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MDHB3IntroAltering, from 15 years to 20 years or the equivalent of 20 years considering certain allowances, the time period that inmates sentenced to life imprisonment for a crime committed on or after October 1, 2021, must serve before becoming eligible for p...
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2021-02-25
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB277IntroEstablishing as first-degree child abuse three or more acts that constitute second-degree child abuse committed as a continuing course of conduct; and applying certain penalties.
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2021-02-25
Favorable Report by Judiciary
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
MDSB22EngrossProhibiting an individual from engaging in the business of inspecting an on-site sewage disposal system unless the person holds a valid on-site wastewater property transfer inspection license issued by the Department of the Environment on or after Ju...
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2021-02-25
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB577IntroRequiring the Secretary of Labor to adopt certain regulations, on or before October 1, 2021, relating to housing, accommodations, safety, health, rights, and welfare of H-2A and H-2B visa and migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
MDHB226IntroAuthorizing Baltimore City to recover the costs of implementing and administering a traffic control signal monitoring system, a speed monitoring system, a school bus monitoring camera, or a vehicle height monitoring system; requiring Baltimore City, ...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB284IntroProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing Baltimore City to use, under certain standards and procedures, a certain bus lane monitori...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB484EngrossProhibiting a health care facility from providing peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis treatment services unless the individual performing the dialysis procedure has been trained in the peritoneal dialysis or hemodialysis technique being performed; es...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Finance 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
MDHB1350IntroRequiring a treasurer of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, all disbursements for the entity; authorizing the chairman of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, disbursements for the entity under certain circumst...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means 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
MDSB625IntroAltering certain circumstances under which an individual who has been convicted of a crime is not qualified for jury service; and repealing a provision specifying that an individual is not qualified for jury service if the individual has a certain ch...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDHB407EngrossProhibiting an individual from engaging in the business of inspecting an on-site sewage disposal system unless the person holds a valid on-site wastewater property transfer inspection license issued by the Department of the Environment on or after Ju...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDHB866IntroRequiring a business that generated recyclable material to submit a recycling report to the county on or before March 1 each year; specifying the contents of the recycling report; establishing that a business that violates the Act is subject to a civ...
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2021-02-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB451EngrossRequiring certain local jurisdictions to adopt provisions for the remote visual inspection of certain residential rental property under certain circumstances; requiring a certain local provision to be calculated to achieve a remote visual inspection ...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
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
MDHB77EngrossProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2022, a person from supplying, selling, offering for sale, or manufacturing a high-PAH driveway sealer for use in the State; prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2022, a person from applying or soliciting the applic...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDHB391EngrossProhibiting a person who is at least 13 years old, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a nonprofit entity, the State, or any unit or political subdivision of the State from knowingly and intentionally releasing, or causing to be released, o...
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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
MDHB1009IntroProhibiting a certain mortgage servicer from commencing or completing an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust during a state of emergency and catastrophic health emergency; requiring a servicer to grant a forbearance to a borrower under ce...
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2021-02-17
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB939IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB302EngrossEstablishing the State Board of On-Site Wastewater Professionals in the Department of the Environment to regulate individuals who perform on-site wastewater services in the State and to establish minimum standards for certain on-site wastewater syste...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDSB848IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912IntroProhibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law; prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against certain employees under certain circumstances; ...
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2021-02-16
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 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
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
MDHB502IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary 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
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
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
MDSB762IntroAltering the powers and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; requiring the Department, by December 1, 2024, to adopt regulations necessary fo...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 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
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
MDSB395IntroAltering provisions of law relating to murder in the first degree; providing that a person who was a child at the time of the offense may not be found to have committed murder in the first degree under certain provisions of law; authorizing a persons...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Judicial Proceedings 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
MDSB170EngrossProhibiting persons without lawful authority from willfully altering, disconnecting, tampering with, removing, or otherwise interfering with certain transportation-related property or an intelligent transportation system; and establishing penalties f...
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2021-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1118IntroProhibiting certain facilities or certain staff from discriminating against certain individuals or residents based on the actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status of the ...
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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
MDSB456IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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