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MDSB278EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to authorize a certain health care practitioner at an approved school-based health center to provide health care services through telehealth under certain circumstances...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB84IntroRequiring an original equipment manufacturer to make available, on fair and reasonable terms, certain materials or updates to an independent repair provider or owner of digital electronic equipment; providing that a violation of certain provisions of...
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB218IntroRequiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB477IntroProviding the ways in which an application for a court order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator or obtain location information from an electronic device may be submitted to a judge; providing for the ways ...
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2021-02-25
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB545EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to make available and, on request, issue certain licenses and stamps in a digital or electronic format; establishing that an individual may satisfy certain requirements to possess or display a license or ...
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2021-02-25
Third Reading Passed (135-3)
MDHB948IntroEstablishing the Maryland Office of the Inspector General and an Advisory Board for the Office; establishing that the Advisory Board has the powers to appoint and remove the Inspector General; providing for the position, term, qualifications, and aut...
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2021-02-25
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1361IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology to issue a request for proposals for or make a certain determination on the implementation and ongoing maintenance of cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure to be used by each unit of State gover...
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2021-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB38EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, in consultation with the Attorney General, to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB314IntroRequiring the Comptroller to appoint the Chief of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates from a list of at least three candidates reviewed and evaluated by the Revenue Monitoring Committee and the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and Forecasting Group; requirin...
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2021-02-24
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB148EngrossRequiring a business that maintains personal information of an individual residing in the State to implement and maintain certain security procedures and practices; altering the circumstances under which the owner or licensee of certain computerized ...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB156EngrossRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing precinct boun...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB449IntroRequiring each official custodian to adopt a policy of proactive disclosure of public records; requiring each official custodian to publish by July 1 each year a report on a certain website on the requests received in the preceding year for inspectio...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB700IntroRequiring a person having custody of a will to maintain custody of the will, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting the custodian of a will from taking certain actions related to the will, except under certain circumstances; authorizing the ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1065IntroAuthorizing a certain issuer receiving a certain housing bond allocation to transfer all or any portion of the housing bond allocation to another issuer for the issuance of housing bonds; requiring the unused balance of the initial housing bond alloc...
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2021-02-23
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB922IntroAuthorizing the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness; authorizing the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units; requirin...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1345IntroRequiring that a certain certification executed by an individual rendering assistance to an absentee voter be on a certain envelope instead of included in certain instructions; requiring the State Board of Elections to establish consistent designs fo...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB259IntroReorganizing State government by establishing Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and University of Maryland Eastern Shore as independent universities; prohibiting the inclusion of Bowie State University, Coppin State University, and Uni...
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB717IntroProviding for the target per pupil foundation amount in fiscal year 2022; requiring each county board of education to use not less than 7% of the target per pupil foundation amount to provide certain technology resources to students; authorizing a lo...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB105EngrossRequiring the Community Development Administration of the Department of Housing and Community Development to prepare a certain report on compliance monitoring for low-income housing tax credits and certain multifamily rental assistance programs by Se...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB326EngrossExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, an...
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2021-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB772IntroEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Emergency Loan Program in the Department of Commerce to provide working capital to assist Maryland for-profit small businesses, the operators of which have been disrupted due to COVID-19, and offer interim relief co...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1358IntroAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Office of Communications and Public Affairs; requiring the Office, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively help...
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2021-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB734IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology to issue certain standards and guidelines for units of State government for the appropriate use and management of certain Internet of Things devices under certain circumstances; requiring the Departm...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1314IntroProhibiting a social media website from taking certain actions to censor the religious speech or political speech of a certain user; authorizing the Attorney General to bring a certain civil cause of action under certain circumstances; authorizing a ...
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2021-02-18
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB191EngrossRepealing the termination provisions for certain provisions of law relating to the eligibility of psychiatrists and psychiatric nurse practitioners who provide Assertive Community Treatment or mobile treatment services to Maryland Medical Assistance ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB658IntroRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1160IntroAuthorizing Calvert County to enter into a contract for a cellular tower lease, including a cellular tower lease on a water tower, if the initial term of the lease is not more than 20 years.
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1181IntroRequiring digital tools developed or purchased by a county board of education to include specifications for access by students with disabilities, including nonvisual access; requiring a county board to provide a student with disabilities access to di...
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB369EngrossProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract requires the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the manufacturing of a c...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB770IntroExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, an...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB894IntroAuthorizing certain applicants to complete certain education or training requirements through a digital learning program under certain circumstances; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2023 through 2025, to allocate 75% of any increase in total...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB948IntroVeterans Affairs – Office of Communications and Public Affairs – Veterans Advocacy and Education Act
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2021-02-16
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB789IntroRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to stream live video or teleconference audio or other audio of the open meetings of the Commission; requiring the Commission to maintain on its website a complete and unedited archived recording o...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB100EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain annual report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in an annual financial and operation...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB224EngrossRequiring the Department of Information Technology to conduct a certain review of certain information technology platforms used by certain health occupations boards and make certain recommendations on the feasibility and cost of developing a certain ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB684IntroEstablishing a licensing and regulatory system for the practice of certified midwifery under the State Board of Nursing; altering the duties of the Board to require the Board to set standards for the practice of certified midwifery and keep a certain...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB711IntroEstablishing the Growing Family Child Care Opportunities Pilot Program in the Department of Education; authorizing the Department to provide grants to local jurisdictions or child care licensing regions to increase the supply and ensure the sustainab...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB668IntroRequiring certain county boards of education to consider the pursuit of certain certificates, certifications, or apprenticeships as the equivalent of pursuing postsecondary education; authorizing a student or student's parent or guardian to release c...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB990IntroRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB747IntroAltering the membership of the State Board of Elections; requiring certain members of the State Board to have expertise or experience in certain areas; providing for a nonvoting, ex officio member of the State Board; altering the duties of the State ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB733IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB921IntroRequiring digital tools developed or purchased by a county board of education to include specifications for access by students with disabilities, including nonvisual access; requiring a county board to provide a student with disabilities access to di...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB873IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology, in coordination with the Maryland Cybersecurity Council, to develop criteria for the certification of certain cybersecurity training programs for use by State and local government employees required...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1129IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology, in coordination with the Maryland Cybersecurity Council, to develop criteria for the certification of certain cybersecurity training programs for use by State and local government employees required...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1323IntroRequiring a State unit to purchase a product or service that is or contains an algorithmic decision system that adheres to responsible artificial intelligence standards; specifying content included in responsible artificial intelligence standards as ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB828IntroAuthorizing pharmacists to dispense a 30-day supply, but no more than a 60-day sypply, of preexposure prophylaxis for HIV prevention to a patient without a prescription under certain circumstances; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB831IntroAltering certain provisions of law to require the State Board of Elections to make all open meeting materials publicly available on its website before a certain meeting; altering the method by which a political party is determined for the purpose of ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB770IntroProviding for the target per pupil foundation amount in fiscal year 2022; requiring each county board of education to use not less than 7% of the target per pupil foundation amount to provide certain technology resources to students; authorizing a lo...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB924IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology to issue a request for proposals for or make a certain determination on the implementation and ongoing maintenance of cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure to be used by each unit of State gover...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB943IntroIncreasing, beginning in fiscal year 2023, certain appropriations to the Center for Maryland Advanced Ventures at the University of Maryland; requiring the University of Maryland Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Development (UMCEED) to develo...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
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