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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1418EngrossedRequiring a specified designee who may conduct a specified assessment to be certified or licensed, rather than certified and licensed; authorizing a person serving a specified term of confinement for an offense relating to volume dealing in cocaine b...
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2017-03-30
#2HB980IntroducedRequiring local school systems to allow a specified child who is exempt from public school attendance to participate in specified clubs and activities beginning September 1, 2017; requiring a child who participates in specified activities to particip...
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2017-03-10
#3SB286IntroducedRequiring that the statewide information technology master plan developed by the Secretary of Information Technology include a cybersecurity framework; and requiring that the Secretary consider materials developed by the National Institute of Standar...
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2017-02-07
#4SB1000IntroducedAltering the circumstances under which specified individuals, including undocumented immigrants, shall be exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at community colleges; altering the circumstances under which specified individuals are eligibl...
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2017-03-01
#5HB584PassedAuthorizing a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological product, or device to make available the investigational drug, biological product, or device to eligible patients; requiring a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological produ...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
#6HB652IntroducedRequiring the State Board of Education to develop, on or before December 1, 2017, goals for percentages of high school graduates for completing specified career and technical education programs and earning specified credentials, and to develop a meth...
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2017-04-10
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
#7SB4PassedRequiring minority business enterprises serving as subcontractors on specified contracts to submit, within 10 days after notice from the prime contractor of the State's intent to award a contract, documentation providing the percentage and type of wo...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
#8SB299VetoedCreating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements for golf carts in the community of Golden Beach Patuxent Knolls, St. Mary's County; providing that a person who operates a golf cart in Golden Beach Patuxent Knolls may operate the go...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#9HB598IntroducedRequiring local governments to fully comply with and support federal immigration law; prohibiting local governments from restricting specified individuals from requesting, obtaining, sending, receiving, or maintaining specified immigration informatio...
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2017-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#10SB867PassedAltering a specified violation relating to an employer failing to report an accidental personal injury within a specified time required under the workers' compensation law to require the violation to be a knowing violation; and increasing the penalty...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 566
#11HB1599IntroducedRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to make a specified advance payment to a nursing home at the request of the nursing home under specified circumstances; providing that the advance payment may not exceed 50% of the estimated amoun...
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2017-02-22
#12SB1005IntroducedRequiring a specified owner of a mobile home park to provide written notice of any increase in the annual rent for a site to a specified resident, a specified homeowners association, and the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorn...
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2017-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#13HB134PassedTransferring specified responsibilities relating to the Interagency Council on Homelessness and the Homeless Women - Crisis Shelter Home Program from the Department of Human Resources to the Department of Housing and Community Development; providing ...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 105
#14SB951PassedAltering the Maryland Securities Act to regulate federal exempt broker-dealers; establishing the Securities Act Registration Fund to be used to administer and enforce the Act; altering the actions that are unlawful under the Maryland Securities Act; ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 838
#15HB1508IntroducedAltering the circumstances under which specified individuals, including undocumented immigrants, shall be exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at community colleges; altering the circumstances under which specified individuals are eligibl...
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2017-03-07
#16SB837VetoedProviding that in Washington County a violation of the prohibition against selling or providing alcoholic beverages to an individual under the age of 21 years is a misdemeanor; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to impose a maximum fine o...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#17SB448PassedIncreasing from $25,000 to $50,000 the maximum threshold amount for a small procurement by the State Retirement Agency for an independent medical evaluation by a physician and specified related testimony for purposes of disability retirement benefits...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 82
#18HB1633IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $350,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Mayor and Town Council of the Town of Capitol Heights for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, ...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#19SB700PassedRenaming the Governor's Office of Minority Affairs to be the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs; renaming the Special Secretary for the Office of Minority Affairs to be the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Mino...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 634
#20HB1250IntroducedRemoving student employees at the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, and Baltimore City Community College from the list of employees who are ineligible to engage in collective bargaining.
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2017-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
#21HB1362EngrossedProviding that an official of State government or a local government is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state that will be used for specified purposes; stating it is th...
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2017-03-21
#22SB435PassedProviding that the authority of the Board of Trustees of St. Mary's College of Maryland may not be superseded by any State agency or office in specified management affairs except by a provision of law that specifically references the College.
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
#23HB1334PassedRequiring the State Highway Administration to establish a policy regarding the application of decorative treatments on traffic control devices that have been marred by graffiti or vandalism; authorizing a person to apply to a district office within t...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 761
#24SB244IntroducedEstablishing the Task Force to Study Suspension Rates of African American Prekindergarten Students; providing the purpose of the task force is to determine whether specified students are suspended at a higher rate than students of other races, determ...
