Maryland Senator Katherine Klausmeier [D]

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MDSB432PassRequiring Baltimore County to pay Orphans' Court judges, if the judge was in office on or after January 1, 2022, and their surviving spouses a certain pension under certain circumstances; and requiring the County Council of Baltimore County to establ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
MDSB600PassRequiring residential service agencies receiving Medicaid reimbursement for the provision of home care or similar services by personal care aides to report by October 1 each year to the Maryland Department of Health the number of personal care aides ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 674
MDSB572PassAltering limitations on amounts that a surplus lines broker may charge as a policy fee for policies issued by surplus lines insurers or authorized providers.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 724
MDSB709PassEstablishing the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury Alternative Therapies Fund to support the study of the effectiveness of and improving access to alternative therapies for post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain in...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 731
MDSB700PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish the Prevent Workplace Violence in Health Care Settings Public Awareness Campaign Workgroup to develop a public awareness campaign on preventing workplace violence in health care settings and to create a ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 519
MDSB655PassAltering the period that constitutes an extended benefit period and when a State "on" indicator exists; specifying the total amount of certain extended unemployment benefits that are payable to an eligible individual; authorizing the Secretary of Lab...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 653
MDSB829PassRequiring certain contractors with the Family Investment Program to provide services in a manner that complies with federal law; requiring the Department of Human Services annually to review contracts with certain nongovernmental entities in place as...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 507
MDSB828PassEstablishing a limit on the hours the Department of Human Services may require an individual in the Family Investment Program to participate in work activities; establishing the manner in which an individual in the Program may participate in certain ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 510
MDSB28PassAltering the required contents of the home-and community-based services waiver submitted by the Maryland Department of Health to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; requiring the Department, if it maintains a waiting list for the waiver, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738
MDSB804PassProviding that the definition of "health care facility", for the purpose of providing an exemption from the certificate of need requirement, does not include certain facilities that are for the exclusive use of the provider's subscribers who have exe...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728
MDSB353VetoRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to limit the amount a covered individual is required to pay in copayments or coinsurance for a covered prescription insulin drug to not more than $30 for a 30-da...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
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
MDSB826PassEstablishing the Maryland Watermen's Microloan Program in the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation to provide loans to qualified commercial fishermen to continue commercial operations in the State; providing, begi...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 384
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
MDSB574PassAltering from $400,000 to $500,000, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the annual amount to be distributed from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to a certain qualified nonprofit entity; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget b...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 273
MDSB707PassRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries of the procedure to request a referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; establishing a certain requirement on certain insurers, nonp...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 272
MDSB740PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to establish a Parkinson's Disease Registry Advisory Committee to assist in the development and implementation of a Parkinson's Disease Registry, determine what data should be collected and stored in a regi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
MDSB242PassRequiring the newborn screening program in the Maryland Department of Health to require testing for each condition listed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Recommended Uniform Screening Panel, subject to the approval of the State A...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 266
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
MDSB394PassAuthorizing certain emergency medical services providers to offer opioid overdose reversal drugs approved by the federal Food and Drug Administration to individuals who received treatment for a nonfatal drug overdose or were evaluated by a crisis eva...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 239
MDSB357PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
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
MDSB241PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline;...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
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
MDSB654PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 73
MDSB94PassEstablishing the Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee, also referred to as the State team, to identify and address the factors contributing to suicide deaths and facilitate system changes in the State to prevent suicide deaths; requiring the St...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDSB464PassAuthorizing the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority to impose, instead of or in addition to assessing a civil penalty, enforcement measures on persons that perform excavation or demolition without providing required notice.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 114
MDSB419PassRequiring the appropriation of certain funds from the Opioid Restitution Fund to be made in accordance with certain settlement agreements; requiring the Secretary of Health to establish and administer a grant program for the distribution of certain o...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 85
MDSB606Engross

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Authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County to approve the transfer of a Class B or Class D license in an eligible transferor district existing on a certain date to another election district under certain circumstances; prohib...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (129-0)
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
MDSB983Engross

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Requiring a county or municipal corporation to define, by law, who is a law enforcement office or rescue worker for purposes of certain property tax credits; altering the eligibility for the tax credit to include certain disabled law enforcement offi...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
MDSB259PassApplying the Prevailing Wage Law to a certain contract for the construction of a public work by expanding the definition of "construction" to include services provided under a mechanical systems service contract.
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 51
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
MDSB421Engross

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Requiring the Governor's Workforce Development Board, on or before September 1, 2022, to evaluate, study, and identify certain issues relating to wages paid and benefits provided to certain bus drivers and report its findings to the governing body of...
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2022-04-08
Senate Requests House Recede
MDSB1011Engross

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Authorizing a nurse anesthetist to prescribe, order, and administer drugs, including controlled dangerous substances, subject to certain limitations.
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB316PassExempting the sale of diapers, diaper rash cream, baby wipes, baby bottles, baby bottle nipples, and infant car seats from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 7
MDSB571PassExempting the sale of oral hygiene products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 10
MDSB994Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and implement a public awareness campaign to encourage the use of mental health advance directives in the State; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to study the feasibility and co...
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
MDSB561Engross

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Allowing a subtraction modification under the State income tax for income from a qualified transfer of stock or membership interest of a Maryland corporation or limited liability company to certain employee ownership entities; limiting the amount of ...
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2022-03-18
To House Ways and Means 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
MDSB984Intro

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Requiring the State designated exchange to operate as a health data utility for the collection and analysis of health information and data to assist in the evaluation of public health interventions and health equity; requiring the Maryland Department...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB979Intro

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Prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from including the dredging of buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals as part of a fishery management plan; and prohibiting the Department from dredging buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals.
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2022-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB909Intro

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Establishing an exception to the requirement that an individual be licensed by the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators before the individual may practice in this State for a person who holds a license in another state and has cert...
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2022-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB573Intro

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Establishing requirements applicable to motor vehicle financial protection product agreements, including requirements related to the circumstances under which motor vehicle financial protection product agreements can be canceled and disclosed; author...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB857Intro

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Requiring hospitals to immunize patients against the influenza virus and pneumococcal disease except under certain circumstances; and providing for the manner of obtaining consent for and conducting the immunizations for a hospital patient.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB433Intro

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Authorizing the Workers' Compensation Commission, if there is no compensation other than a medical benefit payable to a covered employee, to order that a fee of not more than $2,000 for legal services rendered on behalf of the covered employee be pa...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB622Intro

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Allowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred in the State by the individual during taxable years 2022 and 2023 under certain circumstances; providin...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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