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MDHB529Engross

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Authorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB290Engross

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Providing that a person who is the victim of an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws may bring a civil action against the person or persons who committed the act in a court of competent jurisdiction; authorizing the court ...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB561Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence; requiring ...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB991Engross

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Altering the powers and duties of the Baltimore City Civilian Review Board; altering the powers and duties of the Baltimore City police accountability board; and repealing the Baltimore City Civilian Review Board on April 1, 2023.
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2022-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1314Engross

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Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to conduct a pilot program to evaluate the use of alternative vehicle registration plates and cards for certain vehicles; and requiring the Administration to report on the results of the pilot program to t...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB551Engross

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Requiring a landlord to notify a tenant in writing or through electronic mail at least 90 days before increasing the tenant's rent by more than 4%.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB918Engross

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Establishing requirements for the installation and removal of cable television systems within the individual dwelling units of leased residential property in Montgomery County; authorizing a tenant, landlord, or cable television company to bring an a...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1147Engross

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Requiring a person conducting a meeting of a cooperative housing corporation, condominium, or homeowners association by telephone conference, video conference, or similar electronic means to provide a participant a reasonable opportunity to participa...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1238Engross

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Requiring all motion picture houses to offer closed captioning for each screening of a motion picture; and requiring that certain motion picture houses provide open captioning for at least two screenings each week.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1298Engross

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Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain criminal records based on a conviction for certain hunting offenses.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB976Intro

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Authorizing a State's Attorney to file a motion for a reduction of sentence at any time during the period of active incarceration; authorizing the Court to consider multiple factors in determining whether to reduce a sentence, disciplinary record and...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB873Engross

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Altering the salary of the Washington County Sheriff; and repealing the requirement for the Washington County Commission to study and issue a report that contains recommendations relating to the salaries of the Sheriff of Washington County.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB29Engross

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Repealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; altering the authority of the Maryland Transportation Authority to enter c...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1295Engross

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Requiring the governing body of a common ownership community to develop a smoking policy if the property subject to the control of the governing body is a multifamily dwelling.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB211Engross

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Adding the crime of knowingly being a participant in a straw purchase of a regulated firearm to the list of crimes subject to warrantless arrest; and providing a penalty on conviction of imprisonment not to exceed 10 years or a fine of up to $25,000 ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB323Engross

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Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that limits a tenant's ability to summon, or penalizes a tenant or another individual solely for summoning, the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1262Engross

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Authorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system at the intersection of Maryland Route 333 (Oxford Road) and Bonfield Avenue in Talbot County, subject to placement and signage requirements; requiring the fines collected by the Town of O...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1169Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards that are authorized to take actions against persons who knowingly fail to report suspected child abuse with a list of courses relating to the obligation to report child abuse and n...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB863Engross

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Prohibiting a court from requiring a letter of exception for an individual to testify in a criminal proceeding as an expert witness if the individual is reviewing the data, opinion, interpretation, or conclusion of another expert witness or forensic ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB230Engross

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Repealing the exclusion of motor vehicle rental companies from enforcement provisions for motor vehicle violations that are recorded by automated enforcement systems; requiring an agency to provide certain notice to a motor vehicle rental company bef...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB965Engross

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Increasing from $10,000 to $15,000 the maximum amount of compensatory damages that may be awarded to an owner of a pet from a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of the pet under certain circumstances.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB104Engross

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Requiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1064Engross

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Requiring the Department of Agriculture to publish a fact sheet on the protection of pets in the event of an eviction or other loss of possession of real property to be included with a certain notice or summons; requiring a landlord to provide inform...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB71Engross

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Requiring the owner of a manufactured housing community to comply with certain requirements when selling the manufactured housing community; and requiring the owner, at least 60 days prior to entering into a contract for the sale of the community, to...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB404Engross

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Authorizing local authorities statewide to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than a certain speed after performing an engineering and traffic investigation, subject to certain restrictions on the use of speed monitoring systems.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1066Engross

