Maryland Delegate Theodore Sophocleus [D]

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MDHB232PassRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to submit a security and staffing report to the Secretary of Public Safety, the Governor, and the General Assembly on or before October 31, 2017, and on or before October 31 in every odd-numbered year thereaft...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 829
MDHB467PassRequiring a contractor or subcontractor awarded a specified contract for a specified construction project that receives specified funding from the State capital budget to be affiliated with, and to use apprentices from, an apprenticeship program that...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 782
MDHB523PassRequiring a person to have an appropriate license whenever the person acts in the State as an electronic nicotine delivery systems manufacturer, retailer, vape shop vendor, wholesaler distributor, or wholesaler importer; providing for specified appli...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 814
MDHB554PassIncreasing from $20,000 to $60,000 the salary of an attorney employed by the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board to hire an attorney on a contractual basis to perform work that the attorney employed by the Bo...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 830
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
MDHB1144PassRequiring the Central Payroll Bureau of the Office of the State Comptroller to establish regular pay periods and pay each employee at least once every 2 weeks or twice a month; requiring each appointing authority to calculate and report specified pay...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
MDHB425PassProhibiting the suspension or expulsion of prekindergarten, kindergarten, first grade, or second grade students from public schools with specified exceptions for an expulsion required by federal law or a suspension for not more than 5 school days und...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 844
MDHB456PassRequiring the State Board of Education to develop a dispute resolution process to be used by families of children with disabilities and child care providers for resolving complaints of discrimination based on a child's disability; requiring the Depar...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 713
MDHB869PassRequiring, beginning November 1, 2017, a behavioral health program or specified health professional, when referring an individual to receive services at a recovery residence, to provide the individual with a list of certified recovery residences oper...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 580
MDHB926PassDefining the term "health insurance" to include medical insurance, dental insurance, prescription drug coverage, and vision insurance for purposes of calculating a child support obligation under the child support guidelines.
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 739
MDHB1246PassExpanding a specified liability exemption for a landowner who agrees to the use of a defined part of the landowner's property for cross-country skiing or off-highway vehicle use to apply to hunting.
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 746
MDHB1469PassRequiring that the first $100 for one child and $200 for two or more children collected in child support in a month pass through to a family seeking assistance under the Family Investment Program; and prohibiting the consideration of that child suppo...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 737
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)
MDHB1375PassIncluding hepatitis C as a disease for which a person charged with causing prohibited exposure may be tested under specified circumstances; authorizing a judge to issue an emergency order to obtain an oral swab from a person to be tested for the pres...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 486
MDHB100PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under specified circumstances for specified retirement income attributable to a resident's employment as a law enforcement officer or the individual's service as fire, rescue, or emer...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB255PassRequiring a specified health care provider to provide a victim of sexual assault with written information describing the laws and policies governing the testing, preservation, and disposal of a sexual assault evidence collection kit; requiring a hosp...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 159
MDHB349PassAllowing a credit against the State income tax for specified wages paid by small businesses to qualified veteran employees; prohibiting a small business from claiming the credit for a qualified veteran employee who is hired to replace a laid-off or s...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
MDHB877PassAuthorizing the Secretary of State Police to establish an alternative expiration date for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun that coincides with the expiration of a license, certification, or commission for a specified private detective,...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 191
MDHB1094PassEstablishing the Maryland State Library Agency and the Maryland State Library Board; transferring the duties of the Library Development and Services Division in the State Department of Education to the State Library Agency; transferring the duties of...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 338
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
MDHB415IntroAuthorizing 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 Woods Community Center, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction,...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB490EngrossAllowing a credit against the State income tax for the total installed costs paid or incurred by a taxpayer that installs an energy storage system and who obtains a tax credit certificate from the Maryland Energy Administration; requiring the Adminis...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB553IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $150,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Arc of the Central Chesapeake Region, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, r...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB637IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $1,000,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Fort Meade Alliance (FMA) Foundation, Inc. and the Department of the Army for the acquisition, planning, design, co...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB634IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $1,000,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Young Women's Christian Association of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Inc. for the acquisition, plann...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB885IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources, to designate areas in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary waters where a vessel may discharge sewage; and requiring a specified vessel operator and...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1333IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $150,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of the Annapolis Masonic Lodge No. 89 for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruct...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1399IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $120,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Education of Anne Arundel County for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1340IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $150,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Bernie House, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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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)
MDHB1369EngrossRequiring the governing body of a condominium or, under specified circumstances, the developer to provide written notice no less than 30 days before the sale of any common element under specified circumstances; requiring the governing body of a homeo...
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2017-04-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1621IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $60,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Arundel Lodge, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1639IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $100,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of Hospice of the Chesapeake, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB225IntroEstablishing a Deferred Retirement Option Program for members in the Correctional Officers' Retirement System who have at least 20 years and less than 25 years of eligibility service; requiring the State Retirement Agency to request, on or before Jul...
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2017-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
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
MDHB491IntroExpanding the application of provisions of law governing grievance procedures for specified employees in the State Personnel Management System to include specified exclusive representatives; authorizing specified exclusive representatives to present ...
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2017-04-07
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
MDHB1306EngrossProviding that a county or municipality may establish specified penalties for failure to comply with a franchise agreement for a cable television system; requiring that a franchise agreement include a service connection requirement for wired broadban...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB965EngrossAltering the applicability of specified security breach investigation and notification requirements to specified businesses; authorizing a specified business to elect to provide a specified notification; prohibiting a specified business from charging...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1165EngrossExpanding the duties of a guardian of a disabled person to include the duty to foster and preserve family relationships including assisting to arrange specified visitation and communication.
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2017-04-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1325PassProhibiting a person from engaging in the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of oil or natural gas in the State; repealing a provision of law that requires the Department of the Environment to adopt specified regulations...
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2017-04-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDHB692IntroEstablishing the School Emergency Air-Conditioning Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide grants to public primary and secondary schools in the State to install air conditioning; requiring the Interagency...
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2017-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB931IntroExempting recent high school graduates from payment of tuition to attend a community college in the State under specified circumstances; providing a 50% discount on tuition to individuals who do not have a high school diploma or GED and have been une...
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2017-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1043EngrossProhibiting a driver of a motor vehicle from smoking or consuming marijuana in the passenger area of a motor vehicle on a highway; and prohibiting an occupant of a motor vehicle from smoking marijuana in the passenger area of the motor vehicle on a h...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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
MDHB338EngrossExcluding the cash value of qualified retirement savings plans or individual retirement accounts from the definition of "assets" for purposes of specified renters' property tax relief; and applying the Act to all calendar years beginning after Decemb...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB796EngrossExempting from the sales and use tax a sale by a chartered organization of the Boy Scouts of America or a scout unit chartered by a local council of the Boy Scouts of America in the State, or by a troop of the Girl Scouts of the USA.
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2017-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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
MDHB891IntroAltering the requirements from a minimum of 16 hours to 6 hours of instruction by a qualified handgun instructor for firearms training courses that an initial applicant for a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun must successfully complete; r...
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2017-03-20
Recommitted to Judiciary (Delegate Vallario)
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