Maryland Senator Mary Washington [D]

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MDSB585Intro
25%
Requiring the operator of a vessel involved in a collision, accident, or other casualty to return to and remain at the scene until the operator has rendered certain assistance and provided certain information; establishing certain criminal penalties ...
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2024-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB425Intro
25%
Clarifying that secondary schools participating in the Maryland Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program may serve breakfast in any broadly accessible part of the school; and authorizing elementary schools participating in the Program, su...
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2024-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB165Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education to develop guidelines for public schools and the Maryland Higher Education Commission to develop guidelines for public institutions of higher education to train coaches to recognize indicators of mental ill...
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2024-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB430Engross
50%
Establishing the Community Health and Safety Works Grant Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to support certain eligible projects that improve the quality of life within and economic potential of Maryland communities by mak...
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2024-02-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB337Engross
50%
Adding the Secretary of Emergency Management, or the Secretary's designee, and the Chair of the Public Service Commission, or the Chair's designee, as members of the Commission on Climate Change.
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2024-02-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB169Engross
50%
Establishing the Green and Renewable Energy for Nonprofit Organizations Loan Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide financial assistance in the form of no-interest loans to nonprofit organizations for the planning, purchase, and ins...
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2024-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB698Intro
25%
Altering the scope of authority of the Accountability and Implementation Board regarding conflicts between a decision or policy of the Board and another entity responsible for implementing an element of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future.
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB893Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from locating a new crematory or a property with a crematory incinerator within 1,000 feet of certain properties in Areas III and IV of the State; and prohibiting the Department of the Environment from issuing a certain permit to...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1084Intro
25%
Establishing the Commission for the Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing as an independent unit of State government to provide and advocate for accessible and comprehensive services, and foster inclusivity, equal opportunities, and improved quality o...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB642Intro
25%
Establishing the Maryland Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction Program to increase the reuse and recycling of beverage containers and reduce the litter, pollution, and costs associated with beverage containers; prohibiting a produ...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB699Intro
25%
Altering the process for distributing the Community Reinvestment and Repair Fund to Baltimore City by allocating certain funds to the Baltimore City Comptroller under certain circumstances; establishing an Equitable Community Investment Council in ea...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB738Intro
25%
Establishing the State standards for libraries for the operation of each library that receives funding from the State; altering the duties of the State Library Board, the State Library Agency, and regional resource centers to incorporate the State st...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB771Intro
25%
Repealing a provision of law that requires a teacher preparation program to require a student to pass a certain assessment as a graduation requirement; altering the requirements for initial teacher certification; repealing certain certification requi...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB815Intro
25%
Authorizing a county or an Equitable Community Investment Council to designate an area that meets certain criteria as a Community Reinvestment Impact District, subject to certain requirements; and requiring that a district shall receive at least 20% ...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB823Intro
25%
Providing collective bargaining rights to certain faculty, part-time faculty, post doctoral associates, and graduate assistants at certain State institutions of higher education; establishing separate collective bargaining units for the faculty, part...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1089Intro
25%
Requiring certain operators of certain Internet sites, services, and applications to protect certain school employee information from unauthorized access, implement and maintain security procedures and practices, and delete school employee informatio...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 9:00 am]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB741Intro
25%
Requiring each public senior higher education institution to adopt a policy regarding pregnant and parenting students using certain guidelines; and requiring each public senior higher education institution to post the policy on the institution's webs...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB605Intro
25%
Altering automatic voter registration procedures at the Motor Vehicle Administration and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; establishing requirements regarding the transmission of automatic voter registration information by the Administration and ...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1086Intro
25%
Authorizing a resident of a local jurisdiction or an overburdened and underserved community in the State to submit an application to the Department of the Environment to request the designation of a certain area as an environmental justice district i...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB958Intro
25%
Establishing the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Payment Program in the Department of the Environment to secure payments from certain businesses that extract fossil fuels or refine petroleum products in order to provide a source of revenue f...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1067Intro
25%
Authorizing the placement and use of 16 speed monitoring systems on Interstate 695 in Baltimore County, except that only 4 may be operated at any given time; requiring that fines collected by Baltimore County as a result of violations enforced by spe...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1085Intro
25%
Altering a reporting requirement for correctional units relating to restrictive housing; requiring hearing officers and personnel involved with the supervision and care of individuals placed in restrictive housing to undergo certain training; and est...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1088Intro
25%
Authorizing judicial review of certain environmental permitting and license decisions by the Department of the Environment at the request of certain persons who meet certain federal standing requirements under certain circumstances; requiring a perso...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB470Intro
25%
Altering the Law Enforcement Cadet Apprenticeship Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to be the Public Safety Apprenticeship Program; expanding the purpose and scope of the Program to promote careers with certain public safety agencies; requi...
