Bills Pending Maryland Senate Finance Committee

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MDHB832Engross

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Establishing the electric school bus pilot program to be implemented and administered by the Public Service Commission; authorizing investor-owned electric companies to apply to the Commission to implement a pilot program that meets certain standards...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB890Engross

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Providing for the inclusion of certain project costs under the Strategic Infrastructure Development and Enhancement Program in certain gas company base rates during a multiyear rate plan; and providing for the continuation of a certain surcharge for ...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB928Intro

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Modifying standards for involuntary admission of individuals with mental disorders to a certain facility or Veterans' Administration hospital to include consideration that it can be reasonably expected, if not hospitalized, a certain individual prese...
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2021-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB892Engross

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Establishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to support and incentivize advanced industry infrastructure and resources that build on the existing strengths of the Western Marylan...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1277Engross

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Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; authorizing the Publi...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB875Engross

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Altering the definition of "qualifying biomass" for purposes of excluding energy derived from certain material from being eligible for meeting certain Tier 1 obligations under the renewable energy portfolio standard; providing that existing obligatio...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1033Engross

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Requiring the Office of Health Care Quality to monitor the compliance of assisted living facilities with requirements to provide educational and informational materials relating to immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumoc...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB106Engross

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Requiring the Office of the Attorney General to maintain a website where a consumer may report robocalls and other spam calls; requiring the Office to establish and promote an education campaign that informs consumers on how to identify robocalls and...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB492Engross

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Prohibiting a train or light engine used in the movement of freight in the same rail corridor as a high-speed passenger or commuter train from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; provid...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB41Engross

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Establishing the Maryland State Bank Task Force; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to review and evaluate, in a certain manner, the creation of a Maryland State Bank that would support econ...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB314Engross

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Prohibiting, on or after July 1, 2022, a certain retail establishment from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; providing that, on or after July 1, 2022, only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibi...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB932Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, to provide coverage for acupuncture services administered by health care practitioners who are licensed under Title 1A of the Health Occupations Articl...
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2021-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB641Engross

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Prohibiting an insurer from considering a claim for a weather-related event for the purpose of canceling or refusing to renew coverage for homeowner's insurance if the claim is for an amount of loss that is less than the insured's deductible under th...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB148Engross

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Requiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain certain security procedures and practices; altering the circumstances under which the owner or licensee of certain computerized ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB727Intro

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Repealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB728Intro

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Requiring employers with 10 or more employees, or whose rate of work-related injury and illness exceeds the average incidence rate of all industries in the State to develop and implement a health and safety committee to promote health and safety in t...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB191Engross

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Repealing the termination provisions for certain provisions of law relating to the eligibility of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners who provide Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to Maryland Medical Assistance ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB398Engross

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Requiring every employer in the State to allow any employee who does not have 2 hours of continuous off-duty time when the polls are open up to 2 hours absence from work to vote in an election; altering the requirement that certain employees furnish...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB908Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the Governor to include with the budget bill a statement showing the appropriations necessary to implement and fund each memorandum of understanding that incorporates wages and terms and ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB848Intro

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Requiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB903Intro

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Establishing the Traditional Trade Apprenticeship Fund in the Maryland Department of Labor as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Labor to administer the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912Intro

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Prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law; prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against certain employees under certain circumstances; ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB920Intro

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Requiring each county board of health and the Baltimore City Health Department to establish certain requirements regarding the manner in which and circumstances under which the health officer for the county, or the health officer's staff, may perform...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB896Intro

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Establishing the Workgroup on the COVID-19 Economic Recovery; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic; requ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB869Intro

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Requiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study and make recommendations on extending Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) rail service to western Maryland; requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to incorporate the recommendati...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB784Intro

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Requiring the State Anatomy Board to provide the cremains of a decedent cremated through the State cremation process in a suitable container to a relative of the decedent without requiring the relative to pay any costs if the cremains have not been b...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB884Intro

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Prohibiting a visiting qualifying patient from being required to have a certain written certification or identification card; including a visiting qualifying patient among the individuals with respect to whom the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis C...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB865Intro

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Altering the transportation services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and altering the medical services pr...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB891Intro

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Authorizing the State Child Fatality Review Team to enter into a certain agreement for secure storage of data and requiring the agreement to provide certain protection and address certain issues; requiring a certain entity to comply with certain conf...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB682Intro

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Requiring a carrier to make available to an individual enrolled in a Medicare supplement policy plan different Medicare supplement policy plans with certain benefits during the 30 days following the individual's birthday; prohibiting a carrier, for a...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB685Intro

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Authorizing the Health Education and Advocacy Unit in the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General to assist health care consumers in understanding direct primary care agreements; requiring certain primary care providers ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB795Intro

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Altering the membership of the Oversight Committee on Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities; requiring that the Oversight Committee be chaired by two cochairs elected from among its members, rather than by the Secretary of Aging; requiring tha...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB423Intro

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Prohibiting the use of federal and State funds to pay for an abortion procedure or health benefits coverage of abortion procedures; and providing that the prohibition does not apply if the woman's pregnancy is the result of an act of rape or incest o...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB805Intro

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Authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require an insurer to reduce certain rates for certain private passenger automobile insurance policies and file certain changes and amendments or rates under certain circumstances; repealing certain ...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB802Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Innovation Initiative University Expansion Pilot Program within the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to expand opportunities for technology validation, entrepreneurial development, and industry engagement at Frost...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB788Intro

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Establishing a Capital Access Program in the Department of Commerce for the purpose of stimulating opportunities for small businesses that may have difficulty in obtaining business financing to have access to credit by establishing a loan loss reserv...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB813Intro

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Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease the was suffered in the line of duty or course o...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB756Intro

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Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty or course ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB812Intro

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Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty or course ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB709Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to support and incentivize advanced industry infrastructure and resources that build on the existing strengths of the Western Marylan...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB790Intro

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Extending the time in which a certain bill must be paid by a nonprofit organization or governmental entity that has elected to reimburse the Unemployment Insurance Fund to within 30 days after a certain bill is mailed or within 1 year after the date ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB860Intro

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Establishing that, under certain circumstances, public elementary and secondary school employees in the State are presumed to have an occupational disease that is compensable under workers' compensation law after a certain positive test or diagnosis ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB725Intro

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Providing that certain covered employees who are suffering from the effects of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 are presumed, under certain circumstances, to have an occupational disease that was suffered in the line of duty or course ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB876Intro

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Requiring an innkeeper to maintain a computerized record-keeping system of all guest transactions and receipts; requiring that certain records be kept for not less than 6 months from the date of the creation of the record; requiring the Governor's Of...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB710Intro

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Requiring each governing body, or the governing body's designee, of a county or municipality to establish a certain telework program and adopt a certain telework policy and telework guidelines; requiring the State Court Administrator and the Presiden...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB707Intro

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Requiring the Office of Health Care Quality to monitor the compliance of assisted living facilities with requirements to provide educational and informational materials relating to immunization against influenza virus and immunization against pneumoc...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB252Intro

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Establishing a Minority Business Enterprise Procurement Contract Financing Program in the Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority to provide working capital to qualified minority business enterprises to facilitate their ability to ent...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB594Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB579Intro

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Requiring each health care facility, on or after January 1, 2023, to provide in each restroom maintained by the health care facility a hands-free disposable towel dispenser and a device that allows an individual to open a door without touching the do...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
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