Maryland Delegate Pamela Queen [D]

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MDHB14PassProhibiting an employer from taking any adverse employment action against an employee for inquiring about the employee's wages.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 25
MDHB123PassRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 67
MDHB277PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop and distribute guidelines on a trauma-informed approach to assist schools with understanding and resp...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 148
MDHB304PassAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring a certain action under the Consumer Protection Act against a person who violates a certain provision of criminal law regarding the exploitation of a vulner...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 160
MDHB621PassAltering the manner by which the Comptroller withholds from certain income tax distributions certain amounts that a local government owes to the Local Reserve Account for its share of certain income tax refunds and interest that are paid from the Acc...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDHB1029PassAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development; providing that $750,000 in funds f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 409
MDHB1141PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to submit an annual report on the Apprenticeship Career Training Pilot Program for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals on or before September 30 each year.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 432
MDHB1444PassDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle including braids, twists, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 473
MDHB1205PassEstablishing the Universities at Shady Grove Regional Higher Education Center; establishing the purpose of the Center is to provide students access to established, cutting edge, and high-demand academic programs of degree-granting institutions; requi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 447
MDHB771PassRequiring each room accessible for individuals with disabilities in a lodging establishment to be furnished with a bed of at least a certain height beginning December 31, 2021; requiring 25% by December 31, 2021, 50% by December 31, 2022, 75% by Dece...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 319
MDHB390EngrossRequiring the Department of Transportation to study and make recommendations on the feasibility of establishing a point-to-point commuter bus route that serves certain population centers along the I-270 corridor and provides service to and from job c...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB655IntroRequiring a dealer who participates in finance charges associated with a contract for the sale of a vehicle to disclose certain information to a buyer in writing on a document that is separate from the financing agreement before executing a financing...
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2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until 3/18 (Delegate Dumais) Adopted
MDHB1249EngrossRequiring the public-private partnership agreement for the I-495 and I-270 Public-Private Partnership Program to include certain provisions; authorizing certain revenues derived from certain tolls to be distributed to a certain special fund to be bud...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-36)
MDHB229EngrossProhibiting the aerial application of chlorpyrifos on or after October 1, 2020; prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos in the State on or after December 31, 2020; establishing the Pesticide Transition Fund to support Maryland farmers in the transition a...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB292IntroExpanding to all counties in the State a prohibition on State agencies constructing within the nine Eastern Shore counties a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge without the consent of a majority of the affected counties.
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1152EngrossRequiring a public school to notify a student's parent or legal guardian when there is a low balance in the student's meal account and before the student accrues unpaid meal debt; prohibiting a public school from communicating about unpaid meal debt...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB35EngrossDefining "firearm telematics" as an electronic sensor or equipment installed on a firearm for purposes of tracking the location of the firearm if it becomes lost or stolen; requiring the Handgun Roster Board under the Department of State Police to st...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB208EngrossRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menstrual hygi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB299IntroProhibiting a State agency or its designee from acquiring residential real property for a public-private partnership project that includes the addition of toll lanes to I-495 or I-270.
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2020-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB398EngrossRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for certain loans that will use the services of certain small, minority, women-owned, and veteran-owned businesses, particularly those businesses that pr...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1219EngrossAltering, from 15 years to 20 years, the time period that certain inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2020, must serve before becoming eligible for parole consideration; repealing certain provisions tha...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB488EngrossEstablishing that the discovery or perception of, or belief about, another person's race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, or sexual orientation, whether or not accurate, does not constitute legally adequate provocation to mitigate a kil...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB973IntroEstablishing certain minimum fines for certain traffic violations relating to the driver of a vehicle failing to stop or yield to certain pedestrian and bicycle traffic; altering the source of funds for the Pedestrian Safety Fund; and requiring the S...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB204EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to review the filing fees and associated requirements of neighboring states that are equivalent or substantially similar to the filing fees required under § 1-203(b)(3)(ii) of the Corporatio...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB750IntroProhibiting a private education lender from initiating an action to collect a private education loan if the student loan borrower or cosigner would be required to demonstrate undue hardship to discharge the private education loan in bankruptcy; etc.
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB703EngrossRequiring the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to include certain information in its annual report; requiring certain county offices of civil rights to report certain information relating to complaints of employment discrimination to the Commissio...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1079EngrossRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; requiring the Maryland Departm...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB896EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to establish and administer a statewide green business certification program; requiring the green business certification program to recognize businesses operating in a way that reduces their environmental f...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1232IntroAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax, under certain circumstances, for certain taxpayers who incur certain qualified expenses for certain costs to purchase or acquire certain qualified child care property or who, during the taxable year,...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB333IntroRepealing a certain exception that allowed an insurer to cancel or refuse to renew coverage for homeowner's insurance based on weather-related claims if there were three or more weather-related claims within a certain time period; and requiring that ...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB849IntroProhibiting certain rates from taking effect without prior approval from the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; altering the definition of "insurer" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the People's Insurance Counsel to include prope...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB590EngrossRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1028IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to develop, disseminate, and publish online model safety guidelines on the safe operation of electric retractable room partitions; and authorizing the governing body of a county to enact a local law prohibi...
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2020-02-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1098IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems on land owned by the State; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and ...
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2020-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB31IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to develop and make available for certain vehicles a special registration plate supporting hunger relief initiatives; authorizing certain persons to apply to the Administration for the special registration p...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1515IntroEstablishing the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to administer the Program; requiring the Progr...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1341IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations from offering products or services at no charge or at a discounted price to educate a person regarding, or to monit...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1298IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a certain policy to support certain goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students, collect and track certain data, and, on or before June 1 each year, beginning in ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1323IntroRequiring that the State Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Services, after consultation with the Education Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs and county boards of education, to develop and implement a...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1426IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB300IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years without application of diminution of confinenment credits.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB628IntroEstablishing the Adverse Childhood Experiences Screening Grant Program to provide grants to primary care providers who provide care for minors to implement certain screening tools to identify and treat minors with mental health disorders related to a...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB666IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Screening Related to Adverse Childhood Experiences; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to update, improve, and develop certain screening tools, submit certain scr...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB819IntroRequiring, on or before October 1, 2021, minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to comply with certain health and wellness standards adopted by the Secretary of Health; requiring certain training standards adopted by the Secretary of Pu...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHJ7IntroSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB818IntroProhibiting the exclusion of individuals based on citizenship status from certain population counts used for redistricting congressional districts and certain legislative districts.
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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