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MDHB79Intro
25%
Authorizing the court, in determining legal and physical custody in certain child custody proceedings, to consider certain factors; and authorizing the court to modify a child custody or visitation order if the court determines that there has been a ...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB325Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "interested person" for purposes of provisions of law governing the estates of decedents, guardians of persons and property, trusts, and powers of attorney.
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2024-03-04
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1071Intro
25%
Providing that an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child if the court finds it to be in the best interest of the child, both the child's living parents consent, one of the child's living parents consents, both of the chi...
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2024-03-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB336Engross
50%
Requiring a local school system to provide to parents at certain individualized education program meetings for children with disabilities certain written informational materials regarding the Maryland ABLE Program in a certain manner; requiring the S...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB576Engross
50%
Requiring a peace officer, when the peace officer receives a petition for emergency evaluation for an individual, to transport the emergency evaluee to a nearby emergency facility, rather than the nearest emergency facility; authorizing a psychiatric...
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2024-03-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB814Engross
50%
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court over a child of a certain age alleged to have committed a certain offense; altering certain procedures relating to juvenile intake, juvenile detention, and juvenile probation; repealing certain provisio...
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2024-03-01
Third Reading Passed (126-6)
MDHB177Engross
50%
Requiring a hospital to provide certain oral and written instructions to the parent or legal guardian of an infant before the hospital discharges the infant into the care of the parent or legal guardian; requiring a hospital before discharging an inf...
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2024-03-01
Third Reading Passed (124-8)
MDSB744Intro
25%
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court over a child of a certain age alleged to have committed a certain offense; altering certain procedures relating to juvenile intake, juvenile detention, and juvenile probation; repealing certain provisio...
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2024-02-29
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1298Intro
25%
Authorizing the father of a child to file a petition to add the father's surname to the child's name under certain circumstances and establishing related court procedures; and requiring the Maryland Judiciary to develop and update, as appropriate, a ...
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2024-02-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB912Intro
25%
Altering, clarifying, and expanding certain provisions of law relating to the immunity from liability of a parent who leaves an unharmed newborn with a responsible adult under certain circumstances; requiring the Secretary of Human Services to develo...
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2024-02-27
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1246Intro
25%
Allowing certain eligible taxpayers who volunteer in certain schools in Prince George's County a credit against the State income tax in an amount equal to $20 for each volunteer hour, not to exceed $500; requiring the State Department of Education, i...
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2024-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB231Engross
50%
Authorizing the recipient of a U.S. Department of Defense Next of Kin lapel button to apply for special registration plates; and waiving the initial vehicle registration fee associated with special registration plates issued to the recipient of a Gol...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB416Engross
50%
Requiring the Maryland Center for School Safety to collaborate with an institution of higher education or a designated federal or national research entity to study the effectiveness and impact of active shooter safety drills or trainings by researchi...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB558Engross
50%
Requiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to develop a comprehensive health education framework; requiring each county board of education to create an age-appropriate curriculum that is cons...
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2024-02-26
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB275Engross
50%
Authorizing the recipient of a U.S. Department of Defense Next of Kin lapel button to apply for special registration plates; and waiving the initial vehicle registration fee associated with special registration plates issued to the recipient of a Gol...
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2024-02-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB33Engross
50%
Requiring certain county boards of education to consider the pursuit of certain certificates, certifications, or apprenticeships as the equivalent of pursuing postsecondary education and provide a method for a student or a student's parent or guardia...
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2024-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB52Engross
50%
Providing that certain State employees are entitled to use up to 10 days of parental bereavement leave with pay within 60 days after the death of the employee's child; providing that certain state employees are entitled to use up to 60 days of parent...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB109Engross
50%
Providing that certain State employees are entitled to use up to 10 days of parental bereavement leave with pay within 60 days after the death of the employee's child; providing that certain State employees are entitled to use up to 60 days of parent...
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2024-02-16
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1499Intro
25%
Altering provisions of law relating to the kinship care program in the Department of Human Services and certain procedures for the placement of children in need of out-of-home placement.
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2024-02-16
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1492Intro
25%
Requiring public schools in the State to notify students taking the ASVAB and parents or guardians of students taking the ASVAB of the option to prohibit the release of a student's ASVAB test scores to military recruiters; and repealing the requireme...
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2024-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1411Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Correctional Nursery Program to allow eligible incarcerated individuals and children born to them while in custody to reside together in a correctional facility.
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1430Intro
25%
Providing that parents of children in public schools have certain rights regarding information and communication from the children's local school system about education and school-related topics.
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB65Intro
25%
Requiring a school health practitioner, health care practitioner, or certified school psychologist employed by or under a contract with a school-based health center, local school system, or local health department to provide school health services at...
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2024-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB550Intro
25%
Adding labor trafficking by a child's parent or guardian to the list of conditions under which a local department of social services is authorized to ask the juvenile court in a child in need of assistance proceeding to find that reasonable efforts t...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB663Intro
25%
Establishing a rebuttable presumption in certain child custody proceedings that joint legal custody and joint physical custody for approximately equal periods of time are in the best interests of a child and establishing factors a court may consider ...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1159Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person responsible for a premises from conducting, causing, authorizing, or aiding in maintaining an unruly social event; authorizing certain fire officials to enter a certain premises for a certain purpose without a search warrant unde...
