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MDSB420VetoRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, subject to a certain limitation, to release certain personal information of a minor who has a work permit to employers and apprenticeship sponsors, educational programs and institutions, and local wor...
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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)
MDSB926VetoRequiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council and consultants to the Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino; establishing the Apprenticeship 2030 Commission to examine and make recommendations to expand access t...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB527PassExempting applicants for employment as a paramedic or an emergency medical technician with St. Mary's County or employment with the St. Mary's County Emergency Communications Center from the prohibition on employers requiring or demanding that an ind...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 432
MDSB518PassEstablishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing matching grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; requiring the Governor to i...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 403
MDHB78PassProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a certain accommodation for the known disability of an applicant for employment; and establishing that an employer is not required to accommodate an applicant for employment's disability if the...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 325
MDSB205PassContinuing the Apprenticeship and Training Council in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2034, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of th...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 125
MDHB650Engross

Sine Die
Specifying that 25% of the net recovery by the debtor on a claim for workers' compensation is subject to execution on a judgment for a child support arrearage.
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDSB753Engross

Sine Die
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)
MDSB275PassEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requirin...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 48
MDHB821Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Career Pathways for Health Care Workers Program in the Maryland Department of Labor for the purpose of providing grants to eligible employers for training programs attended by health care workers; and requiring the Governor to includ...
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2022-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB851Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing certain law enforcement agencies to access, under certain circumstances, social media accounts of applicants; and prohibiting certain law enforcement agencies from keeping or reserving an applicant's user name, password, or other means of...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB719Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, subject to a certain limitation, to release certain personal information of a minor who is at least 16 years old and has a work permit to employers and apprenticeship sponsors, educational programs an...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1203Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a private-sector 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...
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1297Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting an employer from requiring an employee to undergo an elective medical procedure except under certain circumstances and from retaliating against an employee who declines to undergo an elective medical procedure.
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2022-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB431Intro

Sine Die
Requiring an employer who employs individuals in a food service facility or retail establishment to pay certain employees at a certain rate of pay for certain shifts of work, except under certain circumstances; and providing that certain employees em...
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2022-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB640Intro

Sine Die
Altering the exemption from the application of the Healthy Working Families Act for employees employed in the construction industry; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2022-02-21
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1376Intro

Sine Die
Requiring an employer to develop a process to allow an employee to obtain an exemption from a COVID-19 vaccination requirement; prohibiting an employer from terminating or forcing an employee to resign under certain circumstances; providing that cert...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1334Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Cybersecurity Workforce Accelerator Program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County to increase the cybersecurity workforce in the State, increase the investment of the State in cybersecurity workforce programs and educational...
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2022-02-15
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB72Intro

Sine Die
Altering certain provisions related to the payment of wages, including the application, penalty, and enforcement provisions of the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, the provision of information related to th...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB66Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting an employer from developing or implementing an application or hiring process that uses an applicant's or employee's lack of achievement of a certain level of education in employment decisions unless a minimum educational qualification is ...
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB258Intro

Sine Die
Establishing requirements of employers related to the provision of seating for employees by employers; and establishing certain enforcement mechanisms, including by creating a private right of action.
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB299Intro

Sine Die
Adding a general definition of "employer" to be used in interpreting provisions of law relating to employment standards and conditions.
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB721Intro

Sine Die
Increasing the State minimum wage rates in effect for certain periods of time; and repealing the authority of the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the State minimum wage rate.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB530Intro

Sine Die
Requiring an employer who employs individuals in a food service facility or retail establishment to pay certain employees at a certain rate of pay for certain shifts of work, except under certain circumstances; and providing that certain employees em...
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2022-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB698Intro

Sine Die
Increasing the State minimum wage rates in effect for certain periods of time; and repealing the authority of the Board of Public Works to temporarily suspend an increase to the State minimum wage rate.
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2022-02-03
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB8Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide certain benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund a...
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2022-01-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB78Intro

Sine Die
Altering certain provisions related to the payment of wages, including the application, penalty, and enforcement provisions of the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, the provision of information related to th...
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2022-01-24
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB224Intro

Sine Die
Adding a general definition of "employer" to be used in interpreting provisions of law relating to employment standards and conditions.
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2022-01-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB177Intro

Sine Die
Altering the workers' compensation benefits that the Director of the Uninsured Employers' Fund is required to pay to former employees of the Bethlehem Steel Corporation; and applying the Act retroactively.
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2022-01-08
To Senate Finance Committee
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