Maryland Delegate Ron Watson [D]

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MDHB1349IntroExtending the date to September 1, 2019, for the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain technical assistance to schools and develop a process to monitor implementation of guidelines for public schools r...
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1367IntroAuthorizing a State's Attorney to refer a child to a diversion program under certain circumstances.
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
MDHB1330IntroRenaming the State Law Library to be the Thurgood Marshall Law Library; providing that the Thurgood Marshall Law Library is the successor of the State Law Library; providing that certain names and titles of a certain unit and officials in laws and ot...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1322IntroPhasing out, over certain taxable years, the limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be subtracted from federal adjusted gross income for Maryland income tax purposes.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1314IntroAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1329IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Maryland Appellate Court, to change the name of a Judge o...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB98IntroRequiring the State to continue providing a certain prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the January 1, 2019, termination of a certain State prescription drug benefit plan for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent childr...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB658IntroRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to require agencies and units of the Executive Branch of State Government to establish a goal that at least 5% of total annual interagency agreement expenditures be awarded to historically black colle...
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2019-02-14
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB768IntroEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board as an instrumentality of the State the purpose of which is to protect State residents and certain stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products; req...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB814IntroEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Option and the purpose of the Option; requiring certain individuals who are under a certain age to maintain certain minimum essential coverage for the individual and certain household members; requiring a ce...
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2019-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB440IntroRepealing the limit on the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Planning Grants that may be awarded to a local school system in each year; removing the prohibition against new P-TECH Planning Grants being awarded to establish ...
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB990IntroAllocating Racetrack Facility Renewal Account funds to the Maryland Economic Development Corporation for certain purposes and to the Bowie Race Course Training Center; authorizing a certain racing licensee and the owner of the Bowie Race Course Train...
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1070IntroAltering the allocation of funds from the Racetrack Facility Renewal Account by adding the Bowie Race Course Training Center to the list of thoroughbred racing facilities eligible to receive the funds.
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2019-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB697IntroRepealing 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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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations 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
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
MDHB823IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to convene a workgroup to develop certain professional development programs for certain staff in local health departments; providing for the composition of the workgroup; requiring the workgroup to solicit certain fe...
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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHJ2IntroApplying 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 authorizes r...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1124IntroRequiring certain units to make a certain certification regarding certain local regulations; requiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide training to certain units on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring certain uni...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB810IntroIncreasing 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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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB871IntroAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly taking another for prostitution by use of or intent to use force, threat, coercion, or fraud; prohibiting a per...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1001IntroExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; prohibiting a certain correctional unit from placing a minor in certain restrictive housing unless a certain managing official makes a certain finding; requir...
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2019-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary 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 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1072IntroAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to accept a certain form of security from a transportation network company in place of a certain insurance policy if the other form of security adequately provides certain benefits and if the transportatio...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB786IntroProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and t...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB912IntroAuthorizing an individual to notify the local department of social services or the appropriate law enforcement agency if the individual has reason to believe that a verbal threat of imminent severe bodily harm or death to a child has been made by a c...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB740IntroProhibiting a person from transporting into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a firearm manufactured after 1968 that is not imprinted with a serial number issued by a federally l...
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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 10:00 am]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB855IntroRepealing provisions allowing 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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2019-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB559IntroEstablishing that certain authority of railroad companies to acquire property by condemnation does not apply to an entity that owns or operates a railroad powered by a magnetic levitation propulsion system, or passenger or freight transportation for ...
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2019-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB604IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and sworn members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupatio...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB672IntroEstablishing the Local Housing Grant Program for Homeless Veterans and Survivors of Domestic Violence to provide certain grants to counties to house homeless veterans and survivors of domestic violence; authorizing the Governor to include in the budg...
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 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
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB715IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Commissioner of Correction to operate a prerelease unit for women.
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2019-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB254IntroRequiring the clerk of the court to include the name of the judge or magistrate who presided over a hearing or took judicial action as part of case information in the Maryland Judiciary Case Search; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2019-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB580IntroAuthorizing individuals who have a permanent physical disability to deduct $1,000 as a personal exemption under the Maryland income tax; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2018; etc.
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2019-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB581IntroRequiring that the duration of a term of probation for a certain child be consistent with certain treatment and rehabilitation needs of the child; specifying that the duration of a term of probation may not exceed a certain period of time, except und...
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB481IntroReclassifying, as a felony instead of a misdemeanor, the crime of selling, bartering, trading, or offering to sell, barter, or trade a minor for money, property, or anything else of value.
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2019-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB371IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a half-semester-long course in financial literacy; requiring each county board of education to implement the financial literacy curriculum content developed by the State Board i...
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2019-01-31
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB372IntroEstablishing 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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2019-01-30
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB262IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2019-01-29
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB307IntroEstablishing a Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission; authorizing the staff member provided by the Office of the Attorney General to issue certain subpoenas; requiring the Commission to hold certain public meetings in each county wher...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB294IntroAwarding a one-time diminution credit to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; establishing a diminution credit of not less than 60 days and not more than...
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2019-01-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB166IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Wash...
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2019-01-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB110IntroRequiring a public school student in elementary school to be provided a daily program of physical activity totaling 150 minutes each week to include physical education and developmentally appropriate, moderate-to-vigorous activity, including recess; ...
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2019-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
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