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MDSB19PassEstablishing a Class B-BB (bed and breakfast) beer and wine license in Wicomico County; providing the qualifications that must be met for issuance of the license; authorizing the license holder to sell alcoholic beverages to guests of the establishme...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 589
MDSB116PassExpanding the definition of "complete streets design features" under the Complete Streets Program by adding access to retail stores that provide health food and other necessities, especially in food deserts, as a design feature of the complete street...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 573
MDHB82PassExpanding the definition of "complete streets design features" under the Compete Streets Program by adding access to retail stores that provide health food and other necessities, especially in food deserts, as a design feature of the complete streets...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 572
MDHB84PassExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
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
MDHB197PassEstablishing a Class B-BB (bed and breakfast) beer and wine license in Wicomico County; providing the qualifications that must be met for issuance of the license; authorizing the license holder to sell alcoholic beverages to guests of the establishme...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 588
MDHB186PassRepealing exceptions to the entertainment permit in Prince George's County; establishing the family entertainment permit; establishing the requirements that an alcoholic beverages license holder in Prince George's County whose business provides famil...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 585
MDSB273PassCreating a cinema/theater license in Frederick County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license for use in a for-profit cinema or theater that has one or more screening rooms or performance halls; authorizing the license ho...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDSB285PassProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses and schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service pro...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 580
MDHB289PassCreating a cinema/theater license in Frederick County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license for use in a for-profit cinema or theater that has one or more screening rooms or performance halls; authorizing the license ho...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB297PassAltering the requirement that a Class BC beer, wine, and liquor license holder provide food for consumption at certain catered events in Carroll County so that either the license holder or the event sponosor shall provide food for the catered event.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 668
MDSB483PassExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDSB547PassAltering terms related to the authority to sell draft beer in Garrett County; altering a hearing requirement for the issuance of a certain license in Garrett County; authorizing certain license holders to cater functions on their premises; repealing ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 690
MDSB584PassAuthorizing a certain transferee of a Class B-D-7 license to apply to the Board of License Commissioners to exchange the license for a Class A-7 license under certain circumstances; establishing an Inner Harbor Park license; authorizing the Board to ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDHB572PassAltering the requirement that a Class BC beer, wine, and liquor license holder provide food for consumption at certain catered events in Carroll County so that either the license holder or the event sponsor shall provide food for the catered event.
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 667
MDHB637PassAuthorizing a certain transferee of a Class B-D-7 license to apply to the Board of License Commissioners to exchange the license for a Class A-7 license under certain circumstances; establishing an Inner Harbor Park license; authorizing the Board to ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
MDHB723PassAltering terms related to the authority to sell draft beer in Garrett County; altering a hearing requirement for the issuance of a certain license in Garrett County; authorizing certain license holders to cater functions on their premises; repealing ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
MDHB869PassEstablishing a marketplace license in Howard County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license to certain individuals; requiring an applicant for a marketplace license to include a list of the names of vendors and agents wit...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 701
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
MDHB17PassAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456
MDSB661PassEstablishing community schools in the State for the purpose of providing an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and familial and community engagement; requiring a community school to have a comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 529
MDSB922PassProhibiting a person from stating on a label of a food product that the product is milk unless the product meets a certain definition; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a plan to enforce a certain prohibition, inc...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 530
MDSB283PassExempting from the sales and use tax the cleaning of a commercial or industrial building if the building is owned by a common ownership community or retirement community and used for certain purposes; providing that the exemption does not apply to a ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDSB290PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in certain Department of Health regulations, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain provisions of law and regulations directly to a consumer or...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
MDHB403PassAltering the definition of "qualified farms", for purposes of a certain credit against the State income tax for certain food donations, to include farm businesses located in the State rather than in certain counties; extending the taxable years for w...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 361
MDHB527PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain laws and regulations to retail food stores ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDHB510PassProhibiting the owner or operator of a refuse disposal system from accepting loads of separately collected organic waste for final disposal unless the owner or operator provides for the organics recycling of the organic waste; authorizing that loads ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
MDHB522PassProviding that certain regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health establishing a certain licensing system is a rescindable, rather than nonrescindable, alternative to certain regulation; extending, from 14 to 30, the number of consecuti...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 230
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
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
MDHB188PassAuthorizing the governing body of Prince George's County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on personal property of a grocery store that completes certain construction and is located in a certain healthy f...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
MDHB547IntroAuthorizing a certain formulary developed by the Naturopathic Doctors Formulary Council and adopted by the State Board of Physicians to include certain prescription drugs and devices; authorizing a licensed naturopathic doctor to dispense, order, or ...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB815EngrossProhibiting a person from stating on a label of a food product that the product is milk unless the product meets a certain definition; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a plan to enforce a certain prohibition, inc...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB333IntroAuthorizing a Class 7 micro-brewery in Montgomery County to brew, bottle, or contract for an unlimited number of barrels of malt beverages each year and to sell for on-premises consumption up to 4,000 barrels of beer from each licensed location; auth...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB615IntroAuthorizing a holder of a micro-brewery license in Frederick County to brew, bottle, or contract for not more than 45,000 barrels of malt beverages each year; authorizing a micro-brewery to sell not more than 4,000 barrels of its beer for on-premises...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB900IntroAuthorizing a certain formulary developed by the Naturopathic Doctors Formulary Council and adopted by the State Board of Physicians to include certain prescription drugs and devices; authorizing a licensed naturopathic doctor to dispense, order, or ...
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2019-03-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB305IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB492IntroRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to publish a list of carbon-intensive foods, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, and to establish best practices for units to reduce the volu...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB991EngrossAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City to issue a Class B-D-7 license in a certain area of the 45th alcoholic beverages district if the applicant meets certain requirements.
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2019-03-20
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB857EngrossRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to allow certain dispensaries and dispensary agents to acquire, possess, transfer, transport, sell, distribute, or dispense edible cannabis products for use by a qualifying patient or careg...
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2019-03-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB255EngrossEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1032IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to place an inmate who is a parent of a minor child in a correctional facility that is within 250 miles from the inmate's permanent address under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Public Safet...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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
MDHB1413IntroEstablishing 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 high-performing systems around the world; establishing a Concentration ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means) and Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDHB1205IntroRequiring that public and certain nonpublic schools provide instruction on the humane treatment and protection of companion, domestic, and wild animals; requiring a school that keeps a certain animal on the premises to provide an appropriate living s...
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB407IntroEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB257IntroProviding that a nonprofit corporation, organization, or association may not be liable for certain acts or omissions relating to donated food; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB733IntroEstablishing community schools in the State; requiring a community school to have a community school coordinator and a community school leadership team; requiring the community school leadership team to conduct a certain assessment of needs and asset...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1044IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day; and providing that Thai Pongal is one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and certain other countr...
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2019-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB615IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day; providing that Thai Pongal is one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and certain other countries.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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