Maryland Senator Douglas Peters [D]

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MDSB227PassSpecifying that, if a petitioner or person eligible for relief files a certain motion to extend the term of a final peace order or final protective order during the term of the order and a hearing on the motion is not held before the order's origina...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 135
MDSB225PassRequiring all units in the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches of State government, including all units with independent personnel systems, to provide certain reasonable accommodations for an employee with certain limitations caused or cont...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 234
MDSB121PassProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for materials, parts, and equipment used to repair, maintain, or upgrade aircraft or the avionics systems of aircraft if the materials, parts, or equipment are installed on the aircraft; requiring the...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 638
MDSB326PassRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 273
MDSB489PassClarifying that a reemployed retiree of the Employees' and Teachers' Retirement System or the Employees' and Teachers' Pension System is subject to a certain reduction in their retirement allowance if the retiree's compensation is derived from certai...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 561
MDSB390PassProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 552
MDSB531PassDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle including braids, twists, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 474
MDSB280PassAltering the application requirements for a service member, veteran, or military spouse to apply for an occupational or professional license from a unit in the Maryland Department of Labor to require submission of proof that the applicant has held a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 177
MDSB391PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 225
MDSB530PassExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 117
MDSB639PassRequiring the pay scale for certain physician positions in a certain facility to be the same as the pay scale for certain psychiatrist positions; requiring certain nursing positions to receive a certain upward adjustment in their pay scales when ther...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 572
MDSB420PassProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021 the use of Class B fire- fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; providing that this Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distributio...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 277
MDSB397PassProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain sales of certain qualified data center personal property for use at certain qualified data centers under certain circumstances; requiring an individual or a corporation to apply to the Dep...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 640
MDSB417PassAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the dwelling house of disabled veterans with a service-connected disability rating ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 630
MDSJ1EnrollSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Joint Resolution 1
MDSB523PassAltering the tax imposed on certain pass-through entities; requiring each pass-through entity to pay the tax imposed with respect to certain shares of certain nonresident and nonresident entity members of the pass-through entity; authorizing a pass-t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 641
MDSB341PassAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 24
MDSB282PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 181
MDSB458PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 227
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the grants life cycle, including the creation of certain materials f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDSB987PassRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, subje...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 590
MDSB878PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining "e...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 623
MDSB843PassProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for the sale of certain materials, equipment, and supplies to a certain licensed caterer if, under certain circumstances, the materials, equipment, and supplies will be used by the caterer to perform ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 644
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDSB1028PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution authorizing the General Assembly to increase or add Executive Department items in the budget bill, provided that the total of the appropriation for the Executive Department approved by the General A...
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2020-05-08
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 645
MDSB700PassExpanding eligibility for a certain credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax to include certain active duty, retired, or honorably discharged members of the armed forces of the United States and certain surviving spo...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 642
MDSB606PassAltering the basis on which a person is prohibited from taking certain actions against a certain person or group, to include certain actions motivated either in whole or in substantial part by another person's or group's race, color, religious belief...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 368
MDSB442PassProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; altering, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023, the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minori...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
MDSB1081PassAmending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the deadline for certain grantees to present certain evidence that a matching fund will be presented; extendi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 595
MDSB693PassRequiring that the pay rate for employees who are not receiving a forensic pay premium at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least a two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 576
MDSB452VetoRequiring the Governor to provide sufficient funds in the budget to ensure that the value of temporary cash assistance, combined with federal food stamps, is equal to at least 61% of the State minimum living level beginning in fiscal year 2021 and fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB493VetoIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,150,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB524VetoProhibiting a public library from charging a fine for overdue library materials on a minor's library materials; prohibiting a public library from charging a fee for a minor's overdue library materials until 21 days after the date the materials were d...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB465VetoExtending and altering through fiscal year 2026 the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an amount that when combined with the amount estimated to be distributed to the E-Nnovation Initi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB313IntroProhibiting a store from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect at least 10 cents for each durable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing a store to retain al...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ready) Adopted
MDSB646EngrossAltering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; altering a certain exception to the prohibition; establishing certain exceptions to the prohibition; p...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB128EngrossRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB303EngrossRepealing the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of a certain credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on a dwelling owned by a public safety officer; repealing a certain limitation on the amount of the ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB325EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal a certain prohibition on the authority of the General Assembly to authorize additional forms or the expansion of commercial gaming; repealing the authority of the General Assembly to autho...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB490EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Human Services identify eligible youth services bureaus and estimate the amount of State funds to allocate to each youth services bureau; requiring the Governor to include at least $1,800,000 in the annu...
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2020-03-16
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB488EngrossIncreasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax to $20,000 for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old; increasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB448EngrossAuthorizing certain vendors who are qualified job training organizations to claim a credit for the expense of collecting and paying the sales and use tax; prohibiting, for any calendar year, the total amount of credits a vendor may claim from exceedi...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB84EngrossSpecifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB393EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Appellate Court of Maryland, to change the name of a Judg...
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2020-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB287EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility operated by a certain eligible organization; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2022 through 2027, to...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB487IntroAuthorizing certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System to receive credit for certain military service even if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB532EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Veteran-Owned Small Business Enterprise Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding opportunities for vet...
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2020-03-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1033IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Feasibility of a Bowie State University Law School; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authori...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB318IntroExempting a spouse or financially dependent child of an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces who uses GI benefits of the veteran from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State, subje...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB392IntroLimiting, to between 6 a.m. and midnight, the hours during which a certain person in possession of a vehicle that has been towed or removed from a parking lot is required to provide an opportunity for the vehicle owner or the owner's agent to retake ...
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2020-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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