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Engross
50%
MDHB1036Repealing the Governor's Advisory Board on Homelessness and establishing an Interagency Council on Homelessness; establishing the membership, staffing, chair, quorum, and meeting times of the Council; prohibiting a member of the Council from receivin...
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2014-04-07
Engross
50%
MDHB1309Exempting specified positions in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene from a provision of law that prohibits specified appointing authorities in State government from inquiring into the criminal record or criminal history of an applicant for e...
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2014-04-07
Engross
50%
MDHB1334Requiring the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to adopt regulations on or before June 30, 2015, to prohibit on property under its jurisdiction the smoking of specified tobacco products; and providing for specified exemptions and...
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2014-04-03
Engross
50%
MDHB962Requiring the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services to require an individual to pass a polygraph examination before being appointed to serve as a correctional officer in a correctional facility; and requiring the Secretary to adopt reg...
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2014-04-02
Engross
50%
MDHB801Altering the membership of the Commission on Maryland Cybersecurity Innovation and Excellence; requiring that, to the extent practicable, specified members of the Commission reasonably reflect the geographic, racial, ethnic, cultural, and gender dive...
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2014-04-02
Engross
50%
MDHB1256Limiting to $150 the fee that may be charged for a food processing plant license under specified provisions of law to specified civic and nonprofit organizations that process meat for human consumption no more than three times a year for 5 days or le...
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2014-04-01
Engross
50%
MDHB1292Establishing collective bargaining rights for specified employees of the District Court of Maryland; establishing a State Judicial Employees Labor Relations Board as an independent unit of State government; providing for the staggering of terms of th...
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2014-04-01
Engross
50%
MDHB924Prohibiting a merchant from using a wireless Internet signal or a cellular phone to monitor the behavior or shopping habits of a specified consumer unless the merchant displays at each entrance to the merchant's business premises a specified notice i...
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2014-03-27
Engross
50%
MDHB187Specifying the amount of the State minimum wage rate as of January 1, 2015 as $8.20 per hour for the 12-month period; providing annual increases in the State minimum wage in 2016 and 2017; authorizing specified amusement and recreational establishmen...
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2014-03-26
Intro
25%
MDSB1020Exempting a solar farm from the requirement to submit a grading and sediment control plan in order to obtain a permit for grading or construction; exempting a solar farm from the requirement to submit a forest stand delineation and forest conservatio...
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2014-03-20
Intro
25%
MDSB1105Authorizing the Secretary of Human Resources, during a specified period of time, to suspend payment of temporary cash assistance to a recipient who is found to be in noncompliance with specified income eligibility standards due to an increase in a ch...
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2014-03-20
Intro
25%
MDSB1013Prohibiting a gas company or an electric company from billing its customers for noncommodity products and services.
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2014-03-20
Intro
25%
MDSB950Prohibiting a merchant from using a wireless Internet signal or a cellular phone to monitor the behavior or shopping habits of a specified consumer unless the merchant displays at each entrance to the merchant's business premises a specified notice i...
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2014-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB1096Requiring the Maryland Port Administration to develop and implement a plan for the remediation of drinking water supplies that have been adversely impacted by the placement of dredged material from the Chesapeake and Delaware Canal and the approach c...
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2014-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB1014Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to reimburse specified providers of services to individuals with developmental disabilities in specified residential programs for a visitation absence day; prohibiting the Department from imposing...
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2014-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB941Authorizing, subject to specified requirements, a person to place or maintain an advertising sign for specified agricultural businesses on a State highway; providing that specified provisions of law regulating the placement and maintenance of outdoor...
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2014-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB1035Requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to extend specified passenger railroad service to Elkton, Maryland, by January 1, 2020, by negotiating a specified contract with Amtrak; etc.
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2014-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB1003Exempting pet cemeteries from the registration and permitting requirements of the Office of Cemetery Oversight; requiring the owner of specified land used or to be used as a pet cemetery to file a specified declaration in the office of the clerk of t...
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2014-03-18
Intro
25%
MDSB969Requiring the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a specified opioid time lock dispenser pilot program; requiring the Secretary to adopt specified regulations to carry out the pilot program; prohibiting the Secretary from requiring that a vete...
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2014-03-18
Intro
25%
MDSB1060Requiring an insurer that issues, sells, or delivers a homeowner's insurance policy, at the time of application and at each renewal, to provide an applicant or a policyholder with a specified written notice; specifying the information that must be in...
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2014-03-18
Intro
25%
MDSB1110Prohibiting a junk dealer or scrap metal processor from purchasing copper wire from which the insulation has been burned or stripped; applying the Act to all junk and scrap metal processors doing business in the State, including nonresident junk deal...
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2014-03-14
Engross
50%
MDHB961Altering the membership of a hearing board under the State Correctional Officers' Bill of Rights to require that at least one member be of the same rank as the correctional officer against whom the complaint is filed.
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2014-03-14
Intro
25%
MDSB902Explicitly stating the power of the Maryland Transportation Authority to conduct or coordinate a study of the environmental impact of proposed transportation facilities; requiring the Maryland Transportation Authority, in collaboration with specified...
