Maryland Senator Michael Hough [R]

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MDSB221IntroEstablishing a Workgroup on Establishing an Independent School Board for the Juvenile Services Education System to determine whether to create an independent school board for the Juvenile Services Education System and identify ways to reform and impr...
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2019-02-21
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB230IntroRequiring local boards of elections to prepare and release a report of the unofficial results of the absentee ballot vote tabulation at the end of each day of absentee ballot canvassing.
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2019-02-21
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB999IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is a pregnant individual; and providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of felony assault in the second d...
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2019-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB113IntroAltering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow any method of payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-02-20
Special Order until 2/21 (Senator McCray) Adopted
MDSB139IntroAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence in order to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five ...
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2019-02-20
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB163IntroProhibiting an individual from committing a certain drunk or drugged driving offense if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making a violation of the Act a felony; establishing a penalty ...
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2019-02-20
Second Reading Passed
MDSB198EngrossRepealing the statute of limitations for the crime of solicitation to commit murder in the first degree; providing that a person who solicits another or conspires with another to commit murder in the first degree is guilty of a felony and on convicti...
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2019-02-20
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB228EngrossProhibiting a District Court commissioner from authorizing the pretrial release of a defendant who is registered or required to register as a certain sex offender.
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2019-02-20
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB996IntroProviding that July 27 each year is Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day in recognition of the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans.
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2019-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB367IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain indemnity and defense liability contract or agreement language concerning the provision of certain construction-related services is void and unenforceable to include damages arising out of economic loss.
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2019-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB981IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without certain protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a c...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB149EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties; providing for the composition of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study issues related to the classification of and penalties for criminal and civil violations in the...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB162EngrossClassifying a certain offense of human trafficking as a crime of violence under certain provisions of law.
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB951IntroReducing the State income tax rate for certain income of individuals; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB952IntroRepealing a certain seating capacity requirement for theaters in Frederick County for which the Board of License Commissioners may issue a license to sell beer and wine.
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2019-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2019, are not eligible for parole consideration until having served 25 years without application of diminution of confinement credits; requi...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB875IntroPhasing out, over 2 taxable years, a certain limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be included in a certain subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax.
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB921IntroProhibiting an appointed member of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, the Frederick County Ethics Commission, the Frederick County Planning Commission, or the Board of License Commissioners of Frederick County from having an authorized can...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB907IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB884IntroRequiring a Baltimore City school police officer and a school resource officer to carry a firearm while present on the premises of the school to which the officer is assigned.
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2019-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB420IntroRequiring certain physicians, hospitals, facilities, and institutions to report certain abortions to the Maryland Department of Health; requiring that the report be made on a certain form, be transmitted annually to the Vital Statistics Administratio...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB571IntroAuthorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company or rescue squad and certain individuals who are denied payment of a certain disability or death benefit by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to appeal the decisio...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB556IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB548IntroAltering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the renewable energy portfolio standard; removing certain sources from the definition of a "Tier 1 renewable source"; providing that existing obligations or contr...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB850IntroExempting from the sales and use tax certain sales of qualified computer technology for use at a qualified data center under certain circumstances; requiring an individual or a corporation to apply for a certain certificate of eligibility in order to...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB103EngrossAltering prohibited actions relating to electronic harassment of minors; prohibiting a person from maliciously engaging in an electronic communication if the electronic communication, as part of a series of communications, is intended to and has the ...
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2019-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB133EngrossRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-02-08
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB508IntroEstablishing the Maryland Brewery Promotion Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants and to conduct certain activities to promote the creation and development of Maryland breweries, visits to Maryland breweries, and the production and ...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB879IntroRequiring public schools to devote a part of the day to appropriate exercises that relate to Black History Month, with an emphasis on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and the contributions they made in the fight against slavery; etc.
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m.
MDSB97IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB115IntroClarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB397IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB521IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop a certain action plan to increase access to and the availability of professional veteran health services to prevent veteran suicides; requiring the plan to address certain matters; requiring the ...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB690IntroAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly obtaining or procuring for any person the labor or services of another by certain means; prohibiting a person f...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB526IntroProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from advertising a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price or coerce or require a dealer to change the advertising medium for a certain price; and requiring ...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB525IntroEstablishing a minimum threshold for damages awarded to a person who suffers financial injury or other damages as a result of certain violations of certain provisions of law governing relationships between vehicle manufacturers and dealers.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB706IntroAuthorizing a person to replace a lost or broken assault weapon that was lawfully possessed in accordance with certain provisions of law if the replacement is registered with the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB552IntroProhibiting 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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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB689IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit or thing of value from the pr...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB507IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain percentage of an investment made in a qualified innovation business, not to exceed $50,000, or $100,000 for a qualified investor that is a pass-through entity or a married couple filing joi...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB160IntroAdding bladder, kidney or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB269IntroAltering the policy and purpose of provisions of law governing flood control and watershed management to include establishing a grant program to assist local jurisdictions with infrastructure repairs, debris removal, and emergency protection work ass...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB402IntroRepealing a certain provision of law to allow an application for involuntary admission to a facility of an inmate in certain institutions to be made by any person who has a legitimate interest in the welfare of the individual; altering the circumstan...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB684IntroAuthorizing a holder of a micro-brewery license in Frederick County to brew, bottle, or contract for not more than 45,000 barrels of malt beverages each year; authorizing a micro-brewery to sell not more than 4,000 barrels of its beer for on-premises...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB801IntroAuthorizing the holder of a Class 5 brewery to brew and bottle malt beverages at a location listed on an individual storage permit; requiring a local licensing board to grant an on-site consumption permit under certain circumstances; authorizing a ho...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB719IntroAltering the membership of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to include the Secretary of Commerce ex officio, two members appointed by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House, respectively, and one additional ...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB704IntroLimiting the application of the time frame for nonrenewal or termination of a beer franchise agreement to a large franchisor; specifying a certain time frame within which a small franchisor is required to notify a franchisee of an intention to termin...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB118IntroEstablishing that the Secretary of State Police is not required to submit certain fingerprints with a certain application for a criminal history records check if the applicant's fingerprints are already on file with the Department of State Police.
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2019-02-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB369IntroEstablishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analy...
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2019-02-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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