MD Legislation | 2015 | Regular Session

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HB809VetoAuthorizing a municipality that is organized under Article XI-E of the Maryland Constitution to create a parking authority as a body politic and corporate as provided under the Parking Authorities Act; authorizing a municipality to authorize an autho...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB1288PassProhibiting a person from selling or offering to sell alcoholic beverages that are sold in a powder or crystalline form for direct use or use in combination with water or any other substance; providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
SB355VetoProviding that a not-for-profit entity shall be deemed controlled by the Housing Authority of Baltimore City under specified circumstances; and altering the applicability of specified tax exemption provisions for property of a subsidiary entity of a ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB490PassEstablishing the Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocatable Classrooms; requiring the Interagency Committee on Public School Construction to implement and administer the Program; specifying requir...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 355
HB755PassEstablishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board and Office of the Public Access Ombudsman; requiring the Governor and the Attorney General to publish on their Web sites specified notice relating to specified applications and the names ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 136
HB369VetoAltering the applicability in Caroline County of specified provisions governing the appointment and duties of members of fire companies as deputy sheriffs; and providing for the appointment and duties of members of fire companies as deputy sheriffs i...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB1087PassEstablishing a pilot program on community solar energy generating systems under the authority of the Public Service Commission; providing for the structure and operation of the program, including the generation of electricity and allocation of costs ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 347
HB70PassMaking the proposed appropriations contained in the State budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, in accordance with Article III, Section 52 of the Maryland Constitution; etc.
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2015-05-12
Assigned a chapter number - Chapter 310
SB60PassClarifying that if more than one stockholder, partner, member, or employee of a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other entity engaged in practicing law enters an appearance in an action or a case, the clerk of the circuit court...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
SB344PassAltering the name of the Insect Sting Emergency Treatment Program to be the Emergency and Allergy Treatment Program; establishing the program as a means of authorizing specified individuals to administer life-saving treatment to individuals who have ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 342
HB782PassAltering the calculation of the interest rate paid on a security deposit under a residential lease or a mobile home park rental agreement; altering the requirements for a customized calculator that the Department of Housing and Community Development ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 455
HB827PassDistributing revenue from the excise tax on wine to the Maryland Wine and Grape Promotion Fund.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 282
HB110PassAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $4,625,000, the proceeds to be used as grants to the Interagency Committee on School Construction and the Maryland State Department of Education for the renovation, repair, and capital improve...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
HB431PassProhibiting an individual from burying or disposing of a body except in a specified manner; and establishing a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 1 year or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both, for violation of the Act.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 419
SB466PassApplying to Baltimore County a definition of "public school employee" that includes Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructors for the purpose of specified provisions of law related to organizations of certificated employees.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
HB917PassProhibiting a police officer at a motor vehicle checkpoint from targeting only motorcycles for inspection or evaluation; creating a specified exception to the prohibition for a police officer at a motor vehicle checkpoint established as part of a pol...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
SB51PassAuthorizing the Commission on African American History and Culture to provide operational funding to a museum that specializes in African American history and culture.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
SB554PassEstablishing a fee of $1,000 that must be paid to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner for filing the annual statement by an unauthorized insurer applying for approval to become a certified reinsurer; correcting an obsolete reference; repealing an err...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
HB970VetoExtending a specified tax rate reduction under the Prince George's County transfer tax to the sale of specified property to a Prince George's County deputy sheriff under specified circumstances.
