Maryland Delegate John Cluster [R]

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MDHB572PassIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB388PassExpanding the list of charges to which a certain prohibition against violating a certain condition of pretrial or posttrial release is applicable.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427
MDHB431PassEstablishing the Fostering Employment Program to provide employment opportunities for foster care recipients and unaccompanied homeless youth; requiring the Department of Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Re...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB593PassExpanding the student loan tax credit that allows certain individuals with certain student loan debt amounts to claim a credit against the State income tax to include graduate student loan debt.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDHB922PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1162PassRepealing the requirement that the surviving spouse of a deceased disabled veteran be at least 65 years old to qualify for a certain exemption to vehicle registration fees.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 157
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1400PassProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; authorizing an employee of a county board to part...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB221PassRequiring each county or municipality, to the extent practicable, to expedite the process for the application and issuance of a permit related to or required for the construction of public or private school facilities.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDHB1482PassAuthorizing any adult family member of a disabled real estate broker to carry on the business of the disabled broker for 6 months for certain purposes subject to certain qualifications; requiring certain family members to surrender a certain certific...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDHB1656PassAuthorizing the State Real Estate Commission to transfer up to $500,000 to the Real Estate Guaranty Fund from the State Real Estate Commission Fund if the amount in the Guaranty Fund falls below $300,000 and the Commission is projected to have an ope...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB322IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Overlea High Sports Boosters, Inc. and the Baltimore County Board of Education for the acquisition, planning, desi...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB441IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $390,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of The Natural History Society of Maryland, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, rec...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1142EngrossProviding that the failure of law enforcement to notify a certain individual that the individual is being recorded shall not affect the admissibility of a certain recording.
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-2)
MDHB191EngrossRepealing provisions allowing individuals under the age of 17 to marry under certain circumstances; etc.
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2018-04-06
Senators Smith, Hough, and Lee
MDHB952IntroRequiring the Division of Land Acquisition in the Department of Planning to acquire the property known as the Fort Howard VA Campus if the federal government makes the entire parcel of property or any portion of the parcel available for sale or other...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB352IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings o...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB347IntroLimiting to two the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the term limit; submitting the amendment to the ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1022IntroProposing 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; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1362IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the number of delegates in each House legislative district to establish single-member districts; submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejectio...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1754IntroAuthorizing Baltimore County annually to spend, from the fines collected as a result of violations enforced by speed monitoring systems in school zones, up to $5,000 per public high school for after-prom parties.
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2018-03-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB361IntroExempting a user of an on-site sewage disposal system from paying the Bay Restoration Fee under certain circumstances; authorizing certain fee revenue collected for the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for financial assistance to certain homeowners fo...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1308IntroRequiring a State or local correctional facility with custody of an undocumented immigrant who is serving a sentence in the facility for conviction of a crime to transfer the individual to the United States Department of Homeland Security on request ...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1345IntroAuthorizing a local jurisdiction to authorize a residential major subdivision served by on-site sewage disposal systems, community sewerage systems, or shared systems in Tier III and Tier IV areas under certain circumstances; exempting certain reside...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB348IntroProviding that, beginning in fiscal year 2020, any appropriation that increases by operation of law is required to have its mandated level of spending increased by the lesser of the amount of the existing formula calculation or 1% less than the amoun...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB579IntroProhibiting the earning of diminution credits to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate who is serving a sentence for murder in the first degree or murder in the second degree in a State or local correctional facility; and providing for the pros...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB805IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Police Staffing Levels in Baltimore City; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimburseme...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1128IntroProhibiting 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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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1309IntroEstablishing that an occupant of a dwelling is justified in using any degree of physical force against another person when the other person has made an unlawful entry into the dwelling, and when the occupant has a reasonable belief that the other per...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1411IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; establishing certain procedures relating to notice, trial, and sentencing in relation to the imposition of the death penalty; etc.
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1298IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim March as Maryland Sportsmanship Month; requiring the proclamation to urge local recreation and parks departments in the State to observe Maryland Sportsmanship Month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, a...
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2018-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB53IntroProhibiting a person other than the candidate or the candidate's spouse from making a loan to the campaign finance entity of a candidate; etc.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1205IntroRequiring a police officer who has reasonable grounds to believe that an individual has been driving or attempting to drive while under the influence or while impaired by alcohol, drugs, or controlled dangerous substances in violation of certain laws...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1563IntroRequiring 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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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1421IntroRepealing the period within 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 authorized to require an employee who uses earned sick and safe leave to provi...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1405IntroIncreasing the portion of highway user revenues that is distributed to county governments.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1585IntroAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1326IntroRequiring individuals who apply to register to vote after June 30, 2018, to submit proof of United States citizenship; providing that individuals who are not citizens of the United States are not qualified to be registered voters; requiring an applic...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1527IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain pharmacy for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumstances, from denyin...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB875IntroRepealing a requirement that an amendment to the Internal Revenue Code be enacted during the calendar year in which the taxable year begins that the amendment affects in order for the amendment not to impact the determination of Maryland taxable inco...
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2018-03-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB398IntroRepealing the requirement that the Secretary of State Police find that a person has a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun before issuing a handgun permit to the person.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing the State, in a criminal case involving the unlawful possession of a handgun or regulated firearm, to appeal from a decision of a trial court that excludes evidence offered by the State or requires the return of property alleged to have b...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB739IntroExempting retired federal and out-of-state law enforcement officers who reside in Maryland from being charged an application fee for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB792IntroAltering the time period in which a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun expires from 2 to 5 years after the date that the permit is issued; and altering the time period for renewal of a permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB890IntroAltering the parole eligibility of a certain inmate who has been sentenced to the Division of Correction after being convicted of a violent crime involving a firearm committed on or after October 1, 2018.
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1146IntroAltering 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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2018-03-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
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