Bills Pending Maryland Senate Finance Committee

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MDHB984EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB609EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB390EngrossRequiring the Department of Transportation to study and make recommendations on the feasibility of establishing a point-to-point commuter bus route that serves certain population centers along the I-270 corridor and provides service to and from job c...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB395EngrossSpecifying that funds in a certain renewable and clean energy programs account be used for the Maryland Healthy Soils Program; and requiring that $500,000 of the renewable and clean energy programs account be allocated to the Maryland Healthy Soils P...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1440EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to make available to opioid treatment programs monthly transit passes that are for use by patients of opioid treatment programs who qualify for the administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program and may b...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB307EngrossRequiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1367EngrossRequiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study on extending Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) commuter rail service to western Maryland; requiring the Department to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters; requiri...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1032IntroAltering from 30 to 60 megawatts the capacity of certain hydroelectric power plants in the definition of a Tier 1 renewable source for the renewable energy portfolio standard; and extending the renewable energy portfolio standard percentage derived f...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1455EngrossEstablishing the Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment and expansion of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to award certain financial assistanc...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB561EngrossApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; altering the circumstances under which counties and municipal corporations may act as an aggregator; esta...
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2020-03-15
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MDHB267EngrossAuthorizing a private passenger automobile insurer to use data obtained through telematics from a specific vehicle only for establishing an insurance premium for a policy that insures that vehicle if the named insured consents to the data collection ...
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2020-03-15
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MDSB1039IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to delegate to any Maryland Insurance Administration employee, rather than only one, who is designated by the Commissioner and admitted to the practice of law in the State the responsibility for holding...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB3EngrossProviding that licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes do not authorize the licensee to manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a cigarette that has a characterizing flavor; providing that a public statement that ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1017IntroRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to maintain an adequate and accessible pharmacy benefits manager network consisting of contracted pharmacies that provide convenient patient access to pharmacy services; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commiss...
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2020-03-15
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MDHB408EngrossRequiring that any gas service newly installed at an occupied structure may have a gas service regulator installed only outside the structure; requiring an existing interior gas service regulator in a multifamily residential structure to be relocated...
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2020-03-15
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MDSB1064IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1063IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Health to authorize an employee of a State facility to work according to an "alternative workweek", which means a work schedule under which a certain employee works atypical shifts and may work less than 40 hours in a wee...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB851EngrossExpanding the purpose of the Partnership for Workforce Quality Program and the eligible uses of grants under the Program to include training for new employees; providing that at least 60% of the money available is reserved for employers with 150 or f...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1002EngrossAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer; making conforming changes; and authorizing the publisher of the Annotated Code of Maryland to make certain changes in a...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1392EngrossSetting the renewable energy portfolio standard for municipal electric utilities for 2020 and later.
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2020-03-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB564EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Aging to pay to certain low-income seniors up to a $1,500 subsidy from State general funds to help low-income seniors reside in assisted living programs; increasing, except under certain circumstances, a certain subsidy in ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB260EngrossRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial reports to include in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB876IntroLimiting the in-person sales or distributions of vaping liquid by electronic smoking devices retailers and vape shop vendors to age-restricted areas; requiring electronic smoking devices retail licensees and vape shop vendors selling vaping liquid to...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB712EngrossAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave in the event of the death of an immediate family member.
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2020-03-06
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MDHB274EngrossRequiring a financial institution that requires a customer to provide an answer to a security question for a certain purpose to allow a customer to choose from at least two security question options for each required security question; prohibiting a ...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSJ6IntroUrging the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to reverse its Order in the PJM Reliability Pricing Model Capacity dockets.
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2020-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB752IntroEstablishing the NCDS Prescription Record System Program under the Maryland Health Care Commission; providing the purpose of the Program is to improve patient safety and reduce health care costs by allowing a prescriber and prescriber delegate to acc...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB243EngrossRequiring a distribution from a perpetual care trust fund made under certain circumstances to be used only for the perpetual care of the cemetery, including the maintenance of the grounds, roads, and paths and the repair and renewal of buildings; per...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB431EngrossProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured based on a homeowner's insurance claim; and prohibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from increasing t...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB823IntroAuthorizing certain sworn law enforcement officers and court security officers in Baltimore City to collectively bargain with the Secretary of Budget and Management and the Sheriff of Baltimore City; requiring the Sheriff and the Secretary to recogni...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB917IntroProhibiting certain entities that provide certain services for the transportation of a body from charging a fee to certain individuals if the body has undergone a procedure to provide an anatomical gift and the deceased's custodian is indigent or med...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB981IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Long-Term Care Medicaid Eligibility and Payments to Providers; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain mat...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB660IntroRequiring the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to act on behalf of the University System of Maryland and certain system institutions for the purpose of collective bargaining; providing for the negotiation of a certain consolidated memo...
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2020-02-17
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MDSB863IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a personal needs allowance of not less than $450 per month or $5,400 per year for certain Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients who receive certain long-term care services and supports...
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2020-02-17
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MDSB658IntroGranting collective bargaining rights to graduate students within the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB634IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide school psychology services provided by a school psychologist who is certified by the State Department of Education to practice school psychology.
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2020-02-17
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MDSB827IntroEstablishing and altering certain rates of overtime pay for certain work performed by certain employees of the Executive Branch of State government to one and one-half times the employee's regular hourly rate of pay for time worked in excess of 80 ho...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB44EngrossRequiring the Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland to report certain findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 15, 2020, and on or before December 15, 2021; and extending the te...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB602IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Partnership Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Partnership Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; requiri...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB739IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB270IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; r...
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2020-02-13
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MDSB826IntroEstablishing the Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment and expansion of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to award certain financial assistanc...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB723IntroRequiring an original equipment manufacturer to make available, on certain terms, certain materials or updates to an independent repair provider or owner of digital electronic equipment; providing that a violation of certain provisions of the Act is ...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB937IntroAuthorizing Baltimore City to enact and enforce local laws regulating the sale and distribution of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices, subject to certain exceptions.
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB526IntroEstablishing the Private Sector Transportation Projects Ombudsman within the Department of Transportation; requiring the Secretary of Transportation to designate an Ombudsman to respond to concerns, complaints, and inquiries from residents, local gov...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB959IntroEstablishing the State Advisory Council on Self-Directed Services; providing for the purposes of the Advisory Council; requiring the Advisory Council to take certain actions regarding certain matters; requiring the Advisory Council to submit a certai...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB557IntroProhibiting the Maryland Transportation Authority from charging a toll at a toll plaza adjacent to a bridge that is a transportation facilities project for a vehicle that does not traverse the bridge; and requiring the Authority to direct, by physica...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB821IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB862IntroEstablishing a minimum wage rate for Allegany County and Garrett County.
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
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