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MDHB67PassAltering the maximum civil penalty to which an unauthorized insurer or person that violates certain provisions of State insurance law is subject for each violation; and altering the maximum civil penalty that the Maryland Insurance Commissioner may i...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 119
MDHB244PassAltering certain civil penalties for violations of the Maryland Occupational Safety and Health Act; and requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to annually increase the maximum and minimum civil penalties, beginning in 2025, by the percentag...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 104
MDSB216PassIncreasing, from $10,000 to $25,000, the cap on penalties for an employer's failure to secure required workers' compensation insurance or comply with an order of the State Workers' Compensation Commission regarding an employer's failure to secure req...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDSB298PassAuthorizing the State Board of Electricians to impose a civil penalty of up to $5,000 instead of or in addition to reprimanding a licensee or suspending or revoking a license for certain violations; requiring the Board to consider certain factors to ...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 108
MDSB268PassAltering the enforcement and after-the-fact application approval procedures required as minimum elements of a local jurisdiction's Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays Critical Area Program to apply to all critical area violations; repealing the 30-d...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 80
MDSB273PassProhibiting a person from intentionally operating an unmanned aircraft over a correctional facility to record images of the facility without the authorization of the managing official of the correctional facility or the Secretary of Public Safety and...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 101
MDSB229PassAltering the maximum civil penalty to which an unauthorized insurer or person that violates certain provisions of State insurance law is subject for each violation; and altering the maximum civil penalty that the Maryland Insurance Commissioner may i...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 120
MDSB480PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and willfully making a threat to harm an election official or an immediate family member of an election official because of the election official's role in administering the election process; and establishing that ...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 20
MDHB513PassAltering the distribution of revenue from civil fines collected through the use of work zone speed control systems; altering the highways on which a work zone speed control system may be used; clarifying that a system operator does not need to be pre...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 17
MDHB585PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and willfully making a threat to harm an election official or an immediate family member of an election official because of the election official's role in administering the election process; and establishing that ...
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2024-04-09
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 21
MDSB1Enroll
75%
Altering a certain charge that may be assessed to a public service company; providing for the recovery of certain costs through rates; establishing an energy salesperson license for certain persons that offer or sell electricity or gas supply agreeme...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB139Enroll
75%
Adding gas and electric utility services to the types of utility services for which certain landlords are required to provide a certain notice in a written lease and a copy of a certain receipt or bill summary under certain circumstances.
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB105Enroll
75%
Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to require persons who are convicted of or granted probation before judgment for certain criminal offenses related to driving while impaired by alcohol, a drug or drug combination, or a combination of drugs ...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB346Engross
50%
Authorizing a person who is at least 21 years age to manufacture a personal use amount of cannabis products or concentrated cannabis for personal use or adult sharing at a private residence if the manufacturing process does not involve the use of a v...
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2024-04-08
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Carter) Adopted
MDSB379Enroll
75%
Extending the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and renaming it to be the Task Force to Study Crime Reclassification and Penalties; requiring the Task Force to study the penalties for crimes and civil offenses under State law, the potential ne...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB465Enroll
75%
Increasing, from $5,000 to $10,000, the maximum civil penalty for the knowing failure of an employer to properly classify an individual as an employee; and requiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, on a showing by clear and convincing evidenc...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB457Enroll
75%
Requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a system to track the chain of custody of synthetic turf installed on sports and playing fields; requiring the custodian of a synthetic turf sports or playing field in the State to report chain...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB456Enroll
75%
Establishing a local delivery service permit that authorizes the holder to deliver alcoholic beverages from a certain retail license holder that is authorized to deliver alcoholic beverages to purchasers in a certain jurisdiction under certain circum...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB567Enroll
75%
Establishing generally the manner in which a controller or a processor may process a consumer's personal data; authorizing a consumer to exercise certain rights in regards to the consumer's personal data; requiring a controller of personal data to es...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB500Enroll
75%
Altering the qualifications for an award from the Child Care Career and Professional Development Fund to include a service obligation to work in an approved child care setting for at least 20 hours per week; requiring the Office of Child Care to prio...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB577Enroll
75%
Establishing the Study on the Establishment of a Homeless Shelter Licensing Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development; requiring the Study to review current habitability and admissions standards of homeless shelters in the State;...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB504Enroll
75%
Requiring recreational vehicle dealers to hold a dealer agreement with a recreational vehicle manufacturer to sell the manufacturer's recreational vehicles in the State; establishing licensing requirements for a recreational vehicle manufacturer, dis...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB603Enroll
75%
Requiring a certain entity that offers an online product reasonably likely to be accessed by children to complete a certain data protection impact assessment by April 1, 2026, under certain circumstances; requiring certain privacy protections for cer...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB693Enroll
75%
Establishing the Office of Tenant and Landlord Affairs in the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide certain educational resources and information to tenants; requiring the Office to develop and publish a Maryland Tenants' Bill of...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB653Enroll
75%
Providing certain persons standing in certain environmental and natural resources protection proceedings; authorizing persons that meet certain standing requirements to bring certain civil actions under certain circumstances; requiring a plaintiff, u...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB683Enroll
75%
Specifying the maximum amounts of certain fees relating to tree expert licensing established by the Department of Natural Resources by regulation; and authorizing the Department to permanently revoke or temporarily suspend a tree expert license if th...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB760Enroll
75%
Prohibiting a merchant from selling a certain open- or closed-loop gift card to a consumer unless the merchant meets certain requirements; requiring a certain merchant to provide training to all employees of the merchant on identifying and responding...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB896Engross
50%
Prohibiting a merchant from selling a certain open- or closed-loop gift card to a consumer unless the merchant meets certain requirements; requiring a merchant to provide to the employees of the merchant training on identification of gift card fraud;...
