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MDSB512PassProhibiting a public service company from terminating electric or gas service to certain residential customers for nonpayment on a day that a government shutdown is in effect and for 7 days after the government shutdown has ended; authorizing the Pub...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 522
MDSB649PassExempting an increase or decrease in bed capacity from the certificate of need requirement if the change will occur in an intermediate care facility offering residential or intensive substance-related disorder treatment services, or an existing gener...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 473
MDHB824PassAuthorizing certain institutions of higher education to verify the eligibility of an applicant for, and on verification administer, Guaranteed Access Grants under the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Program of Educational Excellence Awards under certain ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 485
MDHB754PassProviding that certain provisions of the Act apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with managed care organizations in the same manner as they apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with carriers; prohibiting a certain contract ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB17PassAuthorizing an institution of higher education, a related medical facility, or an affiliated biomedical research firm to file with the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission a registration to purchase medical cannabis for the purpose of condu...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 456
MDSB950PassAuthorizing any remaining balance in the account of a certain campaign finance entity before its termination to be paid to a certain legislative party caucus committee; requiring the authorized candidate campaign committee of a candidate who dies to ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 491
MDSB283PassExempting from the sales and use tax the cleaning of a commercial or industrial building if the building is owned by a common ownership community or retirement community and used for certain purposes; providing that the exemption does not apply to a ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDHB1123PassAltering the name of the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to be the Hemp Research Pilot Program; establishing the Hemp Farming Program to promote hemp as an agricultural commodity in the State, the commercial sale of hemp products within and outside the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 228
MDSB945PassDefining "telephone answering service" for the purpose of establishing that the service is taxable under the sales and use tax only if the service consists exclusively of answering a telephone in a certain manner and transmitting messages to the cust...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDSB133PassRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 173
MDSB139PassAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence in order to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDSB258PassRepealing the provision of law prohibiting in Carroll County the issuance of a permit authorizing the operation of a gaming event after 1 a.m. on Sunday.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 186
MDHB331PassRepealing the termination date for certain provisions of law applicable to the registration and authorized use of farm area motor vehicles, including a provision increasing from 10 miles to 25 miles the radius from a farm within which a person may op...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 174
MDHB420PassAltering a certain prohibition relating to threatening to commit a certain crime of violence in order to prohibit a person from knowingly threatening to commit or threatening to cause to be committed a certain crime of violence that would place five ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 30
MDHB575PassRepealing the provision of law prohibiting in Carroll County the issuance of a permit authorizing the operation of a gaming event after 1 a.m. on Sunday.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 185
MDHB1428PassRequiring, by May 31, 2019, the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System Corporation to adopt a certain conflict of interest policy; requiring annual financial disclosures; requiring the Board to ensure that the Corporation con...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 19
MDSB619PassRequiring, by May 31, 2019, the Board of Directors of the University of Maryland Medical System Corporation to adopt a certain conflict of interest policy; requiring annual financial disclosures; requiring the Board to ensure that the Corporation con...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 18
MDHB1120EngrossAuthorizing retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan to elect to have a spouse or dependent child covered under a certain State plan; requiring the Department of Budget and Management, on or before January 1, 2020, to esta...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1343EnrollRepealing the Handgun Permit Review Board in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; providing the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB809EnrollDefining "telephone answering service" for the purpose of establishing that the service is taxable under the sales and use tax only if the service consists exclusively of answering a telephone either by an automated system or by a live operator, taki...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB626PassExempting an increase or decrease in bed capacity from the certificate of need requirement if the increase or decrease will occur in a certain intermediate care facility that has a current license issued by the Secretary of Health, an existing genera...
