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MDSB891PassAltering the maximum civil penalty that may be assessed against a person for a violation of the Maryland Antitrust Act from $100,000 to $10,000 for each violation; and providing that each day a violation of the Act continues is a separate violation.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 848
MDHB1544PassAltering the maximum civil penalty that may be assessed against a person for a violation of the Maryland Antitrust Act from $100,000 to $10,000; and providing that each day a violation of the Act continues is a separate violation.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 847
MDHB1539PassProviding that certain general contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by a subcontractor regardless of whether the subcontractor is in a direct contractual relationship with the gene...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 846
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
MDHB175PassAuthorizing local jurisdictions to use one speed monitoring system at the intersection of Old Fort Road and Maryland Route 210 (Indian Head Highway) in Prince George's County, subject to certain placement and signage and device requirements; and prov...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 806
MDHB212VetoAuthorizing a court as a condition of sentencing to prohibit a defendant convicted of certain crimes relating to cruelty against animals from owning, possessing, or residing with an animal for a specified period of time.
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB490VetoEstablishing the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee to advise the Maryland Department of Health on certain matters relating to the certification and training of community health workers; requiring the Department to adopt certain regulat...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB213VetoRepealing a provision that provides for the termination of a prohibition on selling alcoholic beverages that are sold in a powder or crystalline form for direct use or use in combination with water or any other substance.
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB180VetoProhibiting a train or light engine used in connection with the movement of freight from being operated in the State unless it has at least two crew members; establishing certain penalties; providing a railroad company is solely responsible for the a...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB888VetoProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB8PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize the State Board of Nursing to grant two 90-day extensions for the renewal of a certain license or certificate pending receipt of criminal history record information; repealing a provision of law that...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 656
MDHB312PassIncreasing the penalties for obstructing, hindering, or interfering with a school bus driver or a certain individual who is involved in providing public transportation services under certain circumstances.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 619
MDHB373PassRepealing provisions relating to a home detention program in Cecil County; authorizing the Sheriff of Cecil County to establish home detention, pretrial release, work release, and prerelease programs; requiring the Sheriff to adopt regulations necess...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 608
MDSB826PassProhibiting an agent, a landlord, or an operator from making false representations or statements to tenants in violation of certain laws in Baltimore City; prohibiting certain individuals from making false representations or statements in connection ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 638
MDHB903PassProhibiting the parking of a disabled, inoperable, or immobilized vehicle on a public street for more than 7 days in Washington County; requiring that certain notice be posted on a vehicle parked in violation of the Act prior to towing the vehicle; r...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 780
MDHB1094PassProhibiting under criminal law a person that distributes tobacco products for commercial purposes from distributing to a minor an electronic nicotine delivery system; prohibiting under criminal law certain persons from purchasing for or selling an el...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 785
MDSB874PassProviding that certain immunity provisions relating to medical cannabis apply to the possession of medical cannabis; and prohibiting certain third-party vendors authorized by the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to take certain actions ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 601
MDHB1448PassAllowing the District Court or a circuit court to authorize the clerk of the court to approve an individual installment plan agreement for the payment of certain fines for traffic offenses under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain defendant ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 792
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
MDHB1553PassProhibiting an agent, a landlord, or an operator from making false representations or statements to tenants in violation of certain laws in Baltimore City; prohibiting certain individuals from making false representations or statements in connection ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 637
MDHB1506PassAuthorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Office of the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a certain person that violates certain provisions of law on behalf of a certain person; authorizin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 794
MDSB108PassRepealing requirements that fees for the licensure and permitting of behavioral health programs and facilities, medical laboratories, tissue banks, and health care facilities be set by the Secretary of Health; repealing certain provisions of law rega...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 661
MDHB319PassAltering to under 16 years of age rather than 18 years, the age range for which a certain charge relating to truancy is applicable; reducing the maximum terms of imprisonment from 10 to 3 days for a first conviction and 30 to 5 days for subsequent co...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 706
MDHB2PassAltering the definition of "grower" to mean an entity that cultivates or packages medical cannabis and is authorized to provide cannabis to certain entities; establishing a Compassionate Use Fund to provide access to medical cannabis for certain indi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 598
