Maryland Senator Mary Washington [D]

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MDSB596IntroRequiring early voting centers to be open during the hours between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. during each early voting day in elections other than a presidential general election.
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2021-03-02
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB52IntroRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-02-26
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB74IntroRequiring each law enforcement agency to provide confidential access to an employee assistance program or a mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers stemming from personal and work-related concerns, including stres...
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2021-02-26
Motion Laid Over (Senator Smith) Adopted
MDSB31IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2022, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program administered by the Offic...
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2021-02-26
Motion Special Order until 3/4 (Senator Klausmeier) Adopted
MDSB913IntroEstablishing the Heat and Eat Program within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services for the purpose of expanding food access to households that are receiving or are eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assist...
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2021-02-26
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB473EngrossAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave; defining the term "bereavement leave" as leave an employee is allowed to use on the death of a member of the employee's immediate family; and defining the...
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2021-02-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB593IntroAltering, 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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2021-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB472IntroUpdating certain provisions of law regarding Baltimore City alcoholic beverages districts to refer to the Legislative Districting Plan of 2012 rather than the corresponding plan of 2002; requiring the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB764IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Adaptive Reuse of Vacant Commercial Spaces to study the potential for conversion of vacant or underutilized commercial spaces into residential, mix-use, and commercial spaces in order to increase the affordable housing s...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB777IntroRenaming 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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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDSB767IntroEstablishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program to address student hunger and basic food needs on campus; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program, develop a certain form, and designate certain campuses as hunger...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB766IntroRequiring each member of the State Board of Elections to have at least 5 years of experience in administering elections and have extensive knowledge of State election laws; establishing the position of Racial Equity Coordinator within the State Board...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB765IntroAltering the definition of "socially and economically disadvantaged individual" for purposes of certifying certain minority business enterprises to include certain sexual and gender minorities.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB313EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in partnership with the Department of Aging, the Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council, and the Greater Maryland Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association, to incorporate informa...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB155EngrossRepealing a certain provision of law requiring a financial aid administrator to verify certain information under certain circumstances; altering the method by which a financial administrator at a public institution of higher education is required to ...
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2021-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB746IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap on the number of bargaining units that may be...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB923IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide comprehensive medical and other health care services for a pregnant Program recipient for the duration of the pregnancy and for 1 year immediately following the end of the woman's pregnancy...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB437IntroIncluding data on pregnant and parenting students in the data collected, organized, managed, disaggregated, reported on, and analyzed by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; and altering the types of records excluded from the definition of "...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB470IntroRequiring certain county boards of education to collect and track certain data relating to pregnant, expecting, and parenting students and submit certain data to the Institute for Innovation and Implementation in the University of Maryland School of ...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB438IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a model policy to support the educational and parenting goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students; requiring the model policy to include certain policies and...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB526IntroEstablishing a Legal Education Success Collaborative for the purpose of developing methods of increasing diversity in the legal field; requiring institutions to develop and administer programs and cooperatives related to the Collaborative; beginning...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB768IntroStating that it is the policy of the State to provide equal access to various courts, agencies, programs, departments, and services for LGBTQ+ individuals, improve safety, well-being, and stability for LGBTQ+ individuals, ensure LGBTQ+ individuals ar...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB200EngrossProhibiting 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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2021-02-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB1EngrossRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2021-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB708IntroSubstituting 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
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB531IntroProhibiting 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
MDSB597IntroRequiring certain individuals employed by federal agencies to comply with certain provisions of law; establishing that an applicant to obtain a certified social worker license is required to meet certain requirements by December 21, 2023; altering th...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB595IntroRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2022, monthly reports containing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial reports to include in...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB471IntroExtending the due date to December 31, 2021, by which the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties is required to submit a report on certain findings and recommendations to the Governor and General Assembly; and extending the terminatio...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB477IntroRequiring an annual appropriation of $3,000,000 to be used for branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library that extend operating hours and services above those in effect as of January 1, 2016; declaring that it is the intent of the General Assembly to u...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB486IntroRequiring 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
MDSB521IntroGranting 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
MDSB511IntroRequiring that certain sales of tangible personal property be included in the numerator of the sales factor used for apportioning a corporation's income to the State under certain circumstances; requiring certain corporations to compute Maryland taxa...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB469IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from conditioning reimbursement of applied behavior analysis services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients on the presence or availability of the parent or caregiver of the Program r...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB414IntroRequiring 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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2021-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB5IntroRequiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to publish, to a certain extent, health data that includes race and ethnicity information collected by the Office and update the data at least once every 6 months; requiring the Governor,...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB172IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to designate certain areas as Health Equity Resource Communities in a certain manner; specifying that the purpose of establishing Health Equity Resource Communities is to reduce health disparities, improve health out...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB166IntroRequiring a police officer to report specified criminal conduct of another police officer to a supervisor or police chief when the reporting officer has actual knowledge of the criminal conduct; prohibiting a police officer from knowingly and willful...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB3IntroAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, is required to provide through telehealth; altering the circumstances under which the Program is required to provide health care services thro...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB177IntroProviding that certain licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices do not authorize the licensee to, or to attempt to, manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a ...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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