Maryland Delegate Jeff Ghrist [R]

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MDHB620PassAltering the annual salary of the State's Attorney for Caroline County and the Sheriff of Caroline County.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 547
MDHB592PassAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow an individual who hunts deer under a Deer Management Permit to use a shotgun or breech loading center fired rifle approved by the Department to hunt deer throughout the year, including all deer...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDHB601PassEstablishing the Chesapeake Bay and Coastal Sport Fishing License Pilot Program to collect certain recreational fishing information and improve compliance with a certain registration requirement; requiring a certain annual report on the program by De...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 410
MDHB546PassProhibiting a pedestrian from catching or attempting to catch fish by any means on or under the Maryland Route 18 Kent Island Drawbridge over the Kent Narrows in Queen Anne's County.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 443
MDHB556PassAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt during a certain time period on certain Sundays of the game bird and game mammal seasons in Caroline County, Dorchester County, and Queen Anne's County.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDHB1140PassEstablishing the Voluntary Firewood Treatment Certification Program in the Department of Natural Resources to certify forest product operators who export firewood to other states and use heat treatment and other procedures to prevent the presence of ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB1201PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to include oyster repletion projects in a certain database; and requiring the Department to prioritize a supplemental environmental project involving certain oyster repletion projects for a party who is in ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 412
MDHB809PassAuthorizing an individual to submit, and requiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to accept, an application for a property tax exemption for a specific dwelling house that the individual intends to purchase before the individual pur...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDHB1150PassAuthorizing certain highway maintenance and service equipment and vehicles, while in use for snow removal or the protection of highway maintenance workers, to be equipped with and display green flashing lights simultaneously with yellow or amber flas...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 204
MDHB417PassExempting retirees of the Employees' Retirement and Pension Systems from a reemployment earnings limitation for up to 3 years when the retiree's previous employer, the State of Maryland, rehires the retiree not later than December 31, 2022, to assist...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 57
MDHB586PassAdding Queen Anne's County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings used for agritourism from certain building performance standards; and exempting a building used for agritourism in Queen Anne's County from a certain permit require...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 94
MDHB1282Engross

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Requiring the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Assessments and Taxation to jointly conduct a study of the assessment of agricultural accessory use improvements to review whether agricultural accessory use improvements should be assesse...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB555Engross

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Authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Queen Anne's County to exempt up to four licenses held on behalf of corporations or limited liability companies from certain ownership requirements; and prohibiting the Board from granting an exempti...
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2022-04-01
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1298Engross

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Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain criminal records based on a conviction for certain hunting offenses.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB985Engross

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Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half credit course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content in every public high school in the co...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB776Intro

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Adding a requirement to the Emergency Medical System plan for guidelines that authorize emergency medical services personnel to provide emergency medical services to canines injured in the line of duty that is owned by, or whose services are employed...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1135Intro

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Authorizing a person to receive a deposit for more than one-third of a home improvement contract price before or at the time of the execution of the home improvement contract if the full amount of the deposit is being financed by a financial institut...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1122Intro

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Requiring each public school to allow students in home instruction programs to participate in extracurricular activities sponsored by the school if the student participates in a home instruction program under written agreement with the county superin...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB562Intro

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Requiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available certain documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipment; prohibitin...
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2022-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB418Intro

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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 project is enrolled in the More Jobs for Marylanders Program; and req...
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2022-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHJ6Intro

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Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution that impose fiscal ...
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2022-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1465Intro

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Altering the size of the safety zone from 150 yards to 75 yards from a dwelling house, residence, church, or any other building or camp occupied by human beings for archery hunters in Kent County within which archery hunting may not take place except...
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2022-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1240Intro

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Requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation in an amount equal to the low-density calculation for counties that have a population density amount of less than 100 and a full-time equivalent student enrollment of fewer ...
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2022-02-24
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1256Intro

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Prohibiting a teacher, an administrator, or any other employee of a public primary or secondary school and certain nonpublic schools from including certain discriminatory concepts in a unit of instruction.
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1435Intro

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Prohibiting the Maryland Transportation Authority from charging an administrative fee or a civil penalty for failure to pay video tolls for which processing or billing was delayed due to COVID-19 related-factors until 180 days after the Authority has...
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2022-02-22
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB892Intro

