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MDSB23PassAltering certain classes of goods and services for which a person may register a mark; prohibiting a person from registering a certain name or surname as a mark; requiring an applicant for registration or renewal of a mark to submit 3 different speci...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 501
MDHB378PassAltering the definition of "certifying provider" to include physician assistants that have an active, unrestricted license to practice, have an active delegation agreement with a primary supervising physician who is a certifying provider, and are in ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 187
MDSB304PassAltering the definition of "certifying provider" to include physician assistants who have an active unrestricted license to practice, have an active delegation agreement with a primary supervising physician who is a certifying provider, and are in go...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 188
MDSB347PassProviding that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution, production, cultivation, transportation, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 346
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
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
MDHB857PassProviding that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution, production, cultivation, transportation, or sale of a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 345
MDHB870PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, not the Maryland Department of Health, to administer the Compassionate Use Fund; prohibiting the Commission from imposing certain fees during the two years immediately following the issuan...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 352
MDHB83VetoProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of a District Court criminal case in which possession of marijuana is the only charge in the case and the charge was disposed of before October 1, 2014.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB100EngrossIncreasing, from 29 to 30, the number of members of the Maryland Agricultural Commission appointed by the Governor; and requiring the Governor to appoint a member from a list of at least two nominees representing the hemp industry.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB699EngrossRequiring the Maryland Judiciary Case Search, by December 31, 2020, to not in any way refer to the existence of certain records relating to certain charges entered before October 1, 2014.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB550EngrossIncreasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; and creating a presumption that a person in possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana is not in violation of a...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB964IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Agriculture from certifying and registering a site that will be used to grow or cultivate hemp under the Hemp Research Pilot Program if the area on which the hemp will be grown is located within 2 miles of a res...
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1035IntroExpanding the scope and purpose of the Hemp Farming Program to include monitoring and regulating the processing of hemp; requiring the Department of Agriculture, in consultation with the Governor and the Attorney General, to establish a certain plan ...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1075IntroRenaming the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to be the Alcohol, Cannabis, and Tobacco Commission; providing that a member of the Commission may not have a certain interest, ownership, or management in the cannabis industry; establishing the Advisory C...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB193IntroMaking certain violations relating to the use or possession of certain de minimis quantities of certain controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involving the...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1068IntroProhibiting penalty and arrest for a medical cannabis dispensary or its agents for acquiring, possessing, transferring, transporting, selling, distributing, or dispensing medical cannabis, products containing medical cannabis, related supplies, or ed...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB916IntroProhibiting penalty and arrest for a medical cannabis dispensary or its agents for acquiring, possessing, transferring, transporting, selling, distributing, or dispensing medical cannabis, products containing medical cannabis, related supplies, or ed...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1630IntroAuthorizing the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to issue medical cannabis education program licenses and medical cannabis research project licenses for certain purposes; requiring a certain applicant to submit certain information and a...
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2020-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB179EngrossProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1031IntroProviding that an individual must be at least 18 years old to be registered as a medical cannabis grower agent; decreasing from 21 years old to 18 years old the minimum age an individual must be to be registered as a medical cannabis dispensary agent...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1604IntroRepealing a civil fine for smoking marijuana in public; and providing that smoking marijuana in a public place is a criminal misdemeanor subject to a fine not exceeding $100.
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1012IntroRepealing the limit on the number of licenses the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission may issue for medical cannabis growers and medical cannabis processors; repealing the requirement that the Commission rescind certain preapprovals under ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1582IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB331IntroRequiring, on or before December 1, 2020, the State Department of Education and the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission jointly to develop guidelines for public schools regarding the administration of medical cannabis to certain students d...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB694IntroRenaming the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to be the Natalie M. LaPrade Cannabis Commission; altering a certain intent of the General Assembly; altering the purpose of the Natalie M. LaPrade Cannabis Commission to include implementat...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1568IntroRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1449IntroRepealing the limit on the number of licenses the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission may issue for medical cannabis growers and medical cannabis processors; repealing the requirement that the Commission rescind certain preapprovals under ...
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2020-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1317IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant to meet certain conditions to be licensed as a dispensary grower-processor; prov...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1400IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing an...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1315IntroAltering the authority to file a certain motion to vacate a probation before judgment or judgment of conviction to include a certain defendant; expanding the grounds upon which a certain motion to vacate may be based; requiring a certain defendant to...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1369IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1506IntroSubstituting the word "cannabis" for the word "marijuana" in various provisions of law; providing that use or possession of a certain personal use amount of cannabis by an individual who is under a certain age is a civil offense; providing that use o...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB510IntroProhibiting the Maryland Department of Agriculture from certifying and registering a site that will be used to grow or cultivate hemp under the Hemp Research Pilot Program if the area on which the hemp will be grown is located within 2 miles of a res...
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2020-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB574IntroAltering a certain licensing requirement for producing hemp in the State; prohibiting the Department of Agriculture from issuing a license to a person to produce hemp if the Department determines that the land subject to a license application is loca...
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2020-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB821IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB953IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to license medical cannabis dispensary grower-processors under certain circumstances; requiring an applicant to meet certain conditions to be licensed as a dispensary grower-processor; prov...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB860IntroAltering the authority to file a certain motion to vacate a probation before judgment or judgment of conviction to include a certain defendant; expanding the grounds upon which a certain motion to vacate may be based; requiring a certain defendant to...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB605IntroRequiring, on or before December 1, 2020, the State Department of Education and the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission jointly to develop guidelines for public schools regarding the administration of medical cannabis to certain students d...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB416IntroEstablishing the Medical Cannabis Business Development Fund to provide financial assistance and grants relating to small, minority and women business owners; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requir...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB625IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, on or before October 1 each year, to report certain information to the Governor and the General Assembly on certain cannabis use and enforcement of criminal laws regarding cannabis.
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB813IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2020-02-04
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB356IntroProviding that a certain provision of law may not be construed to authorize the possession of marijuana or cannabis on the grounds of a local correctional facility or while an offender is in a home detention program; authorizing the imposition of cer...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB73IntroProviding that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, own, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized under certain provisions of law to use medical cannabis; establishing the intent of the General Assemb...
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2020-01-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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