Maryland Senator George Edwards [R]

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MDSB272IntroAltering a certain provision of law to require the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services to require an individual to pass a polygraph examination or extensive background check, or both, rather than just a polygraph examination, before ...
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2019-02-21
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB113IntroAltering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow any method of payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-02-20
Special Order until 2/21 (Senator McCray) Adopted
MDSB163IntroProhibiting an individual from committing a certain drunk or drugged driving offense if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making a violation of the Act a felony; establishing a penalty ...
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2019-02-20
Second Reading Passed
MDSB217IntroAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-02-20
Second Reading Passed
MDSB996IntroProviding that July 27 each year is Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day in recognition of the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans.
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2019-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB216IntroIncreasing the maximum hotel rental tax rate that Garrett County may impose from 6% to 8%; and altering the distribution of hotel rental tax revenue in Garrett County.
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2019-02-19
Second Reading Passed
MDSB265IntroRepealing the termination of a certain subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for income from the discharge of indebtedness related to costs incurred with respect to a principal residence; etc.
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2019-02-19
Second Reading Passed
MDSB503IntroRepealing limitations and exceptions for certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System receiving credit for military service if the member receives military service credit in another retirement system.
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB981IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a c...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB963IntroRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a public record of the Workers' Compensation Commission that contains personal information of an individual other than by an attorney of a party to a workers' compensation claim; requ...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB152EngrossAuthorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a charge of animal cruelty under the Act, as a condition of sentencing, to participate in and pay for psychological counseling and to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable ...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB162EngrossClassifying a certain offense of human trafficking as a crime of violence under certain provisions of law.
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB215EngrossAltering the length of time a school vehicle may be operated in Allegany County and Garrett County from 12 years to 15 years, unless it fails to meet the applicable school bus and motor vehicle safety standards.
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2019-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2019, are not eligible for parole consideration until having served 25 years without application of diminution of confinement credits; requi...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB875IntroPhasing out, over 2 taxable years, a certain limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be included in a certain subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax.
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB214EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of Allegany County and of a municipal corporation in Allegany County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on property owned by the Cumberland Economic ...
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2019-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB884IntroRequiring a Baltimore City school police officer and a school resource officer to carry a firearm while present on the premises of the school to which the officer is assigned.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB420IntroRequiring certain physicians, hospitals, facilities, and institutions to report certain abortions to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring that the report be made on a certain form, be transmitted annually to the Vital Statistics Administratio...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB496IntroRepealing the termination of the Payroll Recovery Act of 2017, which requires the Central Payroll Bureau of the Office of the State Comptroller to administer the payroll of certain employees of the State and employees of certain universities and coll...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB556IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB727IntroEstablishing the Professional and Volunteer Firefighter Innovative Cancer Screening Technologies Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; authorizing the Department to adopt certain regulations; providing for th...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB665IntroClarifying that, for purposes of provisions of law concerning health insurance, a chamber of commerce may be considered an association; repealing certain provisions of law that apply certain provisions of law governing small group market plans to hea...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB850IntroExempting from the sales and use tax certain sales of qualified computer technology for use at a qualified data center under certain circumstances; requiring an individual or a corporation to apply for a certain certificate of eligibility in order to...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB133EngrossRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-02-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB852IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to establish the period of time during which each unit must approve or disapprove an application for an expedited temporary license for certain applicants; requiring certain units to approv...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB508IntroEstablishing the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants and to conduct certain activities to promote the creation and development of Maryland breweries, visits to Maryland breweries, and the production and ...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB879IntroRequiring public schools to devote a part of the day to appropriate exercises that relate to Black History Month, with an emphasis on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and the contributions they made in the fight against slavery; etc.
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
MDSB522IntroAltering the membership of the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council; repealing certain duties of the Council and requiring the Council to update a certain plan, examine the needs of certain individuals and identify meth...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB115IntroClarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB142IntroDesignating the long-tailed salamander as the State amphibian.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB397IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day to commemorate the protected right of free press as identified in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB437IntroRepealing the alteration of the distribution of proceeds from video lottery terminals at a facility in Allegany County after 10 years of operations at the facility.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB478IntroIncreasing from 50% to 100% a certain property tax credit that the governing body of a county or municipal corporation is required to grant against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on vehicles valued as stock in business begin...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB853IntroAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB650IntroAltering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; altering the amount of the credit from a one-time $500 credit to a maximum of $25...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB678IntroAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB663IntroAuthorizing the Department of Commerce and the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide financial assistance under certain programs for business and revitalization projects in certain opportunity zones under certain circumstances; a...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB664IntroAuthorizing, in Allegany County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Garrett County, and Washington County, a certain law enforcement unit to sell, exchange, or transfer certain forfeited firearms to a federally licensed firearms dealer under certain c...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB666IntroRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to establish a certain process for certifying an individual who completes a police training program in another state or military police academy.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB507IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain percentage of an investment made in a qualified innovation business, not to exceed $50,000, or $100,000 for a qualified investor that is a pass-through entity or a married couple filing joi...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB160IntroAdding bladder, kidney or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB547IntroAltering terms related to the authority to sell draft beer in Garrett County; altering a hearing requirement for the issuance of a certain license in Garrett County; authorizing certain license holders to cater functions on their premises; repealing ...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB544IntroProhibiting a county board of education from establishing a no-zero grading policy.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB667IntroEstablishing the Class C (on-sale) beer and wine Arts and Entertainment District license in Allegany County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license to a for-profit festival promoter; establishing certain privileges for th...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB744IntroEstablishing the Commission on the Development of a Blueprint for Solar Energy in Maryland; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to develop a certain blueprint to guide units of State and loca...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB681IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB608IntroEstablishing the Maryland Food for Maryland Institutions Task Force to investigate and study ways to increase the procurement of locally grown foods in State contracts and to promote participation by Maryland farmers in the process; providing for the...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB118IntroEstablishing that the Secretary of State Police is not required to submit certain fingerprints with a certain application for a criminal history records check if the applicant's fingerprints are already on file with the Department of State Police.
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2019-02-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB369IntroEstablishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analy...
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2019-02-04
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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