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2024-02-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1162Intro
25%
Requiring a vlogger who creates video content that is posted on a social media platform and features a certain minor child to compensate the child under certain circumstances; establishing requirements on social media platforms relating to deleting v...
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2024-02-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB191Intro
25%
Requiring the Division of Correction to allow a certain pregnant woman and a certain woman who recently gave birth to transfer to the prerelease unit for women for 1 year following the birth; establishing the Healthy Start Bonding Program to facilita...
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2024-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1307Intro
25%
Authorizing a parent to petition a court for an emergency hearing to reevaluate a visitation schedule if the other parent fails to comply with a court-ordered visitation schedule without just cause; and requiring and authorizing a court to take certa...
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2024-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1310Intro
25%
Establishing the Baltimore City Coordinated Youth Violence Review and Response Team to examine and prevent violence against youth through intensive case management; requiring that the review team be provided with access to certain information and rec...
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2024-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1323Intro
25%
Altering, clarifying, and expanding certain provisions of law relating to the immunity from liability of a parent who leaves an unharmed newborn with a responsible adult within 60 days of the birth under certain circumstances; requiring the Secretary...
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2024-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB75Engross
50%
Increasing, from in excess of $10,000 to in excess of $25,000, the threshold amount for certain transfers by a personal representative, trustee, or conservator as a custodian for the benefit of a minor to require authorization by a court.
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB116Engross
50%
Altering a prohibition on judges of the orphans' court acting as attorneys to prohibit a judge of the orphans' court from acting as an attorney in matters related to the administration of an estate or a guardianship of a minor within the jurisdiction...
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB164Engross
50%
Altering the definition of "interested person" for purposes of provisions of law governing the estates of decedents, guardians of persons and property, trusts, and powers of attorney.
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2024-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB675Intro
25%
Establishing the Education Savings Account program in the State administered by the State Department of Education to provide grants to the account of the parent of an eligible student in order to provide for the eligible student's education; requirin...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB592Intro
25%
Requiring a local school system to provide to parents at certain individualized education program meetings for children with disabilities certain written informational materials regarding the Maryland ABLE Program in a certain manner; requiring the S...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB704Intro
25%
Establishing the Education Savings Account program in the State administered by the State Department of Education; providing that the State shall deposit into an account of an eligible student a certain percentage of the per pupil amount of State and...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB797Intro
25%
Requiring certain information to be provided to the parents of a child with a disability under certain circumstances; establishing the Access to Attorneys, Advocates, and Consultants for Special Education Program; establishing the Access to Attorneys...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB820Intro
25%
Requiring a hospital to provide certain oral and written instructions on safe sleep environments for infants to the parent or legal guardian of an infant before the hospital discharges an infant into the care of the parent or legal guardian; requirin...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1040Intro
25%
Requiring, beginning January 1, 2025, the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide limited behavioral health services to individuals under the age of 18 years regardless of whether the individual has a behavioral health diagnosis; requiring the...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1102Intro
25%
Authorizing the State Department of Education to award funding for a new Judy Center or Family Support Center for planning and development under a certain circumstance; altering the date by which the Accountability and Implementation Board has to con...
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2024-02-09
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB1195Intro
25%
Requiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health jointly to develop guidelines to reduce the risk of exposure to anaphylactic major food allergens in child care settings; requiring the State Department of Education to...
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2024-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1311Intro
25%
Requiring, beginning January 1, 2025, all devices activated in the State to enable a certain filter to prevent minors from accessing obscene material; prohibiting a certain person from deactivating the filter; providing that a manufacturer of a devic...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1344Intro
25%
Altering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; altering the amount of the credit from a one-time $500 credit to a maximum of $25...
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2024-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1426Intro
25%
Authorizing the State Department of Education to award funding for a new Judy Center or Family Support Center for planning and development under a certain circumstance; altering the date by which the Accountability and Implementation Board has to con...
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2024-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1441Intro
25%
Establishing certain requirements for a teacher's certificate in early childhood education; altering the teaching credentials required for staff of qualified providers for prekindergarten services for purposes of the Prekindergarten Grant Program; re...
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2024-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB741Intro
25%
Requiring each public senior higher education institution to adopt a policy regarding pregnant and parenting students using certain guidelines; and requiring each public senior higher education institution to post the policy on the institution's webs...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1042Intro
25%
Requiring public schools in the State to notify students taking the ASVAB and parents or guardians of students taking the ASVAB of the option to prohibit the release of a student's ASVAB test scores to military recruiters; and repealing the requireme...
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2024-02-08
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB1248Intro
25%
Providing that a law enforcement officer may conduct a certain interrogation of a child if probable cause exists for the law enforcement officer to believe that the child committed a certain crime of violence or a crime involving a firearm and the la...
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2024-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB463Intro
25%
Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to collect certain data regarding the parental status of students from each public institution of higher education in the State; requiring public institutions of higher education to collect and repor...
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2024-02-07
To House Appropriations Committee
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