Maryland Delegate Tawanna Gaines [D]

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MDHB631PassProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to incr...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
MDHB860PassRepealing specified provisions of law subjecting individuals convicted of specified felonies involving a controlled dangerous substance who apply for temporary cash assistance or food stamps to specified testing and treatment requirements and sanctio...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 793
MDHB395VetoRequiring the State Department of Education to report to specified committees of the General Assembly on or before October 1, 2017, on methodologies to set child care subsidy reimbursement rates in the Child Care Subsidy Program; and requiring the re...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB461VetoRequiring the State Board of Education to develop, in collaboration with specified entities and individuals, a specified middle school level social studies assessment for implementation in the 2019-2020 school year; requiring the State Board, in coll...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB290PassRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority, on or before December 31 each year, to submit a specified report to the Governor and specified committees of the General Assembly on the procurement and implementation of the Third Generation-Electroni...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 719
MDHB1VetoRequiring employers with 15 or more employees to provide employees with earned sick and safe leave that is paid at the same wage rate as the employee normally earns; requiring employers with 14 or fewer employees to provide unpaid earned sick and saf...
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2017-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHJ9EnrollExpressing the sharp disagreement of the General Assembly of Maryland with the repeal of the Affordable Care Act; urging the U.S. Congress to promptly protect provisions of the federal Affordable Care Act that ensure all Marylanders have access to af...
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2017-05-25
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 5
MDHB1513PassAuthorizing the Maryland Historic Trust Grant Fund to be used to pay for specified reasonable and necessary administrative costs, not to exceed 5% of the specified appropriation to the MHT Grant Fund; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year ...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 513
MDHB285PassRequiring that specified members of the board of directors of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission be appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate; requiring one regular member of the board of directors of the Commission ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB418PassRequiring the State Department of Education to conduct a specified analysis regarding the Child Care Subsidy Program beginning in 2017 and every 2 years thereafter; requiring the Department to consult with specified entities before conducting a speci...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDHB429PassEstablishing that evidence of physical resistance by a victim is not required to prove that a sexual crime was committed; establishing that a specified provision of the Act may not be construed to affect the admissibility of evidence of actual physic...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
MDHB428EngrossAuthorizing a court, under specified circumstances, to terminate the parental rights of an individual convicted of or found to have committed an act of nonconsensual sexual conduct against the other parent that resulted in the conception of a child; ...
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2017-04-10
Senators Smith, Zirkin, and Hough
MDHB1039IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, Inc. and the Board of Directors of Pyramid Atlantic, Inc. for the acquisition, plannin...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1443EngrossRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct wide-ranging specified outreach to small, minority, and women business owners and entrepreneurs that may have an interest in applying for specified medical cannabis-related licen...
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2017-04-10
Motion vote previous question (Delegate B. Barnes) Adopted (84-51)
MDHB1540IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $350,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the College Park City-University Partnership, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovatio...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1538IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $30,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Hyattsville Community Development Corporation for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation,...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1594IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $75,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Latin American Youth Center, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruct...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1593IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $280,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, ren...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHJ10EngrossExpressing the opposition of the General Assembly to the drastic cuts to the funding of the Chesapeake Bay Program and specified other programs proposed by the President of the United States in the federal budget blueprint for fiscal year 2018; urgin...
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2017-04-10
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1187IntroRequiring the Governor to appropriate any funding in the State budget for an eligible youth services bureau in the Department of Juvenile Services budget.
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2017-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1083PassEstablishing the Family Planning Program in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to ensure the continuity of family planning services in the State; requiring the Program to provide family planning services to specified individuals through spec...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 28
MDHB1251IntroRequiring the State Highway Administration, in consultation with all interested parties, to adopt timely and comprehensive regulations establishing an accessible process for citizens to report to the Administration roadkill on State highways.
