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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1499PassedProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers' compensation and to cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 533
#2HB1227IntroducedIncreasing from 50% to 80% the percent of the cost of providing certain employee commuter benefits that a business may claim as a credit against the income tax and insurance premium tax; providing that the commuter benefits tax credit may be claimed ...
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2018-02-27
#3HB1447EngrossedAuthorizing a person who is licensed to drive by another state to participate in the Ignition Interlock System Program under certain circumstances; prohibiting a nonresident participant in the Program from driving or attempting to drive certain vehic...
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2018-04-03
#4SB730PassedProhibiting 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
#5HB1437PassedAltering the circumstances under which a licensed direct-entry midwife is prohibited from assuming or continuing to take responsibility for a patient's pregnancy and birth care and is required to arrange for the orderly transfer of care of the patien...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 528
#6SB1252PassedCorrecting certain requirements pertaining to a certain earnings limitation to certain retirees of the Employees' and Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems; exempting certain retirees from a certain earnings limitation under certain circumstances;...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 469
#7HB1508IntroducedExtending the termination date of certain provisions of law relating to access to certain court, social services, juvenile, and police records by the Office of Youth Violence Prevention in the Baltimore City Health Department and the Baltimore City M...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
#8HB1458IntroducedAuthorizing, in a case alleging a county zoning violation, an appeal by the defendant or the county from a final judgment of the District Court.
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2018-03-07
#9HB1536EngrossedAltering 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
#10HB1656PassedAuthorizing the State Real Estate Commission to transfer up to $500,000 to the Real Estate Guaranty Fund from the State Real Estate Commission Fund if the amount in the Guaranty Fund falls below $300,000 and the Commission is projected to have an ope...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
#11HB1069PassedIncreasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain qualifying volunteer fire, rescue, and emergency medical services members.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 582
#12HB693PassedRepealing the termination provision of a certain provision of law relating to the annual certification of the amount of assessable base for certain real property for the purposes of calculating certain State education aid.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 387
#13SB1148PassedRepealing a provision of law requiring the Washington County Commissioners to establish an Advisory School Design Review Committee; repealing provisions establishing the Committee's duties and relating to the review of the Committee's comments and re...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 615
#14HB734IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $155,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Kappa Alpha Psi Foundation of Metropolitan Baltimore, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repai...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#15HB1498PassedAuthorizing a certain social organization in Harford County to seek certain alcoholic beverages licenses under certain circumstances; requiring a social organization seeking a license to meet certain criteria; and authorizing a social organization to...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 137
#16HB752PassedRepealing in Harford County the wine festival license that authorizes the display and sale of wine by the holder of a retail license, Class 3 winery license, or Class 4 limited winery license during the days and hours designated for the wine festival...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131
#17HB16PassedRequiring the Governor to include $125,000 in the State budget, in fiscal years 2020 through 2024, for the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a near completer communication campaign; requiring the Commission to develop a web-based matc...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 554
#18SB739VetoedAltering 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)
#19SB737IntroducedRequiring a State-funded entity that advertises to the general public to advertise using a range of media sources with target audiences that reflect the racial diversity of the State; and defining "State-funded entity" as a unit of State government o...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
#20SB634IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Compass Regional Hospice, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstructio...
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2018-03-10
#21SB1166IntroducedRepealing a prohibition in Baltimore County against hunting or attempting to hunt nongame birds and mammals without first obtaining a hunting license.
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2018-03-13
#22SB1161IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $50,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Prince George's County Volunteer Marine, Fire and Rescue Department, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, const...
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2018-03-10
#23SB1242PassedRequiring 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 more than 50 years to consult with the Maryland Historical Trust regardin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 507
#24HB47PassedAuthorizing the holder of an electronic nicotine delivery systems retailer license to make sales to consumers through the mail, a computer network, a telephonic network, or another electronic network; authorizing the holder of an electronic nicotine ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 199
#25SB58PassedRepealing an erroneous provision of law regarding immunity from liability for participating in the activities of the State Board for Certification of Residential Child Care Program Professionals; repealing the requirement that the Board adopt certain...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 411
#26HB95IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt in the amount of $125,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Trustees of Historic Annapolis, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#27SB996PassedAltering 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
#28SB937IntroducedProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from denying an individual access to a home- and community-based services waiver due to a lack of funding for waiver services if the individual is discharged from a certain health care facility directly t...
