Maryland Senator Shelly Hettleman [D]

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MDHB216EngrossAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is an automated or prerecorded oral communication.
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2020-02-25
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
MDHB312IntroProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a reasonable accommodation for the known disability of an otherwise qualified applicant for employment; and expanding a certain undue hardship exception for employers regarding providing a cert...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB551IntroEstablishing a certain educational qualification required for an applicant for a physical therapist assistant license who was educated in limited physical therapy outside of any state; and altering certain educational qualifications for applicants fo...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB459IntroEstablishing an affirmative defense to certain crimes if a defendant committed an act as a result of being a victim of an act of another in violation of certain State and federal provisions of law prohibiting human trafficking; prohibiting a defendan...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB541IntroRequiring 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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2020-02-25
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB543IntroAuthorizing 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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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB619IntroProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021, the use of fire-fighting foam containing perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances for firefighter training purposes; and establishing a civil penalty of up to $500 for a first violation of the Act and up...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB590IntroRepealing 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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2020-02-25
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDSB961IntroRepealing the requirement that a certain representative designated by a unit of the University System of Maryland to coordinate certain sexual harassment prevention training be the unit's Title IX Coordinator.
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB406EngrossRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged c...
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2020-02-25
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB633EngrossRequiring 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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2020-02-25
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB531IntroDefining "race", for the purposes of certain laws prohibiting discrimination, to include certain traits historically associated with race, including hair texture and certain hairstyles; and defining "protective hairstyle" as a hairstyle designed to p...
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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB606IntroAltering 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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2020-02-25
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB193IntroMaking certain violations relating to the use or possession of certain de minimis quantities of certain controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involving the...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB713IntroRequiring the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits within the Department of Budget and Management to study the number and salaries of certain employees employed by certain State agencies in a position of grade 19 or above who are African America...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB470IntroRequiring certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools to report certain information on revenues and spending to the Maryland Higher Education Commission on or before June 30 each year; annually requiring that, on or...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB606IntroRequiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $5,000,000 to the Community Development Fund in the Department of Housing and Community Development starting in fiscal year 2022.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB962IntroAltering the purpose of the Community Parks and Playgrounds Program to include making flexible grants available to the governing bodies of Baltimore County and Howard County for certain purposes; and altering a certain public policy.
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB997IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Veterans' Suicide Causes and Prevention; requiring the Task Force to study certain issues related to veterans' suicide in the State; requiring the Task Force to coordinate and communicate with certain groups in co...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1474IntroRequiring that the pay rate for certain employees at Clifton T. Perkins Hospital be at least two grades higher than the employee's pay rate effective June 30, 2020; requiring that the pay rate for certain employees in the Behavioral Health Administra...
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2020-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB13EngrossProhibiting a person from knowingly and intentionally releasing or causing to be released, or organizing the release of, a certain balloon into the atmosphere; authorizing the Department to delegate certain enforcement authority to a certain unit, of...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB325EngrossApplying certain sexual harassment prevention training requirements to all units in the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches of State government and to each constituent institution of the University System of Maryland; and repealing the req...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring each report on student performance that is published by the State Department of Education to include data disaggregated by student status under § 504 of the federal Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the federal Individuals with Disabilities E...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB523EngrossRequiring all units in the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches of State government, including all units with independent personnel systems, to provide certain reasonable accommodations for an employee with certain limitations caused or cont...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB431EngrossProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured based on a homeowner's insurance claim; and prohibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from increasing t...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1098IntroAuthorizing certain funds under Program Open Space to be used for the maintenance and upkeep of certain grass athletic fields and drainage systems on land owned by the State; authorizing a certain subdivision to request funds for the maintenance and ...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB1042IntroAltering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB9IntroDefining the term "breeding stable" as it relates to licensure, inspection, and regulation by the Maryland Horse Industry Board; and altering the definition of "horse establishment" to include a breeding stable.
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB326EngrossEstablishing the short title "Jordan McNair Act" for Subtitle 16 of Title 11 of the Education Article.
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2020-02-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB611IntroEstablishing the Baltimore County Hub and Spoke Pilot Program to offer and provide addiction treatment on demand through a model that offers ongoing opioid use disorder treatment integrated with general health and wellness services; requiring the Bal...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB464IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1000IntroProhibiting a public library from charging a minor a replacement fine or fee for an overdue library book until 3 months after the date on which the library book was due; requiring a public library to cancel or return a certain replacement fine or fee...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB300IntroEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years without application of diminution of confinenment credits.
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB750IntroProhibiting a private education lender from initiating an action to collect a private education loan if the student loan borrower or cosigner would be required to demonstrate undue hardship to discharge the private education loan in bankruptcy; etc.
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB847IntroEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB581IntroProhibiting the use of certain Class B fire fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of certain foam for fire fighting training; providing that the Act does not restric...
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2020-02-10
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB804IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters relating to the State's ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters 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
MDSB845IntroExpanding the purpose and authorized uses of the Maryland Corps Program Fund to include covering expenses incurred to study certain matters and providing funding to match certain gifts or grants; requiring, in fiscal year 2021 and each fiscal year th...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1124IntroRequiring an original equipment manufacturer to make available, on certain terms, certain materials or updates to an independent repair provider or owner of digital electronic equipment; providing that a violation of certain provisions of the Act is ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1106IntroEstablishing certain solar energy property as a subclass of personal property; providing that the county tax rate applicable to certain solar energy property may be a different rate from the county tax rate applicable to other personal property, subj...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1078IntroProhibiting a county board of education or public school from spending any money from any source to directly or indirectly provide a teacher with a firearm or train a teacher in the use of a firearm; and providing the Act does not apply to a school-a...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1125IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1134IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for certain employees of the circuit courts and the District Court of Maryland; establishing a State Judicial Employees Labor Relations Board; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, powers, and dutie...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1082IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of credits to report the denial to the institution from which the transfer student origi...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations 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
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1229IntroClarifying that a certain document through the execution of which a certain individual may decide the disposition of the individual's own body without certain consent includes a document designating a person to act as an authorizing agent; providing ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1314IntroRequiring each voter to use a ballot marking device that is accessible to voters with disabilities to vote at early voting centers and election day polling places to ensure that access is provided to voters with disabilities in accordance with a cert...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1444IntroDefining "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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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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