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MDHB212VetoAuthorizing a court as a condition of sentencing to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain crimes relating to cruelty against animals from owning, possessing, or residing with an animal for a specified period of time.
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB460VetoAltering a certain definition to provide that a Montgomery County fire and explosive investigator is an individual who is assigned full time to the Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, rather than t...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB838VetoProviding that, unless good cause is shown, a petition for writ of error coram nobis may not be filed more than 3 years after the petitioner knew or should have known that the petitioner faces a significant collateral consequence from the conviction ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB891VetoProviding that, unless good cause is shown, a petition for writ of error coram nobis may not be filed more than 3 years after the petitioner knew or should have known that the petitioner faces a significant collateral consequence from the conviction ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB110PassAuthorizing the St. Mary's County Sheriff to establish a pretrial release program and a prerelease program; authorizing a certain inmate to leave a certain detention center for certain purposes; repealing a provision authorizing the Sheriff and the B...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 741
MDHB202PassAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 702
MDHB373PassRepealing provisions relating to a home detention program in Cecil County; authorizing the Sheriff of Cecil County to establish home detention, pretrial release, work release, and prerelease programs; requiring the Sheriff to adopt regulations necess...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 608
MDHB382PassRepealing certain statutory language to clarify that a person who has been charged with any civil offense or infraction, except a juvenile offense, may file a petition for expungement of certain records under certain circumstances.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 686
MDSB361PassAuthorizing a court after a certain finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder to order the Maryland Department of Health as soon as possible after the defendant's admission, but not later than 48 hours, to evaluat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 703
MDSB423PassClarifying the group of persons who may file a certain petition for postconviction DNA testing or a database or log search; authorizing a court to order a certain remedy under certain circumstances for certain classes of persons filing for postconvic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 602
MDHB447PassEstablishing the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to provide grants to eligible counties to establish or improve pretrial services programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
MDSB1037PassAltering a certain definition to provide that a Montgomery County fire and explosive investigator is an individual who is assigned full time to the Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, rather than t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 747
MDHB1448PassAllowing the District Court or a circuit court to authorize the clerk of the court to approve an individual installment plan agreement for the payment of certain fines for traffic offenses under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain defendant ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 792
MDHB1597PassRequiring certain Executive Branch Departments to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by October 1, 2018, regarding how many applications for occupational licenses and certificates were received during the preceding 5 years, how many of t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 796
MDSB170PassExpanding the list of charges to which a certain prohibition against violating a certain condition of pretrial or posttrial release is applicable.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
MDHB247PassEstablishing a Victim Services Unit in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; transferring existing functions and operations of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the sexual assault forensic examinations program to the Unit;...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 422
MDSB270PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 363
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDHB388PassExpanding the list of charges to which a certain prohibition against violating a certain condition of pretrial or posttrial release is applicable.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427
MDSB767PassMaking victims of certain crimes involving the operation of a vessel or motor vehicle eligible for payment of a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 459
MDHB1124PassRequiring the Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee to develop recommendations regarding the creation and operation of a statewide sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking system that is accessible to victims of sex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 429
MDHB1451PassMaking victims of certain crimes involving the operation of a vessel or motor vehicle eligible for payment of a claim through the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 458
MDSB101PassProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibilit...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143
MDSB1038PassAuthorizing a court as a condition of sentencing to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain crimes relating to cruelty against animals from owning, possessing, or residing with an animal for a specified period of time.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 238
MDHB1646PassRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant co...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB107EngrossRepealing the requirement for the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to report certain information to certain committees of the General Assembly regarding interrogation rooms; requiring the Office to place on its website in an easily a...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (119-0)
MDHB314EngrossAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; requiring a law enforcement agency authorized to use a cell site simulator to take certain act...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (41-3)
MDHB395EngrossClarifying the group of persons who may file a certain petition for postconviction DNA testing or a database or log search; requiring a court to order a new trial or vacate a conviction under certain circumstances for certain classes of persons filin...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDSB431IntroAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; requiring a law enforcement agency authorized to use a cell site simulator to take certain act...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB461EngrossAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim or victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification; providing that, for the purpose o...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-3)
MDSB581IntroAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certificatio...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB963EngrossEstablishing a Victim Services Unit in the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; transferring existing functions and operations of the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board and the sexual assault forensic examinations program to the Unit;...
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2018-04-09
Senators Hough, Lee, and Kelley
MDSB1036EngrossRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain written notice on a defendant, the defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, both verbally and in a written ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Zirkin, Ready, and Muse
MDHB1082EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commiss...
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2018-04-09
Senators Brochin, Hough, and Lee
MDHB1057EngrossAltering a provision of law to authorize, rather than require, a court to hold a hearing on a petition for expungement if the State's Attorney files a timely objection to the petition; authorizing a court to deny a petition for expungement without a ...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
MDHB1125EngrossEstablishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analy...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB1156EngrossEstablishing the Pretrial Services Program Grant Fund to provide grants to eligible counties to establish pretrial services programs; requiring the Executive Director of the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer the Fund; re...
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2018-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB791EngrossProviding that it is lawful under certain provisions of law for an employee or agent of a financial institution that accepts deposits in the State to intercept and record a certain oral communication under certain circumstances; providing that a cert...
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2018-03-29
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-0)
MDSB723IntroRequiring a certain grant made to a certain erroneously convicted individual by the Board of Public Works to include the amounts of certain fines, fees, costs, and restitution; requiring the Board to make a certain grant to a certain individual under...
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB1066IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to order a child to undergo blood lead level testing if the child's parent or guardian consents; requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to direct the Department of Juvenile Services...
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB579IntroAuthorizing the State to petition to delay the dismissal of criminal charges against a defendant found incompetent to stand trial in order to protect a victim or potential victim who is a minor.
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1225EngrossAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined; requiring certain compensation made by the Board...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1268IntroRequiring a sexual offender management team to report a violation of a condition of lifetime sexual offender supervision to the office of a certain State's Attorney; requiring a certain judge to conduct a certain hearing; authorizing a certain judge ...
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2018-03-19
Referred Senate Rules
MDHB1583IntroRequiring a certain grant made to a certain erroneously convicted individual by the Board of Public Works to include the amounts of certain fines, fees, costs, and restitution; requiring the Board to make a certain grant to a certain individual under...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1169EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to appoint criminal investigators, subject to the approval of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City; authorizing the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to designate a chief investigator and ...
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2018-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB180IntroAltering a definition of "disseminate" to exclude providing information to victims of crime or their representatives; altering the purposes of certain provisions of law relating to the Criminal Justice Information System; and requiring the Department...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB250IntroProviding for the concurrent jurisdiction of the District Court and a circuit court in a criminal case in which the person is charged with certain subsequent alcohol- or drug-related driving offenses.
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB479IntroRequiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to order a child to undergo blood lead level testing if the child's parent or guardian consents; requiring, instead of authorizing, the juvenile court to direct the Department of Juvenile Services...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB484IntroRepealing a certain requirement that a certain defendant pay a certain fee to a certain private home detention monitoring agency; and providing that a defendant who is subject to pretrial release may not be required to pay for certain services provid...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB565IntroRequiring a court to order the removal of a mistreated animal on the conviction of a certain owner or custodian of the animal of an act of animal cruelty; establishing that the ownership of an animal that is ordered to be removed from an owner or a c...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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