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Authorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company to equip their privately owned vehicles with red and white lights or signal devices.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB877Engross

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Repealing certain provisions requiring a certain court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a certain case involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination, except under certain circumstance...
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2022-03-18
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MDHB713Engross

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Prohibiting an adult from allowing a minor to ride a horse on certain property unless the minor is wearing a helmet that meets certain standards.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB639Engross

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Repealing the authority of the court to decree a limited divorce; and altering certain grounds for an absolute divorce.
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2022-03-18
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MDHB920Engross

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Prohibiting an individual serving a term of life imprisonment for first-degree murder committed on or after October 1, 2022, from being eligible for medical parole; and repealing provisions relating to gubernatorial approval of a decision of the Mary...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB225Engross

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Requiring a certain assistant State's Attorney with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim regarding a decision by the Offic...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB92Engross

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Altering statutory forms for a limited and general power of attorney to include certain provisions relating to the authority of an agent to perform certain acts to assist the principal in meeting eligibility requirements and qualifying for certain go...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB283Engross

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Requiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and requiring that, if an emergency or a temporary situation causes the number of pupils...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB401Engross

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Altering language relating to requirements for certain reserve studies for cooperative housing corporations, condominiums, and homeowners associations in Prince George's County to be consistent with the corresponding requirements in Montgomery County...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB231Engross

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Authorizing Montgomery County to designate the Montgomery County Department of Transportation instead of a local law enforcement agency as the agency responsible for implementing automated traffic enforcement programs in the county; requiring that an...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB894Intro

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Requiring the Commission on Judicial Disabilities to provide information on a judge's criminal activity to applicable law enforcement and prosecuting officials, including a grand jury if the information is requested by subpoena.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB322Engross

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Exempting up to $500 in certain accounts of a judgment debtor from execution on the judgment without an election by the debtor to exempt the money; establishing a $6,000 limit on the cumulative value of property and cash that may be exempted; requiri...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB616Engross

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Altering procedures for the dispute settlement mechanism under the Maryland Cooperative Housing Corporation Act; specifying that the dispute settlement mechanism does not apply to complaints or demands arising out of a cooperative housing member's fa...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB278Engross

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Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in a certain report regarding Maryland Corr...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB161Engross

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Altering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old that results in inequity; and requiring a court, in determining whether a tr...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB764Engross

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Requiring the Department of Human Services and local departments of social services, immediately after a discovery that a child in an out-of-home placement is missing, to report to local law enforcement agencies any information the Department or a lo...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB914Intro

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Increasing the penalties for certain offenses of manslaughter and homicide by vehicle or vessel; and establishing that certain previous convictions for drunk and drugged operation of a vehicle or vessel and grossly negligent manslaughter by vehicle o...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB960Intro

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Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain criminal records based on a conviction for certain hunting or fishing offenses; and authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain administrative records for a con...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB669Intro

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Altering certain provisions of law relating to the termination of a pregnancy and investigations of or criminal penalties or civil liabilities for a pregnant person or a person assisting a pregnant person; prohibiting a certain provision of law that ...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB481Engross

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Repealing the prohibition against a person using or possessing with intent to use, delivering or selling under certain circumstances, or manufacturing or possessing with intent to deliver or sell under certain circumstances drug paraphernalia to inje...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB111Engross

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Prohibiting private education lenders and private education loan collectors from initiating a certain action unless the private education lenders or private education loan collectors possess certain documents; requiring a private education lender or ...
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2022-03-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB873Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State and that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and u...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB893Intro

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Establishing the Safer Communities Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide grant assistance to local governments to promote robust and holistic investments in noncarceral safety; and establishing the Safer Communities Task Force to promote nonc...
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2022-02-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB70Engross

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Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); altering the conditions under which a defendant in a SLAPP suit is not civilly liable for certain communications; and establish...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB105Engross

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Requiring a driver to make a certain lane change or to slow the speed of the driver's vehicle in a certain manner when approaching from the rear a stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying hazard warning lights, road flares, or other caution si...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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