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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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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
To Senate Finance Committee
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