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MDHB213PassAltering the definition of a "health information exchange" as used in provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records; and providing that regulations governing the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or re...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 718
MDSB293PassAuthorizing a title insurer to conduct a required annual review of a title insurance producer in person, remotely by using mail, overnight delivery, or electronic means, or by a combination of in-person and remote methods.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 701
MDSB317PassIncreasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
MDHB663PassIncreasing the maximum fees from $4 to $25 for an original notarial act and, subject to certain regulations, to $50 for performance of a notarial act using communication technology; repealing a certain prohibition on performing a notarial act using c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
MDHB637PassAuthorizing a title insurer to conduct a required annual review of a title insurance producer in person, remotely by using mail, overnight delivery, or electronic means, or by a combination of in-person and remote methods.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 700
MDHB866PassRegulating the use of genetic data by direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies, including by requiring a direct-to-consumer genetic testing company to provide consumers with clear and complete information regarding the company's policies and proc...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 501
MDHB995PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a process for granting presumptive eligibility for a subsidy under the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the Department to award a subsidy to an individual who submits certain proof; pr...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 525
MDSB920PassRequiring the State Department of Education to establish a certain process for granting presumptive eligibility for a subsidy under the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the Department to award a certain subsidy to an individual who submits c...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 526
MDHB685PassAltering the calculation of certain funding for certain regional resource centers and each county public library system for certain fiscal years; and requiring, beginning January 1, 2024, each public library to offer at least one type of service alon...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 496
MDSB163VetoAltering the procedures for the canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of th...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB362VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools, unde...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB496VetoEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide temporary benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1163VetoRequiring a teacher preparation program to include certain training related to teaching in a virtual learning environment as a component of instruction; providing that a county board of education may authorize a county superintendent of schools to pr...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1346VetoEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology (DoIT); establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council to study aspects of the State's cybersecurity vulnerabilities and procurement potentia...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB246PassAltering from 1 year to 3 years the period of time a public body is required to retain a certain notice and a certain written statement under the Open Meetings Act; and requiring a public body, to the extent practicable, to post a certain written clo...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 345
MDHB664PassRequiring a child care program to provide to parents or guardians of a child under the age of 3 years information about the Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program and contact information for the local agency responsible for administering the Program; ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 469
MDSB607PassRequiring the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) to provide technical assistance to the Community Health Resources Commission in implementing provisions of law governing Health Equity Resource Communities; altering the da...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 377
MDHB906PassRequiring the Chesapeake Regional Information System for our Patients (CRISP) to provide technical assistance to the Community Health Resources Commission in implementing provisions of law governing Health Equity Resource Communities; altering the da...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 376
MDHB1073PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDSB824PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission to coordinate the accessibility of electronic advance care planning documents in the State; requiring certain health care facilities, managed care organizations, and carriers to take certain actions relat...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDSB812PassEstablishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology; establishing the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring certain IT units to certify compliance with certain cybersecurity standards; requi...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 242
MDHB24PassAltering certain criteria for the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program, including increasing the number of years a recipient may hold an award, and expanding the qualifying positions for a scholarship recipient to fulfill a work obligatio...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 209
MDSB4PassAltering certain criteria for the Cybersecurity Public Service Scholarship Program, including increasing the number of years a recipient may hold an award, expanding the qualifying positions for a scholarship recipient to fulfill a work obligation, a...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 208
MDSB36PassAuthorizing a person to execute an electronic will or remotely witnessed will without a notary public if the supervising attorney creates a certified will that contains a certain form attached or annexed to the will; prohibiting a supervising attorne...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 177
MDSB185PassRequiring that hearings held by the Maryland Insurance Commissioner be considered open to the public if a member of the public can observe the hearing virtually through an electronic media platform; authorizing the Commissioner to direct that a heari...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 230
MDSB207PassEstablishing certain cybersecurity standards applicable to insurance carriers, including health maintenance organizations and third-party administrators; requiring a carrier to take certain actions related to cybersecurity, including developing, impl...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 231
MDSB241PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline;...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDHB293PassEstablishing the 9-8-8 Trust Fund to provide reimbursement for costs associated with designating and maintaining 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline; requiring the Maryland Depart...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDSB325PassAltering the definitions of "covered information", "operator", "persistent unique identifier", and "targeted advertising" to provide increased protections for certain student data; establishing the Student Data Privacy Council; and requiring the Coun...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
MDHB576PassAuthorizing a person to execute an electronic will or remotely witnessed will without a notary public if the supervising attorney creates a certified will that contains a certain form attached or annexed to the will; prohibiting a supervising attorne...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 176
MDHB769PassAltering the definitions of "covered information", "operator", "persistent unique identifier", and "targeted advertising" to provide increased protections for certain student data; establishing the Student Data Privacy Council; and requiring the Coun...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 164
MDSB617PassRequiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including the development, purchase, and provision of certain digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 215
MDSB171PassAuthorizing the Department of the Environment to hold certain public meetings and hearings regarding certain licensing, permitting, and regulatory responsibilities using teleconference or Internet-based conferencing technology under certain circumsta...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 93
MDSB183PassAltering the information technology proposals about which a unit of State government is required to advise the Secretary of Information Technology to include those involving the sale, lease, exchange, or other disposition of communications sites, com...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 115
MDHB279PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 72
MDHB914PassAltering the conditions for the award of certain multiyear contracts approved by resolution of the Commissioners of Calvert County.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 104
MDSB654PassAltering the name of the Outreach and Advocacy Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs to be the Communications, Outreach, and Advocacy Program; requiring the Program, in collaboration with the Maryland Higher Education Commission, to actively ...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 73
MDHB437Engross

