Maryland Delegate Sheila Ruth [D]

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MDHB191PassExtending the termination date to September 30, 2032, for provisions of law related to the Spay/Neuter Fund; and requiring the Department of Agriculture to report to the General Assembly by October 1, 2022, on spay and neuter programs that are not re...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 472
MDHB869PassRequiring the Department of the Environment's Wetlands and Waterways Program Division to study permitting for ecological restoration projects; requiring the Department to report on its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Asse...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MDHB1380PassDefining "honorable discharge" with respect to any State program of benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to a veteran to include certain discharge that is less than honorable; requiring a veteran to submit to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs d...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDHB75PassIncreasing, from 29 to 30, the number of members of the Maryland Agricultural Commission appointed by the Governor; and requiring the Governor to appoint one member from a list of at least two nominees representing the hemp industry.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 459
MDHB195PassAuthorizing a unit of local government to qualify for a marine contractor license; exempting an individual employed by a county or municipality in the State who performs marine contractor services while in the performance of the duties of their emplo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
MDHB157PassProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; establishing certain...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 418
MDHB456PassIncreasing the amount of the supplemental benefit that the State must provide under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program by increasing the minimum total monthly benefit from $30 to $40.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 324
MDHB775PassEstablishing the Maryland Pediatric Cancer Fund to be used only for pediatric cancer research, prevention, and treatment; requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt regulations to implement a pediatric cancer research grant program; requiring the Gov...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB1187PassAltering the amount of income tax revenue from corporations that is distributed to a certain fund each year; and altering, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB884PassRequiring that whenever the Department of Natural Resources identifies an old-growth forest on State conservation land, the land shall be managed in a way that prohibits logging; and providing that nothing in the Act may be interpreted to prohibit th...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 339
MDHB22PassProhibiting a veterinary practitioner from performing certain declawing procedures on a cat unless the procedure is necessary for a therapeutic purpose; authorizing the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to impose certain disciplinary action...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 178
MDHB16PassProhibiting a person from leaving a dog outside and unattended for longer than 30 minutes without access to continuous suitable shelter or suitable shade during extreme weather conditions or temperatures, subject to certain exceptions; defining "extr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
MDHB254PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to conduct an infrastructure review of each pedestrian or bicyclist fatality that occurs on a State highway or at an intersection of a State highway and another highway or a municipal street to identify cert...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 153
MDHB293PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; requiring the Maryland Depart...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDHB385PassRequiring certain institutions of higher education to provide certain information to students who are applying to be a resident of certain types of student housing; requiring an occupancy agreement between a student and the Maryland Economic Developm...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 183
MDHB52PassProhibiting a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, or possessing with the intent to sell parts or products of certain animal species under certain circumstances, subject to certain exceptions; requiring that fines and restitution impo...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDHB1433PassRequiring the State Highway Administration to designate Maryland Route 210 as the Piscataway Highway.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
MDHB1391PassEstablishing the Medium-Duty and Heavy-Duty Zero-Emission Vehicle Grant Program for certain vehicles and equipment to be administered by the Maryland Energy Administration; altering, for certain fiscal years, the vehicle excise tax credit for the pur...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 234
MDHB277PassEstablishing the Purple Star Schools Program to recognize public schools that provide strong services and support for military-connected students and their families when, as a result of military service, a military-connected student transfers schools...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB1263Intro

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Establishing the Office on Climate Change in the Office of the Governor to coordinate with the Commission on Climate Change to ensure certain recommendations are implemented, ensure that each State agency addresses ways the agency can mitigate the ca...
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2022-04-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB250Engross

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Establishing the Private Well Safety Program in the Department of the Environment to address and manage the contamination of certain private and domestic water supply wells in the State; establishing the Private Well Safety Fund to award grants to ce...
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2022-04-11
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Hester) Adopted
MDHB303Enroll

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt by regulation the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as the Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards; providing for the implementation of the Standards by local jurisdictions, counties, and mu...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB696Enroll

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Establishing an electric school bus pilot program; requiring the Public Service Commission to implement and administer the pilot program; authorizing investor-owned electric companies to apply to the Commission to implement an electric school bus pil...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB147Engross

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Altering the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund; establishing the Maryland Food and Agricultural Resiliency Mechanism Grant Program and Fund to provide grants to food banks and charitable emergency food providers to alleviate foo...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (130-3)
MDHB229Enroll

