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HB1476PassRequiring, beginning in fiscal year 2018 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Governor to include $3,000,000 in the annual budget bill for the Shelter and Transitional Housing Facilities Grant Program within the Department of Housing and Community De...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 699
SB750PassRepealing the termination of a provision of law authorizing the employees of a vendor or authorized representative of a vendor of portable electronics insurance to be compensated in a specified manner; and repealing a requirement that the Maryland In...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 693
SB271PassBeginning in fiscal year 2017, increasing the amount of money from $20,000,000 to $40,000,000 the Governor is required to provide in the State budget for the Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocat...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 665
HB535PassMaking legislative findings and declarations that it is necessary to regulate transfers of structured settlement payment rights to ensure that the transfers are effectuated on fair and reasonable terms and are in the best interest of payees, and to p...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 721
SB266PassRequiring a court to order a person convicted of poaching deer on any land in the State to pay the State specified restitution and to perform 40 to 80 hours of community service under specified circumstances; requiring the restitution collected under...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 663
SB584PassRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget specified funding in a specified amount for each fiscal year in which the State Department of Education receives an Expansion Grant through the federal Preschool Development Grants Program.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 683
HB14PassMaking permanent a $15,000 limit on the amount of the vessel excise tax that may be imposed on any vessel; and requiring that the maximum amount of the excise tax imposed for any vessel be increased by $100 on July 1, 2016 and July 1 of each subseque...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
SB485PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Family and Medical Leave Insurance; providing for the composition, chair and staffing of the Task Force; providing that the purpose of the Task Force is to make recommendations regarding the development of a State...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
HB1395PassAltering the calculation of disparity grants to specified counties and Baltimore City under specified circumstances in fiscal years 2018 and 2019.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
SB198PassProhibiting a person from selling, on or after January 1, 2018, a neonicotinoid pesticide unless the person also sells a restricted use pesticide; prohibiting a person from using a neonicotinoid pesticide on or after January 1, 2018, unless the perso...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 661
HB1420PassEstablishing the State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; renaming the State Board of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy Examiners, altering the membership of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, an...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 739
HB115PassEstablishing the Robotics Grant Program to provide grants to public schools and nonprofit robotics clubs in the State to support existing robotics programs and to increase the number of programs in the State; establishing eligibility requirements for...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 682
HB211PassProhibiting a person from selling, on or after January 1, 2018, a neonicotinoid pesticide unless the person also sells a restricted use pesticide; prohibiting a person from using a neonicotinoid pesticide on or after January 1, 2018, unless the perso...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 662
SB797PassRequiring, beginning in fiscal year 2018 and each fiscal year thereafter, the Governor to include at least $3,000,000 in the annual budget bill for the Shelter and Transitional Housing Facilities Grant Program within the Department of Housing and Com...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 698
HB1462PassProviding specified exceptions to a specified prohibition on the practice of veterinary medicine and dispensing specified medication that is not in a specified manufacturer's container for a person who sells or dispenses specified medication in a con...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
HB1401PassRequiring a State grant to be made available to fund the increased operating expenses for the branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library that increase their operating hours above the hours in effect as of January 1, 2016; requiring the Governor to incl...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
SB161PassAuthorizing the forfeiture of specified property under specified circumstances; repealing a specified provision authorizing the forfeiture of specified money or weapons relating to possession of a controlled dangerous substance; requiring that a spec...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 658
SB905PassEstablishing the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education; requiring specified appointments to be made to ensure diversity within the Commission; requiring the Commission to review the findings and recommendations of a specified study, re...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 701
SB942PassAltering the circumstances under which a court may reverse or modify the decision of an agency in specified contested cases on judicial review under the Administrative Procedure Act.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 704
HB1363PassRequiring that a person making a specified appeal before a supervisor of assessments receive specified information from the Department of Assessments and Taxation regarding the property that is the subject of the appeal and a specified sales analysis...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 737
HB525PassAltering the conditions under which a motor vehicle dealer's failure to comply with specified requirements constitutes grounds for denial of a specified claim or reduction of the amount of specified compensation; prohibiting a motor vehicle manufactu...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 720
HB740PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Family and Medical Leave Insurance; providing for the composition, chair and staffing of the Task Force; providing that the purpose of the Task Force is to make recommendations regarding the development of a State...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678
HB724PassAltering a specified provision of law to authorize health care providers to require specified persons to pay a cost-based fee for providing specified information; altering the fees health care providers and hospitals may charge for copying and mailin...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 724
HB965PassEstablishing the Maryland International thoroughbred race; providing that the Maryland International is a Grade 1 stakes race run on a turf track; providing for the funding of the purse for the Maryland International beginning on July 1, 2017; provid...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 727
HB696PassAuthorizing the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority to collect an assessment or a charge not exceeding 5 cents per ticket under specified circumstances; specifying the circumstances under which the Authority may collect an ass...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
