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MDHB13PassProhibiting 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 737
MDSB85PassCreating the Governor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, subject to the availability of funding, to establish a network of neighborhood-based centers providing immigrant services, assist law enforcement in combatting crimes against immigrants, and promot...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 675
MDHB15PassEstablishing the Governor's Office of Immigrant Affairs, subject to the availability of funding, to create a network of neighborhood-based centers providing immigrant services, assist law enforcement in combatting crimes against immigrants, and promo...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 674
MDSB269PassRequiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation to pay a certain refund to a disabled active duty service member, disabled veteran, or surviving spouse under certain circumstances; requiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation t...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 727
MDHB517PassExpanding 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 441
MDHB768PassApplying 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 449
MDSB714PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide notice to certain entities in the event of a certain service outage lasting more than 30 minutes and affecting more than 600,000 user minutes; altering responsibilities and standa...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 379
MDHB989PassRequiring that certain providers of a 9-1-1-accessible service provide certain notice to a certain public safety answering point, the Maryland Joint Operations Center, and the Maryland 9-1-1 Board in the event of a 9-1-1-accessible service outage las...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 378
MDHB1179PassAuthorizing the governing body of Wicomico County or the governing body of a municipal corporation in Wicomico County to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property that is used for ho...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 715
MDSB794PassAuthorizing the governing body of Wicomico County or the governing body of a municipal corporation in Wicomico County to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real property that is used for ce...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 716
MDHB1311PassRequiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation to pay a certain refund to a disabled active duty service member, disabled veteran, or surviving spouse under certain circumstances; requiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation t...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 726
MDSB901PassEstablishing the Resilient Maryland Revolving Loan Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; establishing the purpose of the Fund; authorizing uses for the Fund; requiring certain loans to be for a fixed period; requiring the Maryland Emergency Management ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 644
MDHB1328PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units of loca...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 632
MDSB824PassAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend certain broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 633
MDHB7PassExpanding eligibility for a certain credit against the State income tax for certain deer donation expenses to include an individual who hunts and harvests an antlerless deer in Montgomery County and donates the deer carcass or processed deer meat to ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 446
MDHB606PassAuthorizing certain gas and electric utilities to adopt a limited-income mechanism to benefit certain eligible limited-income customers, subject to the approval of the Public Service Commission; expanding the electric universal service program to cus...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 638
MDHB73PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 696
MDSB299PassEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 723
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDHB626PassAuthorizing the use of certain vehicle height monitoring systems in Prince George's County to enforce certain State and local laws during certain times; requiring the establishment of a workgroup of county and municipal officials to examine certain m...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 450
MDSB687PassRequiring 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 752
MDHB852PassEstablishing the Homeowner Protection Program in the Department of Assessments and Taxation for the purpose of diverting vulnerable homeowners from the private tax lien sale process into an alternative program with the intent of minimizing tax collec...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 382
MDHB80PassRequiring the Department of Transportation to develop an urban tree program to replace trees removed during the construction of certain transportation projects; requiring the Department to consult with businesses, community representatives, local gov...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 293
MDSB359PassRequiring the Department of Transportation to develop an urban tree program to replace trees removed during the construction of certain transportation projects; requiring the Department to consult with businesses, community representatives, local gov...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 294
MDSB338PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 310
MDHB563PassRequiring 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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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 309
MDHB1137PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real or personal property owned or leased by...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
MDHB1180PassAltering eligibility for a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on certain residential real property located within a certain airport noise zone; authorizing the governing body of a county or mu...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 340
MDSB887PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on real or personal property owned or leased by...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDSB778PassExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce to finance certain rental assistance to business entities located...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDHB1279PassExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce to finance the provision of rental assistance to business entitie...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 206
MDHB94PassAltering the conditions under which the Maryland Water Quality Revolving Loan Fund may be used to guarantee, or purchase insurance for, bonds, notes, or other evidences of obligation issued by a local government under certain circumstances; and expan...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDHB252PassAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to withhold owner-occupied residential property from tax sale during the period from June 1, 2021, through June 30, 2023; and providing for the termination of the Act on June 30, 202...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 75
MDSB319Engross

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Expanding 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)
MDSB69Engross

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Establishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, certain Office positions, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring, by December 1 each year, each unit of the Legislative or Judicia...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDHB879Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to conduct a certain study on cybersecurity coordination and operations in the State and develop a comprehensive cybersecurity coordination and response structure and plan for the State based on the findin...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB849Intro

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Altering eligibility for a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on certain residential real property located within a certain airport noise zone; authorizing the governing body of a county or mu...
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2021-04-12
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB595Engross

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Establishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any roadway, sidewalk, shoulder, footpath, bicycle trail, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting ...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB627Engross

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Repealing certain provisions of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing for the discipline of law enforcement officers; providing that provisions of the Act supersede and preempt any other law of the State, a county, or a municipal co...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (94-42)
MDHB43Intro

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Altering the uses of the Rural Broadband Assistance Fund; establishing the Office of Broadband in the Department of Information Technology to assist local jurisdictions in improving access to high-speed internet; requiring the Office to coordinate w...
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2021-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1044Intro

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Prohibiting the clerk of the Circuit Court for Washington County from issuing a certain business license under certain circumstances unless the applicant submits to the clerk a certification that the location of the business for which the license is ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB841Engross

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Establishing certain community solar energy generating systems as a subclass of personal property; providing that the county tax rate applicable to certain community solar energy generating systems may be a different rate from the county tax rate app...
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2021-03-23
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1147Intro

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Requiring the District Court to impose certain additional court costs on a defendant convicted of or found liable for certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law; establishing the Traffic Control Signal Modernization Fund as a special, nonlapsing ...
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2021-03-22
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB362Engross

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Altering, beginning in fiscal year 2020, the amounts of capital grants calculated based on highway user revenues that are required to be appropriated to Baltimore City, counties, and municipalities.
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2021-03-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1082Intro

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Authorizing the use of a real-time digital spotter by law enforcement agencies to detect and enforce vehicle laws governing speeding, the use of wireless communications devices, and the use of seat belts; prohibiting the use of a real-time digital sp...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB656Engross

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Requiring that, if any early voting center is located within one-half mile of a fixed local bus route, buses operating on that route, shall, to the maximum extent practical, allow passengers to embark and disembark at the entrance of the early voting...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB961Intro

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Prohibiting 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
MDHB50Engross

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Requiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB422Engross

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Requiring 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; providing for the inclusion of certain issues in the...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB967Intro

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Requiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
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