Bills Pending Maryland Senate Finance Committee

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MDHB414EngrossAuthorizing the Public Service Commission, when determining specified expenses while setting a just and reasonable rate for a gas company, to include all costs reasonably incurred by the gas company for performing environmental remediation of real pr...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1308EngrossAuthorizing a person to which a specified certificate of public convenience and necessity is issued for the construction of a specified overhead transmission line to acquire specified property or rights by condemnation; and applying the Act to the co...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1133EngrossProhibiting in Washington County tree planting in a specified State highway right-of-way to implement a State Watershed Implementation Plan under specified circumstances; requiring the State Highway Administration to negotiate in good faith with comm...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1306EngrossProviding that a county or municipality may establish specified penalties for failure to comply with a franchise agreement for a cable television system; requiring that a franchise agreement include a service connection requirement for wired broadban...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1212EngrossAuthorizing specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to apply a prior authorization requirement for opioid antagonist drug products only under specified circumstances; applying the Act to all policies, ...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB320EngrossRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to establish a Connection Pipe Emergency Replacement Loan Program to provide loans to residential customers to finance the replacement of malfunctioning pipes; requiring the Program to include a r...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB963EngrossClarifying that the Maryland Transportation Authority may refer specified unpaid video tolls and associated civil penalties to the Central Collection Unit for collection; authorizing the Authority to recall specified unpaid video tolls and associated...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB965EngrossAltering the applicability of specified security breach investigation and notification requirements to specified businesses; authorizing a specified business to elect to provide a specified notification; prohibiting a specified business from charging...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB591EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Local Economic Impact of Bank Deserts in Maryland; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters relating to the local economic impact of opening new credit unions or b...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB909EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to specified health care programs and to provide recommendations for State and local action to protect ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1197IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Maryland Medical Cannabis Commission to actively seek, to the extent permitted by State and federal law, to achieve racial, ethnic, and geographic diversity when licensing medical cannabis growers, processors, and dis...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1192IntroSpecifying factors that must be evidenced in order for the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be satisfied that the work that an individual performs under a specified contract is not covered employment for purposes of the unemployment i...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB506EngrossProviding that specified noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as bei...
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2017-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1172EngrossRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to develop and make available a standardized form for a BSL-3 laboratory for specified purposes; requiring the laboratories to report specified information to the Department on or before September...
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2017-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB398EngrossProhibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from seeking salary history information for an employee by specified methods and screening an applicant for employment based on the applicant's salary history by taking specified actions; specify...
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2017-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1092IntroRequiring, with specified exceptions, each newly issued or reissued electronic benefits transfer card to contain a photograph of the recipient; requiring the Family Investment Administration in the Department of Human Resources to establish specified...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1164IntroAltering the membership of the Maryland Transportation Authority to include specified members of the General Assembly as nonvoting members of the Authority serving in an advisory capacity only; specifying criteria concerning the appointment, tenure, ...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1065IntroRequiring specified Maryland Department of Transportation business entities to review and update the I-270/US 15 Multi-Modal Corridor Study and the West Side Mobility Study in order to ensure compliance with federal and State project development proc...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1129IntroProhibiting the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene from requiring, under specified circumstances, that an outpatient substance use disorder treatment program be granted specified accreditation as a condition of licensure; requiring each hospital ...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1126IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to convene a workgroup to study the advisability of the State, along with hospitals, pharmacies, health care facilities, and private medical practices, forming a generic drugs and medical supplies ...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1156IntroExempting a high-deductible health plan from the prohibition on application of a deductible to coverage for male sterilization; and applying the Act to all policies, contracts, and health benefit plans issued, delivered, or renewed in the State on or...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1090IntroProhibiting the Maryland Transportation Authority from making any capital investment in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway toll plaza; requiring the Authority to remove the John F. Kennedy Memorial Highway toll plaza when it becomes functionally ob...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1043IntroRequiring an electric company to contract for specified renewable energy credits and electricity generated from specified Tier 1 renewable sources to meet at least 25% of the renewable energy portfolio standard for the electricity that the electric c...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1020IntroReorganizing the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Health Services Cost Review Commission to be the Maryland Health Care and Cost Review Commission; repealing the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Health Services Cost Review Commissio...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1146IntroRequiring the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the University of Maryland Energy Research Center jointly to conduct a study on the renewable energy portfolio standard and related matters; providing for the scope of the study; providing specific subje...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB868IntroNotwithstanding specified provisions of law, authorizing a specified physician or a specified advanced practice nurse to prescribe and dispense naloxone to individuals who have not completed specified training; authorizing, notwithstanding specified ...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB942IntroEstablishing the Clean Energy Workforce Account in the Maryland Employment Advancement Right Now Program; providing for the funding of the Account; specifying that the purpose of the Account is to provide grants on a competitive basis to provide pre-...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1016IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive specified rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracting service in the St...
