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MDHB580EngrossRequiring employers that employ 15 or more employees to provide employees with earned sick and safe leave that is paid at the same rate as the employee normally earns; requiring employers with 14 or fewer employees to provide an employee with unpaid ...
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2016-04-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB909EngrossCreating a Task Force to Study Paid Parental Leave Policies; providing for the membership, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding the costs and benefits of paid parental leave for S...
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2016-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1440EngrossProviding that specified noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as bei...
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2016-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1398EngrossProhibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from refusing to underwrite, canceling, or refusing to renew a risk, rating a risk, or requiring a particular payment plan based, in whole or in part, on the driving history of an applica...
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2016-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB744EngrossAltering the purpose of the Universal Service Trust Fund; requiring the Legislative Auditor to conduct specified postaudits for a specified additional purpose; requiring the Department of Information Technology, in consultation with the Department of...
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2016-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB395EngrossRequiring insurers that deny, cancel, or nonrenew specified coverage for essential property insurance or homeowner's insurance to provide notice to specified applicants or insureds of the possible availability of insurance coverage through the Joint ...
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2016-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB27EngrossEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees determined by the employer to be public employees for purposes of collective bargaining; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; es...
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2016-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1165IntroRequiring that a specified test on an elevator unit performed in connection with an inspection required by specified provisions of law, the Safety Code, or a regulation adopted by the Commissioner be performed by a specified licensed elevator mechani...
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2016-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1153IntroAltering the definition of "clinically integrated organization" for purposes of provisions of law governing contracts between specified health insurance carriers and clinically integrated organizations and the sharing of specified medical information...
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2016-03-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1114IntroProhibiting a merchant from selling or offering to sell a mattress or box spring to a consumer in the State unless a label is attached indicating whether the bedding is "all new material" or "used bedding" or "used material"; requiring a merchant who...
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2016-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1127IntroAltering the information about a specified measurement of specified gasoline that must be stated on a sign on the premises of a retail service station dealer to require it to state the highest price in a clear and visible manner; authorizing a specif...
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2016-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1131IntroAuthorizing an electric cooperative to propose a fixed charge for specified fixed costs; requiring the fixed charge to be applied in a specified manner; prohibiting an electric cooperative from proposing an increase to a fixed charge that is more tha...
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2016-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB782EngrossProhibiting a consumer reporting agency from charging a consumer a fee for placing a security freeze or for the first two temporary lifts of a security freeze in a calendar year if the consumer has received a notice of a breach of the security of a s...
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2016-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1124IntroProviding that a scrap metal processor may purchase scrap metal only between the hours of 7:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. Monday through Saturday; providing that a scrap metal processor that pays for scrap metal by check may purchase scrap metal 24 hours a d...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB981IntroProviding that a health care provider may require that a person in interest or any other authorized person pay a fee, 50 cents for each copied page and $15 for retrieval, postage, and handling, for a copy of a medical record if a free copy has alread...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1038IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review specified matters and make specified recommendations relating to the Downtown Frederick Conference Center; authorizing the Authority to acquire by specified means a Downtown Frederick Conference si...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1060IntroRequiring that specified regulations adopted by the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene include a requirement that the process for approval of a license for an opioid maintenance program include an assessment of a specified catchment area and the ...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB678EngrossAltering the prohibition against a surety insurer inquiring about specified information in connection with an application for a bail bond or an immigration bond.
