Maryland Senator George Edwards [R]

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MDSB868IntroAuthorizing the Division of Correction and a local correctional facility to establish, through a memorandum of understanding, a rate of reimbursement for an inmate sentenced to the Division and confined in a local correctional facility under certain ...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB852IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange and publ...
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2021-02-26
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 12:30 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB447IntroAltering the definitions of "certified historic structure" and "single-family, owner-occupied residence" to include a certain structure that is located on property that is owned by the Department of Natural Resources or one of its units and occupied ...
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2021-02-24
Second Reading Passed
MDSB678IntroExtending the deadline for the reporting requirement for the Task Force on the Economic Future of Western Maryland to October 1, 2021; and extending the termination date for the Task Force.
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2021-02-24
Second Reading Passed
MDSB712IntroProviding 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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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB622IntroAllowing a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for up to $1,000 of donations of certain disposable diapers, certain hygiene products, and certain monetary gifts made by a taxpayer during the taxable year to certain qualified charitable entities...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB618IntroIncreasing the amount of the appropriation, beginning in fiscal year 2023, that the Governor is required to include in the annual budget bill for the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000.
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB730IntroAllowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred by the individual during taxable years 2021 and 2022 under certain circumstances; providing that the cr...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB803IntroEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; prohibiting a member of the Board from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; establishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Invest...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDSB451IntroRepealing certain requirements that the Board of License Commissioners for Garrett County charge a one-time issuing fee for certain licenses; and altering the types of alcoholic beverages that a license holder may purchase from a wholesaler or a reta...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB453IntroAltering to 50 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings the size of the safety zone for archery hunters in Allegany County and Garrett County within which archery hunting may not take plac...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB676IntroAuthorizing the Garrett County Superintendent to order a virtual education day instead of closing a public school under certain circumstances; requiring the county superintendent to notify a public school principal as soon as possible after the count...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB679IntroAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Allegany County, for the 2020-2021 licensing period, to reimburse holders of certain alcoholic beverages licenses the entire amount of the annual license fee and to reimburse holders of certain other...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB677IntroProviding for the transfer of certain expired alcoholic beverages licenses by the Board of License Commissioners for Allegany County to the County Commissioners of Allegany County; requiring the Board to issue two new Class D licenses each year to th...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB713IntroProhibiting a person from willfully and maliciously destroying, injuring, or defacing a campaign sign that is on another person's property; establishing that a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $1,000, or imprisonment for not...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB731IntroEstablishing, in Allegany County and Garrett County, gift basket permits; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Allegany County to issue a gift basket permit to certain persons; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Garrett ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB838IntroRequiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity by requiring the voter to present certain proof of identity; requiring the election judge to read the voter's name aloud; requiring a voter to vote a provisional ballot if the voter is unabl...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB804IntroAltering the membership of the Board of Governors of the Garrett County Memorial Hospital; altering the terms of the members of the Board; and reducing the mandatory number of Board meetings from 10 to 6.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB869IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study and make recommendations on extending Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) rail service to western Maryland; requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to incorporate the recommendati...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB865IntroAltering the transportation services provided by an emergency service transporter for which the Maryland Department of Health is required to reimburse the emergency service transporter under certain circumstances; and altering the medical services pr...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB926IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review certain matters and make certain recommendations relating to the Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports and Events Facility; authorizing the Authority to acquire by certain means a Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB871IntroRequiring the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission, under certain circumstances, to issue a sports and event wagering license to the owner of a professional Major League Baseball (MLB) Partner League/Atlantic League team located in Washington ...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB709IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to support and incentivize advanced industry infrastructure and resources that build on the existing strengths of the Western Marylan...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB802IntroEstablishing the Maryland Innovation Initiative University Expansion Pilot Program within the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to expand opportunities for technology validation, entrepreneurial development, and industry engagement at Frost...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB867IntroProhibiting a person, with certain motivation, from willfully intimidating, harassing, or terrorizing another person, causing certain damage to certain property of another person without permission, or causing death or serious bodily harm to another ...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1EngrossRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2021-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB309EngrossAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a handgun per...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB619IntroRepealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB620IntroAltering, under certain circumstances, certain service requirements for a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain volunteer fire, rescue, or emergency medical services members; and applying the Act to taxable years beginnin...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB549IntroAuthorizing certain biomass systems primarily fueled with qualifying biomass other than animal manure to be eligible for renewable energy credits; and altering the definition of "thermal biomass system".
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB621IntroClarifying 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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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB577IntroEstablishing the Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment and expansion of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to award certain financial assistanc...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB560IntroClassifying the theft of a handgun as a felony; and establishing a penalty for theft of a handgun, for a first conviction, 2 to 5 years of imprisonment and a fine of up to $1,000 or both, and for a second or subsequent conviction, imprisonment for 5 ...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB450IntroExtending the termination date applicable to certain provisions relating to the purpose, use, and funding of the State Lakes Protection and Restoration Fund from June 30, 2022, to June 30, 2027.
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2021-01-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB448IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; and requiring the State Depar...
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2021-01-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB452IntroAltering 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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2021-01-20
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB4IntroProhibiting an official or employee from retaliating against an individual for reporting or participating in an investigation of a violation of the Maryland Public Ethics Law.
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2021-01-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB27IntroClarifying 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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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB108IntroAltering the definition of "crime of violence" to remove an exception for the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain offense of possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance.
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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