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MDSB151PassAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 240
MDHB177PassAuthorizing the Department of the Environment to take certain emergency actions to protect life, property, or the environment against risks arising from dams, reservoirs, and similar waterway constructions that are in imminent danger of failure; requ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 97
MDHB286PassAltering the stakeholders required to be included in meetings convened under the Maternal Mortality Review Program to include families of women who have experienced near maternal death, a maternal death, or certain challenges during pregnancy or wome...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 154
MDHB543PassAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 239
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDSB462PassAltering certain provisions of law related to the time until which certain survivor benefits for surviving children of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System are available; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 556
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDHB648PassAltering the authority and responsibilities of the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA); altering a certain explanation of purpose for certain provisions of law; stating the policy of the State with regard to certain emergency management activ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 288
MDSB528PassClarifying that a certain document through the execution of which a certain individual may decide the disposition of the individual's own body without certain consent includes a document designating a person to act as an authorizing agent; providing ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 451
MDHB722PassRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board to develop and adopt regulations, on or before October 1, 2022, that require employers to protect employees from heat-re...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 308
MDSB628PassRequiring a certain utility, on presentation of certain documents and without requiring certain information or imposing a fee or penalty, to temporarily keep a certain account open for a certain period of time or transfer a certain account to a survi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 570
MDHB837PassAltering the purposes of the Cultural and Linguistic Health Care Professional Competency Program; requiring the Program to establish and provide an evidence-based implicit bias training program for health care professionals involved in the perinatal ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 337
MDSB810PassAuthorizing the State Highway Administration to post information on suicide prevention, including a hotline number, on electronic signs along any highway within a 5-mile radius of a high suicide risk zone, as identified by the Administration; and aut...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 585
MDHB1229PassClarifying that a certain document through the execution of which a certain individual may decide the disposition of the individual's own body without certain consent includes a document designating a person to act as an authorizing agent; providing ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 450
MDHB1319PassRequiring the Governor to appoint five members of the Board of License Commissioners for Wicomico County; requiring that members of the Board be nominated in a certain manner; requiring that three members of the Board be residents of the City of Sali...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 459
MDSB576PassAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health care pr...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 568
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
MDSB877VetoRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDHB634EngrossAltering certain provisions of law related to the time until which certain survivor benefits for surviving children of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System are available; etc.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB863EngrossProhibiting a person from sponsoring, conducting, or participating in organized contests that have the objective of killing certain wildlife for prizes or monetary awards; providing the Act may not be construed to prohibit a landowner, an agent, or a...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB509EngrossAuthorizing the executive secretary of the Baltimore City Board of License Commissioners to immediately suspend a certain alcoholic beverages license if the executive secretary, in conjunction with the Baltimore Police Department, has a probable caus...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB721EngrossProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any provision of the Maryland Vehicle Law; ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB869EngrossAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2020-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1221IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-03-15
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDSB84EngrossSpecifying that the purpose for which licensed funeral establishments and holders of certain permits are authorized to transfer unclaimed cremains of a veteran or an eligible dependent to a veterans service organization under certain circumstances is...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB150EngrossAltering the period of time within which the Maryland Department of Health must present a claim against the estate of a deceased Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient before the claim is barred.
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB734IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly engaging in certain conduct relating to the solicitation, acquisition, receipt, and donation of certain human fetal tissue for research purposes; establishing that a person who violates the Act is guilty of a misde...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB736EngrossRequiring each law enforcement agency to provide access to an employee assistance program or mental health program to address the mental health issues of police officers stemming from personal and work-related concerns and to provide police officers ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB972IntroRepealing provisions of law establishing and relating to the Civilian Review Board of Baltimore City; establishing the Community Oversight and Accountability Commission of Baltimore City; specifying the purpose of the Commission; providing for the co...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1299IntroProhibiting certain physicians from having a financial relationship with each other; repealing a provision of law providing that a physician is not liable for certain damages or subject to a certain penalty under certain circumstances; prohibiting a ...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1412IntroAltering the authority of the Maryland Department of Health to adopt regulations related to the termination of pregnancies; and prohibiting a physician from performing an abortion on a pregnant woman using a method that results in the dismemberment o...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB422IntroAltering the authorized uses of the Opioid Restitution Fund to include supporting the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for increased caseloads due to opioid overdose deaths.
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1427IntroExempting a certain child or surviving spouse of a certain veteran of the United States armed forces from paying tuition at a public institution of higher education; providing the eligibility criteria for receiving the exemption; requiring the instit...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB712EngrossAuthorizing employees of certain employers to use certain leave with pay for bereavement leave in the event of the death of an immediate family member.
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2020-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1456IntroRequiring certain law enforcement agencies to report certain information annually to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; authorizing the Commission and the Governor's Office...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1459IntroProhibiting a person from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the person operating a vehicle in a careless or distracted manner or in violation of any other rules of the road provisions of the Maryla...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB997IntroIncreasing from $10,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount of compensatory damages that may be awarded to an owner of a pet from a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of the pet while acting individually or through an animal under the perso...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB660IntroEstablishing the Lifeline Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program to offer certain low cost insurance policies to residents of Baltimore City and Prince George's County who are in households with a gross annual household income not exceeding 300% of th...
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2020-03-02
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDSB1077IntroAltering the eligibility requirements for the Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program and the Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarship Program by removing the residency requirement for certain categories of individuals.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1029IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB55IntroAuthorizing a sole owner of a vessel to designate a beneficiary to take ownership of the vessel on the death of the owner; providing that a beneficiary may be indicated on a certificate of title for a vessel by the words "transfer-on-death" or "TOD" ...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB997IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Veterans' Suicide Causes and Prevention; requiring the Task Force to study certain issues related to veterans' suicide in the State; requiring the Task Force to coordinate and communicate with certain groups in co...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1044IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB57IntroRequiring a certain animal shelter to conform certain protocols with certain provisions of law; providing that certain provisions do not apply to an animal experiencing irremediable physical suffering; requiring an animal shelter to take reasonable s...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB166IntroProviding that a police officer is justified in using force under certain circumstances; providing that a police officer is justified in using deadly force under certain circumstances; requiring a trier of fact to consider certain factors when assess...
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2020-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB917IntroProhibiting certain entities that provide certain services for the transportation of a body from charging a fee to certain individuals if the body has undergone a procedure to provide an anatomical gift and the deceased's custodian is indigent or med...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB793IntroProhibiting, except when necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the pregnant woman, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a certain individual to seek ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1133IntroAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1051IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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