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MDHB1073EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to study the potential risks and impacts to the State in the event of a crude oil spill during rail transport in the State; requiring the Department to establish specified plans as part of the study; requir...
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2015-04-08
MDHB491EngrossRequiring a minimum of $15,000 each sole proprietor registered cemeterian or permit holder operating a conservation cemetery is required to deposit initially into the perpetual care trust fund; requiring the Office of Cemetery Oversight to consider w...
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2015-04-07
MDHB670EngrossProhibiting a ticket seller or an operator of a ticket seller's Web site from prohibiting the transfer of a specified ticket, requiring an additional fee for the transfer of a specified ticket, or requiring a purchaser of a ticket to present specifie...
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2015-04-02
MDHB724EngrossAuthorizing the inclusion, in a policy that insures a health care provider against damages due to medical injury arising from providing or failing to provide health care, of coverage for the defense of a health care provider in a specified disciplina...
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2015-04-01
MDSB899IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to evaluate the extent to which an applicant's plan for a specified proposed offshore wind project directly or indirectly encroaches on existing private, State, federal, or military infrastructure, resources, f...
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2015-03-26
MDSB871IntroAltering the conditions under which insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations may require a covered specialty drug to be obtained through a pharmacy participating in the provider network of the insurer, nonprofit h...
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2015-03-25
MDSB811IntroProhibiting specified organizations from using in their advertisements, marketing material, brochures, and discount cards a specified term in a specified context; prohibiting specified organizations from selling, marketing, or soliciting a specified ...
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2015-03-25
MDSB834IntroAltering specified requirements for certification as a qualified health plan in the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange; prohibiting a qualified health plan from using a benefit design or implementing a benefit design in a manner that discriminates in a...
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2015-03-25
MDSB893IntroEstablishing the Commission on Free Trade, Currency Manipulation, and State Sovereignty; requiring the Commission to conduct an annual assessment, provide a mechanism for input by interested persons, work with interested groups, and develop recommend...
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2015-03-24
MDSB914IntroDefining specified classes of electric companies; and altering the definition of "electric company" to include specified classes of electric companies.
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2015-03-24
MDSB873IntroProviding a credit for an employer or insurer for specified payments to a covered employee for temporary total disability benefits under specified circumstances and during a specified period; applying the Act only prospectively; etc.
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2015-03-19
MDSB874IntroProviding that an employer or insurer is not liable for temporary total disability payments to a covered employee while the employee is incarcerated; providing for a specified exception; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2015-03-19
MDSB898IntroAltering the number of weeks used to determine the amount of compensation an employer or its insurer is required to pay a specified covered employee for a permanent partial disability under specified provisions of law; and providing for the prospecti...
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2015-03-19
MDSB784IntroProhibiting, under specified circumstances, an employer from failing or refusing to hire, discharging, or otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee on the basis of the applicant's or employee's engagement in a lawful activity off the ...
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2015-03-19
MDSB377IntroAltering the membership of the Maryland Transportation Authority to include specified members of the General Assembly as nonvoting members of the Authority serving in an advisory capacity only; specifying criteria concerning the appointment, tenure, ...
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2015-03-18
MDSB158IntroRequiring physicians, under specified circumstances, to provide a pregnant woman the opportunity to view the active ultrasound image of the embryo or fetus before the performance or inducement of an abortion; and requiring a physician to allow the pr...
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2015-03-18
MDSB275IntroRequiring the Maryland Transportation Authority to establish discounted variable toll rate for specified commuters who cross the Thomas J. Hatem Memorial Bridge between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. daily; requiring specified persons to regist...
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2015-03-18
MDSB803IntroAltering the maximum difference between the coinsurance percentage applicable to specified nonpreferred providers and the coinsurance percentage applicable to specified preferred providers; altering the reimbursement amount payable by specified insur...
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2015-03-18
MDSB548IntroRequiring a specified business, when destroying a customer's records that contain specified personal or private information, to take specified steps to protect against unauthorized access to or use of the information; requiring a specified business t...
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2015-03-18
MDSB379IntroEstablishing the Francis Scott Key Bridge Authority to finance, construct, operate, and maintain the Francis Scott Key Bridge; providing for the members, appointment, terms, chair, and staff of the Authority; prohibiting the Department of Transportat...
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2015-03-18
MDSB511IntroProviding that, except in the case of a medical emergency, an abortion may not be performed or induced or be attempted to be performed or induced unless a specified physician makes a specified determination; providing that, except in the case of a me...
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2015-03-18
MDSB614IntroAuthorizing a specified insured to elect to obtain specified enhanced underinsured motorist coverage, instead of specified uninsured motorist coverage, under a private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance policy under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-03-17
MDSB742IntroLimiting the types of beverages that a restaurant may include in the price of a children's menu of meal options or a meal that is represented as a child's meal; and authorizing a restaurant to offer specified beverages to minors for a charge.
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2015-03-12
MDSB675IntroEstablishing the Biosafety Level 3 (BSL-3) Laboratory Safety Program; requiring the Program to identify specified BSL-3 laboratories in the State and their locations and collect other information regarding safety issues relevant to BSL-3 laboratories...
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2015-03-12
MDSB619IntroAuthorizing a specified member of the State Advisory Council on Quality Care at the End of Life to serve another 4 years as a member and chair of the Advisory Council after the completion of two consecutive 4-year terms, notwithstanding specified pro...
