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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB962PassedRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that are appropriate to the nature of the personal information maintained; and alte...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 502
#2SB450PassedAltering the definition of "harassment" for purposes of certain provisions relating to discrimination in employment to include sexual harassment and certain unwelcome and offensive conduct; and altering the definition of "sexual harassment" for purpo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
#3HB104EngrossedRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2022-03-21
#4SB41IntroducedRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2022-01-10
#5SB336IntroducedRequiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-01-24
#6HB937PassedEstablishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program in the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that there are a sufficient number of health professionals to provide abortion care; establishing the Abortion Care Clinical Training Program Fund...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 56
#7SB91PassedRequiring an innkeeper to establish and maintain a computerized record-keeping system for guest transactions and receipts; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services and the Maryland Department of Labor to approve...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 488
#8SB247PassedRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to publish on its website certain information in plain language relating to the assessment process and methodology used in determining the value of real property; allowing certain authorities...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 645
#9SB583IntroducedRequiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to establish a website for anonymous reports of public school classroom disruptions; requiring the Center to establish an office that reviews and refers classroom disruption reports to the appropriate c...
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2022-02-10
#10SB618IntroducedAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City to issue a Class A beer and light wine license to a grocery store, chain store, supermarket, or discount house; and submitting the Act to a referendum of the qualified voters of Baltim...
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
#11SB756IntroducedEstablishing the County School Technology Pilot Program, implemented and administered by the University System of Maryland, to identify opportunities to apply computer-based analytical processes for more efficient school redistricting that are not su...
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2022-02-10
#12HB952IntroducedEstablishing certain requirements regarding abortion care services, including provision and coverage requirements on the Maryland Medical Assistance Program and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations; r...
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2022-02-14
#13HB1032IntroducedRequiring the State Highway Administration to keep and maintain records that detail all processes, procedures, and expenditures made to maintain clean highways in the State; requiring the Administration to report certain records on highway cleanup un...
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2022-02-14
#14HB1179PassedIncreasing the commissions from 5.5% to 6% that certain licensed agents receive from certain lottery ticket sales and that certain veterans organizations receive from sales of tickets from instant ticket lottery machines.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 661
#15HB1448PassedEstablishing that the District Court has concurrent civil jurisdiction with a governing body of a county or the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore over a proceeding for adjudication of a violation of certain ordinances.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 381
#16HB107PassedRequiring the governing body of certain cooperative housing corporations, condominiums, or homeowners associations to have a reserve study conducted of the common elements of the cooperative housing corporation, condominium, or homeowners association...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 664
#17SB17PassedRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop and update as appropriate a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or dom...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
#18HB100IntroducedEstablishing the Sustainable Maryland Program Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to expand and enhance Sustainable Maryland's promotion and support of communities in Maryland in the effort to realize environmental, economic, and social sustainability...
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2022-01-05
#19HB114IntroducedEstablishing the Access to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Program administered by the Maryland Legal Services Corporation to provide access to legal representation for certain covered individuals detained in the United States in certain covered j...
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2022-01-14
#20HB168IntroducedRequiring that one member of the five-member county administrative charging committee of Washington County must have been previously employed by a law enforcement agency of a county or local government, but may not be currently employed by a law enfo...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
#21HB26IntroducedCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor to oversee the licensing of community managers who provide management services for common ownership communities; providing that certain provisions of ...
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2022-01-10
#22HB70EngrossedAltering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); altering the conditions under which a defendant in a SLAPP suit is not civilly liable for certain communications; and establish...
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2022-02-18
#23HB180VetoedExtending from September 30, 2022, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and other provisions of law related to the Compact; and requiring the State Board of Physicians to include an update on the status o...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#24HB13PassedEstablishing that a person may be debarred from entering into a contract with the State if a certain finding is made that the person or certain related individuals have violated certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination in employment or be...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 159
#25HB17PassedEstablishing requirements for the solicitation of a recurring contribution for a political committee or a recurring donation for an independent expenditure or electioneering communication; and providing that the amount of any donation obtained in vio...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 109
#26HB56IntroducedEstablishing the Commission on Student Behavioral Health and Mental Health Treatment; and requiring, on or before July 1, 2023 and December 1, 2023, the Commission to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor, the State Board of Educati...
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2022-01-05
#27HB12PassedAdding Worcester County to the list of counties where an existing agricultural building used for agritourism is not considered a change of occupancy that requires a building permit if the subordinate use of agritourism does not require more than 200 ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 96
#28HB50IntroducedRequiring, rather than prohibiting, licensed hospitals, hospital directors, and hospital governing boards to authorize within the hospitals the performance of any medical procedure that results in artificial insemination, sterilization, or terminatio...
