Maryland Code | Chapter General Provisions

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
MDSB83EnrollAuthorizing a unit of State government to deliver certain notices and communications to an individual by electronic means, instead of by first-class mail, if the individual has consented to receive such notices or communications; providing that deliv...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB159EnrollRequiring the secretary of a principal department in the Executive Branch, the president of a public senior higher education institution, and a unit of State government to provide certain information to the State Ethics Commission in a timely manner ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB315EnrollIncreasing certain penalties for bribery relating to a public employee; prohibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB282EnrollRepealing a prohibition on an applicant or applicant's agent making a payment to the County Executive of Prince George's County or a slate that includes the County Executive during the pendency of certain applications.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB370EnrollRequiring certain bicounty commissions to report on conflict of interest issues and regulations during the previous calendar year on or before April 30 each year; requiring certain bicounty commissions to report on lobbying before the bicounty commis...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB537EnrollProviding that publication expenses related to unofficial legislative newsletters may be paid by an authorized candidate campaign committee, rather than a campaign account of a campaign finance entity, of an incumbent under certain circumstances; pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB877EnrollRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1522IntroProviding that a public general law may not be construed to limit a power or function of a local government unless the public general law specifically states that it limits concurrent jurisdiction or that the State's jurisdiction is exclusive; provid...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB649IntroRequiring a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to deny inspection by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the part of a public record that contains personal information unless the custodian is provided with a va...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Smith) Adopted
MDSB202EngrossProhibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, for 1 calendar year from the date the secretary leaves State office, in a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB749EnrollCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code and in certain uncodified laws; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; ratifying certain corre...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSB927IntroRequiring a certain entity to register with the State Ethics Commission as a regulated lobbyist if, during a certain reporting period, the entity spends a certain amount for issue lobbying communications; requiring a certain regulated lobbyist to rep...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-16
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kagan) Adopted
MDSB970EngrossAltering the amount of certain fees and fines that may be imposed by the State Ethics Commission for certain purposes; altering a certain requirement for a certain official to disclose the acceptance of certain tickets or free admission to certain ev...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1221IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-15
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDSB67IntroDecreasing the time periods within which a custodian is required to grant or deny a certain application to inspect a public record and produce a public record in response to an approved application; altering the circumstances under which and the time...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB20EngrossRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1055IntroSpecifying an exception to the definition of the term "entity" to include a governmental unit that employs an individual regulated lobbyist for the purposes of allowing certain officials and employees to accept certain gifts under certain circumstanc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB974IntroSpecifying an exception to the definition of the term "entity" to include a governmental unit that employs an individual regulated lobbyist for the purposes of allowing certain officials and employees to accept certain gifts under certain circumstanc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB756IntroProviding that a public general law may not be construed to limit a power or function of a local government unless the public general law specifically states that it limits concurrent jurisdiction or that the State's jurisdiction is exclusive; provid...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB190IntroProviding that an official need not disclose the acceptance of a ceremonial gift or award of insignificant monetary value on a financial disclosure statement; and providing that a regulated lobbyist need not allocate and report by name the individual...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB514IntroRequiring a custodian to deny inspection under the Public Information Act of only the part of a distribution list that identifies a physical address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number of an individual that is used by a governmental entity or a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB868IntroDesignating the day after Thanksgiving as American Indian Heritage Day and a public school holiday; requiring public schools to devote part of at least one day to appropriate exercises for American Indian Heritage Day; designating September 17 for Co...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB348IntroProviding that an official need not disclose the acceptance of a ceremonial gift or award of insignificant monetary value on a financial disclosure statement; and providing that a regulated lobbyist need not allocate and report by name the individual...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB803IntroAltering the definition of "legislative unit" to include a caucus of members of the General Assembly officially recognized by a presiding officer of the General Assembly.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB535EngrossDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1066IntroEstablishing that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances; establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes; author...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB360IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; inc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-26
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB1029IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB193EngrossAuthorizing a custodian to deny inspection of records of investigations conducted by or investigatory files compiled by an inspector general whose office is created by State law or the laws of a political subdivision of the State.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1619IntroDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1610IntroAltering the standard time in the State to be Eastern Daylight Time year-round.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1612IntroProviding that a certain official is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state for a certain purpose; authorizing the State to indemnify a certain official for certain cost...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB32IntroProviding that July 27 each year is Welcome Home Korean War Veterans Day in recognition of the service and sacrifice of Korean War veterans.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB346IntroEstablishing 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 a ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB701IntroProviding that publication expenses related to unofficial legislative newsletters may be paid by an authorized candidate campaign committee, rather than a campaign account of a campaign finance entity, of an incumbent under certain circumstances; pro...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1090IntroEstablishing that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances; establishing that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes; author...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1404IntroRequiring the Governor to send a copy of a certain disclosure to the presiding officers of the General Assembly and the State Ethics Commission; requiring, beginning October 1, 2022, the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptrolle...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1266IntroRequiring that, if the court modifies a child support award on the basis of the occurrence of a certain event, any overpayment made by a certain child support obligor be credited to the arrears owed by the obligor.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1544IntroRepealing certain provisions of law regarding public ethics and campaign activities for the members of the county councils and county executives of Montgomery County, Howard County, Frederick County, and Anne Arundel County; altering the definition o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1565IntroAltering the definitions of "County Executive" and "member" to apply certain provisions of law regarding the payment of campaign contributions to certain county officials during the pendency of an application regarding county land use planning and zo...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1330IntroRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB680IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; authorizing a minor to file a petition for emancipation in the minor's own name subject to certain requirements; prohibiting a parent from filing a ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB949IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for authorization for a minor to marry; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old is authorized to marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 y...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB901IntroProviding that a certain official is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state for a certain purpose; authorizing the State to indemnify a certain official for certain cost...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB758IntroEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly that each official custodian adopt a policy to use the Internet and other technological advancements to expand remote access to public records and increase the transparency of government; requiring the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB953IntroRequiring a certain entity to register with the State Ethics Commission as a regulated lobbyist if, during a certain reporting period, the entity spends a certain amount for issue lobbying communications; requiring a certain regulated lobbyist to rep...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-06
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB76IntroEstablishing November 1 as the legal State holiday of Maryland Emancipation Day; and making Maryland Emancipation Day a public school holiday, a bank holiday, and a State employee holiday.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB283IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; inc...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB464IntroProviding that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB517IntroAltering the standard time in the State to be Eastern Daylight Time year-round.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
Syndicate content
feedback