Maryland Delegate Courtney Watson [D]

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MDHB84IntroGAM - Home
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2019-02-20
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB696IntroGAM - Home
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2019-02-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1031IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that the people have the right to bodily integrity and privacy to make personal decisions about childbearing and procreation without unwarranted government intrusion; and submitting the...
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2019-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB87EngrossAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add two regular members who are certified teachers with certain experience and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school in the State; authorizing teacher members to be appointed to t...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB523IntroProhibiting a school-approved sport, club, or course of instruction from using lead ammunition in training, practice, or athletic competition.
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1366IntroRequiring the Governor to include a certain amount in the State budget to the Maryland Association of Environmental and Outdoor Education for fiscal years 2021 through 2025 to increase the number of green schools in the State; specifying the purposes...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB245EngrossEstablishing the Student Data Privacy Council to study the development and implementation of the Student Data Privacy Act of 2015 and review similar laws and best practices in other states and appropriate technologies; requiring the Council to report...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB336EngrossSpecifying that an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; authorizing the Governor to transfer funds from the Catastrophic Event Account to the Federal...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB399IntroAuthorizing 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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2019-02-15
Hearing 2/15 at 1:30 p.m. (Health and Government Operations) and Hearing 2/15 at 1:30 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB98IntroRequiring the State to continue providing a certain prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the January 1, 2019, termination of a certain State prescription drug benefit plan for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent childr...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1120IntroAuthorizing certain retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan with a spouse or dependent child to elect to have the spouse or dependent child covered under a certain State prescription drug benefit plan; authorizing certain...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB768IntroEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board as an instrumentality of the State the purpose of which is to protect State residents and certain stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products; req...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB783IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Behavioral and Mental Health in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimb...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB441IntroIncreasing, for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2020, 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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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB697IntroRepealing a certain provision of law applying certain provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act to certain health insurance coverage issued or delivered in the State by certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organ...
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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1268IntroEstablishing the Rape Kit Testing Grant Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Department of State Police to administer the Fund; requiring the Department to establish and publish procedures for the dist...
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2019-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB823IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a workgroup to develop certain professional development programs for certain staff in local health departments; providing for the composition of the workgroup; requiring the workgroup to solicit certain fe...
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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1084IntroReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, a certain human trafficking offense.
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1244IntroRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings and restrooms in places of public accommodation; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Depa...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB1096IntroRequiring that a sexual assault evidence collection kit be submitted to a forensic laboratory for analysis unless a certain requirement is met; requiring that a certain victim be given the option to consent to submission of a certain sexual assault e...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1124IntroRequiring certain units to make a certain certification regarding certain local regulations; requiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide training to certain units on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring certain uni...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB124IntroRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of certain minors to provide certain written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring owners, employees, and operators of tanning facilities to ensure that a certain notic...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB466IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to provide prescription monitoring data to authorized users, rather than the authorized administrator, of another state's prescription drug monitoring program; repealing the termination date of the P...
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2019-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1062IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day to commemorate the protected right of free press as identified in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB786IntroProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and t...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1158IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB790IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or a court to require a certain employer to pay a civil penalty equal to 10% of the amount of damages owned by the employer for violations of the Equal Pay for Equal Work Law; authorizing the Commissio...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB813IntroModifying the periods of time that persons who commit administrative per se offenses may be required to participate in the Ignition Interlock System Program; requiring a court to prohibit certain persons from operating a motor vehicle without an igni...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB855IntroRepealing provisions allowing individuals under the age of majority to marry under certain circumstances; and establishing that individuals under the age of 18 may not marry.
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB595IntroAdding bladder, kidney, or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB634IntroGAM - Home
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB671IntroProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labo...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB690IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; requiring a county board, under certain circumstances, to...
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB683IntroProhibiting the imposition of a maximum number of subscribers to a community solar energy generating system under the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; providing for an increase in the generating capacity and capacity limits to...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB695IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with a reporting agency, to conduct a comprehensive study regarding the environmental impact of certain public-private partnership projects under certain circumstances; prohibiting a reporti...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB715IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB612IntroAltering the definition of "regulated firearm" to include the previously excepted Colt AR-15 Sporter H-BAR rifle.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB428IntroAltering the policy and purpose of provisions of law governing flood control and watershed management to include establishing a grant program to assist local jurisdictions with infrastructure repairs, debris removal, and emergency protection work ass...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB481IntroReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, the crime of selling, bartering, trading, or offering to sell, barter, or trade a minor for money, property, or anything else of value.
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2019-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB468IntroProhibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventing an...
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2019-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB251IntroAuthorizing the Department of Aging to make grants to certain nonprofit organizations to expand and establish certain aging-in-place programs for seniors; establishing a requirement for an equal match for the funds requested by the nonprofit organiza...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB357IntroEstablishing that the State Superintendent of Schools may disapprove an appointment of a county superintendent of schools only if the appointee does not meet the qualifications specified for the position.
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2019-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB330IntroRequiring a certain contract of a county superintendent of schools or a certain chief executive officer, executed on or after June 1, 2020, to include a provision that if the contract is terminated, the maximum cash settlement may not exceed certain ...
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2019-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB437IntroRepealing a provision of law that authorized a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring each county board to set the sta...
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2019-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB417IntroSpecifying the content of the procedures that the Department of the Environment, in cooperation with the Maryland Department of Health, local health departments, and local environmental health directors, is required to develop for an owner or operato...
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2019-01-31
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB322IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections and local boards of elections to refer to absentee ballots as "vote-by-mail" ballots and absentee voting as "voting by mail" in all communications with voters and the general public.
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2019-01-30
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB305IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB338IntroRequiring the State to provide certain funds to counties for a certain supplement for each child in a household that receives food stamp benefits; making the provision of funding for the supplemental benefit subject to certain requirements; providing...
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2019-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB160IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant, by law, a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property used for the purposes of a public school robotics pr...
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2019-01-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB181IntroAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in electronic communication under certain circumstances with intent to induce a minor to commit suicide; prohibiting a person from...
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2019-01-23
To House Judiciary Committee
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