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MDSB33PassProhibiting a licensed home inspector from making certain certifications relating to pests as part of a residential rental inspection in Baltimore City unless the home inspector is certified as a pest control consultant, pest control applicator, or p...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 746
MDHB22PassProhibiting certain departments that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based solely on an applicant's criminal history if a period of 7 years or more has passed since the applicant's ...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
MDHB34PassRequiring a clerk to account for and pay into the General Fund of the State the entire fee received for a trader's license issued in a county or municipal corporation that selects a uniform license fee; exempting from the fee a visually handicapped a...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 569
MDHB123PassAltering the definition of "team" as it relates to real estate brokerage services to mean two or more licensed associate real estate brokers or licensed real estate salespersons or any combination thereof who work together on a regular basis to provi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 582
MDSB331PassRequiring a certain clerk to account for and pay into the General Fund of the State the entire fee received for a trader's license issued in a county or municipal corporation that selects a uniform license fee; exempting from the fee a visually handi...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 570
MDSB712PassProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 685
MDHB671PassProhibiting a person from providing household goods moving services using a certain commercial motor vehicle in the State unless the person is registered as a household goods mover under the Act; requiring a person to submit to the Department of Labo...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 684
MDSB440VetoContinuing the State Board of Cosmetologists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2024, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Boar...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB438VetoContinuing the licensing and regulation of security systems technicians in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regul...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB807VetoRequiring certain continuing education courses required by the State Real Estate Commission to include the principles of real estate brokerage relationships and disclosures; prohibiting licensees of the commission from disclosing confidential informa...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1099VetoContinuing the State Athletic Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Commissi...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB953VetoContinuing the State Board of Barbers in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2024, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Board; and ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1116PassEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to promote gender diversity in corporate management and boardrooms; requiring a certain entity submitting an annual report to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include information rela...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 513
MDHB1169PassRequiring certain licensees to post a certain sign in a certain location; altering the minimum age, from 18 to 21, for an individual to purchase or be sold tobacco products; exempting certain individuals from a certain minimum age requirement for an ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
MDSB911PassEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to promote gender diversity in corporate management and boardrooms; requiring a certain entity submitting an annual report to the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include information rela...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 514
MDSB310PassProhibiting a certain person from selling an unpackaged cigarette; authorizing an enforcement officer of the Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation Program in the Baltimore City Health Department to enforce the Act in a certain manner; requiring an enf...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDSB852PassAltering the definition of "military spouse" to include the surviving spouse of a service member who dies at any time before an application for a license; altering the definition of "veteran" to include former service members who have been discharged...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDSB513PassRepealing a provision of law that requires a certified public accountant firm to hold a permit issued by the State Board of Public Accountancy if the firm performs certain attest services for a client with a home office in this State; and authorizing...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 330
MDHB1021PassIncreasing from one to three the number of students authorized to work under the supervision of a master barber.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDHB1228PassRequiring certain continuing education courses required by the State Real Estate Commission to include the principles of real estate brokerage relationships and disclosures; prohibiting licensees of the commission from disclosing confidential informa...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 381
MDHB1081PassRepealing a provision of law that requires a certified public accountant firm to hold a permit issued by the State Board of Public Accountancy if the firm performs certain attest services for a client with a home office in this State; and authorizing...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 329
MDSB69PassEstablishing the Appraisal Management Company (AMC) Annual Federal Registry Fee Fund to hold the AMC fees collected from each registered appraisal management company; providing for the administration of the Fund; providing that the Fund is a special,...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 89
MDSB20PassRepealing an exception to the requirement that an appraisal management company provide certain appraisers with a certain notice and an opportunity to respond before the appraisal management company may remove an appraiser from a certain appraiser pan...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 86
MDHB60PassRenaming the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Maryland Department of Labor; renaming the Secretary of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to be the Secretary of Labor; providing that the Maryland Department of Labor is the succes...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDSB347PassContinuing the State Athletic Commission in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Commissi...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 198
MDSB439PassContinuing the State Board of Barbers in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2024, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Board; and ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 200
MDHB951PassContinuing the licensing and regulation of security systems technicians in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2031, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regul...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 199
MDHB952PassContinuing the State Board of Cosmetologists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2024, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Boar...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 201
MDSB255EngrossAuthorizing certain museums to claim title to certain property in the possession of the museum; requiring a museum, before taking title to certain property, to provide notice by certified mail; authorizing a museum, under certain circumstances, to pr...
