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MDSB49PassIncreasing from $2,400 to $5,000 the salary of the president and from $2,400 to $4,500 the salary of the other regular members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections; and providing that the Act does not apply to the salary or compensation of t...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 805
MDHB158PassIncreasing from $2,400 to $5,000 the salary of the President and from $2,400 to $4,500 the salary for regular members of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections; and providing that the Act does not apply to the salary or compensation of the incumb...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 804
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
MDSB407PassEstablishing the Complete Streets Program to provide matching grants to certified jurisdictions to promote healthy communities; providing for program funds to be provided by the Governor in the State budget; specifying the requirements for a local go...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 722
MDHB535PassEstablishing the Complete Streets Program to provide matching grants to certified jurisdictions to promote healthy communities; providing for program funds to be provided by the Governor in the State budget; specifying the requirements for a local go...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 721
MDSB480PassSpecifying that the State distribute certain funding directly to the South Baltimore Gateway Community Impact District Management Authority; and providing, under certain circumstances, that the State distribute directly to the Authority not less than...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 751
MDSB764PassAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for certain fiscal years; and extending a certain termination provision by 2 years.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 472
MDHB78PassRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to establish procedures that require a foreclosure purchaser to submit to the Foreclosed Property Registry any change to certain information within 21 days after the change is known to the ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 348
MDSB222PassRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to establish procedures that require a foreclosure purchaser to submit to the Foreclosed Property Registry any change to certain information within 21 business days after the change is know...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 349
MDHB432PassEstablishing the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund to support effective violence reduction strategies by providing competitive grants to local governments and nonprofit organizations to fund evidence-based health programs or ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 148
MDHB1400PassProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; authorizing an employee of a county board to part...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDHB1588PassProhibiting a local legislative body from granting an amendment to change a certain zoning classification on a certain parcel of land based on a certain finding if the primary reason for the proposed amendment is the existence of a certain energy gen...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 286
MDHB221PassRequiring each county or municipality, to the extent practicable, to expedite the process for the application and issuance of a permit related to or required for the construction of public or private school facilities.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDSB352PassAltering to December 31 the date by which Somerset County is required to submit a certain financial report with the Department of Legislative Services and report the results of a certain audit with the Legislative Auditor.
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 84
MDHB1624EngrossAltering the calculation of certain income tax disparity grants to counties and Baltimore City under certain circumstances and for certain fiscal years; and extending a certain termination provision by 2 years.
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
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
MDSB354EngrossAuthorizing a certain county that has established an effective agricultural land preservation program to establish and collect, by public local law, ordinance, or resolution, a certain agricultural land preservation fee in accordance with certain req...
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2018-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1408EngrossEstablishing the Historic Ellicott City Workgroup on Preservation and Flooding to study and design a process for determining instances in which the benefits provided to the historic preservation of the Ellicott City Historic District by adherence to ...
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2018-04-06
Second Reading Passed
MDHB971EngrossRequiring that the appropriate authority of a local pension system offer a special disability retirement allowance to certain members under certain circumstances; providing for the calculation of a special disability retirement allowance; exempting t...
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2018-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1651EngrossExpanding the criteria on which a sustainable community designation may be based to include whether the sustainable community plan addresses certain housing issues.
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2018-04-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1603EngrossRequiring the Justice Reinvestment Oversight Board to study and make recommendations on policy and practice changes and capital expenditures necessary to achieve standardization of data collection on race and ethnicity in the State; requiring the Boa...
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2018-04-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1390EngrossRequiring a development rights and responsibilities agreement to include a description of a certain enhanced public benefit; and defining "enhanced public benefit" as an improvement that benefits the public and exceeds the improvements a person would...
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2018-03-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1016EngrossProviding that participation by certain organizations in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program may not impede, undermine, or conflict with certain obligations or statuses; establishing the Task Force to Study Cooperative ...
