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MDSB319EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (108-28)
MDHB90EnrollRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB73EnrollEstablishing the Office of Telework Assistance in the Department of Commerce to establish best practices for telework policies; establishing the Business Telework Assistance Grant Program to assist businesses in implementing telework policies; requir...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB563EnrollRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB563EnrollSpecifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain h...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB701EnrollAuthorizing a county to borrow money and incur indebtedness through the issuance and sale of notes in anticipation of the receipt of the county's allocation of funds from a certain separate account of the Bay Restoration Fund; authorizing a county to...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB977EnrollRenaming the Public Safety Surcharge in Prince George's County imposed for certain residential construction to be the Public Safety and Behavioral Health Surcharge; and providing for an exemption to the public safety and behavioral health surcharge.
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB955EngrossAltering the definition of a "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include Cambridge Waterfront Development, Inc., in Dorchester County; providing that a certain notice requirement does not apply to certain actions against...
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2021-04-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB281EnrollRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or animal control to complete at least 6 hours of continuing ed...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB159EnrollRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training approved by the appropriate unit of a county or municipality within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or ...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB687EnrollRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to report to the General Assembly and the Governor by December 1, 2023, and every 5 years thereafter, on the efforts by the State, political subdivisions, and housing authorities to promot...
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2021-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDSB338EnrollRequiring an animal control facility operated by a county or municipality to waive the adoption fee for a dog or cat for a veteran who presents a valid driver's license or identification card that includes a notation of veteran status; authorizing an...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB768EnrollApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; altering the circumstances under which counties and municipal corporations may act as an aggregator; esta...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB878EnrollAuthorizing a county to borrow money and incur indebtedness through the issuance and sale of notes in anticipation of the receipt of the county's allocation of funds from a certain separate account of the Bay Restoration Fund; authorizing a county to...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB517EnrollExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for water efficiency projects, environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards, and resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB13EnrollProhibiting a unit of State, county, or municipal government from knowingly using public funds to influence the decisions of county or municipal employees to support or oppose an employee organization that represents or seeks to represent the employe...
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB378EngrossAltering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include the Maryland Association of Counties Pooled OPEB Trust Fund.
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2021-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB917IntroRequiring each unit of State government and certain local agencies to submit a certain report related to information technology and cybersecurity to the Department of Information Technology on or before September 1 each year; establishing the require...
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2021-03-29
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1098EngrossEstablishing that a State employee who uses a certain State-owned electric charging station to charge a personal electric vehicle may not be subject to reimbursement; requiring members of the General Assembly who use a State-owned electric vehicle ch...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB655EngrossRequiring an election of a county commissioner or members of certain county boards of education to represent a specific district to be decided by a plurality of the votes cast within that district; and applying certain provisions of the Act only to c...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB961IntroProhibiting a municipality, a county, or any other political subdivision from adopting or enforcing a local law prohibiting or regulating the sale of lemonade or other nonalcoholic beverages by individuals under the age of 18 from a stand on private ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB663EngrossDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly to codify a certain federal regulation concerning preemption of local regulation of amateur radio station antenna structures; requiring that an ordinance adopted by a county or municipality to regulate ama...
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB63IntroEstablishing the Marlow Heights Police Department; specifying the purpose, powers, and duties of the Police Department; specifying that the Police Department is not an agency of Prince George's County; specifying that certain persons associated with ...
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2021-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB451EngrossRequiring certain local jurisdictions to adopt provisions for the remote visual inspection of certain residential rental property under certain circumstances; requiring a certain local provision to be calculated to achieve a remote visual inspection ...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB103IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to set a date by which the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment must submit certain materials with regard to a certain proceeding for a certificate of public convenience and nec...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB793IntroAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter; and repealing a certain termination provision.
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2021-02-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB90IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to set a date by which the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of the Environment must submit certain materials with regard to a certain proceeding for a certificate of public convenience and nec...
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB696IntroAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for fiscal year 2022 and each fiscal year thereafter; and repealing a certain termination provision.
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2021-02-13
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1129IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology, in coordination with the Maryland Cybersecurity Council, to develop criteria for the certification of certain cybersecurity training programs for use by State and local government employees required...
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB873IntroRequiring the Department of Information Technology, in coordination with the Maryland Cybersecurity Council, to develop criteria for the certification of certain cybersecurity training programs for use by State and local government employees required...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1123IntroSpecifying the amount of funding required to be included in the State budget for local health services for certain fiscal years; altering the purposes for which local health department funding may be used to include protective equipment for certain h...
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2021-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1206IntroRequiring a local health officer, within 24 hours after receiving an anonymous tip alleging that a business is in violation of a COVID-19-related order, to provide notice to the business; requiring the local health officer to provide the business wit...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1340IntroRepealing the authority of the Secretary of Transportation's designee to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors to attend certain meetings on behalf of the Secretary; excluding certain increases to transit services from...
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2021-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1226IntroRequiring the county commissioners or county council to approve a certain referendum request if a valid petition to incorporate a certain area as a municipality is presented by not less than 40% of the registered voters who are residents of the area ...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1011IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality to enact and enforce local laws regulating the sale and distribution of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices, subject to certain exceptions.
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2021-02-09
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB710IntroRequiring each governing body, or the governing body's designee, of a county or municipality to establish a certain telework program and adopt a certain telework policy and telework guidelines; requiring the State Court Administrator and the Presiden...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB381IntroRequiring a certain animal shelter to conform certain protocols with certain provisions of law; providing that certain provisions do not apply to an animal experiencing irremediable physical suffering; requiring an animal shelter to take reasonable s...
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2021-02-04
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB336IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB454IntroAltering a State policy to make a payment under a procurement contract or after receipt of a proper invoice in 15 days rather than the current policy of 30 days; requiring each county and municipality to adopt a certain policy; reducing the number of...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB469IntroRequiring the State, for certain construction projects and major renovation projects proposed after December 31, 2021, to require that the project be designed, engineered, and constructed in a manner that allows the roof to withstand the weight of so...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB458IntroRequiring an applicant to make a certain certification on an application for a certain local projects grant under Program Open Space; requiring each local governing body to submit to the Department of Natural Resources a policy of best practices of e...
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2021-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB410IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality to enact and enforce local laws regulating the sale and distribution of cigarettes, other tobacco products, and electronic smoking devices, subject to certain exceptions.
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2021-01-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB305IntroAltering the meaning of "newspaper" or "newspaper in general circulation" when referring to the publication of a certain legal advertisement or legal notice to include certain publications that are offered in a print format or through a dedicated web...
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2020-12-29
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB330IntroRequiring the State, for certain construction projects and major renovation projects proposed after December 31, 2021, to require that the project be designed, engineered, and constructed in a manner that allows the roof to withstand the weight of so...
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2020-12-29
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB230IntroReducing, from 90 to 30, the number of days that political subdivisions have to respond to a request by the Maryland Port Administration to acquire property in the political subdivision before approval is deemed given; limiting the number of years to...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB79IntroAltering the meaning of "newspaper" or "newspaper in general circulation" when referring to the publication of a certain legal advertisement or legal notice to include certain publications that are offered in a print format or through a dedicated web...
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2020-12-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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