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PositionBillStatusSummaryAction
#1HB1539PassedProviding that certain general contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by a subcontractor regardless of whether the subcontractor is in a direct contractual relationship with the gene...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 846
#2SB341PassedAdding daylight fluorescent pink as a color authorized for certain outerwear required to be worn by certain persons performing certain hunting activities; and authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to adopt regulations to define "daylight fl...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 180
#3HB319PassedAltering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent co...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
#4HB33PassedAuthorizing a certain disabled person to apply for voluntary admission to a mental facility if the person submits a formal written application and either a physician and a psychologist, two physicians, or a physician and a psychiatric nurse practione...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 760
#5SB677PassedRequiring the Department of Budget and Management, University System of Maryland system institutions, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, and Baltimore City Community College to provide certain information on certain employees to...
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2018-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 27
#6SB819PassedRequiring certain public school employers to provide an exclusive representative with access to new employee processing; requiring that the structure, time, and manner of certain access be determined through certain negotiations; requiring the public...
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2018-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 29
#7SB853PassedProviding that certain general contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by a subcontractor regardless of whether the subcontractor is in a direct contractual relationship with the gene...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 17
#8SB227IntroducedRequiring certain retail trade and food services corporations to compute Maryland taxable income using a certain method; requiring, subject to regulations, certain groups of retail trade and food services corporations to file a combined income tax re...
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2018-01-30
#9SB526IntroducedProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracting service in the Stat...
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2018-02-20
#10SB202PassedProhibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the placement of a security freeze requested by a consumer or a certain consumer representative; prohibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a fee for the temporary lift or rem...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 677
#11SB978PassedAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 695
#12SB185PassedMaking the proposed appropriations contained in the State Budget for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, in accordance with Article III, Section 52 of the Maryland Constitution; etc.
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2018-05-08
Assigned a chapter number - Chapter 570
#13SB122EngrossedProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; expanding the list of controlled dangerous substances applicable to a certain prohibition against volume dealing; increasing...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
#14SB1036EngrossedRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain written notice on a defendant, the defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, both verbally and in a written ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Zirkin, Ready, and Muse
#15HB981PassedAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 834
#16HB497IntroducedAltering the definition of "practice athletic training"; altering the composition of the Athletic Trainer Advisory Committee; specifying that certain members of the Committee may be appointed from a certain list of individuals submitted to the State ...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
#17SB1057PassedRequiring a license holder in Cecil County to ensure that each individual employed in a supervisory capacity and each bartender at a licensed premises be certified by an approved alcohol awareness program; requiring at least one certified individual ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
#18SB1147IntroducedMaking it mandatory for a certain local superintendent of schools or school principal to transmit certain information concerning the arrest of a student for a certain reportable offense or offense related to the student's membership in a criminal gan...
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
#19HB1830IntroducedEstablishing the Maryland Community College Universal Scholarship program; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to publicize the availability of the scholarships; requiring the Office to ann...
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2018-03-26
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
#20HB575PassedAuthorizing a declaration of a condominium to provide for the suspension of the use of certain common elements by a unit owner that is more than 60 days in arrears in the payment of any assessment due; requiring a declaration containing a certain sus...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 345
#21SB1010PassedProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 739
#22SB1260PassedProviding that the first $300,000 received by the Waterway Improvement Fund, during fiscal year 2019, may be used only for the State portion of funding for the dredging study of the Ocean City Inlet by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and providing ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 719
#23SB338EngrossedExpanding the application of certain provisions of law governing grievance procedures for certain State employees; requiring a grievant to complete certain forms in sufficient detail that will allow for the expeditious resolution of the grievance; ap...
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2018-04-09
#24SB1158PassedAltering the amount available for a purse for the Maryland International thoroughbred race by specifying an amount up to $500,000; specifying that the Maryland International is a graded stakes race; authorizing the Maryland International to continue ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 185
#25HB1596PassedProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
#26SB741VetoedAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; providing that appeals fr...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
#27SB1038PassedAuthorizing a court as a condition of sentencing to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain crimes relating to cruelty against animals from owning, possessing, or residing with an animal for a specified period of time.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
#28HB1601EngrossedRequiring the State Department of Education, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Department of Human Services, to develop guidelines and offer training to assist schools with a trauma- informed approach for understanding an...
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2018-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
#29SB1268IntroducedRequiring a sexual offender management team to report a violation of a condition of lifetime sexual offender supervision to the office of a certain State's Attorney; requiring a certain judge to conduct a certain hearing; authorizing a certain judge ...
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2018-03-19
Referred Senate Rules
#30SB101PassedProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibilit...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143
#31HB922PassedRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
#32SB350PassedRequiring the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University to convene a task force to foster reconciliation and inclusionary justice and work toward achieving racial equity by taking certain actions; requiring the task force to include cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
#33SB850PassedRequiring certain modal administrations of the Department of Transportation to adopt a complete streets policy that provides information for the implementation of design features that accommodate and facilitate safe and convenient access and mobility...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 718
#34HB1483PassedAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
#35HB863PassedRequiring an advanced practice registered nurse who qualifies for certification by the State Board of Nursing by having a multistate licensure privilege under the Nurse Licensure Compact to, at all times, ensure that the Board has certain documentati...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 483
#36HB1093PassedEstablishing that requirements of certain laws specifying a certain document be in a certain form or signed as a condition for recording are met by an electronic document or electronic signature under certain circumstances; requiring the clerk of a c...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516
#37HB16PassedRequiring 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
#38SB927PassedAuthorizing a county and a municipality to impose a penalty against an alarm system contractor for the alarm system contractor's failure to register an alarm system under certain circumstances; authorizing a county and a municipality to impose a pena...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
#39SB307IntroducedProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-01
#40SB682PassedRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems, in consultation with certain entities, jointly to develop a certain statewide plan, identify a Medicare reimbursement process, study and ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 605
#41SB96PassedRepealing the requirement that both parties appear before the court at an absolute divorce hearing in order for the court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 849
#42SB157EngrossedIncreasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the minimum amount in controversy in civil cases over which the District Court and the circuit courts have concurrent jurisdiction; increasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the maximum amount of money over which the District ...
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2018-03-20
#43HB412PassedRepealing the termination date of certain provisions of law relating to medical stop-loss insurance.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 201
#44SB951PassedAuthorizing all counties and municipal corporations to release liens for unpaid real property taxes or other charges and assessments to facilitate a transfer of real property if certain conditions are satisfied; authorizing a county or municipal corp...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 568
#45SB1052IntroducedProhibiting a director of a certain public safety answering point from requesting or receiving any money from a certain 9-1-1 Trust Fund unless, under certain circumstances, the director generates certain reports and submits those reports to certain ...
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2018-03-13
#46SB1078IntroducedProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-03-20
#47SB859PassedProviding that certain State employees may be entitled to parental leave with pay; establishing a maximum of 60 days of parental leave that employees may use for the care and nurturing of a child immediately following the birth or adoption of the chi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 752
#48HB1136PassedRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to review certain reports and, in counties where fewer than 50% of students who have failed hearing and vision screenings are receiving the recommended services, to coordinate with the county board or the c...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
#49SB317EngrossedRequiring 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
#50SB502PassedProviding that the unexpired or partial term of a member of the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland appointed to fill a vacancy does not qualify as a full term for the purposes of the prohibition against a member serving more than 2...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 393
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