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2022-02-17
#29HB15PassedRequiring the Secretary of Agriculture to classify certain plants as a tier 1 or tier 2 invasive plant; requiring the Department of Natural Resources to create, maintain, and publish on its website a list of plant species native to the State; requiri...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 551
#30HB38PassedClarifying that the Maryland Transportation Authority may refer a delinquent account for unpaid video tolls to the Central Collection Unit; authorizing the Authority to recall certain delinquent accounts from the Central Collection Unit and waive unp...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 460
#31HB75PassedIncreasing, from 29 to 30, the number of members of the Maryland Agricultural Commission appointed by the Governor; and requiring the Governor to appoint one member from a list of at least two nominees representing the hemp industry.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 459
#32HB65IntroducedRequiring that if any early voting center is located within one-half mile of a fixed local bus route and to the maximum extent practicable, buses operating on that route allow passengers to embark and disembark at the entrance of the early voting cen...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
#33HB193PassedCreating an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts on Upper Hoopers Island, Middle Hoopers Island, and Taylors Island; providing that a person operating a golf cart on Upper or Middle Hoopers Island and Taylors Island ma...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
#34HB125IntroducedProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from refusing to underwrite, canceling, refusing to renew, rating a risk, or increasing a renewal premium based, in whole or in part, on the gender of the insured or a...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
#35HB52PassedProhibiting a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, or possessing with the intent to sell parts or products of certain animal species under certain circumstances, subject to certain exceptions; requiring that fines and restitution impo...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
#36HB92EngrossedAltering statutory forms for a limited and general power of attorney to include certain provisions relating to the authority of an agent to perform certain acts to assist the principal in meeting eligibility requirements and qualifying for certain go...
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2022-03-15
#37HB42IntroducedRequiring the county commissioners or county council to approve a certain referendum request if a valid petition to incorporate a certain area as a municipality is presented by not less than 40% of the registered voters who are residents of the area ...
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2022-01-10
#38HB122IntroducedExpanding the scope of a certain provision of law requiring the expungement of certain police and court records relating to the charging of a certain crime or civil offense if no charge in the case resulted in a certain disposition and altering the c...
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2022-01-07
#39HB173IntroducedAuthorizing the State Board of Social Work Examiners to issue a temporary license to practice social work if a required examination is unavailable to the applicant for a period of at least 7 days and the applicant has met the appropriate education an...
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2022-01-12
#40HB132IntroducedRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with certain agencies, to annually collect certain information on the military and jobs, high schools, private career schools, and certain institutions of higher education in the State and...
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
#41HB62IntroducedAltering eligibility for and the maximum amount of a credit against the State income tax for certain long-term care insurance premiums paid by a taxpayer with a Maryland adjusted gross income of less than $250,000 for long-term care insurance purchas...
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2022-01-07
#42HB22PassedProhibiting a veterinary practitioner from performing certain declawing procedures on a cat unless the procedure is necessary for a therapeutic purpose; authorizing the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to impose certain disciplinary action...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 178
#43HB30IntroducedProhibiting a person from carrying or displaying a firearm on certain premises or carrying or possessing a firearm within 100 feet of a polling site during an election, subject to certain exceptions.
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2022-01-04
#44HB43EngrossedRequiring the Department of General Services to establish and periodically update standards for State buildings to conserve energy and minimize adverse impacts on birds; requiring the Maryland Green Building Council to include the standards in any re...
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2022-03-17
#45HB115IntroducedProviding that certain requirements for the prepayment of certain real property taxes do not apply to an instrument of writing transferring real property from the estate of a decedent to an heir of the decedent.
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2022-01-04
#46HB71EngrossedRequiring the owner of a manufactured housing community to comply with certain requirements when selling the manufactured housing community; and requiring the owner, at least 60 days prior to entering into a contract for the sale of the community, to...
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2022-03-18
#47HB137IntroducedProhibiting a vehicle facing a circular green signal, a green arrow signal, or a steady yellow signal from entering an intersection if the vehicle is unable to completely proceed through the intersection; providing certain exceptions; prohibiting a p...
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2022-01-06
#48HB195PassedAuthorizing a unit of local government to qualify for a marine contractor license; exempting an individual employed by a county or municipality in the State who performs marine contractor services while in the performance of the duties of their emplo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
#49HB87PassedExempting returned Peace Corps volunteers who are domiciled in the State from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State; establishing that returned Peace Corps volunteer students shall be included as in-State...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
#50HB140IntroducedIncreasing to two the number of meetings the board of directors or the developer of a condominium or a homeowners association must convene each year at which unit owners have an opportunity to comment; requiring the developer of a condominium to appo...
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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