Maryland Delegate Tony Knotts [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
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)
MDHB167PassAuthorizing a county or municipality to require a specified at-will supervisory employee to reside in the State, county, or municipality or within a certain distance of the State, county, or municipality as a condition of employment under specified c...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 776
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
MDHB857PassAltering the definition of "small private group home" by increasing from 8 to 9 the maximum number of individuals who may be admitted by a small private group home for the purposes of specified provisions of law governing residences in which individu...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 584
MDHB1081PassAltering the membership of the Correctional Officers' Retirement System to include specified individuals serving in specified positions in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; providing that specified members of the Correctional...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 688
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)
MDHB261PassRequiring a public service company that intends to terminate, because of nonpayment, electric or gas service to a specified customer to notify the property owner or manager before terminating service if the public service company has received a speci...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 534
MDHB373PassAltering the definition of "qualified Maryland biotechnology company" to extend a specified period of time from a specified date that an active business may claim the biotechnology tax credit; altering the definition of "biotechnology company" to inc...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
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
MDHB861PassEstablishing requirements for naming of the defendants in an action to foreclose the right of redemption on property sold at a tax sale; and establishing requirements for filing a specified affidavit in an action to foreclose the right of redemption ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDHB664PassRequiring the Secretary of General Services and the Secretary of Transportation to cause the POW/MIA flag to be flown on the grounds of State buildings under their control whenever the flag of the United States is flown; defining "POW/MIA flag" as th...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 33
MDHB381EngrossProhibiting a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing penalties for specified violations; prohibiting a county or municipal corporati...
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2017-04-10
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1174EngrossProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the first $50,000 in proceeds from the sale of a perpetual conservation easement on real property in the State.
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2017-04-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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)
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
MDHB1545IntroAuthorizing 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 Alice Ferguson Foundation, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructi...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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
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
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
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
MDHB704IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to provide identity protection and credit monitoring services for at least 5 years for current and former students whose personal information has been compromised by a breach of a public school's or a local scho...
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2017-03-18
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
MDHB910IntroRequiring, on or before September 1, 2017, the Board of Trustees of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to apply for a specified waiver to allow specified individuals to enroll in qualified health plans offered through the Maryland Health Benefit Ex...
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2017-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1410IntroProviding that the prohibition against operating or riding on a motorcycle without specified protective headgear does not apply to an individual at least 21 years old who has been licensed to operate a motorcycle for at least 2 years, has completed a...
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2017-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB576IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim March as Maryland Sportsmanship Month; requiring the proclamation to urge local recreation and parks departments in the State to observe Maryland Sportsmanship Month with appropriate programs, ceremonies, a...
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2017-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB803IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to encourage county boards of education to incorporate age-appropriate lessons on domestic violence into a specified curriculum; altering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of specified provisions of law rel...
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2017-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB705IntroAuthorizing a parent or guardian of a child with a disability who is nonverbal to refuse to allow the child to participate in a Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessment or its equivalent in a public school; a...
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2017-03-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
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
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
MDHB1416IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate in effect for specified time periods based on employer size; increasing, except under specified circumstances, the State minimum wage rate based on annual growth in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consume...
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2017-03-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1194IntroAltering the circumstances under which the liability for rent under a lease of a person on active duty with the United States military is limited; limiting the liability for rent of the spouse of a person on active duty with the United States militar...
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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
MDHB932IntroRequiring a hospital that voluntarily converts to a freestanding medical facility or is acquired by another hospital or health system to pay a fee directly to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation if workers are displaced; prohibiting th...
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2017-03-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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
MDHB1412IntroRepealing the requirement that the Monday after Easter be a public school holiday; requiring Veterans' Day to be a public school holiday; authorizing a county board of education to designate the Monday after Easter as a public school holiday; and pro...
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2017-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB157IntroAltering the manner of appointing commissioners to the Public Service Commission by requiring that each commissioner reside in and represent one of five specified areas of the State; adjusting the process by which the Chairman is appointed by requiri...
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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
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
MDHB1563IntroProviding that a specified portion of the local impact grants distributed to Prince George's County from proceeds of video lottery terminals are to be distributed to the Town of Forest Heights in fiscal years 2017-2019.
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2017-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB175IntroProviding 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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2017-02-16
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB361IntroRequiring an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a specified date; requiring that a special election be...
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2017-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB564IntroRequiring the Comptroller to pay annually $2,000,000 of specified court costs collected by the District Court to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission Fund; establishing the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission Fund as a ...
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2017-02-14
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB196IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the State income tax for the amount of interest paid by a qualified taxpayer on qualified student loans; requiring the Comptroller to adopt specified regulations; and applying the Act to taxable years beginni...
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2017-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB235IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality, by local law, to establish that unpaid charges made against real property that is an abandoned private cemetery for specified purposes are a lien on the property; and requiring a county or municipality to take sp...
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2017-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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