Bills Pending Maryland Senate Finance Committee

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MDHB775EngrossProviding that certain State employees may be entitled to parental leave with pay; establishing a maximum of 60 days of parental leave that employees may use for the care and nurturing of a child within 1 year after the birth or adoption of the child...
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2018-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB418EngrossAuthorizing the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to establish an Indirect Customer Assistance Program for certain purposes; requiring the Commission to establish certain eligibility standards and processes for receiving certain assistance if t...
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2018-04-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1647EngrossRequiring a credit card processor to send a services agreement summary to businesses with whom it has, or intends to have, a services agreement; requiring a business to acknowledge a services agreement by signing, dating, and returning a copy of the ...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1372EngrossProhibiting a consumer contract from containing a certain renewal term except under certain circumstances; requiring a certain person who sells or leases or offers to sell or lease any consumer goods, consumer realty, or consumer services to disclose...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB668EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to provide awareness and training for directors of student services in local education agencies on pediatric stroke; and requiring the Maryland Depa...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB512EngrossProhibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from seeking wage history information orally, in writing, or through an employee or an agent for an employee; prohibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from screening an applicant fo...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB943EngrossLimiting to one time for each telephone number the number of times a telephone company may assess a fee to a customer for keeping certain telephone numbers unpublished; and authorizing a telephone company to assess the fee each time a customer change...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1224EngrossEstablishing the Ending Youth Homelessness Grant Program to focus on preventing and ending youth homelessness in the State and addressing disparities based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity; requiring the Department of Housi...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB655EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2018-03-27
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB237EngrossProhibiting community college trustees and employees from engaging in any unfair labor practice; and providing that the Act does not apply to certain activities or expenses incurred under certain circumstances.
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2018-03-27
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB189EngrossRepealing obsolete provisions of law that required certain insurers to provide the Maryland Insurance Commissioner with certain information and documents regarding slavery era insurance policies and required the Commissioner to issue a certain report...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1101IntroAltering from 30 to 15 days the time period after a certain date within which a carrier is required to send a certain notice; altering from 120 to 60 days the time period after a certain date within which a carrier is required to make a certain decis...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB201IntroRequiring a prescription drug or device manufacturer to submit certain average sales prices to the Maryland Department of Health for each calendar quarter within 30 days after the end of the quarter; requiring the Department to make the average sales...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSJ12IntroDeclaring that the General Assembly will continue to work in a deliberate manner to address the accessibility and affordability of prescription drug medications in the State; etc.
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1185IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health and the State Department of Education jointly to develop a process to review each year the waiting list for children to receive services through the Home- and Community-Based Services Waiver for Children wi...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1207IntroAuthorizing a covered employee, during the time the employee is receiving temporary partial disability benefits as a result of an accidental personal injury or occupational disease, to earn wages, under certain circumstances, from concurrent employme...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1IntroDeclaring that it is the intent of the General Assembly that programs established by the Act create a successful, but consumer-friendly medical cannabis industry in the State; establishing a Compassionate Use Fund to provide access to medical cannabi...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1078IntroProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1188IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB775IntroRequiring that certain public school employees in certain areas be paid at least certain minimum living salaries; specifying the minimum living salaries that are in effect for certain time periods; increasing the minimum living salaries in effect for...
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2018-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1034IntroProhibiting an individual from being eligible for public assistance funded by the State under certain programs during a month in which the individual is the subject of an arrest warrant.
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2018-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB449IntroAltering the defined term "viable" to mean the stage, beginning at 24 weeks' gestation, when, based on the best medical judgment of a certain physician, there is a reasonable likelihood of the fetus's sustained survival outside the womb.
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2018-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB946IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain laboratory for the receipt of certain services under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain carriers, under cert...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB935IntroRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to allow a vehicle to bypass the Broening Highway/Authority Drive toll facility under certain circumstances; and specifying that the Authority may satisfy the requirements of the Act by constructing and...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1073IntroEstablishing that certain authority of railroad companies to acquire property by condemnation does not apply to an entity that owns or operates a railroad powered by a magnetic levitation propulsion system, or passenger or freight transportation for ...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB783IntroRequiring State agencies that employ at least 25 employees to maintain a private lactation room that may be used by employees and members of the public to nurse a child and express breast milk; and requiring that the lactation room include, to the ex...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB727IntroEntitling State employees to receive up to 40 hours per year of mentoring leave to mentor at-risk youth in certain approved organizations; requiring employees to match certain compensated time for mentoring with personal leave; requiring certain empl...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1051IntroAuthorizing the Emergency Number Systems Board to use the 9-1-1 Trust Fund to reimburse counties for capital and operating costs of a certain enhanced 9-1-1 system under certain circumstances; and altering the method for calculating the 9-1-1 fee and...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1052IntroProhibiting a director of a certain public safety answering point from requesting or receiving any money from a certain 9-1-1 Trust Fund unless, under certain circumstances, the director generates certain reports and submits those reports to certain ...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB543IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Wash...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1019IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods for certain employers, including midsized and small employers; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate in effect for certain periods...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB235IntroIncreasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate in effect for certain periods of time based on annual growth in a certain Consumer Price Index; and requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, beginning March 1, 2019,...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB368IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate in effect for certain time periods based on employer size; increasing the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Washington-Baltimore metro...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB975IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Drug Addiction as a Chronic Disease; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters; requiring the Task F...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB939IntroRequiring that a certain home- and community-based services waiver include a requirement that at least half the waiver participants live in community-based housing immediately before receiving waiver services; requiring that a certain waiver required...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1002IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1047IntroProhibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an identification card or a driver's license of an individual to obtain personal information of the individual; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring to anothe...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB943IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; p...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB937IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from denying an individual access to a home- and community-based services waiver due to a lack of funding for waiver services if the individual is discharged from a certain health care facility directly t...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB603IntroRequiring that at least 51% of the renewable energy credits used to satisfy that portion of the renewable energy portfolio standard that exceeds 25% in certain years must be created by a source that is located in the State; providing that an electric...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB732IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after January 1, 2020; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewable sources in the State's renewable e...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB691IntroEstablishing certain restrictions on the acquisition of certain property by condemnation in connection with a certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain facilities used in the transmission of electricity; providing that a property or...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB557IntroIncreasing the generating capacity limit for an electric generating system used by an eligible customer-generator for net metering and a community solar energy generating system under certain circumstances; requiring an electric generating system use...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB692IntroProhibiting the Public Service Commission from issuing a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the construction of an overhead transmission line that is designed to carry a voltage in excess of 69,000 volts unless the overhead transmiss...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB695IntroSubjecting the condemnation of certain property or rights for the construction or maintenance of overhead transmission lines to approval by the Public Service Commission.
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB761IntroExcluding a person from the exemption to obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity if the person is constructing a generating station that has the capacity to produce, when combined with a certain generating station, at least 2 megawat...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB760IntroProhibiting the siting of a solar electric generating facility on contiguous parcels of productive agricultural land that have different owners; and applying the prohibition to charter counties and Baltimore City.
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1058IntroAltering from between 10 to 30 to not less than 26 nautical miles the distances required of certain qualified offshore wind projects from the State shoreline; prohibiting the Public Service Commission from approving certain offshore wind projects unl...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB879IntroAltering the maximum grant amount that the Maryland Energy Administration may award to certain properties under the Solar Energy Grant Program; prohibiting the Administration from denying a grant application for a certain property except under certai...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB757IntroExempting a State-owned nursing facility for veterans from the quality assessment imposed by the Maryland Department of Health on certain nursing facilities.
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2018-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
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