Maryland Delegate Tawanna Gaines [D]

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MDHB1224IntroEstablishing the Ending Youth Homelessness Grant Program to focus on preventing and ending youth homelessness in the State and addressing disparities based on race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity; requiring the Department of Housi...
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2018-03-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1461IntroProviding that an official of State government or a local government is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state that will be used for certain purposes; stating it is the ...
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2018-03-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1609IntroEstablishing the Professional License or Certification Exam Scholarship Program; stating the purpose of the Program; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program; providing...
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2018-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1626IntroAuthorizing a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to disclose certain personal information to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement only after being provided with a valid warrant or subpoena issued by a federal court...
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2018-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1536IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain individuals are exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at public institutions of higher education; altering the circumstances under which certain individuals are eligible to pay the resident tu...
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2018-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.
MDHB1655IntroSpecifying the circumstances under which a broadband Internet access service provider may handle certain customer personal information in a certain manner; establishing a mechanism through which a broadband Internet access service provider may obtain...
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2018-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB757IntroRequiring a certain law enforcement agency that seized or recovered a handgun used in the commission of a crime to submit a trace request to the Maryland State Police Gun Center or the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives National Trac...
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2018-03-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1194IntroEstablishing the Drug Cost Review Commission; providing for the purpose of the Commission; providing for the membership of the Commission; requiring certain conflicts of interest to be disclosed and considered when appointing members to the Commissio...
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2018-03-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1646IntroRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent of a plea of guilty; requiring a court to inform a defendant conv...
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2018-03-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHJ11IntroApplying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution that affirms ever...
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2018-03-05
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1453IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after January 1, 2020; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewable sources in the State's renewable e...
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2018-03-05
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB940IntroRequiring a county board of education to award certain elective credit to a high school student who successfully completes a certain college course or a course recognized for credit by an institution of postsecondary education in the State through a ...
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2018-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1089IntroEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1076IntroEstablishing the Maryland Transit Administration Station Attendant Pilot Program to hire, train, and employ station attendants to staff transit stations to provide customer service and enhance safety at transit stations; establishing the duties, and ...
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2018-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1562IntroRequiring a temporary peace order and a final peace order to order the respondent to surrender to law enforcement authorities any firearm in the respondent's possession within a certain time frame and to refrain from possession of any firearm for the...
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2018-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1283IntroAltering, from a 6-month to a 12-month period, the length for which a certain insurer, nonprofit health service plan, and health maintenance organization is required to provide coverage for a single dispensing of a supply of prescription contraceptiv...
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2018-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB888IntroProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator; defining "rapid fire ...
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2018-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB953IntroAltering certain provisions of law to prohibit a certain person from distributing a certain tobacco product to an individual under the age of 21 years, rather than to a minor; prohibiting a person from distributing a certain tobacco product without f...
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2018-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
MDHB1206IntroEstablishing the Remote Access Information Program in the Department of Information Technology to connect an individual who is deaf-blind with a human assistant using certain remote assistive technology; establishing certain requirements for certain ...
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2018-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1232IntroRequiring that 1% of the funds in the Purse Dedication Account be allocated to the Maryland Horse Industry Fund to be used to fund and award grants to be used for the care, retraining, and promotion of retired racehorses; requiring the Maryland Horse...
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2018-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB664IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods; increasing, except under certain circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on the annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Wash...
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2018-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1097IntroAltering the procedures a council of unit owners or a board of directors of a condominium shall take before a penalty for a violation of the condominium's rules can be imposed on an alleged violator; establishing procedures a board of directors or ot...
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2018-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1203IntroExempting recent high school graduates from payment of tuition to attend a community college in the State under certain circumstances; providing a 50% discount on tuition to individuals who do not have a high school diploma or GED and have been unemp...
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2018-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1577IntroRequiring the Governor's Office for Children to fund family navigation services to support parents and other caregivers of children or youth with behavioral health needs or developmental disabilities and to address certain other priorities concerning...
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2018-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1596IntroProviding that a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment, discrimination, or retaliation is null and void as being against the public policy of the State...
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2018-02-27
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB693IntroRepealing the termination provision of a certain provision of law relating to the annual certification of the amount of assessable base for certain real property for the purposes of calculating certain State education aid.
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2018-02-26
Favorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB871IntroAuthorizing the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to make a one-time transfer of up to $25,000,000 from the non-State supported fund balance to a quasi-endowment fund; limiting the use of certain proceeds to certain purposes; and ...
