Maryland Senator Jeff Waldstreicher [D]

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MDSB78PassRequiring the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems to collect certain data on the administration of ketamine to individuals by emergency medical services providers; requiring the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems to rep...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 493
MDSB263PassClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 780
MDSB48PassIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 499
MDSB265PassAuthorizing a person who chooses to be an organ donor on or after July 1, 2022, to designate if the anatomical gift is to be used for certain purposes; requiring the Organ Procurement Organization or its designee to produce and provide to each Motor ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 509
MDSB172PassEstablishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; requiring the Program to provide grant funding to reduce he...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
MDSB84PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 758
MDSB550PassEstablishing the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans to provide funds to local nonprofit organizations to establish and expand community behavioral health programs to serve members, vete...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 786
MDSB593PassAltering, for purposes of the homeowners' property tax credit, the definition of "total real property tax" to exclude any adjustments based on other property tax credits against the property tax imposed on a dwelling; requiring the State Department o...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 718
MDSB670PassIncreasing from $15,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount in controversy in a civil action in which a party may not demand a jury trial; providing for the construction and application of the Act; and making the Act contingent on the passage and ratificat...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 598
MDSB674PassAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 635
MDSB671PassAltering the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that do not involve serious injury or an immediate health risk; altering the categories of offenses for wh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 371
MDSB669PassIncreasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2021-05-30
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 809
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDSB862PassAuthorizing a judge of the District Court or judge of a circuit court, on a finding of good cause, to recall an arrest warrant issued by a District Court commissioner and issue a summons in its place.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 595
MDSB746VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB202VetoAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB159PassRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training approved by the appropriate unit of a county or municipality within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 227
MDSB270PassDefining the term "indecent exposure" to establish that the offense of indecent exposure prohibits a person from engaging in a certain act of masturbation in public.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 331
MDSB327PassAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring certain actions on behalf of certain susceptible adults and older adults; authorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Offi...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDSB293PassProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in violation of the Maryland Vehicle Law; defining "vulnerable individual" as a pedestrian lawful...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 166
MDSB7PassRenaming the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to be the Court Dog Program; expanding the application of the Program to veterans who are participating in a court-supervised, comprehensive, and voluntary treatment-based program; establishing that t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 182
MDSB14PassAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation in a certain manner to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and subsequently confined for a felony on ...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDSB200Engross

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Prohibiting a person from sponsoring, conducting, or participating in organized contests that have the objective of killing a coyote, fox, or raccoon for prizes or monetary awards except under certain circumstances; and establishing a fine of $100 fo...
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
MDSB414Engross

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDSB250Engross

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Altering the definition of "sexual contact"; and repealing 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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2021-04-10
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Crutchfield, Shetty and Arikan)
MDSB154Engross

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Establishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB74Engross

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Altering a certain provision of law requiring each law enforcement agency to establish an early intervention policy to instead require a system to identify police officers who are at risk of engaging in the use of excessive force and to provide the o...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
MDSB71PassRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to require the use of body-worn cameras by July 1, 2023, for each law enforcement officer that regularly interacts with the public; requiring a certain body-worn camera to automatically record and save at le...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 60
MDSB494PassAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than a certain minimum term; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; authorizing an i...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 61
MDSB229Engross

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Prohibiting a pretrial services program that receives a certain grant from charging a fee to a defendant for participation in the program; and extending the termination date of the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to June 30, 2028.
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB234Engross

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Requiring an officer, an employee, an agent, or a contractor of the State or a political subdivision to deny inspection by a federal agency seeking access for certain immigration enforcement matters of the part of a public record that contains person...
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB208Engross

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Providing that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at the purchase price, coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase pri...
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2021-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 thro...
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2021-03-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB892Intro

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Authorizing the payment of a fee in lieu of a security deposit in a residential lease, subject to certain requirements; prohibiting a landlord from requiring a tenant to pay a fee in lieu of a security deposit and providing that a landlord is not req...
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2021-03-22
Referred to interim study by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB647Engross

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Requiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain reports on federal COVID-19 relief funding; requiring the reports to be submitted on or before March 15, 2021, and quarterly through June 30, 2022; requiring the reports to identify...
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2021-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB672Intro

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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 to participate in the Ignition Interlock System Program for certain periods of time.
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2021-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB10Engross

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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 in a parking lot, or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a...
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2021-03-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB827Intro

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Providing that a nonpublic school that provides adequate health services to certain students through a designated school health services professional is eligible for reimbursement from the county government for up to 50% of the total costs of the pro...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB863Intro

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Authorizing the use of a real-time digital spotter by law enforcement agencies to detect and enforce vehicle laws governing speeding, the use of wireless communications devices, and the use of seat belts; prohibiting the use of a real-time digital sp...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB530Intro

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Increasing, from not more than $18 to not less than $120, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential p...
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2021-02-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDSB527Intro

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Authorizing a court to stay the entering of judgment, defer further proceedings, and place a certain defendant on probation subject to reasonable conditions if the court finds facts justifying a finding of guilt; repealing a requirement that the cert...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB531Intro

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Prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole on an individual who was under the age of 18 years at the time the offense was committed.
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB486Intro

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Requiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB521Intro

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Granting collective bargaining rights to certain graduate students at an institution within the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, or St. Mary's College of Maryland.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB143Intro

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Increasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; and creating a presumption that a person in possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana is not in violation of a...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB91Intro

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Increasing the penalties for voluntarily causing physical injury to bus, train, or light rail operators or any other individuals providing public transportation services.
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB232Intro

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Increasing surcharges for certain civil cases in the circuit courts from $55 to $75 per case and in the the District Court from $8 to $13 per summary ejectment case and from $18 to $24 per case for all other civil cases; and prohibiting the surcharge...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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