Maryland Delegate Charles Otto [R]

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MDHB104VetoRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a process through which an individual who purchases a license, permit, or registration through the electronic licensing system may make a voluntary monetary donation to the Chesapeake Bay Tru...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB572PassIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
MDHB714PassExtending the termination date to September 30, 2022, for certain provisions of law authorizing certain hybrid vehicles to use a certain high occupancy vehicle (HOV) lane regardless of the number of passengers under certain circumstances; extending t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 679
MDHB1069PassIncreasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain qualifying volunteer fire, rescue, and emergency medical services members.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 582
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB431PassEstablishing the Fostering Employment Program to provide employment opportunities for foster care recipients and unaccompanied homeless youth; requiring the Department of Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Re...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB631PassProviding that, in Somerset County, the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Somerset County shall transmit monthly a certain amount to a certain Court and Bar Library Account.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 540
MDHB646PassEstablishing a 5% tolerance from the gross vehicle weight limits for certain vehicles used in certain agricultural activities during harvest time under certain circumstances; and limiting the distance within which a certain vehicle operating under a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
MDHB1137PassAltering the tidal fish license and oyster authorization requirements for persons aboard a boat who are using diving apparatus to catch oysters for commercial purposes in the waters of the State; prohibiting more than two commercial oyster divers fro...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 518
MDHB1172PassRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources hold a certain hearing within 60 days after a person who holds a certain license to catch oysters received a citation for a certain offense; requiring the Department to hold a certain h...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 520
MDHB698PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize under certain circumstances, a person to plant, cultivate, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing an authorization for the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB633PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB243PassRequiring the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service to conduct a certain study, to solicit input from local governments, Internet service providers, and wireless service providers on identifying unserved and underser...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 177
MDHB425PassRequiring the County Commissioners of Somerset County to appropriate to certain organized volunteer fire companies in the county certain amounts for certain fiscal years; requiring that the appropriations required for a certain fiscal year remain in ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 327
MDHB814PassAuthorizing all county boards of education, rather than only certain county boards of education, to waive the requirement that a participating employer reimburse the county for the cost of the premium for workers' compensation coverage provided to st...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDHB807PassAltering the amounts of and process for appropriating highway user funds that are required to be distributed to Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities in certain fiscal years; requiring that certain capital highway grants may be made only under...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 330
MDHB1141PassAltering the application of certain provisions of law exempting agricultural buildings used for agritourism from a certain permit requirement to apply statewide.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB106PassAltering the defined term "emergency vehicle" to include certain organ delivery vehicles; authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to designate an organ delivery vehicle as an emergency vehicle only if it is registered to a federally designated o...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 186
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB433PassAltering the date to December 31 by which Somerset County is required to file a certain financial report with the Department of Legislative Services and report the results of a certain audit with the Legislative Auditor.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 85
MDHB465PassRepealing a prohibition against operating golf carts on highways that are designated or maintained as a part of the State or federal highway system in the City of Crisfield in Somerset County; repealing the authority of the State Highway Administrati...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 86
MDHB677PassRequiring a custodian to deny inspection of a distribution list and a request to be added to a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB1229PassAuthorizing a landowner, without the approval of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, to erect and display on land subject to a certain easement a certain sign or outdoor advertising display for a certain purpose; authorizing the F...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDHB486IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Somerset Co Historical Society Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstr...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1773IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $75,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Pocomoke Little League, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructio...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1376IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB494EngrossReducing the notice period from 14 days to 7 days before a landlord may file an action to evict a tenant for a breach of the lease that involves certain dangerous behavior; altering the requirements for the written notice that a landlord must give be...
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2018-04-06
Third Reading Failed (20-22)
MDHB1408EngrossEstablishing the Historic Ellicott City Workgroup on Preservation and Flooding to study and design a process for determining instances in which the benefits provided to the historic preservation of the Ellicott City Historic District by adherence to ...
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2018-04-06
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1174EngrossAuthorizing a seafood dealer that uses a conveyor to load oysters from a boat into a truck to possess up to a 10% tolerance for undersized oysters and shells.
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2018-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1420EngrossAuthorizing a county or municipality to use money in a local watershed protection and restoration fund on projects for managing extreme volumes of nontidal floodwater that are located in a qualified historic district and do not negatively impact wate...
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2018-04-05
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1428EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations to require that certain stormwater management infrastructure for a development or redevelopment project in a certain locally designated historic district be designed in a manner to prot...
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2018-04-05
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1284EngrossRequiring an applicant for a new or renewed authorization to catch crabs under a tidal fish license to supply, as part of the application, the applicant's home address and proof of residency.
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2018-04-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1155IntroSpecifying that a soil percolation test for an unimproved property remains valid for the property if a satisfactory soil percolation test is filed with the appropriate unit of the county in which the property is located and the property has not been ...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB352IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings o...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB347IntroLimiting to two the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the term limit; submitting the amendment to the ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB704IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate, the House, and certain standing committees, including any hearings held by certain standing committees.
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1022IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB962EngrossEstablishing an auxiliary winery permit; authorizing the Comptroller to issue the permit to a holder of a Class 4 limited winery permit for use at a single location off the licensed premises anywhere in the State subject to certain restrictions; auth...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB353IntroProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a certain motion to introduce evid...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB361IntroExempting a user of an on-site sewage disposal system from paying the Bay Restoration Fee under certain circumstances; authorizing certain fee revenue collected for the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for financial assistance to certain homeowners fo...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1389IntroEstablishing the Home Sprinkler and Fire Safety Assistance Fund to provide grants to offset the costs of installing a sprinkler system when purchasing a home; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requi...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1308IntroRequiring a State or local correctional facility with custody of an undocumented immigrant who is serving a sentence in the facility for conviction of a crime to transfer the individual to the United States Department of Homeland Security on request ...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1345IntroAuthorizing a local jurisdiction to authorize a residential major subdivision served by on-site sewage disposal systems, community sewerage systems, or shared systems in Tier III and Tier IV areas under certain circumstances; exempting certain reside...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB357IntroAltering the time to pay certain manufacturer's license fees from annually to one time; altering the amount of certain manufacturer's license fees; providing that prorating of certain fees for certain licenses does not apply to a license for which th...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1309IntroEstablishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the other per...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1298IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim March as Maryland Sportsmanship Month; requiring the proclamation to urge local recreation and parks departments in the State to observe Maryland Sportsmanship Month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, a...
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2018-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1399IntroEstablishing the Task Force on the Regulation of Caterers to study regulation of catering services, requirements for audits and inspections, practices in other states, national best practices related to catering services, and the impact on Maryland c...
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2018-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB472IntroAuthorizing a landlord who uses a written lease to collect certain fees and charges as rent under certain conditions; providing that the Act applies only if the written lease used by a landlord includes a certain provision and provides a certain noti...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
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