Maryland Senator Malcolm Augustine [D]

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MDSB326IntroRenaming 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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2020-02-24
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB294EngrossProhibiting certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools from enrolling new Maryland residents if, beginning in fiscal year 2023, federal funds exceed 10% of annual revenues; requiring the Maryland Higher Education C...
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2020-02-24
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB490IntroRepealing a requirement that the Department of Human Services identify eligible youth services bureaus and estimate the amount of State funds to allocate to each youth services bureau; requiring State matching funds for a youth services bureau to be ...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Budget and Taxation
MDSB531IntroDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle designed to p...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB530EngrossExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-02-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB420IntroProhibiting the use of certain Class B fire fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of certain foam for fire fighting training; providing that the Act does not restric...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSJ1IntroSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB441IntroProviding that the list of emergency facilities the Maryland Department of Health is required to publish may include comprehensive crisis response centers, crisis stabilization centers, and crisis treatment centers.
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2020-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB1043IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain new units to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal y...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB280EngrossAltering 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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2020-02-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB511IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impa...
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2020-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB455IntroEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB499EngrossRequiring the Department of Commerce in a certain annual report on economic development programs to include information for minority business enterprises on the number of enterprises that received assistance from each economic development program and...
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2020-02-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB341EngrossAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-02-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB325EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal a certain prohibition on the authority of the General Assembly to authorize additional forms or the expansion of commercial gaming; repealing the authority of the General Assembly to autho...
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2020-02-19
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB856IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; Withdrawn
MDSB335IntroAltering the basis on which a certain person is prohibited from taking certain actions against a certain group.
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB658IntroGranting collective bargaining rights to graduate students within the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, and St. Mary's College of Maryland.
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB155EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, certain lenders to serve on the borrower at least 30 day before a lender repossesses a mobile home a written notice of the lender's intention to repossess a certain mobile home; providing that a mobile h...
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2020-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB161EngrossProhibiting a person from placing or inscribing an item or a symbol, including an actual or depicted noose or swastika, whether temporary or permanent, on any real or personal property, public or private, without the express permission of the owner, ...
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB131EngrossIncreasing the maximum civil penalty applicable to a violation for affixing a commercial sign to a State highway sign, signal, or marker in the State highway right-of-way to $100 per commercial sign affixed; and clarifying certain language establishi...
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2020-02-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB324EngrossRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB442IntroProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; prohibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement until the report...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB424IntroRequiring the Governor to include certain appropriations in the State budget from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Maryland Transit Administration for the operating and capital needs of the Administration in certain fiscal years; requiring that c...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB717IntroExpanding the eligibility of the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim the credit; providing that the amount of the credit that may be claimed by certain individuals is adjusted for inflat...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB770IntroRequiring that the Department of Commerce ensure that certain fund managers distribute a certain portion of the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to the communities and jurisdictions surrounding a video lottery facility in proportio...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB526IntroEstablishing the Private Sector Transportation Projects Ombudsman within the Department of Transportation; requiring the Secretary of Transportation to designate an Ombudsman to respond to concerns, complaints, and inquiries from residents, local gov...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB668IntroRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration, in partnership with certain stakeholders, to develop and implement a Purple Line marketing plan designed to generate early interest in and promote use of the Purple Line; requiring the Governor to includ...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB934IntroEstablishing the Lifeline Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program to offer certain low cost insurance policies to residents of Baltimore City and Prince George's County who are in households with a gross annual household income not exceeding 300% of th...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB649IntroRequiring a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to deny inspection by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the part of a public record that contains personal information unless the custodian is provided with a va...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB646IntroAltering a certain prohibition to prohibit a person from storing or leaving a loaded or unloaded firearm in a location where a minor could gain access to the firearm; repealing a certain exception to the prohibition; prohibiting a person from storing...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB703IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB833IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB850IntroStating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting certain governmental entities from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from entering into certain agr...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB817IntroAltering, 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, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB390IntroProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB425IntroAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment; exempting from execution on a judgment a property insurance payment that an individual receives for restoration, remediation work, or replacement; applying the Act pr...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB604IntroAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate an adult to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; increasing the number of caregivers a patient may be assigned; repeal...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB391IntroRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB504IntroEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource to provide information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Attorney G...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB457IntroAuthorizing a local government to create a Resilience Authority by local law; specifying certain requirements for the adoption of a local law establishing an Authority; specifying the powers that a local government may grant an Authority; authorizing...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB423IntroProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2022, the Maryland Transit Administration from entering into a contract to purchase buses for the Administration's transit bus fleet that are not electric buses; requiring the Administration, on or before January...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB367IntroEstablishing the Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative in the State Department of Education to expand the use of the trauma-informed approach used in schools and intensively train schools on becoming trauma-informed schools; requiring the Department to ...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB630IntroEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Board of Public Works regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materials for use by ...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB716IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a health in all policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policy makers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcome...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB933IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB767IntroRepealing a certain provision of law that authorized an institution of higher education to use a certain third-party admissions application containing questions about the criminal history of an applicant if the institution provided a notice on its we...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB803IntroAltering the definition of "legislative unit" to include a caucus of members of the General Assembly officially recognized by a presiding officer of the General Assembly.
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB766IntroEstablishing the Music Therapist Advisory Committee within the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists; requiring the Board to adopt regulations and a code of ethics for the practice of music therapy; requiring the Board to set reasonab...
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2020-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB539IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-04
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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