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MDHB1236IntroRequiring certain employers to have a certificate of pay equity compliance issued by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry; requiring a custodian of public records to deny the inspection of the part of a public record that contains certain data rela...
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2019-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB60EngrossRenaming the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Maryland Department of Labor; renaming the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Secretary of Labor; providing that the Maryland Department of Labor is the succes...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB524EngrossAuthorizing certain employees to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and certain amounts under certain circumstances; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude c...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB588IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to develop a mobile application to target employers in industries in which industry skills align with the skills developed through membership in a certain student organization; requiring co...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB839EngrossProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking...
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed (29-15)
MDSB959EngrossEstablishing that certain contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by certain subcontractors if the employee notified the general contractor, in writing, within 90 days after the viola...
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB280EnrollSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods and for certain employers except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the s...
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2019-03-21
Passed Enrolled
MDHB166EnrollSpecifying the State minimum wage rate that is in effect for certain time periods and for certain employers except under certain circumstances; authorizing the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the minimum wage rate if the s...
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2019-03-20
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1167EngrossEstablishing the Apprenticeship Career Training Pilot Program for Formerly Incarcerated Individuals; establishing the purpose and method for administering the Program; requiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to administer the Pro...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB66EngrossProhibiting a train or light engine used in the movement of freight in the same rail corridor as a high-speed passenger or commuter train from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; provid...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB994EngrossProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant except under certain circumstances, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1284EngrossProhibiting certain insurers, based on the status of an applicant or individual status as an organ donor, from taking certain action relating to certain insurance policies; prohibiting certain insurers from prohibiting an applicant or individual from...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB705EngrossProhibiting certain insurers, based solely on the status of an applicant or individual status as an organ donor, from taking certain actions relating to certain insurance policies; prohibiting certain insurers from prohibiting an applicant or individ...
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2019-03-16
Hearing 3/21 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB794IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a certain employer from taking certain discriminatory actions against or otherwise penalizing a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver or,...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB1044IntroEstablishing the Motor Vehicle Repair and Career Certification Program for Ex-Offenders in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning to provide apprenticeships to ex-offenders in motor vehicle repair and service; requiring the Departme...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB24IntroRequiring a prospective bidder or offeror when submitting a bid or offer for a public work contract to submit to the public body a certain contractor safety and health plan and a certain attestation; requiring a contractor safety and health plan to i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1128IntroRequiring that the information that the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation requires to be included in unemployment insurance contribution and employment reports shall include, for each employee, occupation and job title, number of hours wo...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1226IntroRequiring each local workforce development board to recruit employers to provide youth apprenticeships, registered apprenticeships, and job opportunities for certain students and graduates; requiring each local workforce development board to match hi...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB972IntroAuthorizing a court, on a certain finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a certain ...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1040IntroAltering the conditions under which an individual who works in a certain administrative, executive, or professional capacity qualifies for an exemption from overtime pay; requiring that an individual be compensated on a salary basis at $900 or more p...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB219IntroEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB493IntroRequiring that the information that the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation requires to be included in unemployment insurance contribution and employment reports shall include, for each employee, occupation and job title, number of hours wo...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB976IntroAuthorizing a county to establish a minimum wage rate for employees working in the county; altering the minimum wage that an employer is required to pay employees; and altering the minimum wage an employer is authorized to pay employees under 20 year...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1109IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, to develop a notice of the Health Crisis Hotline; requiring an employer to keep the notice posted conspicuously at each place of employment; aut...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB300EnrollAuthorizing certain employees to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and certain amounts under certain circumstances; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude c...
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2019-03-08
Returned Passed
MDSB328EngrossProviding that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as being...
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2019-03-05
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB503IntroEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB912IntroProhibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB949IntroEstablishing the Grant Program for Workforce Skills Assessment in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing that the purpose of the Program is to provide financial assistance to an employer for the administration of assessments th...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB984IntroExpanding the definition of "strategic industry partnership" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing the Maryland EARN Program to include employers from a target industry and representatives of labor organizations associated with the targ...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB492IntroEstablishing the Career and Technology Education Grant Program; authorizing, rather than requiring, the Governor to appropriate at least $3,000,000 in the annual budget for Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships; requiring the Department of Labo...
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2019-02-28
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
MDHB509IntroExempting, under certain circumstances, employers with respect to service advisors who primarily sell or service automobiles, farm equipment, trailers, or trucks from the requirement that certain employers pay overtime wages.
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2019-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB157IntroExempting, under certain circumstances, employers with respect to service advisors who primarily sell or service automobiles, farm equipment, trailers, or trucks from the requirement that certain employers pay overtime wages.
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2019-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB38EngrossProviding that certain noncompete and conflict of interest provisions that restrict the ability of an employee to enter into employment with a new employer or to become self-employed in the same or similar business or trade are null and void as being...
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2019-02-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1333IntroEstablishing that certain contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by certain subcontractors if the employee notified the general contractor, in writing, within 90 days after the viola...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB126IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2019-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1300IntroIncreasing, from 106 to 120 days, the period during which an employer is not required to allow an employee to use earned sick and safe leave; altering the circumstances under which an employer is required to reinstate certain unused sick and safe lea...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1250IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to develop a mobile application to target employers in industries in which industry skills align with the skills developed through membership in a certain student organization; requiring co...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1125IntroRequiring each local school system to report to the State Department of Education on or before March 1 each year the number of high school students accepted into postsecondary career and technology education programs during the previous calendar year...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB500IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program; providing for the manner in which the Program is to be administered; providing for the powers and duties of the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation under the Program; requiring, b...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB738IntroRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking certain actions against an applicant for employment under certain circum...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB794IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB558IntroRequiring each local workforce development board to recruit employers to provide youth apprenticeships, registered apprenticeships, and job opportunities for certain students and graduates; requiring each local workforce development board to match hi...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB648IntroProviding for the exemption of certain money and assets under certain retirement plans from certain claims; prohibiting the transfer or assumption of certain retirement annuity contracts between certain insurers except under certain circumstances; re...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB790IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry or a court to require a certain employer to pay a civil penalty equal to 10% of the amount of damages owned by the employer for violations of the Equal Pay for Equal Work Law; authorizing the Commissio...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB629IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; specifying that low wages, high turnover rates, and the inexperience of many employees at certain locatio...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB634IntroRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking certain actions against an applicant for employment under certain circum...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB686IntroProhibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB863IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment or an employee to disclose the applicant's or employee's use of marijuana or cannabis and from taking certain other action; providing that certain provisions of the Act do not p...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB864IntroProhibiting a party to a contract from rescinding a contract between the party and a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver; prohibiting an employer from discriminating against a qualifyi...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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