Maryland Delegate Jeff Ghrist [R]

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MDHB467PassRepealing, in Queen Anne's County, the requirement that certain applicants for certain local alcoholic beverages licenses include a petition of support with the license application.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 217
MDHB777PassAltering the days and hours of sale under a Class B wine shop and lounge license in Kent County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Kent County to issue a refillable container permit for draft beer to certain license holders; establis...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 322
MDHB604PassRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 272
MDHB349PassAltering the application requirements for a service member, veteran, or military spouse to apply for an occupational or professional license from a unit in the Maryland Department of Labor to require submission of proof that the applicant has held a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 176
MDHB601PassProhibiting a carrier from rejecting a provider who provides community-based health services for an accredited program because the provider practices within the scope of the provider's license and is a registered psychology associate; and altering th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 271
MDHB463PassDefining the phrases "controlling interest" and "financial interest" as they apply to applications for alcoholic beverages licenses in Queen Anne's County; establishing that "controlling interest" refers to an applicant who has ownership or control ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 215
MDHB362PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 180
MDHB999PassEstablishing a process for an electric cooperative to operate as a member-regulated cooperative in a certain area; requiring a cooperative's board of directors to hold a certain meeting and forums and provide a certain notice and information to the c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 606
MDHB1500PassAuthorizing a code county in the Eastern Shore class to establish certain special taxing districts, impose certain ad valorem or special taxes, and issue certain bonds for the purpose of financing the cost of certain infrastructure improvements.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 481
MDHB1442PassAltering the definition of "expanded polystyrene food service product" to exclude certain egg cartons shipped into the State for packaging or cartons of eggs that have been packaged within the State for sale within the State.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 471
MDHB1398PassRepealing a certain residency requirement for an applicant for certain alcoholic beverages licenses in Queen Anne's County; and providing that an individual may not be issued a Class A beer, wine, and liquor license on behalf of a corporation or lim...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 463
MDHB603EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1644IntroAltering the powers and duties of the Inspector General for Education; authorizing the Inspector General to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations into fraud, waste, abuse, violations of civil rights, policies preventing child a...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB340EngrossRequiring certain units of State government to comply with certain standards and guidelines to ensure that the security of all information systems and applications is managed through a certain framework; requiring certain units of State government to...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB494IntroAltering the percentage, to 2.5% in 2020 and later, of a municipal electric utility's renewable energy portfolio standard that must be derived from solar energy.
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1021IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1289IntroRequiring the Maryland State's Attorney's Association to develop and distribute to each State's Attorney's Office in the State a certain certification form; requiring a prosecuting attorney to request that a victim or victim's representative certify ...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1357IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a direct care assistant employed by the Maryland Department of Health engaged in the performance of the direct care...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB360IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; inc...
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2020-02-26
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1645IntroProviding that a certain law prohibiting a registered sex offender from entering onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education applies to a student who is a registered sex offender and has been convicted of a sexua...
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2020-02-26
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB686IntroAltering the hiring authority for certain employees of the Board of License Commissioners for Queen Anne's County; and requiring the County Commissioners for Queen Anne's County to seek the advice of the Board in appointing a certain attorney.
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB466IntroRepealing the authority of the Board of License Commissioners for Queen Anne's County to appoint a certain inspector; and requiring the Queen Anne's Board of County Commissioners, with the advice of the Board of License Commissioners, to appoint a ce...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB602IntroAuthorizing certain retired employees of a county, municipal corporation, or county board to participate in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits program under certain circumstances; and requiring the governing body of a county, ...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1614IntroRequiring membership in the Correctional Officers' Retirement System for local detention center officers of Kent County who are officers in Kent County before the effective date, and who remain local detention center officers of Kent county through t...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB462IntroAltering, for a restaurant with a Class B license in Queen Anne's County, the minimum percentage of the average daily gross receipts that must be from the sale of food from 51% to 25%; altering certain statements regarding gross receipts from food sa...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB197IntroRequiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity and verify the voter's address if the voter seeks to vote a regular ballot; requiring an election judge to qualify a voter by requesting the voter to present a current government-issued phot...
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2020-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB338IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority, on approval by the Board of Public Works, to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain public school facilities; establishing the Building Opportunity Financing Fund and the Buil...
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2020-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1582IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1407IntroAuthorizing a teacher to, in response to certain student behavior, direct a certain student to certain school officials or to a certain area, and document certain student behavior and submit the documentation to the school administration under certai...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1499IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a semester-long course in financial literacy and to establish criteria for a student to demonstrate financial literacy competency; requiring each county board of education to im...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1548IntroAuthorizing 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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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB341IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require single-member delegate districts; altering certain standards for the drawing of legislative districts; proposing a new article to the Maryland Constitution to establish standards for the ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB346IntroEstablishing the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission as an independent unit of State government; providing for the intent of the General Assembly regarding legislative and congressional redistricting; requiring a ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB914IntroClassifying the theft of a firearm as a felony; and establishing certain penalties for theft of a firearm.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB968IntroAltering the penalties for knowingly participating in a straw purchase of a regulated firearm for a minor or for a person prohibited by law from possessing a regulated firearm; prohibiting a court from suspending any part of a certain mandatory minim...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1551IntroRequiring a certain health practitioner to inform a patient who is a minor that the patient may report child abuse to the health practitioner.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1411IntroRequiring a certain State or local correctional facility, on request of the United States Department of Homeland Security, to transfer a certain undocumented immigrant to the United States Department of Homeland Security under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1458IntroProviding that a sentence imposed pursuant to a plea agreement may not be deemed to be compliant with certain sentencing guidelines unless the sentence falls within a certain range.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1465IntroProhibiting the State from entering into an agreement that waives the State's authority under § 401 of the federal Clean Water Act as part of exercising the State's authority and carrying out the State's duties under the federal Clean Water Act and ...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1495IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the standards for legislative districts to prohibit the accounting for certain information relating to the voting history and party affiliation of certain individuals; and submitting the am...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1394IntroRepealing the exclusion of certain motor fuel tax revenue from distribution as highway user revenues to the Gasoline and Motor Vehicle Revenue Account; repealing an exception for highway user revenues to the requirement that a supermajority of the Ge...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1460IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards, to prohibit the accounting for certain information relating to the voting history and party affiliation of certain individuals, an...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1491IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions.
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1339IntroProviding an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain sales of certain qualified data center personal property for use at certain qualified data centers under certain circumstances; requiring an individual or a corporation to apply to the Dep...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1325IntroAltering the portion of a sentence that must be served before a certain inmate convicted of a certain violent crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, can be paroled.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1197IntroProhibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is charged with assault in the first degree or assault in the second degree against a victim who is a law enforcement officer; providing that a judge m...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1376IntroCreating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a certain written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing he...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB352IntroProhibiting a person from causing a life-threatening injury to another as a result of the person's driving, operating, or controlling a motor vehicle or vessel in a criminally negligent manner; exempting certain conduct that results in a life-threate...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB908IntroAltering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB347IntroRequiring a county board of education to designate as an innovation school each school that receives one star under the star rating system for at least the previous two consecutive school years; requiring a county board to establish an Innovation Pl...
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2020-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
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