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MDSB319EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (108-28)
MDHB281EnrollRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or animal control to complete at least 6 hours of continuing ed...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB73EnrollEstablishing the Office of Telework Assistance in the Department of Commerce to establish best practices for telework policies; establishing the Business Telework Assistance Grant Program to assist businesses in implementing telework policies; requir...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB133EnrollIncreasing to 2.25% the minimum rate a county shall impose on an individual's Maryland taxable income; requiring a county that imposes the county income tax on an income basis to set, by ordinance or resolution, certain income brackets; altering the ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB527EngrossAltering the duties of the St. Mary's County Human Relations Commission with regard to encouraging and ensuring the equal treatment of all people; and requiring the Commission to maintain a list on a publicly accessible website of protected classes o...
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2021-04-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB563EnrollRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB701EnrollAuthorizing a county to borrow money and incur indebtedness through the issuance and sale of notes in anticipation of the receipt of the county's allocation of funds from a certain separate account of the Bay Restoration Fund; authorizing a county to...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1097EnrollAltering the salary of the members of the St. Mary's County Board of Education, the Chair of the St. Mary's County Board of Education, the Chief Judge of the Orphans' Court of St. Mary's County, the Associate Judges of the Orphans' Court for St. Mary...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB338EnrollRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB529EnrollRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapol...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB878EnrollAuthorizing a county to borrow money and incur indebtedness through the issuance and sale of notes in anticipation of the receipt of the county's allocation of funds from a certain separate account of the Bay Restoration Fund; authorizing a county to...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB517EnrollExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB901EnrollRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapol...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB528EnrollRepealing the authority of the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to impose a development impact fee to finance the cost of certain facilities required to accommodate new construction or development; authorizing the county commissioners to imp...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB13EnrollProhibiting a unit of State, county, or municipal government from knowingly using public funds to influence the decisions of county or municipal employees to support or oppose an employee organization that represents or seeks to represent the employe...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB655EngrossRequiring an election of a county commissioner or members of certain county boards of education to represent a specific district to be decided by a plurality of the votes cast within that district; and applying certain provisions of the Act only to c...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB961IntroProhibiting a municipality, a county, or any other political subdivision from adopting or enforcing a local law prohibiting or regulating the sale of lemonade or other nonalcoholic beverages by individuals under the age of 18 from a stand on private ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB827IntroRepealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB663EngrossDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly to codify a certain federal regulation concerning preemption of local regulation of amateur radio station antenna structures; requiring that an ordinance adopted by a county or municipality to regulate ama...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB63IntroEstablishing the Marlow Heights Police Department; specifying the purpose, powers, and duties of the Police Department; specifying that the Police Department is not an agency of Prince George's County; specifying that certain persons associated with ...
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2021-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1081IntroAuthorizing the county commissioners of a code home rule county of the Southern Maryland class to establish a Human Relations Commission for the county; specifying the purpose of the Commission is to use its influence to direct the efforts of the com...
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2021-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB619IntroRepealing certain provisions of law governing the inclusion and counting of incarcerated individuals in the population count used after each decennial census for the purpose of creating congressional and certain legislative districting plans; repeali...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB544IntroAuthorizing a charter or code home rule county to enter into a lease without giving certain notice if the lease is not renewable and has a term of 5 years or less.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB751IntroAuthorizing the county commissioners of a code home rule county of the Southern Maryland class to establish a Human Relations Commission for the county; specifying the purpose of the Commission is to use its influence to direct the efforts of the com...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB793IntroAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter; and repealing a certain termination provision.
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1194IntroAuthorizing a charter or code home rule county to enter into a lease without giving certain notice if the lease is not renewable and has a term of 5 years or less.
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2021-02-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB696IntroAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter; and repealing a certain termination provision.
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2021-02-13
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB54IntroAltering the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program established by a county or municipality to include loans to certain residential and commercial property owners to finance grid resilience projects when installed with energy efficiency proje...
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2021-02-10
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kelley) Adopted
MDHB1226IntroRequiring the county commissioners or county council to approve a certain referendum request if a valid petition to incorporate a certain area as a municipality is presented by not less than 40% of the registered voters who are residents of the area ...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB710IntroRequiring each governing body, or the governing body's designee, of a county or municipality to establish a certain telework program and adopt a certain telework policy and telework guidelines; requiring the State Court Administrator and the Presiden...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB381IntroRequiring a certain animal shelter to conform certain protocols with certain provisions of law; providing that certain provisions do not apply to an animal experiencing irremediable physical suffering; requiring an animal shelter to take reasonable s...
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2021-02-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB89IntroRequiring each municipality to establish procedures requiring a vacancy in an elected municipal office to be filled through a regular or special election held within 90 days after the vacancy occurs.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB336IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB454IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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