Maryland Delegate Meagan Simonaire [R]

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MDHB548VetoProviding that a privately owned transportation project in the State that includes the construction of one or more tunnels with a diameter of 6 feet or greater that will be primarily used by a common carrier may not be constructed and the State may n...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB251PassRequiring a county board of education to provide age-appropriate instruction on the meaning of "consent" which is defined as the unambiguous and voluntary agreement between all participants in each physical act within the course of interpersonal rela...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 736
MDHB572PassIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDHB302PassAltering the method by which an individual or a corporation may claim a credit against the State income tax for certain expenses related to certain wineries and vineyards in the State; extending for 3 years to June 30, 2021, a certain termination pro...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 613
MDHB296PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under certain circumstances for a certain amount of retirement income attributable to certain employment as a correctional officer; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning aft...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 581
MDHB327PassAltering a subtraction modification under the State income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least a certain age; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 572
MDHB671PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $250 of the unreimbursed expenses paid or incurred by an eligible teacher during a taxable year for the purchase of classroom supplies if the supplies are used by students in...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
MDHB913PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDHB1532PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 404
MDHB689PassRequiring each community college to ensure all student advisors are trained on the unique needs and resources available for students who are veterans, to employ at least one employee who, as a component of the employee's job duties and responsibiliti...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 474
MDHB203PassAuthorizing recipients of a senatorial or delegate scholarship to use the scholarship to reimburse certain expenses for certificate or license programs or for certain courses or sequences of courses at community colleges; and exempting certain applic...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 375
MDHB593PassExpanding the student loan tax credit that allows certain individuals with certain student loan debt amounts to claim a credit against the State income tax to include graduate student loan debt.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 382
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB242PassAuthorizing a designee of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to administer the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program Fund; requiring the Department of Veterans Affairs to publish on its website the names of certain donors to the Maryland Veterans S...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDHB922PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB305PassRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to identify homeowners who may be eligible but have failed to apply for the homestead property tax credit; and requiring the Department to include a separate insert with each assessment notic...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDHB679PassAuthorizing a county board of education to extend the length of the school year for up to 5 school days beyond June 15 without approval from the State Board of Education; and requiring a county board to submit a written application to the State Board...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 35
MDHB96PassAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $7,500 of qualified expenses paid or incurred by a living individual that are attributable to the donation of certain organs for organ transplantation; defining "organ" and "...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 36
MDHB1386PassEncouraging public schools to post the appropriate telephone number for reporting suspected child abuse or neglect conspicuously in a high-traffic, widely used area of the school; and requiring a county board to ensure that the appropriate telephone ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 32
MDHB1072PassRequiring a county board of education or a nonpublic school that receives State funds to require each employee to receive annual training on the prevention, identification, and reporting of child sexual abuse; authorizing the instruction and training...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDHB592IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Bernie House, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB895IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the County Executive and County Council of Anne Arundel County and the Board of Directors of the Friends of Hancock's Resolution, Inc. for the acqu...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1672IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the County Executive and County Council of Anne Arundel County for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruct...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB910EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education, beginning with the 2019-2020 school year, to ensure that a certain student is screened to identify if the student is at risk for reading difficulties; authorizing a county board to use a screening instrum...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed (136-0)
MDHB1022IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1224EngrossEstablishing the Ending Youth Homelessness Grant Program to focus on preventing and ending youth homelessness in the State and addressing disparities based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity; requiring the Department of Housi...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1419EngrossExpanding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for law enforcement officers to include law enforcement officers who are members of the Maryland Transportation Authority Police and reside in a political subdivision in which the cri...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1371EngrossAltering the distribution of revenue from certain recordation taxes collected by the State Department of Assessments and Taxation.
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2018-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1571EngrossRequiring a county board of education, a nonpublic school receiving State funds, and a certain contracting agency to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to provide certain information; requiring the county board, ...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1308IntroRequiring a State or local correctional facility with custody of an undocumented immigrant who is serving a sentence in the facility for conviction of a crime to transfer the individual to the United States Department of Homeland Security on request ...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1494IntroEstablishing the Safe Harbor Child Trafficking Victim Service Pilot Program; providing for the purpose of the pilot program; requiring the local departments of social services in Baltimore and Washington counties to implement the pilot program; requi...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1570IntroProhibiting a person from committing first-degree assault or second-degree assault against a certain elder adult; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; prohibiting a court from suspending a certain mandatory minimum sentence; providing t...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1298IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim March as Maryland Sportsmanship Month; requiring the proclamation to urge local recreation and parks departments in the State to observe Maryland Sportsmanship Month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, a...
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2018-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1160IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Corrections to operate a prerelease unit for women; requiring the prerelease unit for women to have certain programming; and requiring that the eligibility criteria for services and programming of the prerelease unit for...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1493IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracti...
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2018-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1276IntroEstablishing a certain period within which a person is required to commence a certain civil action relating to a violation of certain provisions of the Act; altering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex tra...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1639IntroProhibiting the Department of Budget and Management from contracting with a pharmacy benefits manager under certain circumstances.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1300IntroAllowing county boards of education to authorize certain students to satisfy a State or county middle or high school foreign language requirement by completing a course in computer programming language; and requiring the State Board of Education to a...
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2018-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1587IntroEstablishing the Fire Investigation Science Advisory Workgroup; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member or an ex officio member of the Workgroup from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing th...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB940IntroRequiring a county board of education to award certain elective credit to a high school student who successfully completes a certain college course or a course recognized for credit by an institution of postsecondary education in the State through a ...
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2018-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB876IntroAllowing 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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2018-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1190IntroAltering the determination of the amount of the standard deduction allowed for an individual under the Maryland income tax; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017.
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2018-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB894IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $40,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the County Executive and County Council of Anne Arundel County for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovations, reconstruct...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB893IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $35,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the County Executive and County Council of Anne Arundel County for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructi...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB957IntroRepealing a requirement that certain motor fuel tax rates be adjusted in future years based on growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers.
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1PassAuthorizing a court, under certain circumstances, to terminate the parental rights of an individual convicted of or found to have committed an act of nonconsensual sexual conduct against the other parent that resulted in the conception of a child; sp...
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2018-02-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 4
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