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MDSB496PassAltering certain administrative and enforcement provisions for business licenses issued in the State; altering certain licensing provisions for certain businesses in the State, including construction, garages, peddlers, junk dealers and scrap metal p...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 315
MDHB1340PassAltering the membership and appointment of the board of directors of a district corporation in Montgomery County; altering the procedures by which certain persons may apply to establish a district corporation or expand the geographic area of a distri...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 283
MDSB250PassReducing the number of days from 45 to 37 following receipt of an invoice after which interest begins to accrue on certain unpaid procurement contract amounts; requiring the Department of Legislative Services and the Department of Information Technol...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 157
MDHB325PassReducing the number of days from 45 to 37 following receipt of an invoice after which interest begins to accrue on certain unpaid procurement contract amounts; requiring the Department of Legislative Services to submit a certain report to the General...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 158
MDSB641PassAltering the boundaries for the county commissioner districts in Carroll County.
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 102
MDHB331Enroll

Sine Die
Requiring that an ordinance adopted by a county or municipality to regulate amateur radio station antenna structures may not preclude amateur radio communications, must accommodate amateur radio communications, and must constitute the minimum practic...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1083Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a certain county or municipality to convert its street lighting service to a customer-owned street lighting tariff, acquire certain street lighting equipment by purchase or condemnation, enter into an agreement to purchase electricity, an...
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2022-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1061Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a county or a municipality to establish a certain fund for the purpose of providing support for the repair of infrastructure in a community subject to a condominium association or a homeowners association; and requiring that certain prope...
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2022-04-06
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB397Enroll

Sine Die
Adjusting the voting thresholds necessary for the Montgomery County Council or the Montgomery County District Council to take certain actions related to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission.
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2022-04-01
Returned Passed
MDSB993Engross

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include Delmarva Community Services, Inc. and the Maryland Association of Counties Pooled OPEB Trust Fund.
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2022-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB873Engross

Sine Die
Altering the salary of the Washington County Sheriff; and repealing the requirement for the Washington County Commission to study and issue a report that contains recommendations relating to the salaries of the Sheriff of Washington County.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB156Engross

Sine Die
Authorizing a local government to establish procedures for a qualifying farmer or partner organization to apply to designate an area as an urban agricultural incentive zone; authorizing a local government to designate an urban agricultural incentive ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB936Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Blue Ribbon Community Solar Land Use Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the land use needs to meet the full generation capacity authorized under the Community Solar Energy Generating Systems Pilot Program; and req...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB59Engross

Sine Die
Establishing requirements for model lobbying registration requirements that are adopted by the State Ethics Commission for local governments; and requiring lobbying provisions adopted by local governments to require a certain entity to register with ...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB835Intro

Sine Die
Establishing certain requirements for approval of construction of a new retail service station on or after October 1, 2022, including a setback requirement and the construction of a certain number of electric charging stations; and requiring approvin...
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2022-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1485Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing employees of the Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining.
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2022-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1474Intro

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include Delmarva Community Services, Inc. and the Maryland Association of Counties Pooled OPEB Trust Fund.
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB705Intro

Sine Die
Repealing a certain exemption to the requirement to report certain measures and indicators in a certain annual report; requiring a county or municipal corporation to submit an annual report to the Department of Planning that contains certain informat...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB199Intro

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include the nonprofit corporation serving as the Economic Development Authority for the City of Cambridge and Dorchester County (Cambridge Waterfront Developm...
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2022-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB18Engross

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "local government" under the Local Government Tort Claims Act to include the nonprofit corporation serving as the economic development authority of the City of Cambridge and Dorchester County (the Cambridge Waterfront Devel...
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2022-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB999Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Blue Ribbon Community Solar Land Use Commission to study and make recommendations regarding the land use needs, the total number of megawatts of solar electricity needed, and the rate of rooftop solar panels compared to ground-mounte...
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2022-02-23
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB736Intro

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Altering the calculation of a certain grant to certain counties under certain circumstances; decreasing, from 2.25% to 1%, the minimum tax rate that a county is required to impose on an individual's Maryland taxable income; and applying the Act to al...
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2022-02-21
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB799Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the State and the political subdivisions in the State from requiring an applicant for employment or an employee to provide proof of vaccination against COVID-19 as a condition for employment.
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1328Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the governing body of a county or municipality to impose a fee on a person who holds a certain permit and transfers surface water or groundwater outside a watershed located wholly or partially within the county or municipality.
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1259Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the policy of the State to promote and encourage the creation of accessory dwelling units on land zoned for single-family residential use in order to meet the housing needs of the citizens of the State; requiring, on or before October 1,...
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2022-02-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1338Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a State or local elected official, governmental entity, or other person from requiring an individual to wear a certain face mask as a condition of entry into certain places or receiving certain goods, services, or education, except under ...
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1267Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a State or local elected official or governmental entity from requiring an individual to wear a face covering, subject to certain exceptions.
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB871Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the policy of the State to promote and encourage the creation of accessory dwelling units on land zoned for single-family residential use in order to meet the housing needs of the citizens of the State; requiring, on or before October 1,...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB939Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting the State Board of Elections, local boards of elections, and municipalities from mailing an absentee ballot to any voter who has not requested an absentee ballot.
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2022-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB552Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each county to prepare a climate crisis plan to address the effects of climate change in the county; requiring each county to submit its plan to the Department of the Environment for review and feedback on or before June 1, 2023; requiring ...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB639Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting certain businesses and units of State and local government from using the maiden name of the mother of a customer as a means of safeguarding access to a customer's account; making a violation of the Act by certain businesses an unfair, de...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB695Intro

Sine Die
Requiring each county to prepare a climate crisis plan to address the effects of climate change in the county; requiring each county to submit its plan to the Department of the Environment for review and feedback on or before June 1, 2023; requiring ...
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2022-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB376Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing a certain county or municipality to convert its street lighting service to a customer-owned street lighting tariff, acquire certain street lighting equipment by purchase or condemnation, enter into an agreement to purchase electricity, an...
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2022-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB345Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor to annually include $500,000 in the annual budget bill for the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office and the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for grants to nonprofit organizations to fund violence prevention ...
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2022-01-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB411Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Local Law Enforcement Coordination Council and the Council Executive Committee; establishing the membership, terms, appointments, meetings, chair, vice chair, and secretary of the Council; establishing the position of the Local Law E...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB397Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Local Law Enforcement Coordination Council and the Council Executive Committee; establishing the membership, terms, appointments, meetings, chair, vice chair, and secretary of the Council; establishing the position of the Local Law E...
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2022-01-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB106Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor to annually include $500,000 in the annual budget bill for the Baltimore City State's Attorney's Office and the Prince George's County State's Attorney's Office for grants to nonprofit organizations to fund violence prevention ...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB42Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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