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MDHB167PassEstablishing the Commission to Establish a Maryland Women Veterans Memorial to study establishing a memorial dedicated to Maryland women veterans; and requiring the Commission to submit a preliminary report on its findings and recommendations to the ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
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
MDSB269PassRepealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for specified public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDHB1048PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent agency; requiring the Governor, for each fiscal year, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 for the Commission; etc.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDSB953PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 to the Commission.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 452
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
MDSB754PassEstablishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 241
MDHB1205PassRequiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to, on or before a certain date, assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack, develop a cybersecurity plan if appropr...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDSB5PassRequiring 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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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDHB227PassEstablishing Juneteenth National Independence Day as a State legal holiday and State employee holiday.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 64
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
MDSB365PassAltering the membership of the Maryland Veterans Commission by adding a representative of the Reserve Organization of America.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDHB479PassRequiring 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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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
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
MDHB375Enroll

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Repealing exemptions from the Open Meetings Act for certain independent and regional development units; establishing enhanced requirements under the Open Meetings Act for certain public bodies; and providing that a project site visit or educational f...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB662Enroll

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Altering the membership and staffing of the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the Governor to appoint the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy; and requiring the Governor, in fiscal year 2023 and each fiscal year thereaft...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB683Engross

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Establishing the Renewable Energy for Nonprofit Organizations Loan Program in the Maryland Energy Administration to provide financial assistance in the form of zero-interest loans to nonprofit organizations for the purchase and installation of qualif...
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2022-04-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB811Engross

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Requiring a public or private water or sewer system that serves 10,000 or more users and receives financial assistance from the State to assess its vulnerability to a cyber attack; authorizing the Maryland Water Quality Financing Administration to pr...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (115-15)
MDHB1254Enroll

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Increasing the number of members of the Maryland State Board of Contract Appeals from 3 to 6; clarifying that the number of Appeals Board members required for an appeal is 3 members; requiring the Appeals Board to employ at least three law clerks who...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1346Enroll

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Establishing 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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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1202Enroll

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Establishing the Cyber Preparedness Unit in the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing certain responsibilities of the Unit; requiring local governments to report certain cybersecurity incidents in a certain manner and under certai...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB928Engross

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Requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2024 and 2025, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $500,000 to the Department of Planning to be used as a grant to the Maryland Humanities Council for the Strengthening Humanities Investme...
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2022-04-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB90PassEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 46
MDHB424Enroll

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Providing for the annual salaries of the Comptroller, the Treasurer, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of State.
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB663Enroll

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Increasing 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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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB708PassProviding that there is a Compliance Officer within the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health; authorizing the Inspector General to investigate behavior in the Department that threatens public safety or demonstrates neg...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 43
MDHB772Enroll

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB260Enroll

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Establishing the Department of General Services Broker Rebate Fee Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; and requiring the Secretary of General Services to distribute certain broker rebate fees to the Fund.
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB536Enroll

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Requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to adopt regulations that may be applied when a national or public health emergency that affects the State is issued by the President of the United States or the Secretary of Health and is based on a seri...
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB237Enroll

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Altering the membership of the Maryland Veterans Commission by adding a representative of the Reserve Organization of America.
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2022-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB287Enroll

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Requiring the Secretary of Health to be professionally qualified through certain experience or education in at least one health-related field, health or law policy, health care facilities administration, health economics or financial management, gove...
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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDSB317Enroll

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Increasing 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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2022-03-31
Returned Passed
MDHB773Engross

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Establishing the Department of General Services Broker Rebate Fee Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; and requiring the Secretary of General Services to distribute certain broker rebate fees to the Fund.
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2022-03-31
Motion Special Order until 4/6 (Senator Smith) Adopted
MDSB169Engross

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Altering the date by which the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy must submit a certain annual report and repealing the requirement that the report be submitted to the Secretary of Disabilities; altering the membership of the Advisory Stakeholder ...
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2022-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB755Engross

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Establishing a Federal Infrastructure Investment and Coordination Unit in the Governor's Grants Office for the purpose of tracking federal infrastructure grants and assisting State agencies in the award of the grants under the federal Infrastructure ...
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2022-03-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB255Engross

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Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB612Engross

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Altering the responsibilities of the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing to include maintaining an estimate of the number of deaf and hard of hearing individuals in the State and requiring the Office to include the estimate in its annual report; a...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB484Engross

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 5 as Dashain Day, a festival originating in Nepal that celebrates and symbolizes victory of good over evil.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1107Engross

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Establishing a licensing and regulatory system for sign language interpreters under the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Office of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing; establishing the Sign Language Interpreters Fund to be used exclusively t...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSJ5Intro

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Establishing the salaries to be paid the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, as directed by Article II, Section 21A of the Maryland Constitution, for the 4-year term of office beginning January 18, 2023.
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2022-03-16
Assigned a resolution number - Joint Resolution 5
MDHB235Intro

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Excluding the administration of certain personnel matters from the definition of "administrative function" as it relates to the Open Meetings Act.
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB308Intro

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Requiring the Comptroller to maintain an online payment processing portal on its website to track payments made to payees; requiring the payment processing portal to have certain capabilities; requiring the unit of State government responsible for ma...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB904Intro

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Requiring certain State-related institutions to submit annually a certain financial disclosure report and a certain supplemental report for public institutions of postsecondary education to certain entities under certain circumstances; requiring a St...
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2022-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHJ4Intro

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Establishing the salaries to be paid the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, as directed by Article II, Section 21A of the Maryland Constitution, for the 4-year term of office beginning January 18, 2023.
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2022-03-11
Assigned a resolution number - Joint Resolution 4
MDSB898Intro

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Requiring a financial institution to establish a process to classify a loan issued to a participant in the Domestic Violence Survivor Resilience Loan Program as a domestic violence survivor resilience loan; establishing the Domestic Violence Survivor...
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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB281Intro

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Requiring the Comptroller to maintain an online payment processing portal on its website to track payments made to payees; requiring the payment processing portal to have certain capabilities; requiring the unit of State government responsible for ma...
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2022-03-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB494Engross

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Altering the application of certain testing, certification, and enforcement requirements for certain efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to review certain efficiency standards on or before January 1, 2023; prohibiting t...
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2022-03-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1425Intro

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Establishing a Federal Infrastructure Investment and Coordination Unit in the Governor's Grants Office for the purpose of tracking federal infrastructure grants and assisting State agencies in the award of the grants under the federal Infrastructure ...
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2022-03-04
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1484Intro

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Requiring, as part of the Maryland Strategic Energy Investment Program, that a clean energy grant awarded with the Program for solar electric photovoltaic property installed at an individual's primary residence is to be for at least $5,000; and requi...
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2022-03-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB915Intro

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Requiring the Governor, each fiscal year, to include a $1,000,000 appropriation in the annual budget bill to the Maryland Center for History and Culture to assist the Center in preserving its collection, maintaining a historical museum, and providing...
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2022-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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