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MDHB179EngrossClarifying that the warden of Patuxent Institution is the appointing authority for correctional officers assigned to Patuxent Institution and staff attached to the office of the warden; etc.
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB397EngrossRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB465EngrossRequiring each nonpublic school in the State to hold fire drills in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the fire drills, and send copies of the records to the State Board of Education.
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB793EngrossRequiring certain appropriations for certain Baltimore City youth programs; establishing the Law Enforcement Cadet Apprenticeship Program to provide career opportunities in law enforcement; authorizing the Johns Hopkins University to establish a poli...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDHB1090EngrossDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; providing a subtraction modification, of up to $3,000, under the Maryland income tax for distributions from certain retirement pl...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB1364IntroRepealing the authority of a person that exists and functions for a legal business in Prince George's County to apply for the appointment of special police officers to protect business property; and prohibiting the renewal of a commission of a specia...
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2019-03-25
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB339EngrossRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed
MDSB417IntroRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to report certain information to the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center; altering the categories of ethnicity and race a law enforcement officer is required to report to the law enforcement agency that emp...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB846EngrossRepealing the requirement for a certain inmate to be placed on a program of methadone detoxification under certain circumstances; requiring State and local correctional facilities to conduct a certain assessment of each inmate within 24 hours of inca...
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB664IntroAuthorizing, in Allegany County, Carroll County, Frederick County, Garrett County, and Washington County, a certain law enforcement unit to sell, exchange, or transfer certain forfeited firearms to a federally licensed firearms dealer under certain c...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB947EngrossApplying the provisions of the Charles County Correctional Officers' Bill of Rights to Calvert County.
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2019-03-22
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1000IntroAltering the process by which a person who is denied a certain handgun permit or renewal of a permit or whose permit is revoked or limited by the Secretary of State Police or the Secretary's designee may appeal the decision; repealing provisions of l...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB284EngrossDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; providing a subtraction modification, of up to $3,000, under the Maryland income tax for distributions from certain retirement pl...
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2019-03-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB370EngrossAltering the definition of "police officer" in connection with provisions of law relating to the authority to make arrests to remove a member of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation Police Force; providing for the transfer of certain fu...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB552EngrossProviding that the failure of law enforcement to notify a certain individual that the individual is being recorded does not affect the admissibility of a certain recording.
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB586EngrossRequiring a company that leases solar photovoltaic systems to install a certain lockout tag containing a safety warning under certain circumstances; requiring a certain company to provide a certain customer with a certain lockout tag for a solar phot...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB775EngrossStating the intention of the General Assembly that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services implement certain reforms at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women; and stating the intention of the General Assembly that certain ...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1176EngrossProviding that employment by a business licensed as a certain cannabis dispensary, grower, or processor does not constitute involvement in the illegal distribution of a controlled dangerous substance for police officer certification or recertificatio...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB987IntroRequiring, if a certain new building includes the creation of 20 or more parking spaces, 5% of the parking spaces to contain certain electric vehicle charging infrastructure; requiring an electrical room of a new building to be designed to accommodat...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1382EngrossRequiring that, if a certain trial board hearing is open to the public, advance notice, an agenda, audio recordings, and the findings of fact shall be provided to the public under certain circumstances; requiring that a certain complainant, on a writ...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB217EngrossAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB865IntroDesignating certain individuals as Maryland Military Veterans; establishing that a Maryland Military Veteran is not entitled to certain benefits, rights, or privileges applicable to certain veterans; establishing that a Maryland Military Veteran desi...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB847EngrossAltering a certain requirement regarding the confidentiality of certain proceedings, testimony, and other evidence; prohibiting members and staff of the Commission to Restore Trust in Policing from being required to sign a confidentiality agreement t...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB645EngrossRequiring that the appropriate authority of a local pension system offer a special disability retirement allowance to certain members under certain circumstances; providing for the calculation of a special disability retirement allowance; exempting t...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 8:30 am]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1348EngrossEstablishing the Youth Crime Prevention and Diversion Parole Fund to provide grant assistance to local law enforcement agencies to police high-crime areas; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to a...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1346EngrossEstablishing the Student Peer Mediation Program Fund to provide grant assistance to schools and community-based organizations in Baltimore City to establish student peer mediation programs to reduce juvenile violence; requiring the Executive Director...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB210EngrossRequiring that, on or before February 1 each year, the Department of State Police submit a report on the acquisition of equipment by law enforcement agencies through federal surplus programs within the preceding calendar year to the Governor and the ...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB571EngrossAuthorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company or rescue squad and certain individuals who are denied payment of a certain disability or death benefit by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to appeal the decisio...
