Maryland Senator Mary Washington [D]

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MDSB133PassAltering the membership of the State Board for the Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals by reducing the number of members from 12 to 11; repealing the requirement that the Subcabinet for Children, Youth, and Families appoint ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 703
MDSB501PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to follow certain procedures for its open meetings; requiring each open meeting to be made publicly available through live video streaming; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance, by Ap...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 640
MDSB520PassAuthorizing Baltimore City, without performing an engineering and traffic investigation, to decrease or raise to a previously established level the maximum speed limit on a highway under its jurisdiction; and prohibiting a local jurisdiction from usi...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDSB531PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with the Office of Health Care Quality, the Maryland Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, the Medicaid Administration, the Governor's Workforce Development Board, and interested stakeholders...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 699
MDSB586PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to notify the Baltimore Police Department, within 24 hours of a release, if a defendant is released prior to trial; establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court si...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDSB869PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to establish certain requirements and take certain actions with regard to the location of and use of a property as a small box discount store; defining "small box discount store" as a retail st...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 636
MDSB951PassRequiring county boards of education, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, governing bodies of public institutions of higher education, and boards of community college trustees to allow student athletes to modify an athletic or...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 557
MDSB920PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a certain process for granting presumptive eligibility for a subsidy under the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the Department to award a certain subsidy to an individual who submits c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDSB362VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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)
MDSB548VetoRepealing a provision of law providing that a health officer serves at the pleasure of the Secretary of Health and the governing body of the county; establishing notice and hearing requirements related to a removal of a health officer from office; a...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB163VetoAltering the procedures for the canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of th...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
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
MDSB626PassClarifying that part-time physicians and physician assistants are eligible for participation in the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Physicians and Physician Assistants; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to establish prorate...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDSB121PassAltering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDSB62PassAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of regulations adopted by the State Board of Pharmacy to prescribe and dispense nicotine replacement therapy medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the purpose of aiding i...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 320
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
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
MDSB487PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB870PassEstablishing the Baltimore City Youth Data Hub for the purpose of promoting well-being of youth and improving access to and cost-efficiency of youth programs; providing that the Youth Data Hub is an integrated, electronic data management system that ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 170
MDSB299PassRequiring a county board of education and authorizing a nonpublic school, beginning in the 2023-2024 school year, to require at least two school personnel to complete paid professional development training, administered in person or online, in certai...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDSB5PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
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
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
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB945Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment's Wetlands and Waterways Program Division to study permitting for ecological restoration projects; requiring the Department to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembl...
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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
MDSB488PassExempting the sale of certain thermometers, pulse oximeters, blood pressure monitors, respirators, and diabetic care products from the sales and use tax.
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 14
MDSB841Engross

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Establishing a goal for Morgan State University to achieve the status of doctoral university with very high research activity as identified by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education by sustaining annual research expenditures ...
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2022-03-23
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
MDSB682Engross

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Requiring, beginning on January 1, 2023, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide gender-affirming treatment in a nondiscriminatory manner; requiring that the gender-affirming treatment be assessed according to nondiscriminatory criteria th...
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2022-03-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB492Engross

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Establishing inspection and reporting requirements for certain permit holders; establishing administrative penalties for certain permit holders determined to be in significant noncompliance of certain State or federal water quality standards, effluen...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDSB119Engross

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Specifying that provisions of law prohibiting and penalizing disruptive and threatening behavior on the grounds of, in the classes of, or in the home of an employee of an institution of elementary, secondary, or higher education do not apply to stude...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB494Engross

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-03-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB946Intro

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Altering the purposes for which certain county transportation bonds may be issued to include providing local participating funds for State-aided transportation projects and to provide for certain local capital improvement projects; altering the amoun...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB283Engross

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Requiring the Department of Human Services to authorize benefits under the electric universal service program for an electric customer who does not meet the eligibility requirements for the federal Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program and has an...
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2022-02-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB962Intro

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Repealing the prohibition on a public school employer negotiating the maximum number of students assigned to a class.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB284Intro

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Requiring each local board of elections to conduct a voter registration drive at least once each school year in each public high school in the county in a manner specified in an agreement between the local board and county board of education; and req...
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2022-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB783Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Maryland to establish that every person has the fundamental and inalienable right to a healthful and sustainable environment; and requiring the State to serve as the trustee of the State's natural resourc...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB743Intro

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Establishing the Affordable Assisted Living Enhanced Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to establish affordable assisted living enhanced care residences for the provision of enhanced care to eligible adults who are at least 60 ye...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB871Intro

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Establishing the policy of the State to promote and encourage the creation of accessory dwelling units on land zoned for single-family residential use in order to meet the housing needs of the citizens of the State; requiring, on or before October 1,...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB872Intro

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Altering the requirements for procurement policies of the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, and Baltimore City Community College to authorize rather than require, to the maximum extent practicable...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB687Intro

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt regulations on or before December 1, 2022, establishing requirements for the sale of new zero-emission medium and heavy duty vehicles in the State.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB759Intro

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Establishing the Ground Rent Redemption Fund for the purpose of providing grants to individuals for the redemption of ground rent.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB742Intro

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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, rather than requiring, the State Board, in collaboration with the local boards, ...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB462Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education, in collaboration with local school systems, to develop, by December 1, 2022, content standards for expanded American history; requiring each county board of education, in collaboration with the local school sys...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB519Intro

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Prohibiting a public school from prohibiting a student from organizing or participating in a student-organized peaceful demonstration, imposing certain limits on a student's right to free speech while participating in a student-organized peaceful dem...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB587Intro

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Altering the duties of the Division of Parole and Probation to include the examination and review of murders involving offenders under the supervision of the Division and advise the Secretary on policies and programs to prevent such murders; and requ...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB486Intro

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Requiring that single-occupancy public restrooms be marked with gender-inclusive signage in certain places of public accommodation and certain public buildings; providing that a county is responsible for enforcing the signage requirement in places of...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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