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MDSB396EngrossEstablishing the Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings as a special, nonlapsing fund; providing that the purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for reasonable costs and attorney's fees for students provided counsel under certain provisi...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB652EngrossEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact to facilitate interstate practice of physical therapy with the goal of improving public access to services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; ...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB826EngrossProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable; establishing certain requirements and procedures relating to an appl...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB362EngrossAltering the duty of an employee organization recognized as the exclusive representative of certain employees of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to represent all employees, including law enforcement personnel, in a certain ...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1165EngrossProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB972IntroAuthorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a certain ...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB648EngrossEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; stating that the goal of the Compact is to improve public access to physical therapy services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring a ...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB633EngrossEstablishing the Legal Representation Fund for Title IX Proceedings as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide funds for reasonable costs and attorney's fees for students provided counsel under certain provisions ...
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2019-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1247IntroRequiring each public school and certain nonpublic schools to have at least two trained individuals who have a handgun permit and carry a handgun or at least two school resource officers who carry firearms; requiring each county board of education an...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB214EngrossAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB140EngrossAuthorizing 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 special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and certain related ...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB473IntroProviding that a person who is aggrieved by an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws, or the Attorney General on behalf of the person, may bring a civil action against a certain person; authorizing the court to impose an in...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB873IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1038IntroProviding that the Maryland Consumer Protection Act applies to certain professional services of a certain insurance company or insurance producer with respect to certain activities in connection with guaranteed automobile protection insurance policie...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB825IntroAltering the application of certain provisions of the Maryland Consumer Loan Law; providing that compliance with a certain federal law and certain federal regulations constitute compliance with certain provisions of the Maryland Consumer Loan Law; al...
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2019-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB725IntroProviding that a holder of a tax sale certificate may be reimbursed a certain amount for attorney's fees if an action to foreclose the right of redemption on certain property has not been filed, and if an action to foreclose the right of redemption o...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB99EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent, instead of that designated under the will, to ensure the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for duri...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB436IntroAltering the circumstances under which a guardian of the property of a person with a physical or mental disability, a guardian of the property of a person with certain other conditions, and a guardian of the property of a minor shall be appointed; es...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB603IntroAltering the application of certain provisions of the Maryland Consumer Loan Law; providing that compliance with a certain federal law and certain federal regulations constitute compliance with certain provisions of the Maryland Consumer Loan Law; al...
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB869IntroEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing for certain benefits and compensation of a claimant under the Act; establishing the Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund to provide compensation...
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2019-02-25
Hearing 3/13 at 12:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDHB818IntroAuthorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in certain actions seeking to remedy a violation of a certain provision of the Maryland Constitution or the Maryland Declaration of Rights; authorizing a c...
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2019-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB931IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB975IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1075IntroProhibiting a physician from performing an abortion unless the woman on whom the abortion will be performed voluntarily provides her informed consent; providing that consent to an abortion is voluntary and informed if certain requirements are met; re...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1195IntroRepealing certain provisions of law related to prohibiting the State from interfering with the decision of a woman to terminate a pregnancy under certain circumstances; requiring a physician to inform a woman seeking an abortion of certain informatio...
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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1334IntroEstablishing a minimum threshold for damages awarded to a person who suffers financial injury or other damages as a result of certain violations of certain provisions of law governing relationships between vehicle manufacturers and dealers.
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1320IntroEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing for certain benefits and compensation of a claimant under the Act; establishing the Maryland No-Fault Birth Injury Fund to provide compensation...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB126IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2019-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB746IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB907IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1292IntroProviding that a holder of a tax sale certificate may be reimbursed a certain amount for attorney's fees if an action to foreclose the right of redemption on certain property has not been filed, and if an action to foreclose the right of redemption o...
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2019-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB718IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a government agent from requesting information about immigration or citizenship status of a person or a person's family members or acquaintances; prohibiting a government agent from coercing informatio...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1184IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to an individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be ...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
MDHB1257IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; applying the motor fuel tax to bunker fuel; requiring the Comptroller and the State Treasurer to establish a certain motor fuel ta...
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2019-02-11
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDSB436IntroEstablishing that the owner of a rental vehicle may satisfy a certain insurance requirement by maintaining a certain security that is primary under certain circumstances and secondary to any other valid and collectible coverage under certain circumst...
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2019-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1003IntroEstablishing that the owner of a rental vehicle may satisfy a certain insurance requirement by maintaining a certain security that is primary under certain circumstances and secondary to any other valid and collectible coverage under certain circumst...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB694IntroRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain civil fines against a child found to have committed certain violations; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain court c...
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2019-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB629IntroAuthorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in certain actions seeking to remedy a violation of a certain provision of the Maryland Constitution or the Maryland Declaration of Rights; authorizing a c...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB525IntroEstablishing a minimum threshold for damages awarded to a person who suffers financial injury or other damages as a result of certain violations of certain provisions of law governing relationships between vehicle manufacturers and dealers.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB823IntroRepealing certain provisions of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain civil fines against a child found to have committed certain violations; repealing a certain provision of law authorizing the juvenile court to impose certain court c...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB329IntroAuthorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a certain ...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB192IntroRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent, instead of that designated under the will, in order to ensure the surviving spouse is reasonably provided...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB191IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board to be i...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB211IntroProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing certain ransomware with the intent to use that ransomware f...
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2019-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB151IntroProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing certain ransomware with the intent to use that ransomware f...
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2019-01-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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