Bills Pending Maryland House Judiciary Committee

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MDSB68Engross

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Altering 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; and requiring a sentence for certain pers...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB851Engross

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Authorizing certain law enforcement agencies to access, under certain circumstances, social media accounts of applicants; and prohibiting certain law enforcement agencies from keeping or reserving an applicant's user name, password, or other means of...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB13Engross

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Altering the formula under which the Vehicle Theft Prevention Council allocates grants from the Vehicle Theft Prevention Fund by providing that, to the extent practicable, the Council shall consider allocating the grants among the subdivisions of the...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB31Engross

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Establishing certain requirements for a custodian of records related to certain recordings from a certain body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer; and requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to dev...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB389Engross

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Specifying that a certain disciplinary matrix applies to all complaints of police misconduct; specifying that the purpose of a certain trial board process is to adjudicate all internal and external matters for which a police officer is subject to dis...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB896Engross

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Renaming the Independent Investigative Unit in the Office of the Attorney General to be the Independent Investigations Division; authorizing the Attorney General or certain designated individuals to seek certain injunctive relief or issue a certain s...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB772Engross

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Providing that the mere use of marijuana by a parent or certain other individuals does not qualify as neglect except in certain circumstances for purposes of provisions of law relating to children in need of assistance.
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2022-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1476Intro

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Requiring membership in the Correctional Officers' Retirement System for certain local detention center officers of Talbot County in the event Talbot County becomes a participating governmental unit in the Correctional Officers' Retirement System; an...
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2022-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB581Engross

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Adding positive community feedback to the list of records that are not considered personnel records for certain purposes; requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to develop a process for citizens to submit certain feedback; re...
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB956Engross

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Altering the definition of "local official" as it applies to the prohibition on making certain threats to certain public officials.
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB668Engross

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Expanding, renaming, and altering certain provisions relating to a certain truancy reduction program in certain juvenile courts; authorizing a county or circuit administrative judge to establish a certain Truancy Reduction and School Engagement Progr...
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2022-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB884Engross

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Establishing a certain exception to the authority of the Child Support Administration to notify the Motor Vehicle Administration of an individual's child support arrearages for the purpose of suspending the individual's driver's license or privilege ...
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2022-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB517Engross

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Requiring certain service providers to provide certain location information for certain electronic devices for up to 48 hours to a law enforcement agency or public safety answering point if the owner or user of the electronic device has been reported...
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2022-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB564Engross

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Authorizing the court to grant a recess or a continuance in certain landlord and tenant actions for certain purposes, including for the purpose of obtaining eviction prevention services.
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2022-03-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1402Intro

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Altering the statute of limitations for prosecuting a certain sexual offense if the offense is committed by a health care practitioner; and requiring health care practitioners who suspect or have reason to believe that a patient is being sexually abu...
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2022-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1418Intro

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Establishing that a spouse is competent to disclose a confidential communication between spouses occurring during their marriage in a criminal action in which one spouse is charged with a crime against the other spouse.
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2022-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB161Engross

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Prohibiting a provision in a contract with a design professional for professional services that requires the design professional to indemnify or hold harmless certain parties unless the design professional is at fault for causing the loss, damage, or...
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB435Engross

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Establishing that an individual who intentionally prevents or interferes with the making of a report for suspected sexual abuse of a child by a mandatory reporter may be prosecuted at any time for the violation.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB25Engross

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Providing that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving must appear in court and may not prepay the fine if the reckless or negligent driving contributed to an accident that resulted in the death of another person.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB286Engross

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Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB83Engross

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Prohibiting a person from committing computer-related crimes with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a public safety answering point.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB30Engross

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Providing that an individual who has been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding 1 year and is currently serving the sentence imposed for the conviction, including a term of parole or probation, or a crime involving or relating to ...
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB392Engross

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Requiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of violence; and requiring the Commission to conspicuously post the required information to be included in the report i...
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB214Engross

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Expanding the circumstances under which a report or record concerning child abuse or neglect may be disclosed to certain school personnel or to a director of a licensed child care facility or licensed child placement agency.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1474Intro

