Maryland Senator Douglas Peters [D]

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MDSB821PassEstablishing the Community Development Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development; establishing the Community Development Board in the Program; establishing the Community Development Fund to provide financial assistance to communi...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 802
MDSB1206PassRequiring the Governor to include in the annual State budget, for fiscal years 2020 through 2023, an appropriation of $500,000 from the Transportation Trust Fund for the operation of the replica sailing vessel known as the Pride of Baltimore II; requ...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 854
MDSB572VetoAuthorizing employees on a public work contract to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and the amounts received by the employees; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does no...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; providing that appeals fr...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB740VetoRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; authorizing a nonpublic school that participates in the federal School Breakfast Program or the National S...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB138VetoRequiring the Governor to include the State as a member of the U.S. Climate Alliance on or before July 1, 2018; prohibiting the Governor from withdrawing the State from the U.S. Climate Alliance unless the General Assembly enacts a law approving the ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB184PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 575
MDSB271PassRequiring, except under certain circumstances, certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for certain fertilit...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 716
MDSB286PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, on or before January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide individuals with disabilities with certain nonvisual access so the individu...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 632
MDSB464PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Transportation, to submit to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Appropriations Committee by January 1, 2020, a report outlining a c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 690
MDSB647PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim an increased credit; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking eff...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 611
MDSB704PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to include psychiatrists who are providing Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to certain Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients in the types of providers eligible to receive ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 691
MDSB999PassAltering an exemption from recordation tax to include certain transactions of an original mortgagor; altering the definitions of "business entity", "owner", and "ownership interest" for purposes of provisions of law exempting from the recordation tax...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 594
MDSB996PassAltering a subtraction modification under the State income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old from $10,000 to $15,000; providing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under cert...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 573
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDSB989PassDefining "Tier 1 county" as a county exceeding certain unemployment rates and with less than or equal to 75% of the median State income during certain periods; repealing a certain start-up tax credit under the One Maryland Economic Development Tax Cr...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 583
MDSB1010PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 739
MDSB978PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 695
MDSB1001PassAltering the entities for which the State Department of Assessments and Taxation is required to waive a certain filing fee; designating the Maryland Small Business Retirement Savings Board as a body politic and corporate and an instrumentality of the...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 596
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDSB1154PassAltering the definition of "film production activity" to include each season of a television series; excluding certain activities from eligibility for the film production tax credit program; authorizing a Maryland small or independent film entity to ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 595
MDSB1202PassEstablishing the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship Program; establishing eligibility criteria for the scholarship that requires an individual to be a member of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, a certain minority student, and...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 597
MDSB318PassAltering the determination of the amount of the standard deduction allowed for an individual under the Maryland income tax; altering the minimum and maximum limitation amounts of certain standard deductions allowed under the Maryland income tax for c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 577
MDSB299PassIncluding certain individuals employed by the Department of Juvenile Services and the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services in the membership of the Correctional Officers' Retirement System; requiring a certain transfer and combinatio...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 579
MDSB595PassEstablishing the Community College Facilities Renewal Grant Program to provide State funds to community colleges for improvements, repairs, and deferred maintenance projects; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Progra...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 688
MDSB350PassRequiring the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University to convene a task force to foster reconciliation and inclusionary justice and work toward achieving racial equity by taking certain actions; requiring the task force to include cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB373PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 556
MDSB379PassRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget a certain appropriation to the Child Care Subsidy Program each fiscal year; requiring the Governor to appropriate, from all fund sources, funds in the State budget to increase the Child Care Subsi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 564
MDSB386PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to initiate an investigation of certain nursing home complaints alleging actual harm within 10 business days after receiving the complaint; requiring the Department to make every effort to investigate withi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 454
MDSB474PassRequiring each local ethics commission or appropriate entity to meet at least one time each year; and requiring each local ethics commission or appropriate entity to submit to the local governing body a report on the administration of the local publi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 457
MDSB491PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 426
MDSB550PassProviding that certain money in the Maryland Prepaid College Trust may not be considered money of or be commingled with the Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan or the Maryland ABLE program; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to allow the tra...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 391
MDSB578PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 424
MDSB607PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDSB728PassProhibiting a person from selling a battery operated smoke alarm in the State for a certain purpose on or after October 1, 2018, unless the smoke alarm is a sealed, tamper resistant unit incorporating a silence/hush button and using one or more long-...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 484
MDSB818PassAuthorizing certain schools to remain eligible to participate in the Maryland Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program under certain circumstances; requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of $7,550,000 for the Program in the an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 562
MDSB1252PassCorrecting certain requirements pertaining to a certain earnings limitation to certain retirees of the Employees' and Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems; exempting certain retirees from a certain earnings limitation under certain circumstances;...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 469
MDSB1259PassNaming a certain plaza of the Mary E.W. Risteau District Courts and Multi-Service Center in Harford County to be the H. Wayne Norman, Jr. Memorial Plaza; providing for certain funding for the implementation of the Act; and requiring a certain adminis...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDSB1122PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 357
MDSB933PassRequiring the Maryland 529 Board to develop an application form for a certain State contribution program that includes certain information; requiring the Governor to provide appropriations of $5,000,000 in fiscal year 2018 and $3,000,000 in fiscal ye...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 419
MDSB764PassAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for certain fiscal years; and extending a certain termination provision by 2 years.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 472
MDSB277PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
MDSB281PassAltering the membership of the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to include the State Administrator of Elections or the State Administrator's designee.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151
MDSB341PassAdding 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 180
MDSB383PassProviding that a certain applicant or licensee is subject to a certain minority business participation goal established by the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs; requiring a certain certification agency, ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 336
MDSB381PassProviding for certain calendar years the authorization to use certain Purse Dedication Account funds generated from video lottery proceeds for operating loss assistance by the Ocean Downs Race Course and Rosecroft Raceway to support a minimum of 40 a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 334
MDSB516PassAltering 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 331
MDSB598PassRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255
MDSB675PassRequiring 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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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
MDSB626PassRepealing the requirement that the surviving spouse of a deceased disabled veteran be at least 65 years old to qualify for a certain exemption to vehicle registration fees.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
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