Maryland Delegate Geraldine Valentino-Smith [D]

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MDHB524PassRequiring the Department of Human Services to identify a representative payee or fiduciary for a child in the Department's custody; requiring the Department, when serving as the representative payee or in any other fiduciary capacity for a child, to ...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 815
MDHB335VetoExpanding the application of provisions of law governing grievance procedures for certain State employees; requiring a grievant to complete certain forms in sufficient detail that will allow for the expeditious resolution of the grievance; and applyi...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB548VetoProviding that a privately owned transportation project in the State that includes the construction of one or more tunnels with a diameter of 6 feet or greater that will be primarily used by a common carrier may not be constructed and the State may n...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB643VetoAltering the employment categories of certain employees of the State Department of Education; requiring that all positions in the Department be appointed positions in the professional service and skilled service as well as the executive service and m...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB888VetoProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB365PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 574
MDHB523PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Transportation, to submit to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Appropriations Committee by January 1, 2020, a report outlining a c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 689
MDHB856PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without certain qualifying children to claim the credit; applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 612
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB388PassExpanding the list of charges to which a certain prohibition against violating a certain condition of pretrial or posttrial release is applicable.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427
MDHB691PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to distribute at least $400,000 annually from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to the qualified nonprofit organization responsible for the maintenance and operation of a certain donor registry; requiring ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDHB1130PassRequiring that certain residential treatment centers be subject to certain reporting requirements regarding inappropriate sexual behavior established by the Maryland Department of Health under certain regulations; and defining "inappropriate sexual b...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 503
MDHB1209PassRequiring a law enforcement agency, with regard to a missing person, to enter all necessary and available information into the National Crime Information Center computer network within 2 hours after receipt of the minimum information necessary to mak...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 502
MDHB1136PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to review certain reports and, in counties where fewer than 50% of students who have failed hearing and vision screenings are receiving the recommended services, to coordinate with the county board or the c...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
MDHB1215PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make a certain advance payment to a nursing home at the request of the nursing home for uncompensated Maryland Medical Assistance Program services provided to a certain resident; providing that the advan...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 445
MDHB1615PassEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDHB1473PassEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education; authorizing individuals employed by a food service facility or a recreation and wellness facility at an eligible institution to obtain, store, and...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDHB1630PassEstablishing the James Proctor Scholarship Program at historically black colleges and universities; requiring each historically black college or university to apply funding from the Program to the tuition and fees of an enrolled student who is a resi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 409
MDHB1074PassRequiring public institutions of higher education to grant priority registration for courses to certain currently serving members and veterans of the armed forces of the United States; providing that a certain course registration priority applies onl...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB430PassRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget a certain appropriation from all fund sources for the Child Care Subsidy Program each fiscal year; requiring the Governor to appropriate funds from all fund sources in the State budget to increase...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 563
MDHB1607PassEstablishing the Juvenile Services Education County Pilot Program to pilot a management model where a juvenile services education program at a facility located in a county is operated by the county board of education; requiring the Program to begin i...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 565
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB547PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB372PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB798PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in the year that a student enters a school system, enters the first grade, and enters the eighth or ninth grade unless evidence is presented that a student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB797PassRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDHB819PassAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may appeal the decision; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's des...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB1614PassProviding that certain rights granted to members of the Maryland National Guard under the Act are in addition to the rights granted by federal law; establishing that the intent of the Act is to supplement certain rights and protections provided by a ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 344
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1452PassRequiring a certain authorized provider to attest on the registration form to the Maryland Department of Health that the authorized provider completed 2 hours of continuing education before the authorized provider may be registered by the Department ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213
MDHB1646PassRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant co...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDHB1302PassAuthorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain informat...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB1400PassProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; authorizing an employee of a county board to part...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDHB306PassRequiring the State, through its appropriate officers and employees, to provide a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child after the child's birth each time the employee needs to express the milk and, on noti...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 179
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB1181PassAuthorizing, instead of requiring, a certain appointing authority to interview a certain disabled veteran for certain State positions under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDHB677PassRequiring a custodian to deny inspection of a distribution list and a request to be added to a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB679PassAuthorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
MDHB955PassAltering the scope of and renaming the Homeless Women - Crisis Shelter Home Program as the Crisis Shelter Home Program for the Homeless in the Department of Housing and Community Development; repealing a certain time limit on the availability of a te...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 105
MDHB1386PassEncouraging public schools to post the appropriate telephone number for reporting suspected child abuse or neglect conspicuously in a high-traffic, widely used area of the school; and requiring a county board to ensure that the appropriate telephone ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 32
MDHB504IntroRequiring that certain employees in the State Personnel Management System are entitled to certain rates of shift differential pay; and authorizing the Secretary of Budget and Management to adopt certain regulations to increase certain rates of shift ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB688IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Bowie for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impro...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB717IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Montpelier Community Association, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reco...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1006IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $100,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Mayor and City Council of the City of Bowie for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovations, reconstruction, site impr...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1153IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $2,500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Green Branch Management Group, Corp. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, re...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1194EngrossEstablishing the Drug Cost Commission to determine how to make prescription drugs more affordable for State residents, State and local government, commercial health plans and other stakeholders within the State; requiring the Commission to create an ...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB1195IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Judah Temple A.M.E. Zion Church for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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