Maryland Senator Robert Zirkin [D]

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MDSB101EngrossMaking certain provisions of law authorizing the prelitigation discovery of certain insurance coverage information relating to claims involving vehicle accidents applicable to claims involving any tort involving death or bodily injury; providing that...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB152EngrossAuthorizing a court to order a defendant convicted of a charge of animal cruelty under the Act, as a condition of sentencing, to participate in and pay for psychological counseling and to pay, in addition to any other fines and costs, all reasonable ...
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2019-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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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2019-02-15
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB196IntroRequiring an application for a license, an identification card, or a moped operator's permit to allow an applicant to indicate the applicant's sex as female, male, or unspecified; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to ensure that the license,...
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2019-02-15
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB512IntroProhibiting a public service company from terminating electric or gas service to certain residential customers for nonpayment on a day that a government furlough is in effect or for 7 days after the furlough has ended; authorizing the Public Service ...
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2019-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB962IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, on or before January 1, 2020, to establish an Offender Rehabilitation and Reentry Program to provide and coordinate the delivery of community services to recently released ex-offend...
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2019-02-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB868IntroRepealing a certain provision of law applying certain provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act to certain health insurance coverage issued or delivered in the State by certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB870IntroIncreasing the maximum income limits on eligibility for a certain credit against the State income tax for certain child and dependent care expenses; altering the phase-out of the tax credit; making the credit refundable, subject to certain income lim...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB882IntroProhibiting a person from transporting into the State a certain firearm that is not imprinted with a certain serial number or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain firearm that is not i...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB893IntroEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB388IntroProhibiting an insurer from disclaiming coverage under a policy of liability insurance on the ground that the insured or a certain person has breached the policy by failing to cooperate with the insurer; and making a conforming change.
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
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
MDSB516IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 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
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
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
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
MDSB441IntroProhibiting a person from storing or leaving a loaded or an unloaded firearm in a location where a child could gain access to the firearm, unless the firearm is locked by a certain safety lock or is secured in a container that is capable of preventin...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB863IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment or an employee to disclose the applicant's or employee's use of marijuana or cannabis and from taking certain other action; providing that certain provisions of the Act do not p...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB853IntroAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB678IntroAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB857IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to allow certain dispensaries and dispensary agents to acquire, possess, process, transfer, transport, sell, distribute, or dispense food containing medical cannabis for use by a qualifying...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB864IntroProhibiting a party to a contract from rescinding a contract between the party and a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver; prohibiting an employer from discriminating against a qualifyi...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB854IntroProviding that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to worker's compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB858IntroAuthorizing an institution of higher education or a related medical facility to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of conducting a certain research project; requiri...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB855IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, in consultation with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, to adopt certain regulations relating to the treatment of certain inmates using medical cannabis at State an...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB860IntroProhibiting certain persons from being subject to revocation of mandatory supervision, parole, or probation for the medical use of or possession of medical cannabis.
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB861IntroRepealing the requirement that the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission register certain individuals as certifying providers; repealing the requirement that a provider submit a certain proposal to the Commission to be registered as a certif...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB862IntroProhibiting a landlord from denying a certain patient a lease solely on the basis of the possession of medical cannabis or the consumption of nonsmoked medical cannabis; prohibiting a landlord from denying a certain caregiver a lease solely on the ba...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB859IntroRequiring that all advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be consistent with certain federal regulations governing prescription drug advertising; prohibiting certain advertisements from be...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB856IntroEstablishing the Juvenile Justice Reform Council in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Council; prohibiting a member of the Council from receiving certain compensation, but...
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2019-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB385IntroAltering the content requirements of the statewide voter registration application; altering the information that an electronic voter registration system is required to provide to a certain applicant; providing that a voter affiliated with a political...
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2019-02-05
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB416IntroDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding instruction on the Holocaust and genocide to Maryland students to ensure these tragedies are not forgotten and to gain an understanding of ways to prevent such events in the future; requiring pub...
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2019-02-05
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
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB326IntroAuthorizing the Director of the State Lottery and Gaming Control Agency to issue certain fraternal organizations a license for not more than five instant ticket lottery machines; providing that proceeds from instant ticket lottery machine sales by a ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB339IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB396IntroEstablishing the Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings as a special, nonlapsing fund; providing that the purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for reasonable costs and attorney's fees for students provided counsel under certain provisi...
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2019-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB386IntroAuthorizing in Baltimore County the holder of a manufacturer's license or a wholesaler's license to sell or deliver alcoholic beverages to a holder of a retail alcoholic beverages license on Sunday; and authorizing holders of certain classes of retai...
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2019-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB387IntroRequiring a person seeking to construct a natural gas pipeline to apply for a certain water quality certification and pay a nonrefundable fee; requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain fee for the submission and review of a w...
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2019-01-31
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB391IntroSpecifying that, notwithstanding certain provisions of law, an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB205IntroIncreasing from 5 to 6 the number of resident judges of the circuit court in Washington County; and increasing the number of resident judges of the District Court in certain districts.
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2019-01-25
Hearing 2/06 at 12:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDSB209IntroRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order request or a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; an...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB208IntroRepealing the requirement that notice of a claim for damages must be filed with the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund within 180 days after the accident before a person may apply or sue for payment from the Fund; repealing provisions of law that pro...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB238IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for partial expungement of certain criminal records under certain circumstances; setting forth certain actions that a court is required and authorized to take if the partial expungement of a certain record is i...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB232IntroProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; applying and altering certain penalties; providing a person who violates the Act is guilty of a misdemeanor and is subject to imprisonment for up to 5 years or a fine of up to $10,0...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB231IntroRepealing certain provisions allowing certain individuals under the age of majority to marry under certain circumstances; and establishing that individuals under the age of 18 may not marry.
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB143IntroExtending the date, to on or before December 31, 2020, by which the Department of Natural Resources is required to prepare a certain fishery management plan for the cownose ray species, subject to available funding; and extending the termination date...
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2019-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB145IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from dredging buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals as part of carrying out certain duties.
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2019-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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