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2018-02-26
Favorable with Amendments Report by Appropriations
MDHB244EngrossAltering the date from November 15 to November 1 by which a member of the General Assembly may request the Department of Legislative Services to prepare a bill for prefile at a regular session under certain circumstances; and altering the date from t...
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2018-02-23
Third Reading Passed (129-2)
MDHB305EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to identify homeowners who may be eligible but have failed to apply for the homestead property tax credit; and requiring the Department to include a separate insert with each assessment notic...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB622IntroRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to establish certain guidelines for certain employees to utilize in the management of a student's sickle cell disease while the student is on the premises of a public o...
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2018-02-23
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1154IntroRequiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board, on or before July 1, 2019, to establish a certain certification program for bilingual teachers; requiring the Board to adopt certain regulations; requiring the Board and the State Boar...
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2018-02-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB520EngrossAuthorizing a county or municipality to conduct a third-party audit of certain sexual assault cases; requiring a county or municipality to arrange a third-party audit of sexual assault cases when the percentage of unfounded sexual assault cases excee...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB306EngrossRequiring the State, through its appropriate officers and employees, to provide a reasonable break time for an employee to express breast milk for her nursing child after the child's birth each time the employee needs to express the milk and to provi...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB679IntroRequiring a public school to complete the school year on or before the third Friday in June each year.
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2018-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB780IntroRequiring a certain entity that provides certain coverage for certain contraceptive drugs and devices under certain health insurance policies or contracts to develop a contraceptive coverage information document for certain plans; requiring that the ...
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2018-02-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1167IntroEstablishing the Maryland Insurance Stabilization Fund and the Health Insurance Down Payment Escrow Fund; specifying the purposes of the funds; requiring, beginning on a certain date, an individual to maintain certain coverage for certain individuals...
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2018-02-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB538IntroProhibiting a person from selling in the State a certain expanded polystyrene food service product on or after January 1, 2019; prohibiting certain food service businesses and certain schools from selling or providing food in certain expanded polysty...
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2018-02-21
Hearing 2/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB597IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance the documentation of African American patriots in the American ...
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2018-02-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB571IntroRequiring the General Assembly to maintain on its premises a private lactation room that may be used by General Assembly members, General Assembly employees, and members of the public to nurse and express breast milk; and requiring that the lactation...
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2018-02-20
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB614IntroRequiring a hospital that downsizes to pay a fee directly to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation if workers are displaced; requiring the Health Services Cost Review Commission to prorate the total amount of certain fees among all hospi...
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2018-02-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB667IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated; requiring ce...
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2018-02-20
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB841IntroEstablishing the Endowed University System of Maryland Scholarship Program; authorizing the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to transfer up to $50,000,000 from the non-State supported fund balance to a certain quasi-endowment fun...
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2018-02-20
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1098IntroAuthorizing, instead of requiring, an appropriation for the Commission for the Workforce Development Sequence Scholarship; establishing the Career and Technology Education Grant Program to provide grants for the capital equipping of school facilities...
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2018-02-20
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDHB988IntroEstablishing the 2020 Census Grant Program to issue matching grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to support the accurate counting of the population of the State and its local jurisdictions and the collection of basic demographic a...
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2018-02-20
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB680IntroSpecifying that a certain dispute settlement mechanism does not apply to complaints or demands arising out of a cooperative housing member's failure to pay certain assessments owed to the cooperative housing corporation; repealing a requirement that ...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB642IntroRequiring the State Board of Education, on or before July 1, 2019, to establish guidelines for the implementation of dual language immersion programs in public schools; providing for the content of the guidelines; and requiring the State Board to ado...
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2018-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1634IntroProviding that certain loans are void and unenforceable under certain circumstances; prohibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for any service relating to a security freeze; requiring the Governor to appropriate certain amounts in t...
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2018-02-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB370IntroAltering the requirement that Washington Suburban Transit Commission members appointed by the Governor serve as the Commission's appointees to be principal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors; requiring on...
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2018-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB548IntroEstablishing that certain authority of railroad companies to acquire property by condemnation does not apply to an entity that owns or operates a railroad powered by a magnetic levitation propulsion system, or passenger or freight transportation for ...
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2018-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB598IntroProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle in a parking space that is designated for the use of plug-in electric drive vehicles; requiring that a parking space for the use of plug-i...
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2018-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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