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MDHB129PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that prioritize mobile crisis units over law enforcement when responding to individual...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 687
MDSB12PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to require that proposals requesting Behavioral Health Crisis Response Grant Program funding contain response standards that prioritize mobile crisis units over law enforcement when responding to individual...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
MDHB303PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt by regulation the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as the Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards; providing for the implementation of the Standards by local jurisdictions, counties, and mu...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 730
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
MDSB586PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to notify the Baltimore Police Department, within 24 hours of a release, if a defendant is released prior to trial; establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court si...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDHB1023PassRequiring the Department of State Police to collect, analyze, and disseminate, and law enforcement agencies to submit to the Department, certain information about law enforcement employees; altering the information that law enforcement agencies are r...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 508
MDHB375VetoRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for certain public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational f...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1202VetoEstablishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB134PassRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to require certain entrance-level and in-service police training conducted by the State and each county and municipal police training school to include certain training related to the cr...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383
MDSB269PassRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for specified public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDSB630PassEstablishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 482
MDSB633PassMaking alterations to the 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System in the State; altering the classification of 9-1-1 specialists; authorizing 9-1-1 specialists to seek treatment for job-related audible or visual trauma confidentially; requiring the Maryland...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 349
MDHB930PassRepealing certain requirements regarding the location of land that may be acquired by the State under the Senator William H. Amoss Fire, Rescue, and Ambulance Fund; and authorizing the use of the Fund for certain construction.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 421
MDSB814PassAltering the Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund to provide loans to private property owners for hazard mitigation projects, including wind retrofits, flood mitigation elevation, floodproofing, wildland fire retrofit mitigation, and earthquake ret...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 245
MDSB754PassEstablishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241
MDHB1312PassAltering the Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund to provide for loans to be made to private property owners; authorizing the Fund to include money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency; requiring a portion of the Fund to be used for the haz...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 244
MDHB1205PassRequiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to, on or before a certain date, assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack, develop a cybersecurity plan if appropr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDSB932PassAuthorizing the City of Bowie to participate in the Maryland Intrastate Emergency Management Assistance Compact.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 281
MDSB38PassRequiring certain State or local fire and rescue entities to reimburse individuals who take possession of dogs formerly used in fire and rescue work under a written agreement for reasonable and necessary veterinary treatment not to exceed $2,500 per ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 185
MDSB198PassAltering the circumstances under which a certain death benefit may be awarded; providing that an application for a death benefit under the Act shall be submitted within 3 years of the finding of evidence that the death of the decedent resulted from a...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 137
MDSB446PassEstablishing certain confidentiality requirements for peer support counseling programs for fire, rescue, or emergency medical services entities; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration, in consultation with the Maryland Institute for Emerg...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 152
MDHB581PassEstablishing certain confidentiality requirements for peer support counseling programs for fire, rescue, or emergency medical services entities; and requiring the Behavioral Health Administration, in consultation with the Maryland Institute for Emerg...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 151
MDSB585PassAltering a certain definition of "absconding" as it relates to parole and probation, to include leaving an inpatient residential treatment facility in which an individual was placed under court order for drug or alcohol treatment without the permissi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDSB763PassRequiring the Division of Parole and Probation to report certain information annually to the General Assembly; requiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of viole...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 141
MDSB861PassExpanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; establishing the Maryland State Police Gun Center as a statewide firearms enforcement center for the tracking, screening, and vetting of all firearm crimes i...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 142
MDHB1052PassProhibiting the use of non-arc-resistant jacketed corrugated stainless steel tubing in any building that uses certain fuel gas piping systems; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 140
MDHB12PassAdding Worcester County to the list of counties where an existing agricultural building used for agritourism is not considered a change of occupancy that requires a building permit if the subordinate use of agritourism does not require more than 200 ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 96
MDSB32PassAdding Worcester County to the list of counties where an existing agricultural building used for agritourism is not considered a change of occupancy that requires a building permit if the subordinate use of agritourism does not require more than 200 ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 97
MDSB406PassCorrecting certain errors or omissions in certain articles of the Annotated Code; clarifying language; correcting certain obsolete references; reorganizing certain sections of the Annotated Code; providing that the Act is not intended to affect any l...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 135
MDSB489PassAdding Queen Anne's County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings used for agritourism from certain building performance standards; and exempting a building used for agritourism in Queen Anne's County from a certain permit require...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 95
MDHB586PassAdding Queen Anne's County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings used for agritourism from certain building performance standards; and exempting a building used for agritourism in Queen Anne's County from a certain permit require...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 94
MDHB706Engross

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Establishing the Office of Resilience in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; requiring the Secretary of Emergency Management to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to direct the Office of Resilience; and requiring the Office of Resilience...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB811Engross

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Requiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack; authorizing the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration to pr...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (115-15)
MDHB1439Engross

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Authorizing the City of Bowie to participate in the Maryland Intrastate Emergency Management Assistance Compact; and providing that the Compact is intended to provide for emergency management mutual assistance between certain jurisdictions and for mu...
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDSB13Engross

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Altering the formula under which the Vehicle Theft Prevention Council allocates grants from the Vehicle Theft Prevention Fund by providing that, to the extent practicable, the Council shall consider allocating the grants among the subdivisions of the...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB319Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt by regulation the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code as the Maryland Swimming Pool and Spa Standards; providing for the implementation of the Standards by the Maryland Department of Labor, loc...
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2022-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB387PassAltering a certain definition of "firearm" to include a certain unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from purchasing, receiving, selling, offering to sell, or transferring an unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from selli...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19
MDHB459PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 42
MDHB425PassAltering a certain definition of "firearm" to include a certain unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from purchasing, receiving, selling, offering to sell, or transferring an unfinished frame or receiver; prohibiting a person from selli...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 18
MDSB528PassRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by altering statewide greenhouse gas emissions goals, establishing of a net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions goal, developing certain energy efficiency and emissions reduction re...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 38
MDSB691PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 41
MDSB851Engross

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Authorizing certain law enforcement agencies to access, under certain circumstances, social media accounts of applicants; and prohibiting certain law enforcement agencies from keeping or reserving an applicant's user name, password, or other means of...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1021PassProhibiting a certain licensed firearms dealer from storing a firearm on a certain premises where the licensed firearms dealer conducts business, unless the premises is equipped with certain security features; requiring a licensed firearms dealer to ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 55
MDHB1105Engross

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Making alterations to the 9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System in the State; altering the classification of 9-1-1 specialists; authorizing 9-1-1 specialists to seek treatment for job-related audible or visual trauma confidentially; requiring the Maryland...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
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
MDSB389Engross

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Specifying that a certain disciplinary matrix applies to all complaints of police misconduct; specifying that the purpose of a certain trial board process is to adjudicate all internal and external matters for which a police officer is subject to dis...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB896Engross

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Renaming the Independent Investigative Unit in the Office of the Attorney General to be the Independent Investigations Division; authorizing the Attorney General or certain designated individuals to seek certain injunctive relief or issue a certain s...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB949Engross

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Requiring law enforcement agencies to develop and implement certain recruitment policies; expanding the Edward T. Conroy and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program and the Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarship Program to include certain postseconda...
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2022-04-05
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB581Engross

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Adding positive community feedback to the list of records that are not considered personnel records for certain purposes; requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to develop a process for citizens to submit certain feedback; re...
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2022-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB211Engross

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Adding the crime of knowingly being a participant in a straw purchase of a regulated firearm to the list of crimes subject to warrantless arrest; and providing a penalty on conviction of imprisonment not to exceed 10 years or a fine of up to $25,000 ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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