Maryland Delegate Shaneka Henson [D]

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MDHB36EnrollRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain civil fines against a child found to have committed certain violations; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain court c...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB40EnrollAltering the standard of proof by which the court must make a certain finding relating to the admission in evidence, during certain criminal trials, of a statement offered against a party who caused the unavailability of the declarant of the statemen...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB234EnrollAltering a condition relating to an incarcerated obligor's term of imprisonment under which the obligor's child support payment is not considered past due and arrearages will not accrue if the obligor was sentenced to a term of imprisonment of 180 co...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB304EnrollAuthorizing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB837EnrollAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1077EnrollProviding that certain fees and surcharges on the recordation of instruments among the land records do not apply to the recordation of a certain restrictive covenant modification or an amendment to the common area deeds or other declarations of a hom...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1571EnrollProviding that the assessment of a certain fee by the State Health Services Cost Review Commission for funding the Hospital Employees Retraining Fund is to be in the case of a hospital closure, merger, or full delicensure; altering the circumstances ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1658EnrollRequiring the Governor to appropriate certain amounts of money to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in fiscal years 2022 through 2026; requiring the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra to submit certain reports to the Governor and certain committees of the G...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB200EnrollProviding for enforcement only as a secondary offense for a violation of the requirement to maintain vehicle registration plates to be free from foreign material and to be clearly legible.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB604EnrollRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB917EnrollAltering the basis on which a person is prohibited from taking certain actions against a certain person or group, to include certain actions motivated either in whole or in part by another person's or group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual or...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1226EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1444EnrollDefining "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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1313EnrollProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB123EnrollRequiring 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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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB541EnrollRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to require entrance-level and in-service police training conducted by the State and each county and municipal police training school to include in their curriculum training relating to t...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB543EnrollAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
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
MDHB515EngrossRequiring each county board of education to submit, beginning on July 1, 2021 and each July 1 thereafter, a report to the State Board of Education, the Governor, and certain legislative committees on the ratio of students to certain staff members at ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB460EngrossRequiring the Department of Human Services to post on its website a free online course on the identification, prevention, and reporting of child abuse.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB979EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in a certain report regarding Maryland Corr...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB564EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Aging to pay to certain low-income seniors up to a $1,500 subsidy from State general funds to help low-income seniors reside in assisted living programs; increasing, except under certain circumstances, a certain subsidy in ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance 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
MDHB868IntroDesignating the day after Thanksgiving as American Indian Heritage Day and a public school holiday; requiring public schools to devote part of at least one day to appropriate exercises for American Indian Heritage Day; designating September 17 for Co...
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2020-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB639IntroProhibiting a hospital or related institution, on or after January 1, 2022, from employing or granting privileges to a certain health care professional unless the health care professional provides certain documentation; requiring each health care pro...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1428IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with certain entities, to adopt regulations to require periodic inspections for the presence of mold hazards and mold or moisture problems in each occupied higher education facility in the ...
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2020-03-02
To House Appropriations Committee
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
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
MDHB1274IntroRequiring a police officer to inform a minor of whether the minor is free to leave before questioning the minor for any purpose; requiring a police officer immediately to inform a certain minor that the minor is not free to leave under certain circum...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1112IntroEntering into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring certain audiologists and speech-language patholo...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1255IntroEstablishing the Bilingual Learner Prekindergarten Grant Program to provide county boards of education with grants to assist in creating pilot programs to facilitate bilingual education for prekindergarten students; requiring the Governor, beginning ...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means 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
MDHB1536IntroRequiring the State Board of Education, on or before March 31, 2021, to develop policies and procedures for reporting, administering, investigating, and resolving complaints related to incidents of sexual misconduct and Title IX; providing for the re...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means 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
MDHB1110IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for a certain amount of military retirement income received by an individual during the taxable year if the individual has received a determination of a 100% service connected disabili...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1090IntroEstablishing that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances; establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes; author...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1114IntroRequiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of custody or visitation between the parties that is in the best interest of the child, to consider the ability of each of the parties to meet the child's developmental needs, the relatio...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1201IntroEstablishing the Maryland Reparations Commission; providing for the composition, staffing, chair and vice chair, and terms of the members of the Commission; providing that the purpose of the Commission is to develop and administer a program for the p...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1532IntroEstablishing that the criteria for determining eligibility for the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services are the criteria in effect on a certain date, notwithstanding certain changes in federal law; and requiring the State to pr...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1482IntroRequiring the Military Department to study and make recommendations regarding State laws and regulations that unnecessarily burden active duty service members and regarding the establishment of a program to provide assistance to active duty service m...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1540IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1377IntroExempting certain defendants placed in private home detention as a condition of pretrial release from the requirement to pay a certain monitoring fee if the defendant qualifies as an indigent individual under certain circumstances or if a private hom...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1437IntroAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than the minimum term required by law; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; author...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1425IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1491IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions.
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1463IntroRequiring the Division of Correction to facilitate the acquisition of and maintain on file an inmate's Social Security card and birth certificate; requiring the Division of Correction to provide screening for and access to certain mediation for an in...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1501IntroAltering, from 72 hours to 48 hours, the time period within which the owner of a lost or stolen regulated firearm must report the loss or theft to a certain law enforcement agency.
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB747IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB416IntroEstablishing the Medical Cannabis Business Development Fund to provide financial assistance and grants relating to small, minority and women business owners; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requir...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB522IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to study certain matters relating to the Home and Hospital Teaching Program for Students and make recommendations regarding any statutory or regulatory changes to the program; requiring, by December 31, 202...
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2020-02-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
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