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MDHB51PassExtending the termination date from July 1, 2015, to July 1, 2020, of a specified increase in the surcharge on specified recordable instruments that the State Court Administrator is required to establish for the Circuit Court Real Property Records Im...
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2015-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 487
MDHB72PassAuthorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; increasing from 2 to 3 years the maximum number of years the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene may renew a registration of specified controlled dangerous substances; expanding the u...
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2015-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 489
MDSB528VetoEstablishing a minimum amount of $300 that is subject to forfeiture in connection with a controlled dangerous substance violation under specified circumstances; prohibiting a seizing authority or prosecuting authority from directly or indirectly tran...
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2015-05-22
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB254VetoAuthorizing the Department of General Services to establish the Deep Creek Lake Buy Down Area Program to offer the owners of properties adjoining Deep Creek Lake the right to purchase the land contiguous to their land at an amount equal to the State'...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB273VetoRestricting the number of bottles of wine that may remain open at any one time at a wine sampling or tasting event in Frederick County to all bottles in a wine preservation system that the Board of License Commissioners approves and not more than six...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB288PassAuthorizing a State's Attorney to file a petition to freeze assets of a defendant charged with a specified financial crime involving a vulnerable or elder adult under specified circumstances; requiring that a petition to freeze assets be served in ac...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 336
MDHB356PassRequiring the Department of General Services to establish the Deep Creek Lake Buy Down Area Program to offer the owners of properties adjoining Deep Creek Lake the right to purchase the land contiguous to their land at an amount equal to the State's ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 243
MDSB408VetoAltering the calculation of the interest rate paid on a security deposit under a residential lease or a mobile home park rental agreement; altering the requirements for a customized calculator that the Department of Housing and Community Development ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB649VetoRequiring a contract for the initial sale of a new home to include a specified provision under specified circumstances; authorizing a seller or purchaser to declare a specified contract void and of no effect under specified circumstances; requiring a...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB500PassRestricting the number of bottles of wine that may remain open at any one time at a wine sampling or tasting event in Frederick County to all bottles in a wine preservation system that the Board of License Commissioners approves and not more than six...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 178
MDSB417VetoProviding that, under specified circumstances, property of a specified trust is not subject to, and a trustee and beneficiaries of that trust may not be held liable for, specified claims of creditors of the settlor; providing that the publication of ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB511PassAltering a specified definition for purposes of specified provisions of law prohibiting nonjudicial actions to take possession of property; specifying the date from which specified past due ground rent accrues for specified purposes; authorizing a gr...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
MDHB649PassRequiring the Prince George's County Department of Environmental Resources to prepare a specified report on the county funding plan established for the Clean Water Program of Prince George's County; requiring the report to include specified informati...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 265
MDHB675PassRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct a performance audit evaluating specified Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission project management practices in Prince George's County; requiring the Office of Legislative Audits, ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 448
MDHB782PassAltering the calculation of the interest rate paid on a security deposit under a residential lease or a mobile home park rental agreement; altering the requirements for a customized calculator that the Department of Housing and Community Development ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 455
MDHB600PassAuthorizing an ordinance enacted by St. Mary's County regarding property maintenance to provide for a voluntary agreement between the county and an owner of real property for remediation by the county of specified conditions constituting a nuisance, ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 440
MDSB540PassAuthorizing a municipality that is organized under Article XI-E of the Maryland Constitution to create a parking authority as a body politic and corporate as provided under the Parking Authorities Act; authorizing a municipality to authorize an autho...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
MDHB737PassAuthorizing a State's Attorney to file a petition to freeze assets of a defendant charged with a specified financial crime involving a vulnerable or elder adult under specified circumstances; requiring that a petition to freeze assets be served in ac...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 337
MDHB809VetoAuthorizing a municipality that is organized under Article XI-E of the Maryland Constitution to create a parking authority as a body politic and corporate as provided under the Parking Authorities Act; authorizing a municipality to authorize an autho...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB970VetoExtending a specified tax rate reduction under the Prince George's County transfer tax to the sale of specified property to a Prince George's County deputy sheriff under specified circumstances.
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1183PassRequiring a contract for the initial sale of a new home to include a specified provision under specified circumstances; authorizing a seller or purchaser to declare a specified contract void and of no effect under specified circumstances; requiring a...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 472
MDSB863PassRepealing the requirement that a specified county or municipality adopt and implement local laws or ordinances necessary to establish a watershed protection and restoration program; exempting a specified county from specified provisions of the Act; a...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 124
MDSB439VetoRequiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold specified owner-occupied residential property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $750; exempting a person redeeming specified owner-occupied residential property in Balti...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB482PassEstablishing that it is lawful under a specified provision of law for a law enforcement officer to intercept a specified oral communication with a specified device under specified circumstances; requiring on or before January 1, 2016, the Maryland Po...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 128
MDSB909PassAuthorizing the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to use specified money to finance the purchase or lease of property only by one or more specified Southern Maryland counties, the Maryland Food Center Authority, or another entity, as determine...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDSB925PassExpanding a specified property tax credit for specified business entities in Washington County to include specified business entities that invest at least $10,000,000 for capital improvements of specified real property and create 100 new and permanen...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDSB928PassAuthorizing the Somerset County Sanitary Commission to request the county tax collector to conduct a sale of real property to enforce a lien representing specified unpaid benefit assessments or other specified charges in accordance with the same proc...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDHB935PassAuthorizing the governing body of Prince George's County to file a complaint to foreclose all rights of redemption in abandoned property consisting of a vacant lot or improved property cited as vacant and unfit for habitation on a housing or building...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 289
MDSB472PassAuthorizing a court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if the parties do not have any minor children in common and the parties execute and submit to the court a written settlement agreement signed by both parties resolving...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDSB689PassExtending a specified tax rate reduction under the Prince George's County transfer tax to the sale of specified property to a Prince George's County deputy sheriff under specified circumstances.
