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MDSB107PassRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage for certain periods of time; requiring certain employers to pay certain covered employees a certain supplement benefit rate in a certain manner...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 672
MDHB56PassAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave; defining the term "bereavement leave" as leave an employee is allowed to use on the death of a member of the employee's immediate family; and defining the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 573
MDSB307PassEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 699
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDSB473PassAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave; defining the term "bereavement leave" as leave an employee is allowed to use on the death of a member of the employee's immediate family; and defining the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDHB685PassRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage for certain time periods; requiring certain employers to pay certain covered employees a certain supplement benefit rate in a certain manner be...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 671
MDHB1154PassProhibiting an employee from counting in the determination of a reduction in operations if the employee accepts an offer to transfer to any other site of employment within 30 days after being offered the transfer for purposes of certain provisions of...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 587
MDSB801PassProhibiting an employee from counting in the determination of a reduction in operations if the employee accepts an offer to transfer to any other site of employment within 30 days of the offer, for the purposes of certain provisions of law; altering ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 588
MDHB85PassProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore County correctional officer and a Baltimore County detention officer for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than 75 weeks; and providing that the Act applies only p...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 199
MDSB77PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 302
MDHB70PassRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to give preference to applications for funding for a net-zero home from the Energy-Efficient Homes Construction Fund that will use the services of small, minority, women-owned, and veteran...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 301
MDSB651PassProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore County correctional officer and a Baltimore County detention officer for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than 75 weeks; and providing that the Act applies only p...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 200
MDSB658PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
MDHB990PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDSB86PassIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the number of required days for a certain mandatory education program for correctional institutions in the Division of Correction.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 98
MDSB771PassAltering the definition of "affected employee" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing work sharing under the unemployment insurance law to include certain individuals who were rehired by an affected unit following a temporary closure or ...
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2021-04-13
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 64
MDSB893PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to open a special or other enrollment period for an individual who consents to share information through a certain system; establishing certain requirements for a certain enrollment period; authorizing t...
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2021-04-13
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 65
MDSB877PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotate Code; providing that the Act is not intended to affect any la...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 109
MDSB811PassRequiring the Governor, based on the availability of certain federal funds, to include in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2022 a certain appropriation to the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund; authorizing the appropriation to be used for certa...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 73
MDHB124Intro

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Requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to adopt regulations, by October 1, 2021, establishing an occupational safety and health standard protecting employees from exposure to aerosol transmissible diseases; requiring the Secretary of Labor,...
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2021-04-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB350Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2021-04-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB908PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to offer to employing units for certain calendar years a variety of payment plan options that spread certain contribution due dates through the end of August; requiring the Secretary to offer a variety of additional p...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 47
MDHB1139PassIncreasing to $200 the maximum amount of wages disregarded when computing the weekly benefit amount to be paid to an unemployment insurance benefits claimant; and terminating the Act on the date that the COVID-19 pandemic ends under Title 14 of the P...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 52
MDHB1138PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to post on its website certain reports on the administration and operation of the State's unemployment insurance laws by the first day of each month; establishing that a disaster exists if the Department, fo...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 50
MDHB1002PassRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to open a special or other enrollment period for an individual who consents to share information through a certain system; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to begin implementing a system, by Se...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 49
MDHB1143PassAltering the definition of "affected employee" for purposes of certain provisions of unemployment insurance law governing work sharing to include certain individuals who were rehired, subject to a certain limitation, by an affected unit following a t...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 54
MDSB819PassIncreasing to $200 the maximum amount of wages disregarded when computing the weekly benefit amount to be paid to an unemployment insurance benefits claimant; and terminating the Act on the date that the COVID-19 pandemic ends under Title 14 of the P...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 53
MDSB818PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to post on its website certain reports on the administration and operation of the State's unemployment insurance laws by the first day of each month; establishing that a disaster exists if the Department, fo...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 51
MDSB816PassRequiring the Secretary of Labor to offer to employing units for certain calendar years a variety of payment plan options that spread certain contribution due dates through the end of August; requiring the Secretary to offer a variety of additional p...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 48
MDHB1372PassAltering certain policy and funding provisions and implementation dates relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit a certain report on information technology; requiring, beginning in the 202...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55
MDHB1326Intro

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Repealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-04-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB131Engross

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Requiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council and consultants to the Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino.
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2021-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB894Engross

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Authorizing certain applicants to complete certain education or training requirements through a certain digital learning program; requiring the Department of Labor to provide to the chief elected official of a county demographic data and the addresse...
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2021-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB66Intro

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Prohibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB683Intro

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Providing that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to workers' compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB461Intro

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Providing that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to workers' compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB492Engross

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Prohibiting a train or light engine used in the movement of freight in the same rail corridor as a high-speed passenger or commuter train from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; provid...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB841Intro

Sine Die
Establishing an exemption from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law for an individual employed at an agricultural stand, a retail farm, or a farmers' market that primarily sells agricultural products that the employer has produced.
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB876Intro

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Extending to June 30, 2022, the termination provision relating to the percentages of certain assessments imposed by the Workers' Compensation Commission payable to the Uninsured Employers' Fund and the Subsequent Injury Fund.
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB986Intro

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Establishing that an employer may overcome the presumption of an employer-employee relationship under the Workplace Fraud Act and establish that a certain individual is acting as an independent contractor on a certain showing.
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2021-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1012Intro

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Requiring certain employers at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to reinstate certain laid-off employees under certain circumstances; requiring certain employers to provide certain laid-off employees with certain writte...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1321Intro

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Prohibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB148Intro

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Prohibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB814Intro

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Requiring, except under certain circumstances, the Secretary of Labor to waive the charges of unemployment insurance benefits against the earned rating record of an employing unit for claims filed during a certain period of time that the Secretary de...
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB965Intro

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Altering certain policy and funding provisions relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; altering certain dates for the implementation of the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit certain data t...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB806Intro

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Establishing that an employer may overcome the presumption of an employer-employee relationship under the Workplace Fraud Act and establish that a certain individual is acting as an independent contractor on a certain showing.
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB765Intro

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Providing that certain firefighters, rescue squad members, advance life support unit members, police officers, sheriffs, deputy sheriffs, correctional officers, and certain health care workers and child care workers, who are suffering from the effect...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB906Intro

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Requiring, except under certain circumstances, the Secretary of Labor to waive the charges of unemployment insurance benefits against the earned rating record of an employing unit for claims filed during a certain period of time that the Secretary de...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1126Intro

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Authorizing the Secretary of Labor to waive the charging of unemployment insurance benefits paid to a claimant against the earned rating record of an employing unit during a state of emergency declared by the Governor due to COVID-19 under certain ci...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB951Intro

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Authorizing the Workers' Compensation Commission, if there is no compensation other than a medical benefit payable to a covered employee, to order that a fee of not more than $2,000 for legal services rendered on behalf of the covered employee be pa...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules Committee
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