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2017-03-16
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MDSB726IntroAuthorizing a court, on a specified finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a specif...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB870IntroAltering the prevailing wage law to apply to specified structures or works constructed in tax increment financing developments established under State or local law; applying the Act only to a contract executed on or after July 1, 2017; etc.
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2017-03-16
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MDSB647IntroProhibiting a person from requiring a consumer to disclose the consumer's Social Security number to the person as a condition for the purchase or lease of consumer goods or the purchase of consumer services; prohibiting a person from including a spec...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB962IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate in effect for specified time periods based on employer size; increasing, except under specified circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Con...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB778IntroRequiring a notice of toll due to include notice of each video toll transaction that occurs during a 14-day period; requiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to send specified vehicle owners a notice of toll due within 14 days after a video tol...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB841IntroProhibiting, except under specified circumstances, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a specified individual to seek a hearing before the State Board of Ph...
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2017-03-15
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MDSB750IntroRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, on or before December 31, 2017, to research and evaluate public and private health record and payment clearing houses, develop standards, determine specified information, and report its recommendations a...
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2017-03-15
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MDSB874IntroAltering the employment categories of specified employees of the State Department of Education; requiring that all positions in the Department be appointed positions in the professional service and skilled service as well as the executive service and...
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2017-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB939IntroProhibiting the secretary of specified departments in the Executive Branch of State government who makes specified appointments from removing an appointee without first obtaining the written approval of the Governor under specified circumstances.
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2017-03-14
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MDSB921IntroRequiring the Chief Executive Officer of Maryland Correctional Enterprises and the Secretary of Human Resources to transfer, on or before July 1, 2017, specified special appointment positions to specified employment categories of the State Personnel ...
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2017-03-14
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MDSB893IntroLimiting the circumstances under which a credit services business is prohibited from charging or receiving any money or other valuable consideration prior to full and complete performance of the services that the credit services business has agreed t...
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2017-03-14
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MDSB851IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to provide a copy of specified application materials for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to each appropriate unit of local government in which the construction of a generating station or of a ...
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2017-03-14
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MDSB732IntroRequiring a hospital to provide specified patients of a specified office, practice, or entity specified notice of a specified acquisition at least 30 days before the acquisition; requiring a specified notice to be in a specified form; establishing th...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB652IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated; requiring sp...
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2017-03-09
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MDSB952IntroSpecifying the scope and construction of a specified provision of law; requiring the Department of State Police to develop a specified uniform basic permit for use in connection with a low-voltage security system project and make the uniform basic pe...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB963IntroAltering a provision of law concerning the amount of a specified grant that the Department of Transportation is required to provide to the Washington Suburban Transit District for a share of the regional transit operating deficits of the regional tra...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB850IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation and the Maryland Transit Administration to study the feasibility of using the navigable waters of Chesapeake Bay as a water transportation network to link waterfront communities along the Chesapeake Bay; req...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB918IntroRequiring specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide specified benefits under specified insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for specified fertility preservation procedures; et...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB661IntroRequiring that contractual employees in the State Personnel Management System who have been employed in a contractual position for a continuous period of 60 months be allowed to transfer to a budgeted position; and requiring specified independent per...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB626IntroAuthorizing specified employees to file an action if the employee is paid less than the prevailing wage rate; providing that a determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude employees from filing actions; requiring a court ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB627IntroAltering the employment categories of specified employees of the State Department of Education; requiring that all positions in the Department be appointed positions in the professional service and skilled service as well as the executive service and...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB655IntroAuthorizing the Central Collection Unit and Child Support Enforcement Administration to certify to the State Racing Commission or a licensee of the Commission that a specified obligor is in arrears on specified payments; requiring the licensee to wit...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
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