Bills Pending Maryland House Ways and Means Committee

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MDHB616IntroIncreasing the compensation of the chair of the Prince George's County Board of Education from $19,000 to $30,000, beginning on or after December 1, 2021; increasing the compensation of the other elected and appointed members of the Board from $18,00...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB550IntroEstablishing the School Site Council Pilot Program in Montgomery County to hold schools accountable for the investment of tax dollars in schools by federal, State, and local entities; requiring each public school in Montgomery County to establish a s...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB629IntroProhibiting student members of a county board of education from casting a deciding vote on issues before the county board.
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB630IntroRequiring each school district to adopt or update a school district energy policy beginning July 1, 2022; specifying the contents of a school district energy policy; encouraging school districts to set targets to increase the school district's use of...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB621IntroRequiring that a public school student in a Prince George's County elementary school be provided a certain daily program of physical activity each week totaling 150 minutes, including 90 minutes of physical education; requiring the program of physica...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB526IntroProhibiting a minor from possessing a tobacco product in a school building or on school grounds of a public, charter, or nonpublic school in St. Mary's County; establishing as penalties for violating this prohibition attendance at a tobacco cessation...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB614IntroAltering the membership of the Prince George's County Board of Education to require all members to be elected; providing that any elected member who no longer resides in Prince George's County may not continue to serve on the board; repealing provisi...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB192IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 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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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB608IntroEstablishing the Child Care Provider Support Grant Program to provide funds to eligible grantees to help support the operations of child care centers; requiring the Department of Commerce, in consultation with the State Department of Education, to im...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB655IntroRequiring an election of a county commissioner to represent a specific district to be decided by a plurality of the votes cast within that district.
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB624IntroRepealing provisions establishing the position of the Chief Executive Officer of the Prince George's County public school system and establishing the powers and duties of that office; repealing provisions allowing four appointed members to serve on t...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB566IntroRequiring a county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, in coordination with the State Department of Education, to establish virtual schools to provide students with an alternative to traditional classroom instruction; and requ...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB651IntroRequiring the State Board of Education and the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to develop certain rules and regulations for the certification of educational interpreters on or before July 1, 2022; providing that certain individuals...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB609IntroRequiring each county board of education and authorizing nonpublic schools in the State to establish a policy to authorize certain school personnel to administer bronchodilators to certain students under certain circumstances; prohibiting a school nu...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB518IntroRequiring a publisher who offers to license an electronic book to the public to also offer to license the book to public libraries in the State on reasonable terms that would enable public libraries to provide library users with access to the electro...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB418IntroRequiring, on or before December 31, 2021, each county board of education to adopt a policy prohibiting the use or display of a symbol of hate under certain circumstances; requiring the policy to prohibit the display of a symbol of hate on clothing, ...
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2021-01-23
[Hearing: Feb 5 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB665IntroAltering the definition of "public charter school" to include a virtual learning program; defining "virtual learning program" as a program of instruction that provides a significant portion of its curriculum and delivers a significant portion of its ...
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2021-01-22
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MDHB661IntroRepealing Maryland income tax modifications for specified deductions for the cost of business property that is treated as an expense for federal income tax purposes; repealing Maryland income tax modifications for a specified additional depreciation ...
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2021-01-22
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MDHB662IntroAuthorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to grant, by law, a tax credit against the county property tax imposed on real property owned or leased by a business entity affected by a state of emergency declared under Title 14 of the Public ...
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2021-01-22
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MDHB654IntroEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting commercialization of research, facilitating technology transfer, and enco...
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2021-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB656IntroRequiring that, in a county that has fixed-route public transportation service, each early voting center must be located not more than 500 feet from a public transportation station or stop.
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2021-01-22
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MDHB597IntroRequiring the regulations adopted by the State Board of Education to govern the licensing and operation of child care centers to include provisions that establish certain qualifications for probationary employment for an individual applying for the f...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB571IntroAuthorizing the governing body of Montgomery County to authorize, by law, for taxable years beginning on or after July 1, 2018, and under certain circumstances, an abatement of any overdue property tax on dwelling houses owned by disabled active duty...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB582IntroProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain construction material or warehousing equipment purchased for use in a certain federal facilities redevelopment area in Cecil County under certain circumstances; requiring a buyer claiming ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB591IntroExpanding 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, 2021.
