Maryland Delegate James Gilchrist [D]

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MDHB459IntroEstablishing an affirmative defense to certain crimes if a defendant committed an act as a result of being a victim of an act of another in violation of certain State and federal provisions of law prohibiting human trafficking; prohibiting a defendan...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB590IntroRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2020-02-25
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB911IntroAltering the date from June 1, 2019, to April 1, 2020, by which the Department of Natural Resources is required to convene in a certain manner the Oyster Advisory Commission; altering the version of the fishery management plan for oysters that the De...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1028IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to develop, disseminate, and publish online model safety guidelines on the safe operation of electric retractable room partitions; and authorizing the governing body of a county to enact a local law prohibi...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1098IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems on land owned by the State; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1515IntroEstablishing the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Progr...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB687IntroProhibiting the use of certain cost-sharing funds to fund a conservation practice that does not meet certain requirements; authorizing certain cost-sharing funds to be made available for certain fixed natural filter practices; prohibiting basing a re...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1153IntroAuthorizing a student who is enrolled at a public high school to satisfy a certain requirement to earn credits in mathematics by completing a credit in a computer science or computer programming course selected by the county board; and requiring the...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB819IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHJ7IntroSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB847IntroEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1010IntroProhibiting certain facilities or certain staff from discriminating against certain individuals or residents on certain bases; requiring certain facilities to post a certain notice next to the facility's nondiscrimination policy in certain locations;...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1078IntroProhibiting a county board of education or public school from spending any money from any source to directly or indirectly provide a teacher with a firearm or train a teacher in the use of a firearm; and providing the Act does not apply to a school-a...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1079IntroRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; requiring the Maryland Departm...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1249IntroRequiring the public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program to include certain provisions; authorizing certain revenues derived from certain tolls to be distributed to a certain special fund to be bud...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1532IntroEstablishing that the criteria for determining eligibility for the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services are the criteria in effect on a certain date, notwithstanding certain changes in federal law; and requiring the State to pr...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1520IntroEstablishing the Sustainable Maryland Program Fund to expand and enhance Sustainable Maryland's promotion and support of communities in the State in the effort to realize environmental, economic, and social sustainability; specifying that the Fund ma...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1512IntroEstablishing the Historic African American Cemeteries Preservation Fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Department of Planning to administer the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and the Comptroller to account fo...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1317IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant to meet certain conditions to be licensed as a dispensary grower-processor; prov...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1223IntroExtending and altering, for certain fiscal years, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program and vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; increasing, for certain fiscal years, the total amount of rebates ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1212IntroProhibiting the Department of the Environment, the Department of Transportation, and the State Highway Administration from holding a certain public hearing on a certain permit or issuing a certain permit unless a certain public hearing is held; requi...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1314IntroRequiring each voter to use a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities to vote at early voting centers and election day polling places to ensure that access is provided to voters with disabilities in accordance with a cert...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1359IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1233IntroProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2022, a State unit from entering into a contract to purchase or lease a vehicle for the State vehicle fleet that is not a zero-emission electric vehicle.
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1360IntroRequiring, to the extent authorized under federal law, certain entities to include payments made by certain persons when calculating certain contributions to an out-of-pocket maximum or a cost-sharing requirement for an insured, a subscriber, or a me...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1306IntroAuthorizing the Secretary of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define and govern the use of hydraulic clam dredges, subject to certain requirements; increasing the frequency with which the Department of Natural Resources must update the delin...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1205IntroEstablishing the Universities at Shady Grove Regional Higher Education Center; establishing the purpose of the Center is to provide students access to established, cutting edge, and high-demand academic programs of degree-granting institutions; requi...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1475IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring the periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public and nonpublic school buildings.
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1425IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1128IntroRequiring a person seeking a certain water quality certification to submit a request to the Department of the Environment; requiring that a request for a water quality certification include certain information concerning the potential environmental i...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB982IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB772IntroRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to develop on or before January 1, 2022, a certain methodology, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, for a unit to estimate greenhouse gas emi...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB824IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to establish a beverage container deposit program on or before September 1, 2021; establishing the Advisory Commission to Develop a Beverage Container Deposit Program; requiring the Advisory Commission to d...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB892IntroRequiring a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to deny inspection by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the part of a public record that contains personal information unless the custodian is provided with a valid warra...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB896IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to establish and administer a statewide green business certification program on or before July 1, 2022; requiring the green business certification program to recognize businesses operating in a way that red...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB881IntroRequiring that certain required envelopes used by certain voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring the State Board of Elections to reimburse each local board of elections for 50% of the costs of prep...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB748IntroCodifying the Bikeways Network Program; specifying that the Program is to provide grant support for bicycle network development activities; requiring the Department of Transportation to establish application and eligibility criteria for the Program; ...
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2020-02-03
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB621IntroAltering the manner by which the Comptroller withholds from certain income tax distributions certain amounts that a local government owes to the Local Reserve Account for its share of certain income tax refunds and interest that are paid from the Acc...
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2020-01-31
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB703IntroRequiring the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to include certain information in its annual report; requiring certain county offices of civil rights to report certain information relating to complaints of employment discrimination to the Commissio...
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2020-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB677IntroStating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting certain governmental entities from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from entering into certain agr...
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2020-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB557IntroRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the com...
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2020-01-30
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB333IntroRepealing a certain exception that allowed an insurer to cancel or refuse to renew coverage for homeowner's insurance based on weather-related claims if there were three or more weather-related claims within a certain time period; and requiring that ...
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2020-01-29
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB561IntroApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; repealing a provision that prohibits a county or municipal corporation from acting as an aggregator under...
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2020-01-29
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB492IntroIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,500,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB623IntroReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, a certain offense relating to possession of child pornography.
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2020-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB643IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written requ...
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2020-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB608IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2020-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB390IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to study and make recommendations on the feasibility of establishing a point-to-point commuter bus route that serves certain population centers along the I-270 corridor and provides service to and from job c...
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2020-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB445IntroProhibiting a veterinary practitioner from performing certain declawing procedures on a cat unless the procedure is necessary for a therapeutic purpose; requiring the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to refuse, suspend, or revoke any appli...
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2020-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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