Sponsored by Alfred Carr - Maryland (Current)

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Intro
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MDHB508Requiring the Public Service Commission to authorize a customer of a gas company or an electric company to purchase and install an analog meter; requiring the meter to comply with specified standards; requiring a gas company or electric company to in...
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2015-03-26
Intro
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MDHB516Requiring 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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2015-03-26
Intro
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MDHB679Prohibiting specified public schools and specified local school systems from purchasing, selling, or serving specified foods that contain specified ingredients or specified chemicals under specified circumstances; etc.
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB605Prohibiting a person from selling in the State specified seeds, material, and plants that have been treated with a neonicotinoid pesticide unless the seeds, material, and plants bear a label with a specified statement; prohibiting a person from selli...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB886Establishing a specified chicken manure pollution fee payable to the Comptroller by a specified poultry integrator in a specified manner; requiring the Comptroller to transfer revenue from the fee to the Maryland Agriculture Water Quality Cost Share ...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB1095Requiring a county board of education to develop and implement a policy that requires that all foods and beverages sold from a vending machine in an area of a public school that is accessible to students at any time during the day comply with specifi...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB995Prohibiting, with a specified exception, a person from applying a lawn care pesticide on the grounds of specified child care centers, schools, and recreation centers and on specified other recreational fields; authorizing a person to apply a lawn car...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB1047Altering the definition of "economically disadvantaged individual" to include specified ex-felons for the purpose of the State income tax credit authorized for business entities that hire specified economically disadvantaged individuals in enterprise...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB1081Establishing the Orange Ribbon for Healthy School Hours certification within the State Department of Education beginning in the 2016-2017 school year; providing that the purpose of the Orange Ribbon for Healthy School Hours certification is to recogn...
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2015-03-13
Intro
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MDHB1023Requiring each public school to make available free, unlimited, potable drinking water for each student throughout the school day, include a reusable water bottle on the school supplies list for each student in kindergarten through grade 12, and prov...
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2015-03-13
Intro
25%
MDHB894Requiring specified county boards to develop a specified plan on or before August 1, 2016, for reducing specified students' total sugar intake per school meal based on specified recommendations; requiring specified county boards to convene a specifie...
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2015-03-13
Intro
25%
MDHB992Requiring the State Department of Education and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, in consultation with specified other organizations, to establish specified guidelines for the training of trained diabetes care providers; providing for the ...
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2015-03-13
Intro
25%
MDHB627Requiring a law enforcement officer to activate both the audio and visual recording capabilities of a body-worn camera under specified circumstances; requiring a specified camera to continue recording until a specified event; providing that the camer...
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2015-03-12
Intro
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MDHB862Requiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene, under specified circumstances, to make a new certificate of birth for an individual whose sex has been changed or who has been diagnosed with an intersex condition; requiring that a specified sex ...
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2015-03-12
Intro
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MDHB947Requiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to require, beginning on July 1, 2016, applicants for renewal of certification as a school counselor to have successfully completed a specified number of credit hours of continuing prof...
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2015-03-12
Intro
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MDHB968Altering the requirements for making a specified complaint against a law enforcement officer for a reason that may lead to a specified action; altering the individuals who may conduct a specified investigation, interrogation, or hearing against a spe...
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2015-03-12
Intro
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MDHB949Establishing the Task Force to Study the Provision of Health Care Coverage to Uninsured Marylanders; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, and duties of the Task Force; establishing the purpose of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to...
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2015-03-12
Intro
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MDHB458Establishing that exploration and production waste is a controlled hazardous substance for the purpose of specified laws and regulations if it exhibits specified characteristics; prohibiting the Department of the Environment from exempting exploratio...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB449Prohibiting the Department of the Environment from issuing a permit to authorize the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas in the State until April 30, 2023 and until a specified panel is appointed, convenes,...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB581Authorizing the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a person who violates specified provisions of criminal law on behalf of a victim of the offense or a beneficiary of the victim; providing that a specified criminal convictio...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB1019Establishing requirements for the form and content of specified livestock production contracts; requiring livestock production contracts to be reviewed by the Attorney General; establishing that contract producers have specified rights; prohibiting s...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB755Altering specified provisions of law regarding the maintenance of public records relating to certain agricultural operations and programs; establishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board; requiring the Governor to publish on the Govern...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB952Requiring an applicant for a specified permit for the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas to submit specified information to the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in a specified manner; establishing t...
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2015-03-11
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.