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Prohibiting a person from making a false statement, report, or complaint to a public safety answering point with intent to deceive and to cause an investigation or other action to be taken; and providing that a person who violates the Act is guilty o...
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2022-04-11
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB753Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with the Cybersecurity Association of Maryland, Inc., on or before July 1 each year, beginning in 2023, to identify certification trends in information technology and cybersecurity s...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (128-3)
MDHB547Engross

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Requiring a local school system to provide equivalent access to digital tools for students with disabilities, including developing, purchasing, and providing digital tools that are directly connected to student instruction; requiring a local school s...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB11Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on Online Consumer Personal Information Privacy to review current practices of business entities relating to the collection, use, storage, disclosure, analysis, deletion, and modification of online personal information of c...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB460Engross

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Establishing that the Health Education Unit in the Office of the Attorney General is the State's office of consumer assistance under a certain federal law; establishing the Consumer Health Access Program for Mental Health and Addiction Care to assist...
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2022-04-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB782Engross

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Establishing the Workgroup on the Post-COVID-19 Crisis Economic Transition to make recommendations regarding how the State may adjust its economic development and other strategies in the context of changes resulting from crises in certain sectors; an...
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2022-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1258Intro

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Establishing the Broadening Options and Opportunities for Students Today Program to provide certain students with scholarships for students who are eligible for the free and reduced price lunch program to attend a nonpublic school; establishing the M...
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2022-04-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1424Intro

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Establishing the Workgroup on the Post-COVID-19 Crisis Economic Transition to make recommendations regarding how the State may adjust its economic development and other strategies in the context of changes resulting from crises in certain sectors; an...
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2022-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1280Engross

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Authorizing a student who is enrolled at a public high school to satisfy a graduation requirement to earn credits in mathematics by completing a credit in a certain college preparatory computer science or computer programming course if enrolled in th...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1384Engross

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Establishing the Industry 4.0 Technology Grant Program in the Department of Commerce to provide grants to small and medium-sized manufacturing enterprises to assist those manufacturers with implementing new Industry 4.0 technology or related infrastr...
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2022-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB836Engross

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Requiring the Department of Information Technology, by July 1, 2023, to develop a plan for the implementation of a Device as a Service model and ongoing maintenance of cloud-based virtual desktop infrastructure to be used by each unit of State gover...
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2022-03-31
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB758Intro

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Requiring the posting of lesson plans and instructional materials used at public schools on the public school's website; and establishing requirements for the development, production, and inspection of certain instructional materials referenced in ce...
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2022-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1147Engross

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Requiring a person conducting a meeting of a cooperative housing corporation, condominium, or homeowners association by telephone conference, video conference, or similar electronic means to provide a participant a reasonable opportunity to participa...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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