Maryland Senator William Ferguson [D]

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MDSB630PassEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the grants life cycle, including the creation of certain materials f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 485
MDSB987PassRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, subje...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 590
MDSB192PassAuthorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; altering to fiscal year 2026 the year by which the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation is to become sel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 538
MDSB190PassMaking the proposed appropriations contained in the State Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2021, in accordance with Article III, Section 52 of the Maryland Constitution; etc.
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2020-05-08
Assigned a chapter number - Chapter 19
MDSB191PassAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of One Billion, One Hundred and Eight Million, One Hundred Fourteen Thousand Dollars ($1,108,114,000), the proceeds to be used for certain necessary building, construction, demolition, planning, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 537
MDSB234PassAltering the requirements and procedures governing certain programs that authorize installment plan payments for certain motor vehicle traffic citations or judgment debts; repealing certain provisions of law governing the requirement that the Motor V...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 150
MDSB282PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 181
MDSB281PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to waive certain application fees for applicants intending to use certain contaminated properties for clean or renewable electrical generation sites under certain circumstances; requiring the Department to ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 544
MDSB280PassAltering the application requirements for a service member, veteran, or military spouse to apply for an occupational or professional license from a unit in the Maryland Department of Labor to require submission of proof that the applicant has held a ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 177
MDSB748PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 627
MDSB749PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code and in certain uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying certain corre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 628
MDSB747PassRevising, restating, and recodifying the laws of the State relating to the Maryland Technology Development Corporation; making certain technical and stylistic changes; providing for the construction of the Act; authorizing the publisher of the Annota...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 580
MDSB845VetoExpanding the purpose and authorized uses of the Maryland Corps Program Fund to include covering expenses incurred to study certain matters and providing funding to match certain gifts or grants; requiring, in fiscal year 2021 and each fiscal year th...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB669VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to determine a certain funding source by December 31, 2020; requiring the Board to assess and collect a certain fee from certain persons in a certain manner; requ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB502PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide, subject to a certain limitation, mental health services appropriately delivered through telehealth to a patient in the patient's home setting; altering the definition of telehealth as it a...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 18
MDSB1080PassAuthorizing the Governor to take certain actions as a result of the issuance by the Governor on March 5, 2020, of the proclamation declaring a state of emergency for the duration of a certain emergency; providing that a certain alternative workweek m...
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2020-03-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 13
MDSB519EngrossRequiring that the regulations adopted by the Behavioral Health Administration under certain provisions of law governing requirements for the licensure of behavioral health programs include a requirement that a behavioral health program establish and...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB2IntroAltering the definition of "other tobacco products" to include certain consumable products and the components or parts of those products and to exclude certain other products; altering the sales and use tax rate imposed on sales of certain electronic...
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2020-03-14
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB653EngrossAuthorizing a court to stay the entering of judgment, defer further proceedings, and place a certain defendant on probation subject to reasonable conditions if the court finds facts justifying a finding of guilt; repealing a requirement that the cert...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1079PassAllowing the Governor to transfer by budget amendment up to $50,000,000 from the Revenue Stabilization Account to fund costs associated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); requiring the Governor to provide the Legislative Policy Committee w...
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2020-03-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 12
MDSB159EngrossExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to review and approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Ex...
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2020-02-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB270IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; r...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB276IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority, on approval by the Board of Public Works, to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain public school facilities; establishing the Building Opportunity Financing Fund and the Buil...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1009IntroProviding that, beginning in fiscal year 2023, the Governor, under certain circumstances, is not required to include an appropriation in the budget for any program or item in an amount that exceeds the appropriation for the program or item in fiscal ...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB797IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined on a finding of eligibility by an administrative ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB283IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; inc...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB522IntroProviding the term of a license issued to a behavioral health program may not exceed 3 years; providing that a certain license expires at the end of the term of the license unless the license is renewed; requiring the Behavioral Health Administration...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB274IntroRequiring certain units of State government to comply with certain standards and guidelines to ensure that the security of all information systems and applications is managed through a certain framework; requiring certain units of State government to...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB266IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require single-member delegate districts; altering certain standards for the drawing of legislative districts; proposing a new article to the Maryland Constitution to establish standards for the ...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB558IntroRequiring, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a county board of education to set the start date of the school year for schools in the county not earlier than the first Tuesday after Labor Day; authorizing a county board to grant a school a certa...
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2020-01-30
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB278IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $100,000 of income each year for individuals who are receiving certain benefits under the Social Security Act, or who are at least 65 years old and are not employed full-time...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB269IntroAltering, from 55 years old to 50 years old, the age at which a resident is eligible for a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for retirement income attributable to certain employment; altering the amount of certain retirement inco...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB267IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to provide Advanced Placement examination fee assistance, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, for a student whose annual household income is at or below 185% of the federal poverty level, who is in foster ca...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB275IntroRequiring a county board of education to designate as an innovation school each school that receives one star under the star rating system for at least the previous two consecutive school years; requiring a county board to establish an Innovation Pl...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB284IntroEstablishing the Legislative and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission as an independent unit of State government; providing for the intent of the General Assembly regarding legislative and congressional redistricting; requiring a ...
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2020-01-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB265IntroAltering the "renewable energy portfolio standard" to be the "clean and renewable energy standard"; altering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the clean and renewable energy standard; removing certain sour...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB262IntroDefining "mortgage lender" to mean a person that is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; clarifying the definition of "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that the Act be construe...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB277IntroExtending and altering, for certain fiscal years, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program and vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; repealing the limitation on the maximum total purchase price of ce...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB272IntroRequiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of violence; requiring the Commission to include certain entry locations on a sentencing guidelines worksheet for a cou...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB279IntroPhasing out, over 2 taxable years, a certain limitation on the amount of certain military retirement income that may be included in a certain subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax; applying the act to all taxable years beginning afte...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB271IntroAltering the applicability of a certain exception to the hearsay rule relating to victim or witness intimidation; prohibiting a person from causing serious physical injury to another as a result of certain violations; prohibiting a person from causin...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB268IntroAltering procedures relating to the award of a judgment of restitution; requiring a court to enter a judgment of restitution under certain circumstances; requiring certain notice, evidence, and procedures before a certain court orders a judgment of r...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB273IntroExpanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court under certain circumstances; authorizing a court to release a defendant charged with a certain crime on certain terms or conditions or to order the defendant ...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB200IntroProhibiting a person from committing two or more acts constituting misconduct in office under one scheme or continuing course of conduct; providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of a misdemeanor and on conviction is subject to imprison...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB233IntroProviding that certain licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices do not authorize the licensee to manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a flavored tobacco pr...
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2020-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1IntroRequiring or authorizing, under certain circumstances, the Maryland Stadium Authority to contract for, manage, and oversee certain public school facility projects; authorizing the Prince George's County government and Board of Education to enter into...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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