, directly or indirectly to the campaign finance entity of a candidate for the office of judge of the circuit court or a slate that includes a member who is a candidate for the office of judg...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB557IntroRequiring a tax collector to withhold from tax sale certain real property designated by a county or municipal corporation for sale under a certain process; authorizing a county or municipal corporation to initiate an in rem foreclosure and sale of ce...
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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB848IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of an individual's ra...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB864IntroProhibiting a party to a contract from rescinding a contract between the party and a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver; prohibiting an employer from discriminating against a qualifyi...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB624IntroAuthorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adopting r...
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2019-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB414IntroEstablishing a system of public financing of campaigns for certain General Assembly candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to administer the system; requiring the Comptroller to credit to the Fair Campaign Financing Fund money collected u...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB295IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer or a first responder under certain circumstances constitutes aggravating cir...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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