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MDSB61IntroRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a changing facility suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-03-09
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB299IntroEstablishing 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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2021-03-09
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDSB610IntroAltering the dates by which certain percentages of accessible rooms in a lodging establishment are required to be furnished with a bed of a certain height.
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2021-03-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB85EngrossProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore County correctional officer and a Baltimore County detention officer for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than 75 weeks; and providing that the Act applies only p...
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2021-03-05
Third Reading Passed (121-10)
MDSB218PassAltering the calculation of the Maryland earned income credit to allow certain residents to claim the credit; allowing certain taxpayers with federal adjusted gross income for the taxable year that is $6,000 or less to claim a credit against the Stat...
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2021-03-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 40
MDSB448EngrossAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided; requiring the State Departmen...
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2021-03-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB651IntroRequiring the State Board of Education and the Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board to develop certain rules and regulations for the certification of educational interpreters on or before July 1, 2022; providing that certain individuals...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
MDHB714IntroRequiring an individualized education program to include a learning continuity plan to be implemented for students with disabilities during emergency conditions beginning October 1, 2021; requiring an individualized education program team to develop ...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
MDSB419EngrossAltering a provision of law authorizing an application for a search warrant to contain a request authorizing the executing law enforcement officer to enter a building, apartment, premises, place, or thing to be searched without giving notice of the o...
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2021-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB204EngrossRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health to adopt regulations establishing standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including the number of hours and content of training to be completed yearly...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB507EngrossRequiring an assisted living program that was appointed as a representative payee for residents to report certain information, by June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of ...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB747IntroAltering the membership of the State Board of Elections; requiring certain members of the State Board to have expertise or experience in certain areas; providing for a nonvoting, ex officio member of the State Board; altering the duties of the State ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB831IntroAltering certain provisions of law to require the State Board of Elections to make all open meeting materials publicly available on its website before a certain meeting; altering the method by which a political party is determined for the purpose of ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB416IntroRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health adopt certain regulations that establish specific standards governing memory care and Alzheimer's disease units in assisted living programs, including certain training requirements, certain staffing pa...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB846IntroProviding that a certain prohibition on State interference with a certain decision to terminate a pregnancy at a certain time does not apply to a decision to terminate a pregnancy because the fetus has a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome except in ...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB946IntroAltering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment programs by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify the eligibility ...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1167IntroRequiring a health care provider or health care institution to ensure the provision or continuation of certain care under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain health care provider or health care institution to transfer a patient to a certain ...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 19 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB155EngrossProhibiting a county board, public prekindergarten program, primary or secondary school, or nonpublic prekindergarten program or primary or secondary school that receives State funds from discriminating against a person, refusing enrollment of a pros...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB284EngrossDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs; defining "service dog" as one that is individually trained ...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1204IntroRequiring the Maryland Transportation Plan to include achieving equity in the transportation sector in the State transportation goals; requiring the State Report on Transportation to include certain measurable transportation indicators; requiring the...
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2021-02-25
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB141EngrossRequiring each residential service agency, beginning July 1, 2022, to ensure that within 45 days of the start of employment individuals receive training relating to dementia; providing that certain training may be provided by a certain supervisory st...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB554EngrossRequiring certain assisted living programs to report certain information, on or before June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of Health Care Quality within the Maryland Dep...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB631IntroRecognizing the importance and certain benefits of a statewide integrated telephone system for nonemergency information, services, and referral to State or local agencies, programs, and departments; specifying the purposes of certain provisions of th...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB850IntroRequiring, in fiscal years 2022 and 2023, the Board of Directors of the Maryland Corps Program to give priority to, when awarding Program funds, certain Program participants who serve with certain nonprofit corporations or government agencies that pr...
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2021-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1067IntroRequiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to include in the annual State budget for the Maryland Higher Education Commission a General Fund appropriation of $10,000,000 to fund State-mandated tuition and residency waivers for community c...
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2021-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB958IntroRequiring the State contribution to the cost of educating children with disabilities in nonpublic programs to be increased for certain purposes by 4% in fiscal year 2023 over the amount approved by the State Department of Education in fiscal year 202...
