Maryland Delegate Edith Patterson [D]

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MDHB1380PassDefining "honorable discharge" with respect to any State program of benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to a veteran to include certain discharge that is less than honorable; requiring a veteran to submit to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs d...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDHB775PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to be used only for pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations to implement a pediatric cancer research grant program; requiring the Gov...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB1187PassAltering the amount of income tax revenue from corporations that is distributed to a certain fund each year; and altering, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB1188PassRenaming the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to be the Statewide Steering Committee on Sickle Cell Disease; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish and implement a system of providing info...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 279
MDHB1186PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to determine the amount and duration of a certain tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the d...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 267
MDHB268PassAltering eligibility for exemptions from the personal property tax for personal property of a home business or personal property with a total original cost below $20,000; and prohibiting the State Department of Assessments and Taxation from collectin...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 327
MDHB325PassReducing the number of days from 45 to 37 following receipt of an invoice after which interest begins to accrue on certain unpaid procurement contract amounts; requiring the Department of Legislative Services to submit a certain report to the General...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
MDHB581PassEstablishing certain confidentiality requirements for peer support counseling programs for fire, rescue, or emergency medical services entities; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration, in consultation with the Maryland Institute for Emerg...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151
MDHB252PassEstablishing the Maryland Earned Income Tax Credit Assistance Program for Low-Income Families to identify residents who are eligible to claim the credit but have failed to do so; requiring the Comptroller, for a taxable year beginning after December ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 110
MDHB277PassEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and support for military-connected students and their families when, as a result of military service, a military-connected student transfers schools...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB279PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
MDHB578PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to adopt a certain reporting system, analyze patterns of prescribing medications in the State, conduct outreach, and identify certain barriers related to prescribing medications to treat an opioid use disor...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 83
MDHB1444PassAltering the termination date of certain provisions of law that allow a credit against the State income tax for a certain amount of donations to certain permanent endowment funds at certain institutions of higher education.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 77
MDHB850Enroll

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB663Enroll

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Increasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB547Engross

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Requiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including developing, purchasing, and providing digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a local school s...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1255PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31
MDHB1349Enroll

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Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation to provide a certain bonus to certain public school employees in fiscal year 2024; and requiring the State Department of Education to collect data from each county board of ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB324Enroll

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Requiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB270Enroll

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Requiring an innkeeper to establish and maintain a computerized record-keeping system for guest transactions and receipts; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services and the Maryland Department of Labor to approve...
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2022-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB492PassExempting the sale of oral hygiene products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 11
MDHB288PassExempting the sale of baby bottles, baby bottle nipples, and infant car seats from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 9
MDHB364PassExempting the sale of certain thermometers, pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, and respirators from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 12
MDHB1151PassExempting certain diabetic care products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB282PassExempting the sale of diapers, diaper rash cream, and baby wipes from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 8
MDHB1468PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for individuals who are at least 55 years old for the first $15,000 of income from a certain employee retirement system that is attributable to the individual's employment as a public ...
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 3
MDHB1482Enroll

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Requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in eligible accounts to determine the extent to which these funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Trustees...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB1121Engross

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to develop a voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure envelope; and requiring the Administration to make the voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure envelope available to any individual ...
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2022-03-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB361Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2024, ...
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2022-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB985Engross

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Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half credit course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content in every public high school in the co...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1402Intro

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Altering the statute of limitations for prosecuting a certain sexual offense if the offense is committed by a health care practitioner; and requiring health care practitioners who suspect or have reason to believe that a patient is being sexually abu...
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2022-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1486PassProviding that, for the 30-day period beginning on the effective date of the Act, certain motor fuel taxes that would otherwise be imposed do not apply; requiring the Comptroller to pay a refund advance of motor fuel tax to qualifying retailers under...
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2022-03-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 1
MDHB745Engross

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Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct a risk-limiting audit after each statewide election; authorizing, rather than requiring, the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, ...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB764Engross

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Requiring the Department of Human Services and local departments of social services, immediately after a discovery that a child in an out-of-home placement is missing, to report to local law enforcement agencies any information the Department or a lo...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1377Intro

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Establishing the Childhood Exposure to Violence Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness and prevention campaign relating to the health and social impacts of children exposed to violence; and requiring the Workgroup to report...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1260Intro

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Authorizing certain members and former 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; and prohibiting an individual f...
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2022-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1472Intro

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Increasing, from $7,000 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain qualifying volunteer fire, rescue, and emergency medical services members beginning in tax year 2023.
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2022-03-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1442Intro

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Authorizing the expungement of certain arrest warrants under certain circumstances; altering the waiting periods for applying for expungement of certain records; altering the convictions for which an individual may seek expungement; and prohibiting c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1231Intro

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Establishing and providing for the administration of and funding for the Student Health Professional Retention Program; defining "student health professional" as a person who is licensed to provide services to students in a public prekindergarten or ...
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1192Intro

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Requiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and certain experts and stakeholders, to conduct studies on individuals who provide medical services in emergency departments and their knowledge of...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1185Intro

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Requiring a physician or an advanced practice nurse, except under certain circumstances, to refer certain minor patients who the physician or advanced practice nurse knows to have sickle cell disease to a hematologist who specializes in sickle cell d...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB352Intro

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Establishing the American Studies and Social Equity Standards Advisory Board; requiring that at least 80% of the Board's members reflect the geographic diversity of the State and have a background in advocacy for certain ethnic and social groups; req...
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2022-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB548Intro

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim July 1 as Montford Point Marines Commemoration Day.
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2022-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1251Intro

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Prohibiting the Department of Veterans Affairs from charging the cost for opening and closing the burial plot when burying a spouse or dependent of a veteran at a State veterans' cemetery.
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1195Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an equity court is authorized to grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child to include if the child's parent is deceased or the petition for visitation rights was filed after an action for divorce, annu...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1246Intro

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Providing that certain reports of child abuse and neglect are not confidential.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1257Intro

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Authorizing the Director of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to issue certain fraternal organizations a license for not more than five instant ticket lottery machines; providing that proceeds from instant ticket lottery machine sales by a ...
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2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB720Intro

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Requiring a real estate broker or an escrow agent, if a purchaser terminates a certain transaction under certain circumstances, to distribute trust money to the purchaser within 30 days after a certain written notice of the termination is sent; requi...
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2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB594Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Reparations Commission to develop and administer a program to provide compensatory benefits to the descendants of individuals enslaved in the State; providing that any individual whose ancestors were enslaved in the State is...
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2022-02-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB698Intro

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Increasing the State minimum wage rates in effect for certain periods of time; and repealing the authority of the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the State minimum wage rate.
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2022-02-03
To House Economic Matters Committee
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