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2018-03-07
#29SB965IntroducedProviding that an equity court shall retain jurisdiction for the purpose of awarding child support, in accordance with the child support guidelines, for a child who has attained the age of 18 years and who is enrolled in secondary school; providing t...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
#30HB1094PassedProhibiting under criminal law a person that distributes tobacco products for commercial purposes from distributing to a minor an electronic nicotine delivery system; prohibiting under criminal law certain persons from purchasing for or selling an el...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 785
#31HB1242IntroducedEstablishing a solar photovoltaic recycling fee; requiring a person installing a solar electric generating facility in the State to pay the fee beginning October 1, 2018; establishing the Solar Photovoltaic Recycling Fund; requiring 20% of the first ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#32HB1480PassedRequiring 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 592
#33HB1531IntroducedEstablishing the Task Force on the Premature Discharge of Patients With Substance Use Disorders to study certain practices and procedures at certain facilities and to make recommendations on necessary changes to improve patient treatment, training fo...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#34SB1099PassedEstablishing the Commission to Restore Trust in Policing to review the operation of the Baltimore Police Department's Gun Trace Task Force and make recommendations on the reorganization of the Police Department and certain other matters as necessary;...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 753
#35SB1150IntroducedRequiring a police officer who detains a driver who was involved in a vehicle accident that resulted in the death of another person to require the driver to submit to certain drug and alcohol testing.
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2018-03-15
#36HB1795PassedAltering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange Fund; providing that certain funds may be used only for the purposes of the State Reinsurance Program; requiring, rather than authorizing, the Exchange, in consultation with the Maryland I...
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2018-04-05
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 6
#37SB1140PassedDefining the term "child" for the purposes of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation to mean a biological child, an adopted child, or a stepchild, not to include a foster child, a grandchild, or a descendant more remote than a grandch...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 623
#38SB222PassedRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to establish procedures that require a foreclosure purchaser to submit to the Foreclosed Property Registry any change to certain information within 21 business days after the change is know...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 349
#39SB467EngrossedAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $250 of the unreimbursed expenses paid or incurred by an eligible teacher during a taxable year for the purchase of classroom supplies if the supplies are used by students in...
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2018-04-06
#40HB511IntroducedRequiring each public institution of higher education to develop, implement, and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a certain plan for a program to prevent hate-bias incidents; requiring each public institution of higher education to ...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#41HB1435IntroducedAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Prince George's County to issue a certain Class C beer, wine, and liquor license for use by a volunteer fire department that meets certain requirements.
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#42HB1491PassedRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing the Public Service Commission to authorize the use of a master meter in a residential multiple occupancy building for certain purposes under certain circumstances; requiring the Commission to conduct a ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 532
#43SB317EngrossedRequiring the Governor to include $500,000 in fiscal year 2020 and $750,000 in each of fiscal years 2021 through 2024 in the State budget to the Higher Education Commission for near completer grants for certain recipients; requiring that grants are t...
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2018-04-09
Delegates Luedtke, Ebersole, and Patterson
#44HB762PassedEstablishing a cheese and deli shop wine privilege in Frederick County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the privilege for use by an establishment for which a Class A beer and wine license has been issued that derives at least ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 277
#45SB1257IntroducedRequiring each county board of education to employ a designated security administrator; requiring each county board to prepare a school emergency plan for all public schools in the county; requiring each county board to perform a safety assessment of...
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2018-03-15
Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
#46HB1000IntroducedAuthorizing 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 Boys & Girls Club of Westminster, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, recon...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#47HB1211IntroducedRepealing a provision of the Maryland Uniform Interstate Family Support Act establishing that a tribunal of this State that has issued a certain child support order has and shall exercise continuing, exclusive jurisdiction to modify its child support...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
#48SB1082IntroducedRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct a performance audit of certain units of State government every 3 years for certain purposes; requiring certain units to make a certain determination regarding certain local regulations; requiring ...
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2018-03-13
#49SB1149IntroducedProhibiting an officer or a unit of State government from using an appropriation for the construction of a transit line unless the transit line will have at least three stations in the State; prohibiting certain reporting agencies from entering into ...
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2018-03-13
#50SB1134IntroducedEstablishing the Juvenile Justice Coordinating Council in the Department of Juvenile Services; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Council; prohibiting a member of the Council from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
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