Maryland Delegate Diana Fennell [D]

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MDHB294PassAltering a specified definition of "convicted of a disqualifying crime" to include a case in which a person received probation before judgment for assault in the second degree if the crime was a specified domestically related crime.
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
MDHB425PassProhibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days und...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 844
MDHB467PassRequiring a contractor or subcontractor awarded a specified contract for a specified construction project that receives specified funding from the State capital budget to be affiliated with, and to use apprentices from, an apprenticeship program that...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 782
MDHB602PassAuthorizing, on or after January 1, 2018, the administration of specified antimicrobial drugs to cattle, swine, or poultry if, in the professional judgment of a licensed veterinarian, the administration is necessary for specified purposes; prohibitin...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 787
MDHB631PassProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to incr...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
MDHB1144PassRequiring the Central Payroll Bureau of the Office of the State Comptroller to establish regular pay periods and pay each employee at least once every 2 weeks or twice a month; requiring each appointing authority to calculate and report specified pay...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
MDHB523PassRequiring a person to have an appropriate license whenever the person acts in the State as an electronic nicotine delivery systems manufacturer, retailer, vape shop vendor, wholesaler distributor, or wholesaler importer; providing for specified appli...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 814
MDHB1283PassAltering a specified provision of law authorizing a holder of a Class 5 brewery license to serve specified samples of beer at no charge to individuals who have attained the legal drinking age and are on a tour of the brewery or are attending a specif...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 813
MDHB324VetoProviding 7 days, not to exceed 56 hours, of personal leave to each employee in the State Personnel Management System, except a temporary employee, during each calendar year that is a leap year.
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB83PassAltering a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for specified income of specified individuals resulting from the discharge of student loan indebtedness by repealing a requirement that the discharge must be due to total and permanent...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDHB493PassRequiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to provide information on the Maryland Insurance Administration's Web site describing specified factors and a specified process relating to premium rates for policies or contracts of long-term care insura...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 672
MDHB601PassAltering the programs to be funded by the Universal Service Trust Fund; requiring the Secretary of Information Technology to certify the cost of the programs to be paid by the Universal Service Trust Fund; requiring the Public Service Commission to d...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 673
MDHB1145PassProhibiting a public school employer from taking or refusing to take specified personnel actions as a reprisal against public school employees who disclose specified behavior; providing that specified protections under the Act apply only if specified...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 730
MDHB1270PassProviding that specified fees and charges permitted to be imposed on a consumer borrower under an unsecured open end credit plan, when combined with any interest charged under the plan, may not exceed an effective rate of 33% per annum simple interes...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 724
MDHB1433PassRepealing a requirement that a county or municipal corporation that receives an overpayment of local income tax revenue reimburse the Local Reserve Account; repealing a requirement that the Comptroller withhold the amount specified counties or munici...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 698
MDHB1VetoRequiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide employees with earned sick and safe leave that is paid at the same wage rate as the employee normally earns; requiring employers with 14 or fewer employees to provide unpaid earned sick and saf...
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2017-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1169PassEstablishing the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on ways Western Maryland counties, Southern Maryland counties, Eastern Shore counties, and Frederick,...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 620
MDHB373PassAltering the definition of "qualified Maryland biotechnology company" to extend a specified period of time from a specified date that an active business may claim the biotechnology tax credit; altering the definition of "biotechnology company" to inc...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB300PassSpecifying that a jackpot won at a video lottery terminal that is not claimed by the winner within 182 days after the jackpot is won shall become the property of the State and be distributed in a specified manner.
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDHB773PassRequiring the Power Plant Research Program to conduct a study of regulatory reforms and market incentives that may be necessary or beneficial to increase the use of energy storage devices in the State; requiring the Program to consult with specified ...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDHB233PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose a medical record without specified authorization to a guardian ad litem appointed by a court to protect specified interests of a minor or a disabled or elderly individual who is a specified victim, for a s...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 166
MDHB285PassRequiring that specified members of the board of directors of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; requiring one regular member of the board of directors of the Commission ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB255PassRequiring a specified health care provider to provide a victim of sexual assault with written information describing the laws and policies governing the testing, preservation, and disposal of a sexual assault evidence collection kit; requiring a hosp...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 159
MDHB429PassEstablishing that evidence of physical resistance by a victim is not required to prove that a sexual crime was committed; establishing that a specified provision of the Act may not be construed to affect the admissibility of evidence of actual physic...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
MDHB861PassEstablishing requirements for naming of the defendants in an action to foreclose the right of redemption on property sold at a tax sale; and establishing requirements for filing a specified affidavit in an action to foreclose the right of redemption ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB1261PassRepealing specified criminal penalties for violations of the barbering law; etc.
