Maryland Senator George Edwards [R]

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MDSB415PassEstablishing a barbershop and beauty salon beer and wine license in Garrett County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Garrett County to issue the license to a holder of a certain barbershop or beauty salon permit; and altering the ma...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 767
MDSB448PassAltering the calculation of certain funding for certain regional resource centers and each county public library system for certain fiscal years; and requiring, beginning January 1, 2024, each public library to offer at least one type of service alon...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 497
MDSB9PassRequiring the certification agency designated by the Board of Public Works to study and report recommendations for streamlining the process for certification of minority business enterprises; requiring the certification agency to submit the findings ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 514
MDSB847PassProviding for a certain adjustment to the State share percentage for a county library capital project if a county's median household income is in the bottom quartile in the State and the State share percentage for a county library capital project is ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 363
MDSB409PassExtending the dates used to determine the eligibility of members of the State Retirement and Pension System for COVID-19-related death benefits.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 355
MDSB59PassRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to waive certain civil penalties assessed for certain toll violations under certain circumstances; and requiring the Authority to reimburse certain civil penalties paid in error and notify certain indiv...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
MDSB636PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop plans to reduce the waitlist or registry for certain waiver programs by 50% beginning in fiscal year 2024.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 464
MDSB394PassAuthorizing certain emergency medical services providers to offer opioid overdose reversal drugs approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration to individuals who received treatment for a nonfatal drug overdose or were evaluated by a crisis eva...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 239
MDSB473PassAltering the minimum threshold for a qualified donation or pledge made to a research endowment of a nonprofit institution of higher education for purposes of the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program if the nonprofit institution of higher education...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 249
MDSB453PassEstablishing the Maryland Makerspace Initiative Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to partner with a certain entity to provide tec...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 322
MDSB536PassExpanding eligibility for the credit against the State income tax for certain film production activities to include certain digital animation projects; defining "digital animation project" as the creation, development, and production of computer-gene...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 323
MDSJ11Enroll

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Stating that the State of Maryland stands in solidarity with the government and people of Ukraine as they resist the unprovoked invasion of their territory by the Russian Federation.
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2022-05-12
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 7
MDSB1005PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in certain eligible accounts to determine the extent to which funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Truste...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
MDSB51PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to provide grants to certain eligible persons, institutions, and organizations to conduct pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; and requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDSB597PassAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions within the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Dep...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDSB391PassEstablishing the purpose of the More Jobs for Marylanders Program; altering the circumstances under which and the period of time for which the Department of Commerce may provide a qualified business entity a certificate certifying that an eligible pr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 136
MDSB978PassAuthorizing the County Commissioners of Garrett County and the Board of Governors of the Garrett County Memorial Hospital to lease the hospital or certain portions of the hospital under certain circumstances; and providing for alterations to the Boar...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
MDSB585PassAltering a certain definition of "absconding" as it relates to parole and probation, to include leaving an inpatient residential treatment facility in which an individual was placed under court order for drug or alcohol treatment without the permissi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDSB402PassExempting retirees of the Employees' Retirement and Pension Systems from a reemployment earnings limitation for up to 3 years when the individual was previously employed by the State of Maryland and is rehired by the Maryland Department of Health or ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 58
MDSB474PassEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; establishing the Senator George C. Edwards Fund to provide grant or loan funding to capital infrastructure and business development projects that improve the economic conditions in t...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 63
MDSB109PassExempting a vehicle owned by a member of the military on active duty or who returns to the State from active duty from the vehicle excise tax under certain circumstances.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 70
MDSB665PassAuthorizing an eligible sponsor organization providing recreational opportunities with grant funding from the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund to provide at no cost an angler's license and trout stamps, a Chesapeake Bay and coastal sport fishing lice...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDSB726Engross

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Altering the amount of income tax revenue from corporations that is distributed to a certain fund each year; and altering, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2022-04-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB811Engross

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Requiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack; authorizing the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration to pr...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (115-15)
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDSB416Engross

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Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB629Engross

