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MDSB34EngrossRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB948IntroEstablishing 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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2021-02-25
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB268EngrossProviding that the spouse of a person on trial for a crime may be compelled to testify as an adverse witness if the spouse and the person on trial married after the date on which the alleged crime for which the person is on trial occurred.
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB672IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require certain persons who are convicted of, or granted probation before judgment for, certain criminal offenses to participate in the Ignition Interlock System Program for certain periods of time.
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB700IntroRequiring a person having custody of a will to maintain custody of the will, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting the custodian of a will from taking certain actions related to the will, except under certain circumstances; authorizing the ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB875IntroModifying the circumstances under which the juvenile court is prohibited from committing a child to the Department of Juvenile Services for out-of-home placement.
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB922IntroAuthorizing the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness; authorizing the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units; requirin...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB582IntroProviding that a certain personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease certain operat...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1029IntroAltering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child at least a certain age alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1028IntroModifying the circumstances under which the juvenile court is prohibited from committing a child to the Department of Juvenile Services for out-of-home placement.
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB115EngrossAltering certain penalties for a person who displays a canceled, revoked, or suspended driver's license; and providing that a person who violates a certain section of the Act must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB494IntroEstablishing that a person who drives 20 miles per hour or more above the maximum speed limit is guilty of reckless driving; and establishing that a person charged with reckless driving must appear in court and may not prepay the fine.
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2021-02-19
Withdrawn by Sponsor
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
MDSB220EngrossAltering the term "sexual orientation" in the context of hate crimes; including gender identity in the list of characteristics on the basis of which a person may not commit certain acts; authorizing a court to require an offender convicted of hate cr...
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2021-02-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1314IntroProhibiting a social media website from taking certain actions to censor the religious speech or political speech of a certain user; authorizing the Attorney General to bring a certain civil cause of action under certain circumstances; authorizing a ...
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2021-02-18
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB81EngrossProhibiting a person from leaving a dog outside and unattended for longer than 30 minutes without access to continuous suitable shelter during extreme weather conditions, subject to certain exceptions; defining "extreme weather conditions" as tempera...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB178EngrossProviding a penalty of up to $1,000 and up to 1 year of imprisonment or both for a violation of the Act; providing an increased points assessment for certain motor vehicle violations related to participation in a race or speed contest; providing for ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB233EngrossRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB367EngrossCreating the State Board of Common Ownership Community Managers in the Maryland Department of Labor to oversee the licensing of community managers who provide management services for common ownership communities; providing the purpose of the Board is...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB147EngrossRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB363EngrossProhibiting an official or employee from retaliating against an individual for reporting or participating in an investigation of a violation of the Maryland Public Ethics Law.
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB396IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB324EngrossIncreasing, from 10 grams to 1 ounce, the amount of marijuana below which possession is a civil offense, rather than a criminal offense; and creating a presumption that a person in possession of less than 1 ounce of marijuana is not in violation of a...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB311EngrossProhibiting a vehicle facing a circular green signal, a green arrow signal, or a steady yellow signal from entering an intersection if the vehicle is unable to completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohib...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB920IntroRequiring each county board of health and the Baltimore City Health Department to establish certain requirements regarding the manner in which and circumstances under which the health officer for the county, or the health officer's staff, may perform...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB967IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of not more than two speed monitoring systems on Interstate 83 in Baltimore City; requiring that fines collected by Baltimore City as a result of violations enforced by the speed monitoring systems on Interstate 83 b...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB118EngrossProhibiting an individual from causing the serious physical injury or death of a vulnerable individual as a result of the individual operating a vehicle in violation of Maryland Vehicle Law; defining "vulnerable individual" as a pedestrian, including...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB198IntroAltering the prohibited actions for the crime of disturbing the peace; and repealing certain definitions.
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB347EngrossAltering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old that results in inequity; requiring a court, in determining whether a transf...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB346EngrossRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration, under certain circumstances, suspend the registration of a motor vehicle that incurs a certain toll violation; etc.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB393EngrossRenaming the Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland Department of Health to be the Maryland Office of the Inspector General for Health and providing that the Office is an independent unit of the State, rather than a unit in the Department; r...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB684IntroEstablishing a licensing and regulatory system for the practice of certified midwifery under the State Board of Nursing; altering the duties of the Board to require the Board to set standards for the practice of certified midwifery and keep a certain...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB713IntroProhibiting a person from willfully and maliciously destroying, injuring, or defacing a campaign sign that is on another person's property; establishing that a violation of the Act is a misdemeanor with a fine of up to $1,000, or imprisonment for not...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB665IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to install at least one video recording device in each self-contained special education classroom; requiring video recording devices to record self-contained special ed...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1039IntroAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB745IntroAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1093IntroProhibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that prohibits, limits, or penalizes a tenant or another individual for reasonably summoning the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; prohibiting a l...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB739IntroProviding that the requirement to obtain a certain entertainment permit does not apply to the holder of a certain license under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain license holder to offer entertainment when persons under the age of 21 years ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm]
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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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB883IntroRequiring a person located outside the State to have a certain license in order to sell premium cigars or pipe tobacco to a consumer in the State; requiring the Executive Director of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to issue a certain license; auth...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB836IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to disclose certain information contained in a certain record to certain committees of certain facilities and entities under certain circumstances; requiring the Board to notify certain facilities or enti...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB838IntroRequiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity by requiring the voter to present certain proof of identity; requiring the election judge to read the voter's name aloud; requiring a voter to vote a provisional ballot if the voter is unabl...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB82EngrossRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB14EngrossAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation in a certain manner to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and subsequently confined for a felony on ...
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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1083IntroRequiring each county board of health and the Baltimore City Health Department to establish certain requirements regarding the manner in which and circumstances under which the health officer for the county, or the health officer's staff, may perform...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1206IntroRequiring a local health officer, within 24 hours after receiving an anonymous tip alleging that a business is in violation of a COVID-19-related order, to provide notice to the business; requiring the local health officer to provide the business wit...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1256IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, by January 1, 2023, to develop gene sequence and customer screening guidelines for gene synthesis providers and manufacturers of gene synthesis equipment that include certain requirements; requiring the De...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB438IntroProhibiting a person from willfully and maliciously destroying, damaging, vandalizing, or desecrating a certain historically significant monument; providing penalties for violations of the Act; authorizing a court to consider as one crime the aggrega...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB645IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly and without lawful purpose obstructing, hindering, impeding, or blocking the use of a highway; and establishing that knowingly and without lawful purpose obstructing, hindering, impeding, or blocking the use of a h...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB688IntroProhibiting a person from intentionally causing physical injury to another if the person knows or has reason to know that the other is an official, an umpire, a referee, or a judge officiating at a sporting event; authorizing a police officer to arre...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
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