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MDSB743PassProhibiting a peer-to-peer car sharing program from delivering or issuing in the State a peer-to-peer car sharing program agreement containing a collision damage waiver, unless the peer-to-peer car sharing program uses a certain collision damage waiv...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 852
MDSB78PassRequiring certain domestic risk retention groups to implement certain governance standards; requiring the boards of directors of certain risk retention groups to have a majority of independent directors; establishing certain standards concerning whet...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 667
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDHB1634PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commissioner...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 731
MDSB1028PassProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 685
MDSB62PassRepealing a requirement that the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issue paper copies of licenses; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic from being required under a certain provision of law ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 658
MDSB474PassRequiring each local ethics commission or appropriate entity to meet at least one time each year; and requiring each local ethics commission or appropriate entity to submit to the local governing body a report on the administration of the local publi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 457
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB1469PassEstablishing that certain ethics training requirements provided by the State Ethics Commission apply to a member of a board of license commissioners or a liquor control board; and altering the financial disclosure requirements for certain members of ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 530
MDSB607PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDHB630PassProhibiting an agent of a certain applicant from making a contribution to a member of the governing body of Frederick County during the pendency of a certain application; requiring certain members of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, Ethi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 273
MDSB289PassProhibiting an agent of a certain applicant from making a contribution to a member of the governing body of Frederick County during the pendency of a certain application; requiring certain members of the Frederick County Board of Zoning Appeals, Ethi...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 272
MDHB419PassEstablishing an Office of the Inspector General in the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; providing for the appointment, qualifications, and term of the inspector general; providing for the establishment and function of an appointment committee...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 130
MDHB1330EngrossDesignating a contractual or temporary employee of a State's Attorney paid at a rate equivalent to at least State grade level 16 as a public official for a certain purpose; prohibiting an official or employee from being employed by or having a financ...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed (137-0)
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1194EngrossEstablishing the Drug Cost Commission to determine how to make prescription drugs more affordable for State residents, State and local government, commercial health plans and other stakeholders within the State; requiring the Commission to create an ...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB1103IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2019, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1788EngrossRequiring the Appointments Office in the Office of the Governor to submit a certain report by December 31, 2018, regarding certain activities of the Office to the Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight of the General Assembly...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1012IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to designate an individual to serve as the Student Loan Ombudsman; establishing the duties and responsibilities of the Student Loan Ombudsman; requiring the Ombudsman, in consultation with the Commis...
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2018-04-05
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)
MDHB1642EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to designate an individual as the Student Loan Ombudsman to serve as a liaison between student loan borrowers and student loan servicers; establishing the duties and responsibilities of the Student L...
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2018-04-05
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)
MDHB1492EngrossEstablishing the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Transparency and Accountability to study best practices for promoting ethics, accountability, and transparency in State and local government; requiring the Commission to report its findings and recomm...
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2018-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB902IntroProhibiting certain mental health or child care practitioners from engaging in conversion therapy with individuals who are minors; providing that a certain mental health or child care practitioner who engages in conversion therapy with a minor shall ...
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2018-04-03
Favorable Report Adopted
MDHB1516IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB356IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB428IntroRequiring the Office of Legislative Audits to conduct a special comprehensive audit of the procurement practices and contracts of the Baltimore County public school system to determine whether certain acts occurred during the time period from January...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB904EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to develop a certain model policy for public schools regarding the use of social media by educators; requiring the model policy to include certain guidelines and model forms; requiring each local school system t...
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2018-03-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB530EngrossRequiring each administrator of a hospital to make a certain patient bill of rights easily accessible to all patients and visitors; requiring each administrator of a hospital to offer to patients a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each adm...
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2018-03-27
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB879EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas of the State lacking in dental services for a significant number of people and identify barriers to receiving dental ser...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB487IntroProviding that an individual is eligible for a certain grant from the Board of Public Works if the individual was erroneously convicted due to misconduct by law enforcement under certain circumstances; establishing the process to determine eligibilit...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB562IntroRequiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with a translator, an interpreter, or another accommodation to provide cert...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1822IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Baltimore Police Department; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; prohibiting a member of the Task Force from receiving compensation, but authorizing certain reimbursement; req...
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2018-03-12
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB1002IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1805IntroProhibiting candidates and certain persons associated with candidates from receiving certain contributions through, conducting fund-raising events using, and soliciting certain contributions through the sale of prohibited firearms; prohibiting candid...
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2018-03-05
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1787IntroRequiring 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 refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; req...
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2018-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB95IntroProhibiting certain meetings of a council of unit owners of a condominium or a homeowners association to be held on less than 30 days of notice; requiring certain meeting notices for condominiums and homeowners associations to include a copy of the p...
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2018-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB307IntroProhibiting multimember delegate districts; creating the General Assembly and Congressional Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create certain General Assembly legislative districts ...
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2018-03-01
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB966IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to establish the Voluntary Ethical Special Education Advocate Certificate Program on or before July 1, 2019, for administration of a voluntary certificate program for ethical special education advocates; sp...
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2018-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1023IntroEstablishing the Drug Cost Review Commission; providing for the purpose of the Commission; providing for the membership of the Commission; requiring certain conflicts of interest to be disclosed and considered when appointing members to the Commissio...
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2018-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1158IntroCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation; providing for the composition of the Board and the appointment, terms, and expenses of the Board members; providing that the Act do...
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2018-02-27
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB894IntroEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB48IntroProviding that certain provisions of law relating to the authority of public bodies to meet in closed session do not apply to the Joint Committee on Legislative Ethics; providing that the requirement that an advisory body delete certain information b...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1138IntroAuthorizing any entity to file with the State Ethics Commission a written complaint alleging that a regulated lobbyist has sexually harassed a member of the General Assembly or a certain employee; authorizing any entity to file with the State Ethics ...
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2018-02-16
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB544IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to adopt regulations for the licensure of advanced practice dental hygienists and the practice of advanced practice dental hygiene; requiring the Board to adopt regulations establishing criteria for takin...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB973IntroSpecifying that a certain statutory standard of conduct is the sole source of duties owed by a director of a corporation directly to the corporation and indirectly to the stockholders of the corporation; repealing a certain provision of law regarding...
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2018-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB374IntroEstablishing a system of public financing of campaigns for certain General Assembly candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to administer the system; requiring the Comptroller to credit to the Fair Campaign Financing Fund money collected u...
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2018-02-08
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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