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MDHB176PassAltering certain fees charged by a sheriff for service of process of certain papers.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 542
MDHB208PassIncreasing from $15 to $30 the State per diem for jury service under certain circumstances.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 545
MDSB775PassIncreasing from $15 to $30 the State per diem for jury service under certain circumstances.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 546
MDHB868PassRequiring the judges of the Circuit Court for Howard County to sit as the Orphans' Court for Howard County; repealing a requirement that the qualified voters of Howard County elect three Orphans' Court judges for the county; and exempting Howard Coun...
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2022-05-29
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 539
MDSB586PassRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to notify the Baltimore Police Department, within 24 hours of a release, if a defendant is released prior to trial; establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court si...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDHB785PassEstablishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, an a...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 522
MDSB17PassRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop and update as appropriate a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or dom...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 351
MDSB97PassAltering certain provisions and procedures relating to the clerks of the circuit courts, including the execution of certain bonds and the issuance of certain licenses.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
MDHB205PassAltering certain provisions and procedures relating to the clerks of the circuit courts, including the execution of certain bonds and the issuance of certain licenses.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
MDHB1448PassEstablishing that the District Court has concurrent civil jurisdiction with a governing body of a county or the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore over a proceeding for adjudication of a violation of certain ordinances.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 381
MDSB232PassIncreasing from $124,500 to $146,500, the maximum annual salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a register of wills.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 427
MDSB74PassIncreasing to $146,500 the maximum salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a clerk of a circuit court.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 189
MDHB519PassIncreasing to $146,500 the maximum salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a clerk of a circuit court.
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 188
MDHB650Engross

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Specifying that 25% of the net recovery by the debtor on a claim for workers' compensation is subject to execution on a judgment for a child support arrearage.
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB518Engross

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Increasing from $124,500 to $146,500, the maximum annual salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a register of wills.
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2022-04-11
Second Reading Passed
MDHB561Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges and magistrates presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence; requiring ...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1010Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a circuit court for a county sitting as the juvenile court to order a child to enter a State-licensed substance abuse treatment program under certain circumstances; and requiring the Department of Juvenile Services to provide substance abus...
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2022-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB30Engross

Sine Die
Providing that an individual who has been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding 1 year and is currently serving the sentence imposed for the conviction, including a term of parole or probation, or a crime involving or relating to ...
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB894Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Commission on Judicial Disabilities to provide information on a judge's criminal activity to applicable law enforcement and prosecuting officials, including a grand jury if the information is requested by subpoena.
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2022-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSJ4Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the compensation of the members of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the circuit courts, and the District Court of Maryland.
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2022-03-13
Assigned a resolution number - Joint Resolution 3
MDHJ3Intro

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Establishing the compensation of the members of the Maryland Court of Appeals, the Maryland Court of Special Appeals, the circuit courts, and the District Court of Maryland.
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2022-03-11
Assigned a resolution number - Joint Resolution 2
MDHB1430Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to establish a special court docket in each of the circuit courts to exclusively hear and decide cases alleging a violation of certain provisions of law relating to weapons and to assign necessary per...
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB951Intro

Sine Die
Creating the office of cross-jurisdictional probate judge in each judicial circuit; and authorizing a cross-jurisdictional probate judge to adjudicate matters within the jurisdiction of the orphans' court on the request of an interested person.
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB24Intro

Sine Die
Changing the method for appointing the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals by requiring the Governor to obtain the advice and consent of the Senate on the appointment.
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2022-02-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1199Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Workgroup to Study the Impact of Court-Mandated Fines and Fees, particularly as it relates to low-income residents and develop a plan and legislative recommendation for eliminating or reducing court-mandated fines and fees; and requi...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1177Intro

Sine Die
Altering a provision of law authorizing a licensed psychologist to testify as an expert witness on certain issues in a court or administrative hearing to also include a certified social worker-clinical licensed under the "Maryland Social Workers Prac...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB897Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the court to investigate a certain defendant's ability to pay court fines; altering an authorization for a court to order an individual committed to a correctional facility for nonpayment of court fees; and authorizing the court to authoriz...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB647Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each court in the State to provide remote audio-visual access to all public court proceedings, unless a proceeding is deemed closed, confidential, or restricted by federal or State law; and authorizing a presiding judge to prohibit a certai...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB607Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a jury judge for a county to order a court reporter to take and transcribe testimony given before a grand jury for the county.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB717Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the Director of the Health Care Alternative Dispute Resolution Office to rule on dispositive issues of law under certain circumstances.
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB693Intro

Sine Die
Increasing certain surcharges on certain fees, charges, and costs in certain civil cases in the circuit courts and the District Court; requiring that certain surcharges collected be deposited into the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund and dire...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB602Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, an a...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB469Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each court in the State to provide remote audio-visual access to all public court proceedings, unless a proceeding is deemed closed, confidential, or restricted by federal or State law; and authorizing a presiding judge to prohibit a certai...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB457Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Workgroup to Study Trial in Absence to study and make recommendations regarding the implementation of trial in absence for certain nonserious misdemeanors and traffic-related offenses.
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB306Intro

Sine Die
Requiring circuit court judges to be elected on a nonpartisan basis in a general election; and prohibiting a candidate for circuit court judge from appearing on the ballot in a primary election or being nominated by a political party or by petition.
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB298Intro

Sine Die
Increasing, from not more than $8 to not more than $73, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential pro...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB223Intro

Sine Die
Increasing, from not more than $8 to not more than $73, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential pro...
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2022-01-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB271Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the clerk of the court to include the name of the judge or magistrate who presided over a hearing or took judicial action as part of case information in the case management system of the court; requiring a clerk of the District Court to inc...
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2022-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB134Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a landlord from increasing a tenant's rent because a judgment was entered against the tenant in a failure to pay rent action; requiring the District Court to seal all court records within 60 days after the final resolution of a failure to...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB69Intro

Sine Die
Altering and adding provisions of law governing the members of the Standing Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Court of Appeals, including provisions relating to removal of members from the committee, representation, compensation, an...
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB74Intro

Sine Die
Altering certain circumstances under which an individual may be disqualified from jury service; providing that a person who has been convicted of a crime punishable by imprisonment exceeding one year and is currently serving the sentence imposed for ...
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2022-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
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