Maryland Senator Arthur Ellis [D]

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MDSB648Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from serving or acting as a broker between a contractor and subcontractor during the 5-year period immediately following the date the person was convicted of an offense constituting criminal malfeasance, misfeasance, or nonfeasan...
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2024-03-04
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDSB1178Intro
25%
Repealing the service terminal date required to be eligible for the Douglas J. J. Peters Veterans of the Afghanistan and Iraq Conflicts Scholarship.
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2024-02-29
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB135Engross
50%
Establishing the Workgroup to Study Funding for the Westernport Wastewater Treatment Facility; and requiring the Workgroup to report, on or before December 1, 2024, its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly.
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2024-02-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB197Engross
50%
Authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse a residential service agency for personal assistance services only if the personal assistance services are provided by an individual classified as an employee.
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2024-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1061Intro
25%
Prohibiting an employer from requiring an employee to work on-site at the employer's workplace if the employee provides documentation from a physician or other licensed health care practitioner that the employee has been diagnosed with an autoimmune ...
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2024-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB74Intro
25%
Designating persimmon as the State fruit.
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2024-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB169Engross
50%
Establishing the Green and Renewable Energy for Nonprofit Organizations Loan Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide financial assistance in the form of no-interest loans to nonprofit organizations for the planning, purchase, and ins...
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2024-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB647Intro
25%
Establishing the Abandoned Cemeteries Fund to provide for the care, preservation, maintenance, and restoration of abandoned cemeteries in the State; establishing a certain income tax checkoff for voluntary contributions to the Abandoned Cemeteries Fu...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1060Intro
25%
Establishing requirements and prohibitions related to the operation of railroads in the State, including provisions related to the size of the crew, the blocking of highway grade crossings, wayside detectors, and investigations by railroad labor unio...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1059Intro
25%
Establishing requirements on local health departments and certain health care providers and facilities regarding maternal health, including requirements regarding prenatal risk assessment forms and postpartum infant and maternal referral forms; prohi...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB674Intro
25%
Requiring the owner of a vessel that is required to be numbered to include certain contact information for each owner of the vessel with the application for a certificate of number; requiring the Department of Natural Resources, before and after seiz...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB812Intro
25%
Altering the application of provisions of law that prohibit an individual from simultaneously being a candidate for more than one public office or office of a political party; and prohibiting individuals from simultaneously being a candidate for, or ...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB958Intro
25%
Establishing the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Payment Program in the Department of the Environment to secure payments from certain businesses that extract fossil fuels or refine petroleum products in order to provide a source of revenue f...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB795Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "practice audiology" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the licensure and regulation of audiologists.
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2024-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB818Intro
25%
Requiring each unit of State government to conduct certain inventories and assessments; requiring the Department of Information Technology to conduct certain monitoring and adopt certain policies and procedures; prohibiting a unit of State government...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1094Intro
25%
Altering the amount of an appropriation the Governor is required to make to the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund, from $1,000,000 each fiscal year to $2,000,000 for fiscal years 2026 and 2027; and extending the termination date applicable ...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB62Intro
25%
Allowing a licensed direct-entry midwife to assume or take responsibility for a client who had a previous cesarean section and regulating the circumstances under which the responsibility may be assumed or taken; altering the required contents of a ce...
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2024-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB817Intro
25%
Establishing a Purple Alert Program to disseminate information to assist in locating a missing person who suffers a cognitive impairment, intellectual or developmental disability, or brain injury who is not eligible for the Silver Alert Program.
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2024-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB858Intro
25%
Authorizing a person to bring a civil action for the nonconsensual distribution of a visual representation of the person with the person's intimate parts exposed or while the person is engaged in sexual activity; authorizing the Attorney General to b...
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2024-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB589Intro
25%
Increasing, from $900,000 to $1,000,000, the amount of an appropriation that the Governor is required to include in the annual budget bill each year for the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland from the Cigarette Restitution Fund; repealing the t...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB146Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of excluding energy derived from waste and refuse from being eligible for inclusion in the renewable energy portfolio standard; and applying the Act to all renewable energy portfolio s...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB200Intro
25%
Requiring a county board of education each year to prepare and post to the county's website a report that identifies pathways that public school students may use to travel to school using only safe alternative routes under certain circumstances; requ...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB388Intro
25%
Requiring the Governor in fiscal year 2025 and each fiscal year thereafter to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of at least $1,000,000 for the Prescription Drug Affordability Fund which provides funding for the Board; and requiring t...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB541Intro
25%
Establishing generally the manner in which a controller or a processor may process a consumer's personal data; authorizing a consumer to exercise certain rights in regards to the consumer's personal data; requiring a controller of personal data to es...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB539Intro
25%
Requiring the listing for a ticket and each step of a transaction to purchase a ticket to disclose certain information including the total price of the ticket; requiring a reseller to provide the contact information of the resale ticket purchaser to ...
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2024-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB436Intro
25%
Establishing certain criminal penalties for employers knowingly failing to properly classify individuals as employees and contractors and subcontractors knowingly violating State prevailing wage laws; and requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Indus...
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2024-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB81Intro
25%
Altering the information shown in the budget of the College of Southern Maryland; requiring certain county commissioners to review and approve the budget of the resident campus in certain counties; and authorizing the Board of Trustees of the College...
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2024-01-17
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB30Intro
25%
Establishing the High Impact Development Project Program within the Department of Commerce to provide financial assistance to industrial development agencies or enterprises undertaking high impact, placemaking projects that will support manufacturing...
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2024-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB12Intro
25%
Increasing the membership of the Board of Trustees of the College of Southern Maryland by two members, from 9 to 11; and requiring the two additional members of the Board of Trustees to be residents of Charles County.
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2024-01-17
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB105Intro
25%
Requiring an owner of land that encompasses any part of a former plantation to identify and allow visitation to certain burial sites of enslaved persons, under certain circumstances; prohibiting construction of any structure on certain burial sites; ...
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2024-01-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB157Intro
25%
Increasing the penalties by including a term of imprisonment of up to 90 days and a fine not to exceed $1,000 or both for abandoning a domestic animal in certain locations; establishing requirements for the microchipping of dogs on a transfer of owne...
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2024-01-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB160Intro
25%
Specifying a certain tip credit amount that is in effect for certain time periods; prohibiting certain employers of tipped employees, beginning July 1, 2027, from including a tip credit amount as part of the employees' wages and requiring the employe...
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2024-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB59Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to promote education regarding safe sleep for infants; establishing the Maryland Safe Sleep Certification Program and requiring child care centers to be ...
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2024-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB189Intro
25%
Requiring the State Board of Education to develop content standards for inclusive and diverse English language arts to be included in certain State standards for English language arts by December 1, 2025; requiring each county board of education to d...
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2024-01-10
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB121Intro
25%
Requiring the Board of Trustees of the College of Southern Maryland to include funding in the annual budget of the College to reopen the pool on the College's La Plata Campus by December 31, 2024.
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2024-01-09
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB173Intro
25%
Requiring the Secretary of Transportation to include sufficient funds in the Consolidated Transportation Program for fiscal year 2025 and beyond for the planning, design, and reconstruction necessary for the conversion of Maryland Route 210 (Indian H...
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2024-01-09
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB131Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of Transportation to categorize the major transportation projects being considered for inclusion in the Consolidated Transportation Program into four project categories; requiring the Department to rank each project under the...
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2024-01-09
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB163Intro
25%
Authorizing the Charles County Public Library to partner with an Imagination Library Program to provide free books to children up to 5 years of age; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal years 2026 through 2035 an...
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2024-01-09
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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