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2016-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB832IntroAltering specified procedures for suspending or dismissing specified public school personnel; authorizing specified school personnel to request arbitration under specified circumstances; specifying the procedures for arbitration; providing that an ar...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB940IntroSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for specified time periods; increasing, except under specified circumstances, the State minimum wage rate in effect for specified periods of time based on the annual growth in the Consumer Pric...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB711IntroExpanding the applicability of the prevailing wage rate law to political subdivisions, agencies, and public works on property where the State, a political subdivision, or an agency is the owner or lessee by altering the definition of "public body"; p...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1018IntroAltering 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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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB654IntroAltering 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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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB569IntroProhibiting a methadone treatment facility from being established or operated within 500 feet of specified schools, child care centers, or agencies unless the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene receives a letter of support for the location of th...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB626IntroRequiring 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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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB718IntroRequiring that a real estate appraiser engaged by the State Highway Administration to assist in determining the fair value of specified property to be acquired under specified procedures and specified compensation be licensed and certified in accorda...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB793IntroRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to adopt regulations to implement a system for collecting data on the total number of abortions performed in the State and using specified data for assessing the overall pregnancy rate and teen pr...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB500IntroEstablishing 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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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB966IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Extending Metrorail Service From the City of Gaithersburg to the City of Frederick; providing for the membership, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to consider transportation-related ...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB749IntroProhibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providing that the...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB974IntroAltering the definition of "artistic work" for the purpose of designating an arts and entertainment district to include original and creative work that falls into the category of graphic design, urban manufacturing, or architectural design; and elimi...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB689IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Workplace Bullying in State Agencies; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding specified matters related to workplace bul...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB886IntroExempting collaborations to promote provider alignment from provisions of law that prohibit a health care practitioner from referring a patient or directing persons to refer a patient to a specified health care entity, prohibit a health care practiti...
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2016-03-10
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB881IntroRequiring a ticket issuer, ticket seller, primary ticket sales platform, or secondary ticket exchange to maintain a specified toll-free number and implement a specified refund policy; requiring a refund of a ticket to include a specified amount and s...
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2016-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB644IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to require health care practitioners, when providing a well-child examination at the ages of 18 months and 24 months, to administer a specified screening tool for autism; requiring the Secretary to...
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2016-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB662IntroRequiring specified health benefit plans and specified carriers to provide a special enrollment period during which specified individuals who become pregnant may enroll in a health benefit plan; establishing the duration of the special enrollment per...
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2016-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB761IntroEstablishing requirements for the form and content of specified livestock production contracts; establishing that contract producers have specified rights; prohibiting specified contractors from engaging in or allowing their employees or agents to en...
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2016-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB648IntroEstablishing that a specified coverage requirement that applies to specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations includes coverage for digital tomosynthesis under specified circumstances; applying the Act to...
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2016-03-09
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB855IntroRequiring a reverse mortgage lender to establish an escrow account for the payment of property taxes and insurance; requiring the escrow account to be established in accordance with specified provisions of law; requiring the escrow account to allow f...
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2016-03-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB619IntroAltering the employment categories of specified employees of the State Department of Education; requiring that all positions in the Department be appointed positions in the professional service and skilled service as well as the executive service and...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB932IntroProhibiting a contract between a discount medical plan organization and a provider of vision care services from limiting or specifying specified fees or requiring the provider to participate in a specified discount vision plan or in a specified provi...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB472IntroRequiring employers with more than nine employees to provide employees with earned sick and safe leave that is paid at the same rate as the employee normally earns; requiring employers with nine or fewer employees to provide an employee with unpaid e...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB895IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene to specify in regulations the skills checklist used as part of the process of determining the competency of nurses, certified nursing assistants, and home health aides to render nursing services th...
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2016-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB553IntroAuthorizing 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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2016-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1028IntroProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from refusing to underwrite, canceling, refusing to renew, rating a risk, or increasing a renewal premium based, in whole or in part, on the marital status or employme...
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2016-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB778IntroAuthorizing a gas company to defer specified costs for specified projects to extend specified natural gas transmission pipeline, distribution main pipeline, system reinforcement facilities, and associated facilities; specifying the circumstances unde...
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2016-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB550IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Dental Care in the State; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimburse...
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2016-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB617IntroAuthorizing the State Highway Administration to sell or lease to a private entity the naming rights for all or part of a State highway; prohibiting the sale or lease of highway naming rights unless the Administration makes specified determinations; r...
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2016-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB596IntroRequiring the State Highway Administration to allow the installation of brick and stone security mailbox supports and parcel drop boxes on specified residential streets under specified circumstances; requiring that the brick and stone security mailbo...
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2016-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB535IntroRequiring a specified financial statement required to be submitted by a specified cemetery to the Director of the Office of Cemetery Oversight to contain a balance sheet from the most recent federal tax return filed by the business, or on a form spec...
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2016-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
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