Maryland Delegate Tony Knotts [D]

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MDHB403PassEstablishing the Community College Facilities Renewal Grant Program to provide State funds to community colleges for improvements, repairs, and deferred maintenance projects; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Progra...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 687
MDHB365PassAltering the determination of the number of exemptions that an individual may use to calculate a certain deduction under the Maryland income tax; requiring the Bureau of Revenue Estimates, in consultation with the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and For...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 574
MDHB1456PassExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, production or transportation of oil or gas on or under the outer continental shelf; establishing that an offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous an...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 626
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
MDHB700PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against a group because of the group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because the group is homeless.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
MDHB877PassRequiring that the owner of a burial site or land encompassing a burial site that is more than 50 years old and in which the majority of persons interred have been interred for over 50 years to consult with the Maryland Historical Trust regarding cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 506
MDHB1283PassAltering, 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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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 450
MDHB698PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize under certain circumstances, a person to plant, cultivate, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing an authorization for the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDHB633PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB547PassRequiring the Head Start Program in the State to be referred to as the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program; and requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of at least $3,000,000 for the Ulysses Currie Head Start Program in each annual budget su...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 555
MDHB372PassRequiring the Secretary of Transportation to withhold a portion of the State's annual operating grant to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Transportation to provide an annual g...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 352
MDHB370PassAltering 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; encouraging ...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDHB305PassRequiring 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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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDHB634PassEstablishing the Commission to Advance Next Generation 9-1-1 Across Maryland to study emerging communications technologies and develop a strategy for implementation of Next Generation 9-1-1 services across the State; authorizing the Emergency Number ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDHB819PassAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited may appeal the decision; providing that appeals from a certain decision by the Secretary or the Secretary's des...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 253
MDHB1162PassRepealing the requirement that the surviving spouse of a deceased disabled veteran be at least 65 years old to qualify for a certain exemption to vehicle registration fees.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 157
MDHB1159PassRequiring the Secretary of Health to publish an annual report on the suicides of veterans and members currently serving in the armed services of the United States; limiting the information in the report to the age, sex, race or ethnicity, nature of s...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDHB106PassAltering the defined term "emergency vehicle" to include certain organ delivery vehicles; authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to designate an organ delivery vehicle as an emergency vehicle only if it is registered to a federally designated o...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 186
MDHB502PassAltering the eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for certain veterans to include certain surviving spouses of certain veterans; and providing that the Act shall be applicable to all taxable yea...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB204PassProhibiting certain law enforcement agencies from issuing a citation for a violation recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system at a traffic control signal that does not comply with certain yellow light timing requirements set in accordan...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 290
MDHB244PassAltering 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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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 71
MDHB124IntroAuthorizing 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 Fort Washington Pool Association, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, recons...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB121IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB443IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $26,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of Bay Community Support Services, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructi...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1026IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $45,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Temple Hills Swim Club, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing 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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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1085IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $100,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of Farming 4 Hunger, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site i...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1697EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the uses of certain revenues to educational opportunities and programs for the children of the State in public schools, the advancement of educators, and the construction of school faciliti...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1755IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $25,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of St. John's Broad Creek Episcopal Church for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstru...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1776IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $300,000, 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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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB308PassAltering a certain limit on the unified credit used for determining the Maryland estate tax for certain decedents; altering a certain limitation on the amount of the Maryland estate tax for decedents dying on or after January 1, 2019; providing that,...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
MDHJ1IntroUrging the U.S. Congress to extend federal Title 5 rights to Transportation Security Administration workers.
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1224EngrossEstablishing 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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2018-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB881EngrossAltering the motor vehicle offense of aggressive driving to include the commission of a certain number of an alternate set of certain motor vehicle offenses under certain circumstances; and establishing that certain persons charged with a violation f...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB786EngrossRequiring, to the extent reasonably possible, the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to adhere to the standards of the American Corrections Association for restrictive housing in State correctional facilities.
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1526EngrossAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB132EngrossRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration, when processing an application for a duplicate license of a victim of a robbery or burglary whose license is taken during the robbery or burglary, to issue the duplicate license free of charge if the victim...
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2018-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB141IntroRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain standards;...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1536EngrossAltering 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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2018-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1779IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution increasing to 73 years from 70 years the mandatory retirement age for judges under certain circumstances; proposing an addition to the Maryland Constitution to provide for the application of certain...
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2018-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
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
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1718IntroEstablishing a civil penalty of up to $25 for a video toll violation to be assessed 15 days after the violation occurs.
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2018-03-13
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1629IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1214IntroRequiring the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Department of State Police, and the State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board jointly and in consultation with veterans to establish a Trauma-Affected Veterans Training Program to provide training t...
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2018-03-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1062IntroRequiring the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to select a certain individual to serve as a Special Advisor who will develop a remedial plan that will resolve the issues raised under The Coalition for Equity and Excel...
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2018-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB989IntroEstablishing the Promoting ext-Raordinary Innovation in Maryland's Economy Program within the Department of Commerce to provide certain Fortune 100 companies tax credits and benefits for up to 10 years; requiring the Department to administer the Prog...
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2018-02-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
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