Maryland Delegate Melissa Wells [D]

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MDHB1031IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that the people have the right to bodily integrity and privacy to make personal decisions about childbearing and procreation without unwarranted government intrusion; and submitting the...
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2019-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB138IntroRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to post notice of the acquisition of certain equipment from a federal military surplus program within 14 days after the agency acquires the equipment from a surplus program; and requiring that, on or before ...
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2019-02-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDHB118IntroMaking a certain applicant eligible for senatorial and delegate scholarships if the applicant is eligible for in-State tuition.
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2019-02-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
MDHB346IntroIncreasing the number of elected voting members on the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to six; requiring each elected voting member of the board to be elected from the six legislative districts of Baltimore City; establishing the terms o...
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB451IntroExpanding 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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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB523IntroProhibiting a school-approved sport, club, or course of instruction from using lead ammunition in training, practice, or athletic competition.
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1207IntroDefining "mobile carrying device" for purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law; and altering a certain definition to specify that a mobile carrying device is not a vehicle for purposes of the Maryland Vehicle Law.
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2019-02-18
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB336EngrossSpecifying that an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; authorizing the Governor to transfer funds from the Catastrophic Event Account to the Federal...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB548IntroRequiring the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board to adopt regulations authorizing and establishing the process for collective bargaining for student athletes on or before July 1, 2020.
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB632IntroAmending the Maryland Constitution to establish that, subject to certain exceptions, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may under State law use cannabis, possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to six cannabis plants, and...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB779IntroRequiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2021 through 2035, to include in the annual State operating budget at least $16,660,000 in general funds for each historically black college and university in the State; providing for the allowable uses of cer...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1143IntroProviding collective bargaining rights to certain tenured or tenure-track faculty, adjunct faculty, and graduate student employees at certain public institutions of higher education; altering certain exceptions to the applicability of provisions of l...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB736IntroProhibiting former employees of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission and former commissioners of the Commission from being an owner or an employee of any business entity that holds a license under Title 13, Subtitle 33 of the Health - G...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1265IntroRequiring the compensation rate for inmate labor in Maryland Correctional Enterprises to be not less than the State minimum wage.
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1190IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Implementation of Phase 2 of the Maryland Stadium Authority's Pimlico Race Course Study; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving...
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB966IntroProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1089IntroEstablishing the Maryland People's Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the State Treasurer to administer the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; providing for the investment of money in and expenditures from the Fund; requiring the C...
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB1144IntroRequiring each county board of education to fully implement a requirement under the State Government Article to provide equal access to public services for individuals with limited English proficiency on or before July 1, 2022.
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB88IntroMaking it a civil rather than a criminal offense to consume an alcoholic beverage in public under certain circumstances or to possess an alcoholic beverage in an open container under certain circumstances; requiring certain offenders to be issued a c...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB528IntroRequiring the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City, following each decennial census of the United States, to prepare a plan for the adjustment of the geographic boundaries and composition of each Baltimore City police district and the reallocation o...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB771IntroAuthorizing the General Assembly to contract with a qualified transportation entity to conduct a study on regional transportation authorities; providing for the scope of the study; requiring the entity conducting the study to report its findings and ...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB745IntroRequiring each correctional facility to have a written policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses the use of medical isolation or restrictive housing for certain purposes, during pregnancy and during a certain post-...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1275IntroRequiring an administrative law judge to complete a training course on special education law before conducting a mediation session or due process hearing related to special education on or after August 1, 2020; establishing certain criteria for a cer...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1253IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to the testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain school buildings; and requiring the Department of the Environm...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1002IntroProhibiting the Commissioner of Corrections from directly releasing an inmate who has been placed in restrictive housing from a facility to the community without providing the inmate a certain transitional process and more than 180 days before releas...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB977IntroRepealing a certain provision of law that authorizes the expungement of certain convictions; authorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; authorizing a person who was found guilty of a certa...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1191IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Balt...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB1011IntroRequiring that a certain uniform citizen complaint process require a complainant to be provided with a copy of the investigatory file relating to the complaint and copies of any prior complaints filed against a certain police officer.
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1263IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation and Maryland Transit Administration to conduct a study on the feasibility of implementing a fare-capping system across State-funded commuter rail services and public transportation services that receive fund...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1234IntroRequiring certain invitations to bid and requests for proposals by the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services beginning on a certain date to require that each contractor provide documentation at the time the bid or proposal is submitte...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB885IntroEstablishing Vision Zero; providing the purpose of the program is for planning and developing a State highway system that has zero vehicle-related deaths or serious injuries; requiring the Department of Transportation to designate a coordinator to ov...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB785IntroExpanding the means by which a tenant may provide written notice to a landlord of certain defects or conditions affecting a residential dwelling unit; authorizing a tenant to bring an action against a landlord for costs associated with making certain...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1027IntroAltering certain definitions applicable to certain prohibitions against possessing, distributing, and creating child pornography; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing and intentionally retaining a certain representation showing a computer-g...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1178IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Program in the Division of Development Finance of the Department of Housing and Community Development; establishing the Social Housing Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the Governor to appropriate $2,500,00...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB1267IntroRepealing the requirement that an individual have $300 of unpaid fines before qualifying to enter into a payment plan with the clerk of the court to pay certain overdue fines; requiring that a traffic citation provide certain notice that a person may...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB397IntroRequiring a certain custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a 9-1-1 communications record that depicts certain information, subject to a certain exception; requiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum stand...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB520IntroRequiring the Governor to include $5,000,000 in the annual budget beginning in fiscal year 2021 for the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund; establishing the Task Force on Maryland Maternal and Child Health; req...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB780IntroAuthorizing Baltimore City to establish the maximum speed limit on a highway under its jurisdiction without performing an engineering and traffic study.
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2019-02-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB959IntroAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City, when determining whether a license should be renewed and, if so, whether any conditions should be attached, to consider the performance of a license holder for the 4 years immediately...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1062IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim June 28 as Freedom of the Press Day to commemorate the protected right of free press as identified in the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America.
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB893IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the first Monday in August as Caribbean Day in Maryland; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Caribbean Day in Maryland properly with appropriate programs...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB980IntroRepealing a prohibition against the consideration of zoning issues by the Board of License Commissioners of Baltimore City when hearing and determining a protest filed against a renewal of an alcoholic beverages license.
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB994IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB965IntroAuthorizing the Baltimore City Board of License Commissioners to immediately suspend an alcoholic beverages license if it has reasonable cause to believe that the license holder has failed to take reasonable measures to prevent an act of violence tha...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1040IntroAltering the conditions under which an individual who works in a certain administrative, executive, or professional capacity qualifies for an exemption from overtime pay; requiring that an individual be compensated on a salary basis at $900 or more p...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB301IntroAltering the meaning of "traffic stop" as it relates to certain policies and reporting requirements; requiring certain law enforcement agencies to report certain information to the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center; altering the categories of ethn...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB517IntroEstablishing a minimum fine of up to 2 months imprisonment or a fine of not less than $150 and not more than $500 or both that may be imposed for a violation of certain provisions of Maryland Vehicle Law regarding crosswalks; establishing the Pedestr...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB664IntroEstablishing the Nonprofit Youth Development Program in the State Department of Education to provide grants to qualifying nonprofit organizations whose mission and programs target at-risk youth using certain strategies; requiring the Governor to incl...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB675IntroRepealing the term of imprisonment that may be imposed on a person who operates or knowingly allows to be operated a motor vehicle that the person knows or has reason to know is not covered by the required security; and reducing from $1,000 to $500 t...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
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