MD Legislation | 2018 | Regular Session

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HB1094PassProhibiting under criminal law a person that distributes tobacco products for commercial purposes from distributing to a minor an electronic nicotine delivery system; prohibiting under criminal law certain persons from purchasing for or selling an el...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 785
SB1123PassRepealing a requirement applicable to Garrett County that a certain animal control officer enforce certain provisions; and requiring, in Garrett County, certain provisions to be enforced by the sheriff, a deputy authorized by the sheriff, or an anima...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 701
SB318PassAltering the determination of the amount of the standard deduction allowed for an individual under the Maryland income tax; altering the minimum and maximum limitation amounts of certain standard deductions allowed under the Maryland income tax for c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 577
SB1239PassMaking certain provisions relating to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property of a minor under certain circumstances applicable to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property o...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 749
HB1023PassAuthorizing the juvenile court, in a certain case in which jurisdiction is transferred from a court exercising criminal jurisdiction, to issue body attachments for witnesses as provided by a certain Maryland Rule.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 783
HB1747PassProviding that the Department of Human Services and the Department of Juvenile Services are not required to issue a statement of need before granting a license to a residential child care program if there is no placement available in an existing lice...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 799
HB403PassEstablishing the Community College Facilities Renewal Grant Program to provide State funds to community colleges for improvements, repairs, and deferred maintenance projects; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Progra...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 687
HB1506PassAuthorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Office of the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a certain person that violates certain provisions of law on behalf of a certain person; authorizin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 794
SB947PassProhibiting a certain hearing officer from ordering the release of an individual who meets the requirements for involuntary admission under a certain provision of law on the grounds that the individual was kept at an emergency facility for more than ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 730
SB1148PassRepealing a provision of law requiring the Washington County Commissioners to establish an Advisory School Design Review Committee; repealing provisions establishing the Committee's duties and relating to the review of the Committee's comments and re...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 615
HB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
SB1131PassAllowing a certain insurance identification card to be issued for a period of 12 months for a 12-month commercial motor vehicle insurance policy covering three or more vehicles even if the payment by the insured is for a period of less than 12 months...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 624
HB1575PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County to allow a person to obtain a certain interest in one or more licenses issued in another jurisdiction or state and a certain number of Class B beer, wine, and liquor licenses that th...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 765
SB1260PassProviding that the first $300,000 received by the Waterway Improvement Fund, during fiscal year 2019, may be used only for the State portion of funding for the dredging study of the Ocean City Inlet by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and providing ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 719
HB373PassRepealing provisions relating to a home detention program in Cecil County; authorizing the Sheriff of Cecil County to establish home detention, pretrial release, work release, and prerelease programs; requiring the Sheriff to adopt regulations necess...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 608
HB382PassRepealing certain statutory language to clarify that a person who has been charged with any civil offense or infraction, except a juvenile offense, may file a petition for expungement of certain records under certain circumstances.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 686
SB402PassRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent," which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rel...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 737
HB1393PassSpecifying that a certain prohibition against a person having an interest in more than one alcoholic beverages license issued by the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County does not apply to a license issued for a hotel that has at least ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 761
SB996PassAltering a subtraction modification under the State income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old from $10,000 to $15,000; providing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under cert...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 573
HB1456PassExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, production or transportation of oil or gas on or under the outer continental shelf; establishing that an offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous an...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 626
SB647PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim an increased credit; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking eff...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 611
SB1006PassAltering the definition of the construction practice term "Coast Smart" to include highway facilities; requiring the Coast Smart Council, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation, to establish Coast...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 629
SB648PassRequiring, for a development with 11 or more homes to be built by the same builder, a home builder to provide a purchaser with written information on energy-efficient options, including a statement that tax credits may be available related to the ene...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 681
SB361PassAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 703
HB1553PassProhibiting an agent, a landlord, or an operator from making false representations or statements to tenants in violation of certain laws in Baltimore City; prohibiting certain individuals from making false representations or statements in connection ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 637
HB1297PassAuthorizing a lender to elect to make a certain loan to a borrower under certain circumstances; providing that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain loans under certain circumstances; prohibiting an unlicensed person from making a covered...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 790
HB1385PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to establish by ordinance a certain Tourism Improvement District; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to designate a Tourism Improvement District Association to provide certain services; requirin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 641
SB1144PassEstablishing in Baltimore County a Class B-ECF/DS beer, wine, and liquor license; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County to issue the license to an individual who is authorized by the University of Maryland, Baltimore Cou...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 617
SB564PassAltering the method by which an individual or a corporation may claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred to obtain federal security clearances, to rent certain spaces, and to construct or renovate certain sensitive compa...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 610
SB659PassRepealing a certain provision of law specifying a certain processing fee for articles of transfer; repealing each provision of law regarding executing and filing articles of transfer; altering the types of actions not required by a corporation for ce...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 720
HB714PassExtending the termination date to September 30, 2022, for certain provisions of law authorizing certain hybrid vehicles to use a certain high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane regardless of the number of passengers under certain circumstances; extending t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 679
SB399PassRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City to publish notice of license application in two newspapers instead of three.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 635
HB1448PassAllowing the District Court or a circuit court to authorize the clerk of the court to approve an individual installment plan agreement for the payment of certain fines for traffic offenses under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain defendant ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 792
HB742PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 756
HB1557PassRequiring a unit to give a certain preference under certain circumstances to a certain resident firm that is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide architectural services or engineering services in the State; requiring a certain nonresident firm...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 633
HB97PassContinuing the State Board of Law Examiners in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Board...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 591
SB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
SB895PassIncreasing the maximum number of years of eligibility service that certain members of the State Police Retirement System may have to participate in the Deferred Retirement Option Program (DROP) to 30; increasing the number of years that certain membe...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 726
SB899PassClarifying that the compensation of the Executive Director for the State Retirement Agency and certain staff shall be as provided in the State budget; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to adopt criteria for s...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 728
HB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
SB621PassAuthorizing certain persons to execute and record a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawfully restrictive covenant in a certain manner; requiring the governing body of a homeowners association to delete any recorded covenant or restriction t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636
HB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
HB108PassRepealing the requirement that an application to the Department of Housing and Community Development for funds under the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program contain a local government resolution of support or letter of support; and pro...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 766
HB1723PassRequiring an inmate participating in a work-release arrangement in Charles County to pay court-ordered restitution and certain food, lodging, electronic monitoring, and clothing costs; requiring the Charles County Sheriff to establish certain per die...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 625
SB848PassAltering the method by which an individual or a corporation may claim a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses related to certain wineries and vineyards in the State; extending for 3 years a certain termination provision for the cre...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 614
HB417PassRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to develop and operate a website by July 1, 2020, that includes certain information about certain payees and certain payments; and specifying certain requirements for the website.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 770
SB835PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 683
SB552PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 757
HB1481PassRequiring, for a development with 11 or more homes to be built by the same builder, a home builder to provide a purchaser with written information on energy-efficient options, including a statement that tax credits may be available related to the ene...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 680
HB815PassIncreasing the minimum dollar amount of contracts from $15,000 to $30,000 for which the Calvert County Commissioners are required to undergo a formal bidding process; requiring a certain contract to be awarded to the most responsible offeror under ce...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 744
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