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MDSB142EnrollRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to establish a process for an individual purchasing certain licenses and stamps in a certain manner to make a voluntary monetary donation to the Healing Hunting and Fishing Fund; requiring the Department ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB158EngrossRequiring each room accessible for individuals with disabilities in a lodging establishment to be furnished with a bed of at least a certain height, beginning December 31, 2021; requiring 25% by December 31, 2021, 50% by December 31, 2022, 75% by Dec...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until End Of This Calendar (Delegate Dumais) Adopted
MDHB236EnrollRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources submit certain reports to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019; and repealing the termination provisions for certain provisions of law relating to the is...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB318EnrollRequiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free or low cost digital materials and may p...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB285EnrollRequiring a person that obtains a highway work permit from the State Highway Administration to maintain pedestrian access at work sites that are within 2 miles of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rail services or transit stations or Mar...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSJ1EnrollSupporting the fundamental requirements for United 2026 as laid out in FIFA's "Proposal for a United Human Rights Strategy"; and encouraging all host stadiums, cities, ports of entry, and fan zones to provide certain atmospheres, experiences, and pol...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB417EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the dwelling house of disabled veterans with a service-connected disability rating ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB455EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB576EnrollAltering 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB607EnrollRequiring 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB667EnrollRequiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free or low-cost digital materials and may p...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB700EnrollExpanding eligibility for a certain credit authorized against the county or municipal corporation property tax to include certain active duty, retired, or honorably discharged members of the armed forces of the United States and certain surviving spo...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB705EnrollRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to make available to opioid treatment programs monthly transit passes that are for use by patients of opioid treatment programs who qualify for the administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program and may ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB838EnrollAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB847EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case, to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual incom...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB851EnrollTransferring the administration and management of the Telecommunications Access of Maryland and Telecommunications Devices and Distribution of Accessible Information for Disabled Individuals programs from the Department of Information Technology to t...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB934EnrollAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1120EnrollProviding that the Secretary of Health or certain units of the Maryland Department of Health have exclusive jurisdiction to enforce certain laws by certain action; establishing that the Commission on Civil Rights and the Secretary or certain units ha...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB83EnrollAuthorizing a unit of State government to deliver certain notices and communications to an individual by electronic means, instead of by first-class mail, if the individual has consented to receive such notices or communications; providing that deliv...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB109EngrossExempting certain dwelling houses owned by a disabled active duty service member, disabled veteran, or surviving spouse from certain governmental or taxing authority charges; requiring the State, a county, or a municipal corporation to pay a certain ...
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB257EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a certain property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the dwelling house of disabled veterans with a service-connected disability...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB353EnrollAuthorizing the governing body of Frederick County to provide, by law, a grant to certain elderly or disabled renters of property; authorizing the governing body of Frederick County to establish qualifications for the grant; etc.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB264EnrollAuthorizing, instead of a property tax credit, the governing body of Frederick County to provide, by law, a grant to certain elderly or disabled renters of property; etc.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB326EnrollRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB349EngrossExpanding eligibility for a property tax exemption for the dwelling house of a disabled veteran to include veterans with a service connected disability of at least 80%; and applying the Act to all taxable years beginning after June 30, 2020.
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2020-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB557EnrollRequiring that motor scooter and electric low speed scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter or electric low speed scooter made available to the public an embossed tactile display with contact information through which an individual wh...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB547EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB604EnrollRenaming the Maryland Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped to be the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled; and altering the appointed membership of the Maryland State Library Board to include a blind patron of the Maryland Li...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB771EnrollRequiring each room accessible for individuals with disabilities in a lodging establishment to be furnished with a bed of at least a certain height beginning December 31, 2021; requiring 25% by December 31, 2021, 50% by December 31, 2022, 75% by Dece...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB787EngrossProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB784EngrossRequiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to review certain practices and methods of collection, use, storage, and disclosure of consumers' personally identifiable information and personal information by certain entities; and requiring the Council...
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1003IntroTransferring the administration and management of the Telecommunications Access of Maryland and Telecommunications Devices and Distribution of Accessible Information for Disabled Individuals programs from the Department of Information Technology to t...
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2020-03-17
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB1313EnrollProhibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals under certain circumstances; prohibiting reducing or terminating temporary cash assistance for certain individuals because of good cause as determined by the Secret...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1440EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to make available to opioid treatment programs monthly transit passes that are for use by patients of opioid treatment programs who qualify for the administration's Disabled Reduced Fare Program and may b...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1300EnrollRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB462EnrollAltering 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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB25EngrossRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources submit a certain report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 31, 2019; and repealing the termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to the is...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB194EnrollRequiring a person that obtains a highway work permit from the State Highway Administration to maintain a safe alternative pedestrian path at work sites that are within 1 mile of Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rail or bus rapid transi...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB946EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual income...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB1022EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB8EnrollAltering 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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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB142EngrossRequiring a chief election judge to give voting order priority to individuals with certain mobility problems, individuals assisting others who have mobility problems, or an individual accompanied by a child with a disability; authorizing certain indi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB477EngrossRequiring the State to pay reasonable attorney's fees incurred in representing an alleged disabled person who is indigent in a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the property of the person; and requiring the court, under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB448EngrossAuthorizing certain vendors who are qualified job training organizations to claim a credit for the expense of collecting and paying the sales and use tax; prohibiting a vendor from claiming certain credits against the sales and use tax if the vendor ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means 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
MDSB637EngrossEstablishing the Therapeutic Nursery Program to provide specialized child care and early childhood education by educators, early intervention providers, mental health providers, and health-care providers to children under the age of 6 years who have ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1064IntroEstablishing 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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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB90EngrossDefining 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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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB511EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impa...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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