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SB100EngrossAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Dorchester County, rather than the Dorchester County Council, to issue a Class C beer, wine, and liquor license; altering the authorized holders of the license to include a nonprofit organization ope...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (129-0)
HB126EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
SB217EngrossRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-03-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
SB625EngrossAltering the definition of "retail pet store" to include a for-profit establishment that, by Internet transaction, sells domestic animals to be kept as household pets for purposes of certain provisions of law regulating retail pet stores.
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2020-03-18
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
SB780EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Labor to develop certain mandatory, rather than voluntary, guidelines for employers faced with a reduction in operations; altering required contents of the guidelines; requiring an employer to provide written notice to cert...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (91-39)
HB801EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in Baltimore City; requiring the Department of Public S...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Washington) (31-14) Rejected
HB882EngrossRequiring the holder of presumed abandoned property valued at $1,000 or more to send certain written notice to the apparent owner by registered mail requiring a signature, rather than by first-class mail; requiring the holder of abandoned property va...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB174EngrossEstablishing that certain motor vehicle offenses related to following too closely do not apply to a group of individual trucks that are traveling in a unified manner at electronically connected speeds and are being operated in a certain manner; and a...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Waldstreicher) Adopted
SB158EngrossRequiring each room accessible for individuals with disabilities in a lodging establishment to be furnished with a bed of at least a certain height, beginning December 31, 2021; requiring 25% by December 31, 2021, 50% by December 31, 2022, 75% by Dec...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until End Of This Calendar (Delegate Dumais) Adopted
SB163EngrossRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to publish a meeting agenda not less than 1 week before the meeting; requiring the Board to broadcast via live stream every open meeting online; altering the timing requirement for ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
HB754EngrossRequiring a county board of education to waive high school graduation requirements established by the county board that are in addition to high school graduation requirements established by the State Board of Education for a student in foster care or...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
HB603EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
HB555EngrossAltering the time that a local board of elections may begin opening absentee ballot envelopes to canvass the absentee ballots cast in an election to before 9 a.m. on the Friday following election day instead of prior to 8 a.m. on the Wednesday follow...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB938EngrossRequiring the Office of Home Energy Programs, in coordination with the United Way of Central Maryland and the Fuel Fund of Maryland, to establish the Power to the People Pilot Program on or before July 1, 2021, to expand access to the Critical Medica...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
HB540EngrossAllowing certain qualified businesses impacted by the construction of the Purple Line light rail project in Montgomery County and Prince George's County a credit against the State income tax; requiring the Department of Commerce, in consultation with...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
HB1430EngrossAltering the definition of "proceeds" to allow a video lottery operator, under certain circumstances, to reduce the amount of proceeds received from video lottery terminals and table games by the amount of certain uncollectible negotiable instruments...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
SB164EngrossIncreasing the total amount of awards, from $300,000 to $500,000, the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General is authorized to pay to all claimants for acts or omissions of one registered home builder from the Home Builder ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
HB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
HB984EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
HB209EngrossProhibiting a store from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect at least 10 cents for each durable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing a store to retain al...
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2020-03-18
Favorable Report by Finance
SB939EngrossRepealing an exemption for certain check cashing services from certain provisions of law governing the licensure of check cashing services; authorizing a person to provide check cashing services without obtaining a certain license by registering with...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (129-2)
SB792EngrossAltering the days and hours of sale under a Class B wine shop and lounge license in Kent County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Kent County to issue a refillable container permit for draft beer to certain license holders; establis...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (128-0)
HB1056EngrossRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of the Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, s...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (44-1)
HB39EngrossRepealing a prohibition on the Board of License Commissioners for Queen Anne's County from issuing a license to an establishment located within 500 feet of a place of worship.
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB361EngrossEstablishing a barbershop and beauty salon beer and wine license in Anne Arundel County; specifying the individuals who are qualified to hold the license include the holder of a certain barbershop permit or a certain beauty salon permit; authorizing ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (127-0)
SB14EngrossReducing the number and altering the qualifications of the incorporators required to form a commercial bank or a savings bank in the State; repealing certain provisions relating to additional and vacant directorships of certain commercial banks; etc.
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (125-1)
SB1052EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
HB591EngrossAltering penalties applicable to failing to report a lost or stolen regulated firearm.
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
SB1050EngrossIncreasing penalties applicable to failing to report a lost or stolen regulated firearm to up to 6 months in prison, instead of 90 days, or a fine of up to $1,000, instead of $500, or both for a first offense; and providing penalties for each subsequ...
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2020-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
SB317EngrossAuthorizing an Executive Branch agency to ban or regulate the sale of coffee in conjunction with a career exploration and development activity in a public high school in Frederick County; and providing an exception for a career exploration and develo...
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2020-03-18
Senate Requests House Recede
HB447EngrossRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, beginning January 1, 2021, to provide services for pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections and pediatric acute onset neuropsychiatric syndrome under c...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed 45-0
HB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
HB454EngrossRequiring that each fiscal year $250,000 of undisputed taxes collected as a result of the Motor Vehicle Administration's refusal to renew or transfer certain vehicle registrations or renew the driver's license of certain applicants be distributed to ...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
HB609EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
SB309EngrossEstablishing a pilot program to examine the testing of oral fluid samples by certain police officers to assist in determining whether an individual is operating a motor vehicle while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance; authorizing a police ...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
SB280EngrossAltering the application requirements for a service member, veteran, or military spouse to apply for an occupational or professional license from a unit in the Maryland Department of Labor to require submission of proof that the applicant has held a ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
SB350EngrossAltering the subject matter of the continuing education ethics course required for the renewal of a license to provide real estate brokerage services by the State Real Estate Commission; and requiring the course to cover the subjects of the practice ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (132-0)
HB1474EngrossRequiring that the pay rate for certain employees at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employees in the Behavioral Health Administra...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
SB994EngrossAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; establishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (106-16)
HB595EngrossAuthorizing the student member of the Baltimore County Board of Education to vote on matters relating to capital and operating budgets.
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2020-03-18
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kagan) Adopted
SB919EngrossAltering the elements of murder in the first degree to require that a certain murder be committed by a principal in the first degree in the perpetration of or an attempt to perpetrate a certain crime, rather than any participant in the crime; authori...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
HB1424EngrossEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for certain public-private partnerships presolicitation reports of certain contracts and a certain environm...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-37)
SB70EngrossIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the minimum number of calendar days that the Correctional Education Council must require certain inmates in correctional institutions to participate in a certain mandatory education program.
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
SB1036EngrossEstablishing the Cybersecurity Coordination and Operations Office within the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help improve statewide cybersecurity readiness and response; requiring the Director of MEMA to appoint an Executive Director a...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
HB1397EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a study on methods of obtaining more accurate harvest data for the recreational striped bass fishery; requiring the study to examine certain issues relevant to obtaining more accurate harvest d...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
SB787EngrossProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
HB784EngrossRequiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to review certain practices and methods of collection, use, storage, and disclosure of consumers' personally identifiable information and personal information by certain entities; and requiring the Council...
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
HB1220EngrossProhibiting a public-private partnership agreement for a project involving road, highway, or bridge assets from establishing or altering toll rates, a range of toll rates, a formula or algorithm to determine fluctuating toll rates, or any late paymen...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
HB993EngrossAltering the compensation of the members of the Montgomery County Board of Education; authorizing a student member to elect to receive certain compensation at a certain time; and providing for the application of the Act.
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2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until 3/18 (Senator Zucker) Adopted
SB646EngrossAltering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a loaded or unloaded firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; repealing a certain exception to the prohibition; prohibiting a person from storing...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
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