Maryland Senator Clarence Lam [D]

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MDSB120PassAltering the education requirements that an applicant for licensure by the State Acupuncture Board must achieve to be issued a license depending on if the license is issued on or before May 31, 2026, or on or after June 1, 2026.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 695
MDSB19PassDefining "injectable medications for treatment of sexually transmitted infections" for purposes of authorizing pharmacists to administer the medications; and requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizat...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 720
MDSB306PassAltering the types of health care practitioners with whom a dental hygienist must consult before providing certain treatment to a dental patient to include a patient's registered nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, or licensed certified midw...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678
MDSB734PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to provide a report, beginning December 1, 2024, and each year thereafter, to the Governor and the General Assembly containing an analysis of primary care investment, ways to improve the quality of and ac...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 667
MDSB166PassRequiring a provider to meet certain requirements, maintain up-to-date certification as required by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, and hold adequate liability insurance in order to provide doula services in the Program; and requiring the Pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726
MDSB951PassRequiring county boards of education, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, governing bodies of public institutions of higher education, and boards of community college trustees to allow student athletes to modify an athletic or...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 557
MDSB362VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB353VetoRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to limit the amount a covered individual is required to pay in copayments or coinsurance for a covered prescription insulin drug to not more than $30 for a 30-da...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB420VetoRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, subject to a certain limitation, to release certain personal information of a minor who has a work permit to employers and apprenticeship sponsors, educational programs and institutions, and local wor...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB478VetoAdding a representative of a skilled trade organization and a representative of a career college to the list of members who must be selected for the Career and Technical Education Committee; altering the Committee's duties to include the perspective ...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB548VetoRepealing a provision of law providing that a health officer serves at the pleasure of the Secretary of Health and the governing body of the county; establishing notice and hearing requirements related to a removal of a health officer from office; a...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB820VetoRequiring the State Department of Human Services to implement policies requiring a local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency that fails to conduct a child abuse or neglect investigation or complete a certain report...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB163VetoAltering the procedures for the canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of th...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB626PassClarifying that part-time physicians and physician assistants are eligible for participation in the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to establish prorate...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDSB146PassProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated by certain signage indicating for the use of plug-in electric drive ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 482
MDSB380PassAuthorizing registered nurse practitioners to prescribe and dispense auto-injectable epinephrine to certain certificate holders who operate youth camps.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 263
MDSJ11Enroll

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Stating that the State of Maryland stands in solidarity with the government and people of Ukraine as they resist the unprovoked invasion of their territory by the Russian Federation.
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2022-05-12
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 7
MDSB1005PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in certain eligible accounts to determine the extent to which funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Truste...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
MDSB273PassProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a p...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDSB487PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB617PassRequiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including the development, purchase, and provision of certain digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDSB881PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Practice Known as "Swatting" to study the laws applicable to and make recommendations relating to legislative changes to prohibit the practice known as "swatting"; and requiring the Task Force to report its fi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDSB349PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling that is owned by a homeowner whose combined gross income exceeds $60,000 if the homeowner demonstrates ce...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 101
MDSB50PassExempting returned Peace Corps volunteers who are domiciled in the State from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State; establishing that returned Peace Corps volunteer students shall be included as in-State...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 75
MDSB5PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB708PassProviding that there is a Compliance Officer within the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health; authorizing the Inspector General to investigate behavior in the Department that threatens public safety or demonstrates neg...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 43
MDSB228PassAltering certain purposes of the Maryland Corps Program by allowing participants to transition to the workforce as well as to higher education institutions; requiring that Program funds be used to expand the Chesapeake Conservation Corps and the Mary...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 37
MDSB421Engross

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Requiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid and benefits provided to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of...
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2022-04-08
Senate Requests House Recede
MDSB945Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment's Wetlands and Waterways Program Division to study permitting for ecological restoration projects; requiring the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembl...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB316PassExempting the sale of diapers, diaper rash cream, baby wipes, baby bottles, baby bottle nipples, and infant car seats from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 7
MDSB488PassExempting the sale of certain thermometers, pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, respirators, and diabetic care products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDSB778Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive medical care and other health care services to noncitizen pregnant women who would qualify for the Program but for their immigration status and their children up to the age of...
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2022-03-31
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB475Engross

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Adding sergeants and supervisors within the Maryland Transit Administration Police to the list of employees authorized to collectively bargain with the Maryland Transit Administration.
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB318Engross

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Requiring certain county boards of education to consider the pursuit of certain certificates, certifications, or apprenticeships as the equivalent of pursuing postsecondary education; requiring certain county boards to provide a method for certain in...
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2022-03-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB682Engross

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Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria th...
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2022-03-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB355Engross

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Authorizing pharmacists to prescribe and dispense preexposure prophylaxis and postexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention to patients under certain circumstances; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide drugs that are approved by...
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2022-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB492Engross

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Establishing inspection and reporting requirements for certain permit holders; establishing administrative penalties for certain permit holders determined to be in significant noncompliance of certain State or federal water quality standards, effluen...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB565Intro

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Prohibiting a person from selling an essential good or service during a state of emergency and for the 90 days following the end of the state of emergency for a price of 10% or more of the price charged prior to a state of emergency; and requiring th...
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2022-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB1010PassProviding that, for the 30-day period beginning on the effective date of the Act, certain motor fuel taxes that would otherwise be imposed do not apply; requiring the Comptroller to pay a refund advance of motor fuel tax to qualifying retailers under...
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2022-03-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 2
MDSB73Engross

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Requiring that a special election be held at the same time as the regular statewide primary and general elections that are held in the second year of the term to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly if the vacan...
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2022-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB979Intro

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Prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from including the dredging of buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals as part of a fishery management plan; and prohibiting the Department from dredging buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals.
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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB352Intro

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Altering the procedures for the canvassing of absentee and provisional ballots; requiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations requiring a local board to notify a voter of a problem with a ballot envelope and provide the voter an opportu...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB494Engross

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-03-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB963Intro

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Requiring the Governor to appoint the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services with the advice and consent of the Senate.
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2022-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB547Intro

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Repealing the prohibition on an individual from knowingly transferring or attempting to transfer the human immunodeficiency virus to another individual.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB546Intro

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Imposing certain requirements on a person who takes possession of a catalytic converter, including requirements to record certain information and execute a certain document; prohibiting a person from taking possession of a catalytic converter if its ...
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB821Intro

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Entering into the Medical Excellence Zone Compact for the purpose of authorizing licensed physicians to practice medicine through telehealth in other compact states; establishing the Medical Excellence Zone Commission; and providing for the withdrawa...
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2022-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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