Maryland Delegate Edith Patterson [D]

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MDHB837EnrollAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1571EnrollProviding that the assessment of a certain fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB514EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting commercialization of research, facilitating technology transfer, and enco...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB231EnrollExpanding 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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB506EnrollExempting 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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB280EnrollAltering the requirements and procedures governing certain programs that authorize installment payments for certain motor vehicle traffic citations or judgment debts; repealing certain provisions of law governing the requirement that the Motor Vehicl...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB503EnrollRequiring 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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB521EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State seeking grants under certain federal program...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB229EngrossProhibiting the aerial application of chlorpyrifos on or after October 1, 2020; prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos in the State on or after December 31, 2020; establishing the Pesticide Transition Fund to support Maryland farmers in the transition a...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB292IntroExpanding to all counties in the State a prohibition on State agencies constructing within the nine Eastern Shore counties a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge without the consent of a majority of the affected counties.
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB404EnrollRequiring the Department of Commerce in a certain annual report on economic development programs to include information for minority business enterprises on the number of enterprises that received assistance from each economic development program and...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB487IntroRequiring that, in a county that has fixed-route public transportation service, each early voting center must be located not more than one-quarter mile from a public transportation station or stop.
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2020-03-13
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
MDHB1194EngrossProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1079EngrossRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; requiring the Maryland Departm...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB334IntroDefining "mortgage lender" to mean a person that is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; clarifying the definition of "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that the Act be construe...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB590EngrossRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB312IntroProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment; and expanding a certain undue hardship exception for employers regarding providing a cert...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB752IntroProhibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an individual's identification card or a driver's license to obtain personal information; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring any information collected from ...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB13EngrossProhibiting a person from knowingly and intentionally releasing or causing to be released, or organizing the release of, a certain balloon into the atmosphere; authorizing the Department to delegate certain enforcement authority to a certain unit, of...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB431EngrossProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured based on a homeowner's insurance claim; and prohibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from increasing t...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1098IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems on land owned by the State; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and ...
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2020-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1600IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Regional Centers for Women Veterans to analyze the resources available to women veterans in the State; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regarding ways to address identified spe...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB464IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1086IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Basic Economic Security; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Workgroup; establishing the duties of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving compensation, but auth...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1298IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a certain policy to support certain goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students, collect and track certain data, and, on or before June 1 each year, beginning in ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1173IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a meal charge policy that addresses payment for meals, unpaid meal debt, prohibition of stigmatizing action, and other issues related to the administration of school meal programs and management ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB300IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years without application of diminution of confinenment credits.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHJ7IntroSupporting 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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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1090IntroEstablishing that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances; establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes; author...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1201IntroEstablishing the Maryland Reparations Commission; providing for the composition, staffing, chair and vice chair, and terms of the members of the Commission; providing that the purpose of the Commission is to develop and administer a program for the p...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1532IntroEstablishing that the criteria for determining eligibility for the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services are the criteria in effect on a certain date, notwithstanding certain changes in federal law; and requiring the State to pr...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHJ12IntroEstablishing a commission to rename Negro Mountain; providing for the membership of the commission; and requiring the commission to provide certain information to the Governor, the General Assembly, the Maryland State Archives, the Maryland Geologica...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1168IntroRequiring each residential service agency to ensure that certain individuals receive certain training relating to dementia; requiring each residential service agency to ensure that individuals providing certain training have certain experience and ha...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1339IntroProviding 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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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB352IntroProhibiting a person from causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person's driving, operating, or controlling a motor vehicle or vessel in a criminally negligent manner; exempting certain conduct that results in a life-threate...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB747IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB912IntroAllowing certain taxpayers with federal adjusted gross income for the taxable year that is $6,000 or less to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain dependent children under certain circumstances; providing that the credit is equal to...
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2020-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB516IntroRequiring a public school student in elementary school to be provided a daily program of physical activity totaling 150 minutes each week to include physical education and developmentally appropriate, moderate-to-vigorous activity, including recess a...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB898IntroAltering the purpose of the Protective Body Armor Fund to include assistance to first responders; requiring the Treasurer to make payments out of the Fund to a first responder unit; authorizing a first responder unit to use State money only to acquir...
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2020-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB528IntroExtending the deadline for the Juvenile Services Education County Pilot Program Workgroup to submit its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly from December 1, 2019, to December 1, 2020; and extending the termination pr...
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2020-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB582IntroRepealing a certain limitation on the applicability of the Prevailing Wage Law to the construction of a public work and applying the Prevailing Wage Law to construction of a certain public work funded in whole or in part with State funds.
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2020-01-31
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB629IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to make a $100 deposit into an omnibus account for each child born or adopted in the State on or after January 1, 2022; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to administer and manage the omnibus account and to adopt certain p...
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2020-01-31
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB492IntroIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,500,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB563IntroAllowing an individual or a corporation to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for an approved lead hazard reduction project for qualifying property located in Baltimore City; providing for the calculation of the cr...
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2020-01-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB608IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2020-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
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