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Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include Delmarva Community Services, Inc. and the Maryland Association of Counties Pooled OPEB Trust Fund.
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1430Intro

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Requiring the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to establish a special court docket in each of the circuit courts to exclusively hear and decide cases alleging a violation of certain provisions of law relating to weapons and to assign necessary per...
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1436Intro

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Increasing the salary of a judge of the Orphans' Court of Wicomico County from $9,500 to $11,600.
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1245Intro

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Requiring the compensation rate for inmate labor in Maryland Correctional Enterprises to be not less than the federal minimum wage; requiring the Division of Correction to offer job training and educational courses to certain inmates; and requiring t...
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2022-03-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1396Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and use c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1442Intro

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Authorizing the expungement of certain arrest warrants under certain circumstances; altering the waiting periods for applying for expungement of certain records; altering the convictions for which an individual may seek expungement; and prohibiting c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB199Intro

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Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include the nonprofit corporation serving as the Economic Development Authority for the City of Cambridge and Dorchester County (Cambridge Waterfront Developm...
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2022-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB18Engross

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Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include the nonprofit corporation serving as the economic development authority of the City of Cambridge and Dorchester County (the Cambridge Waterfront Devel...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB338Engross

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Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; and requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for prelimina...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1270Intro

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Altering the Maryland Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act to provide for the disclaimer of nonprobate transfers at death; providing for the creation, revocation, recordation, and effects of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; requiri...
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2022-02-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB463Intro

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Establishing the civil liability of a police officer who deprives or allows another to deprive an individual of certain rights under the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the Maryland Constitution; requiring that the employer of a police officer ind...
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2022-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB908Intro

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Requiring a peace officer, when the peace officer has a petition for emergency evaluation of an individual, to transport the emergency evaluee to an emergency facility as designated by the Department, instead of to the nearest emergency facility.
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2022-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB482Intro

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Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized under certain provisions of law to use medical cannabis.
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2022-02-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1065Intro

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Prohibiting a judicial officer from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is charged with a crime of violence if the defendant has a pending charge for a crime of violence or was convicted within the previous 10 years of a crime of viol...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1063Intro

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Altering the portion of a sentence that must be served before a certain inmate convicted of a certain violent crime committed on or after October 1, 2022, can be paroled.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1207Intro

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Requiring the State to be responsible for all the costs and expenses related to the procurement and use of certain body-worn cameras by certain law enforcement agencies.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1299Intro

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Requiring certain inmates with a certain serious mental illness to be offered a minimum of 2 hours and 30 minutes of time outside a certain locked room or cell within each 24-hour time period, with certain exceptions; and requiring the Department of ...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1344Intro

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Establishing the Workgroup to Study Extreme Risk Protective Orders; and requiring the Workgroup to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by May 1, 2023 on its policy recommendations for improving the use of Extreme Risk Protective Orders in...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1168Intro

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Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" in certain instances and substituting the terms "legal decision-making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court, in determining certain legal decision-making ...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1293Intro

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Establishing a certain exception to the authority of the Child Support Administration to notify the Motor Vehicle Administration of an individual's child support arrearages for the purpose of suspending the individual's driver's license or privilege ...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1269Intro

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Requiring employers of certain volunteers that work with children to submit a certain criminal history records check and a certain child abuse and neglect clearance; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to maintain cert...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1178Intro

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Authorizing a certain person to petition for a peace order or protective order against another person whom the petitioner alleges has engaged in coercive and controlling behavior toward the petitioner; and defining "coercive control" as repeated or c...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1320Intro

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Prohibiting a certain parent or legal guardian of a minor who has committed a crime against another minor from allowing the minor from being in the presence of another minor without certain adult supervision.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1184Intro

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Authorizing each municipal corporation in the State to have a police accountability board to receive complaints of police misconduct filed by members of the public; and authorizing each municipal corporation to establish an administrative charging co...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1325Intro

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Providing that the use of marijuana by a parent or certain other individuals does not qualify as neglect except in certain circumstances for purposes of provisions of law relating to children in need of assistance.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1288Intro

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Prohibiting the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee from charging a disabled resident of the State a fee to apply for a handgun permit.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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