Maryland Senator Sarah Elfreth [D]

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MDSB323PassEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the acquisition of, the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility or other infrastructure operated by a certain organization; requiring the Governor, for...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 395
MDSB48PassIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 499
MDSB283PassRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential institutional communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
MDSB119PassEstablishing the Clean Water Commerce Account within the Bay Restoration Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to transfer $20,000,000 from the Fund to the Account for certain purposes beginning in fiscal year 2022 and each year thereafte...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 694
MDSB324PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving alleged violations of certain air and water quality requirements in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to keep an electronic record of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 443
MDSB227PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to update certain stormwater management regulations at least once every 5 years to incorporate certain updated precipitation data; requiring the Department to review and update certain regulations in a cert...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 641
MDSB490PassRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to employ a chief inspector; and providing for the salary of the chief inspector to be fixed by the Board as in a general county classified salary schedule, within nonrepresented pa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 668
MDSB489PassEstablishing a Class MT (movie theater) beer and wine license in Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to issue the license to the owner of a movie theater who holds a crowd control training certi...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 548
MDSB427PassRequiring each county board of education to ensure that each public school provide, at no charge to students, menstrual hygiene products via dispensers in the women's restrooms at the school; requiring a public middle or high school to install menst...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 706
MDSB529PassRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapol...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 519
MDSB565PassAltering a certain provision of law requiring the Maryland Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to collaborate with the Maryland Health Care Commission to publish and provide a certain report card to require the Office to also collaborate...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 762
MDSB642PassClarifying the eligibility of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System for certain death benefits when COVID-19 caused or contributed to the death of a member; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension Sys...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 422
MDSB591PassAltering the scope of certain tax incidence studies submitted by the Bureau of Revenue Estimates; requiring governmental units involved in the implementation or administration of the taxes and charges evaluated in the study to provide promptly any in...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 517
MDSB641PassAuthorizing the State to purchase a certain insurance policy to satisfy a bond requirement to protect certain losses of State Retirement and Pension System assets.
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 420
MDSB674PassAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 635
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDSB779PassAuthorizing the Maryland 529 Board to distribute certain fees in a certain manner; requiring an account holder of the Maryland Senator Edward J. Kasemeyer College Investment Plan to be a State resident and file taxes before July 15 each year to quali...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 436
MDSB745PassAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 492
MDSB761PassRequiring the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to be a sworn police officer with certain powers; providing that an individual who commences employment as the Executive Director of the State Retirement Agency on or after Januar...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 398
MDSB836PassRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to study and make recommendations on certain matters; and requiring the Board to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2021, its findings and recommendations regarding necessary r...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 361
MDSB314PassRequiring the Comptroller to appoint the Chief of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates from a list of at least three candidates reviewed and evaluated by the Revenue Monitoring Committee and the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and Forecasting Group; requirin...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 655
MDSB5PassAltering the information to be included in the Health Care Disparities Policy Report Card to include disparities in morbidity and mortality rates for dementia; requiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to publish health data that...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 745
MDSB550PassEstablishing the Sheila E. Hixson Behavioral Health Services Matching Grant Program for Service Members and Veterans to provide funds to local nonprofit organizations to establish and expand community behavioral health programs to serve members, vete...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 786
MDSB901PassEstablishing the Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; establishing the purpose of the Fund; authorizing uses for the Fund; requiring certain loans to be for a fixed period; requiring the Maryland Emergency Management ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 644
MDSB909PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, prior to the release of State funds for a certain capital project that receives at least $3,000,000 in a single fiscal year, to review the project for subcontracting oppo...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 728
MDSB172PassEstablishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; requiring the Program to provide grant funding to reduce he...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
MDSB30VetoLimiting the authorization for the Governor, with the approval of the Board of Public Works, to reduce a certain appropriation to not more than a total of 25% of the legislative appropriation as approved by the General Assembly for any eight-digit pr...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB746VetoEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection and certification of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing a cap of four on the number of bargaining units in ...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB43PassProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a person who is a victim, witness, or suspect in an open investigation that the officer is conducting, supervising, or assisting w...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDSB438PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a model policy to support the educational and parenting goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students; requiring the model policy to include certain policies and...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDSB778PassExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce to finance certain rental assistance to business entities located...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDSB887PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real or personal property owned or leased by...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDSB886PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of a credit or course to an enrolled student to report the denial to the student and the...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189
MDSB3PassAltering the health care services the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to a certain limitation, is required to provide through telehealth; requiring that certain services provided under the Program include certain counseling and treatment...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
MDSB66PassEstablishing the Office of Statewide Broadband in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality, affordable broadband Internet service and has the tools necessary to take a...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 74
MDSB319Engross

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Expanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (108-28)
MDSB414Engross

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Requiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDSB649Engross

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Requiring regulations of a primary procurement unit to require the unit to make a good faith effort to solicit at least one bid from a certified minority business enterprise for a small procurement in Category II and Category III of the State Procure...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Sample-Hughes, Rosenberg and Belcastro)
MDSB849Intro

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Altering eligibility for a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on certain residential real property located within a certain airport noise zone; authorizing the governing body of a county or mu...
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2021-04-12
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB1PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 thro...
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2021-03-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 42
MDSB737Engross

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Providing that Department of Agriculture, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Maryland Environmental Trust must allow participants in certain programs to participate in and receive compensation from certain markets, credits, or programs unde...
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2021-03-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB370Engross

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Increasing to $20,000 the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old; increasing to $10,000 the amount of a subtraction modification under th...
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2021-03-24
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB647Engross

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Requiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide certain reports on federal COVID-19 relief funding; requiring the reports to be submitted on or before March 15, 2021, and quarterly through June 30, 2022; requiring the reports to identify...
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2021-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB566Engross

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Authorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to increase the rate of the transfer tax imposed on certain written instruments conveying title to property or a leasehold interest in real property; requiring any revenue derived from a higher tr...
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2021-03-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB487Intro

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Requiring the Governor to appoint five members, instead of three, to the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; requiring that members be appointed from each legislative district in Anne Arundel County; limiting the number of terms t...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDSB925Intro

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Establishing the Workgroup on Public Water Access; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters; requiring the Workgroup to submit an interim report and a final report to certain committees of the General Assemb...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB437Intro

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Including data on pregnant and parenting students in the data collected, organized, managed, disaggregated, reported on, and analyzed by the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center; and altering the types of records excluded from the definition of "...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB253Intro

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Requiring that a school bus be routed with the intent that the number of pupils on the bus does not exceed the manufacturer's rated seating capacity for the bus; and providing that if an emergency or temporary situation causes the number of pupils on...
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2021-02-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB640Intro

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Establishing the Emergency Community Services Fund for purposes of enabling the State to respond without undue delay to increased demand for community services during a state of emergency or during period of increased unemployment; requiring the Gove...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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