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2024-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB710Intro
25%
Authorizing a certain water utility to temporarily shut off service for reasons of health or safety or in a State or national emergency, notwithstanding certain provisions of law; prohibiting a water utility from shutting off service for certain reas...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB848Intro
25%
Repealing the requirement that Baltimore City must provide a 25% match to receive State funds for certain operating expenses of the Enoch Pratt Free Library; requiring an appropriation of $10,000,000 to fund aging infrastructure construction and capi...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB814Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "qualified offshore wind project" for purposes of the renewable energy portfolio standard and the development of offshore wind in the State.
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB989Intro
25%
Requiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to limit the amount a covered individual is required to pay in copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles for a covered prescription epinephrine injector to not mo...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB481Intro
25%
Increasing maximum surcharges for certain eviction proceedings from $8 to $93 and prohibiting the District Court from assigning the surcharge against a tenant; altering the priority and criteria in the Statewide Rental Assistance Voucher Program that...
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2024-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1107Intro
25%
Establishing a homeless shelter licensing program in the Department of Housing and Community Development; requiring license holders to be relicensed every 2 years; requiring the Department to develop certain operational and building standards for hom...
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2024-02-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB483Intro
25%
Establishing the Maryland Community Investment Corporation as an independent unit to make investments in certain low-income communities; requiring the Corporation to apply for an allocation of federal new markets tax credits; expanding the eligible u...
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2024-02-02
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB766Intro
25%
Altering a certain limit on the unified credit used for determining the estate tax for decedents dying on or after a certain date; altering a certain limitation on the amount of the estate tax for decedents dying on or after a certain date; requiring...
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2024-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB427Intro
25%
Authorizing a community-based organization, with the approval of the Maryland Department of Health, to establish an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program to provide a location for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide st...
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2024-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB479Intro
25%
Altering the distribution of revenue from civil fines collected through the use of work zone speed control systems to include certain distributions for highway and work zone safety purposes; clarifying that a work zone speed control system may be man...
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2024-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB477Intro
25%
Increasing, from 15 to 30, the maximum number of days of disaster service leave for employees in the Executive Branch of State government; and increasing, from 15 to 30, the maximum number of days of paid leave the Secretary of Budget and Management ...
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2024-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB475Intro
25%
Establishing the Center for Firearm Violence Prevention in the Maryland Department of Health to reduce firearm violence, harm from firearm violence, and misuse of firearms in the State by partnering with federal, State, and local agencies and affecte...
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2024-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB591Intro
25%
Authorizing employees of public libraries to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining; requiring employers and certified exclusive representatives to engage in goo...
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2024-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB185Intro
25%
Establishing a Deafblind Co-Navigation Services Program in the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to provide co-navigation services at no cost to deafblind individuals in the State; and defining "co-navigation services" as services providing visu...
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2024-01-29
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB146Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" for purposes of excluding energy derived from waste and refuse from being eligible for inclusion in the renewable energy portfolio standard; and applying the Act to all renewable energy portfolio s...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB420Intro
25%
Repealing certain provisions of law establishing Maryland Correctional Enterprises as a preferred provider of supplies and services for certain State procurements.
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2024-01-25
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB480Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully making a threat to harm an election official or an immediate family member of an election official because of the election official's role in administering the election process; and establishing that ...
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2024-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB499Intro
25%
Establishing the School Psychologist Recruitment Program within the State Department of Education to provide professional development programs and aid for a certification fee to school psychologists and individuals seeking to become school psychologi...
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2024-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB500Intro
25%
Altering the qualifications for an award from the Child Care Career and Professional Development Fund to include a service obligation to work in an approved child care setting for at least 20 hours per week; requiring the Office of Child Care to prio...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB523Intro
25%
Requiring the State Board of Elections, in collaboration with the local boards of elections, to conduct a risk-limiting audit after each statewide election; authorizing the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, to conduct a risk-limiti...
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2024-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB572Intro
25%
Requiring a water utility operating in the State to post on its website or provide to the Department of the Environment documents, data, and information required as part of the water utility's annual water quality consumer confidence report; requirin...
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2024-01-25
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB545Intro
25%
Altering, beginning July 1, 2026, the minimum salary for all public school employees to be $60,000; and establishing, subject to certain conditions, certain salary increases for certain public school employees.
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2024-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB524Intro
25%
Altering certain terminology that refers to chairs and vice chairs of committees of the General Assembly to be gender-neutral.
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2024-01-24
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB486Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Correctional Enterprises Management Council to research and review certain information relating to goods and services provided by Maryland Correctional Enterprises and report to the General Assembly on or before July 1, 2026.
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2024-01-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB443Intro
25%
Authorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; establishing requirements and prohibitions governing aid in dying, including requirements related to requests for aid in dying, consulting physicians, mental health assessm...
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2024-01-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB85Intro
25%
Authorizing the formation of limited worker cooperative associations; and establishing rules and procedures for the formation, governance, conversion, and dissolution of limited worker cooperative associations.
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2024-01-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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