Maryland Delegate Benjamin Brooks [D]

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MDHB33PassProhibiting a certain person from intentionally and maliciously inflicting severe emotional distress on a vulnerable adult; and applying a penalty of imprisonment not exceeding 5 years or a fine not exceeding $5,000 or both.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 34
MDHB12PassAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 23
MDHB646PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to charge a certain additional fee on the issuance of special registration plates for recipients of an individually earned, combat-related armed forces medal that results in a surplus of at least $10 for eac...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 286
MDHB506PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 228
MDHB600PassAuthorizing a dealer in Baltimore County to sell, barter, deliver, give away, show, or offer for sale a motorcycle or certificate of title for a motorcycle on Sunday.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 270
MDHB722PassRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to develop and adopt regulations, on or before October 1, 2022, that require employers to protect employees from heat-re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
MDHB280PassAltering the requirements and procedures governing certain programs that authorize installment payments for certain motor vehicle traffic citations or judgment debts; repealing certain provisions of law governing the requirement that the Motor Vehicl...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 149
MDHB503PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 224
MDHB604PassRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 272
MDHB557PassRequiring that motor scooter and electric low speed scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile display with contact information through which an individual wh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 252
MDHB619PassProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021, the use of Class B fire-fighting foam that contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; providing that the Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distribution ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 276
MDHB852PassProhibiting certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a deductible, a copayment, or coinsurance to coverage for certain preventive care screening services for prostate cancer; and applying th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 343
MDHB1029PassAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 in funds f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 409
MDHB1077PassProviding that certain fees and surcharges on the recordation of instruments among the land records do not apply to the recordation of a certain restrictive covenant modification or an amendment to the common area deeds or other declarations of a hom...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 421
MDHB1444PassDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle including braids, twists, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 473
MDHB1304PassAuthorizing an individual who hunts under a Deer Management Permit in Baltimore County to use certain firearms to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer hunting seasons, in the locations and under the conditions set forth in the permit; an...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 453
MDHB349PassAltering the application requirements for a service member, veteran, or military spouse to apply for an occupational or professional license from a unit in the Maryland Department of Labor to require submission of proof that the applicant has held a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 176
MDHB771PassRequiring each room accessible for individuals with disabilities in a lodging establishment to be furnished with a bed of at least a certain height beginning December 31, 2021; requiring 25% by December 31, 2021, 50% by December 31, 2022, 75% by Dece...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 319
MDHB231PassExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 116
MDHB505PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a certain property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling owned by an individual who is at least 65 years old, has resided in the dwelling for 30 consecuti...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 226
MDHB313EngrossProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; prohibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement until the report...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB229EngrossProhibiting the aerial application of chlorpyrifos on or after October 1, 2020; prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos in the State on or after December 31, 2020; establishing the Pesticide Transition Fund to support Maryland farmers in the transition a...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB38EngrossRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; etc.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB929EngrossRequiring a person who provides property management services to be registered as a property manager by the State Real Estate Commission before practicing in the State; prohibiting the providing of, attempting to provide, or offering to provide proper...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1517IntroEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program Expansion Pilot Program in the Department of Human Services to provide assistance to certain critical medically vulnerable individuals and their households with the application process for certain socia...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB204EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to review the filing fees and associated requirements of neighboring states that are equivalent or substantially similar to the filing fees required under § 1-203(b)(3)(ii) of the Corporatio...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB736EngrossRequiring each law enforcement agency to provide access to an employee assistance program or mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers stemming from personal and work-related concerns and to provide police officers ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB802EngrossProviding that a staff member of a school, acting in an official capacity, is not civilly liable for personal injury or property damage resulting from intervention in a student altercation or other student disturbance if the staff member intervened i...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB334IntroDefining "mortgage lender" to mean a person that is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; clarifying the definition of "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that the Act be construe...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB656EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer a maintenance injectable medication to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB639IntroProhibiting a hospital or related institution, on or after January 1, 2022, from employing or granting privileges to a certain health care professional unless the health care professional provides certain documentation; requiring each health care pro...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB203IntroAltering the purpose of the Community Parks and Playgrounds Program to include making flexible grants available to the governing bodies of Baltimore County and Howard County for certain purposes; and altering a certain public policy.
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1371IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a certain stop work order requiring the cessation of all business operations to certain employers for certain violations of certain wage and hour laws or workplace fraud laws; providing that a...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1436IntroRepealing a prohibition in Baltimore County against hunting or attempting to hunt nongame birds and mammals without first obtaining a hunting license.
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1441IntroExpanding the requirement that the Maryland Tourism Development Board provide grants to certain tourism organizations by including nongovernmental tourism organizations as authorized recipients of grants from the Board.
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2020-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1645IntroProviding that a certain law prohibiting a registered sex offender from entering onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education applies to a student who is a registered sex offender and has been convicted of a sexua...
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2020-02-26
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB927IntroEstablishing a gift basket permit in Baltimore County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County to issue the permit to certain persons; providing that the permit authorizes a permit holder to sell and deliver gift baskets c...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1006IntroRepealing an exemption from certain provisions relating to real estate brokers and licensure for licensed auctioneers while selling any real estate at public auction.
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2020-02-25
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB504IntroAltering the definition of "abandoned or sunken vessel" for purposes of certain provisions of the Maryland Boat Act to include a vessel that has remained moored or anchored in waters of the State for more than 30 days and is in such a condition of di...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB606IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $5,000,000 to the Community Development Fund in the Department of Housing and Community Development starting in fiscal year 2022.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB997IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Veterans' Suicide Causes and Prevention; requiring the Task Force to study certain issues related to veterans' suicide in the State; requiring the Task Force to coordinate and communicate with certain groups in co...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB597EngrossExempting a spouse or financially dependent child of an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State, subject to documentation that the veteran...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB611IntroEstablishing the Baltimore County Hub and Spoke Pilot Program to offer and provide addiction treatment on demand through a model that offers ongoing opioid use disorder treatment integrated with general health and wellness services; requiring the Bal...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1027IntroAuthorizing certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System to receive credit for certain military service even if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system.
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1426IntroAltering 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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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHJ5IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that limits the n...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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