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MDSB107PassRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage for certain periods of time; requiring certain employers to pay certain covered employees a certain supplement benefit rate in a certain manner...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 672
MDSB83PassRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 615
MDHB56PassAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave; defining the term "bereavement leave" as leave an employee is allowed to use on the death of a member of the employee's immediate family; and defining the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 573
MDHB73PassEstablishing the Office of Telework Assistance in the Department of Commerce to establish best practices for telework policies; establishing the Business Telework Assistance Grant Program to assist businesses in implementing telework policies; requir...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 696
MDHB298PassRequiring the Secretary of the Environment to prepare a certain recommendation in connection with certain issues considered by the Public Service Commission; requiring the Secretary of Natural Resources to incorporate an evaluation of the impact of c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 614
MDSB307PassEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 699
MDSB384PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 776
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDSB473PassAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave; defining the term "bereavement leave" as leave an employee is allowed to use on the death of a member of the employee's immediate family; and defining the...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 574
MDHB652PassRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 775
MDHB685PassRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage for certain time periods; requiring certain employers to pay certain covered employees a certain supplement benefit rate in a certain manner be...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 671
MDHB1154PassProhibiting an employee from counting in the determination of a reduction in operations if the employee accepts an offer to transfer to any other site of employment within 30 days after being offered the transfer for purposes of certain provisions of...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 587
MDSB801PassProhibiting an employee from counting in the determination of a reduction in operations if the employee accepts an offer to transfer to any other site of employment within 30 days of the offer, for the purposes of certain provisions of law; altering ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 588
MDSB86PassIncreasing, from 120 to 240, the number of required days for a certain mandatory education program for correctional institutions in the Division of Correction.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 98
MDHB124IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to adopt regulations, by October 1, 2021, establishing an occupational safety and health standard protecting employees from exposure to aerosol transmissible diseases; requiring the Secretary of Labor,...
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2021-04-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB350IntroAltering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2021-04-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1326IntroRepealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-04-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB131EngrossRequiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council and consultants to the Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino.
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2021-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB894EngrossAuthorizing certain applicants to complete certain education or training requirements through a certain digital learning program; requiring the Department of Labor to provide to the chief elected official of a county demographic data and the addresse...
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2021-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB66IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB492EngrossProhibiting 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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2021-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB841IntroEstablishing an exemption from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law for an individual employed at an agricultural stand, a retail farm, or a farmers' market that primarily sells agricultural products that the employer has produced.
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB986IntroEstablishing that an employer may overcome the presumption of an employer-employee relationship under the Workplace Fraud Act and establish that a certain individual is acting as an independent contractor on a certain showing.
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2021-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1012IntroRequiring certain employers at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to reinstate certain laid-off employees under certain circumstances; requiring certain employers to provide certain laid-off employees with certain writte...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1321IntroProhibiting 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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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB148IntroProhibiting the carbon dioxide emissions rate for certain affected electric generating units from exceeding 180 pounds per million British thermal units; establishing the Fossil Fuel Community Transition Fund to provide grants to certain individuals ...
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB806IntroEstablishing that an employer may overcome the presumption of an employer-employee relationship under the Workplace Fraud Act and establish that a certain individual is acting as an independent contractor on a certain showing.
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB420IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB64IntroRequiring employers operating construction sites in the State to provide an adequate handwashing facility on the construction sites; requiring that the handwashing facilities include potable water, be in an accessible location, be adequate for the nu...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB577IntroRequiring the Secretary of Labor to adopt certain regulations, on or before October 1, 2021, relating to housing, accommodations, safety, health, rights, and welfare of H-2A and H-2B visa and migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB726IntroRequiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino.
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB947IntroClarifying that a certain provision of law governing a general contractor's liability for unpaid wages owed to employees of a subcontractor applies only to general contractors on a project for construction services under a contract entered into after...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB727IntroRepealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB728IntroRequiring employers with 10 or more employees, or whose rate of work-related injury and illness exceeds the average incidence rate of all industries in the State to develop and implement a health and safety committee to promote health and safety in t...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB848IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB903IntroEstablishing the Traditional Trade Apprenticeship Fund in the Maryland Department of Labor as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Secretary of Labor to administer the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912IntroProhibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law; prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against certain employees under certain circumstances; ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB923IntroRequiring employers with 10 or more employees, or whose rate of work-related injury and illness exceeds the average incidence rate of all industries in the State to develop and implement a health and safety committee to promote health and safety in t...
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB909IntroProviding that the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act does not apply to employees of a county board of education who are called to work on an as-needed basis, can reject or accept the shift offered by the county board of education, and are not gua...
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1045IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring an employee to undergo a certain medical procedure unless the procedure would have a substantial effect on the employee's capacity or fitness to perform the job properly; and prohibiting an employer from taking ...
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1171IntroProhibiting an employer from terminating an employee solely on the basis of the employee's refusal to receive a vaccination against COVID-19; specifying that an employee waives the right to file a civil action against the employer if the employee ref...
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB375IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2022, cer...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB710IntroRequiring each governing body, or the governing body's designee, of a county or municipality to establish a certain telework program and adopt a certain telework policy and telework guidelines; requiring the State Court Administrator and the Presiden...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB653IntroRepealing the exemption from the application of the Healthy Working Families Act for certain construction industry employees who are covered by a certain collective bargaining agreement.
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2021-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB594IntroAltering the circumstances under which an employer is authorized to require an employee who uses certain sick and safe leave to provide verification that the leave was used appropriately; and authorizing certain employers to deny a certain request to...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB486IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB502IntroEstablishing an exemption from the Maryland Wage and Hour Law for an individual employed at an agricultural stand, a retail farm, or a farmers' market that primarily sells agricultural products that the employer has produced.
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB191IntroProhibiting an employer from developing or implementing an application or hiring process that uses a higher education degree as a certain limitation except in certain circumstances; prohibiting an employer from using an applicant's lack of a higher e...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB211IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2022, cer...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB165IntroProviding that the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act does not apply to employees of a county board of education who are called to work on an as-needed basis, can reject or accept the shift offered by the county board of education, and are not gua...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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