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Current trends in Maryland legislation over the last 72 hours as measured by public interest and activity.

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB531IntroducedProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization, or pay a specified amount to ...
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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#2HB661IntroducedRequiring specified individuals who treat or are in charge of a hospital that treats an individual for a suspected overdose that was caused or shows evidence of having been caused by a Schedule I controlled dangerous substance to notify the county sh...
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2017-02-21
#3HB235IntroducedAuthorizing a county or municipality, by local law, to establish that unpaid charges made against real property that is an abandoned private cemetery for specified purposes are a lien on the property; and requiring a county or municipality to take sp...
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2017-02-07
#4SB72PassedAuthorizing a workers' compensation insurer to develop a tiered rating plan that establishes discrete tiers based on risk attributes that are not arbitrary, capricious, or unfairly discriminatory and are reasonably related to the insurer's business a...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 263
#5SB494PassedCorrecting specified errors or omissions in specified articles of the Annotated Code and in specified uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting specified obsolete references; reorganizing specified sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying spe...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 62
#6HB932IntroducedRequiring a hospital that voluntarily converts to a freestanding medical facility or is acquired by another hospital or health system to pay a fee directly to the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation if workers are displaced; prohibiting th...
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2017-03-02
#7SB936IntroducedAltering requirements for a specified final loss mitigation affidavit; altering the timeline for filing an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential property; requiring a specified notice of intent to foreclose to be accompanied ...
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2017-02-28
#8HB262IntroducedRequiring institutions of higher education that receive State funds to provide specified information to students regarding their education loans on or before October 15 each year; prohibiting an institution of higher education from incurring a specif...
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2017-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
#9SB405IntroducedProhibiting the creation of or unauthorized introduction into a computer, computer system, or computer network of unauthorized software designed to restrict access or use by an authorized user for the purpose of extorting money, property, or anything...
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
#10HB746PassedRequiring the Attorney General to assign an assistant Attorney General to provide legal services to the Public School Labor Relations Board, the Higher Education Labor Relations Board, and the State Labor Relations Board; requiring the chair of the P...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 806
#11SB584PassedAltering the circumstances under which a health care provider may disclose a medical record developed primarily in connection with mental health services; authorizing a health care provider to disclose directory information about a patient to a speci...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 701
#12SB22PassedReducing the minimum eligibility threshold for an award of lost earnings or support from the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; establishing eligibility for a specified award of up to 2 weeks of lost average weekly wages for a parent, child, or sp...
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2017-04-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 7
#13HB190PassedAltering the notice that specified mammography centers are required to include in a specified screening results letter; and requiring the notice to state that together, a patient and the patient's physician can decide whether additional screening opt...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 220
#14HB488IntroducedMaking specified violations relating to the use or possession of specified de minimis quantities of specified controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involvi...
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#15SB868IntroducedNotwithstanding specified provisions of law, authorizing a specified physician or a specified advanced practice nurse to prescribe and dispense naloxone to individuals who have not completed specified training; authorizing, notwithstanding specified ...
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2017-03-16
#16HB895IntroducedAuthorizing the Central Collection Unit and Child Support Enforcement Administration to certify to the State Racing Commission or a licensee of the Commission that a specified obligor is in arrears on specified payments; requiring the licensee to wit...
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2017-02-22
#17SB231EngrossedAltering the definition of "eligible veteran" to include the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of granting a preference in hiring and prom...
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2017-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#18SB170IntroducedMaking the proposed appropriations contained in the State Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2018, in accordance with Article III, Section 52 of the Maryland Constitution; etc.
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2017-01-18
#19HB418PassedRequiring the State Department of Education to conduct a specified analysis regarding the Child Care Subsidy Program beginning in 2017 and every 2 years thereafter; requiring the Department to consult with specified entities before conducting a speci...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
#20HB571IntroducedIncreasing from 2 to 10 the number of years within which a disabled law enforcement officer or rescue worker or the surviving spouse of a fallen law enforcement officer or rescue worker must have acquired specified residential property in order to qu...
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2017-02-23
#21HB657IntroducedStating the intent of the General Assembly that, if the State imposes a tax on medical or nonmedical cannabis, all revenues from the tax will be deposited into the Education Trust Fund.
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2017-02-21
#22SB826IntroducedProhibiting the suspension of a sentence for wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun under specified circumstances for a person previously convicted of specified crimes.
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2017-03-08
#23SB353PassedRepealing a requirement that annuity contracts purchased under the optional retirement program shall be issued to and become the property of participating employees of the program; clarifying that the rights of participating employees who purchase an...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 528
#24HB640IntroducedAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to grant, by law, a specified property tax credit against the property tax imposed on specified apartment buildings in Baltimore City; establishing that specified landlords that provide specifi...
