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MDHB155IntroProhibiting a county board, public prekindergarten program, primary or secondary school, or nonpublic prekindergarten program or primary or secondary school that receives State funds from discriminating against a person, refusing enrollment of a pros...
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2021-02-23
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB549IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-23
Favorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB999IntroRepealing certain provisions of law specifying that certain provisions of law apply only to adoptions in which a juvenile court enters an order for adoption on or after January 1, 2000; altering, from 21 to 18, the age at which an adoptee, or biologi...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1116IntroRequiring that a child in custody be advised of certain rights before questioning; prohibiting any admission or confession resulting from the questioning of a child from being admitted into evidence except under certain circumstances; requiring that ...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1355IntroOn request of the student, parent, or guardian, authorizing certain students, regardless of the student's age or whether the student had completed all promotion or graduation requirements for the grade level the student seeks to repeat for the 2021-2...
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2021-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB392EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2022, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by certain family child care homes or child care centers to assess ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1089IntroRepealing certain provisions of law relating to the establishment of the Baltimore City School Police Force; prohibiting a local school system from contracting with certain law enforcement agencies for a certain purpose; prohibiting a local school sy...
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1113IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1156IntroEstablishing the Commission on Men and Fatherhood; providing for the composition and chair of the Commission; authorizing the secretaries of certain departments to serve as ex officio nonvoting members; providing for the terms of members of the Commi...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1150IntroAltering a provision of law that prohibits a parent or guardian from being required to present a certain certificate of immunization under certain circumstances to be admitted to school to apply only to public schools; requiring the Secretary of Heal...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1203IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to make a new certificate of birth for an individual for purposes related to the sex designation of a parent listed on the certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring a clerk who issues a marriage lic...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1148IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health, in consultation with the State Department of Education and other stakeholders, to develop guidelines to support the expansion of school-based health centers; requiring the Governor to transfer the administration of ...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB68IntroRequiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to establish a Diversionary and Reentry Program in Baltimore City for at-risk youth and youth offenders; requiring the Office of the State's Attorney for Prince George's County to establ...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB169IntroAuthorizing 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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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB973IntroAltering the circumstances under which an equity court is authorized to grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child; requiring the court to consider the amount of personal contact that occurred between the grandparent and the child before the...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1036IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1261IntroAltering certain provisions of law related to the execution of wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives to authorize the electronic execution and remote witnessing of those documents under certain circumstances; providing that a will, a powe...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB998IntroRequiring, notwithstanding any law, regulation, or executive order to the contrary, each county board of education, for the 2021-2022 school year, to require school buildings to be open each school day to provide in-person instruction and related ser...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1062IntroRequiring each county board of education to provide a certain list of digital tools to the State Department of Education on or before July 1 each year; requiring the Department to publish certain information on digital tools provided by each county b...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1161IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for up to $250 of expenses paid or incurred by a parent or guardian of a student in kindergarten through grade 12 during taxable years 2020 and 2021 for certain school supplies used by...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1326IntroRepealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB375IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2022, cer...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1128IntroAuthorizing the Garrett County Superintendent to order a virtual education day instead of closing a public school under certain circumstances; requiring the county superintendent to notify a public school principal as soon as possible after the count...
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2021-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB192IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record special education classrooms and exclusi...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB568IntroEstablishing the Maryland Baby Bond Account Program in the Office of the State Treasurer; establishing the Baby Bond Account Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide money to eligible individuals to address...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1000IntroProhibiting a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person from distributing or disbursing property of the minor or disabled person without court authorization or confirmation if the guardian is not a family member of the minor or disabled ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1112IntroAuthorizing the State Child Fatality Review Team to enter into a certain agreement for secure storage of data and requiring the agreement to provide certain protection and address certain issues; requiring a certain entity to comply with certain conf...
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2021-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB893IntroRequiring the local department of social services and the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, kinship parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in any child abuse or neglect, termination of ...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB930IntroSpecifying that, at any meeting of a local department of social services during which the removal of a child from the child's home is discussed, certain information is required to be redacted and is prohibited from being referenced; requiring the loc...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB931IntroRequiring the designee of the State Superintendent of Schools, on receipt of a certain notification of a certain allegation of child abuse or neglect, to ensure that a certain notice is provided; requiring a certain family child care provider or chil...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB903IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program; providing for the composition, co-chairs, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to assess and analyze the Maryland Public Guardianship Program and make ...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB505IntroRepealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; authorizing the court to award joint legal decision making to both parties under certain...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB748IntroRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court has reasonable ground to believe that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB816IntroRepealing a requirement that a parent provide certain support to the parent's destitute adult child under certain circumstances; repealing related provisions of law regarding penalties and certain complaint, pretrial, and trial procedures; etc.
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB132IntroAltering 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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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB565IntroRequiring a hospital to submit annually a certain report to the Health Services Cost Review Commission at a certain time; requiring the Commission to post the information in the report on its website; altering the required contents of a hospital's po...
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2021-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB724IntroRequiring a county board of education to offer and provide to certain disabled and special education students whose schools are subject to a prolonged school closure an option to continue attending school or receiving education services after the stu...
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2021-01-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB824IntroRequiring the State Department of Education, the Behavioral Health Administration within the Maryland Department of Health, the Maryland Center for School Safety, and the Department of Information Technology jointly to develop and publish a cyber saf...
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2021-01-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB716IntroAltering the circumstances under which a parent may request an independent educational evaluation of a child with a disability at public expense to include a parent who submits a certain request to a local school system and the local school system do...
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2021-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB713IntroRequiring a county board of education to allow the use of therapy dogs in public schools in the county; requiring each therapy dog used in a public school to be accompanied by a handler; and requiring each county board to adopt a policy with certain ...
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2021-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB715IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each self-contained special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record self-contained special ed...
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2021-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB550IntroEstablishing the School Site Council Pilot Program in Montgomery County to hold schools accountable for the investment of tax dollars in schools by federal, State, and local entities; requiring each public school in Montgomery County to establish a s...
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2021-01-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB609IntroRequiring each county board of education and authorizing nonpublic schools in the State to establish a policy to authorize certain school personnel to administer bronchodilators to certain students under certain circumstances; prohibiting a school nu...
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2021-01-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB439IntroRequiring certain county boards of education to collect and track certain data relating to pregnant, expecting, and parenting students and submit certain data to the Institute for Innovation and Implementation in the University of Maryland School of ...
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2021-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB496IntroAltering the membership of the School Safety Subcabinet Advisory Board; requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $10,000,000 to the Safe Schools Fund to be used for certain purpos...
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2021-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB476IntroProviding that an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child if both the child's living parents consent, one of the child's living parents consents, both of the child's living parents are unable to consent, or certain except...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB315IntroRequiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody to provide notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice; requiring the notice to include the child's location, the rea...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB401IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a model policy to support the educational and parenting goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students; requiring the model policy to include certain policies and...
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2021-01-04
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB96IntroRequiring public high school students, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, as a requirement for graduation, to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the U.S. Department of Education or the Maryland State Financial Aid App...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB342IntroRequiring public schools and nonpublic schools that receive State funds to notify parents or guardians of all students involved in an incident of problematic sexual behavior by the close of business on the day of the incident; and requiring a county ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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