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2024-04-08
Senate Conference Committee Appointed (Senators Kramer, Hayes and Mautz)
MDSB949Engross
50%
Providing that a party in a criminal trial involving an allegation of a sexual crime may not introduce evidence that physical evidence of a sexual crime was obtained using certain materials; providing that selling, offering for sale, or distributing ...
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2024-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1056Enroll
75%
Prohibiting licensees that sell cigarettes, other tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices at retail from displaying cigarettes, other tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices for sale unless located behind a counter; requiring certain ...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB915Enroll
75%
Altering the regulatory approach for controlling invasive plant species in the State, including repealing certain provisions of law relating to a two-tiered regulatory approach and requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a list of prohibi...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB951Enroll
75%
Establishing the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Workgroup; and requiring the Workgroup to report its framework and recommendations to the Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee and the House Economic Matters Committee on or before...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1028Enroll
75%
Establishing the Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment Workgroup; and requiring the Workgroup to report its framework and recommendations to the Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee and the House Economic Matters Committee on or before...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB964Enroll
75%
Requiring the holder of a Class B or Class D alcoholic beverages license in Carroll County or an individual designated by the license holder who has completed training in an approved alcohol awareness program to be present on the licensed premises at...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1056Enroll
75%
Prohibiting a 340B manufacturer from taking certain direct or indirect actions to limit or restrict the acquisition or delivery of a 340B drug; making a violation of the Act an unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice within the meaning of the C...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1047Enroll
75%
Providing that a party in a criminal trial involving an allegation of sexually assaultive behavior may not introduce information that physical evidence of sexually assaultive behavior was obtained using certain materials; providing that selling, offe...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1147Enroll
75%
Prohibiting, on or after October 1, 2024, a person from installing, supplying, selling, soliciting, or offering for sale playground surfacing materials that contain a certain concentration of lead or a component product, material, or substance to whi...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1180Engross
50%
Prohibiting licensees that sell cigarettes, other tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices at retail from displaying cigarettes, other tobacco products, or electronic smoking devices for sale unless located behind a counter; requiring certain ...
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2024-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1308Enroll
75%
Prohibiting a person from recording a deed or other instrument that the person knows contains false information; establishing a 3-year limitation on when a prosecution for a violation of the Act may be commenced; establishing a fine not to exceed $50...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1439Enroll
75%
Increasing the motor vehicle registration emergency medical system surcharge for certain motor vehicles; providing for the distribution of revenues derived from the surcharge; altering certain provisions of law related to the Maryland Trauma Physicia...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1482Enroll
75%
Altering penalties for failing to maintain certain required security for certain motor vehicles; and altering the amount of the penalties that are required to be paid for fiscal year 2025 to the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund and the base amount ...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB734Enroll
75%
Repealing the performing arts theater beer and wine license in Harford County; establishing in Harford County a performing arts nonprofit organization license that authorizes the holder to sell or serve beer, wine, and liquor at certain locations for...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB635Enroll
75%
Establishing in Harford County a performing arts nonprofit organization beer, wine, and liquor license that authorizes the holder to sell or serve beer, wine, and liquor for on-premises consumption at up to three locations designated at the time of a...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB9Enroll
75%
Authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Prince George's County to issue a Class C (fraternal/sororal/service organization) alcoholic beverages license for use by an independent and nonprofit fraternal or sororal organization that meets cer...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB468Enroll
75%
Requiring a private home detention monitoring agency to notify the court within 24 hours after a defendant subject to home monitoring as a condition of pretrial release has violated a condition of home detention monitoring; requiring a private home d...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB740Enroll
75%
Altering the time period within which a court may prohibit a person convicted under certain circumstances of operating a vessel while under the influence of alcohol from operating a vessel on the waters of the State; requiring the Department of Natur...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB1092Enroll
75%
Increasing the motor vehicle registration emergency medical system surcharge to $40.00 per year for certain motor vehicles; altering certain provisions of law related to the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund, including provisions related to the...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB155Enroll
75%
Establishing a pilot program to authorize the use of noise abatement monitoring systems in Montgomery County and Prince George's County to enforce certain motor vehicle noise requirements; requiring a county that authorizes a program of noise abateme...
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2024-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB307Enroll
75%
Authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Prince George's County to issue a Class C (fraternal/sororal/service organization) alcoholic beverages license for use by an independent and nonprofit fraternal or sororal organization that meets cer...
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2024-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB948Engross
50%
Providing that multiple thefts committed by the same person in multiple counties under one scheme or continuing course of conduct may be joined and prosecuted in any county in which any one of the thefts occurred; prohibiting one or more persons from...
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2024-04-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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