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#1HB98IntroducedRequiring the State to continue providing a certain prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the January 1, 2019, termination of a certain State prescription drug benefit plan for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent childr...
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2019-01-18
#2SB64IntroducedProviding that certain employees of the Maryland School for the Deaf are not entitled to annual leave with pay; and clarifying that employees of the Maryland School for the Deaf who work 11 months or less in a calendar year are entitled to a certain ...
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2019-01-09
#3SB100IntroducedEstablishing that the operation of an interstate pipeline facility is an ultrahazardous and abnormally dangerous activity; establishing that a pipeline operator is strictly liable for certain damages resulting from or occurring in connection with the...
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2019-01-16
#4SB92IntroducedEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-01-11
#5SB38IntroducedExempting from certain provisions of law governing earned sick and safe leave certain employees who regularly work at facilities at which the employer offers the employees access to an on-site health clinic that has operating costs of at least $1,000...
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2019-01-09
#6SB15IntroducedExempting a public school facility construction project approved for participation in the Innovation Incentive Pilot Program from complying with prevailing wage requirements if less than 50% of the money used for the project is State money; requiring...
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2019-01-09
#7SB75IntroducedProhibiting certain employees of the Juvenile Services Education Program from rescinding an employment contract after July 15 except under certain circumstances; authorizing the State Department of Education to suspend the professional certificate of...
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2019-01-09
#8HB77IntroducedProviding that attempted suicide is not a crime in the State; prohibiting that the act of attempting to commit suicide, in itself, may not form the basis of a certain criminal charge; and providing that the common law offense of attempted suicide is ...
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2019-01-17
#9SB45IntroducedAltering the settlement provision required to be included in policies of health care malpractice insurance to clarify that the insurer is authorized, without restriction, to negotiate and effect a compromise of claims unless the settlement amount exc...
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2019-01-09
#10SB113IntroducedAltering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit is required to pay a certain fee to allow any method of payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-01-16
#11HB68IntroducedProhibiting the declarations, bylaws, or certain other instruments of a condominium made by a developer from limiting certain powers of a council of unit owners to have legal standing or to enforce implied warranties except under certain circumstance...
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2019-01-17
#12SB57IntroducedExtending for a certain number of years the length of time a county may retain certain revenue from the agricultural land transfer tax for use in certain agricultural land preservation programs; requiring the Department of Planning and the Maryland A...
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2019-01-09
#13SB48IntroducedAltering the definition of "provider panel" to mean the providers that contract with a carrier either directly or through a subcontracting entity to provide health care services to enrollees of the carrier.
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2019-01-09
#14SB115IntroducedClarifying that personal protection or self-defense can qualify as a good and substantial reason to carry, wear, or transport a handgun for purposes of the issuance by the Secretary of State Police of a permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun.
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2019-01-16
#15SB12IntroducedExpanding a certain requirement that public art be included in capital projects for which at least 50% of the project costs are funded with State funds.
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2019-01-09
#16SB56IntroducedAuthorizing the Secretary of Agriculture to provide an exemption from a certain annual licensing requirement to a certain live poultry market operator, production facility operator, or poultry dealer; altering the authority of the Secretary to adopt ...
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2019-01-09
#17SB53IntroducedProviding that the Department of General Services is responsible for monitoring the status of certain energy performance contracts and reporting on that status to the Board of Public Works annually; requiring a primary procurement unit to consult wit...
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2019-01-09
#18SB24IntroducedAuthorizing a local department of social services to place a child for a certain initial placement with a kinship caregiver as an alternative to foster care under certain circumstances; authorizing a local department to place a child with a kinship c...
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2019-01-09
#19HB30IntroducedProhibiting a person from performing a search of the statewide DNA data base or any other DNA or genealogical data base for the purpose of identification of an offender in connection with a crime for which the offender may be a biological relative of...
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2019-01-10
#20HB79IntroducedIncreasing the number of early voting centers that certain counties are required to establish; requiring early voting centers to open at 8 a.m. during gubernatorial general elections; and requiring that, in a county with more than one voting center, ...
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2019-01-18
#21SB50IntroducedAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to extend a certain review period for up to an additional 30 days for a certain filing made by a health maintenance organization if the Commissioner gives the health maintenance organization certain not...
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2019-01-09
#22HB85IntroducedProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2019-01-18
#23SB121IntroducedEstablishing that inmates serving a term of life imprisonment may be paroled without the Governor's approval after serving 30 years under certain circumstances.
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2019-01-17
#24HB33IntroducedEncouraging the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to approve provider applications for patients who have an opioid use disorder.
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2019-01-09
#25SB91IntroducedProposing 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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2019-01-11
#26SB13IntroducedRequiring the Department of Juvenile Services to notify a certain local superintendent of schools or school principal of a certain student's arrest for a reportable offense or an offense related to a certain student's membership in a certain gang; re...
