Maryland Delegate Steven Arentz [R]

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MDHB225PassEstablishing that a judge of the Orphans' Court for Kent County shall receive a salary set by the Kent County Commissioners; establishing that each judge shall receive an allowance for travel expenses in accordance with the county budget; requiring t...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 807
MDHB572PassIncreasing from $750 to $1,500 the maximum allowable amount of a credit against the State income tax that provides $5 for each bushel of oyster shells recycled during a taxable year; extending the termination date of the credit to June 30, 2021; and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 603
MDHB431PassEstablishing the Fostering Employment Program to provide employment opportunities for foster care recipients and unaccompanied homeless youth; requiring the Department of Human Services, in coordination with the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Re...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDHB646PassEstablishing a 5% tolerance from the gross vehicle weight limits for certain vehicles used in certain agricultural activities during harvest time under certain circumstances; and limiting the distance within which a certain vehicle operating under a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 494
MDHB1106PassAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include certain food sold in the State directly to a consumer from a residence, by personal delivery, or by mail delivery in accordance with certain provisions of law.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 491
MDHB1137PassAltering the tidal fish license and oyster authorization requirements for persons aboard a boat who are using diving apparatus to catch oysters for commercial purposes in the waters of the State; prohibiting more than two commercial oyster divers fro...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 518
MDHB1172PassRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources hold a certain hearing within 60 days after a person who holds a certain license to catch oysters received a citation for a certain offense; requiring the Department to hold a certain h...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 520
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB243PassRequiring the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service to conduct a certain study, to solicit input from local governments, Internet service providers, and wireless service providers on identifying unserved and underser...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 177
MDHB300PassRequiring a restaurant in Kent County to have average daily receipts from the sale of food that are at least 25% of the total average daily receipts of the restaurant; requiring certain restaurants in Kent County to be equipped with an indoor, outdoo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 240
MDHB515PassRequiring the Department of Agriculture to conduct a study to assess the adverse financial impact of the invasive weed Palmer amaranth on the agricultural industry in the State and to determine the necessary actions each stakeholder must take to redu...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
MDHB807PassAltering the amounts of and process for appropriating highway user funds that are required to be distributed to Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities in certain fiscal years; requiring that certain capital highway grants may be made only under...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 330
MDHB1110PassRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, by June 1, 2019, to develop health and safety best practices for the use of digital devices in school classrooms; and requiring the Department, by Ju...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1141PassAltering the application of certain provisions of law exempting agricultural buildings used for agritourism from a certain permit requirement to apply statewide.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241
MDHB1566PassEstablishing a certain process for valuing a water company or a sewage disposal company that is the subject of a certain acquisition; prohibiting a person from acquiring a controlling interest in certain water services or sewage disposal providers wi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 219
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1662PassProhibiting retail pet stores from offering for sale, transferring, or disposing of cats or dogs; repealing certain provisions of law that authorize the sale of certain cats and dogs and set forth the requirements for a retail pet store that offers t...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
MDHB1573PassRequiring that an owner of a certain solar electric generating facility provide certain notice of the sale or transfer of the facility to certain entities no later than 30 days after selling or otherwise transferring ownership; and requiring the noti...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 245
MDHB1400PassProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; authorizing an employee of a county board to part...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDHB287PassRepealing provisions of law in Allegany, Carroll, Charles, Harford, Kent, Montgomery, Queen Anne's, and Washington counties that prohibit a license holder or an employee from knowingly selling or providing an alcoholic beverage to an individual with ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 306
MDHB1592PassRequiring that the membership of the Maryland Jockey Injury Compensation Fund, Inc. consist of each licensed owner and trainer who is subject to a certain assessment; altering the circumstances under which a jockey is a covered employee under workers...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 221
MDHB677PassRequiring a custodian to deny inspection of a distribution list and a request to be added to a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or an...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB1009PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Licensing of Food Service Facilities; requiring the Workgroup to study, evaluate, and make recommendations on whether certain entities should be exempt from obtaining a food service license, special circumstances war...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90
MDHB1229PassAuthorizing a landowner, without the approval of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, to erect and display on land subject to a certain easement a certain sign or outdoor advertising display for a certain purpose; authorizing the F...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDHB1482PassAuthorizing any adult family member of a disabled real estate broker to carry on the business of the disabled broker for 6 months for certain purposes subject to certain qualifications; requiring certain family members to surrender a certain certific...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDHB1656PassAuthorizing the State Real Estate Commission to transfer up to $500,000 to the Real Estate Guaranty Fund from the State Real Estate Commission Fund if the amount in the Guaranty Fund falls below $300,000 and the Commission is projected to have an ope...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDHB169IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Easter Seals Delaware & Maryland's Eastern Shore, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, r...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB925IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $200,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of Kent School, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site improvemen...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1036IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Compass Regional Hospice, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructio...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1037IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $365,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of Talisman Therapeutic Riding, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1406EngrossAuthorizing in Worcester County the State Highway Administration, on its own initiative or at the request of a local authority, to designate an area on a State highway as a special event zone and reduce established speed limits in the special event z...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB880IntroRequiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain long-term antibiotic treatment of Lyme disease and related tick-borne illnesses under certain circumstances; prohibiting ...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1174EngrossAuthorizing a seafood dealer that uses a conveyor to load oysters from a boat into a truck to possess up to a 10% tolerance for undersized oysters and shells.
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2018-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1284EngrossRequiring an applicant for a new or renewed authorization to catch crabs under a tidal fish license to supply, as part of the application, the applicant's home address and proof of residency.
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2018-04-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1134EngrossProhibiting a person from engaging in certain sexual activity with an animal; etc.
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB29IntroAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary to investigate an application for a handgun permit; requiring the Secretary to issue prelimina...
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2018-03-30
Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
MDHB352IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings o...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB347IntroLimiting to two the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the term limit; submitting the amendment to the ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ5IntroRecognizing that exposure to pornography is a public health crisis; recognizing that it is necessary to prevent pornography exposure and addiction, to educate individuals and families on the harms of pornography, and to develop pornography recovery p...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB704IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate, the House, and certain standing committees, including any hearings held by certain standing committees.
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHJ9IntroDeclaring that the exposure of minors to pornography and pornographic material is a public health hazard in the State that is leading to the degradation of the health and well-being of State residents; finding that the proliferation of pornography ac...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1022IntroProposing 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; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB600EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards with a list of recommended courses on the obligation to report abuse and neglect and the identification of abused and neglected children; requiring certain boards to post the cours...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1549IntroRequiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting certain individuals from requesting, obtaining, sending, receiving, or maintaining certain immigration information; r...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB353IntroProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a certain motion to introduce evid...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB361IntroExempting a user of an on-site sewage disposal system from paying the Bay Restoration Fee under certain circumstances; authorizing certain fee revenue collected for the Bay Restoration Fund to be used for financial assistance to certain homeowners fo...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1308IntroRequiring a State or local correctional facility with custody of an undocumented immigrant who is serving a sentence in the facility for conviction of a crime to transfer the individual to the United States Department of Homeland Security on request ...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB348IntroProviding that, beginning in fiscal year 2020, any appropriation that increases by operation of law is required to have its mandated level of spending increased by the lesser of the amount of the existing formula calculation or 1% less than the amoun...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB357IntroAltering the time to pay certain manufacturer's license fees from annually to one time; altering the amount of certain manufacturer's license fees; providing that prorating of certain fees for certain licenses does not apply to a license for which th...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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