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MDHB30PassAltering the maximum amount that may be charged to a public service company for a State fiscal year; requiring the Office of the People's Counsel to hire at least one assistant people's counsel to focus on environmental issues; authorizing the Office...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 607
MDSB55PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that, beginning on January 1, 2024, a person is eligible to serve as a Senator or Delegate if the person has maintained a primary place of abode for 6 months preceding the date of the e...
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2021-05-30
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 808
MDHB681PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Orphans' Courts; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to examine the composition and purpose of the orphans' courts in Maryland and make recom...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 525
MDSB564PassMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; altering the duties and membership of the Procurement Improvement Council; requiring, by December 31, 2022, the Procurement I...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 653
MDHB871PassMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; requiring, by December 31, 2022, the Procurement Improvement Council to make recommendations to certain committees of the Gen...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 652
MDHB1086PassRequiring a unit of State government that administers a tax credit authorized after July 1, 2021, to report to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Committee on Ways and Means on measures that the unit has taken to implement the cre...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 575
MDSB946PassEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances commemorating the 400th year of Maryland's founding in 2034; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the exte...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688
MDHB78PassRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 749
MDSB52PassRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 750
MDHB1364PassEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances in 2034 commemorating the 400th anniversary of Maryland's founding; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to t...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 687
MDHB643PassProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a person from knowingly manufacturing, selling, delivering, holding, or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic product that contains certain intentionally added ingredients; providing that a person ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDHB1210PassProhibiting an entity from qualifying for certain State benefits unless certain criteria relating to underrepresented communities are met; requiring the Department of Commerce and the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to develop a...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 795
MDHB836VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB741VetoRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a 2-year plan to respond to the outbreak of CO...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB80PassAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; increasing the membership of the Board of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation from 15 to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 196
MDHB6PassAltering the title of the Executive Director of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to be the Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation; increasing the membership of the Board of the Maryland Technology Development Corporation from 15 to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 195
MDSB49PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, in consultation with the Attorney General, to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 318
MDSB318PassStating certain findings of the General Assembly related to the value of fishing and hunting to the cultural and social heritage and the economy of the State; and establishing that it is the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDSB658PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
MDHB990PassRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1134PassStating certain findings of the General Assembly related to the value of fishing and hunting to the cultural and social heritage and the economy of the State; and establishing that it is the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 295
MDSB926PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review and make recommendations on the Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports and Events Facility; authorizing the Authority to acquire a site or an interest in a site for the Facility; requiring the Governor to inc...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDHB38Engross

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Requiring the Secretary of Information Technology, in consultation with the Attorney General, to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDHB992Engross

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Altering the manner in which certain trustees are chosen to serve on the board of the Maryland Environmental Trust by requiring certain ex officio members of the Trust to appoint the remaining trustees; and repealing the number of trustees that const...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB69Engross

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Establishing the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, certain Office positions, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; requiring, by December 1 each year, each unit of the Legislative or Judicia...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDHB1255Engross

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Requiring a contract for the sale of certain residential property to include a certain information concerning the homestead property tax credit; requiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to design a document about the homestead tax c...
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2021-04-08
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1098Engross

Sine Die
Establishing that a State employee who uses a certain State-owned electric charging station to charge a personal electric vehicle may not be subject to reimbursement; requiring members of the General Assembly who use a State-owned electric vehicle ch...
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2021-03-26
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB40Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to conduct a comprehensive technical study on geothermal heating and cooling systems; requiring the Administration to submit the results to the Geothermal Energy Workgroup by October 1, 2021; establishing ...
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2021-03-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB587Engross

Sine Die
Establishing the Task Force on Facial Recognition Privacy Protection; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding the use of facial recognition technology ...
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB6Engross

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2021-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB348Intro

Sine Die
Codifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB465Engross

Sine Die
Requiring that the State Superintendent of Schools be appointed with the advice and consent of the Senate; and prohibiting the appointment of an individual as State Superintendent if the individual is, or during the immediately preceding year was, a ...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB997Intro

Sine Die
Repealing provisions of law providing for the prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a viable fetus under certain circumstances; declaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding the provision of equal protection for all unborn human beings w...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1167Intro

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Requiring 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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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB33Intro

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Establishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; establishing a greenhouse gas reduction target of 60% from 2006 levels by 2030 and net-zero by 2045; establishing a Climate Crisis Council to develop ...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB374Engross

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Prohibiting legislators and persons acting on behalf of legislators from receiving, depositing, or using a certain contribution, conducting a fund-raising event, or selling or soliciting a ticket to a fundraising event during a special session of the...
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2021-03-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB996Intro

Sine Die
Establishing a certain exception to the prohibition against issuing certain retail alcoholic beverages licenses for use in conjunction with or on the premises of certain establishments; requiring a local licensing board to issue a Class A beer or bee...
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2021-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB743Intro

Sine Die
Altering the manner in which certain trustees are chosen to serve on the board of the Maryland Environmental Trust by requiring certain ex officio members of the Trust to appoint the remaining trustees.
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2021-03-12
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB773Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require each chamber of the General Assembly to designate its highest elected member within each party to appoint their party's members to standing committees in a manner that reflects the divers...
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2021-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules
MDHB725Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to add two thirty-day sessions of the General Assembly to the legislative calendar in June and October of each year.
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1031Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB644Intro

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Providing that the State Board of Education shall appoint the State Superintendent of Schools with the advice and consent of the Senate; specifying the term of the State Superintendent; requiring an individual who holds the office of the State Admini...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB948Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Maryland Office of the Inspector General and an Advisory Board for the Office; establishing that the Advisory Board has the powers to appoint and remove the Inspector General; providing for the position, term, qualifications, and aut...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB747Intro

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Altering 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
MDSJ5Intro

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Emphasizing the General Assembly's support, and urging the support, of female monthly cycle tracking education for adolescent girls; and encouraging the State Board of Education to update the comprehensive health education program to include certain ...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1162Intro

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Authorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review certain matters and make certain recommendations relating to the Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports and Events Facility; authorizing the Authority to acquire by certain means a Hagerstown Multi-Use Sports...
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2021-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB150Intro

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Prohibiting a member of the House of Delegates from sponsoring more than 12 bills in a legislative session; authorizing a member of the House to introduce up to 3 bills in excess of a certain limit under certain circumstances; and providing for the a...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHJ2Intro

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Terminating the Governor's state of emergency and declaring the intent of the General Assembly to order the Governor to cease issuing renewals of the state of emergency.
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1089Intro

Sine Die
Repealing certain provisions of law relating to the establishment of the Baltimore City School Police Force; prohibiting a local school system from contracting with certain law enforcement agencies for a certain purpose; prohibiting a local school sy...
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2021-02-17
To House Ways and Means Committee
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