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MDHB1069EngrossRequiring an owner of residential rental property that is served by a private water supply well to provide water quality testing every 3 years and to disclose to a tenant certain results; requiring the owner of a residential rental property that is s...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (37-10)
MDHB73EngrossEstablishing 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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2021-04-10
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB90EngrossRequiring 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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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (44-0)
MDSB269EngrossRequiring 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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2021-04-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB581EngrossRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (31-15)
MDSB490EngrossRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to employ a chief inspector; and providing for the salary of the chief inspector to be fixed by the Board as in a general county classified salary schedule, within non-represented p...
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed
MDHB836IntroRequiring, on or before April 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year 2021, in...
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB867EngrossExtending the requirement to provide an annual appropriation of $12,000,000 in the State budget for the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program Fund for fiscal year 2020 and to each fiscal year thereafter.
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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDHB977EngrossRenaming the Public Safety Surcharge in Prince George's County imposed for certain residential construction to be the Public Safety and Behavioral Health Surcharge; and providing for an exemption to the public safety and behavioral health surcharge.
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1047EngrossRequiring the State Board of Elections to complete a comprehensive report analyzing the election after each statewide election; requiring the report to be posted on the State Board's website and submitted to the General Assembly; requiring that certa...
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2021-04-10
Senate Refuses Recede
MDHB1311EngrossRequiring 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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2021-04-10
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDHB48EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a student who is a registered sex...
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2021-04-09
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Shetty, R. Jones and Thiam)
MDHB745PassAltering the number of early voting centers counties are required to establish; clarifying the process by which one additional early voting center may be established in a county in excess of the number of required to be established; and requiring a l...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 43
MDSB699EnrollExtending the requirement to provide an annual appropriation of $12,000,000 in the State budget for the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program Fund to each fiscal year after 2020.
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2021-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDSB687EnrollRequiring 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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2021-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1127EngrossAltering the membership of the Board of Governors of the Garrett County Memorial Hospital; altering the terms of the members of the Board; and reducing the mandatory number of Board meetings from 10 to 6.
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2021-04-09
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB1222EnrollRequiring that, in Baltimore City, a notice pertaining to tax sales for properties contain an itemized list of the source and amount of each tax due that the collector seeks to recover by means of a tax sale.
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB741EngrossRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year 2021, cer...
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2021-04-09
Third Reading Passed (104-30)
MDHB1191EnrollAuthorizing an alcoholic beverages inspector to issue a citation in Howard County; requiring an inspector to complete a training program in the use of arrest authority and pertinent police procedures; prohibiting an inspector from carrying a firearm ...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1328EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1372PassAltering certain policy and funding provisions and implementation dates relating to the Blueprint for Maryland's Future; requiring the State Department of Education to submit a certain report on information technology; requiring, beginning in the 202...
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2021-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 55
MDHB98EnrollRepealing the termination date of the Maryland Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program; providing that one of the purposes of the Program is to increase the number of low-income students attending and succeeding in college; alteri...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB529EnrollRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapol...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB933EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to increase the rate of the transfer tax imposed on certain written instruments conveying title to property or a leasehold interest in real property, subject to a certain exception; requiring any ...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1326IntroRepealing the exemption from the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act for certain on-call employees; requiring employers to allow employees to use earned sick and safe leave during a public health emergency; requiring certain employers to provide em...
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2021-04-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB857EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1280EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB824EnrollAuthorizing 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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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1376EngrossRequiring the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to design a course of training in the pedagogy of virtual education for teacher preparation programs; requiring the State Department of Education to provide guidance to local school sys...
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2021-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB901EnrollRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapol...
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2021-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB257EnrollRequiring the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to include a review of certain data and recommendations, if any, for policy changes to address discriminatory trends noted in the data in its annual report; requiring certain county offices of civil r...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB515EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; authorizing a student who is a registered s...
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2021-04-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB862EnrollIncreasing in St. Mary's County the aggregate amount of bonds and other evidences of indebtedness outstanding from 2.15% to 3.15% of certain assessable real property in the County; requiring an amount equal to at least 40% of a certain percent limita...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB789EnrollRequiring, for each fiscal year beginning on or after July 1, 2022, that the appropriation in the Baltimore City budget to Visit Baltimore will be calculated from the actual hotel room tax receipts received from the immediately preceding 3-year rolli...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB440IntroRequiring Montgomery County to initiate proceedings for the acquisition of a certain property by December 31, 2021; and requiring Montgomery County to acquire certain property in Burtonsville, Maryland as quickly as is practical and for a public purp...
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2021-04-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB589EnrollAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB550IntroEstablishing the School Site Council Pilot Program in Montgomery County to hold schools accountable for the investment of tax dollars in schools by federal, State, and local entities; requiring each public school in Montgomery County to establish a s...
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2021-04-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1301EnrollAltering the method by which a certain annual appropriation in the Baltimore City budget to Visit Baltimore is calculated for certain fiscal years; and extending to 2027 the termination date of the appropriation for Visit Baltimore.
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2021-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB680EngrossRequiring the Board of License Commissioners for Anne Arundel County to employ a chief inspector; and providing an annual salary for the chief inspector of $30,000.
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2021-03-31
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB740EngrossEstablishing the Maryland COVID-19 Small Business Grant Program in the Department of Commerce to provide funding to counties for emergency relief during calendar years 2021 and 2022 for small businesses that have experienced at least a 25% reduction ...
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2021-03-30
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB966IntroAuthorizing the State Department of Education to make a procurement on an expedited basis with the approval of the State Board of Education; authorizing virtual schools to operate on a year-round basis; requiring the Department, in accordance with th...
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2021-03-30
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB236EnrollRequiring the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights to include a review of certain data and recommendations, if any, for policy changes to address discriminatory trends noted in the data in its annual report; requiring certain county offices of civil r...
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDSB804EnrollAltering the membership of the Board of Governors of the Garrett County Memorial Hospital; altering the terms of the members of the Board; and reducing the mandatory number of Board meetings from 10 to 6.
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2021-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB1285EngrossEstablishing a fee on rental housing licenses issued in Howard County to fund educational services for any tenant or landlord in need of assistance and legal services for any tenant with a household income of up to 60% of the median household income ...
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2021-03-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB121EngrossAuthorizing a local governing body, on receipt of an application for a special exception to construct or operate a permitted facility in an area zoned for residential use, to require the preparation, at the applicant's expense, of a detailed analysis...
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2021-03-24
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB418EngrossRequiring, on or before December 31, 2021, each county board of education to adopt a policy prohibiting the use or display of a symbol of hate; requiring the policy to prohibit the display of a symbol of hate on clothing, book bags, folders, or simil...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1214EngrossRequiring the Secretary of General Services annually to review and evaluate all contracts that were executed in the prior year using State funds or contracts for the benefit of the State, a unit of the State, or State officials or employees; requirin...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB841EngrossEstablishing 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
MDHB913IntroExpanding the scope of certain provisions of law governing collective bargaining to include faculty of Baltimore County community colleges; requiring the Board of the Community College Trustees for Baltimore County to establish certain procedures and...
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2021-03-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB566EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of Anne Arundel County to increase the rate of the transfer tax imposed on certain written instruments conveying title to property or a leasehold interest in real property; requiring any revenue derived from a higher tr...
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2021-03-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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