MD Legislation | 2015 | Regular Session

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Intro
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MDHB508Requiring the Public Service Commission to authorize a customer of a gas company or an electric company to purchase and install an analog meter; requiring the meter to comply with specified standards; requiring a gas company or electric company to in...
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2015-03-26
Intro
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MDHB516Requiring a utility company to give specified written notice to specified customers prior to deploying smart meters throughout all or a portion of the utility company's service territory; prohibiting a utility company from imposing any additional fee...
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2015-03-26
Engross
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MDHB208Repealing specified provisions of law that condition the use of specified trade names by specified chiropractors, massage therapists, and massage practitioners on preapproval of the use by the State Board of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Examiners...
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2015-03-25
Engross
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MDHB106Authorizing the governing body of Montgomery County to adopt an ordinance to prohibit littering under the Illegal Dumping and Litter Control Law and to impose specified criminal and civil penalties.
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2015-03-24
Engross
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MDHB14Creating an exemption for a person who is a retired former member of the armed forces of the United States from the requirement to obtain a hunting license under specified circumstances; providing that the exemption applies only to hunting on specifi...
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2015-03-24
Intro
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MDHB784Requiring the President of Harford Community College to take specified actions before proposing an increase in tuition at Harford Community College; requiring two public meetings to be held; requiring a report to be published on the College's Web sit...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB1040Requiring that members of the Wicomico County Board of Education be elected and appointed, as specified; providing for a student member of the county board; establishing the composition of the county board; providing for the qualifications, terms of ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB780Establishing the Task Force on the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters; requiring the Task...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDHB217Clarifying that a member of the State Retirement and Pension System may not receive creditable service for unused sick leave at retirement unless the leave was available to the member to be used as sick leave during employment; and clarifying the def...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDSB353Requiring a person who is negotiating a specified solar installation and interconnection contract with specified customer-generator to submit to the customer-generator's electric company a specified application; allowing a specified person to accept ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB687Providing that specified State employees may be entitled to parental leave with pay; establishing a maximum of 30 days of parental leave that employees may use for the care and nurturing of a child following the birth or adoption of the child; provid...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDSB231Altering the scope and title of the special wine festival license in Calvert County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners of Calvert County to issue a special beer and wine festival license to the holders of specified alcoholic beverages li...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB1182Approving specified projects for the acquisition, development, and improvement of specified academic facilities for the University System of Maryland; authorizing the University System of Maryland to issue bonds in a total principal amount of $17,000...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDHB77Clarifying that regular interest may not be paid on member contributions of specified members of the Judges' Retirement System under specified circumstances; providing that an individual who was a member of the Judges' Retirement System on or before ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB967Making specified provisions of law concerning the advertising for bids for specified procurements costing more than $25,000 apply to construction-related projects for schools in Baltimore County; providing for the prospective application of the Act; ...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDHB76Requiring specified accumulated contributions of nonvested former members to be transferred into a specified fund; clarifying that specified accumulated contributions shall be paid to specified former members under specified circumstances; requiring ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB755Providing that a specified provision of law relating to campaign finance entities does not apply to candidates for election to the central committee of a political party if the candidate during an election cycle does not spend more than $1,000 in per...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB912Reestablishing the Prince George's County Juvenile Court and School Safety Workgroup; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB1033Requiring local law enforcement agencies to notify county superintendents and employees of nonpublic schools if specified employees or specified other adults working on school property are arrested for specified crimes within 1 business day of the ar...
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2015-03-19
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Intro
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MDSB711Requiring that specified required envelopes used by specified voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring the State Board of Elections to reimburse counties for the costs of prepaid postage for the abse...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB955Requiring a specified individual acting in a professional capacity to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to be believe that a verbal threat of a substantial risk of im...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB1022Establishing the Office of the Child Welfare Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General; providing for the purpose and staffing of the Office; providing for the appointment, qualifications, term, and salary of the Child Welfare Ombudsman; requir...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB752Establishing procedures for arbitration of collective bargaining disputes involving the exclusive representative of sworn law enforcement officers in the Charles County Sheriff's Office; authorizing any party to a collective bargaining agreement to d...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB659Repealing the authority of an employer to include as part of an employee's wage an amount to represent the tips of the employee.
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB856Making it a civil offense, subject to specified penalties, for a specified person acting in a professional capacity to fail to report child abuse under specified circumstances; making it a misdemeanor, subject to specified penalties, for a specified ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB725Extending from 7 to 20 years the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse.