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2019-04-08
Senators Hester, Washington, and Lee
MDHB507EngrossAuthorizing a dealer in Baltimore County or Harford County to sell, barter, deliver, give away, show, or offer for sale a motorcycle or certificate of title for a motorcycle on Sunday.
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2019-04-08
House Requests Senate Recede
MDHB1302IntroAuthorizing certain museums to claim title to property that is on permanent loan or that was loaned for a specified term that has expired by giving notice that the museum is terminating the loan of the property; authorizing a museum to take possessio...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB974IntroProhibiting certain departments or local licensing authorities that issue occupational licenses or certificates from denying an application for a license or certificate based on the applicant's criminal history if a period of 5 years has passed since...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB485IntroDefining the term "mortgage lender" to mean a person who is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; altering the definition of the term "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that the ...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB593EngrossDefining the term "mortgage lender" to mean a person that is duly licensed under certain provisions of the Financial Institutions Article; clarifying the definition of the term "consumer claim"; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that t...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1185IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to adopt certain regulations to set standards for labeling and child resistant packaging for electronic nicotine delivery systems and vaping liquid; requiring an electronic nicotine delivery systems manufacturer to e...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1052PassEstablishing the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission; expressing the legislative intent that the Field Enforcement Division (FED) in the Office of the Comptroller be transferred to the Commission by July 1, 2020; establishing certain powers and duties for...
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2019-03-28
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 12
MDHB1429IntroRequiring the Association of Maryland Pilots to assign a certain licensed pilot to provide pilotage for a vessel if a certain other licensed pilot refuses to engage the services of a certain tugboat company; requiring, within 48 hours after three lic...
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2019-03-27
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1278IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Individual Tax Preparers to adopt regulations to establish reciprocity standards for an applicant who is registered as an individual tax preparer in another state.
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2019-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB905IntroEstablishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license to be awarded to qualifying electricians; altering the name and membership of the State Board of Master Electricians to be the State Board of Electricians; requiring the State Board to...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB792IntroAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; authorizing the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to ...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1254EngrossRequiring, on and after January 1, 2024, a certain governmental unit to designate at least one individual licensed by the State Board for Professional Land Surveyors to be in responsible charge of certain land surveying and property line surveying ac...
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2019-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1064IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing that certain provisions of law do not apply to certain individuals; providing for the composition of the Board and the appoint...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1102IntroRequiring the Maryland Home Improvement Commission to suspend the license of a certain licensee if the licensee is found liable for failing to pay a subcontractor, subject to certain hearing provisions; requiring the license of a certain licensee to ...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB895EngrossRequiring certain licensees to post a certain sign in a certain location; altering the minimum age, from 18 to 21, for an individual to purchase or be sold tobacco products; authorizing the Maryland Department of Health to conduct certain inspections...
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2019-03-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB601IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Individual Tax Preparers to adopt regulations to establish reciprocity standards for an applicant who is registered as an individual tax preparer in another state.
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB713IntroEstablishing procedures and requirements for the permitting, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; authorizing a wireless provider to install and maintain certain facilities in certain rights-of-...
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2019-03-18
Referred to interim study by Finance
MDSB937IntroEstablishing procedures and requirements for the deployment, installation, and regulation of certain wireless telecommunications facilities in the State; prohibiting an authority from entering into an exclusive agreement for the use of certain rights...
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2019-03-18
Referred to interim study by Finance
MDSB1026IntroAltering the definitions of "junkyard" and "scrap metal processing facility" as those definitions apply to the regulation of those facilities near certain highways in the State; authorizing only scrap metal processing facilities and junkyards, as def...
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2019-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB453IntroAltering the information about a certain measurement of certain gasoline that must be stated on a sign on the premises of a retail service station dealer to require that the highest price, or the cash price and the credit price, be stated in a clear ...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB840IntroEstablishing the State Board of On-Site Wastewater Professionals in the Department of the Environment; specifying the purpose and composition of the Board; specifying the term of a Board member; requiring the Governor to appoint Board members with th...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
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