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 47
MDSB702PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant a credit against the county property tax for owner-occupied residential real property within a specified proximity to a specified refuse disposal system; prohibiting the governing body of Ba...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 48
MDHB666PassProviding that, under specified circumstances, property of a specified trust is not subject to, and a trustee and beneficiaries of that trust may not be held liable for, specified claims of creditors of the settlor; providing that the publication of ...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 100
MDHB1035PassRequiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold specified owner-occupied residential property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $750; exempting a person redeeming specified owner-occupied residential property in Balti...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 114
MDHB360EngrossRepealing a presumption that specified money or weapons are forfeitable; prohibiting a seizing authority or prosecuting authority from directly or indirectly transferring seized property to a federal law enforcement authority or agency, with a specif...
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2015-04-13
Third Reading Passed (85-53)
MDHB1007EngrossLimiting the amount of the fee that a condominium council of unit owners may charge a unit owner to furnish a certificate with the information necessary for the unit owner to comply with specified resale disclosure requirements; providing that a coun...
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2015-04-13
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (47-0)
MDSB923EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of Washington County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on specified residential property owned by specified disabled veterans of active military, naval, or air service; prov...
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2015-04-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB910EngrossRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to establish a Polybutylene Connection Pipe Replacement Loan Program for replacement of specified pipes on specified property; requiring the Program to provide for specified eligibility requiremen...
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2015-04-13
Senators Feldman, Kelley, and Reilly
MDSB840EngrossAuthorizing an ordinance enacted by St. Mary's County regarding property maintenance to provide for a voluntary agreement between the county and an owner of real property for remediation by the county of specified conditions constituting a nuisance; ...
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2015-04-07
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB507IntroEstablishing the Manufacturing Development Zone Program to encourage business entities engaged in manufacturing outside the State to invest in manufacturing facilities within the State; authorizing specified political subdivisions to apply to have sp...
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2015-04-03
Referred to interim study by Budget and Taxation
MDHB727IntroProhibiting a person from constructing a wireless telecommunications tower on the grounds of a public school in Anne Arundel County from the effective date of the Act to June 30, 2016, unless specified permits have been issued; requiring the Anne Aru...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB756IntroRequiring the court to send the mortgagor or grantor a specified checklist when a specified foreclosure action is filed in Prince George's County; prohibiting a lender from maintaining an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential...
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2015-04-03
Recommitted to Judicial Proceedings (Senator Rosapepe)
MDSB875IntroProhibiting a secured party from obtaining a deficiency judgment or taking any other action to collect a deficiency in an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on owner-occupied residential property that was recorded on or after October 1, ...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB53EngrossProviding that the clerk of a circuit court may charge a reasonable fee set by the State Court Administrator and not to exceed $60 for recording an affidavit of affixation or an affidavit of severance for a manufactured home.
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2015-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB257EngrossAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant a credit against the county property tax for owner-occupied residential real property within a specified proximity to a specified refuse disposal system; prohibiting the governing body of Ba...
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2015-04-01
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB584IntroAltering specified financial disclosure provisions governing an elected local official of a municipal corporation; prohibiting the disclosure of specified information concerning specified relatives, interests in specified real property or business en...
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2015-04-01
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB458EngrossVoiding as against public policy a provision of a specified contract or agreement that attempts or purports to waive specified rights or reduce specified liability for injury, death, or loss to person or property caused by the hydraulic fracturing ac...
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2015-04-01
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB623EngrossRequiring that, in Prince George's County, a 4% rate of interest shall be paid on specified county property tax payment deferrals; requiring the governing body of Prince George's County to establish and promote a specified public awareness campaign r...
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2015-04-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB356EngrossProviding for an exemption, under specified circumstances, from property tax for real property located in Baltimore City if, under specified circumstances, the owner of the real property is a specified business entity or is a specified limited partne...
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2015-04-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB281EngrossAltering the definition of "net estate", for purposes of provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a specified share of the net estate of the decedent instead of the property left to the surviving spouse under the wi...
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2015-03-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB887IntroProhibiting the State Board of Dental Examiners from requiring a person to be licensed by the Board in order to engage in specified activities in the State; and altering the definition of "practice dentistry".
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2015-03-27
Referred to interim study by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
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