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MDSB771EngrossRequiring the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to conduct a certain study on the use of proceeds from certain gambling activities; requiring the Agency to report its findings to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1, 20...
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1061EngrossExtending to October 1, 2024, the termination provision relating to the authority of the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to impose a transfer tax on certain instruments of writing.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB349EngrossExpanding eligibility for a property tax exemption for the dwelling house of a disabled veteran to include veterans with a service connected disability of at least 80%; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after June 30, 2020.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB144EngrossExtending, from January 1, 2020, to January 1, 2023, the taxable years for which individuals or corporations may claim a State income tax credit for the expense of registering certain qualified vehicles in the State.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB109EngrossRequiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation to pay a certain refund to a disabled active duty service member, disabled veteran, or surviving spouse under certain circumstances; requiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation t...
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB132EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, whenever practicable, to seek to obtain certain material or information that the Department considers to be a reliable aid in determining real property value from other State agencies on req...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB651EngrossIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB56EngrossRequiring that the signature page of a petition seeking to place a question on the ballot provide, under certain circumstances, certain information in plain language reasonably calculated to be understood by an individual who has attained no higher t...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB298EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for an elected member of the county board of education; prohibiting a certain system of public campaign financing from financing the election of a student m...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB303EngrossRepealing the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of a certain credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on a dwelling owned by a public safety officer; repealing a certain limitation on the amount of the ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB707EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on the Tourism Industry in Maryland to review the need for additional funding, training, and other resources necessary to increase diversity and inclusion in the tourism industry in the State; providing for the composition...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB316EngrossAltering the method for filling a vacancy on the Frederick County Board of Education; specifying that an individual appointed to fill a vacancy serves for the remainder of a certain term and until a successor is appointed and qualifies except that un...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB10EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB533EngrossMaking an individual eligible for a certificate to teach students in a Montessori school if the individual holds a Montessori-related credential from a certain organization and a bachelor's degree; authorizing the State Board of Education to require ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB804EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of Charles County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling located in the county that is owned by a certain public safety officer; requiring the credit to equal 50% o...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB38EngrossAuthorizing a candidate to seek an immediate injunction against any violation of § 13-309(a)(3) or (6) of the Election Law Article by the campaign finance entity supporting the candidacy of any candidate for the same office.
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB325EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal a certain prohibition on the authority of the General Assembly to authorize additional forms or the expansion of commercial gaming; repealing the authority of the General Assembly to autho...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB33EngrossRequiring that certain required envelopes used by certain voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring the State Board of Elections to reimburse each local board of elections for 50% of the costs of prep...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB362EngrossAltering 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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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB492EngrossAltering a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the first $5,000 of income earned by law enforcement officers to include a law enforcement officer who is a member of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police or any other Stat...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB322EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by July 1, 2020, to develop a certain program of education on the dangers of gambling and gambling addiction to be provided in public high schools; requiring the program to be coordinated with other State ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB828EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, on behalf of certain sponsors, to submit to the U.S. Department of Agriculture certain waivers relating to the federal Summer Food Service Program; requiring the Department to prepare and submit certain wa...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB258EngrossProhibiting public and nonpublic school employees from operating an electric retractable room partition in a school except under certain circumstances; requiring any annual safety review, evaluation, or exercise for school employees in a certain scho...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB941EngrossAltering the period within which a claim for refund of motor fuel tax may be filed by providing that the claim may be filed up to 3 years, rather than 1 year, after the date of purchase, except under certain circumstances; and applying the bill retro...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB129EngrossProhibiting a person from using contributor information from any report or statement required under provisions of law governing campaign finance for commercial solicitation purposes; and prohibiting a person from publishing contributor information fr...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB552EngrossProviding for a 10-year term for the renewal of a video lottery operation license; requiring a licensee to provide notice of intent to apply for renewal of the license 2 years before the expiration of a license; requiring the State Lottery and Gaming...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB637EngrossEstablishing the Therapeutic Child Care Program to provide specialized child care and early childhood education by educators, early intervention providers, mental health providers, and health care providers to children under the age of 6 years who ha...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB91EngrossRequiring a correctional facility to provide an inmate who has completed a sentence of imprisonment for a felony conviction with a voter registration form before releasing the inmate; requiring a correctional facility to inform the inmate that the in...