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Authorizing pharmacists to administer injectable medications for treatment of sexually transmitted infections; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB521Enroll

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Authorizing certain individuals to petition a court to remove from public inspection certain records relating to an action for repossession of residential property for failure to pay rent; establishing certain procedures and requirements for the cons...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB588Enroll

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Requiring certain community action agencies, in collaboration with appropriate local health departments, to make available to any women enrolled in the Maryland Medical Assistance Program feminine hygiene products in an amount sufficient to meet the ...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB649PassEstablishing inspection and reporting requirements for certain permit holders; requiring the Department of the Environment maintain on its website a list of certain noncompliant permit holders and provide certain Senators and Delegates with a link to...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 22
MDHB547Engross

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Requiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including developing, purchasing, and providing digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a local school s...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1255PassProhibiting certain public agencies from using seclusion as a behavioral health intervention for a student; prohibiting a public agency from using physical restraint and a nonpublic school from using physical restraint or seclusion as a behavioral he...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31
MDHB368Enroll

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Prohibiting the Motor Vehicle Administration from assessing a penalty for a vehicle whose required security has terminated or lapsed under certain circumstances, if the vehicle's registration plates are returned to the Administration within 10 days a...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB937PassEstablishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program in the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that there are a sufficient number of health professionals to provide abortion care; establishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program Fund...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 56
MDHB932Enroll

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Providing that, in an action of summary ejectment for failure to pay rent where a landlord or park owner is awarded a judgment giving restitution of the leased premises, a tenant or resident who has the right to redemption of the leased premises by t...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB772Enroll

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB10Enroll

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Requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to provide certain safety and workforce development training for its operations training workforce and its maintenance workforce; requiring the Administration's annual report on the implementation of the ...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB270Enroll

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Requiring an innkeeper to establish and maintain a computerized record-keeping system for guest transactions and receipts; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services and the Maryland Department of Labor to approve...
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2022-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB405Engross

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Establishing the Mechanical Insulation Installation Grant Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide grants to individuals, nonprofit organizations, and business entities for a portion of certain qualified expenses paid or incurred for...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB133Enroll

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Prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2023, a person from supplying, selling, or offering for sale a high-PAH sealant product for application to a driveway or parking area in the State; prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2023, a person from applying o...
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2022-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDHB515Enroll

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Requiring county boards of education, the Maryland Public Secondary Schools Athletic Association, governing bodies of public institutions of higher education, and boards of community college trustees to allow student athletes to modify an athletic or...
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2022-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB657Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Consortium on Coordinated Community Supports to develop, in consultation with certain stakeholders, guidelines for developing a standardized behavioral health questionnaire to identify students with behavioral health services n...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB716Enroll

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Altering the membership of the Patuxent River Commission by increasing the voting membership from 34 to 36 members and including 1 individual representing an organization or unit of local government engaged in watershed management and restoration, th...
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2022-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB872Engross

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Requiring each public institution of higher education to adopt a certain policy that authorizes students to withdraw under extenuating circumstances of illness, injury, hospitalization, or mental health and wellness and that includes a provision to r...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1343Engross

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Requiring a major State contractor to file a certain statement with the State Board of Elections if the major State contractor made a certain disbursement during the reporting period to a certain advocacy organization that makes disbursements for pub...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB674Engross

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Providing for the stay of certain eviction proceedings when a tenant is waiting for a determination on a good faith application for rental assistance.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB335Enroll

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Requiring the terms and conditions of the Maryland Transportation Authority for E-ZPass accounts to allow a person to dispute any charges or fees for the use of a Maryland toll facility to the person's E-ZPass account within at least 1 year after the...
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2022-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB141Enroll

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Requiring that equity be considered when State transportation plans, reports, and goals are developed; altering the membership of the advisory committee on State transportation goals; requiring the Department of Transportation, in collaboration with ...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB269Engross

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Requiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody, interrogates a child, or charges a child with a criminal violation to provide reasonable notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian; requiring the notice to include the ch...
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2022-03-31
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB287Enroll

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Requiring the Secretary of Health to be professionally qualified through certain experience or education in at least one health-related field, health or law policy, health care facilities administration, health economics or financial management, gove...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB1482Enroll

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Requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to review investment holdings in eligible accounts to determine the extent to which these funds are invested in Russia-restricted investments; requiring the Board of Trustees...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB29Engross

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Repealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; altering the authority of the Maryland Transportation Authority to enter c...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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