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

PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB13IntroducedProhibiting a unit of State, county, or municipal government from knowingly using public funds to influence certain decisions of certain employees relating to collective bargaining; requiring an addition modification under the Maryland income tax for...
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2021-01-13
#2HB133IntroducedLimiting the authorization for the Governor, with the approval of the Board of Public Works, to reduce a certain appropriation by not more than 25% of the total appropriation for any line item in the State operating budget in any fiscal year; and inc...
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2021-01-04
#3HB5IntroducedRequiring a distribution from a certain trust fund to be used for certain purposes; permitting a certain cemetery to select a certain method of distribution from a certain perpetual care trust fund; requiring the cemetery to submit a certain statemen...
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2020-12-23
#4HB298IntroducedRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-01-12
#5SB205IntroducedAltering the scope of a certain provision prohibiting the retail delivery to a purchaser of alcoholic beverages under certain circumstances; authorizing holders of certain licenses that authorize the sale of alcoholic beverages at a restaurant, bar, ...
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2021-01-13
#6HB317IntroducedRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee in consultation with the Departments of the Environment, Agriculture, General Services, and other stakeholders, to develop, by January 1, 2022, a certain methodology for State agencies to estimate gre...
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2020-12-23
#7HB329IntroducedProhibiting a judicial officer from issuing a warrant to enter a residence for the arrest of a suspect unless the judicial officer finds an independent articulated connection of the suspect to the residence demonstrating a clear and convincing likeli...
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2021-01-13
#8HB21IntroducedAltering the definition of recycling to exclude certain chemical conversion processes, pyrolysis, hydropyrolysis, methanolysis, gasification, enzymatic breakdown, or similar processes as determined by the Department of the Environment; prohibiting a ...
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2021-01-04
#9HB10IntroducedIncreasing, from $7,500 to $10,000, the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred by an individual that are attributable to the individual's donation of an organ; altering the definition ...
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2020-12-22
#10HB92IntroducedProhibiting, subject to certain exceptions, the use of State funds to purchase or plant a certain invasive or nonnative plant species on or after July 1, 2022; authorizing the Board of Public Works to grant a certain waiver under certain circumstance...
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2020-12-23
#11SB175IntroducedProhibiting the Board of Public Works from requiring a contractor to furnish certain guarantees before an energy performance contract is ratified; and requiring certain performance bonds, payment bonds, and other securities to be provided at the time...
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2021-01-06
#12SB314IntroducedRequiring the Comptroller to appoint the Chief of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates from a list of candidates reviewed and evaluated by the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and Forecasting Group; requiring the Bureau to submit the March revenue report to t...
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2021-01-11
#13HB84IntroducedRequiring an original equipment manufacturer to make available, on fair and reasonable terms, certain materials or updates to an independent repair provider or owner of digital electronic equipment; providing that a violation of certain provisions of...
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2021-01-14
#14HB82IntroducedProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-22
#15SB50IntroducedRequiring a police officer to make a reasonable attempt to intervene to terminate or prevent another police officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a police officer from knowingly and willfully violating the requirement to intervene established...
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2021-01-15
#16HB535IntroducedEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2021-01-15
#17HB435IntroducedIncreasing the State income tax rate for an individual to 7% of Maryland taxable income in excess of $1,000,000; applying the Act to taxable years beginning after December 31, 2021; etc.
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2021-01-15
#18SB33IntroducedRequiring the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs, in consultation with the Secretary of Transportation and the Attorney General, to establish a certain overall percentage participation goal for certain min...
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2021-01-06
#19SB83IntroducedRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2020-12-23
#20SB84IntroducedAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacist from administering an initial dose of a maintenance injectable medication unde...
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2021-01-06
#21HB324IntroducedIncreasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; and creating a presumption that a person in possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana is not in violation of a...
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2020-12-23
#22HB286IntroducedIncluding law enforcement officers and first responders within the scope of certain prohibitions against committing certain crimes against certain persons, damaging certain property of certain persons, burning certain objects, and damaging certain bu...
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2020-12-23
#23SB107IntroducedRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2020-12-23
#24HB385IntroducedAltering provisions of law relating to murder in the first degree; providing that a person who was a child at the time of the offense may not be found to have committed murder in the first degree under certain provisions of law; authorizing a person ...
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2020-12-23
#25SB412IntroducedConsumer Protection - Right to Repair
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2021-01-15
#26HB302IntroducedEstablishing the State Board of On-Site Wastewater Professionals in the Department of the Environment to regulate individuals who perform on-site wastewater services in the State and to establish minimum standards for certain on-site wastewater syste...
