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MDHB174PassAltering a certain provision of law to require absent uniformed services voters and overseas voters as defined in the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act and voters with a disability who do not have a Maryland driver's license...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 154
MDSB486PassRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement Agency to adjust a certain reduction of a retiree's accidental or special disability retirement benefit to reflect any offset awarded to the retiree's employer by the Workers' Compensation Comm...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 210
MDSB689PassProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit from the provision of service...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 24
MDSB828PassProviding certain survivor benefits to certain surviving children of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System; providing for the payment of a certain allowance to surviving children of a member when there is no surviving spouse; pro...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 208
MDHB734PassProhibiting a person from knowingly taking, placing, harboring, persuading, inducing, or enticing another to provide services or labor by force, fraud, or coercion; prohibiting a person from knowingly receiving a benefit from the provision of service...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 23
MDHB99EnrollRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent, instead of that designated under the will, to ensure the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for duri...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB140EngrossAuthorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and related costs to the parent of a child with a disability who is the prevailing party in a special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and certain related ...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB192EnrollRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent; providing that the purpose of the Act is to ensure that the surviving spouse is reasonably provided for d...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB284EnrollDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; repealing references to the term "9-1-1 public safety telecommunicator" and substituting references to the term "9-1-1 specialist...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB330EnrollRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain sta...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB364EnrollEstablishing the Election Day Page Program to stimulate student interest in elections, provide assistance to election judges, and assist elderly and disabled voters at polling places; requiring the State Board of Elections to develop a page training ...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB515EnrollAuthorizing a municipality to designate a qualified building inspector or enforcement officer to testify in a municipal infraction proceeding without the assistance of a prosecuting attorney; providing that a prosecuting attorney is not limited in or...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB571EngrossAuthorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company or rescue squad and certain individuals who are denied payment of a certain disability or death benefit by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to appeal the decisio...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB677EnrollRenaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable r...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB678EnrollAltering the qualifications an individual must have to be appointed as a notary public; authorizing certain persons to charge a certain fee for the performance of a certain notarial act; authorizing a notarial officer to perform certain notarial acts...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB699EnrollProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from denying an individual access to a home- and community-based services waiver due to a lack of funding for waiver services if the individual is living at home or in the community at a certain time, rec...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB804EngrossRequiring a person charged with reckless driving that contributes to an accident to appear in court and prohibiting the person from prepaying the fine.
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB805IntroRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter a tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the company; and requiring that motor scooter sharing companies provide indi...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB860EnrollProviding certain survivor benefits to surviving children of certain members of the State Retirement and Pension System; providing for the payment of a certain allowance to surviving children of a member when there is no surviving spouse; providing f...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1244EngrossRequiring, except under certain circumstances, that a diaper-changing facility be installed in certain public restrooms in certain public buildings; requiring the Board of Public Works, through the Department of General Services, to adopt certain sta...
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2019-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1261IntroAuthorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company or rescue squad and certain individuals who are denied payment of a certain disability or death benefit by the Board of Trustees of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to appeal the decisio...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB1243EngrossRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the com...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDHB1384EnrollRenaming the Hearing Aid Loan Bank Program in the State Department of Education to be the Hearing Aid and Language and Communication Video Loan Bank Program; requiring the Loan Bank to lend language and communication videos and certain downloadable r...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB144EnrollAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's parent, guardian, or next friend to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supple...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB795EnrollProviding for enhanced workers' compensation benefits for a Baltimore City deputy sheriff for a compensable permanent partial disability of less than a certain number of weeks; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB653EnrollAuthorizing the county boards of education of Carroll County and Howard County to establish innovative regional schools subject to certain requirements and approval; requiring a memorandum of understanding between the county boards to address the gov...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB714IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to consult with the Maryland Association of Community Colleges when establishing a certain review process and adopting certain guidelines or regulations for a grant program for supplemental services ...
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2019-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB226IntroRequiring the State to provide a certain supplement to a household that includes a disabled individual who receives a federally funded benefit of less than $30 per month under the food stamp program; and defining "disabled individual" as an individua...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB331EnrollRequiring a certain clerk to account for and pay into the General Fund of the State the entire fee received for a trader's license issued in a county or municipal corporation that selects a uniform license fee; exempting from the fee a visually handi...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB752EnrollRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; establishing a Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) within the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to expand food access to certain individuals; providing that a cer...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB661EnrollEstablishing community schools in the State for the purpose of providing an integrated focus on academics, health and social services, youth and community development, and familial and community engagement; requiring a community school to have a comm...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB777EnrollExempting from the property tax under certain circumstances dwelling houses owned by certain disabled active duty service members; requiring a disabled active duty service member to apply for the exemption and provide to the supervisor of assessments...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB832EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Department of Health from denying an individual access to a home- and community-based services waiver due to a lack of funding for waiver services if the individual is living at home or in the community at a certain time, rec...
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2019-04-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB95EnrollChanging the name of the Recreational License Donation Fund to the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund; extending the termination date for certain provisions of law establishing the recreational license donation program; etc.
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1030EnrollEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of the highest-performing systems; establishing a Concentration of Poverty...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDSB646EnrollAltering the circumstances under which certain firefighters, fire fighting instructors, rescue squad members, advanced life support unit members, and sworn members of the Office of the State Fire Marshal are presumed to be suffering from an occupatio...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB775EngrossStating the intention of the General Assembly that the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services implement certain reforms at the Maryland Correctional Institution for Women to the extent that funds are available in the State budget; incl...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB838EnrollRenaming the food stamp program to be the food supplement program; establishing a Restaurant Meals Program (RMP) within the food supplement program in the Department of Human Services to expand food access to certain individuals; authorizing a certai...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB679EnrollProhibiting certain individuals granted special access to the State legislative complex from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individuals; requiring the Department of General Services, if requested, to revoke access granted to a...
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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB863EnrollRequiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to adjust a certain reduction of a retiree's accidental or special disability retirement benefit to reflect any offset awarded to the retiree's employer by the Workers' Compe...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB368EngrossRequiring the Executive Director of the Maryland Aviation Administration to place donation boxes at the entrance to each security screening checkpoint at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport; and requiring that money depos...
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2019-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB34EnrollRequiring a clerk to account for and pay into the General Fund of the State the entire fee received for a trader's license issued in a county or municipal corporation that selects a uniform license fee; exempting from the fee a visually handicapped a...
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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB112EngrossProhibiting 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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2019-03-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB397EnrollRequiring the Emergency Number Systems Board to establish certain minimum standards for records retention guidelines for 9-1-1 audio, video, text messages, and data; requiring the Board to establish minimum standards for certain 9-1-1 systems that en...
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2019-03-29
Passed Enrolled
MDHB709IntroAltering the fee that a homeowners association may impose for a certain inspection from $50 to $100; altering the circumstances under which the homeowners association is entitled to the inspection fee; establishing that a homeowners association shall...
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2019-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB611EnrollAuthorizing a parent of a student with a disability to request an independent educational evaluation at public expense under certain circumstances; requiring a local school system to issue a written response approving or denying a parent's request wi...
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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB1090EnrollDeclaring that the General Assembly finds that 9-1-1 specialists are key members of the team of public safety personnel; repealing references to the term "9-1-1 public safety telecommunicator" and substituting references to the term "9-1-1 specialist...
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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB1189EnrollEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program in the Office of Home Energy Programs of the Family Investment Administration within the Department of Human Services in recognition of the challenges with energy bills faced by individuals with critica...
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2019-03-29
Returned Passed
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
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