Maryland Senator William Smith [D]

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MDSB291PassRequiring the Department of Human Services to take certain actions when serving as a representative payee or fiduciary for certain federal benefits for a child in the Department's custody; requiring the Department to provide certain notice to the chi...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 816
MDSB532PassMaking individuals who are eligible for in-State financial aid eligible for a Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award and part-time grants.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 813
MDSB629PassRequiring each local correctional facility and each correctional facility in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to have a policy in place regarding the medical care of pregnant inmates that addresses certain matters including a...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 828
MDSB838VetoProviding that, unless good cause is shown, a petition for writ of error coram nobis may not be filed more than 3 years after the petitioner knew or should have known that the petitioner faces a significant collateral consequence from the conviction ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoAltering 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 by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; providing that appeals fr...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB740VetoRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Education adopt and publish standards for the administration of a subsidized feeding program; authorizing a nonpublic school that participates in the federal School Breakfast Program or the National S...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB739VetoAltering the membership of the State Board of Education to add two regular members who are certified teachers with certain experience and a parent of a student enrolled in a public school; prohibiting the two teacher members from being employed by th...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB138VetoRequiring the Governor to include the State as a member of the U.S. Climate Alliance on or before July 1, 2018; prohibiting the Governor from withdrawing the State from the U.S. Climate Alliance unless the General Assembly enacts a law approving the ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB1128VetoExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas in, on, or under the outer continental shelf and the transportation of oil or gas from the outer continental shelf; establishin...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB184PassAltering 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 575
MDSB202PassProhibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the placement of a security freeze requested by a consumer or a certain consumer representative; prohibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the temporary lift or rem...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 677
MDSB245PassRequiring the Board of Public Works to adopt regulations to establish separate forms for procurement officers to use to require security for certain fixed-price and multiyear contracts.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 712
MDSB286PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, on or before January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide individuals with disabilities with certain nonvisual access so the individu...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 632
MDSB647PassAltering the Maryland earned income tax credit to allow certain individuals without qualifying children to claim an increased credit; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017; and making the Act contingent on the taking eff...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 611
MDSB621PassAuthorizing certain persons to execute and record a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawfully restrictive covenant in a certain manner; requiring the governing body of a homeowners association to delete any recorded covenant or restriction t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636
MDSB730PassProhibiting a municipality from requiring an individual to provide a certain reason in order to vote by absentee ballot.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 745
MDSB864PassRequiring a health care provider to disclose certain medical and legal records without the authorization of an individual to a public defender who states in writing that the Office of the Public Defender represents the individual; requiring that only...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 682
MDSB859PassProviding that certain State employees may be entitled to parental leave with pay; establishing a maximum of 60 days of parental leave that employees may use for the care and nurturing of a child immediately following the birth or adoption of the chi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 752
MDSB996PassAltering a subtraction modification under the State income tax for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old from $10,000 to $15,000; providing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax under cert...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 573
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDSB978PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 695
MDSB1037PassAltering a certain definition to provide that a Montgomery County fire and explosive investigator is an individual who is assigned full time to the Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, rather than t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 747
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDSB362PassExempting vehicles leased to and personally used by certain disabled veterans from vehicle registration fees.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 704
MDSB1218PassEstablishing 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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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 748
MDSB1239PassMaking certain provisions relating to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property of a minor under certain circumstances applicable to the appointment or designation of a standby guardian of the person or property o...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 749
MDSB982PassRequiring a certain distributor of controlled dangerous substances to report certain suspicious orders to the Maryland Department of Health and the Office of the Attorney General; authorizing a certain distributor to satisfy a certain reporting oblig...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 593
MDSB1202PassEstablishing the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship Program; establishing eligibility criteria for the scholarship that requires an individual to be a member of the Reserve Officer Training Corps, a certain minority student, and...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 597
MDSB170PassExpanding the list of charges to which a certain prohibition against violating a certain condition of pretrial or posttrial release is applicable.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
MDSB350PassRequiring the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University to convene a task force to foster reconciliation and inclusionary justice and work toward achieving racial equity by taking certain actions; requiring the task force to include cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB373PassRequiring 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 556
MDSB379PassRequiring the Governor to include in the State budget a certain appropriation to the Child Care Subsidy Program each fiscal year; requiring the Governor to appropriate, from all fund sources, funds in the State budget to increase the Child Care Subsi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 564
MDSB445PassRequiring drivers approaching from the rear certain vehicles that are stopped, standing, or parked on a highway and using certain visual signals to make a lane change to an available lane not immediately adjacent to the stopped, standing, or parked v...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 545
MDSB468PassRequiring a landlord that requires a tenant to make payments for water or sewer utility services to the landlord to use a written lease that includes a notice that the tenant is responsible for making payments for water or sewer utility services to t...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 514
MDSB470PassAuthorizing certain recipients of a senatorial scholarship to use the scholarship to reimburse certain expenses for certificate or license programs or for courses or sequences of courses at community colleges that lead to certification or licensure; ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 376
MDSB502PassProviding that the unexpired or partial term of a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland appointed to fill a vacancy does not qualify as a full term for the purposes of the prohibition against a member serving more than 2...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 393
MDSB490PassRequiring a court to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has been convicted under certain provisions of law of the murder, attempted murder, or manslaughter of a child; requiring the Department of ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 497
MDSB491PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 426
MDSB550PassProviding that certain money in the Maryland Prepaid College Trust may not be considered money of or be commingled with the Maryland Broker-Dealer College Investment Plan or the Maryland ABLE program; requiring the Maryland 529 Board to allow the tra...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 391
MDSB578PassEnabling 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 424
MDSB607PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDSB818PassAuthorizing certain schools to remain eligible to participate in the Maryland Meals for Achievement In-Classroom Breakfast Program under certain circumstances; requiring the Governor to include an appropriation of $7,550,000 for the Program in the an...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 562
MDSB528PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against another person or a group because of another person's or group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because another person or group ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 499
MDSB725PassAuthorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
MDSB1259PassNaming a certain plaza of the Mary E.W. Risteau District Courts and Multi-Service Center in Harford County to be the H. Wayne Norman, Jr. Memorial Plaza; providing for certain funding for the implementation of the Act; and requiring a certain adminis...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 370
MDSB121PassAltering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include revenge porn.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 501
MDSB1122PassProposing 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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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 357
MDSB277PassRequiring 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 351
MDSB877PassEstablishing 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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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
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