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MDSB187PassEstablishing that a certain forensic genetic genealogical DNA analysis and search may not be initiated without certifying certain information before a court and obtaining a certain authorization from the court; requiring a court to authorize the init...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 682
MDSB114PassAuthorizing a person to file a certain petition for expungement if the person is convicted of a certain misdemeanor involving driving while the person's license or privilege to drive is canceled, suspended, refused, or revoked; and providing that a p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB240PassEstablishing that a certain forensic genetic genealogical DNA analysis and search may not be initiated without certifying certain information before a court and obtaining a certain authorization from the court; requiring a court to authorize the init...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 681
MDHB316PassExempting certain defendants placed in private home detention as a condition of pretrial release from the requirement to pay a monitoring fee if the defendant qualifies as an indigent individual or if a home detention monitoring device is provided by...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 597
MDSB201PassRequiring the expungement of certain records 3 years after a disposition of the charge if no charge in the case resulted in a disposition other than acquittal, dismissal, not guilty, or nolle prosequi, except nolle prosequi with a requirement of drug...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 680
MDHB445PassAltering the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that do not involve serious injury or an immediate health risk; altering the categories of offenses for wh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 370
MDHB477PassProviding the ways in which an application for a court order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator or obtain location information from an electronic device may be submitted to a judge; providing for the ways ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 392
MDSB671PassAltering the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that do not involve serious injury or an immediate health risk; altering the categories of offenses for wh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 371
MDHB16VetoProhibiting the State or any local jurisdiction from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from entering into certain agreements to house immigration-related detaine...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB515PassRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; authorizing a student who is a registered s...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDSB118PassTransferring the Warrant Apprehension Unit of the Division of Parole and Probation in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to the Intelligence and Investigative Division in the Department.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 127
MDHB193PassRequiring the State Board of Victim Services to develop a poster to notify a victim of the right to request a certain private room in a law enforcement agency or unit when reporting a crime, other than homicide, that primarily involves injury to a pe...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 85
MDSB484PassRequiring the State Board of Victim Services to develop a poster to notify a victim of the right to request a certain private room in a law enforcement agency or unit when reporting a crime, other than homicide, that primarily involves injury to a pe...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 86
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
MDHB238Engross

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Requiring, beginning October 1, 2021, the expungement of certain records 3 years after a disposition of the charge under certain circumstances; requiring a court to send a notice of the disposition of certain charges in a case and the date on which e...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB69Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, certain Office positions, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring, by December 1 each year, each unit of the Legislative or Judicia...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB383Intro

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Providing the ways in which an application for a court order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator or obtain location information from an electronic device may be submitted to a judge; providing the ways in w...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB531Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a sentence for certain persons convicted of certain sexual abuse crimes to include a term of lifetime sexual offender supervision; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB71PassRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to require the use of body-worn cameras by July 1, 2023, for each law enforcement officer that regularly interacts with the public; requiring a certain body-worn camera to automatically record and save at le...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 60
MDSB494PassAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than a certain minimum term; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; authorizing an i...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2021) - Chapter 61
MDHB670PassRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; prohibiting a police officer from preventing a citizen from recording the officer's actions if the citizen is otherwise acting lawfully and safely; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repa...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 59
MDSB23Engross

Sine Die
Exempting certain defendants placed in private home detention as a condition of pretrial release from the requirement to pay a certain monitoring fee if the defendant qualifies as an indigent individual under certain circumstances or if a home detent...
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB48Engross

Sine Die
Repealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a student who is a registered sex...
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2021-04-09
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Shetty, R. Jones and Thiam)
MDHB409Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than the minimum term; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; authorizing a certain ...
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2021-04-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB852Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a reentry kit that includes clothing, an identification card, contact information on reentry services, information on Medicaid and the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange, and tra...
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2021-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB268Engross

Sine Die
Altering the list of crimes included within a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include sexual abuse of a minor if the offender is at least 21 years old and the victim is under the age of 16 years; requiring a sentence for certain persons ...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB315Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody to provide notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice; prohibiting the interrogation of a child by a law enforcement...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1277Engross

Sine Die
Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; authorizing the Publi...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB757Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders, and other employees are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; ...
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB348Intro

Sine Die
Codifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB270Engross

Sine Die
Requiring an assistant State's Attorney, with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim to meet regarding a decision by the Off...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB776Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or vulnerable adult victim subject to certain requirements.
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB385Engross

Sine Die
Providing that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be aggregated and prosecuted in any county in which any one of the thefts occurred; altering a certain reference to ...
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2021-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB222Engross

Sine Die
Repealing certain provisions requiring certain courts exercising criminal jurisdiction in certain cases involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination; requiring a certain child to be hel...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB419Engross

Sine Die
Altering a provision of law authorizing an application for a search warrant to contain a request authorizing the executing law enforcement officer to enter a building, apartment, premises, place, or thing to be searched without giving notice of the o...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB63Intro

Sine Die
Establishing 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
MDSB456Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB688Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is an official, an umpire, a referee, or a judge officiating at a sporting event; authorizing a police officer to arre...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB241Intro

Sine Die
Repealing a provision of law authorizing an application for a search warrant to contain a request authorizing the executing law enforcement officer to enter certain premises or a thing to be searched without giving notice of the officer's authority o...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB502Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1116Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that a child in custody be advised of certain rights before questioning; prohibiting any admission or confession resulting from the questioning of a child from being admitted into evidence except under certain circumstances; requiring that ...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1029Intro

Sine Die
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child at least a certain age alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB555Intro

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Requiring a certain assistant State's Attorney, with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior, at the request of the victim, or the victim's representative, within 10 days after a decision to not file a charging do...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB617Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a person is not entitled to expungement of certain records if the court ordered the person to register as a certain sex offender in connection with the disposition of a certain charge or the person has not satisfied an obligation to pa...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB702Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a person is not entitled to expungement of certain records if the court ordered the person to register as a certain sex offender in connection with the disposition of a certain charge or the person has not satisfied an obligation to pa...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB963Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of certain records based on a conviction of a closed against entry offense under the Natural Resources Article or regulations adopted by the Department of Natural Resources.
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2021-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB336Intro

Sine Die
Repealing provisions of law relating to the establishment and maintenance of a Johns Hopkins University police department, including all applicable authorizations, powers, requirements, and prohibitions on the University, University police officers, ...
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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1122Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or vulnerable adult victim subject to certain requirements.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1001Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from indecently exposing private parts of the person's body with lascivious or prurient intent in a public place in the presence of another; altering a certain definition of "tier I sex offender" to include a person who has been ...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1331Intro

Sine Die
Altering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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