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Requiring the Judiciary to collect certain data pertaining to a warrant of restitution or a writ of possession issued in accordance with a certain judgment for possession of residential property; requiring the Judiciary to share eviction data with th...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB405PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for individuals who are at least 55 years of age for certain retirement income attributable to the individual's employment as a public safety employee; providing that retirement income...
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 4
MDSB130Engross

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Increasing from $15,000 to $20,000 the amount of certain subtraction modifications under the Maryland income tax for individuals who are at least 55 years of age for certain retirement income received as a result of the individual's military service ...
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB122Engross

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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 for a taxable year beginning after December 31, 2022.
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB799Engross

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Requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2024 through 2026, to include in the annual State budget for the Maryland Higher Education Commission an appropriation of $10,000,000 to fund State-mandated community college tuition and residency waivers; and...
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2022-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB542Engross

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Establishing invoicing and prompt payment requirements for certain State grants.
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2022-03-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB393Engross

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Establishing the Project Restore Program within the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide financial incentives for small businesses, commercial developers, and nonprofit organizations to revitalize certain vacant retail and comme...
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2022-03-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB251Engross

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Authorizing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the first $100,000 of income received during a taxable year by an individual who is at least 100 years old; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 20...
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2022-03-19
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB561Engross

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Allowing a subtraction modification under the State income tax for income from a qualified transfer of stock or membership interest of a Maryland corporation or limited liability company to certain employee ownership entities; limiting the amount of ...
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2022-03-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1010PassProviding 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 2
MDSB392Engross

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Requiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of violence; and requiring the Commission to conspicuously post the required information to be included in the report i...
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB968Intro

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Authorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to file a petition with a court to request that a certain certificate of sale be assigned to the governing body of the county or the municipal corporation in a certain foreclosure ac...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB967Intro

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Authorizing a court, under certain circumstances, to strike the final judgment in a tax sale action foreclosing the right of redemption in a property and grant the governing body of a county or a municipal corporation the right to pay the balance of ...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB848Intro

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Establishing the Virtual Education Days Pilot Program in Garrett County and Allegany County; authorizing the Garrett County Superintendent and the Allegany County Superintendent to order a virtual education day instead of closing a public school in t...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB663Intro

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Prohibiting Washington County or a municipal corporation located in Washington County from imposing the admissions and amusement tax on gross receipts derived from any charge within an arts and entertainment district.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB338Engross

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Authorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; and requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for prelimina...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1001Intro

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Authorizing a county or municipal corporation to withhold a property from tax sale if the county or municipal corporation intends to demolish a vacant and blighted building or structure that is unsafe or unfit for habitation on the property.
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2022-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB991Intro

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Expanding the authority of a governing body of a county or municipal corporation to file a complaint to foreclose all rights of redemption on certain vacant property to include any property for which the county or municipal corporation holds a certif...
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2022-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB980Intro

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Prohibiting certain persons from bidding on property at a tax sale; requiring the collector of taxes to declare a certificate of sale void and issue a new certificate of sale to the governing body of a county or municipal corporation if the certifica...
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2022-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB969Intro

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Expanding the definition of "all-terrain vehicle" in provisions governing the use of all-terrain vehicles and snowmobiles in Allegany County and Garrett County to include off-highway motorcycles; and expanding the area of a highway from 2 miles to 5 ...
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2022-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB939Intro

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Authorizing a tax sale for real property for certain unpaid judgments for property maintenance and nuisance condition violations of local law; establishing that certain judgments are a first lien on real property; establishing the priority of certain...
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2022-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB399Intro

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Establishing certain entities as "quasi-governmental units"; establishing the intent of the General Assembly to weigh certain factors when considering the creation of a new quasi-governmental unit; requiring a board of directors of a quasi-government...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB390Intro

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Codifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB398Intro

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Authorizing a health care practitioner who is not licensed in the State to provide behavioral health services via telehealth to a patient in the State under certain circumstances; providing that an out-of-state health care practitioner who provides b...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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