MD Legislation | 2016 | Regular Session

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HB1247PassExempting from specified State insurance laws a self-funded student health plan operated by an independent institution of higher education that provides health care services to its students and their dependents if the institution files on July 1 each...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 305
HB136PassAltering the composition of the Financial Education and Capability Commission to include one representative of a nonprofit organization in the State that provides financial assistance and free financial education to State residents for postsecondary ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 187
HB1074PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Montgomery County to issue, renew, and transfer and otherwise provide a maximum of two alcoholic beverages licenses for use in the town of Laytonsville under specified conditions; specifying that the...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
SB217PassAltering the circumstances under which the Comptroller is required to distribute fees received from the State Board of Physicians to the Office of Student Financial Assistance to be used to make grants under the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Pro...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 178
SB72PassAltering the designation of a specified certified noise zone that is used in determining the membership of the Citizens Committee for the Enhancement of Communities Surrounding Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
HB1069PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners of Prince George's County to issue an entertainment concessionaire license to specified persons for specified purposes; providing for the scope of the entertainment concessionaire license; authorizing th...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
SB219PassAuthorizing a person to hunt turkey on private property on Sundays during the spring turkey hunting season in Carroll County; and making the Act an emergency measure.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 180
HB554PassAltering the scope of provisions of law governing surplus lines insurance to authorize the use of surplus lines insurance for short-term medical insurance coverage; authorizing the procurement of short-term medical insurance from a nonadmitted insure...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 208
HB1644PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County to transfer a Class B or Class D beer, wine, and liquor (on-sale) retail alcoholic beverages license in existence in Election District 15 to a specified location; requiring that the ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 315
SB499PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to exempt from the admissions and amusement tax gross receipts from any charge or fee to participate in an amateur recreational sports event or league; and prohibiting the imposition of the adm...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
HB147PassLegalizing the 2016 Edition of the Somerset County Code of Public Local Laws and any supplement to the extent to which that code or supplement contains laws enacted by the General Assembly.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
SB4PassIncreasing the number of trustees of the Maryland Environmental Trust from 15 to 19 members; increasing to 16 the number of trustees elected to the Trust beginning on June 1, 2017; requiring that four of the trustees be elected each year for a term o...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 148
HB831PassAuthorizing Washington County to include, for the purpose of collection, unpaid allocation fees, water and sewerage charges, penalties, and assessments on annual tax bills; and requiring that the fees, charges, penalties, and assessments be collected...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
SB571PassAuthorizing, on or after October 1, 2016, specified interested persons to enter into a binding nonjudicial settlement agreement with respect to a matter involving a trust; providing that the nonjudicial settlement agreement is valid only to a specifi...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 221
HB163PassRepealing a duplicative requirement for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to submit a comprehensive master plan to the State Board of Education.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164
HB20PassEstablishing for archery hunters in Calvert County and St. Mary's County a specified safety zone extending for 50 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings within which archery hunting may ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
SB218PassProhibiting the inclusion of Morgan State University within the University System of Maryland.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 179
HB226PassIncreasing the number of student members of the Talbot County Board of Education from one member to two members; requiring that one student member be a student from St. Michaels High School and one student member be a student from Easton High School ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
HB9PassRepealing provisions of law that establish the annual compensation of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore County; requiring the annual compensation of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore County to be set by the County Executive ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 245
SB194PassProviding that the Judicial Ethics Committee as an alternative to the Commission on Judicial Disabilities or another body designated by a specified court, shall administer and implement specified provisions of law that apply to State officials of the...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 176
HB670PassRequiring the Baltimore City Department of Public Works to report annually to the members of the Baltimore City delegation to the General Assembly on actions taken to remediate illegal dumping in each legislative district during the previous year; an...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
SB80PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to cancel the commercial driver's license of an individual who fails to submit to the Administration a current certificate of physical examination; authorizing the Administration to immediately reinstate and...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
HB149PassAltering the salary of the County Commissioners of Somerset County from $7,500 to $8,500 for each Commissioner and from $8,500 to $9,500 for the President; altering the limit on reimbursements that each Commissioner may receive for specified expenses...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 168
SB995PassRepealing provisions of law that relate to specified licenses issued in St. Mary's County for hucksters, peddlers, and other specified businesses.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
HB205PassAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Carroll County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $31,000,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of specified public facilities in Carroll County, includin...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
HB112PassAuthorizing a campaign finance entity to make a disbursement to compensate a responsible officer of the campaign finance entity only by check; requiring the treasurer of an authorized candidate campaign committee to provide specified individuals with...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
