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MDSB71VetoRequiring 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
Overridden (94-43)
MDHB88EngrossRequiring each law enforcement agency to provide confidential access to an employee assistance program or a mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers related to personal and work-related concerns including stress, f...
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2021-04-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB74EngrossAltering a certain provision of law requiring each law enforcement agency to establish an early intervention policy to instead require a system to identify police officers who are at risk of engaging in the use of excessive force and to provide the o...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (133-0)
MDHB670VetoRepealing 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
Overridden (31-16)
MDSB627EngrossRepealing certain provisions of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing for the discipline of law enforcement officers; providing that provisions of the Act supersede and preempt any other law of the State, a county, or a municipal co...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (93-42)
MDHB1248EngrossRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to report by March 1, 2022, and each March 1 thereafter, certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services regarding police officer-involved incidents that resulted...
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2021-04-10
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB853IntroAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court; providing that a child who is under 13 years of age is not subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and may not be charged with a crime; establishing an exception...
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB234EngrossRequiring an officer, an employee, an agent, or a contractor of the State or a political subdivision to deny inspection by a federal agency seeking access for certain immigration enforcement matters of the part of a public record that contains person...
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB23EngrossRequiring an officer, an employee, an agent, or a contractor of the State or a political subdivision to deny inspection by a federal agency seeking access for certain immigration enforcement matters of a public record that contains personal informat...
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2021-04-09
Third Reading Passed (32-14)
MDSB364EngrossProhibiting the use or enforcement of a nondisparagement clause in a settlement agreement or other release of liability between the parties in a claim of misconduct in the performance of duties against a law enforcement officer of an institution of h...
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2021-04-09
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDSB78EnrollRequiring the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems to collect certain data on the administration of ketamine to individuals by emergency medical services providers; requiring the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems to rep...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB118EnrollTransferring 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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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB156EnrollRequiring certain State and local law enforcement agencies to reimburse individuals who take possession of dogs formerly used in law enforcement work under certain circumstances for reasonable and necessary veterinary treatment; specifying that the r...
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2021-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB445EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB671EnrollAltering 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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2021-04-02
Returned Passed
MDSB877EnrollCorrecting 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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2021-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB608EngrossAltering a certain provision of law authorizing a member of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to designate a certain representative to act at a certain meeting to the same effect as if the member were personally present to require...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB442IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-20
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB557IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide training for certain staff who assist callers on a certain hotline to ensure that the staff are able to provide counseling for suicidal persons who may be in crisis; requiring certain facilities ...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1187EngrossAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court; providing that a child who is under 13 years of age is not subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and may not be charged with a crime; establishing an exception...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB809IntroRequiring a law enforcement agency to report, beginning October 1, 2021, and every 2 years thereafter, to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services on certain policies and procedures related to use of force de-escalation t...
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2021-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB419EngrossAltering 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
MDSB599EngrossProhibiting certain law enforcement agencies from receiving a weaponized aircraft, drone, or vehicle, a destructive device, a firearm silencer, or a grenade launcher from a federal military surplus program.
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB626EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally using excessive force; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene to prevent another officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally refusing to...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary 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
MDHB241IntroRepealing 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
MDHB336IntroRepealing 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
MDHB1286IntroRequiring local law enforcement agencies to submit certain information relating to law enforcement officer performance evaluation measures to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission on or before April 1 and October 1 each year; requirin...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1284IntroRepealing all provisions relating to the establishment and maintenance of a police department at the Johns Hopkins University, including all applicable authorizations, powers, requirements, and prohibitions on the University, University police office...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1035IntroEstablishing the Independent Law Enforcement Prosecution Unit in the Office of the Attorney General; providing for the purpose of the Unit; requiring the Governor to annually include $5,000,000 in the State budget for the Unit; requiring the Unit to ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1051IntroProhibiting a law enforcement officer from being required or requested to wear a personal identification tag or badge that indicates the law enforcement officer's first or last name when the law enforcement officer is on duty or acting in an official...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB601IntroExpanding the procedures for conducting an investigation or interrogation under certain circumstances that may lead to disciplinary action, demotion, or dismissal of a law enforcement officer; establishing an exception to an existing authorization fo...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB953IntroRequiring the chief of each law enforcement agency with a budget of or exceeding $50,000,000 to perform an annual racial equity audit related to practices on hiring, discipline and use of force within the department and to hire a racial equity coordi...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB588IntroRequiring each State's Attorney to maintain a list of certain law enforcement officers who have been found to have committed or are alleged to have committed acts that bear on credibility, integrity or honesty that would constitute impeachment or exc...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB583IntroRequiring a certain policy developed and published by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to require that a body-worn camera purchased or otherwise procured for use by a law enforcement officer on or after January 1, 2022, automatic...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB589IntroRequiring a police officer to display proper identification and provide certain information to certain individuals at the commencement of a certain stop, with a certain exception; requiring a police officer to inform certain passengers and occupants ...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB687IntroProviding that a law enforcement agency and the agency's superior governmental authority and a collective bargaining unit may not enter into an agreement that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; repeal...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB671IntroRequiring a custodian to grant inspection of certain personnel records by the United States Attorney, the Attorney General, the State Prosecutor, or a State's Attorney; establishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related miscondu...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB727IntroRequiring a policy for the issuance and use of a body-worn camera by a law enforcement officer developed and published by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to require that a body-worn camera purchased or otherwise procured for use...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB707IntroProviding that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State; providing that police officers of the department have the authority conferred under Title 2 of the Criminal Proce...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB482IntroProhibiting a supervisor, an appointing authority, and the head of a certain law enforcement agency from threatening or taking certain retaliatory actions against a certain law enforcement officer who discloses certain information or seeks a certain ...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB139IntroAuthorizing a person to seek certain relief for use of force by a law enforcement officer that is inconsistent with a certain provision of the Act by filing a civil action with a certain court; providing that a certain person is not precluded from pu...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB188IntroRepealing 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 ...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB187IntroRequiring all law enforcement agencies to adopt policies and procedures for the use of body-worn cameras consistent with certain policies developed by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission by October 1, 2021; and requiring all law enf...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB152IntroRequiring the Department of State Police to adopt policies and procedures by January 1, 2022, for the use of body-worn cameras consistent with certain policies developed by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission; and requiring the Depa...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB151IntroRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing for the prospective application of the Act; and requiring the publishers of the Annotated Code of Maryland, in consultation with and subject to the approval of the Department of Legisl...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB197IntroRequiring a police officer to display proper identification and provide certain information to certain individuals at the commencement of a certain stop, with a certain exception; requiring a police officer to inform certain passengers and occupants ...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB525IntroProviding that in St. Mary's County, a certain hearing board may include up to two voting or nonvoting members of the public who have received at least 40 hours of training administered by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission on the ...
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB381IntroProviding that a law enforcement agency and the agency's superior governmental authority and a collective bargaining unit may not enter into an agreement that is inconsistent with the provisions of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; repeal...
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2021-01-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB194IntroRequiring that certain public defenders receive a test for implicit bias, training to address implicit bias, and undergo an evaluation to measure the results of that training; requiring the Public Defender to ensure that anonymized data on these test...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
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