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MDSB72PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 750
MDHB324PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 749
MDSB451PassTolling the period of time during which a complainant may file a civil action that alleges an unlawful employment practice while an administrative charge is pending.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 660
MDSB450PassAltering the definition of "harassment" for purposes of certain provisions relating to discrimination in employment to include sexual harassment and certain unwelcome and offensive conduct; and altering the definition of "sexual harassment" for purpo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
MDHB850PassProhibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 739
MDHB78PassProhibiting an employer from failing or refusing to make a certain accommodation for the known disability of an applicant for employment; and establishing that an employer is not required to accommodate an applicant for employment's disability if the...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 325
MDHB572Intro

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Requiring that single-occupancy public restrooms be marked with gender-inclusive signage that does not indicate a specific gender, contains certain descriptive language and contains a picture or icon that does not indicate a specific gender, in certa...
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2022-04-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB666Engross

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Prohibiting county boards of education and certain schools and prekindergarten programs from taking certain discriminatory actions because of a person's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, ...
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2022-04-11
Favorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB449Engross

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Increasing the limitations on the amount of compensatory damages and punitive damages that may be awarded to a complainant in a certain unlawful employment practice case; and increasing the period of time, from 2 years to 3 years, for which a claiman...
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2022-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1238Engross

Sine Die
Requiring all motion picture houses to offer closed captioning for each screening of a motion picture; and requiring that certain motion picture houses provide open captioning for at least two screenings each week.
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB875Engross

Sine Die
Stating the policy of the State to provide fair housing, regardless of certain citizenship or immigration status; prohibiting certain discrimination related to the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of citizenship or immigration status, subjec...
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2022-03-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB628Intro

Sine Die
Altering the circumstances under which a covered employee or a dependent of a covered employee is not entitled to compensation or benefits under the workers' compensation law to include circumstances related to the use of medical cannabis; including ...
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2022-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB757Intro

Sine Die
Requiring certain interscholastic and intramural athletic teams or sports sponsored by certain schools to be expressly designated based on biological sex; prohibiting certain entities from taking certain adverse actions against a school or county boa...
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2022-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSJ10Intro

Sine Die
Affirming the Maryland General Assembly's support for the enactment of the Francis G. Newlands Memorial Removal Act by the United States Congress.
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2022-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1213Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Commission on Fatherhood in the Department of Human Services to study and review the status of fatherhood in the State and to inform the Executive and Legislative Branches of State government on current issues that impact fathers; an...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1393Intro

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "harassment" for purposes of certain provisions relating to discrimination in employment to include sexual harassment and certain unwelcome and offensive conduct; and altering the definition of "sexual harassment" for purpo...
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2022-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB181Intro

Sine Die
Altering and removing references to God from certain provisions relating to religious freedom, religious tests, and oaths and affirmations; and providing that the amendment to the Maryland Constitution proposed by Section 1 of the Act be submitted to...
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB910Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Department of Juvenile Services to provide certain nondiscrimination training to certain employees and contractors; establishing that certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination apply...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB928Intro

Sine Die
Stating the policy of the State to provide fair housing, regardless of certain citizenship or immigration status; prohibiting certain discrimination related to the sale or rental of a dwelling on the basis of citizenship or immigration status, subjec...
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2022-02-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB594Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Maryland Reparations Commission to develop and administer a program to provide compensatory benefits to the descendants of individuals enslaved in the State; providing that any individual whose ancestors were enslaved in the State is...
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2022-02-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB486Intro

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Requiring that single-occupancy public restrooms be marked with gender-inclusive signage in certain places of public accommodation and certain public buildings; providing that a county is responsible for enforcing the signage requirement in places of...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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