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MDHB980Altering specified qualifications for voter registration; providing that individuals discharged from incarceration are qualified to register to vote; requiring State authorities to notify individuals of their right to vote on release from incarcerati...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB1065Clarifying the definition of "taxable price" for the State sales and use tax as it applies to the sale or use of an accommodation facilitated by an accommodations intermediary; altering the definition of "vendor" under the State sales and use tax to ...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB760Prohibiting a person from selling or offering for sale within the State specified food fish or shellfish unless the person identifies the species of food fish or shellfish in a specified manner; prohibiting a person from knowingly misidentifying the ...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB987Prohibiting the Department of the Environment from issuing a specified air quality permit until specified requirements have been met; prohibiting the Department from recommending specified licensing conditions until specified requirements have been m...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB1088Prohibiting coordinated expenditures between candidates and outside spending organizations, as specified; specifying parameters, limitations, and exceptions regarding coordinated expenditures between candidates and outside spending organizations; spe...
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2015-03-11
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MDHB885Prohibiting a corporation from using any money or other property of the corporation in connection with a political expenditure unless the stockholders, by a majority vote, have authorized in advance the amount of money or property to be used and dire...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB1073Requiring the Department of the Environment and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to jointly 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 o...
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2015-03-11
Intro
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MDHB650Establishing 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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2015-03-10
Intro
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MDHB580Requiring specified applicants and health care professionals to provide specified boards evidence of completion of specified continuing education requirements; requiring specified boards, in consultation with the Office on Minority Health and Health ...
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2015-03-10
Intro
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MDHB1051Altering 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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2015-03-10
Intro
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MDHB969Requiring an employer to provide employees with a specified work schedule within a specified time period, notify employees of specified changes, and provide employees with a new work schedule within 24 hours after making a change to the initial sched...
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2015-03-10
Intro
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MDHB858Requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program, subject to the limitations of the State budget, and as permitted by federal law, to provide dental care for former foster care adolescents who, on their 18th birthday, were in foster care under the r...
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2015-03-10
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MDHB953Allowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for contributions to a specified first-time homebuyer savings account during a taxable year and specified earnings on the account; providing that an account holder may claim the subtra...
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2015-03-10
Intro
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MDHB966Establishing collective bargaining rights for specified community college employees; requiring specified community colleges to determine whether specified employees are public employees for purposes of collective bargaining; establishing procedures f...
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2015-03-10
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MDHB564Prohibiting specified units of State government from limiting, to less than a specified number of days, the aggregate number of days of accrued sick leave that specified employees may use, without certification of illness or disability, for the birth...
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2015-03-06
Intro
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MDHB860Authorizing the Department of Natural Resources to take specified actions for the detection and removal of aquatic invasive species on vessels; requiring the Department to adopt specified regulations; prohibiting a person from placing a vessel or hav...
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2015-03-06
Intro
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MDHB1021Authorizing a qualified patient to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting an individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of a patient; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; establis...
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2015-03-06
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
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MDHB321Authorizing a specified buyer or beneficiary of a pre-need contract to contact the Maryland State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors and request the Board to conduct an audit of specified licensees; requiring the Board to conduct a specified a...
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2015-03-05
Intro
25%
MDHB344Requiring specified public agencies to bear a specified burden of proof in due process hearings that are held to resolve a dispute relating to the provision of a free appropriate public education; providing a specified exception for a parent or guard...
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2015-03-05
Intro
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MDHB474Altering the circumstances under which an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child.
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2015-03-05
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MDHB535Requiring individualized education programs for blind or visually impaired children to provide orientation and mobility instruction under specified circumstances; requiring an orientation and mobility evaluation to be performed under specified circum...
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2015-03-05
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MDHB541Requiring specified electric companies and telephone companies to coordinate with specified entities the timing of the removal of specified facility equipment so that specified facility equipment and poles are removed within a specified period of tim...
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2015-03-05
Intro
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MDHB611Requiring the Public Service Commission, in adopting specified vegetation management regulations, to require that an electric company's vegetation management program comply with the International Society of Arboriculture's Best Management Practices f...
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2015-03-05
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MDHB577Authorizing a court, on request of specified parties in specified judicial proceedings, to determine whether an individual is a de facto parent of a child; authorizing an individual asserting de facto parent status to intervene in or initiate a speci...
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2015-03-05
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MDHB588Requiring that when overtaking a bicycle, an electric personal assistive mobility device (EPAMD), or a motor scooter, the driver of a vehicle is required to pass at a safe speed; and repealing a specified exception to a specified requirement that a d...
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2015-03-05
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MDHB1083Repealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" in specified instances and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in specified instances; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation o...
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2015-03-05
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MDHB818Altering the circumstances under which a driver may move out of or into a lane by authorizing the move when it is safe to do so rather than when the driver has determined it is safe to do so.
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2015-03-05
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