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HB824PassContinuing the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2028, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory aut...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 823
HB1149PassAltering the Maryland Securities Act to regulate federal exempt broker-dealers; establishing the Securities Act Registration Fund to be used to administer and enforce the Act; altering the actions that are unlawful under the Maryland Securities Act; ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 837
SB363PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of State Board of Pharmacy regulations to prescribe and dispense specified contraceptives; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, on or before September 1, 2018, and in consultation with the State B...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 821
HB514PassRequiring the Public Service Commission to require each electric company to procure or provide specified energy efficiency and conservation programs and services to its electricity customers on a specified savings trajectory for the duration of the 2...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 780
SB403PassAuthorizing a specified insured to obtain specified enhanced underinsured motorist coverage, instead of specified uninsured motorist coverage, under a private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance policy; requiring specified insurers to offer s...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 815
SB348PassAuthorizing a specified individual to request that a State's Attorney certify that a conviction was made in error under specified circumstances; providing that an individual is eligible for a specified grant from the Board of Public Works if a State'...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 799
SB422PassAuthorizing, on or after January 1, 2018, the administration of specified antimicrobial drugs to cattle, swine, or poultry if, in the professional judgment of a licensed veterinarian, the administration is necessary for specified purposes; prohibitin...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 788
HB739PassRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to adopt a specified set of standards for the training and deployment of SWAT teams and of law enforcement officers not on a SWAT team who conduct no-knock warrant service in the State; ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 802
HB1134PassEstablishing the Maryland Financial Consumer Protection Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 781
HB1626PassAltering a specified provision of the election law concerning a registered voter updating the voter's address during early voting to conform to other provisions of the election law applicable to a registered voter updating the voter's address and vot...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 825
HB504PassProhibiting a specified marketer from knowingly selling or providing electric switches, electric relays, and gas valve switches that contain mercury to a consumer on or after October 1, 2018; establishing specified penalties for specified violations;...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 809
SB885PassRequiring the State, a county, a municipality, or any other local government to provide to an organizer of a special event a written statement that describes specified requirements and penalties before issuing a permit for the special event; providin...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 833
HB593PassAuthorizing a specified individual to request that a State's Attorney certify that a conviction was made in error under specified circumstances; providing that an individual is eligible for a specified grant from the Board of Public Works if a State'...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 800
HB1144PassRequiring the Central Payroll Bureau of the Office of the State Comptroller to establish regular pay periods and pay each employee at least once every 2 weeks or twice a month; requiring each appointing authority to calculate and report specified pay...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
HB680PassExtending from 5 years to 20 years the length of time that student data and workforce data used by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System is limited to being linked beyond the date of latest attendance in any educational institution in the State; proh...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 791
HB212PassProhibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a consumer a fee for placing a security freeze if the consumer has not previously requested the placement of a security freeze from the consumer reporting agency; and altering the contents of a sp...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 827
HB1415PassAltering the circumstances under which a person, whose business or property has been injured or threatened with injury by a violation of specified provisions of law, may maintain an action for damages, an injunction, or both, against any person who h...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 841
SB941PassRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to adopt a specified set of standards for the training and deployment of SWAT teams and of law enforcement officers not on a SWAT team who conduct no-knock warrant service in the State; ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 803
SB746PassProviding that, subject to specified exceptions, a District Court Commissioner may be a resident of a county contiguous to the county in which the commissioner serves.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 834
HB1464PassEstablishing the Make Office Vacancies Extinct Program in the Department of Commerce; providing that the purposes of the Program is to encourage the location of new businesses in the State in counties with a support program to reduce office space vac...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 846
HB1317PassRequiring the County Executive for Prince George's County, instead of the Governor, to appoint members to the Board of License Commissioners for Prince George's County; requiring the appointments to be made subject to Senate confirmation; requiring a...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 812
HB425PassProhibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days und...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 844
SB853PassRepealing specified provisions of law subjecting specified individuals convicted of specified felonies involving a controlled dangerous substance who apply for temporary cash assistance or food stamps to specified testing and treatment requirements a...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 792
SB374PassIncreasing from $20,000 to $60,000 the salary of an attorney employed by the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board to hire an attorney on a contractual basis to perform work that the attorney employed by the Bo...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 831
SB110PassAuthorizing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a licensed pharmacist to prescribe, dispense or otherwise provide antibiotic therapy to a specified partner of a patient diagnosed with trichomoniasis without making a personal physical assessm...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 822