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2020-03-15
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MDSB338EngrossAltering the distribution of proceeds from video lottery terminals at a facility in Allegany County after 10 years of operations at the facility.
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB310EngrossRequiring Baltimore City, for the 2020 general election, to have eight early voting centers; and requiring one of the early voting centers in Baltimore City to be at Frederick Douglass High School, to the extent practicable, or within a one-quarter m...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB448EngrossAuthorizing certain vendors who are qualified job training organizations to claim a credit for the expense of collecting and paying the sales and use tax; prohibiting, for any calendar year, the total amount of credits a vendor may claim from exceedi...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB788EngrossAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax for certain health care practitioners who serve as certain preceptors for a certain preceptorship program approved by the Maryland Department of Health for physician assistant students; requiring the ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB488EngrossIncreasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax to $20,000 for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old; increasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB755EngrossEstablishing that an entity operating a school bus under a contract with the Harford County Board of Education to provide student transportation services may not be held liable beyond the limits of the entity's insurance coverage under the contract w...
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2020-03-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB466EngrossProviding the funding allocation for the State Library Resource Center to be calculated as $1.89 per State resident in fiscal year 2022, $1.93 per State resident in fiscal year 2023, and $1.97 per State resident in each fiscal year thereafter.
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2020-03-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1633IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to elect a chair and vice chair by a quorum of a majority of the voting members then serving rather than by a majority vote of the members present and voting.
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2020-02-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1028IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to develop, disseminate, and publish online model safety guidelines on the safe operation of electric retractable room partitions; and authorizing the governing body of a county to enact a local law prohibi...
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2020-02-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1346IntroEstablishing the Youth Sports Safety Advisory Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain e...
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2020-02-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB27IntroProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain construction material or warehousing equipment purchased solely for use in a qualified opportunity zone in Baltimore County under certain circumstances; requiring a buyer claiming the exem...
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2020-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1468IntroEstablishing that it is unlawful for a parent or guardian of a student in a public school to fail to seek and participate in counseling with their child after receiving notice under certain provisions of law of certain violent and disruptive behavior...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1557IntroRequiring a county board of education to provide adequate school health services as designated by the county health department under certain circumstances; requiring each county health department to provide certain health services in certain schools;...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1255IntroEstablishing the Bilingual Learner Prekindergarten Grant Program to provide county boards of education with grants to assist in creating pilot programs to facilitate bilingual education for prekindergarten students; requiring the Governor, beginning ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB981IntroRequiring each county board of education to allow the use of therapy dogs in public schools in the county; and requiring county boards to adopt a policy for the use of therapy dogs in schools in the county.
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1292IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1407IntroAuthorizing a teacher to, in response to certain student behavior, direct a certain student to certain school officials or to a certain area, and document certain student behavior and submit the documentation to the school administration under certai...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1173IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a meal charge policy that addresses payment for meals, unpaid meal debt, prohibition of stigmatizing action, and other issues related to the administration of school meal programs and management ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1443IntroEstablishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; requiring the Commission to study, evaluate, update, and revise guidelines for student behavioral health treatment and practices in general, including school-based ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1422IntroRequiring the governing body of a county or Baltimore City to establish a certain community advisory committee for student assignment within 30 days after a county board of education votes to begin a school redistricting process; establishing the pur...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1005IntroRequiring public schools and nonpublic schools that receive State funds to notify parents or guardians of certain students involved in an incident of problematic sexual behavior by the close of business on the day of the incident; and requiring a cou...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1340IntroEstablishing the Commission on History, Culture, and Civics in Education to make recommendations to further discovery, interpretation, and learning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to stu...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
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