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB688Requiring an employer to provide employees with a specified work schedule within a specified time period, notify employees of specified changes, and provide employees with a new work schedule within 24 hours after making a change to the initial sched...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB793Requiring that regulations adopted by the Secretary of Budget and Management provide for automatic increases from minimum to maximum steps in a pay grade of pay rates in the Standard Pay Plan for State employees for an employee who is rated "outstand...
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2015-03-19
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
Intro
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MDSB784Prohibiting, under specified circumstances, an employer from failing or refusing to hire, discharging, or otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee on the basis of the applicant's or employee's engagement in a lawful activity off the ...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDSB142Repealing the termination date of specified provisions of law relating to the authority of a premium finance company, with respect to specified motor vehicle insurance, personal insurance, and commercial insurance, to assign rights and obligations un...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB657Requiring the Secretary of Budget and Management, the Secretary of Transportation, and the governing boards of State institutions of higher education to establish a program to improve the ratio of State employees to supervisors or managers beginning ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB777Requiring contractors and subcontractors under public work contracts subject to the prevailing wage rate law to pay the full cost of specified apprenticeship programs unless the contractor or subcontractor participates in an apprenticeship training p...
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDSB795Authorizing a comprehensive care facility or an extended care facility to petition the appropriate circuit court for an order permitting the facility to request a determination of the funds available to pay for the cost of a resident's care from the ...
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2015-03-19
Engross
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MDHB78Clarifying that the definition of "noncontributory pension benefit", as it relates to the State Retirement and Pension System, does not include the Reformed Contributory Pension Benefit.
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2015-03-19
Intro
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MDHB891Requiring a jury commissioner to provide prospective juror information concerning individuals who are not citizens of the United States to the State Board of Elections and the State Motor Vehicle Administration within 5 days of receiving the informat...
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2015-03-18
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
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MDSB371Requiring the State Highway Administration, under specified circumstances, to make a determination on whether to designate specified areas as bicycle and pedestrian priority areas by specified dates; requiring the Administration to adopt a specified ...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB377Altering the membership of the Maryland Transportation Authority to include specified members of the General Assembly as nonvoting members of the Authority serving in an advisory capacity only; specifying criteria concerning the appointment, tenure, ...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB400Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim the month of June as Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month and to urge the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Department of Aging, in conjunction with specified entities, to properly observe Al...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB730Requiring that members of the Wicomico County Board of Education be elected and appointed, as specified; providing for a student member of the county board; establishing the composition of the county board; providing for the qualifications, terms of ...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB158Requiring 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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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB758Providing that, beginning on October 1, 2015, the reasonable steps specified departments, agencies, and programs are required to take under a specified provision of law include the operation and maintenance of equal access versions of specified Web s...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB471Establishing the Task Force to Study the Provision of Health Care Coverage to Uninsured Marylanders; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; establishing the purpose of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to submit ...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDHB582Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution repealing provisions relating to election of circuit court judges; requiring the Governor, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a qualified person to fill a vacancy in the of...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDHB1013Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require a judge of the Orphans' Court to hold the office for a term of 8 years; providing for a judge of the Orphans' Court to be elected by specified voters at the general election; establishing...
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2015-03-18
Hearing 3/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
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MDSB710Increasing the number of members of the Baltimore City School Commissioners; requiring the three board members be elected at large by the voters of Baltimore City; altering the length of a term of the members of the board; requiring specified board m...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB761Requiring the College Savings Plans of Maryland Board to establish the Maryland ABLE Program for specified purposes subject to specified provisions; requiring the Board to oversee the administration of the Maryland ABLE Program; altering the membersh...
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2015-03-18
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MDSB723Repealing a prohibition against a certified nurse practitioner practicing in the State unless the nurse practitioner has an approved attestation that the nurse practitioner has an agreement for collaboration and consulting with a specified physician ...
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2015-03-18
Intro
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MDSB717Requiring hospitals, related institutions, alternative health systems, and employers to report specified employment actions and terminations of employment of athletic trainers and physician assistants to the State Board of Physicians, subject to spec...
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2015-03-18
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MDSB275Requiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to establish discounted variable toll rate for specified commuters who cross the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily; requiring specified persons to regist...
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2015-03-18
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MDSB720Altering the requirement for the Comptroller to withhold Maryland income tax refunds of specified individuals with outstanding warrants to include residents of Carroll County or individuals who have outstanding warrants from Carroll County; making no...
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2015-03-18
Hearing 3/18 at 1:30 p.m.
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