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MDHB18PassEstablishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 746
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDHB719VetoProviding that a personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease operations or close to...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB327PassAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring certain actions on behalf of certain susceptible adults and older adults; authorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Offi...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB425PassProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility or a public school; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing certain ransomware with the intent to us...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDSB623PassProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility or a public school; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing ransomware with the intent to use the ra...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDSB582Engross

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Providing that a personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease operations or close to...
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2021-04-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB154Engross

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Establishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB308Engross

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Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2021-03-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB26Engross

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Prohibiting private education lenders and private education loan collectors from initiating a certain action except under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from entering a certain judgment unless the private education lender or private educa...
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2021-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1198Intro

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Providing that an abortion-inducing drug may be prescribed only by a qualified physician; requiring a qualified physician to meet certain requirements to be authorized to prescribe an abortion-inducing drug; requiring a physician to take certain acti...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1012Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain employers at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to reinstate certain laid-off employees under certain circumstances; requiring certain employers to provide certain laid-off employees with certain writte...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB626Engross

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Prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally using excessive force; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene to prevent another officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally refusing to...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1093Intro

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Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that prohibits, limits, or penalizes a tenant or another individual for reasonably summoning the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; prohibiting a l...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB218Intro

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Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB848Intro

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Requiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law; prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against certain employees under certain circumstances; ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB596Intro

Sine Die
Establishing certain requirements for certain player brand agreements between certain professional athletes and certain investors; establishing that player brand agreements that comply with requirements of the Act are valid, binding, and enforceable ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1264Intro

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Requiring, rather than authorizing, the payment of certain commissions to personal representatives and attorney's fees to be made without court approval under certain circumstances.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1049Intro

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Establishing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that a law enforcement officer is not immune from civil or criminal liability for acts or omissions causing certain physical or mental injury that occur while the law enforcement officer is ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB512Intro

Sine Die
Establishing certain requirements for certain player brand agreements between certain professional athletes and certain investors; establishing that player brand agreements that comply with requirements of the Act are valid, binding, and enforceable ...
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2021-02-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB353Intro

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Establishing the civil liability of a law enforcement officer who deprives or allows another to deprive an individual of certain rights under the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the Maryland Constitution; requiring a court to award attorney's fees...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB486Intro

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Requiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB482Intro

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Prohibiting a supervisor, an appointing authority, and the head of a certain law enforcement agency from threatening or taking certain retaliatory actions against a certain law enforcement officer who discloses certain information or seeks a certain ...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB467Intro

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Requiring, rather than authorizing, the payment of certain commissions to personal representatives and attorney's fees to be made without court approval under certain circumstances.
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB189Intro

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Prohibiting a provision in a contract or an agreement with a design professional for professional services that requires the design professional to indemnify or hold harmless certain parties unless the design professional is at fault for causing the ...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB162Intro

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Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB17Intro

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Making certain provisions of law relating to the issuance of certain emergency orders subject to the Act; providing that a certain declaration is only effective with a certain approval by the General Assembly and for only a certain period of time; re...
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2020-12-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB213Intro

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Prohibiting a provision in a contract or an agreement with a design professional for professional services that requires the design professional to indemnify or hold harmless certain parties unless the design professional is at fault for causing the ...
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2020-12-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB16Intro

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Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB405Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and related costs to the parent of a child with a disability who is the prevailing party in a certain special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and related ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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