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2019-01-09
#27SB90IntroducedEstablishing 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 th...
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2019-01-11
#28SB77IntroducedAltering the jurisdiction of the orphans' courts and circuit courts over certain guardians of the person and guardians of the property; altering the circumstances under which a guardian of the property of a person with a physical or mental disability...
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2019-01-09
#29HB45IntroducedEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-01-11
#30SB114IntroducedAuthorizing a person to apply for preliminary approval of a handgun permit to wear, carry, or transport a handgun without completing a certified firearms training course; requiring the Secretary of State Police to investigate an application for a han...
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2019-01-16
#31SB36IntroducedRequiring certain health benefit plans and certain carriers to provide a special enrollment period during which certain individuals who become pregnant may enroll in a health benefit plan; establishing the duration of the special enrollment period; e...
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2019-01-09
#32HB71IntroducedRequiring the State Board of Elections, in consultation with the Department of Information Technology, to make publicly available on the Internet live video streaming of each open meeting of the State Board and an unedited archived video recording of...
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2019-01-17
#33HB110IntroducedRequiring a public school student in elementary school to be provided a daily program of physical activity totaling 150 minutes each week to include physical education and developmentally appropriate, moderate-to-vigorous activity, including recess; ...
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2019-01-18
#34HB111IntroducedAllowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain allowable union dues paid by the individual during the taxable year if the union dues would have been allowed as a deduction under the Internal Revenue Code for a taxab...
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2019-01-18
#35SB118IntroducedEstablishing that the Secretary of State Police is not required to submit certain fingerprints with a certain application for a criminal history records check if the applicant's fingerprints are already on file with the Department of State Police.
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2019-01-17
#36HB88IntroducedMaking it a civil rather than a criminal offense to consume an alcoholic beverage in public under certain circumstances or to possess an alcoholic beverage in an open container under certain circumstances; requiring certain offenders to be issued a c...
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2019-01-17
#37SB37IntroducedDecreasing the State corporate income tax rate from 8.25% to 8.0% for tax year 2019, 7.5% for tax year 2020, and 7.0% for tax year 2021 and beyond.
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2019-01-14
#38SB31IntroducedAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to act as a group-wide supervisor for an internationally active insurance group; authorizing the Commissioner to acknowledge another regulatory official as a group-wide supervisor for a certain internat...
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2019-01-09
#39HB70IntroducedAltering the requirement to install a carbon monoxide alarm in a rental dwelling unit to apply only when the unit contains a device that emits carbon monoxide or has an adjacent enclosed unventilated attached garage.
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2019-01-17
#40HB38IntroducedProviding that certain 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 being...
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2019-01-16
#41HB25IntroducedRequiring, instead of authorizing, the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or ...
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2019-01-09
#42HB56IntroducedExempting from certain provisions of law governing earned sick and safe leave certain employees who regularly work at facilities at which the employer offers the employees access to an on-site health clinic that has operating costs of at least $1,000...
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2019-01-16
#43HB63IntroducedRequiring a participating employer to submit supporting payroll data to the State Retirement Agency regarding a member's contributions at the time contributions are paid to the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System; providing ...
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2019-01-17
#44HB64IntroducedAltering a requirement for designating a beneficiary of a member, former member, or retiree of the State Retirement and Pension System; providing an option for a member, former member, or retiree to designate a beneficiary through the State Retiremen...
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2019-01-17
#45HB62IntroducedClarifying a provision authorizing a certain purchase of eligibility service credit in the Employees' Pension System for certain employment.
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2019-01-17
#46SB28IntroducedAltering the definition of "health benefit plan" as it applies to certain provisions of law related to coverage requirements for the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness and emotional, drug use, and alcohol use disorders to include short-term li...
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2019-01-09
#47HB2IntroducedEstablishing the Task Force to Improve Baltimore City Homeless Transitions From Low-Barrier Shelters to Permanent Housing; providing for the composition of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study certain matters related to low-barrier shelt...
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2019-01-09
#48HB81IntroducedAltering eligibility for a credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax for the surviving spouses, who are at least 65 years of age, of certain veterans; and applying the Act to taxable years beginning after June 30, 201...
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2019-01-18
#49HB27IntroducedAltering the Clean Indoor Air Act to include a prohibition of the use of a certain electronic cigarette device under certain circumstances; defining the term "electronic cigarette device" as an electronic device that can be used to deliver nicotine o...
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2019-01-16
#50HB48IntroducedDefining an eSports competition as one involving video games, including first-person shooters, real-time strategy games, and certain multiplayer online battle arenas; authorizing an organization conducting an eSports competition to offer prize money ...
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2019-01-18
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