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2020-12-22
#27SB151IntroducedProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-28
#28HB213IntroducedProhibiting a provision in a contract or an agreement with a design professional for professional services that requires the design professional to indemnify or hold harmless certain parties unless the design professional is at fault for causing the ...
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2020-12-23
#29SB324IntroducedRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving suspected environmental violations in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to maintain and update certain information involving suspected...
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2020-12-29
#30SB57IntroducedRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court has reasonable ground to believe that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2020-12-28
#31SB1IntroducedRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2021-01-12
#32HB122IntroducedEstablishing the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for General Services as an independent unit of the State; establishing the Inspector General in the Office; providing for the eligibility, professional qualifications, appointment, term, and r...
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2020-12-23
#33HB187IntroducedRequiring all law enforcement agencies to adopt policies and procedures for the use of body-worn cameras consistent with certain policies developed by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission by October 1, 2021; and requiring all law enf...
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2021-01-13
#34HB2IntroducedRemoving the Director and Deputy Director of the Maryland Environmental Service from the Board of Directors of the Maryland Environmental Service; requiring the Secretary and the Treasurer of the Service to be selected by the Board from among the Boa...
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2021-01-13
#35HB188IntroducedRepealing a provision of law authorizing an application for a search warrant to contain a request authorizing the executing law enforcement officer to enter a building, apartment, premises, place, or thing to be searched without giving notice of the ...
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2021-01-13
#36SB196IntroducedRepealing a certain credit against the State income tax for certain Maryland qualified research and development expenses not exceeding a certain base amount; increasing the amount of research and development tax credits that the Department of Commerc...
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2021-01-11
#37HB496IntroducedAltering the membership of the School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Safe Schools Fund to be used for certain purpos...
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2021-01-15
#38HB518IntroducedRequiring a publisher who offers to license an electronic book to the public to also offer to license the book to public libraries in the State on reasonable terms that would enable public libraries to provide library users with access to the electro...
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2021-01-15
#39SB21IntroducedProhibiting the Department of the Environment or the Board of Public Works from terminating or impairing the riparian rights of an individual, community association, or other entity through the application process for a permit or license to install a...
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2021-01-06
#40SB166IntroducedRequiring a police officer to report specified criminal conduct of another police officer to a supervisor or police chief when the reporting officer has actual knowledge of the criminal conduct; prohibiting a police officer from knowingly and willful...
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2020-12-28
#41SB276IntroducedRepealing all provisions relating to the establishment and maintenance of a police department at the Johns Hopkins University, including all applicable authorizations, powers, requirements, and prohibitions on the University, University police office...
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2020-12-28
#42HB17IntroducedMaking certain provisions of law relating to the issuance of certain emergency orders subject to the Act; providing that a certain declaration is only effective with a certain approval by the General Assembly and for only a certain period of time; re...
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2020-12-23
#43SB98IntroducedProhibiting a county board, public prekindergarten program or primary or secondary school, or nonpublic prekindergarten program or primary or secondary school that receives State funds from discriminating against a person, refusing enrollment of, exp...
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2020-12-28
#44SB189IntroducedProhibiting a provision in a contract or an agreement with a design professional for professional services that requires the design professional to indemnify or hold harmless certain parties unless the design professional is at fault for causing the ...
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2020-12-28
#45SB238IntroducedProhibiting a consumer from being held liable for unauthorized debit transactions if the consumer notifies the banking institution within 90 days after receiving a periodic statement; requiring a banking institution to extend the time frame within wh...
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2021-01-15
#46HB199IntroducedAltering the State sport of Maryland from jousting to lacrosse; and repealing lacrosse as the State team sport of Maryland.
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2021-01-13
#47SB245IntroducedProhibiting a school resource officer from entering a school building except if summoned by a school administrator or official to respond to an emergency involving violence or the threat of violence, to participate in certain training, or to use cert...
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2021-01-06
#48HB330IntroducedRequiring a publicly traded corporation that is required to file a Maryland income tax return to attach a statement identifying the corporation's effective tax rate and an explanation of the calculation of the effective tax rate; requiring that the s...
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2021-01-07
#49HB412IntroducedEstablishing the Task Force to Study Increased Voter Participation to evaluate and identify policies that have the potential to increase voter participation, evaluate the impact of any policy changes on the integrity of the electoral process, and est...
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2021-01-13
#50HB328IntroducedRequiring the holder of presumed abandoned property valued at $5,000 or more to send certain written notice to the apparent owner by certified mail, return receipt requested, rather than by first-class mail; requiring the holder of abandoned property...
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2020-12-29
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