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2021-02-20
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB247EngrossRequiring the training materials used by the program of instruction for election judges to include oral and written instructions in the various methods an election judge may use to accommodate voters in need of assistance; requiring the State Board t...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB353EngrossRequiring a person who charges a fee for certain veterans benefits services or veterans benefits appeals services to provide a written disclosure statement to and obtain written acknowledgment of the disclosure statement from certain individuals unde...
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2021-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1355IntroOn request of the student, parent, or guardian, authorizing certain students, regardless of the student's age or whether the student had completed all promotion or graduation requirements for the grade level the student seeks to repeat for the 2021-2...
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2021-02-18
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB952IntroRequiring certain health occupations boards to waive certain internship or residency training requirements for licensure, certification, or registration for a former service member who is disabled as a result of combat deployment and who has successf...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB237EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to establish, by October 1, 2021, a stakeholder advisory group to develop a reading and dyslexia handbook to guide local school systems in the implementation of best practices for early literacy and dyslexi...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1181IntroRequiring digital tools developed or purchased by a county board of education to include specifications for access by students with disabilities, including nonvisual access; requiring a county board to provide a student with disabilities access to di...
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2021-02-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB171EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate certain discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Department's website; requiring certain discipline-related data to be available as a data download; requiring the ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB321EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that changing facilities suitable for changing the diaper of a child and providing personal care for an adult be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings by October 1, 2022; requ...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB660IntroDefining the terms "service dog", "support dog", and "therapy horse" for the purposes of the provisions of law governing the Maryland Veterans Service Animal Program in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB921IntroRequiring digital tools developed or purchased by a county board of education to include specifications for access by students with disabilities, including nonvisual access; requiring a county board to provide a student with disabilities access to di...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1276IntroRequiring the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to study and make recommendations on best practices and model policies, including those addressing emergency responder training, for the culturally sensitive inclusion of minority communities ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB534IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1258IntroDeclaring certain findings related to Health Enterprise Zones; requiring the Governor to include $68,000,000 in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2023 for waiting list services for individuals with developmental disabilities; requiring the Secre...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1020IntroProviding that voters are eligible for curbside voting under certain circumstances; requiring that curbside voting be made available to all registered voters with disabilities recognized under a certain federal law; requiring each local board of elec...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1038IntroAltering the membership of the State Board of Elections; requiring certain members of the State Board to have expertise or experience in certain areas; providing for a nonvoting, ex officio member of the State Board; altering the duties of the State ...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1047IntroRequiring that certain guidelines for absentee voting provide for voter access to information concerning the status of the voter's absentee ballot; requiring the State Board of Elections to ensure that ballot drop boxes are available during a certain...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB785IntroRequiring the Governor to appoint or reappoint a member of the State Board of Education on or before January 1 of the year in which the member's term expires; establishing qualifications for members of the State Board; requiring a member's term to be...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1146IntroRequiring a county to include, in a certain recycling plan by December 31, 2024, a certain plan for decreasing the amount of mattresses and box springs disposed of in landfills; requiring the Office of Recycling within the Department of the Environme...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1175IntroRequiring the governing body of a county or of a municipal corporation to grant a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the dwelling house of certain disabled veterans; establishing a tax credit against the State property tax on the dwelling...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1311IntroRequiring 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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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB998IntroRequiring, notwithstanding any law, regulation, or executive order to the contrary, each county board of education, for the 2021-2022 school year, to require school buildings to be open each school day to provide in-person instruction and related ser...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1090IntroEstablishing that the purposes served and conditions of the Partnership Rental Housing Program of the Department of Housing and Community Development apply to households of middle income; establishing certain conditions for initial occupancy for hous...
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2021-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1000IntroProhibiting a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person from distributing or disbursing property of the minor or disabled person without court authorization or confirmation if the guardian is not a family member of the minor or disabled ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB947IntroAltering requirements relating to participation in the Maryland Transit Administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program by certain opioid treatment program by requiring the Administration to allow opioid treatment programs to certify eligibility for a...
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2021-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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