Maryland Senator Paul Pinsky [D]

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MDSB532PassMaking individuals who are eligible for in-State financial aid eligible for a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award and part-time grants.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 813
MDSB795PassProhibiting private career schools, for-profit institutions of higher education, and certain institutions of higher education required to register with the Maryland Higher Education Commission under certain circumstances from enrolling certain studen...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 836
MDSB138VetoRequiring the Governor to include the State as a member of the U.S. Climate Alliance on or before July 1, 2018; prohibiting the Governor from withdrawing the State from the U.S. Climate Alliance unless the General Assembly enacts a law approving the ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB741VetoAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; providing that appeals fr...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB740VetoRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; authorizing a nonpublic school that participates in the federal School Breakfast Program or the National S...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB184PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 575
MDSB202PassProhibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the placement of a security freeze requested by a consumer or a certain consumer representative; prohibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the temporary lift or rem...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 677
MDSB286PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, on or before January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide individuals with disabilities with certain nonvisual access so the individu...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 632
MDSB402PassRequiring 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 rel...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 737
MDSB595PassEstablishing the Community College Facilities Renewal Grant Program to provide State funds to community colleges for improvements, repairs, and deferred maintenance projects; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Progra...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 688
MDSB647PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim an increased credit; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking eff...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 611
MDSB621PassAuthorizing certain persons to execute and record a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawfully restrictive covenant in a certain manner; requiring the governing body of a homeowners association to delete any recorded covenant or restriction t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636
MDSB1006PassAltering the definition of the construction practice term "Coast Smart" to include highway facilities; requiring the Coast Smart Council, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation, to establish Coast...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 629
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDSB1202PassEstablishing the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship Program; establishing eligibility criteria for the scholarship that requires an individual to be a member of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, a certain minority student, and...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 597
MDSB373PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 556
MDSB379PassRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget a certain appropriation to the Child Care Subsidy Program each fiscal year; requiring the Governor to appropriate, from all fund sources, funds in the State budget to increase the Child Care Subsi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 564
MDSB492PassRequiring the Board of Public Works to collect certain information related to health care for all construction-related, competitive sealed bids for projects for a certain time period; requiring the Board to direct certain agencies to include certain ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
MDSB578PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 424
MDSB607PassRequiring 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 394
MDSJ6EnrollCommemorating the bicentennial of the birth of Frederick Douglass; and providing that a copy of this resolution be forwarded by the Department of Legislative Services to certain individuals.
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2018-05-08
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 2
MDSB1259PassNaming a certain plaza of the Mary E.W. Risteau District Courts and Multi-Service Center in Harford County to be the H. Wayne Norman, Jr. Memorial Plaza; providing for certain funding for the implementation of the Act; and requiring a certain adminis...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDSB615PassEstablishing the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program at Baltimore City Community College, Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to train students in computer networking and ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 567
MDSB1122PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 357
MDSB277PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
MDSB341PassAdding daylight fluorescent pink as a color authorized for certain outerwear required to be worn by certain persons performing certain hunting activities; and authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define "daylight fl...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 180
MDSB461PassRepealing provisions of law in Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne's, and Washington counties that prohibit a license holder or an employee from knowingly selling or providing an alcoholic beverage to an individual with ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 305
MDSB598PassRequiring the Patuxent Institution and each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Division of Correction to have a written policy and procedure in place requiring that menstrual hygiene products be provided at no cost to a...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 255
MDSB707PassProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
MDSB253PassRepealing a provision that provides for the termination of a prohibition on selling alcoholic beverages that are sold in a powder or crystalline form for direct use or use in combination with water or any other substance.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 224
MDSB477PassRequiring a custodian to deny inspection of a distribution list and a request to be added to a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 40
MDSB846PassAuthorizing any adult family member of a disabled real estate broker to carry on the business of the disabled broker for 6 months for certain purposes subject to certain qualifications; requiring certain family members to surrender a certain certific...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 77
MDSB1265PassRequiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to collaborate with certain persons and entities to provide a comprehensive approach to school safety; requiring the School Safety Subcabinet to develop a model policy for building assessment teams; req...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 30
MDSB317EngrossRequiring the Governor to include $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $750,000 in each of fiscal years 2021 through 2024 in the State budget to the Higher Education Commission for near completer grants for certain recipients; requiring that grants are t...
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2018-04-09
Delegates Luedtke, Ebersole, and Patterson
MDSB391IntroRequiring an electric company to contract for certain renewable energy credits and electricity generated from certain Tier 1 renewable sources to meet a certain portion of the renewable energy portfolio standard for electricity that the electric comp...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB610EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on the Forest Conservation Act Offset Policy to study and review certain issues related to certain changes to forested lands in the State due to certain circumstances; requiring the Task Force to develop findings and recom...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (103-36)
MDSB790EngrossAltering the State song to be the historical State song.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDSB1083EngrossRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to notify the appropriate health occupations board of a possible viol...
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2018-04-09
Senators Klausmeier, Jennings, and Rosapepe
MDSB309EngrossAuthorizing emergency medical services providers and law enforcement officers to report overdoses using a certain information technology platform with secure access; requiring the emergency medical services provider or law enforcement officer making ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Middleton, Feldman, and Hershey
MDSB819PassRequiring certain public school employers to provide an exclusive representative with access to new employee processing; requiring that the structure, time, and manner of certain access be determined through certain negotiations; requiring the public...
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2018-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 29
MDSB290PassAltering the circumstances under which the State may withdraw from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative by requiring the General Assembly to enact a law approving the withdrawal.
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2018-04-05
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 8
MDSB639PassAltering certain procedures for suspending or dismissing certain public school personnel; authorizing certain public school personnel to request a hearing before the county board or arbitration under certain circumstances; specifying the procedures f...
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2018-04-05
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB646PassAltering a certain limit on the unified credit used for determining the Maryland estate tax for certain decedents; altering a certain limitation on the amount of the Maryland estate tax for decedents dying on or after January 1, 2019; providing that,...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15
MDSB687PassProviding that an individual who was appointed to fill a vacancy in an office during the recess of the Senate or who was nominated to fill a vacancy in an office during a regular session of the Senate is prohibited from being nominated for the same o...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16
MDSB1048PassRedesignating electronic voter registration agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to inform an applicant completing an applicable transaction that the applicant shall be registered to vote ...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19
MDSJ7IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that affirms ever...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1027IntroRequiring an institution of higher education, within 30 days after accepting a student to transfer to the institution, to request and obtain records of any disciplinary actions taken against the student from certain institutions of higher education; ...
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSJ11EngrossExpressing the strong and unequivocal opposition of the General Assembly of Maryland to the draft proposed National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program for 2019-2024, and the implementation of any offshore oil or gas leasing, explorat...
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2018-03-30
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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