Bills Pending Maryland House Judiciary Committee

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MDSB587EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Facial Recognition Privacy Protection; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding the use of facial recognition technology ...
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB608EngrossAltering a certain provision of law authorizing a member of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to designate a certain representative to act at a certain meeting to the same effect as if the member were personally present to require...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB268EngrossAltering the list of crimes included within a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include sexual abuse of a minor if the offender is at least 21 years old and the victim is under the age of 16 years; requiring a sentence for certain persons ...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB309EngrossAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a handgun per...
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2021-03-23
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MDSB625EngrossAltering certain circumstances under which an individual who has been convicted of a crime is not qualified for jury service; and repealing a provision made obsolete by the Act.
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB15EngrossRequiring the Secretary of State Police to provide a certain notice of the impending expiration of a certain handgun permit and certain renewal instructions to a holder of a certain handgun permit at least 60 days before the expiration of the permit ...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB690EngrossRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a recording from a certain body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer regarding certain individuals; requiring certain notification of certain individuals; r...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB471EngrossExtending the due date to December 31, 2021, by which the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties is required to submit a report on certain findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly; and extending the terminatio...
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2021-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB643EngrossAltering a certain definition of "absconding" to include leaving an inpatient residential treatment facility that an individual was placed in under a court order for certain drug or alcohol treatment without the permission of a certain administrator.
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB385EngrossProviding that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be aggregated and prosecuted in any county in which any one of the thefts occurred; altering a certain reference to ...
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2021-03-16
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MDSB419EngrossAltering a provision of law authorizing an application for a search warrant to contain a request authorizing the executing law enforcement officer to enter a building, apartment, premises, place, or thing to be searched without giving notice of the o...
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2021-03-12
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MDSB145EngrossAltering the statute of limitations for a violation of the prohibition on preventing or interfering with the making of a certain report of suspected sexual abuse of a child; and providing that a person who violates the prohibition on preventing or in...
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2021-03-12
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MDSB222EngrossRepealing certain provisions requiring certain courts exercising criminal jurisdiction in certain cases involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination; requiring a certain child to be hel...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB626EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally using excessive force; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene to prevent another officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally refusing to...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB599EngrossProhibiting certain law enforcement agencies from receiving a weaponized aircraft, drone, or vehicle, a destructive device, a firearm silencer, or a grenade launcher from a federal military surplus program.
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1346IntroEstablishing that a substantial loss of income due to a declared catastrophic health emergency is an affirmative defense to an eviction proceeding against certain tenants for the failure to pay rent under certain circumstances; and prohibiting a cour...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB68IntroRequiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to establish a Diversionary and Reentry Program in Baltimore City for at-risk youth and youth offenders; requiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County to establ...
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2021-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1337IntroEstablishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 9 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the P...
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1338IntroRepealing the jurisdiction of the juvenile court over an adult alleged to have willfully contributed to, encouraged, caused or tended to cause any act, omission, or condition which results in a certain violation or renders a child a delinquent child ...
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2021-02-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1070IntroRepealing and adding certain provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing procedures for repossession by a landlord when a tenan...
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2021-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB336IntroRepealing provisions of law relating to the establishment and maintenance of a Johns Hopkins University police department, including all applicable authorizations, powers, requirements, and prohibitions on the University, University police officers, ...
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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1316IntroAltering the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments; and authorizing the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board has sustained...
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2021-02-10
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MDHB1233IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to private mediation between a certain inmate and an individual identified by the inmate as essential for the successful reentry of the inmate into society; requiring the Divisi...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1264IntroRequiring, rather than authorizing, the payment of certain commissions to personal representatives and attorney's fees to be made without court approval under certain circumstances.
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2021-02-10
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MDHB1046IntroRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission in consultation with the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center to expand the model policy against race-based traffic stops to include traffic stops based on national origin, religion, gen...
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2021-02-10
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MDHB1188IntroEstablishing the Correctional Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General; providing for the appointment, qualifications, term, salary, and removal of the Ombudsman; establishing the powers and duties of the Ombudsman; requiring the Ombudsman to ...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1269IntroAltering, from 3 years to 18 months, the amount of time that a person must wait before seeking expungement of certain records under certain circumstances.
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2021-02-10
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MDHB1184IntroAuthorizing a judge, recalled judge, or retired judge of a State court to file a certain notice with a data broker, person, business, or other entity requesting the removal of personal identifying information within 72 hours of receipt of the notific...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1284IntroRepealing all provisions relating to the establishment and maintenance of a police department at the Johns Hopkins University, including all applicable authorizations, powers, requirements, and prohibitions on the University, University police office...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1122IntroAuthorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or vulnerable adult victim subject to certain requirements.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB645IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly and without lawful purpose obstructing, hindering, impeding, or blocking the use of a highway; and establishing that knowingly and without lawful purpose obstructing, hindering, impeding, or blocking the use of a h...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1075IntroRequiring the State Fire Marshal to report to the Public Service Commission with an update of a certain investigation within 90 days after a fire or explosion or attempt to cause a fire or explosion and every 90 days thereafter until the investigatio...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1291IntroProhibiting a person from manufacturing, assembling, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain firearm or unfinished frame or receiver not imprinted with a serial number by a federally licensed firearms m...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB438IntroProhibiting a person from willfully and maliciously destroying, damaging, vandalizing, or desecrating a certain historically significant monument; providing penalties for violations of the Act; authorizing a court to consider as one crime the aggrega...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1236IntroEstablishing the Violent Crimes Special Prosecution Unit for Baltimore City in the Office of the Attorney General; providing that the purpose of the Unit is to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City, in coordination with local, State, and federal...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB766IntroProviding that, except under certain circumstances, a register of wills is not required to record or provide certain documents until certain fees for the administration of an estate have been paid; altering certain probate fees on estates that are va...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB917IntroProhibiting the placement of an inmate of a State correctional facility in restrictive housing, with certain exceptions; requiring a certain facility to document the usage of restrictive housing in a certain manner; and requiring records concerning t...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1080IntroAuthorizing, if an animal is seized under a certain provision of law, certain individuals to file a petition for certain costs against a certain owner or custodian for certain costs of caring for the animal, including the provision of food, water, sh...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1227IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Preventing and Countering Domestic Terrorism to consider optimal policies and practices for preventing and countering domestic terrorism; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation; requi...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB896IntroAltering the list of crimes included within a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include sexual abuse of a minor if the victim is under the age of 16 instead of under the age of 13.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1331IntroAltering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1281IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1110IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a worker who is providing emergency and related services in a certain department at a certain hospital or certain f...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1286IntroRequiring local law enforcement agencies to submit certain information relating to law enforcement officer performance evaluation measures to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission on or before April 1 and October 1 each year; requirin...
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2021-02-10
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MDHB169IntroAuthorizing the juvenile court to refer a certain matter to the Department of Juvenile Services for a certain informal adjustment if the time for a certain adjudicatory hearing has been waived and the petition is not the result of an unsuccessful inf...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1036IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1001IntroProhibiting a person from indecently exposing private parts of the person's body with lascivious or prurient intent in a public place in the presence of another; altering a certain definition of "tier I sex offender" to include a person who has been ...
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2021-02-10
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MDHB524IntroRequiring a landlord or a landlord's duly authorized agent, at the time of filing a certain complaint for repossession for failure to pay rent in Anne Arundel County or Prince George's County, to submit for inspection by the clerk of the District Cou...
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2021-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1049IntroEstablishing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that a law enforcement officer is not immune from civil or criminal liability for acts or omissions causing certain physical or mental injury that occur while the law enforcement officer is ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1024IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
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