Maryland Senator Jeff Waldstreicher [D]

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MDSB114PassAuthorizing a governmental entity to recover certain court costs and attorney's fees for certain actions; requiring that the Comptroller deposit civil penalties or damages collected by the State under the Maryland False Claims Act or other provisions...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 609
MDSB317PassIncreasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
MDSB559PassAuthorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 631
MDSB878PassAltering a provision of law providing that a trustee seeking a release of the trustee from liability for administration of a trust send a certain interested party from whom the trustee is seeking the release a certain report; providing for the submis...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDSB147PassRequiring a driver to make a certain lane change or to slow the speed of the driver's vehicle with due regard for safety and traffic conditions when approaching from the rear a stopped, standing, or parked vehicle displaying hazard warning lights, ro...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 482
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
MDSB431PassRevising and clarifying laws relating to the formation, organization, and operation of corporations; repealing certain redundant and obsolete provisions; correcting certain references; authorizing a certain dissent to be submitted by electronic trans...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDSB447PassProhibiting the use or maintenance of an improper or outdated address in documents filed for inclusion in records of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; authorizing a person listed as an owner of real property in the Department's record...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
MDSB614PassRepealing certain lists of substances designated as controlled dangerous substances under certain schedules under the Maryland Controlled Substances Act.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 286
MDSB879PassEstablishing a process by which a defective corporate act may be ratified by a board of directors of a corporation; requiring a corporation ratifying a defective corporate act that would have required a filing with the State Department of Assessments...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 290
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
MDSB328PassAltering the definition of stalking to include certain conduct that occurs in person, by electronic communication, or through the use of a device that can pinpoint or track the location of another without the person's knowledge or consent.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 149
MDSB446PassEstablishing certain confidentiality requirements for peer support counseling programs for fire, rescue, or emergency medical services entities; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration, in consultation with the Maryland Institute for Emerg...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 152
MDSB617PassRequiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including the development, purchase, and provision of certain digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDSB874PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to conduct an infrastructure review of each pedestrian or bicyclist fatality that occurs on a State highway or at an intersection of a State highway and another highway or a municipal street to identify cert...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDSB881PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Practice Known as "Swatting" to study the laws applicable to and make recommendations relating to legislative changes to prohibit the practice known as "swatting"; and requiring the Task Force to report its fi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDSB861PassExpanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; establishing the Maryland State Police Gun Center as a statewide firearms enforcement center for the tracking, screening, and vetting of all firearm crimes i...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
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
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Clarifying the language of a provision of law requiring the expungement of certain records maintained by the State or a political subdivision of the State relating to the charging of certain offenses under certain circumstances.
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (109-21)
MDSB666Engross

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
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
MDSB6PassRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 34
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
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB662PassRequiring the Comptroller to distribute $14,000,000 of certain abandoned property funds to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund for fiscal year 2024; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $14,0...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDSB53PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody or charges a child with a criminal violation to provide actual notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian; requiring the notice to include the child's location, the reason ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 50
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Requiring the Department of State Police to make a tow list of qualified towing companies for use by the Department in carrying out police-initiated towing of disabled or abandoned commercial vehicles and certain rate sheets available to the public o...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB475Engross

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Adding sergeants and supervisors within the Maryland Transit Administration Police to the list of employees authorized to collectively bargain with the Maryland Transit Administration.
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2022-03-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB255Engross

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Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-03-22
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
MDSB682Engross

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Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria th...
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2022-03-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB159Engross

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Requiring each authorized prescriber who receives a financial gratuity or incentive from a pharmaceutical distributor or manufacturer to submit to the health occupations board that licenses the prescriber a financial disclosure document within 30 day...
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2022-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB875Engross

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Stating the policy of the State to provide fair housing, regardless of certain citizenship or immigration status; prohibiting certain discrimination related to the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of citizenship or immigration status, subjec...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDSB873Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State and that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and u...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSJ10Intro

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Affirming the Maryland General Assembly's support for the enactment of the Francis G. Newlands Memorial Removal Act by the United States Congress.
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2022-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB992Intro

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Requiring an automobile insurer to accept service of process from a third-party claimant if the person insured under the policy is deceased and no estate is open and the third-party claimant agrees to cap recovery at applicable policy limits.
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2022-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB783Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland to establish that every person has the fundamental and inalienable right to a healthful and sustainable environment; and requiring the State to serve as the trustee of the State's natural resourc...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB957Intro

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Lowering from 62 to 60 the minimum age that a member of a household must be for eligibility for a State-provided supplemental benefit under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; increasing the amount of the supplemental benefit that the Stat...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB722Intro

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Exempting certain ownership of publicly traded securities of a medical cannabis grower, dispensary, or processor from the prohibition on a person having an ownership interest in multiple medical cannabis growers, dispensaries, or processors.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB721Intro

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Increasing the State minimum wage rates in effect for certain periods of time; and repealing the authority of the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the State minimum wage rate.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB910Intro

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Requiring the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Department of Juvenile Services to provide certain nondiscrimination training to certain employees and contractors; establishing that certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination apply...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB653Intro

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination or a combination ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB732Intro

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Prohibiting private education lenders and private education loan collectors from initiating a certain action unless the private education lenders or private education loan collectors possess certain documents; requiring a private education lender or ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB877Intro

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Establishing procedures to authorize a certain officer or agent of a humane society or a police officer or certain other public official to recover reasonable costs of care from the owner or custodian of a certain seized animal.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB329Intro

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Prohibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on the premises of a privately or publicly owned building being used as a polling site during an election, including a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a po...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB358Intro

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Altering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates.
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB880Intro

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Requiring the Department of Transportation, under certain circumstances, to recommend and implement certain design elements for pedestrian and bicycle safety when developing certain projects; requiring the Department to implement certain safety impro...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
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