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MDSB284EngrossDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs; defining "service dog" as one that is individually trained ...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB465EngrossRequiring 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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2021-02-25
Third Reading Passed (98-40)
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
MDHB1360IntroIncreasing the cap on the fee established by the Secretary of State for an original notarial act from $4 to $25; and authorizing a notary public or person acting for a notary public to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial ac...
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2021-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations 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
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
MDSB722IntroEstablishing the Department of Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation to assist units of State government in identifying and evaluating qualified minority business enterprises to help achieve the objective for greater use of minority busine...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB839IntroRequiring the Maryland Historical Trust, on or before July 1, 2021, to extinguish or terminate a certain easement the Trust holds in the parcel of land known as the Warfield Complex located in Carroll County; and requiring the Trust to complete certa...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
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
MDSB244EngrossAltering the Maryland Funding Accountability and Transparency Act to require the Department of Information Technology to include in a searchable website payments made by units of State government that receive funds that are not appropriated in the an...
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2021-02-19
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB353EngrossRequiring a person who charges a fee for certain veterans benefits services or veterans benefits appeals services to provide a written disclosure statement to and obtain written acknowledgment of the disclosure statement from certain individuals unde...
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2021-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB656IntroEstablishing the CAM for Veterans Grant Program to provide grants to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, or stress for financial assistance to obtain certain medical treatments; requiring the Maryland Veterans...
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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
MDHB130EngrossEstablishing the Commission on LGBTQ Affairs in the Governor's Office of Community Initiatives; providing for the appointment, qualifications, terms, and removal of Commission members; requiring the Commission to elect annually a chair and vice chair...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB6EngrossAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; increasing the membership of the Board of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation from 15 to...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB380IntroEstablishing the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for General Services as an independent unit of the State; establishing the Inspector General in the Office; providing for the eligibility, professional qualifications, appointment, term, and r...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB361IntroEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for public-private partnerships with a total value that exceeds $500,000,000 presolicitation reports of cer...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHJ3IntroUrging the Governor to create a certain commission with appropriate funding and authority for the purpose of establishing a Maryland Women Veterans Memorial that honors the service of women veterans of the State.
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB564IntroMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; altering the duties and membership of the Procurement Improvement Council; repealing provisions of law relating to the Counci...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB598IntroProviding that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain ov...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDSB689IntroExpanding the duties of the Special Secretary for the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to include establishing a mentorship program, conducting a feasibility study for creating a technical assistance program to provide support to...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1278IntroRequiring the Department of Legislative Services to contract with a consultant to study and make recommendations regarding the capacity and accountability of the State Department of Education to carry out certain responsibilities and duties; requirin...
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB251EngrossAltering the Maryland Funding Accountability and Transparency Act to require the Department of Information Technology to include in a searchable website payments made by units of State government that receive funds that are not appropriated in the an...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB133EngrossLimiting the authorization for the Governor, with the approval of the Board of Public Works, to reduce a certain appropriation by not more than 25% of the total appropriation for any eight-digit program in the State operating budget in any fiscal yea...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDHB1101IntroEstablishing the Maryland People's Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the State Treasurer to administer the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; providing for the investment of money in and expenditures from the Fund; and requiring t...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1076IntroRequiring the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to review certain information on a certain basis; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to enter into data-sharing agreements with the Division of Vital Records and the Maryla...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1277IntroEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders, and other employees are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; ...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB946IntroEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances commemorating the 400th year of Maryland's founding in 2034; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the exte...
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2021-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB303IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB8IntroRepealing the State song.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB341IntroRepealing the State song.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDSB87IntroRepealing the State song; requiring the Maryland State Arts Council to develop a plan for and conduct a certain State song competition, including the acceptance of certain entries to the competition, and to carry out certain tasks relating to the com...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB321EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that changing facilities suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB393EngrossRenaming 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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2021-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB25IntroProviding that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB358IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day, Pongal being one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and many other countries.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB421IntroReplacing references to Columbus Day in certain provisions of law with references to Indigenous Peoples' Day; and establishing that Indigenous Peoples' Day is to be observed on October 12 or, if the United States Congress designates another day for ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB660IntroDefining 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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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB790IntroProviding that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain ov...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB775IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Regional Centers for Women Veterans to analyze the resources available to women veterans in the State; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regarding ways to address identified spe...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB835IntroProhibiting the Governor from renewing a state of emergency or catastrophic health emergency for more than 30 days without approval from the General Assembly by joint resolution or, under certain circumstances, by a majority vote of the Legislative P...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB871IntroMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; altering the duties and membership of the Procurement Improvement Council; repealing provisions of law relating to the Counci...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB644IntroProviding that the State Board of Education shall appoint the State Superintendent of Schools with the advice and consent of the Senate; specifying the term of the State Superintendent; requiring an individual who holds the office of the State Admini...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB874IntroEstablishing the CAM for Veterans Grant Program to provide grants to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety depression, or stress for financial assistance to obtain certain medical treatments; requiring the Maryland Veterans ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB667IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 14 as Dashain Day, which is a festival originating in parts of South Asia that celebrates and symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB920IntroExcluding the administration of certain personnel matters from the definition of "administrative function" as it relates to the Open Meetings Act.
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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