Maryland Delegate Catherine Forbes [D]

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MDHB194PassRequiring a person that obtains a highway work permit from the State Highway Administration to maintain a safe alternative pedestrian path at work sites that are within 1 mile of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rail or bus rapid transi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 102
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
MDHB847PassEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 341
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
MDHB541PassRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to require entrance-level and in-service police training conducted by the State and each county and municipal police training school to include in their curriculum training relating to t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 237
MDHB543PassAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 239
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
MDHB817PassRequiring a certain unit of State government proposing a regulation affecting small businesses to include a certain certification stating whether a certain comparable regulation has been adopted by a unit of local government in a certain economic imp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 333
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
MDHB1462PassAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities to store and make available for administra...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 478
MDHB1313PassProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 457
MDHB1658VetoRequiring the Governor to appropriate certain amounts of money to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in fiscal years 2022 through 2026; requiring the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to submit certain reports to the Governor and certain committees of the G...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1474EngrossRequiring that the pay rate for certain employees at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employees in the Behavioral Health Administra...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDHB1082EngrossRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of credits to an enrolled student to report the denial to the institution from which the...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB208EngrossRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menstrual hygi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB615EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education seeking State funds for the construction of a new school, or the renovation of or an addition to an existing school that would increase the capacity by more than 100 students, to submit a pedestrian safety...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB396EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2021, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by child care centers for certain purposes; requiring, beginning, J...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1079EngrossRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; requiring the Maryland Departm...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1258IntroAltering the exemption from emissions testing requirements for certain historic motor vehicles by limiting the application of the exemption to vehicles that are at least 40 years old.
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; 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
MDHB1052IntroRequiring the University System of Maryland to establish an ongoing monitoring program for identifying and monitoring contaminants in campus buildings; requiring the University System of Maryland to develop a certain system-wide process for submittin...
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2020-03-02
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB590EngrossRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB470IntroRequiring certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools to report certain information on revenues and spending to the Maryland Higher Education Commission on or before June 30 each year; annually requiring that, on or...
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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
MDHB1636IntroAltering the application of certain high performance building requirements to apply to capital projects for which more than 50% of the funding for the acquisition, construction, or renovation of the project is from State funds; requiring the Maryland...
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1638IntroRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring each report on student performance that is published by the State Department of Education to include data disaggregated by student status under § 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the federal Individuals with Disabilities E...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
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
MDHB464IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1487IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to implement a certain agriculture science curriculum; requiring each county board to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for certain car...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1089IntroAltering the definition of "qualified position" for purposes of eligibility under the job creation tax credit program; applying the Act to job creation tax credits certified after December 31, 2019; etc.
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1370IntroRequiring the State, for certain construction projects and major renovation projects proposed after December 31, 2020, to require that the project be designed, engineered, and constructed in a manner that allows the roof to withstand the weight of so...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1532IntroEstablishing that the criteria for determining eligibility for the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services are the criteria in effect on a certain date, notwithstanding certain changes in federal law; and requiring the State to pr...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1175IntroEstablishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program to address student hunger and basic food needs on campus; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program and to designate certain campuses as hunger-free campuses that sa...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1558IntroDefining "covered entity" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law regarding the reporting and prevention of abuse and harassment in certain State facilities to forensic residential centers and residential treatment centers for emotional...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1355IntroEstablishing the Interjurisdictional Policing Grant Program to provide counties with grants to defray costs associated with establishing and supporting interjurisdictional policing agreements; requiring the Governor, in each fiscal year, to provide $...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1425IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1066IntroRequiring an addition modification for certain distributions made under certain college investment accounts that are used for certain elementary and secondary education expenses; requiring certain account holders to report to the Comptroller in a cer...
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2020-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1257IntroRequiring a certain licensed firearms dealer to keep certain electronic records; requiring a licensed dealer to update certain records 1 day after the acquisition of a firearm and 7 days after the sale or disposition of a firearm; requiring a license...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB922IntroAllowing a $3,000 subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for Vietnam veterans who are discharged or released under honorable circumstances from active military, naval, or air service of the United States; and applying the Act to taxab...
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2020-02-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB747IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB892IntroRequiring a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to deny inspection by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the part of a public record that contains personal information unless the custodian is provided with a valid warra...
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2020-02-05
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB575IntroRequiring the State Board of Education and certain nonpublic schools to develop and implement a program of age-appropriate education on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault; and including, for students in grades 6 through 8, mater...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB636IntroAltering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a loaded or unloaded firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; repealing a certain exception to the prohibition; prohibiting a person from storing...
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2020-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB643IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain 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 requ...
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2020-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB608IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2020-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB469IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Higher Education to require certain institutions of postsecondary education to refund all tuition and fees to certain Maryland students if the institution does not file all essential records of the academic achievement of...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB593IntroProhibiting certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools from enrolling new Maryland residents if federal funds or institutional debt exceed 10% of annual revenues; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission ...
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
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