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2015-03-12
MDSB385IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations setting standards that use the American Society of Addiction Medicine criteria for treatment, care, and rehabilitation of individuals with a substance use disorder; requiring, ...
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2015-03-11
MDSB430IntroProviding that specified provisions of law apply to mental health and substance use disorder benefits provided by the Maryland Medical Assistance Program or administered by an administrative services organization; requiring the Department of Health a...
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2015-03-11
MDSB700IntroProhibiting a ticket seller or an operator of a ticket seller's Web site from prohibiting the transfer of a specified ticket, requiring an additional fee for the transfer of a specified ticket, or requiring a purchaser of a ticket to present specifie...
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2015-03-11
MDSB327IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations setting standards that use the American Society of Addiction Medicine criteria for treatment, care, and rehabilitation of individuals with a substance use disorder.
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2015-03-11
MDSB431IntroRequiring, beginning July 1, 2016, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide dental services to postpartum women during a specified period; requiring that specified dental services for postpartum women be included as a benefit under a specif...
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2015-03-11
MDSB577IntroProviding that a telephone company is not required to file with the Public Service Commission a specified tariff schedule except under specified circumstances; limiting the type of services in which a telephone company may not establish a new rate un...
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2015-03-10
MDSB608IntroAltering the application of specified provisions of law requiring an insurer to provide specified proof of insurance under specified circumstances; authorizing specified proof of insurance to be delivered by electronic means in a specified manner und...
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2015-03-10
MDSB425IntroProhibiting an employer from taking any adverse employment action against an employee concerning an inquiry about or disclosure or discussion of an employee's wages; authorizing an employer, in a specified policy, to establish specified limitations o...
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2015-03-05
MDSB424IntroAltering a specified provision of law concerning equal pay for equal work to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity; prohibiting an employer from discriminating between employees in any occupation by providing less favorable employme...
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2015-03-05
MDSB552IntroRequiring an insurer that issues a policy of group life insurance under specified provisions of law to pay, to the beneficiary designated by an individual insured under a certificate issued under the policy, the certificate death benefit if the insur...
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2015-03-04
MDSB581IntroEstablishing the Maryland Design Excellence Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of specified...
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2015-03-03
MDSB481IntroEstablishing a Program on community solar energy generating systems under the authority of the Public Service Commission; providing for the structure and operation of the Program, including the generation of electricity and allocation of costs to sys...
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2015-03-03
MDSB697IntroRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to convene a workgroup to evaluate and make findings and recommendations regarding the state of mental health care delivery on the Eastern Shore of Maryland; requiring the workgroup to include spe...
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2015-02-26
MDSB397IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt rules and regulations for licensees of the Developmental Disabilities Administration to obtain and provide information on employees; requiring the rules and regulations to require a licens...
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2015-02-25
MDSB281IntroEstablishing the Blue Ribbon Commission to Study Maryland's Behavioral Health System; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, and duties of the Commission; requiring, to the extent practicable, that the membership of the Commission reflect th...
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2015-02-25
MDSB338IntroAltering the definition of "person in interest" as it relates to the disclosure of confidential medical records to include the spouse, parent, or child of a deceased person under specified circumstances; and requiring a specified person in interest t...
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2015-02-25
MDSB464IntroRequiring, for the purpose of assessing specified costs under a specified provision of law, the Workers' Compensation Commission to find under specified circumstances that a person has brought a proceeding under the Workers' Compensation Act without ...
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2015-02-24
MDSB358IntroApplying a specified provision of law relating to the reversal or modification of an award for permanent partial disability compensation to the Workers' Compensation Commission; clarifying that, for purposes of a specified provision of law relating t...
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2015-02-24
MDSB154IntroAltering the renewable energy portfolio standard for specified years; providing for specified thermal energy sources to be thermal tier energy sources; requiring an electricity supplier to meet the renewable energy portfolio standard by accumulating ...
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2015-02-17
MDSB382IntroRequiring specified regulations or orders to specify a specified timing for an electric company to process a specified transaction for enrollment from an electricity supplier; requiring an electric company, if a customer has a smart meter, to process...
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2015-02-17
MDSB112IntroProhibiting a taxicab business from charging more than a specified administrative rate when the taxicab business enters into a contract with the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to transport a passenger who is a student.
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2015-02-17
MDSB9IntroRequiring a utility company to give specified written notice to specified customers prior to deploying smart meters throughout all or a portion of the utility company's service territory; prohibiting a utility company from imposing any additional fee...
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2015-02-17
MDSB175IntroProhibiting a person from manufacturing, knowingly selling, or distributing in commerce any sales receipt containing bisphenol-A on or after January 1, 2017, except under specified circumstances; requiring a person to use a safe and legal alternative...
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2015-02-12
MDSB118IntroAuthorizing the Workers' Compensation Commission to adopt regulations about payment for the examination of a covered employee and the preparation of a report by a medical expert engaged by a party; authorizing the Commission to regulate fees and othe...
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2015-02-10
MDSB40IntroRequiring specified employers to provide employees with specified earned sick and safe leave; providing for the manner in which earned sick and safe leave is accrued by the employee and treated by the employer; requiring an employer to allow an emplo...
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2015-02-03
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