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MDSB80PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact to be the Maryland Intrastate Emergency Management Assistance Compact; altering the purpose of the Compact to provide emergency management mutual assistance among jurisdictions and mutual ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 287
MDSB125PassProhibiting an insurer from canceling, refusing to renew, or otherwise terminating coverage for a private passenger motor vehicle insurance policy based on claims made under the policy's towing or emergency roadside coverage; authorizing an insurer t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 63
MDHB89PassAuthorizing the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to designate an emergency snow route and to regulate travel and the presence of vehicles on an emergency snow route during a snow emergency.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 46
MDSB166PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 229
MDHB118PassProhibiting an insurer from canceling, refusing to renew, or otherwise terminating coverage for a private passenger motor vehicle insurance policy based on claims made under the policy's towing or emergency roadside coverage; authorizing an insurer t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 62
MDHB143PassAltering the definition of an "abandoned or sunken vessel", to mean one that has remained at a location for more than 60 instead of 90 days without the consent of the property owner; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to take an abandoned ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 75
MDHB177PassAuthorizing the Department of the Environment to take certain emergency actions to protect life, property, or the environment against risks arising from dams, reservoirs, and similar waterway constructions that are in imminent danger of failure; requ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 97
MDHB187PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 98
MDSB219PassAltering the definition of an "abandoned or sunken vessel" to mean one that has remained at a location for more than 60 instead of 90 days without the consent of the property owner; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to take an abandoned v...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 76
MDHB332PassAltering the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 172
MDSB329PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
MDHB421PassRequiring certain State agencies to make publicly available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far in advance of the meeting as practicable; requiring certain State agencies ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 202
MDSB363PassRequiring certain State agencies to make available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting; requiring certain State agencies to post on their websites meeting minutes not more than 2 business days after the minutes ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 203
MDSB441PassAltering the definition of "health care provider" for the purposes of provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records to include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers; pro...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 173
MDHB648PassAltering the authority and responsibilities of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA); altering a certain explanation of purpose for certain provisions of law; stating the policy of the State with regard to certain emergency management activ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 288
MDSB477PassAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities under the Program to store and make availa...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 479
MDSB81PassRequiring certain principal departments of the Executive Branch to develop, annually update, and submit to the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) continuity of operations plans to address the impact of a certain emergency or crisis; requirin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 516
MDSB732PassAltering the definition of "practice athletic training"; repealing certain provisions of law requiring an athletic trainer to practice in a certain setting; altering the information that is required to be included in an evaluation and treatment proto...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 579
MDSB753PassAuthorizing the City of Laurel to participate in the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 469
MDSB838PassAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 376
MDHB934PassAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 375
MDHB1413PassAuthorizing the City of Laurel to participate in the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 468
MDHB1462PassAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities to store and make available for administra...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 478
MDSB877VetoRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB1080PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain alternative workweek m...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB1663PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain violation is subject t...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDHB855IntroEstablishing licensing requirements for certain money transmission locations; requiring an applicant for a license to engage in the business of money transmission to provide the address of each self-service financial kiosk in a certain application an...
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2020-03-17
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDSB1036EngrossEstablishing the Cybersecurity Coordination and Operations Office within the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help improve statewide cybersecurity readiness and response; requiring the Director of MEMA to appoint an Executive Director a...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB721EngrossRequiring the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to be responsible for coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan; provid...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB918EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families and older adults; requiring the Commissi...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB650EngrossRequiring the Governor to designate a certain emergency area under certain circumstances during a certain state of emergency; prohibiting a state of emergency to continue for longer than 30 days under certain circumstances; requiring certain executiv...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB754EngrossAdding certain sources of revenue required to be credited to the Nondepository Special Fund; requiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to pay certain fines and penalties into the General Fund of the State; altering certain provisions on the ...
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2020-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1517IntroEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program Expansion Pilot Program in the Department of Human Services to provide assistance to certain critical medically vulnerable individuals and their households with the application process for certain socia...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB736EngrossRequiring each law enforcement agency to provide access to an employee assistance program or mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers stemming from personal and work-related concerns and to provide police officers ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1416IntroRequiring a supplier of water to inspect certain valves in a public water system in a certain manner, repair or replace certain valves, inspect certain fire hydrants, formulate and implement a certain plan, identify the locations of certain valves, a...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1389IntroProhibiting a business from collecting, using, storing, or disclosing certain geolocation information from a certain application on a mobile device of an individual except in certain circumstances; authorizing a business to collect, use, store, or di...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB514IntroRequiring a custodian to deny inspection under the Public Information Act of only the part of a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or a...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB486IntroAuthorizing certain emergency personnel to equip certain privately owned motor vehicles with certain emergency lights for use only while at the scene of an accident or other emergency.
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1435EngrossRequiring that a certain individual who has completed training in an approved alcohol awareness program be present on a licensed premises at certain times; authorizing the trained individual to be absent from the licensed premises for up to 2 hours f...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB776IntroDefining "health care facility-based physician" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law relating to the assignment of benefits and the reimbursement of nonpreferred providers who are physicians to physicians based in certain health care...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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
MDHB1383IntroRequiring each county board of education to include certain questions regarding a student's history of brain injury or neurologic insult on a certain form; requiring certain questions to be developed by the State Department of Education in consultati...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1618IntroEstablishing the Cybersecurity Coordination and Operations Office within the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help improve statewide cybersecurity readiness and response; requiring the Director of MEMA to appoint an Executive Director a...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB612IntroRequiring that a certain annual assessment required to be included in a certain workplace safety program include certain recommendations to reduce injuries that could result from a lack of workplace safety; requiring a health care facility to guarant...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1112IntroEntering into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring certain audiologists and speech-language patholo...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1250IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to decrease the length of the school year for each school day affected by a declared state of emergency for certain public schools without approval of the State Board of Education; and repealing a provision of ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1270IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to develop a policy for public schools in the county to use home-based instructional days during the school year under certain circumstances; requiring a home-based instructional day policy to include certain p...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1298IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a certain policy to support certain goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students, collect and track certain data, and, on or before June 1 each year, beginning in ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
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