Maryland Senator Arthur Ellis [D]

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MDSB328EngrossProviding that certain 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 being...
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2019-03-05
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB307IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to promote awareness in and provide training for directors of student services in local education agencies regarding pediatric stroke; and requiring...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB473IntroProviding that a person who is aggrieved by an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws, or the Attorney General on behalf of the person, may bring a civil action against a certain person; authorizing the court to impose an in...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB193IntroRequiring the State to continue providing a certain prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the January 1, 2019, termination of a certain State prescription drug benefit plan for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent childr...
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2019-03-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB538IntroRequiring certain hospitals and health systems to provide each patient with a written notice that includes certain information related to facility fees that are charged for outpatient services provided at hospital-based facilities; requiring that eac...
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2019-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB513EngrossRepealing a provision of law that requires a certified public accountant firm to hold a permit issued by the State Board of Public Accountancy if the firm performs certain attest services for a client with a home office in this State; and authorizing...
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2019-03-01
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB845IntroRequiring the State Department of Transportation to promptly undertake all steps necessary to complete the design, engineering, and National Environmental Policy Act process and secure a record of decision for the Southern Maryland Rapid Transit Proj...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB973IntroExpanding the voting membership of the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland; increasing, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amount of money that the county commissioners of Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County are required to app...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB972IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Educational Outcomes of Pregnant and Parenting Students in High School and GED Programs; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to track and assess, identify, dete...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB293IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt any migratory game birds on Sundays during the open season on private property or public land designated for hunting.
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB375IntroRequiring that certain service contracts entered into by the State contain a certain work verification clause; requiring the work verification clause to require the contractor to use certain work verification software for a certain purpose, specify t...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB966IntroEstablishing the Task Force on the Effectiveness of State Crime Laboratories; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbu...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB994IntroRepealing a certain balloting and nomination process to select the names of certain candidates to submit to the Governor to be members of the State Board of Dental Examiners; requiring the Board, within a certain period of time, to notify certain pra...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB996IntroProviding that July 27 each year is Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day in recognition of the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans.
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2019-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB882IntroProhibiting a person from transporting into the State a certain firearm that is not imprinted with a certain serial number or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain firearm that is not i...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB491IntroProviding collective bargaining rights to graduate assistants who are graduate students at a University System of Maryland institution, Morgan State University, or St. Mary's College of Maryland who is a teaching, administrative, or research assistan...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB528IntroEstablishing the Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Program to award certa...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB548IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB133EngrossRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-02-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB442IntroExpanding to all counties in the State a prohibition on State agencies constructing within the nine Eastern Shore counties a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge without the consent of a majority of the affected counties; etc.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB431IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impa...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB441IntroProhibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or an unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm, unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventin...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB472IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the first Monday in August as Caribbean Day in Maryland; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Caribbean Day in Maryland properly with appropriate programs...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB542IntroEstablishing the Committee on Air Quality; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Committee; prohibiting a member of the Committee from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; requirin...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB549IntroAllowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain allowable union dues paid by the individual during the taxable year if the union dues would have been allowed as a deduction under the Internal Revenue Code for a taxab...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB373IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB416IntroDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding instruction on the Holocaust and genocide to Maryland students to ensure these tragedies are not forgotten and to gain an understanding of ways to prevent such events in the future; requiring pub...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB506IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to conduct a certain study to determine the existing capacity and estimated unmet needs for mental health and substance use disorder services by region of the State; requiring that the study include a revie...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB608IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB329IntroAuthorizing a court, on a certain 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 certain ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB357IntroExpanding eligibility for a property tax exemption for the dwelling house of a disabled veteran to include veterans with a service connected disability of at least 80%; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after June 30, 2019.
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB311IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written re...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB378IntroAltering certain provisions of law to prohibit a certain person from distributing a certain tobacco product or electronic nicotine delivery system to an individual under the age of 21 years, rather than to a minor; prohibiting a person from distribut...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB191IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be i...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB192IntroRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent, instead of that designated under the will, in order to ensure the surviving spouse is reasonably provided...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB263IntroExpanding the eligibility of the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim the credit; allowing certain individuals to claim a refund of the credit; providing that the amount of the credit tha...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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