Maryland Delegate Christopher Adams [R]

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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
MDHB156PassAltering the date for the start of the term for a member elected to serve on the Talbot County Board of Education from January 1 to December 1 after the member's election.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
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
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
MDHB1163PassAuthorizing a nonresident to provide waterfowl hunting guide services for hunting snow geese in the State without a Maryland waterfowl hunting guide license if the nonresident possesses a valid waterfowl hunting guide license from the nonresident's h...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 519
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
MDHB1349PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB330PassCreating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts in the Town of Vienna; providing that a person who operates a golf cart on a highway in the Town of Vienna may operate the golf cart only on certain roads at certain ti...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDHB515PassRequiring the Department of Agriculture to conduct a study to assess the adverse financial impact of the invasive weed Palmer amaranth on the agricultural industry in the State and to determine the necessary actions each stakeholder must take to redu...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
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
MDHB1118PassAdding daylight fluorescent pink as a color authorized for certain outerwear required to be worn by certain persons performing certain hunting activities; and authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define "daylight fl...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1566PassEstablishing a certain process for valuing a water company or a sewage disposal company that is the subject of a certain acquisition; prohibiting a person from acquiring a controlling interest in certain water services or sewage disposal providers wi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 219
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
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
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
MDHB287PassRepealing provisions of law in Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne's, and Washington counties that prohibit a license holder or an employee from knowingly selling or providing an alcoholic beverage to an individual with ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 306
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
MDHB1009PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Licensing of Food Service Facilities; requiring the Workgroup to study, evaluate, and make recommendations on whether certain entities should be exempt from obtaining a food service license, special circumstances war...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90
MDHB1656PassAuthorizing the State Real Estate Commission to transfer up to $500,000 to the Real Estate Guaranty Fund from the State Real Estate Commission Fund if the amount in the Guaranty Fund falls below $300,000 and the Commission is projected to have an ope...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB865IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of The Avalon Foundation, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1406EngrossAuthorizing in Worcester County the State Highway Administration, on its own initiative or at the request of a local authority, to designate an area on a State highway as a special event zone and reduce established speed limits in the special event z...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1426EngrossRequiring the Tidal Fisheries Advisory Commission, in consultation with the Aquaculture Coordinating Council, to establish a workgroup of commercial oyster harvesters and other interested stakeholders in the State; requiring the workgroup to review c...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1250IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim February 17 as Spotted Turtle Awareness Day.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB1756IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Young Men's Christian Association of the Chesapeake, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB916EngrossIncreasing from one-third to one-half the maximum portion of a home improvement contract price that a person may receive as a deposit before or at the time of execution of the home improvement contract.
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1249EngrossAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to establish by regulation that the workday for tidal fish licensees who catch crabs using any gear may begin at a certain time on certain days in July as determined by the Department.
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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
MDHB791EngrossProviding that it is lawful under certain provisions of law for an employee or agent of a financial institution that accepts deposits in the State to intercept and record a certain oral communication under certain circumstances; providing that a cert...
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2018-03-29
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
MDHJ9IntroDeclaring that the exposure of minors to pornography and pornographic material is a public health hazard in the State that is leading to the degradation of the health and well-being of State residents; finding that the proliferation of pornography ac...
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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
MDHB1627EngrossEstablishing that a certain remedy for the payment of an undisputed amount owed under a construction contract applies to certain retention proceeds; reducing from $250,000 to $100,000 the minimum contract amount for the purpose of the applicability o...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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
MDHB1549IntroRequiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting certain individuals from requesting, obtaining, sending, receiving, or maintaining certain immigration information; r...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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
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
MDHB1547IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from issuing an authorization to catch crabs to a nonresident unless the state of residence of the nonresident issues a like crabbing license or authorization and makes the crabbing license or authoriza...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
MDHB348IntroProviding that, beginning in fiscal year 2020, any appropriation that increases by operation of law is required to have its mandated level of spending increased by the lesser of the amount of the existing formula calculation or 1% less than the amoun...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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
MDHB1314IntroAltering the type of employees employed in the construction industry having a certain classification under the North American Industry Classification System who are exempted from the provisions of the Healthy Working Families Act; exempting an employ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1255IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to provide a certain retiring or retired State correctional officer with a certain identification card under certain circumstances; authorizing the Division of Correction to charge a reasonable fee not to exceed $...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1418IntroIncreasing the penalties for a person who knowingly violates the prohibition against distributing or possessing with intent to distribute certain opioids or a certain mixture of controlled dangerous substances that includes certain opioids; prohibiti...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1301IntroAllowing an individual a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred to purchase and install certain lighting systems on certain poultry houses; providing that the credit may not exceed the lesser of $5,000 or the indivi...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1135IntroAltering from between 10 to 30 to not less than 26 nautical miles the distances required of certain qualified offshore wind projects from the State shoreline; prohibiting the Public Service Commission from approving certain offshore wind projects unl...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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