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MDSB18PassAltering the membership of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission to include one representative each from a nonprofit focused on lead poisoning prevention issues and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Maryland Chapter; repealing certain requiremen...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 500
MDSB111PassRequiring certain insurers to send a written notice to policyholders of universal or variable life insurance if the policy contains a provision that allows the policyholder to reduce the face amount of the policy; requiring that the notice state that...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 527
MDSB95PassObligating public adjusters to disburse insurance settlement payments received on behalf of the insured within 15 business days after the date of the payment from an insurer.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 521
MDSB93PassRequiring the holder of a nonresident insurance producer license to maintain a current license as a resident insurance producer in good standing in the holder's home state; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to cancel a nonresident produ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 520
MDSB96PassAltering the date on which a third party administrator's registration expires to 2 years from the date of issuance rather than every other June 30; providing that in order for a renewal of registration to be considered made in a timely manner it must...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 522
MDHB99PassRequiring, rather than authorizing, the Injured Workers' Insurance Fund to be the third-party administrator for the State's Self-Insured Workers' Compensation Program for State Employees under a contract with the State; authorizing the Fund to use no...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 52
MDHB108PassSpecifying that the council of unit owner's property insurance deductible is a common expense if the cause of any damage to the condominium originates from an event outside the condominium units and common elements; increasing, from $5,000 to $10,000...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 56
MDSB175PassSpecifying that the council of unit owners' property insurance deductible is a common expense if the cause of any damage to the condominium originates from an event outside the condominium units and common elements; increasing, from $5,000 to $10,000...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 57
MDSB167PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to defer to, rather than use information provided by, the insurance regulatory agency of a state or the National Association of Insurance Commissioners committee process in the certification or rating o...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 101
MDHB141PassRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 73
MDSB186PassRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 74
MDHB189PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to defer to, rather than use information provided by, the insurance regulatory agency of a state or the National Association of Insurance Commissioners committee process in the certification or rating o...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 100
MDHB365PassAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment to 30 times the State minimum hourly wage in effect at the time the wages are due, multiplied by the number of weeks during which the wages due were earned; and applyin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 183
MDHB560PassContinuing the State Board of Physicians and the related allied health advisory committees by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the State Board of Physicians and the committees; al...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 612
MDSB395PassContinuing the State Board of Physicians and the related allied health advisory committees by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory authority of the State Board of Physicians and the committees; al...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 613
MDSB425PassAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment to be the greater of 75% of the disposable wages due or 30 times the State minimum hourly wage in effect at the time the wages are due, multiplied by the number of week...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 184
MDSB470PassProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured based on a homeowner's insurance claim under certain circumstances; prohibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insu...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 558
MDSB616PassRequiring, rather than authorizing, the Injured Workers' Insurance Fund to be the third-party administrator for the State's Self-Insured Workers' Compensation Program for State Employees under a contract with the State; authorizing the Fund to use no...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 53
MDSB632PassRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 366
MDSB784PassAltering the time period from 30 to 45 days within which a covered employee must report to the employer a hernia caused by an accidental personal injury or by a strain arising out of and in the course of employment for the purpose of filing a claim f...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 582
MDHB915PassRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDHB1311PassAltering the eligibility criteria for an applicant for a tree expert license to be issued a license.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 456
MDSB294PassProhibiting certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools from enrolling new Maryland residents if, beginning in fiscal year 2023, federal funds exceed 10% of annual revenues; requiring the Maryland Higher Education C...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 546
MDSB8PassAltering the percentage, from 6.5% to 5.5%, of a certain assessment imposed by the Workers' Compensation Commission payable to the Subsequent Injury Fund; altering the percentage, from 1% to 2%, of a certain assessment imposed by the Commission payab...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDHB1385EngrossAuthorizing the Town of Mount Airy, Carroll County and Frederick County, to undertake and carry out certain urban renewal projects for slum clearance and redevelopment; prohibiting certain land or property from being taken for certain purposes withou...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB592EngrossCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor; providing for the composition of the Board, the appointment, terms, and expenses of Board members, and the powers, duties, and functions of the Board...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB721EngrossRequiring the Director of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to appoint a Chief Resilience Officer to be responsible for coordinating State and local efforts to build resilience to risks identified in the Maryland Hazard Mitigation Plan; provid...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1062EngrossRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1039IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to delegate to any Maryland Insurance Administration employee, rather than only one, who is designated by the Commissioner and admitted to the practice of law in the State the responsibility for holding...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB755EngrossEstablishing that an entity operating a school bus under a contract with the Harford County Board of Education to provide student transportation services may not be held liable beyond the limits of the entity's insurance coverage under the contract w...
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2020-03-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB379EngrossAltering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1489IntroAuthorizing certain governmental entities or their authorized agents to deposit certain money in a credit union under certain circumstances; authorizing a credit union to act as a fiscal agent for and receive deposits from certain governmental entiti...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1628IntroAltering the definitions of "taxable price" and "taxable service" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the sales and use tax to impose the tax on certain labors and services; altering the rate of the sales and use tax; altering the...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB111EngrossProviding that certain provisions of a recorded covenant or restriction, a declaration, or the bylaws or rules of a condominium or homeowners association are void and unenforceable if they prohibit or unreasonably restrict the installation or use of ...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1042IntroAltering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB333IntroRepealing a certain exception that allowed an insurer to cancel or refuse to renew coverage for homeowner's insurance based on weather-related claims if there were three or more weather-related claims within a certain time period; and requiring that ...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB849IntroProhibiting certain rates from taking effect without prior approval from the Maryland Insurance Commissioner; altering the definition of "insurer" for the purposes of certain provisions of law governing the People's Insurance Counsel to include prope...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1593IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to delegate to any Maryland Insurance Administration employee, rather than only one, who is designated by the Commissioner and admitted to the practice of law in the State the responsibility for holding...
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2020-03-02
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1639IntroProhibiting a landlord from including a provision requiring a tenant to purchase renters insurance or to add the landlord to an existing renters insurance policy in a lease or form of lease.
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB431EngrossProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured based on a homeowner's insurance claim; and prohibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from increasing t...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB786IntroAltering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; altering the amount of the credit from a one-time $500 credit to a maximum of $25...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB715IntroEstablishing the Affordable Housing Development Credit Program within the Division of Development Finance of the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide certain owners of certain low-income housing projects certain tax credits for ...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1611IntroProhibiting separate scoring of each section of a written examination that is divided into two or more sections for an applicant to become a qualified producer to sell certain life and health insurance products.
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2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1112IntroEntering into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring certain audiologists and speech-language patholo...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1341IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations from offering products or services at no charge or at a discounted price to educate a person regarding, or to monit...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1089IntroAltering the definition of "qualified position" for purposes of eligibility under the job creation tax credit program; applying the Act to job creation tax credits certified after December 31, 2019; etc.
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1365IntroAltering a limitation on claiming the income tax credit for eligible long-term care insurance premiums for more than 1 year with respect to the same insured individual; altering the amount of the credit from a one-time $500 credit to a maximum of $25...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1567IntroEstablishing the Affordable Housing Development Credit Program within the Division of Development Finance of the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide certain owners of certain low-income housing projects certain tax credits for ...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1464IntroEstablishing that the owners of certain vehicles own certain data collected and stored by the vehicle or a vehicle data recorder; prohibiting certain persons from retrieving or distributing data collected and stored by a vehicle or a vehicle data rec...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1483IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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