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MDHB305PassAltering the circumstances under which certain property is presumed abandoned; altering the circumstances under which the running of the period of abandonment of certain property ceases; providing that the period of abandonment of certain property ce...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 648
MDHB487PassRequiring the Department of State Police to make a tow list of qualified towing companies for use by the Department in carrying out police-initiated towing of disabled or abandoned commercial vehicles and to make certain rate sheets available to the ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDSB643PassRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that are appropriate to the nature of the personal information owned, maintained, o...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 503
MDHB866PassRegulating the use of genetic data by direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies, including by requiring a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company to provide consumers with clear and complete information regarding the company's policies and proc...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 501
MDSB720PassRenaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a licensing and regulatory system for assisted living managers under the Board; requiring the Office of Health C...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 690
MDHB962PassRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain reasonable security procedures and practices that are appropriate to the nature of the personal information maintained; and alte...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 502
MDHB1034PassRenaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a licensing and regulatory system for assisted living managers under the Board; requiring the Office of Health C...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 689
MDSB271PassAuthorizing the Comptroller to waive certain penalties related to abandoned property in the State.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 361
MDSB217Engross

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Prohibiting a person from requiring a borrower to pay a fee for a payment made by or on behalf of the borrow in a certain form including an electronic funds transfer through an Automated Clearing House; and authorizing a person to require a borrower ...
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2022-04-11
House Refuses Recede
MDSB662PassRequiring the Comptroller to distribute $14,000,000 of certain abandoned property funds to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund for fiscal year 2024; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $14,0...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDSB11Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on Online Consumer Personal Information Privacy to review current practices of business entities relating to the collection, use, storage, disclosure, analysis, deletion, and modification of online personal information of c...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB613Engross

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Requiring the Department of State Police to make a tow list of qualified towing companies for use by the Department in carrying out police-initiated towing of disabled or abandoned commercial vehicles and certain rate sheets available to the public o...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB460Engross

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Establishing that the Health Education Unit in the Office of the Attorney General is the State's office of consumer assistance under a certain federal law; establishing the Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care to assist...
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2022-04-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB825Engross

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Requiring that certain revenue, fees, and examination and investigation fees and assessments relating to commercial financing transactions be credited to the Nondepository Special Fund; regulating commercial financing transactions, including by estab...
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2022-03-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB259Engross

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Regulating the use of biometric data by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric data to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for ...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB71Engross

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Requiring the owner of a manufactured housing community to comply with certain requirements when selling the manufactured housing community; and requiring the owner, at least 60 days prior to entering into a contract for the sale of the community, to...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB161Engross

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Altering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old that results in inequity; and requiring a court, in determining whether a tr...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB790Intro

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Altering the term "podiatrist" to be "podiatric physician".
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1229Intro

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Requiring that the lessor of certain vehicles under a rental agreement or a loaner agreement containing a collision damage waiver provide the waiver in a specified form; requiring motor vehicle insurance policies that include collision or comprehensi...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB835Intro

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Requiring that the lessor of certain vehicles under a rental agreement or a loaner agreement containing a collision damage waiver provide the waiver in a specified form; requiring motor vehicle insurance policies that include collision or comprehensi...
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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1459Intro

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Requiring a floral wire service to adopt clear and concise billing practices in dealings with local florists or third-party sellers; requiring a floral wire service to disclose to a customer when the floral wire service is buying from a floral wire s...
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2022-03-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB562Intro

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Requiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available certain documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipment; prohibitin...
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2022-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1211Intro

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Regulating commercial financing transactions, including by establishing requirements related to disclosures, calculations of annual percentage rates, terms of repayments, and other related items, and the extension of special offers; making a violatio...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB631Intro

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Requiring an original equipment manufacturer of consumer electronic equipment to make available, on fair and reasonable terms, certain documentation, parts, and tools to an independent repair provider or owner of consumer electronic equipment.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1460Intro

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Establishing consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of automotive glass on motor vehicles equipped with an advanced driver assistance system; and prohibiting an insurer from being charged more than a fair and competitive value for ...
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2022-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB311Intro

Sine Die
Altering the term "podiatrist" to be "podiatric physician".
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2022-02-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB251Intro

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Authorizing the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to deny, refuse to renew, suspend, or revoke the registration of a consumer reporting agency under certain circumstances; and requiring that regulations relating to the Maryland Consumer Reporting ...
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2022-02-21
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB565Intro

Sine Die
Replacing references to Columbus Day in certain provisions of law with references to Indigenous Peoples' Day; and establishing that Indigenous Peoples' Day is to be observed on October 12 or, if the United States Congress designates another day for ...
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2022-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB610Intro

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Establishing certain requirements related to the disclosure of bank account, contact, and other information by high-volume third-party sellers to and on online marketplaces; and prohibiting a political subdivision from requiring an online marketplace...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB639Intro

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Prohibiting certain businesses and units of State and local government from using the maiden name of the mother of a customer as a means of safeguarding access to a customer's account; making a violation of the Act by certain businesses an unfair, de...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB712Intro

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Prohibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an identification card or a driver's license of an individual to obtain the personal information of the individual; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring to an...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB766Intro

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Regulating the use of genetic data by direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies, including by requiring a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company to provide consumers with certain information regarding the company's policies and procedures and ...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB724Intro

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Requiring the Comptroller to distribute $11,800,000 of certain abandoned property funds to the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund for fiscal year 2023.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB335Intro

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Regulating the use of biometric identifiers by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers to develop a policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and destructi...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB428Intro

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Establishing consumer protections related to the repair or replacement of automotive glass on motor vehicles equipped with an advanced driver assistance system; and prohibiting an insurer from being charged more than a fair and competitive value for ...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB295Intro

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Establishing certain requirements related to the disclosure of bank account, contact, and other information by high-volume third-party sellers to and on online marketplaces; and prohibiting a political subdivision from requiring an online marketplace...
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2022-01-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB60Intro

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Requiring the holder of presumed abandoned property valued at $1,000 or more to send written notice to the apparent owner by certified mail, return receipt requested, rather than by first-class mail; and requiring the holder of abandoned property val...
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2022-01-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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