HB613PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of State Board of Pharmacy regulations to prescribe and dispense specified contraceptives; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, on or before September 1, 2018, and in consultation with the State B...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 820
SB488PassRequiring the County Executive for Prince George's County, instead of the Governor, to appoint members to the Board of License Commissioners for the County; requiring the appointments to be made subject to confirmation by the Senate; requiring a hear...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 811
HB1227PassSpecifying that the primary purpose of the Problem Gambling Fund is to provide funding for problem gambling treatment and prevention programs; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to use the funds to establish outreach programs for c...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 845
HB177PassExempting an individual who kills or wounds a black bear in defense of the life of a honey bee in a honey bee colony managed by the individual on the individual's property from specified penalties, subject to a specified exception; and establishing t...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 789
HB602PassAuthorizing, on or after January 1, 2018, the administration of specified antimicrobial drugs to cattle, swine, or poultry if, in the professional judgment of a licensed veterinarian, the administration is necessary for specified purposes; prohibitin...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 787
HB1498PassAuthorizing a political action committee to establish one compliance account; providing that disbursements from a political action committee compliance account may be made only for purposes of complying with specified campaign finance laws; providing...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 851
SB142PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on specified issues related to bicycle safety o...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 836
HB746PassRequiring the Attorney General to assign an assistant Attorney General to provide legal services to the Public School Labor Relations Board, the Higher Education Labor Relations Board, and the State Labor Relations Board; requiring the chair of the P...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 806
HB631PassProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to incr...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
HB192PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Bicycle Safety on Maryland Highways; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on specified issues related to bicycle safety o...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 835
HB294PassAltering a specified definition of "convicted of a disqualifying crime" to include a case in which a person received probation before judgment for assault in the second degree if the crime was a specified domestically related crime.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
SB224PassAltering a specified definition of "convicted of a disqualifying crime" to include a case in which a person received probation before judgment for assault in the second degree, if the crime was a specified domestically related crime.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 804
HB860PassRepealing specified provisions of law subjecting individuals convicted of specified felonies involving a controlled dangerous substance who apply for temporary cash assistance or food stamps to specified testing and treatment requirements and sanctio...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 793
SB856PassIncreasing from $1,500,000 to $2,000,000 the amount that the State Comptroller is required to distribute of specified abandoned property funds each year to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 839
HB73PassAuthorizing a minor who is at least 16 years old and who is a registered voter to be appointed and serve as an election judge; requiring the State Board of Elections to survey the local boards of elections concerning minor election judges authorized ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 796
SB29PassClarifying that units of local government with planning and zoning authority may adopt specified forest conservation thresholds and afforestation and reforestation requirements as part of its local forest conservation program that are more stringent ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 794
SB459PassRequiring an agreement to accept payment for the premium charged for a bail bond in installments to be in a form approved by the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; prohibiting the agreement from including a confessed judgment clause that waives a consu...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 807
SB949PassAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement at a specified time if the person was convicted of possession of marijuana.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 801
SB1081PassEstablishing the Family Planning Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to ensure the continuity of family planning services in the State; requiring the Program to provide family planning services to specified individuals through spec...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 810
SB581PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Implementation of Universal Access to Prekindergarten for 4-Year-Olds in order to estimate the number of 4-year old children being served by publicly funded kindergarten programs by using the free and reduced p...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 779
SB951PassAltering the Maryland Securities Act to regulate federal exempt broker-dealers; establishing the Securities Act Registration Fund to be used to administer and enforce the Act; altering the actions that are unlawful under the Maryland Securities Act; ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 838
SB1034PassRequiring, beginning in fiscal year 2019, that the Governor include in the annual budget bill a specified appropriation to the Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission; requiring, if a specified amount of specified funds received in a specified fiscal...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 816
SB651PassProhibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days und...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 843
HB34PassAuthorizing a homeowners association to charge a reasonable fee not to exceed $50 for an inspection of a lot owner's lot if the inspection is required by the governing documents of the homeowners association.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 817
HB898PassProhibiting a person from making a coordinated expenditure in excess of specified limits or making a donation to a person for the purpose of furthering a coordinated expenditure in excess of specified limits; prohibiting a candidate or political part...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 852
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