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MDHB187PassProviding that a register of wills is not required to record or provide certain documents until the appropriate fee for the documents has been paid; altering certain probate fees on estates that are valued at a certain amount; requiring a register of...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 716
MDHB382PassAltering the salaries of the Sheriff of Somerset County, the State's Attorney for Somerset County, the County Commissioners of Somerset County, the President of the County Commissioners of Somerset County, members of the County Roads Board of Somerse...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 613
MDSB439PassAltering the salaries of the Sheriff of Somerset County, the State's Attorney for Somerset County, the County Commissioners of Somerset County, the President of the County Commissioners of Somerset County, members of the County Roads Board of Somerse...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB432PassRequiring Baltimore County to pay Orphans' Court judges, if the judge was in office on or after January 1, 2022, and their surviving spouses a certain pension under certain circumstances; and requiring the County Council of Baltimore County to establ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 602
MDSB468PassProviding that a personal representative may pay commissions and attorney's fees without court approval only if the payments consented to are for services rendered prior to the consent.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 630
MDSB508PassAltering the circumstances under which a court may appoint a guardian of the person of a minor if the court finds, by a preponderance of the evidence that the appointment is in the best interests of the minor, no testamentary appointment has been mad...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB585PassRequiring Baltimore County to pay Orphans' Court judges, if the judge was in office on or after January 1, 2022, and their surviving spouses a certain pension under certain circumstances; and requiring the County Council of Baltimore County to establ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 601
MDSB559PassAuthorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 631
MDHB808PassAltering the circumstances under which a court may appoint a guardian of the person of a minor if the court finds, by a preponderance of the evidence that the appointment is in the best interests of the minor, no testamentary appointment has been mad...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 619
MDSB694PassRequiring the State to pay reasonable attorney's fees incurred in representing an alleged disabled person who is indigent in a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the property of the person; and requiring the court, under certain circumstan...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 629
MDSB878PassAltering a provision of law providing that a trustee seeking a release of the trustee from liability for administration of a trust send a certain interested party from whom the trustee is seeking the release a certain report; providing for the submis...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDHB1049PassAltering a provision of law requiring that a trustee seeking a release of the trustee from liability for administration of a trust send a certain interested party from whom the trustee is seeking the release a certain report; providing for the submis...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDHB990PassRequiring the State to pay reasonable attorney's fees incurred in representing an alleged disabled person who is indigent in a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the property of the person; and requiring the court, under certain circumstan...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 628
MDSB92PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine the market value of the property unless the court makes certain determinations; and establishing procedures for the purchase of interests in real property by cotenants, for the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 402
MDSB232PassIncreasing from $124,500 to $146,500, the maximum annual salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a register of wills.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427
MDHB777PassRequiring the court in an action to partition real property to determine whether the property is heirs property for the purpose of partition of the property among certain cotenants and if so, to determine the market value of the property unless the c...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 401
MDSB950PassIncreasing the salary of a judge of the Orphans' Court of Wicomico County from $9,500 to $11,600.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 385
MDSB988PassIncreasing, from $4,700 to $6,000, the salary of a judge of the Orphans' Court for Dorchester County; and increasing, from $800 to $1,000, the annual expense allowance of a judge of the Orphans' Court for Dorchester County.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 386
MDSB261PassAuthorizing the operating agreement of a limited liability company to provide for the transfer or assignment of an interest in the company to a certain person on the occurrence of certain events regardless of whether the person is a member; authorizi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 295
MDHB342PassAuthorizing the operating agreement of a limited liability company to provide for the transfer or assignment of an interest in the company to a certain person on the occurrence of certain events regardless of whether the person is a member; authorizi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDSB574PassAltering from $400,000 to $500,000, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the annual amount to be distributed from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to a certain qualified nonprofit entity; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget b...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 273
MDHB1370PassAltering from $400,000 to $500,000, beginning in fiscal year 2024, the annual amount to be distributed from the Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Fund to a certain qualified nonprofit entity; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget b...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDSB36PassAuthorizing a person to execute an electronic will or remotely witnessed will without a notary public if the supervising attorney creates a certified will that contains a certain form attached or annexed to the will; prohibiting a supervising attorne...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 177
MDHB576PassAuthorizing a person to execute an electronic will or remotely witnessed will without a notary public if the supervising attorney creates a certified will that contains a certain form attached or annexed to the will; prohibiting a supervising attorne...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 176
MDHB518Engross

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Increasing from $124,500 to $146,500, the maximum annual salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a register of wills.
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1456Engross

Sine Die
Increasing, from $4,700 to $6,000, the salary of a judge of the Orphans' Court for Dorchester County; and increasing, from $800 to $1,000, the annual expense allowance of a judge of the Orphans' Court for Dorchester County.
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2022-04-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB529Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing the use of supported decision making to assist an adult through the provision of certain support for the adult in making, communicating, or effectuating certain decisions and preventing the need for the appointment of certain substitute d...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB92Engross

Sine Die
Altering statutory forms for a limited and general power of attorney to include certain provisions relating to the authority of an agent to perform certain acts to assist the principal in meeting eligibility requirements and qualifying for certain go...
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB161Engross

Sine Die
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

Sine Die
Altering the term "podiatrist" to be "podiatric physician".
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1436Intro

Sine Die
Increasing the salary of a judge of the Orphans' Court of Wicomico County from $9,500 to $11,600.
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB951Intro

Sine Die
Creating the office of cross-jurisdictional probate judge in each judicial circuit; and authorizing a cross-jurisdictional probate judge to adjudicate matters within the jurisdiction of the orphans' court on the request of an interested person.
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1270Intro

Sine Die
Altering the Maryland Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act to provide for the disclaimer of nonprobate transfers at death; providing for the creation, revocation, recordation, and effects of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; requiri...
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2022-02-23
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB730Intro

Sine Die
Altering the statute of limitations for the filing of certain claims against a decedent's estate; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB802Intro

Sine Die
Altering the statute of limitations for the filing of certain claims against a decedent's estate; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB879Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a candidate for judge of the orphans' court from appearing on the ballot in a primary election or being nominated by a political party or by petition; and prohibiting judges of the orphans' court from acting as an attorney during their te...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB853Intro

Sine Die
Altering the Maryland Uniform Disclaimer of Property Interests Act to provide for the disclaimer of nonprobate transfers at death; providing for the creation, revocation, recordation, and effects of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; requiri...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB485Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a candidate for judge of the orphans' court from appearing on the ballot in a primary election or being nominated by a political party or by petition; and prohibiting judges of the orphans' court from acting as an attorney during their te...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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