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2019-03-19
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB853EngrossAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB774EngrossExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; prohibiting a certain correctional unit from placing a minor in certain restrictive housing unless a certain managing official makes a certain finding; requir...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB569EngrossEstablishing the Rape Kit Testing Grant Fund to provide law enforcement agencies with funding to pay for testing of sexual assault evidence collection kits by forensic laboratories; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime C...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB860EngrossProhibiting certain persons from being subject to revocation of mandatory supervision, parole, or probation for the medical use of or possession of medical cannabis.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB821EngrossDefining the term "prerelease unit" as a separate structure in which certain services are provided and that has security features for an inmate who presents the least risk of violence, presents the least risk of escape, and has a record of satisfacto...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1037IntroRequiring that a certain uniform citizen complaint process require a complainant to be provided with a copy of the investigatory file relating to the complaint and copies of any prior complaints filed against a certain police officer.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB99EngrossAdding certain counties to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings used for agritourism from certain building performance standards; and exempting a building used for agritourism in certain counties from a building permit requirement ...
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2019-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB92EngrossAltering the manner in which an applicant for a handgun permit may pay a certain fee to allow for payment by credit card or a method of online payment approved by the Secretary of State Police.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB116EngrossRequiring local correctional facilities to conduct an assessment of the mental health and substance use status of each inmate using evidence-based screenings and assessments to determine whether opioid treatment or medication-assisted treatment for o...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB168EngrossAltering certain requirements for the reporting, collection, and analysis of information relating to hate crimes to require the Department of State Police to collect and analyze information about incidents apparently directed against an individual or...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB301EngrossAltering the meaning of "traffic stop" as it relates to certain policies and reporting requirements; requiring certain law enforcement agencies to report certain information to the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center; altering the categories of ethn...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB407EngrossAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB433EngrossAltering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the Un...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB518EngrossAdding Baltimore County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings engaged in agritourism from a permit requirement; providing for the number of people allowed to occupy a building engaged in agritourism in Baltimore County under cert...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB841IntroRequiring the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to establish the Auxiliary Volunteer School Safety Team Program to augment the safety of individuals working in or attending Baltimore City Public Schools; requiring the Board to establish a ...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB641EngrossProhibiting a person from engaging in sexual contact with an animal; defining "sexual contact with an animal"; providing that engaging in sexual contact with an animal constitutes a crime of violence; altering the definition of "Tier III sex offender...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB639EngrossAdding Anne Arundel County to the list of counties that exempt agricultural buildings used for agritourism from certain building performance standards; and exempting a building used for agritourism in Anne Arundel County from a certain permit require...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB786EngrossProviding that a person who is not a certain licensee may not complete the transfer of a certain rifle or shotgun as transferor or transferee, except under certain circumstances; requiring, before a certain transfer is conducted, the transferor and t...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB839EngrossEstablishing the Central Home Detention Unit of the Division of Parole and Probation; authorizing the Director of the Division of Parole and Probation to authorize certain employees of the Central Home Detention Unit to exercise certain powers, inclu...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1210EngrossEstablishing the Crisis Intervention Team Technical Assistance Center in the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to appoint certain coordinators to the Technical Assis...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1186EngrossRequiring each nonpublic school in the State to hold fire drills in accordance with the State Fire Prevention Code, keep records of the fire drills, and send copies of the records to the State Board of Education.
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1001EngrossExpanding the entities required to submit a certain report relating to restrictive housing; prohibiting a certain correctional unit from placing a minor in certain restrictive housing unless a certain managing official makes a certain finding; requir...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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