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MDSB23PassAltering certain classes of goods and services for which a person may register a mark; prohibiting a person from registering a certain name or surname as a mark; requiring an applicant for registration or renewal of a mark to submit 3 different speci...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 501
MDHB45PassAltering certain terms relating to eligibility for benefits under the More Jobs for Marylanders and Opportunity Zone Enhancement programs; altering, to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018, but before January 1, 2027, the time for which en...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB165PassAltering the nominating entity for four board members of the Industry Automobile Insurance Association to reflect the merger of the American Insurance Association and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America into the American Property Ca...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 61
MDSB224PassAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 410
MDSB245PassAltering the definition of "practice social work" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors and to clarify that it includes, for certain individuals, the treatment of biopsychosocial conditions under the supervision of a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 543
MDSB352PassProviding that certain limitations on the duration of certain tax exemptions for certain manufacturing property in Somerset County do not apply to an exemption granted to Eastern Shore Forest Products, Inc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 318
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
MDHB521PassEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State seeking grants under certain federal program...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 231
MDSB447PassProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 555
MDHB117PassAltering the nominating entity for four board members of the Industry Automobile Insurance Association to reflect the merger of the American Insurance Association and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America into the American Property Ca...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 60
MDHB761PassProviding that certain limitations on the duration of certain tax exemptions for certain manufacturing property in Somerset County do not apply to an exemption granted to Eastern Shore Forest Products, Inc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 317
MDSB583PassEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation; to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State seeking grants under certain federal progra...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 232
MDSB794PassAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDSB813PassRequiring a vehicle manufacturer to make certain requests of a person seeking to transfer a vehicle dealer franchise or any right under a vehicle dealer franchise within 20 days after receiving notice of the proposed transfer; requiring a vehicle man...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 418
MDSB872PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
MDHB1029PassAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 in funds f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 409
MDHB1122PassExcluding public institutions of higher education from certain provisions of law governing protection of information by government agencies; requiring public institutions of higher education to review and designate certain systems as systems of recor...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 429
MDHB1150PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to use a reverse auction, as provided for in certain provisions of law established by the Act, to select a pharmacy benefits manager or other entity to administer the State Rx Program; requiring the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
MDHB959PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB1017PassAltering the required contents of the label with which cottage food products must be prepackaged to allow the inclusion of the phone number of the cottage food business and a certain identification number, rather than the address of the cottage food ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 405
MDHB1064PassRequiring a vehicle manufacturer to make certain requests of a person seeking to transfer a vehicle dealer franchise or any right under a vehicle dealer franchise within 20 days after receiving notice of the proposed transfer; requiring a vehicle man...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 417
MDHB1202PassProhibiting an employer from using certain facial recognition services during an applicant's interview for employment unless the applicant consents under a certain provision of the Act; authorizing an applicant to consent to the use of certain facial...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 446
MDSB41PassAuthorizing the use of certain vehicle height monitoring systems in Baltimore County to enforce certain State and local laws restricting the presence of certain vehicles during certain times; and applying to Baltimore County certain provisions of law...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 504
MDHB900PassClarifying the authority, powers, and duties of officers and employees of the Field Enforcement Division in the Office of the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission over certain matters; substituting references to the Division and t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 359
MDHB514VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting commercialization of research, facilitating technology transfer, and enco...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB398VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting the commercialization of research, facilitating the transfer of certain t...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB796VetoRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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)
MDSB985VetoEstablishing the Office for the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Department of Agriculture; establishing the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Office to encourage certain units to try to achieve an overall percentage goal o...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1488VetoEstablishing the Office for the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Department of Agriculture; establishing the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Office to encourage certain units to try to achieve an overall percentage goal o...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB603EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB984EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB784EngrossRequiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to review certain practices and methods of collection, use, storage, and disclosure of consumers' personally identifiable information and personal information by certain entities; and requiring the Council...
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
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
MDHB804IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters relating to the State's ...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB799IntroRequiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available diagnostic and repair documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipme...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB729EngrossProhibiting a person from conducting or contracting for animal testing in the development of a cosmetic; prohibiting a manufacturer from selling or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic under certain circumstances beginning July 1, 2021; providin...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB946EngrossEstablishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education, to provide students with career an...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1030EngrossEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB100EngrossIncreasing, from 29 to 30, the number of members of the Maryland Agricultural Commission appointed by the Governor; and requiring the Governor to appoint a member from a list of at least two nominees representing the hemp industry.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB3EngrossProviding that licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes do not authorize the licensee to manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a cigarette that has a characterizing flavor; providing that a public statement that ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB267EngrossAuthorizing a private passenger automobile insurer to use data obtained through telematics from a specific vehicle only for establishing an insurance premium for a policy that insures that vehicle if the named insured consents to the data collection ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB392EngrossProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract requires the provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the manufacturing of a component of the p...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB565EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing and governing a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses incurred for certain cellulosic ethanol technology research and development activities; prohibiting the Secretary of Commerce fro...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1183EngrossCodifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1455EngrossEstablishing the Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment and expansion of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to award certain financial assistanc...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB649EngrossRenaming the Pricing and Selection Committee for Blind Industries and Services of Maryland and the Employment Works Program to be the Pricing and Selection Committee for Preferred Providers; requiring the Pricing and Selection Committee to determine ...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Rules Committee
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