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Authorizing certain retirees who began State service before July 1, 2011, to be eligible for prescription drug benefits in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; specifying that prescription drug benefits shall be discont...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1139Intro

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Prohibiting the use of certain funds or assets to directly or indirectly assist in an abortion or training to perform an abortion or related services, subject to certain exceptions; prohibiting certain individuals from paying a certain fee that would...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB410Intro

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Altering, beginning in fiscal year 2025, the amounts of certain capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be appropriated to Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities; requiring by July 1 of each year, Baltimore...
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB419Intro

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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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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB631Intro

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Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt certain game birds and game mammals on Sundays in Caroline County; and authorizing the Department to allow Sunday hunting on certain public land in Caroline County.
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1065Intro

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Prohibiting a judicial officer from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is charged with a crime of violence if the defendant has a pending charge for a crime of violence or was convicted within the previous 10 years of a crime of viol...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1136Intro

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Altering the prohibition on a former State employee or official representing or assisting a party for compensation on certain matters to limit it to 1 year after leaving State office.
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1125Intro

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Prohibiting a person from authorizing or conducting a push poll unless during each call the caller provides certain identifying information; and requiring certain persons conducting push polls to have a designated agent in the State.
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2022-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1267Intro

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Prohibiting a State or local elected official or governmental entity from requiring an individual to wear a face covering, subject to certain exceptions.
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1207Intro

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Requiring the State to be responsible for all the costs and expenses related to the procurement and use of certain body-worn cameras by certain law enforcement agencies.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1144Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Commerce to make available, for film production activities in Allegany, Caroline, Dorchester, Garrett, Kent, Prince George's, Somerset, Washington, or Wicomico counties, 20% of the total amount of tax credits that the Secre...
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2022-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB613Intro

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Increasing from $10,000,000 to $20,000,000 certain annual appropriations for certain school safety expenditures beginning in fiscal year 2024.
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2022-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB633Intro

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Altering the membership and qualifications of members of the Accountability and Implementation Board; and requiring the Accountability and Implementation Board Nominating Committee to submit a certain slate of nominees to the Governor on or before Au...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB737Intro

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Requiring, on or before January 1 each year, and based on certain star ratings, each county board of education to provide the parents or legal guardians of students who attend a failing school notice that the school is failing and a list of alternati...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB825Intro

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Establishing the Task Force to Evaluate Existing School Civic Literacy Programs; requiring the Task Force to determine a strategy for enhancing long-term civic education; and requiring the Task Force to make its recommendations regarding a plan for i...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB839Intro

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Altering the State income tax rate on the Maryland taxable income of certain individuals; allowing an individual to itemize deductions to compute Maryland taxable income whether or not the individual itemizes deductions on the individual's federal in...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB848Intro

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Altering the definition of "public charter school" to include a virtual learning program; and requiring professional staff of a virtual learning program of a public charter school to be subject to certain certification provisions established for prof...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB844Intro

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Requiring a taxing authority to mail a certain notice to each real property taxpayer who resides in the jurisdiction of the taxing authority before adopting a real property tax rate that exceeds the constant yield tax rate; and altering the contents ...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB560Intro

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Authorizing a person who is at least 18 years old and meets certain requirements to purchase, possess, and use certain consumer fireworks; prohibiting a person from intentionally igniting or discharging certain consumer fireworks in certain circumsta...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB593Intro

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Requiring the Department of Natural Resources to apply, on or before July 1, 2022, to the Department of the Environment and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for permits to dredge buried oyster shells on certain oyster bars; and requiring that any she...
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2022-02-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB704Intro

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Increasing, from $200,000 to $600,000, the restriction on a homeowner's net worth for purposes of eligibility for the homeowners' property tax credit.
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2022-02-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB697Intro

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Expanding eligibility for a certain property tax credit for certain residential real property in Anne Arundel County owned by a certain disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker, surviving spouse, or cohabitant; and applying the Act to all ta...
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2022-02-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB415Intro

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Requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2024, to include in the annual budget bill General Fund appropriations of certain amounts for the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program.
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2022-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB416Intro

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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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2022-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB579Intro

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Establishing the CAM for Veterans Grant Program to provide grants to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, or stress for financial assistance to obtain complementary and alternative medical treatments; requiring...
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2022-02-01
To House Appropriations Committee
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