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB84PassClarifying that a caption or catchline accompanying a section or subsection of law is to be interpreted in a specified manner unless otherwise provided by law.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 398
SB198VetoRequiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to provide to specified health occupations boards a list of specified recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health disparities, and health literacy; requiring each bo...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB439VetoRequiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold specified owner-occupied residential property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $750; exempting a person redeeming specified owner-occupied residential property in Balti...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB139VetoEstablishing a Class B wine shop and lounge license in Kent County; specifying that the license authorizes the holder to sell wine for consumption on and off the premises and to sell or serve specified foods; providing that the license holder is not ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB422PassRequiring the Governor to proclaim annually October 2 as South Asian American Heritage Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to properly observe South Asian American Heritage Day with appropriate programs,...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 169
HB720PassAltering specified requirements for the responsible member of an entity providing architectural services; authorizing the State Board of Architects to deny a firm permit to an applicant, reprimand a permit holder, suspend or revoke a permit, or impos...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
SB187PassAuthorizing the Maryland Hospital Association, in consultation with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, health occupations boards, the Governor's Workforce Investment Board, and specified other entities and parties, to establish a workgroup t...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329
SB337VetoEstablishing the Expedited Partner Therapy Program in the Baltimore City Health Department as a permanent program; authorizing a specified advanced practice registered nurse instead of a certified nurse practitioner to dispense or otherwise provide a...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB440PassAuthorizing Howard County to honor certificates of guarantee that are issued by specified associations or their wholly owned subsidiaries on behalf of specified contractors for the purpose of satisfying county bond requirements for public improvement...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 248
SB637PassAltering the due date, from September 1 to November 1, of specified annual reports on the county hotel rental tax revenue distribution; repealing specified reporting requirements relating to the county hotel rental tax revenue; requiring the Washingt...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188
HB73PassAuthorizing the Attorney General to institute an action in a circuit court for injunctive relief to prohibit a person from engaging in or continuing to engage in specified violations of election law, except in specified circumstances; authorizing the...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
SB443PassCreating in Harford County a permit to be issued by the Sheriff of Harford County that authorizes specified nonprofit organizations to conduct a gaming contest in Harford County; specifying requirements that organizations must meet to be issued a per...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 173
SB599PassRepealing specified provisions of law establishing an Expedited Partner Therapy Pilot Program in the Baltimore city Health Department; providing for the purpose of expedited partner therapy; authorizing licensed physicians, advanced practice register...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
HB243PassIncreasing the participation goal from 0.5% to 1% for specified veteran-owned small business enterprises for specified procurement contracts.
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 344
SB456PassRequiring a court to dismiss a specified possession of marijuana charge if the court finds that the person used or possessed marijuana because of medical necessity; requiring a court to dismiss a specified possession of drug paraphernalia charge rela...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
SB193VetoRequiring an election director of a local board of elections to determine the sufficiency of a summary of a local law or charter amendment contained in a petition when determining the sufficiency of the format of the petition; requiring an election d...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB576VetoRequiring that, on or before December 31, 2017, a person that installs or operates a multiple-line telephone system ensures that the system is connected to the public switched telephone network in such a way that an individual dialing 9-1-1 is connec...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB37PassEstablishing the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology; altering the name of the Frederick Center for Research and Education in Science and Technology (CREST); altering the name of the Frederick Center for Research and...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
HB425PassAuthorizing specified organizations to hold casino events that may include a card game or roulette in Howard County, as specified; requiring an organization to obtain a permit from the Howard County Department of Inspections, Licenses, and Permits be...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
SB220VetoRepealing provisions of law that require State agencies to submit reports to the General Assembly that are deemed obsolete, duplicative, impractical, inefficient, or otherwise unnecessary; combining specified reporting requirements with other more ex...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB343PassAuthorizing specified advisory bodies to issue informal advice instead of an advisory opinion; and specifying that information related to informal advice provided by an advisory body shall remain confidential and is not subject to specified publicati...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
SB417VetoProviding that, under specified circumstances, property of a specified trust is not subject to, and a trustee and beneficiaries of that trust may not be held liable for, specified claims of creditors of the settlor; providing that the publication of ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB469VetoAltering the name of the Maryland Mental Health Crisis Response System to be the Maryland Behavioral Health Crisis Response System; authorizing specified services to be provided by the Crisis Response System; requiring the Crisis Response System to e...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
HB846PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to establish a program to assist veterans and members of the military transitioning out of military service to obtain a commercial driver's license; requiring the Administration, as part of the program, to w...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 283
SB444PassClarifying that an official custodian is required to designate types of public records of the governmental unit that are to be made available and to maintain a current list of the types of public records that have been designated as available to any ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
HB926VetoRequiring, on or before October 1, 2016, the Baltimore City and Baltimore County police departments to establish behavioral health units; requiring a behavioral health unit to consist of at least six officers who are specially trained to understand t...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB364PassAllowing an individual to resume participation in the Alternate Contributory Pension Selection in the Employees' Pension System or Teachers' Pension System if the individual has been separated from employment for more than 4 years, by June 30, 2011, ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
SB415PassRequiring the clerks of the circuit courts and registers of wills to make available to the public information about registering with the State donor registry; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to provide a method by which an individual doing...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348
SB630VetoAltering the population ratio quota from 1 license per 1,000 to 1 license per 3,000 individuals that applies to the issuance of specified alcoholic beverages licenses in Washington County.
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
SB639PassExempting from a specified offset of a retirement allowance specified retirees of the Teachers' Retirement System or the Teachers' Pension System who are employed in specified positions in a local school system or the Maryland School for the Deaf; au...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189
SB54VetoProhibiting an individual from receiving financial benefit, that is not otherwise generally available to the public as a customer of a public service company, from public service companies, persons, or entities until at least 1 year has passed after ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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