SB774PassEstablishing that an autocycle is considered to be a motorcycle for the purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law; defining the term "autocycle" to include a motor vehicle manufactured in compliance with federal motor vehicle safety standards; prohibiting...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 231
HB217PassRequiring a public body to make available an agenda containing specified information if the agenda has been determined at the time a public body gives notice of the meeting or, if an agenda has not been determined at the time of the meeting notice, t...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255
HB1157PassIncreasing the annual salary of the assistant sheriff in Calvert County if the assistant sheriff was an active deputy sheriff in the Calvert County Sheriff's Office immediately before appointment; clarifying that the assistant sheriff shall retain fu...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
HB1127PassApplying to Prince George's County specified provisions of law regarding the dissemination of voter information material in multifamily residential structures; etc.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 298
SB129PassRepealing a duplicative requirement for the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to submit a comprehensive master plan to the State Board of Education.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
SB148PassClarifying the duties of a director of a corporation and that the director must act in good faith, in a manner the director reasonably believes to be in the best interests of the corporation, and with the care that an ordinarily prudent person in a s...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 170
SB532PassAltering the membership of the Correctional Officers' Retirement System to include specified correctional case management specialists, supervisors, or managers; providing that specified members of the Correctional Officers' Retirement System who meet...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
SB282PassTransferring specified provisions of law relating to early childhood development from the Family Law Article to the Education Article; establishing the Division of Early Childhood Development within the State Department of Education; renaming the Ear...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 185
SB135PassAltering the salary of the County Commissioners of Somerset County from $7,500 to $8,500 for each Commissioner and from $8,500 to $9,500 for the President; altering the limit on reimbursements that each Commissioner may receive from $2,500 to $3,000 ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 167
HB1487PassAuthorizing the inclusion, in a policy that insures a health care provider against damages due to medical injury arising from providing or failing to provide health care, of coverage for the defense of a health care provider in a specified disciplina...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
HB1015PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and the Maryland Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority, in consultation with the Department of Legislative Services and any other appropriate agencies, to study the expansion or creatio...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 290
SB272PassAuthorizing the use of an Educational Excellence Award at an institution of higher education that is not in the State if the applicant is a deaf or hearing impaired student attending an institution of higher education that makes specified provisions ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
SB120PassAuthorizing the recipients of senatorial scholarships to hold an award for a fifth undergraduate academic year or for a semester subsequent to a fourth undergraduate academic year if the recipient makes a specified request, is a full-time student, co...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
HB413PassRequiring the Office of Information Systems in the Department of Legislative Services to establish the Pilot Program on Closed Captioning for Video Streaming; establishing that the purpose of the Pilot Program is to determine an efficient and cost-ef...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 265
HB895PassAltering the membership and duties of the Task Force to Study the Implementation of a Dyslexia Education Program; and changing the date from December 30, 2015, to December 30, 2016, by which the Task Force is required to report its findings and recom...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
SB75PassRepealing specified employment requirements for specified licensed public adjusters; providing for specified initial license fees for public adjusters; authorizing renewal notification by e-mail for specified public adjuster licenses; altering the re...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
SB128PassRepealing a condition under which a religious educational institution may operate without a certificate of approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and may enroll specified students in a specified online distance education program witho...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 161
SB28PassProviding that, beginning on October 1, 2016, the reasonable steps specified departments, agencies, and programs are required to take under specified provisions of law include the operation and maintenance of equal access versions of specified Web si...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151
HB437PassRequiring that specified authorized providers be registered with the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program before obtaining a new or renewal controlled dangerous substance registration; requiring that specified prescribers be registered with the Progr...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 147
HB516PassEstablishing that the safety zone for archery hunters in Harford County extends for 50 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings within which archery hunting may not take place except under...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 269
HB55PassEstablishing the WhyTry Program in Baltimore County; specifying the purpose of the Program is to assist a student with an unweighted grade point average of less than 2.0 per quarter and an attendance rate of less than 94% of the required days of scho...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 249
SB393PassRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Nursing appoint specified peer review committees; authorizing the Board to appoint peer advisory committees to provide the Board with expert advice related to the practice of nursing by advance practi...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 199
SB16PassIncreasing the number of student members of the Talbot County Board of Education from one member to two members; requiring that one student member be a student from St. Michaels High School and one student member be a student from Easton High School ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 149
SB408PassAuthorizing the State Board of Elections to impose a civil penalty for a violation by a campaign finance entity of the prohibition on fund-raising during the General Assembly session; authorizing the State Board to impose a lesser civil penalty than ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 202
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