SB758PassRequiring the State to provide a supplement to increase the total benefit to $30 per month to a household that includes an individual who is at least 62 years old and receives a federally funded benefit in an amount less than $30 per month under the ...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 696
HB1448PassIncreasing specified fees for applicants for a home builder registration and a home builder sales representative registration; increasing the administrative fee for the Home Builder Guaranty Fund for specified home builders; increasing the fee for re...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 706
HB1387PassAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations governing the use of bowfishing gear; establishing a commercial northern snakehead bowfishing license; authorizing a licensee to catch for sale northern snakeheads in the tidal wate...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 709
HB963PassAltering specified campaign finance law definitions to include campaign finance activity relating to prospective questions to be placed on the ballot; prohibiting a chief election official from certifying a petition if the petition sponsor fails to p...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 725
SB806PassEstablishing a Naturopathic Doctors Formulary Council within the State Board of Physicians; requiring the Council to develop and recommend to the Board a specified formulary to include nonprescription drugs and devices, prescription oxygen and auto-i...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 700
SB777PassAltering the definition of "messenger service business" for purposes of a specified exemption from covered employment for specified unemployment benefits; specifying that commission includes specified payment arrangements for purposes of the exemptio...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 697
HB722PassBeginning in fiscal year 2017, increasing the amount of money from $20,000,000 to $40,000,000 the Governor is required to provide in the State budget for the Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocat...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 666
SB1171PassRequiring a state grant be made available to fund the increased operating expenses for the branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library that increase their operating hours above the hours in effect as of January 1, 2016; requiring the Governor to include...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
HB360PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care Recipients; requiring an applicant to be employed for at least 20 hours per week by the State or a county or municipality of the State and have received an undergraduate or g...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 719
HB349PassProhibiting an Executive Branch agency from banning or regulating the sale of coffee in conjunction with a career exploration and development activity in a public high school in Baltimore County; and providing for the termination of the Act.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 717
HB1192PassAltering the contents of the certificate that a unit owner is required to furnish to a purchaser on resale of a unit; specifying a maximum fee of $250 that a council of unit owners may charge for furnishing a certificate to a unit owner; requiring th...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 735
HB505PassRequiring the salary schedule for deputy sheriffs of Charles County to correspond to the Department of State Police salary schedule; authorizing sworn law enforcement officers and correctional officers in Charles County to collectively bargain with t...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 670
SB390PassRequiring the salary schedule for deputy sheriffs of Charles County to correspond to the Department of State Police salary schedule; authorizing sworn law enforcement officers and correctional officers in Charles County to collectively bargain with t...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 669
HB383PassAuthorizing the City of Annapolis to participate in the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact, the purpose of which is to provide for mutual assistance between the jurisdictions in managing an emergency.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 674
SB1128PassProviding that the County Executive of Frederick County may not be a party to specified collective bargaining agreements but may attend and participate in all collective bargaining sessions of specified deputy sheriffs and correctional officers of th...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
HB990PassAuthorizing the recovery of actual damages, expenses, litigation costs, and interest in first-party claims against disability insurers in specified civil actions that allege that the insurer failed to act in good faith under specified circumstances; ...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 729
HB410PassRequiring a court to order a person convicted of poaching deer on any land in the State to pay the State specified restitution and to perform 40 to 80 hours of community service under specified circumstances; requiring the restitution collected under...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 664
HB356PassRequiring the Department of Human Resources to submit a grant application to the United States Department of Agriculture to support a pilot project that provides incentives to directly and efficiently increase the purchase and consumption of eligible...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 718
HB378PassRequiring, on or before May 1 of each year, the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to provide to the Comptroller information identifying specified residential property owners who failed to claim the homeowners' property tax credit; requirin...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 668
SB322PassRequiring, on or before May 1 of each year, the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to provide the Comptroller information identifying residential property owners who failed to claim the homeowners' property tax credit; requiring the Comptro...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 667
HB1210PassEstablishing in Baltimore City a Class D beer license to be issued to a holder of a Class 5 brewery license; specifying that the Class D beer license authorizes the license holder to sell at retail beer brewed on the premises for on-premises consumpt...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
HB87PassAuthorizing the student member of the Montgomery County Board of Education to attend an executive session of the Board of Education that relates to a specified matter; and authorizing the student member of the Montgomery County Board of Education to ...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 716
HB986PassAltering the definition of "total purchase price" for the purposes of the vehicle excise tax to exclude from the computation of the tax an allowance for the trade-in of a leased vehicle under specified circumstances.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728
SB426PassAuthorizing the City of Annapolis to participate in the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact, the purpose of which is to provide for mutual assistance between the jurisdictions in managing an emergency.
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 673
SB175PassRequiring the Anne Arundel County Board of License Commissioners to remit a specified administrative fee to the Comptroller instead of using the fee to cover specified expenses; requiring the Board to remit to the Comptroller, rather than to Anne Aru...
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2016-05-28
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 659
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