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MDHB863VetoRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to adjust a certain reduction of a retiree's accidental or special disability retirement benefit to reflect any offset awarded to the retiree's employer by the Workers' Compe...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB62PassRequiring the Director of the Uninsured Employers' Fund to report, by October 1, 2019, to the Senate Finance Committee, the House Economic Matters Committee, and the Joint Committee on Workers' Compensation Benefit and Insurance Oversight on the solv...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 269
MDSB284PassDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; repealing references to the term "9-1-1 public safety telecommunicator" and substituting references to the term "9-1-1 specialist...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 300
MDSB646PassAltering the circumstances under which certain firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and sworn members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupatio...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 216
MDHB604PassAltering the circumstances under which firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupational disease th...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDHB595PassAdding bladder, kidney, or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 214
MDHB795PassProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore City deputy sheriff for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than a certain number of weeks; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 256
MDHB1090PassDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; repealing references to the term "9-1-1 public safety telecommunicator" and substituting references to the term "9-1-1 specialist...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 299
MDHB60PassRenaming the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Maryland Department of Labor; renaming the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Secretary of Labor; providing that the Maryland Department of Labor is the succes...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDSB486PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement Agency to adjust a certain reduction of a retiree's accidental or special disability retirement benefit to reflect any offset awarded to the retiree's employer by the Workers' Compensation Comm...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
MDHB1407PassAuthorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution of certain revenue; specifying that the requirement to waive a certain fee for the filing of certain documents by certain business entities shall begin in fiscal year 2022; altering the cap for fis...
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2019-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 16
MDHB791IntroRequiring the Workers' Compensation Commission, in consultation with the Department of Disabilities, to study return-to-work policies for private sector employees and report its findings as part of the Commission's annual report.
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2019-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB160EngrossAdding bladder cancer and kidney or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-03-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB645EngrossRequiring that the appropriate authority of a local pension system offer a special disability retirement allowance to certain members under certain circumstances; providing for the calculation of a special disability retirement allowance; exempting t...
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2019-03-20
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB854EngrossProviding that, under certain circumstances, a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to worker's compensation or benefits if a certain accidental personal injury, compensable hernia, or occupational disease was caused ...
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2019-03-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB713IntroEstablishing procedures and requirements for the permitting, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; authorizing a wireless provider to install and maintain certain facilities in certain rights-of-...
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2019-03-18
Referred to interim study by Finance
MDHB1020IntroEstablishing procedures and requirements for the permitting, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; authorizing a wireless provider to install and maintain certain facilities in certain rights-of-...
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2019-03-11
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB1119IntroExtending the presumption of a compensable occupational disease under workers' compensation law to include Frederick County deputy sheriffs and correctional officers who suffer from heart disease or hypertension resulting in partial or total disabili...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1297IntroProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore City deputy sheriff for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than 75 weeks; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2019-03-01
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB963IntroRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a public record of the Workers' Compensation Commission that contains personal information of an individual other than by an attorney of a party to a workers' compensation claim; requ...
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2019-02-26
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB94IntroAuthorizing the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to accept an application for an accidental disability retirement allowance from certain individuals within 3 years after the individuals' retirement; requiring that the acc...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB797IntroRequiring a covered employee who seeks reimbursement for medical mileage to submit to the employer or the employer's insurer a request for reimbursement, in the form adopted by the Workers' Compensation Commission, within a certain period of time.
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB799IntroClarifying that the Workers' Compensation Commission may not modify certain awards unless the modification is applied for within 5 years after the latter of the date of the accident, the date of disablement, or the last compensation payment from the ...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB63IntroLimiting the liability of the Uninsured Employers' Fund to pay the outstanding obligations of insolvent self-insured employers to claims that have been found compensable by the Workers' Compensation Commission as of the date of insolvency; and prohib...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB349IntroRequiring a covered employee, under certain circumstances, to provide the employer, the employer's insurer, or the Uninsured Employer's Fund certain notification at least 30 business days before undergoing medical treatment; requiring that medical tr...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB348IntroRequiring a covered employee who seeks reimbursement for medical mileage to submit to the employer or the employer's insurer a request for reimbursement, in the form adopted by the Workers' Compensation Commission, within a certain period of time.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB443IntroProhibiting an employer from discharging a covered employee from employment if the covered employee's filing a claim for workers' compensation is any part of the basis, rather than the sole basis, for the discharge.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB435IntroClarifying the period of time within which the Workers' Compensation Commission may modify certain awards.
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2019-02-05
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB233IntroAdding bladder, kidney or renal cell cancer to the types of cancer that are considered occupational diseases suffered in the line of duty and are compensable in a certain manner.
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2019-02-04
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB23IntroRequiring the Child Support Administration to include in a certain notice of arrearage notice that a continued child support arrearage may result in placement of a certain lien against a certain monetary award under certain circumstances; establishin...
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2019-01-25
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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