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MDSB23EnrollAltering 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB83EnrollAuthorizing a unit of State government to deliver certain notices and communications to an individual by electronic means, instead of by first-class mail, if the individual has consented to receive such notices or communications; providing that deliv...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB7EnrollAltering the membership of the Maryland Green Building Council by removing the Secretary of Housing and Community Development, or the Secretary's designee, as a member and substituting the Secretary of Labor, or the Secretary's designee, as a member.
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB74EnrollEstablishing that the Marine Contractors Licensing Board is subject to the Maryland Program Evaluation Act; establishing that the Board is a unit in the Department of the Environment; authorizing the Board, by regulation, to establish certain license...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB148EnrollProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving the acquisition of certain real property with an appraised value of at least $500,000 unless the Board has provided the Legislative Policy Committee with certain information; prohibiting the Board ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB140EnrollRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct a certain audit or audits of the Baltimore Police Department; specifying that the scope and objectives of a certain audit or audits shall be determined by the Legislative Auditor; requiring the Ba...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB119IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB125EnrollProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving the acquisition of certain real property with an appraised value of at least $500,000 unless the Board has provided the Legislative Policy Committee with certain information; prohibiting the Board ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB315EnrollIncreasing certain penalties for bribery relating to a public employee; prohibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, f...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB402EnrollProviding that certain whistleblower protections for certain employees of the State apply to the employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority contingent on certain action by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB341EnrollAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB421EnrollRequiring certain State agencies to make publicly available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting or, under certain circumstances, as far in advance of the meeting as practicable; requiring certain State agencies ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB421EnrollReestablishing the Task Force on the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, which was originally established by Chapter 789 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 2018; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, and purpose of the T...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB407EnrollEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB646EnrollRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to charge a certain additional fee on the issuance of special registration plates for recipients of an individually earned, combat-related armed forces medal that results in a surplus of at least $10 for eac...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB609EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB735EnrollReestablishing the Task Force on the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority, which was originally established by Chapter 789 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 2018; providing for the composition, chair, staffing, and purpose of the T...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB561EnrollAltering the jurisdiction of the Department of General Services to include State-owned or State-leased buildings and grounds and extending to the surrounding area that encompasses 1,000 feet in any direction from the boundary of those buildings and ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB847EnrollEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB636EnrollAltering the effective date from October 1, 2020, to October 1, 2021, of Chapter 407 of the Acts of the General Assembly of 2019, which altered and established certain laws governing notaries public.
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB630EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Board of Public Works regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materials for use by ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB963IntroRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDHB1122EnrollExcluding public institutions of higher education from certain provisions of law governing protection of information by government agencies; requiring public institutions of higher education to review and designate certain systems as systems of recor...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1061EnrollRequiring certain entities that receive at least $2,000,000 of State capital funding in a prior fiscal year to submit, on or before October 1 each year, a report on deferred maintenance; requiring the report to include certain information and be subm...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1539EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materia...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1644IntroAltering the powers and duties of the Inspector General for Education; authorizing the Inspector General to conduct, supervise, and coordinate audits and investigations into fraud, waste, abuse, violations of civil rights, policies preventing child a...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB70EngrossIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the minimum number of calendar days that the Correctional Education Council must require certain inmates in correctional institutions to participate in a certain mandatory education program.
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB12EnrollAltering the eligibility for a certain veteran to reside at a home for veterans that is supervised by the Department of Veterans Affairs to include a veteran who has an honorable discharge from active service with a uniformed service of the United St...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB395EngrossSpecifying that funds in a certain renewable and clean energy programs account be used for the Maryland Healthy Soils Program; and requiring that $500,000 of the renewable and clean energy programs account be allocated to the Maryland Healthy Soils P...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB363EnrollProviding that the Maryland Technology Development Corporation is subject to the Open Meetings Act; requiring certain State agencies to make available on their websites open meeting agendas 48 hours in advance of each meeting or as far in advance as ...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB504EnrollEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource to provide information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Attorney G...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB621EnrollAltering the manner by which the Comptroller withholds from certain income tax distributions certain amounts that a local government owes to the Local Reserve Account for its share of certain income tax refunds and interest that are paid from the Acc...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1424EngrossEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for certain public-private partnerships presolicitation reports of certain contracts and a certain environm...
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2020-03-17
Third Reading Passed (97-37)
MDHB1220EngrossProhibiting a public-private partnership agreement for a project involving road, highway, or bridge assets from establishing or altering toll rates, a range of toll rates, a formula or algorithm to determine fluctuating toll rates, or any late paymen...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB202EngrossProhibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, for 1 calendar year from the date the secretary leaves State office, in a...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB943EngrossRequiring 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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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1147IntroRequiring that a single-occupancy public restroom be marked with certain gender-inclusive signage in certain places of public accommodation and certain public buildings; authorizing certain places of public accommodation to use certain gender-inclusi...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB71EngrossAltering the Maryland Funding Accountability and Transparency Act to require the Department of Budget and Management to include in a searchable website payments made by units of State government that receive funds that are not appropriated in the ann...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB299IntroProhibiting a State agency or its designee from acquiring residential real property for a public-private partnership project that includes the addition of toll lanes to I-495 or I-270.
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2020-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB340EngrossRequiring certain units of State government to comply with certain standards and guidelines to ensure that the security of all information systems and applications is managed through a certain framework; requiring certain units of State government to...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB405EngrossRequiring the State House Trust to ensure that the Thurgood Marshall Memorial statues on Lawyer's Mall are maintained in the same material condition in which they were on July 1, 2018; providing that the Thurgood Marshall Memorial statues on Lawyer's...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB460EngrossEstablishing the Office of the Environmental and Natural Resources Ombudsman; requiring the Ombudsman to have the ability to analyze environmental and natural resource-related data and communicate effectively with State agencies and the public; provi...
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2020-03-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB661EngrossEstablishing the Notary Public Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide funding to support the Secretary of State in the implementation, regulation, and enforcement of certain actions; requiring the Secreta...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1183EngrossCodifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1634EngrossRequiring that the State Superintendent of Schools be appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate; and prohibiting the appointment of an individual as State Superintendent if the individual is, or during the immediately preceding year was, a ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB90EngrossDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1002EngrossAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer; making conforming changes; and authorizing the publisher of the Annotated Code of Maryland to make certain changes in a...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1637IntroExtending the time for the submission of the interim report to September 1, 2021, and for the final report to December 1, 2022, of the Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission and extending the termination date for the Commission.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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