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2017-02-01
#25SB1158PassedRequiring the power plant research program of the Department of Natural Resources to include in its research an evaluation of the pollinator benefits that would occur under a pollinator-friendly vegetation management standard or pollinator habitat pl...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 372
#26HB972PassedRepealing the termination date of specified provisions of law altering specified surcharges on specified fees, charges, and costs in specified civil cases and requiring a specified informational budget to be prepared for the Maryland Legal Services C...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 798
#27SB29PassedClarifying that units of local government with planning and zoning authority may adopt specified forest conservation thresholds and afforestation and reforestation requirements as part of its local forest conservation program that are more stringent ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 794
#28SB17PassedAuthorizing the Secretary of Labor, Licensing and Regulation to exempt employees of an employer that closes its business operation or part of its business operation for a definite period not exceeding 10 weeks for inventory, vacation, or another purp...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 249
#29HB1480PassedProviding that in Washington County a violation of the prohibition against selling or providing alcoholic beverages to an individual under the age of 21 years is a misdemeanor; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to impose a maximum fine o...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 431
#30HB1484PassedRequiring a provider to submit to an employer or an employer's insurer, within a specified period of time, a specified bill for specified medical services or treatment to a covered employee under a under a specified provision of law; and prohibiting ...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 567
#31HB184PassedRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to identify, in consultation with stakeholders who wish to participate, specified up-to-date, evidence-based, written information relating to attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder; requiring th...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 768
#32SB246VetoedIncreasing the annual salary of the State's Attorney for Somerset County from $98,000 to $113,066; and providing that the provisions of the Act will take effect at the beginning of the next following term of office.
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#33HB272IntroducedEstablishing sanctuary campus status for public institutions of higher education in the State with respect to specified federal immigration policies and requirements; prohibiting an institution from releasing specified information concerning the immi...
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2017-02-07
#34HB397PassedAuthorizing a holder of a Class 7 micro-brewery license to brew malt beverages in two locations using the same license under specified conditions; authorizing the license holder to obtain a Class 2 rectifying license for use at the locations; requiri...
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2017-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 306
#35HB422IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of Carrollton Hall, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impro...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
#36HB573VetoedAltering the salary of the State's Attorney for Carroll County; providing that the State's Attorney's salary is the following percentages of the salary of a judge of the District Court of Maryland: 80%, ending on December 3, 2018, 90%, beginning on D...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#37SB470IntroducedProhibiting a person from using a machine to scan an identification card or a driver's license; prohibiting a person from retaining any information collected from scanning an identification card or a driver's license or the barcode on the identificat...
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2017-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Finance
#38SB482IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $350,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the White Marsh Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, rec...
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2017-03-11
#39HB600IntroducedProhibiting an individual from lighting or smoking specified matters or substances that contain tobacco in a room of a residential dwelling in which medical oxygen is being used and within a specified number of feet of a specified room of a specified...
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2017-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
#40SB584PassedAltering 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
#41SB634IntroducedAuthorizing 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 Perry Hall High School Athletic Booster Club, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renov...
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2017-03-11
#42SB660IntroducedProviding it is the intent of the General Assembly to promote the health, safety, and well-being of patients and to foster communication between patients and health care providers; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a...
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2017-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
#43SB645IntroducedAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $125,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the Middletown Valley Athletic Association, Inc. and the Burgess and Town Commissioners of the Town of Middletown for the...
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2017-03-11
#44HB905IntroducedReducing the maximum application fee that an applicant must pay to the Secretary of State Police for a handgun qualification license from $50 to $25.
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2017-03-14
#45SB717PassedEstablishing the Task Force on Rural Internet, Broadband, Wireless, and Cellular Service; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on ways Western Maryland counties, Southern Maryland counties, Eastern Shore counties, and Frederick,...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 621
#46SB892IntroducedProhibiting a ticket issuer from using a nontransferable ticketing system under specified circumstances; prohibiting a purchaser or a seller of a ticket from being penalized, discriminated against, or denied access to an event under specified circums...
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2017-03-01
#47SB861EngrossedIncreasing the age that an individual under the age of majority must attain before the individual may marry under specified circumstances.
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2017-04-10
Delegates Sydnor, Gibson, and Kittleman
#48SB850IntroducedRequiring the Department of Transportation and the Maryland Transit Administration to study the feasibility of using the navigable waters of Chesapeake Bay as a water transportation network to link waterfront communities along the Chesapeake Bay; req...
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2017-03-08
#49HB949IntroducedAltering specified provisions of the State procurement law relating to the debarment of specified persons engaged in investment activities in Iran to include persons participating in a boycott of the State of Israel; and altering specified provisions...
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2017-02-28
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
#50HB1182PassedAltering the annual salary of the State's Attorney for Frederick County; requiring the salary of the State's Attorney for Frederick County to increase in a percentage equal to the average annual increment and salary adjustment given to Frederick Coun...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 495
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