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
MDHB100PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under specified circumstances for specified retirement income attributable to a resident's employment as a law enforcement officer or the individual's service as fire, rescue, or emer...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB159EngrossAltering a specified exception relating to law enforcement officers to the prohibition on carrying specified weapons on public school property; prohibiting the carrying or possession of specified firearms on the property of public institutions of hig...
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2017-04-10
Senators Smith, Brochin, and Norman
MDHB228IntroAuthorizing a provider of water or sewerage system service to temporarily shut off service for reasons of health or safety or in a State or national emergency; requiring a provider to mail a specified notice when temporarily shutting off service; pro...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB286EngrossRequiring county boards of education, beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, to report information on the provision of specialized intervention services to the State Department of Education and the General Assembly by July 30 each year; requiring th...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB428EngrossAuthorizing a court, under specified circumstances, to terminate the parental rights of an individual convicted of or found to have committed an act of nonconsensual sexual conduct against the other parent that resulted in the conception of a child; ...
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2017-04-10
Senators Smith, Zirkin, and Hough
MDHB1166IntroLimiting the circumstances under which a credit services business is prohibited from charging or receiving any money or other valuable consideration prior to full and complete performance of the services that the credit services business has agreed t...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1295IntroEstablishing a Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program; establishing the purpose of the Program; providing that the Program is part of the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund; providing for the administration and develo...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1494EngrossRequiring an agreement to accept payment for the premium charged for a bail bond in installments to be in a form approved by the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; prohibiting the agreement from including a confessed judgment clause that waives a consu...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1305IntroRequiring to be paid for the 6-month period beginning July 1, 2017, a minimum wage of $9.25 per hour, for the 18-month period beginning January 1, 2018, a minimum wage of $10.10 per hour, and beginning July 1, 2019, a minimum wage of $12.50 per hour.
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1443EngrossRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct wide-ranging specified outreach to small, minority, and women business owners and entrepreneurs that may have an interest in applying for specified medical cannabis-related licen...
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2017-04-10
Motion vote previous question (Delegate B. Barnes) Adopted (84-51)
MDHB1588IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of St. Ann's Center for Children, Youth and Families for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation,...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1510IntroRequiring a prospective bidder or offeror when submitting a bid or offer for a public work contract to submit to the public body a specified contractor safety and health plan and a specified attestation; requiring a contractor safety and health plan ...
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2017-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1143EngrossAltering the information that employers are required to give employees within 30 days after the first date of employment; and requiring employers to provide employees with an explanation of how wages were calculated.
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2017-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB899EngrossRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to develop standards for the periodic psychological assessment of all law enforcement officers, if determined by the Commission to be appropriate.
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2017-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1083PassEstablishing the Family Planning Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to ensure the continuity of family planning services in the State; requiring the Program to provide family planning services to specified individuals through spec...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28
MDHB1325PassProhibiting a person from engaging in the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of oil or natural gas in the State; repealing a provision of law that requires the Department of the Environment to adopt specified regulations...
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2017-04-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB1307IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive specified rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracting service in the St...
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2017-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB909EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to specified health care programs and to provide recommendations for State and local action to protect ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB338EngrossExcluding the cash value of qualified retirement savings plans or individual retirement accounts from the definition of "assets" for purposes of specified renters' property tax relief; and applying the Act to all calendar years beginning after Decemb...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1503EngrossRequiring a law enforcement agency to report at a specified interval to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention on specified policies and procedures related to use of force de-escalation training for its law enforcement officers; requir...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB506EngrossProviding that specified noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as bei...
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2017-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB398EngrossProhibiting employers that employ 15 or more employees from seeking salary history information for an employee by specified methods and screening an applicant for employment based on the applicant's salary history by taking specified actions; specify...
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2017-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1422EngrossEstablishing an income tax checkoff for voluntary contributions to the Maryland Veterans Trust Fund; requiring the Comptroller to include a checkoff on the individual income tax return; requiring the Comptroller to collect and account for contributio...
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2017-03-23
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB181EngrossRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to include guidelines for the use of electronic control devices in a specified set of best practices and standards for use of force.
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2017-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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