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MDHB874PassAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction on the grounds that there is certain newly discovered evidence; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain de...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 702
MDHB215VetoAuthorizing 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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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1249VetoEstablishing the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims to be administered by the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention and to provide a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexual ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB144PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 421
MDHB214PassAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDSB657PassEstablishing the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims to prevent HIV infection for victims of an alleged rape or sexual offense or victims of alleged child sexual abuse; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prev...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 431
MDHB827PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who suspects that a child that has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a regional navigator; requiring a local department of social services that receives a report of suspected child abuse or neg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
MDSB5PassAuthorizing 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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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDSB339PassRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDSB72PassExpanding the membership of the State Advisory Board for the Department of Juvenile Services; and requiring certain members appointed to the Board from the general public to meet certain requirements to include one that shall be a victim advocate.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
MDHB397PassRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDSB810PassEstablishing the Local Housing Grant Program for Homeless Veterans and Survivors of Domestic Violence to provide certain grants to counties for use to house homeless veterans and survivors of domestic violence; authorizing the Governor to include fun...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 249
MDHB606PassEstablishing the Juvenile Justice Reform Council; requiring the Council, using a data-driven approach, to develop a statewide framework of policies to invest in strategies to increase public safety and reduce recidivism of youth offenders; requiring ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB672PassEstablishing the Local Housing Grant Program for Homeless Veterans and Survivors of Domestic Violence to provide grants for housing voucher funds to counties to house homeless veterans and survivors of domestic violence; authorizing the Governor in f...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 248
MDSB856PassEstablishing the Juvenile Justice Reform Council; requiring the Council to develop a framework for reducing juvenile recidivism and increasing public safety and to conduct research into best practices for the treatment of juveniles who are subject to...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
MDHB1198PassRequiring a clerk of the court to prominently post the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline information sign in public information areas of each courthouse.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDSB129PassEstablishing that acts constituting a continuing course of unlawful sexual conduct with a victim under the age of 14 years that occur in separate periods of 90 days or more are separate violations.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 48
MDSB690PassAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly taking another for prostitution by use of or intent to use force, threat, coercion, or fraud; prohibiting a per...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 22
MDSB767PassRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a victim who wishes to remain anonymous and not file a criminal complaint be informed that ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDSB739PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring and authorizing child advocacy centers to assist in the response to or investigation of allegatio...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 51
MDHB712PassEstablishing that acts constituting a continuing course of unlawful sexual conduct with a victim under the age of 14 years that occur in separate periods of 90 days or more are separate violations.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 47
MDHB871PassAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly taking another for prostitution by use of or intent to use force, threat, coercion, or fraud; prohibiting a per...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 21
MDHB1007PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to contract with an organization that meets...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 50
MDHB1096PassRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a victim who wishes to remain anonymous and not file a criminal complaint be informed that ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 34
MDSB567PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Child Custody Court Proceedings Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Allegations; and requiring the Workgroup to study State child custody court proceedings involving child abuse or domestic violence allegati...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 52
MDHB122EngrossRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; and altering the definition...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed (117-18)
MDSB676EngrossAuthorizing a court to vacate a certain probation before judgment or judgment of conviction under certain circumstances; establishing the requirements for a certain motion; requiring the State to notify a certain defendant of the filing of a certain ...
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2019-04-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB209EngrossAuthorizing a commissioner, if a petition is filed and there are reasonable grounds to believe that the respondent has committed rape or a sexual offense or attempted rape or sexual offense in any degree against the petitioner, to issue an interim pe...
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2019-04-06
Delegates J. Lewis, Shetty, and Lopez
MDSB769IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony or information from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Criminal Justice Information System's Central Repository; re...
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2019-04-05
Referred to interim study by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB640EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB146EngrossRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration, when processing an application for a duplicate license of a victim of a robbery or theft whose license is taken during the robbery or theft, to issue the duplicate license free of charge if the victim of th...
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB887IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration, when processing an application for a duplicate license of a victim of a robbery or theft whose license is taken during the robbery or theft, to issue the duplicate license free of charge if the victim of th...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB883EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commiss...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB256EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines on a trauma-informed approach; defining "trauma-informed approach" as a method for underst...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB665EngrossEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for certain victims; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer the Fund; requiring each grantee from the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB782EngrossAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1275IntroRequiring an administrative law judge to complete a training course on special education law before conducting a mediation session or due process hearing related to special education on or after August 1, 2020; establishing certain criteria for a cer...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB756IntroCreating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a certain written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing he...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB962IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, on or before January 1, 2020, to establish an Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry Program to provide and coordinate the delivery of community services to recently released ex-offend...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB263EngrossRequiring a judicial officer to consider the recommendation of a certain pretrial release services program in making a certain determination; requiring a court or District Court commissioner to consider including certain no-contact provisions as a co...
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2019-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB556IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB576IntroRequiring a county superintendent of schools promptly to provide certain notice to a student who is the victim of a certain violent crime or a certain delinquent act committed by another student under certain circumstances; requiring a county superin...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB57IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-03-05
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB1304IntroAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness in a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing.
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2019-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1314IntroAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing.
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2019-02-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB942IntroAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing.
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB975IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1361IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony or information from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository; requ...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB71IntroExtending the period of time, from within 25 days to within 30 days of receiving a complaint, during which a juvenile intake officer, in considering a certain complaint involving a child, is required to make a certain inquiry and is authorized to tak...
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2019-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB907IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
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