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MDHB692PassProhibiting the State's Attorney in Carroll County from engaging in the private practice of law.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 277
MDSB906PassProhibiting the State's Attorney in Carroll County from engaging in the private practice of law.
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 278
MDSB357PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
MDSB763PassRequiring the Division of Parole and Probation to report certain information annually to the General Assembly; requiring a certain annual report by the State Commission on Criminal Sentencing Policy to identify certain information for crimes of viole...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 141
MDHB441Enroll

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Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services, if a defendant is released before trial, to notify the Baltimore Police Department within 24 hours of the release; and requiring that the notice be provided in a manner that allows ...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB586Enroll

Sine Die
Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to notify the Baltimore Police Department, within 24 hours of a release, if a defendant is released prior to trial; establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court si...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB90PassEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 46
MDHB382Enroll

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Altering the salaries of the Sheriff of Somerset County, the State's Attorney for Somerset County, the County Commissioners of Somerset County, the President of the County Commissioners of Somerset County, members of the County Roads Board of Somerse...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB459PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 42
MDHB620Enroll

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Altering the annual salary of the State's Attorney for Caroline County and the Sheriff of Caroline County.
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB691PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 41
MDHB728Engross

Sine Die
Repealing provisions relating to obtaining a criminal history records check in Carroll County; and authorizing the Department of Human Resources of Carroll County to request, along with the submission of two sets of fingerprints and certain fees, fro...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB589Engross

Sine Die
Establishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB896Engross

Sine Die
Renaming the Independent Investigative Unit in the Office of the Attorney General to be the Independent Investigations Division; authorizing the Attorney General or certain designated individuals to seek certain injunctive relief or issue a certain s...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB341Enroll

Sine Die
Altering the annual salary of the State's Attorney for Caroline County and the Sheriff of Caroline County.
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2022-04-04
Returned Passed
MDSB439Enroll

Sine Die
Altering the salaries of the Sheriff of Somerset County, the State's Attorney for Somerset County, the County Commissioners of Somerset County, the President of the County Commissioners of Somerset County, members of the County Roads Board of Somerse...
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2022-04-04
Returned Passed
MDSB833Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB976Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a State's Attorney to file a motion for a reduction of sentence at any time during the period of active incarceration; authorizing the Court to consider multiple factors in determining whether to reduce a sentence, disciplinary record and...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB255Engross

Sine Die
Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB225Engross

Sine Die
Requiring a certain assistant State's Attorney with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim regarding a decision by the Offic...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1173Intro

Sine Die
Providing that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be joined and prosecuted in a certain county; providing that certain misdemeanor charges may not be aggregated to co...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1354Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from willfully destroying, mutilating, defacing, injuring, or removing certain monuments under certain circumstances; requiring a court to order restitution for certain costs; authorizing prosecution of certain offenses by a cert...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB619Intro

Sine Die
Providing that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be joined and prosecuted in a certain county; providing that certain misdemeanor charges may not be aggregated to co...
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1429Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements for the collection and dissemination of certain information relating to the Office of the State's Attorney in each county and Baltimore City, coordinated in a certain manner by the Administrative Office of the Courts and the...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB313Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that certain officials are subject to a recall election; requiring the recall of certain officials to be proposed by the filing of a petition for recall with the Secretary of State which ...
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1342Intro

Sine Die
Legalizing the possession and use of a certain amount of cannabis by a person of at least a certain age; providing for expungement of records, dismissal of charges, and commutation of sentences in certain cases involving cannabis-related charges; pro...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1373Intro

Sine Die
Establishing what constitutes a conflict of interest for the Attorney General and a State's Attorney in certain cases involving a police officer under certain circumstances; and prohibiting the Attorney General and a State's Attorney from being invol...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB692Intro

Sine Die
Legalizing the use and possession of a certain amount of cannabis by an individual who is at least 21 years of age; providing for the clearing of criminal records and disposition of certain charges relating to the use and possession of cannabis; and ...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB958Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a State's Attorney to file a motion for a reduction of sentence at any time during the period of active incarceration; authorizing the Court to consider multiple factors in determining whether to reduce a sentence, disciplinary record and...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1046Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements, procedures, and prohibitions relating to the use of facial recognition technology by a law enforcement agency under certain circumstances; requiring, beginning October 1, 2023, and each October 1 thereafter, a law enforceme...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB300Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a certain assistant State's Attorney with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim regarding a decision by the Offic...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB762Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements, procedures, and prohibitions relating to the use of facial recognition technology by a law enforcement agency under certain circumstances; requiring, beginning October 1, 2023, and each October 1 thereafter, a law enforceme...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB842Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; providing that a certain petitioner is entitled to assistance of counsel and, if indigent, representation by t...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB651Intro

Sine Die
Repealing provisions of law relating to "no-knock" search warrants.
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2022-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB345Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor to annually include $500,000 in the annual budget bill for the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office and the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for grants to nonprofit organizations to fund violence prevention ...
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2022-01-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB360Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the juvenile court to refer a certain matter to the Department of Juvenile Services for a certain informal adjustment if the time for a certain adjudicatory hearing has been waived and the petition is not the result of an unsuccessful inf...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB488Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for the offices of State's Attorney, sheriff, register of wills, judge and clerk of the Circuit Court, judge of the Orphans' Court or an elected member of t...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB362Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; and authorizing the Montgomery County Council to provide for the format of ballots to be u...
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2022-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB339Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide an inmate with a reentry kit and assistance in obtaining Medicaid benefits; expanding the types of cases in which the State may appeal from a decision of a trial court; authorizing a court to releas...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB106Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor to annually include $500,000 in the annual budget bill for the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office and the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for grants to nonprofit organizations to fund violence prevention ...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB47Intro

Sine Die
Establishing that law enforcement officers are subject to forfeiture of benefits from the State Retirement and Pension System or a local system when a law enforcement officer is found guilty of, pleads guilty to, or enters a plea of nolo contendere t...
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2022-01-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB249Intro

Sine Die
Requiring copies of certain orders related to wrongful convictions to be sent to the Attorney General; requiring the Attorney General to conduct investigations into the circumstances giving rise to the issuance of certain orders related to wrongful c...
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2022-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB16Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a State's Attorney to give notice to the court when seeking to dismiss a charge based on mistaken identity; requiring the automatic expungement of records relating to charges that are dismissed or of which a person is acquitted as a result ...
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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