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2017-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB909EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to specified health care programs and to provide recommendations for State and local action to protect ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1209EngrossExpanding the services to be provided by specified sexual assault crisis programs; specifying criteria for receiving specified grant funding; requiring the Governor to include a minimum of $3,000,000 each fiscal year in the State budget; authorizing ...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1503EngrossRequiring a law enforcement agency to report at a specified interval to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention on specified policies and procedures related to use of force de-escalation training for its law enforcement officers; requir...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB614IntroRequiring that when an appointing authority of a unit in the State Personnel Management System appoints an employee to a position in the skilled service or the professional service, the Secretary of Budget and Management shall require that the pay ra...
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2017-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1362EngrossProviding 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 specified purposes; stating it is th...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1502IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Expand Dual Language Programs in Maryland; requiring the Task Force to create a framework for dual language immersion programs in the State, recommend strategies to increase the number of dual language programs in the S...
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2017-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB984IntroRequiring a specified report on the Waiting List Equity Fund to include information regarding individuals in the crisis resolution category of the waiting list for developmental disabilities services; establishing mandated appropriations for developm...
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2017-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1499IntroRequiring that an overdraft protection plan of a banking institution be made available to customers only on an optional basis; requiring the plan to disclose, in a specified manner, specified fees and penalties and the method of applying debits and c...
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2017-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHJ6IntroApplying 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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2017-03-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB928IntroAuthorizing the juvenile court to permit a child to appear by video conference in specified proceedings.
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2017-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1401IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to develop and make available for specified vehicles a special registration plate honoring the armed forces of the United States; requiring that specified fees be used only to recover the Administration's co...
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2017-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB900IntroAllowing an individual who pays specified tuition and fees at a community college to claim a credit against the State income tax up to the amount of State income tax imposed or tuition paid for the taxable year; prohibiting an individual from claimin...
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2017-03-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB868IntroEstablishing Workforce Development Sequence grants and scholarships; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to disburse grants to community colleges in the State in order for specified communi...
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2017-03-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1019IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $100,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Riverdale Park for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, s...
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2017-03-07
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1390IntroAltering a requirement for the construction of a specified provision of law relating to pretrial release of a specified defendant on personal recognizance and unsecured bond; requiring a judicial officer to impose a specified condition or combination...
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2017-03-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1508IntroAltering the circumstances under which specified individuals, including undocumented immigrants, shall be exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at community colleges; altering the circumstances under which specified individuals are eligibl...
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2017-03-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB487IntroAltering the membership of the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission; providing that an appointment made to the Commission is subject to confirmation by the Senate of Maryland; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the racial...
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2017-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB741IntroRedesignating electronic voter registration agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to inform an applicant completing an applicable transaction that the applicant shall be registered to vote ...
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2017-03-02
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB942IntroAltering the percentages of highway user revenues that are required to be distributed to Baltimore City and municipalities in specified fiscal years; altering the percentages in specified fiscal years of highway user revenues that are required to be ...
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2017-03-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB946IntroAltering the authorized uses of highway user revenues; requiring that specified additional distributions of highway user revenues be made in specified fiscal years to Baltimore City and, under specified circumstances, municipalities; requiring that s...
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2017-03-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB36IntroProhibiting 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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2017-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB580IntroRequiring, except under specified circumstances, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adjust the rate of reimbursement for community providers each fiscal year by the rate adjustment included in the State budget for that fiscal year; requir...
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2017-02-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB696IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of specified factors;...
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2017-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB949IntroAltering specified provisions of the State procurement law relating to the debarment of specified persons engaged in investment activities in Iran to include persons participating in a boycott of the State of Israel; and altering specified provisions...
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2017-02-28
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB666IntroRequiring, on or before March 31 each year, the manufacturer of an expensive drug sold or offered for sale in the State to file with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene a specified annual report; establishing the Drug Price Transparency Adviso...
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2017-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB615IntroProhibiting the State Department of Assessments and Taxation from imposing a fee for the filing of specified documents by corporations or business entities with 10 or fewer employees; requiring specified corporations to compute Maryland taxable incom...
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2017-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB871IntroEstablishing 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 sp...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB303IntroProhibiting a secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government from soliciting, accepting, transmitting, or depositing in a campaign account contributions or donations for the benefit of a candidate or political party; ...
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2017-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
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