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2014-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB756Requiring the State Commission on Kidney Disease to adopt regulations that incorporate the federal End-Stage Renal Disease Quality Incentive Program.
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2014-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB85Requiring physicians, under specified circumstances, to provide a pregnant woman the opportunity to view the active ultrasound image of the embryo or fetus before the performance or inducement of an abortion; and requiring a physician to allow the pr...
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2014-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB34Prohibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providing that the...
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2014-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB883Requiring employers operating food, beverage, or retail operations within Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to pay a specified wage to their employees; requiring employees' wages to increase by a specified amount; providing...
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2014-03-06
Intro
25%
MDSB824Establishing collective bargaining rights for specified employees of the District Court of Maryland; establishing a State Judicial Employees Labor Relations Board; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, powers, and duties of the Board; provi...
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2014-03-06
Intro
25%
MDSB749Establishing collective bargaining rights for specified community college employees; requiring specified community colleges to determine whether specified employees are public employees for purposes of collective bargaining; establishing procedures f...
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2014-03-06
Intro
25%
MDSB825Requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to designate on a specified formulary the prescription drugs that are Tier I specialty drugs and Tier II specialty drugs; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to submit a list of specified drugs to the Maryland ...
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2014-03-05
Intro
25%
MDSB667Requiring the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to develop a plan for the State to establish, on or before January 1, 2017, a universal health care program to provide health benefits to all residents of the State through a sin...
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2014-03-05
Intro
25%
MDSB671Requiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide specified health insurance benefits under specified insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for specified equipment and supplies used fo...
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2014-03-05
Intro
25%
MDSB786Establishing a pilot program on community renewable energy generating systems under the authority of the Public Service Commission; stating when the pilot program will begin and terminate; providing for the structure and operation of the pilot progra...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB880Requiring an electric company to give specified written notice to specified customers before installing smart meters on a customer's premises under specified circumstances; specifying the contents of a specified notice; establishing a process by whic...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB919Establishing an infrastructure to provide transportation network services; authorizing an individual to submit an application for registration as a transportation network operator; requiring a transportation network application company to approve or ...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB733Increasing the renewable energy portfolio standards for electricity derived from Tier 1 renewable sources for years 2017 through 2022; increasing the minimum required percentage of Tier 1 renewable energy that must be derived from solar energy in yea...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB280Prohibiting an electric company from disclosing specified data to a third party, subject to specified exceptions; authorizing a customer to submit a specified complaint to the Public Service Commission under specified circumstances; requiring the Com...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB734Limiting the eligibility of qualifying biomass as a Tier 1 renewable source for the purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard to qualifying biomass used at a generation unit that started commercial operation on or after January 1, 2005, and...
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2014-03-04
Intro
25%
MDSB890Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to reimburse specified providers at a rate sufficient to ensure that a specified wage factor is not less than 50% above the State minimum wage rate; etc.
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2014-02-27
Intro
25%
MDSB905Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, under specified circumstances, to reimburse specified providers at a rate sufficient to ensure that the hourly wage paid to specified workers is not less than a specified percentage above a speci...
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2014-02-27
Intro
25%
MDSB204Expanding the applicability of the prevailing wage rate law to political subdivisions, agencies, and public works on property where the State, a political subdivision, or an agency is the owner or lessee by altering the definition of "public body"; a...
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2014-02-27
Intro
25%
MDSB631Requiring specified retail service stations constructed or expanded after a specified date to meet specified requirements; requiring a person constructing a specified retail service station on or after October 1, 2014, to apply to the Department of t...
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2014-02-27
Intro
25%
MDSB831Providing that an application for assisted outpatient treatment may be submitted to a court by specified individuals; requiring, except under specified circumstances, a court to hold a hearing on a specified application within a specified time period...
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2014-02-26
Intro
25%
MDSB594Requiring hospitals and specified health care practitioners who provide specified care in specified health care facilities to offer specified individuals a Hepatitis C screening test or a Hepatitis C diagnostic test; etc.
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2014-02-26
Intro
25%
MDSB887Repealing the requirement that an insurer that issues a policy of homeowner's insurance file with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner for approval a specified underwriting standard that requires a specified deductible under specified circumstances be...
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2014-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB844Providing for an alternative limitation on specified liability for an insurer that provides specified uninsured motorist coverage under specified circumstances; requiring specified insurers to offer underinsured motorist excess coverage; providing fo...
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2014-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB662Establishing that a rental vehicle company or its designee has a specified right of subrogation against specified persons for specified claims paid by the rental vehicle company or the designee that arose out of the use or operation of the rental veh...
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2014-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB753Requiring specified employers to provide employees with specified earned sick and safe leave; providing for the manner in which earned sick and safe leave is accrued by the employee and treated by the employer; requiring an employer to allow an emplo...
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2014-02-20
Intro
25%
MDSB505Establishing the Task Force on Family Caregiving and Long-Term Supports; providing for the composition of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of specified exp...
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2014-02-20
Intro
25%
MDSB537Requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for an amendment to the Rare and Expensive Case Management Program under a specified waiver; and requiring the application to authorize e...
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2014-02-19
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