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2017-02-23
#25SB256PassedClarifying that a member of the Employees' Pension System or the Teachers' Pension System who is subject to the Reformed Contributory Pension Benefit is eligible to purchase service credit for a specified period of employment under specified circumst...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 269
#26SB468IntroducedProviding that specified noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as bei...
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2017-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Finance
#27HB554PassedIncreasing from $20,000 to $60,000 the salary of an attorney employed by the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board to hire an attorney on a contractual basis to perform work that the attorney employed by the Bo...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 830
#28HB681IntroducedRequiring Allegany County and a municipal corporation in Allegany County to grant a property tax credit against the county and municipal corporation property tax imposed on property owned by the Frostburg Museum Association; and providing for the ret...
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2017-02-24
#29SB105IntroducedAltering the distribution of revenue from the St. Mary's County fire tax; and altering the distribution of revenue from the St. Mary's County rescue tax.
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2017-02-15
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; Withdrawn
#30SB195VetoedRequiring a specified physician to provide the State Board of Physicians with verification or documentation that the physician maintains medical professional liability insurance within 25 business days after the physician receives the request from th...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#31SB173IntroducedEstablishing the Commission on Access to Tax-Preferred Health and Childcare Savings Accounts for All Marylanders; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; authorizing the reimbursement of specified expenses; requiring the...
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2017-02-08
#32HB221PassedTransferring the Maryland Council on Advancement of School-Based Health Centers from the State Department of Education to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; requiring the Maryland Community Health Resources Commission to provide staff suppo...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 199
#33HB328PassedRepealing a default inclusion as an optional retirement program annuity contract provider of a company designated by a governing board of an employing institution on or before a specified date; altering the definition of "designated company" to mean ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 276
#34HB685PassedStating the intent of the General Assembly that the Baltimore City Council provide logistical and financial assistance to Baltimore City Public Schools for specified shared services; and requiring the Baltimore City Council to report specified inform...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329
#35SB752PassedRepealing a default inclusion as an optional retirement program annuity contract provider of a company designated by a governing board of an employing institution on or before a specified date; altering the definition of "designated company" to mean ...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 275
#36HB921IntroducedRequiring a hospital to include an itemization of all tax exemptions the hospital receives in the hospital's community benefit report.
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2017-03-02
#37HB482PassedAltering the membership of the State Board of Nursing; requiring that specified petitions for membership on the Board have at least a specified number of signatures of support from nurses with a specified license; altering the requirements for the el...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 515
#38HB618IntroducedLimiting the circumstances under which a fee may be collected by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or a local health department for a birth, death, or fetal death certificate requested by an agency of the State or any of its political subdi...
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2017-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#39SB298PassedAltering the salary of the Sheriff of St. Mary's County, the County Treasurer of St. Mary's County, and the State's Attorney for St. Mary's County; and providing for the application of the Act.
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
#40HB21IntroducedProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for the value of any medals awarded by the International Olympic Committee or the International Paralympic Committee and the amount of any prize money or honoraria that is received fr...
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2017-02-02
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
#41SB385PassedAltering the membership of the State Board of Nursing; requiring that specified petitions for membership on the Board have at least a specified number of signatures of support from nurses with a specified license; altering the requirements for the el...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516
#42HB304PassedRepealing a requirement that annuity contracts purchased under the optional retirement program shall be issued to and become the property of participating employees of the program; clarifying that the rights of participating employees who purchase an...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
#43HB200IntroducedIncreasing, from $300 to $500, the filing fee that must accompany an order to docket or a complaint to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential property and that is distributed to the Housing Counseling and Foreclosure Mediation Fund.
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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
#44SB588IntroducedIncreasing, from $300 to $500, the filing fee that must accompany an order to docket or a complaint to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential property and that is distributed to the Housing Counseling and Foreclosure Mediation Fund.
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#45HB954EngrossedRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to establish procedures that require a foreclosure purchaser to send to the Department any updates to the information about or relating to the foreclosure purchaser that was submitted in th...
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2017-04-10
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
#46SB467IntroducedApplying specified provisions disqualifying a person from possessing a rifle or shotgun to an antique firearm.
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2017-03-08
#47SB659IntroducedEstablishing the Task Force on Practices and Procedures on Solitary Confinement; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the r...
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#48SB374PassedIncreasing from $20,000 to $60,000 the salary of an attorney employed by the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board to hire an attorney on a contractual basis to perform work that the attorney employed by the Bo...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 831
#49HB635PassedIncreasing penalties from 3 years to 5 years imprisonment for the crime of homicide by motor vehicle or vessel while impaired by a controlled dangerous substance.
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 168
#50HB665IntroducedAltering the conditions under which an individual who works in a specified administrative, executive, or professional capacity qualifies for an exemption from overtime pay; requiring that individuals be compensated on a salary basis at a specified ra...
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2017-02-21
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