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2019-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15
MDHB669IntroRequiring a person seeking to construct a natural gas pipeline to apply for a certain water quality certification and pay a nonrefundable fee; requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain fee for the submission and review of a w...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1000EnrollRepealing the Handgun Permit Review Board in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services; providing the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB260EnrollAltering the eligibility requirements for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship; altering the employment requirements relating to a service obligation associated with a scholarship; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission's annu...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDSB946EnrollAuthorizing retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan to elect to have a spouse or dependent child covered under a certain State plan; requiring the Department of Budget and Management, on or before January 1, 2020, to esta...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1347EnrollAmending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the deadline for certain grantees to present certain evidence that a matching fund will be presented; extendi...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1051IntroEstablishing the Public Fishery Pilot Program; requiring the Department of Natural Resources, in coordination with the Oyster Advisory Commission, to develop and operate the Program; providing that the purpose of the Program is to increase oyster abu...
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2019-04-03
Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.
MDHB1IntroProhibiting the Department of Natural Resources from dredging buried oyster shells on Man-O-War Shoals; and making the Act an emergency measure.
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB410IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Prohibiting Debris From Entering Storm Drains or Stormwater Inlets; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation; requi...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB921IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, as part of its review and approval process for an application for a water quality certification for the Conowingo Dam relicensing process, to require the applicant to fulfill certain requirements and condi...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB128PassRequiring county boards of education to annually set the start and end dates of the school year for schools in the county; removing a provision relating to extending the school year beyond June 15; requiring that a certain statement be mailed to vote...
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2019-03-29
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB1050IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB1430IntroEstablishing the composition of the sixth and eighth districts in the State of Maryland for the election of members to the United States House of Representatives based on the recommendations made by the Emergency Commission on Sixth Congressional Dis...
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2019-03-28
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB579PassGenerally curing previous Acts of the General Assembly with possible title defects.
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 7
MDHB336PassSpecifying that an individual who is a civilian employee of the federal government is eligible to receive unemployment benefits under certain circumstances; altering the purpose of the Catastrophic Event Account to enable the State to respond to fede...
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2019-03-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 1
MDSB387IntroRequiring a person seeking to construct a natural gas pipeline to apply for a certain water quality certification and pay a nonrefundable fee; requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain fee for the submission and review of a w...
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2019-03-25
Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Young)
MDSB744EngrossEstablishing the Commission on the Development of a Blueprint for Solar Energy in Maryland to develop a comprehensive siting blueprint to guide units of State and local government in evaluating proposed solar energy projects, consistent with the Comm...
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2019-03-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB267IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Prohibiting Debris From Entering Storm Drains or Stormwater Inlets; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation; requi...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB682IntroEstablishing a penalty of up to $1,000 for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law committed within a special event zone in Worcester County.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB789IntroEstablishing a penalty of up to $1,000 for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law committed within a special event zone in Worcester County.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB1047IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to recapture from the Fuel Fund of Maryland any money expended from a certain quasi-endowment Energy Assistance Fund that was granted in accordance with a certain order of the Commission; requiring the Commissi...
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2019-03-11
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB1318IntroProhibiting a public service company from terminating electric or gas service to certain residential customers for nonpayment on a day that a government furlough is in effect or for 7 days after the furlough has ended; authorizing the Public Service ...
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2019-03-06
Hearing canceled (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB1424IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to publish on its website at least 30 days before soliciting certain applications a certain description of the process used by the Commission to approve or deny an application for a medical...
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2019-03-06
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB26IntroAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting system or an open primary system for elections for certain city offices; requiring that certain procedures apply to an open primary system; authorizing ...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB1036IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, as part of its review and approval process for an application for a water quality certification for the Conowingo Dam relicensing process, to require the applicant to fulfill certain requirements and condi...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1006IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1399IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to adopt, subject to a certain provision of law, a public local law to exempt the public schools in the county from the requirements of the Starting the Public School Year After Labor Day Executive Order; re...
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2019-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1356IntroAuthorizing a person to hunt turkey on private property or public land designated by the Department of Natural Resources on Sundays during the spring turkey hunting season in Talbot County.
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2019-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB979IntroRequiring the State to continue providing the State prescription drug benefit plan to certain retirees by repealing the termination of the State prescription drug benefit for certain retirees, spouses, and dependent children; authorizing certain reti...
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2019-02-14
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1300IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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