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB570IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include with a required notice to a homeowner about the homestead property tax credit certain information regarding a homeowner's obligation to register residential rental property constru...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB266IntroEstablishing the Student Education Equity Grant Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to eligible students to attend an open public or nonpublic school approved to operate in the State; authorizing students whose assigned sch...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB496IntroAltering the membership of the School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Safe Schools Fund to be used for certain purpos...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB610IntroAltering eligibility for the homeowners' property tax credit to include certain surviving family members of the homeowner who inherit the dwelling of the homeowner or are granted a life estate in the dwelling under certain circumstances; providing th...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB559IntroRequiring the governing body of Baltimore County to grant a certain property tax credit to supplement the State homeowners property tax credit; providing for the calculation of the credit; prohibiting the county from granting the credit if the homeow...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB439IntroRequiring certain county boards of education to collect and track certain data relating to pregnant, expecting, and parenting students and submit certain data to the Institute for Innovation and Implementation in the University of Maryland School of ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB522IntroProhibiting a school administrator or official or a school safety coordinator from directing a school resource officer to enforce certain discipline-related policies, rules, regulations, or procedures; prohibiting a school resource officer from unila...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB573IntroRequiring the governing body of Baltimore County to waive any interest or penalties imposed on a person for late payment of the county property tax on residential real property in Baltimore County for tax years beginning after June 30, 2021, but endi...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB612IntroProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB138IntroRequiring the State Board of Education and certain nonpublic schools to develop and implement a program of age-appropriate education on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault that includes, for students in grades 6 through 8, materi...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB576IntroAltering the application of certain provisions of law for the purpose of requiring a political club to be established as a political committee and to file a certain statement of organization; repealing the exemption for political clubs from the requi...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB544IntroRescinding the State's consent to enter into the Agreement Among the States to Elect the President by National Popular Vote and repealing the statutory provisions reciting the Agreement; repealing certain provisions of law relating to the nomination ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB461IntroProviding that absences from school for mental health needs are lawful absences under certain circumstances; requiring a county board of education to excuse at least 1 day of absence in each quarter of each school year for a student's mental health n...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB377IntroEstablishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; requiring the Commission to study certain matters regarding student behavioral health and mental health treatment and make recommendations on actions necessary to i...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB465IntroRequiring that the State Superintendent of Schools be appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate; and prohibiting the appointment of an individual as State Superintendent if the individual is, or during the immediately preceding year was, a ...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB441IntroRequiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to convene a task force to study and make recommendations on the adoption of a unique Maryland Identification Number for each registered or licensed business in the State to be used by certain Stat...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB468IntroRequiring the Baltimore County School Board Nominating Commission to hold a public hearing on the selection of a nominee for a single vacancy on the Baltimore County Board of Education in a certain manner under certain circumstances; requiring the Co...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB557IntroAuthorizing certain local governments to allow, by law, a first-time homebuyer in the State to calculate the homestead property tax credit for property that includes a newly purchased dwelling using a certain method; requiring that the credit for a n...
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2021-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB546IntroAltering 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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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB553IntroRepealing a provision of law that prohibits the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency from allowing a person to purchase a State lottery ticket through an electronic device that connects to the Internet, such as a personal computer or mobile device...
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2021-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB113IntroRequiring the Comptroller to appoint the Chief of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates from a list of candidates reviewed and evaluated by the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and Forecasting Group; requiring the Bureau to submit the March revenue report to t...
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2021-01-18
[Hearing: Feb 4 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB450IntroProhibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on the premises of a privately or publicly owned building being used as a polling site during an election, including in a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a...
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2021-01-18
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB424IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a certain campaign finance entity established to receive public contributions for certain eligible candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to make a certain determination rega...
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2021-01-18
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
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MDHB177IntroProhibiting the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county from increasing the county real property tax rate if the county is under a state of emergency declared by the Governor in order to protect the public health; a...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB433IntroAuthorizing the governing body of Montgomery County to establish, by law, a system of public campaign financing for candidates for the offices of Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, Sheriff, and State's Attorney.
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2021-01-18
[Hearing: Feb 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
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