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2018-03-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1188IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1591IntroProviding that a solar facility may be allowed only by special exception in certain zones of a local jurisdiction; establishing certain requirements for the application, siting, and operation of a solar facility in certain zones; establishing certain...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1120IntroRequiring a local jurisdiction to authorize, by local ordinance, resolution, law, or rule, certain agritourism activities; defining "agritourism activity" as an activity conducted on a farm that is offered to a member of the general public or to invi...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1490IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality to enact a law that establishes certain standards and requirements for a certain electric company to follow to maintain a certain property on which an overhead transmission line is located; specifying that certain...
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2018-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB661IntroProhibiting certain law enforcement agencies from receiving certain equipment from a federal military surplus program; requiring certain law enforcement agencies to post notice of a request for certain equipment from a federal military surplus progra...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB760IntroProhibiting the siting of a solar electric generating facility on contiguous parcels of productive agricultural land that have different owners; and applying the prohibition to charter counties and Baltimore City.
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2018-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB390IntroGranting the Town of Damascus concurrent jurisdiction to enforce certain zoning laws within its boundaries; requiring a two-thirds majority vote of the district council and the county planning board for certain zoning action to be taken within the To...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1131IntroRequiring that, on the termination of any health benefits contract that exists on July 1, 2018, a county, municipal corporation, or county board must enroll and participate in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; requir...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB287IntroProviding that State funds may be used only by the State, a political subdivision, or a unit, an agency, or any instrumentality of the State or a political subdivision or by a person awarded a contract or grant by certain persons to procure services ...
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2018-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1781IntroSpecifying that a finding by a legislative body that a commercial or industrial activity associated with agritourism or agritainment takes place on a property is not sufficient justification for the legislative body to grant an amendment to change th...
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2018-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB545IntroEstablishing the Maryland Violence Intervention and Prevention Program Fund to provide funds to local governments to implement evidence-based or evidence-informed health programs and to evaluate the efficacy of evidence-based and evidence-informed he...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB938IntroRequiring an official of State government who has knowledge of a violation of certain federal fair housing laws taking place in the State to provide notice to the Department of Housing and Community Development of the violation; requiring a political...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1210IntroEstablishing that it is the duty of the governing body of every county and municipal corporation in the State to have arrested and delivered up to the executive authority of any federal agency any person for whom there is a valid judicial, civil, or ...
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2018-02-26
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB520EngrossAuthorizing a county or municipality to conduct a third-party audit of certain sexual assault cases; requiring a county or municipality to arrange a third-party audit of sexual assault cases when the percentage of unfounded sexual assault cases excee...
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2018-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1767IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-02-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB234IntroRequiring that if a person found to be responsible for a certain public nuisance is affiliated with a certain proposed development, the approval of any related subdivision plat or other related zoning or land use application shall be conditioned on a...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB240EngrossRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to post notice of the acquisition of certain equipment from a federal military surplus program within 14 days after the agency acquires the equipment from a surplus program; and requiring that, on or before ...
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2018-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB396IntroAuthorizing a certain county that has established an effective agricultural land preservation program to establish and collect, by public local law, ordinance, or resolution, a certain agricultural land preservation fee in accordance with certain req...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1692IntroProhibiting the siting of a solar electric generating facility on contiguous parcels of productive agricultural land that have different owners; and applying the prohibition to charter counties and Baltimore City.
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2018-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB583IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality to conduct a third-party audit of certain sexual assault cases; requiring a county or municipality to arrange a third-party audit of sexual assault cases when the percentage of unfounded sexual assault cases excee...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1109IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Standardize Data Collection on Race and Ethnicity; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the re...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB85IntroAuthorizing the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to authorize access to the Foreclosed Property Registry to members of local legislative bodies and members of the General Assembly; requiring the Department, on request of a member of a l...
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2018-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB712IntroRepealing the inclusion of local governments in the definition of "employer" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing earned sick and safe leave; exempting from certain provisions of law governing earned sick and safe leave certain employe...
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2018-02-02
To Senate Finance Committee
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