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MDSB102PassAltering the circumstances under which the Maryland Department of Health has the authority to change the name on a birth certificate without a court order to allow the Department, if only one parent is named on the birth certificate of the child, to ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDHB36PassRepealing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 35
MDHB206PassAuthorizing a certain unaccompanied minor in need of shelter to consent to shelter and supportive services under certain circumstances; authorizing an unaccompanied minor who is a parent to consent to shelter and supportive services for the minor's c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 108
MDSB207PassAuthorizing a certain unaccompanied minor in need of shelter to consent to shelter and supportive services under certain circumstances; authorizing an unaccompanied minor who is a parent to consent to shelter and supportive services for the minor's c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 109
MDHB246PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and with a certain intent soliciting the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, to engage in certain prohibited s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 128
MDSB231PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and with a certain intent soliciting the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, to engage in certain prohibited s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 129
MDSB329PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
MDHB506PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 228
MDHB503PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 224
MDSB391PassRequiring a county superintendent of schools to allow a dependent child of a service member relocating to the State on military orders to enroll in a school in the county in accordance with certain provisions of law; requiring a county superintendent...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 225
MDSB458PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 227
MDHB617PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 624
MDSB504PassEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource for information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Ombudsman to subm...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 562
MDSB576PassAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDSB604PassAuthorizing a parent or legal guardian of a medical cannabis patient under the age of 18 years to designate not more than two additional adults to be a caregiver, in addition to the parent or legal guardian; specifying that the definition of "caregiv...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB632PassRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 366
MDHB880PassAltering the definition of "family member" for purposes of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act to include a legal ward of an employee, a legal ward of an employee's spouse, or a legal guardian of an employee's spouse.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 355
MDHB893PassAltering the membership of the Adult Public Guardianship Review Board of Washington County to require one member to be a psychiatrist or psychologist.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 356
MDSB760PassRequiring a public school to notify a student's parent or legal guardian about the status of certain school meal accounts under certain circumstances; prohibiting a public school from communicating about unpaid meal debt directly with a student; proh...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 581
MDHB915PassRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDSB888PassProviding that, under certain circumstances, the personal representative or guardian of the last remaining member of a limited liability company shall automatically be admitted as a new member, unless a certain action is taken; authorizing certain pe...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 401
MDHB983PassProviding that, under certain circumstances, the personal representative or guardian of the last remaining member of a limited liability company shall automatically be admitted as a new member, unless a certain action is taken; authorizing certain pe...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 400
MDHB1420PassIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 470
MDHB1560PassProhibiting the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission from discriminating against a person on the basis of genetic information or family responsibilities; and requiring that a certain nondiscrimination provision in contracts entered into by the Co...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 487
MDSB83PassAuthorizing a unit of State government to deliver certain notices and communications to an individual by electronic means, instead of by first-class mail, if the individual has consented to receive such notices or communications; providing that deliv...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 518
MDHB1118PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to design a voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure card to provide details of an individual's developmental disabilities and include written guidance on effective communication between law enforc...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 427
MDSB684VetoRequiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in an area, defined by the zip codes where the largest ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB208VetoProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete a sale, rental, or transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as a purchaser, lessee, or transferee or seller, lessor, or transferor, except under certain circumstances; requiring, be...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB448PassAuthorizing certain health care practitioners to establish a practitioner-patient relationship through telehealth interactions; requiring a health care practitioner providing telehealth services to be held to the same standards of practice that are ...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 15
MDSB402PassAuthorizing certain health care practitioners to establish a practitioner-patient relationship through certain telehealth interactions under certain circumstances; requiring a health care practitioner providing telehealth services to be held to the ...
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2020-04-03
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 16
MDHB801EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of the Division of Correction to operate a comprehensive rehabilitative prerelease facility for female inmates; requiring that a certain prerelease facility be located in Baltimore City; requiring the Department of Public S...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Washington) (31-14) Rejected
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB611EngrossAltering the minimum age, from 16 years to 12 years, at which a minor has the same capacity as an adult to consent to consultation, diagnosis, and certain treatment of a mental or emotional disorder by a health care provider or clinic; and providing ...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1152EngrossRequiring a public school to notify a student's parent or legal guardian when there is a low balance in the student's meal account and before the student accrues unpaid meal debt; prohibiting a public school from communicating about unpaid meal debt...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1635IntroRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB96EngrossAltering the definition of "mother" so as to deny inclusion of a gamete donor unless the gamete donor and the child's mother agree in writing that the gamete donor will be a parent of the child, or at the time of the child's conception or birth, the ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB142EngrossRequiring a chief election judge to give voting order priority to individuals with certain mobility problems, individuals assisting others who have mobility problems, or an individual accompanied by a child with a disability; authorizing certain indi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB477EngrossRequiring the State to pay reasonable attorney's fees incurred in representing an alleged disabled person who is indigent in a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the property of the person; and requiring the court, under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB893EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, the Maryland Department of Health, and the Behavioral Health Administration jointly to develop and publish a certain handbook regarding safe Internet, social media, and technology usage for certain student...
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2020-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB691EngrossAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care pr...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB586EngrossRequiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to request to be designated as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; authorizing a court, in its dis...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB878IntroEstablishing the Family Connects Home Visiting Pilot Program in Prince George's County to provide, improve, and study the effects of home visiting services for eligible households; defining "eligible household" as one located in Prince George's Count...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB944IntroRequiring a hospital to provide certain 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 infant to inquire as...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1204EngrossProhibiting a county board, public or nonpublic prekindergarten programs, and public or nonpublic primary or secondary schools that receive State funds from discriminating against a person because of certain factors, refusing enrollment of, expelling...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1632IntroClarifying that the calculation of extraordinary medical expenses for the purposes of determining a parental child support obligation under the child support guidelines includes the cumulative contributions of both parents.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB396EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2021, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by child care centers for certain purposes; requiring, beginning, J...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB367IntroAltering the definition of "adjusted actual income" under the State child support guidelines by requiring the deduction, from actual income, of an allowance for support for each child in the parent's home for whom the parent owes a legal duty of supp...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB989IntroRequiring a hospital to provide certain 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 infant to inquire as...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
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