MDSB79PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration, on request of the Child Support Administration, to expunge a record of a suspension for failure to pay child support under certain circumstances; prohibiting a request by the Child Support Administration to...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413
MDHB187PassRequiring certain revenue, fees, and examination and investigation fees and assessments relating to the licensure of collection agencies, consumer lenders, installment lenders, sales finance companies, mortgage lenders, check cashing services, and cr...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 479
MDSB163PassEstablishing the State Community Health Worker Advisory Committee to advise the Maryland Department of Health on matters relating to the certification and training of community health workers; requiring the Department to adopt regulations for accredi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 441
MDSB491PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 426
MDSB769PassProhibiting a person from causing another to engage in certain sexual activity or in the production of a certain visual representation or performance by making certain threats; prohibiting a person from knowingly distributing a certain visual represe...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365
MDSB492PassRequiring the Board of Public Works to collect certain information related to health care for all construction-related, competitive sealed bids for projects for a certain time period; requiring the Board to direct certain agencies to include certain ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
MDSB927PassAuthorizing a county and a municipality to impose a penalty against an alarm system contractor for the alarm system contractor's failure to register an alarm system under certain circumstances; authorizing a county and a municipality to impose a pena...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 478
MDHB1117PassAuthorizing a county and a municipality to impose a penalty against an alarm system contractor for the alarm system contractor's failure to register an alarm system under certain circumstances; authorizing a county and a municipality to impose a pena...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 477
MDHB1303PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 425
MDHB1554PassRequiring the Child Support Administration to develop an electronic application process for participation in the Child Support Payment Incentive Program; requiring the Administration to include certain payments made by a child support obligor when ca...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 406
MDHB877PassRequiring that the owner of a burial site or land encompassing a burial site that is more than 50 years old and in which the majority of persons interred have been interred for over 50 years to consult with the Maryland Historical Trust regarding cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 506
MDSB973PassClarifying that the Maryland Transportation Authority may refer certain unpaid video tolls and associated civil penalties to the Central Collection Unit for collection; authorizing the Authority to recall certain unpaid video tolls and associated civ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 547
MDSB944PassProhibiting a person or an agent, a representative, or a designee of the State or a local government from requiring, coercing, or compelling an individual to undergo a certain implanting of a certain identification device; authorizing an individual w...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 453
MDHB1172PassRepealing a requirement that the Department of Natural Resources hold a certain hearing within 60 days after a person who holds a certain license to catch oysters received a citation for a certain offense; requiring the Department to hold a certain h...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 520
MDHB1717PassAltering the definition of "personal information" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing the protection of information by government agencies to exclude voter registration numbers.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 552
MDSB1242PassRequiring that the owner of a burial site or land encompassing a burial site that is more than 50 years old and in which the majority of persons interred have been interred for more than 50 years to consult with the Maryland Historical Trust regardin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 507
MDHB913PassRequiring 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 395
MDHB848PassAltering a certain prohibition on a consumer bringing a certain action or proceeding against a consumer reporting agency; altering the manner in which a consumer may place, temporarily lift, or remove a security freeze; requiring a consumer reporting...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDSB728PassProhibiting a person from selling a battery operated smoke alarm in the State for a certain purpose on or after October 1, 2018, unless the smoke alarm is a sealed, tamper resistant unit incorporating a silence/hush button and using one or more long-...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 484
MDHB67PassRepealing certain criminal penalties for a violation of certain prohibitions against selling or installing a certain plumbing-related fixture or other device that is not water-conserving.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 343
MDSB87PassRequiring a person to be registered by the Maryland Department of Health before the person transports a controlled dangerous substance into the State under certain circumstances; altering the lists of substances designated as controlled dangerous sub...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDHB452PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 291
MDSB389PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDSB253PassRepealing a provision that provides for the termination of a prohibition on selling alcoholic beverages that are sold in a powder or crystalline form for direct use or use in combination with water or any other substance.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 224
MDSB707PassProhibiting a person from transporting a certain rapid fire trigger activator into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a certain rapid fire trigger activator, subject to a certain ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 252
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