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MDSB127PassProhibiting an institution of higher education from using certain third-party admissions application information about the criminal background of the applicant to deny admission; altering a certain process in using certain information about an applic...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
MDSB78PassRequiring the Maryland Emergency Medical Services Systems to collect certain data on the administration of ketamine to individuals by emergency medical services providers; requiring the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems to rep...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 493
MDHB316PassExempting certain defendants placed in private home detention as a condition of pretrial release from the requirement to pay a monitoring fee if the defendant qualifies as an indigent individual or if a home detention monitoring device is provided by...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 597
MDHB445PassAltering the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that do not involve serious injury or an immediate health risk; altering the categories of offenses for wh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 370
MDSB364PassProhibiting the use or enforcement of a nondisparagement clause in a settlement agreement or other release of liability between the parties in a claim of misconduct in the performance of duties against a law enforcement officer of an institution of h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 740
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
MDHB831PassEstablishing the Maryland Food System Resiliency Council; providing that the goals of the Council are to address the food insecurity crisis in the State due to the pandemic, develop recommendations to increase the long-term resiliency of the food sys...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 724
MDHB784PassRequiring a builder of new housing units including single-family detached homes and townhomes or a builder's agent to provide each buyer or prospective buyer with the option to include on or in a garage, carport, or driveway an electric vehicle charg...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 629
MDSB671PassAltering the circumstances under which a police officer is required to charge by citation for certain misdemeanor or local ordinance violations that do not involve serious injury or an immediate health risk; altering the categories of offenses for wh...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 371
MDSB714PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide notice to certain entities in the event of a certain service outage lasting more than 30 minutes and affecting more than 600,000 user minutes; altering responsibilities and standa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 379
MDSB752PassAltering the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments; and authorizing the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board or the Baltim...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 366
MDSB723PassEstablishing the Maryland Food System Resiliency Council; providing that the goals of the Council are to address the food insecurity crisis in the State due to the pandemic, develop recommendations to increase the long-term resiliency of the food sys...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 725
MDHB1072PassAuthorizing the Charles County Board of County Commissioners to establish a community service program and a pretrial release program in Charles County; providing that a court may order a person to participate in the community service program; providi...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 374
MDHB989PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide certain notice to a certain public safety answering point, the Maryland Joint Operations Center, and the Maryland 9-1-1 Board in the event of a 9-1-1-accessible service outage las...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 378
MDSB750PassAuthorizing the Charles County Board of County Commissioners to establish a community service program and a pretrial release program in Charles County; providing that a court may order a person to participate in the community service program; providi...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 375
MDHB1248PassRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to report by March 1, 2022, and each March 1 thereafter, certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services regarding police officer-involved use of force incidents ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 391
MDHB1186PassAltering certain dates by which the Office of the Attorney General is required to provide certain reports to the Governor and the General Assembly relating to firearm crimes, firearm injuries and fatalities, and crime firearms; authorizing the Office...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 651
MDSB901PassEstablishing the Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; establishing the purpose of the Fund; authorizing uses for the Fund; requiring certain loans to be for a fixed period; requiring the Maryland Emergency Management ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 644
MDSB800PassEstablishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 12 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677
MDSB780VetoRequiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide certain notice to the Legislative Policy Committee within 72 hours after the earlier of the execution of the contract or the expenditure of the funds when authorizing a certain emergency...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1003VetoRequiring the Governor or the head of a certain unit to provide written notice to the Legislative Policy Committee within 72 hours after the earlier of the execution of the contract or the expenditure of funds when authorizing an emergency procuremen...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB16VetoProhibiting the State or any local jurisdiction from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from entering into certain agreements to house immigration-related detaine...
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2021-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB43PassProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a person who is a victim, witness, or suspect in an open investigation that the officer is conducting, supervising, or assisting w...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDHB373PassAuthorizing the hiring of an emergent employee by a county board of education or nonpublic school for a period not to exceed 60 days pending a review of an individual's employment history for applicants who will have direct contact with minors; autho...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192
MDSB515PassRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; authorizing a student who is a registered s...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDHB801PassAdding Calvert County to the list of counties where an existing agricultural building used for agritourism is not considered a change of occupancy that requires a building permit under certain circumstances.
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 334
MDSB658PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
MDHB990PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDSB786PassProviding that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State, contingent on the passage of an amendment to the Charter of Baltimore City providing for the transfer and its rati...
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2021-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 133
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
MDSB118PassTransferring the Warrant Apprehension Unit of the Division of Parole and Probation in the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to the Intelligence and Investigative Division in the Department.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 127
MDSB156PassRequiring certain State and local law enforcement agencies to reimburse individuals who take possession of dogs formerly used in law enforcement work under certain circumstances for reasonable and necessary veterinary treatment; specifying that the r...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 90
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDSB857PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB88Engross

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Prohibiting a law enforcement agency from retaliating against, penalizing, or punishing a police officer because the police officer has sought or received mental health services.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB69Engross

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Establishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, certain Office positions, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring, by December 1 each year, each unit of the Legislative or Judicia...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB478Intro

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Stating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting the State or any local jurisdiction from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from approving zoning va...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB879Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to conduct a certain study on cybersecurity coordination and operations in the State and develop a comprehensive cybersecurity coordination and response structure and plan for the State based on the findin...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB71PassRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to require the use of body-worn cameras by July 1, 2023, for each law enforcement officer that regularly interacts with the public; requiring a certain body-worn camera to automatically record and save at le...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 60
MDSB178PassRequiring that an application for a certain no-knock search warrant be approved in writing by a police supervisor and the State's Attorney; requiring a certain no-knock search warrant to be executed between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., absent exigent ci...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 62
MDSB74Engross

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Altering a certain provision of law requiring each law enforcement agency to establish an early intervention policy to instead require a system to identify police officers who are at risk of engaging in the use of excessive force and to provide the o...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (134-0)
MDHB670PassRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; prohibiting a police officer from preventing a citizen from recording the officer's actions if the citizen is otherwise acting lawfully and safely; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repa...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 59
MDSB627Engross

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Repealing certain provisions of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing for the discipline of law enforcement officers; providing that provisions of the Act supersede and preempt any other law of the State, a county, or a municipal co...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (94-42)
MDSB23Engross

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Exempting certain defendants placed in private home detention as a condition of pretrial release from the requirement to pay a certain monitoring fee if the defendant qualifies as an indigent individual under certain circumstances or if a home detent...
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2021-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB190Engross

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Providing that a person may not be denied the right to purchase, possess, or carry a firearm solely on the basis that the person is authorized to use medical cannabis.
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2021-04-09
Motion Special Order until 04/10 (Delegate Kipke) Adopted
MDHB48Engross

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Repealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a student who is a registered sex...
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2021-04-09
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Shetty, R. Jones and Thiam)
MDHB1027Engross

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Providing that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State; providing that certain police officers have the authority conferred under a certain provision of law; establishing...
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2021-04-07
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1071Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Facilities, with the advice of the Secretary of Health, to update certain minimum mandatory standards for inmate food services to reflect certain practices and guidelines, by January 1, 2022, ...
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2021-04-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB322Intro

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Requiring the Secretary of Health to adopt certain health and wellness standards for certain health care facilities; providing that certain standards may exceed the standards set by federal law; establishing the Correctional Facilities Health and Wel...
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB100Engross

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Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to include in a certain annual report certain statistics related to the cost of living of inmates at certain facilities; and requiring the Division of Correction to include in an annual financial and operation...
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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