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MDHB631PassProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential off-patent or generic drug; establishing that it is not a violation of a specified provision of the Act for a wholesale distributor to incr...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 818
MDHB746PassRequiring the Attorney General to assign an assistant Attorney General to provide legal services to the Public School Labor Relations Board, the Higher Education Labor Relations Board, and the State Labor Relations Board; requiring the chair of the P...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 806
MDHB1134PassEstablishing the Maryland Financial Consumer Protection Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; prohibiting a member of the Commission from receiving specified compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement ...
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2017-05-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 781
MDHB433VetoClarifying what constitutes good cause for the purposes of removal of a certified minority business enterprise after the execution of a contract; prohibiting the failure of a certified minority business to provide a specified bond from being consider...
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2017-05-26
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB310PassRepealing a specified provision of law relating to prequalification of specified bidders and offerors; increasing from $100,000 to $200,000 the total value of specified contracts, leases, or other agreements that require a business to file a specifie...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 587
MDHB390PassRepealing a specified provision of law relating to prequalification of bidders and offerors; increasing from $100,000 to $200,000 the total value of specified contracts, leases, or other agreements that require a business to file a specified disclosu...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 586
MDHB1021PassReorganizing procurement by establishing a Chief Procurement Officer to control and oversee specified State procurement activity; providing for the appointment of the Chief Procurement Officer; renaming the Procurement Advisory Council as the Procure...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 590
MDHB628PassRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Office of Administrative Hearings, in consultation with stakeholders and other interested parties, to adopt regulations for the supervision of each board or commission that is composed of i...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 613
MDSB517PassRequiring the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene and the Office of Administrative Hearings, in consultation with stakeholders and other interested parties, to adopt regulations for the supervision of each board or commission that is composed of i...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 614
MDHB584PassAuthorizing a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological product, or device to make available the investigational drug, biological product, or device to eligible patients; requiring a manufacturer of an investigational drug, biological produ...
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2017-05-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 771
MDSB1023VetoRequiring the Department of Legislative Services to obtain adjusted census data and provide the census data to a temporary redistricting commission; creating a temporary redistricting commission; requiring the Commission to hold at least six public h...
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2017-05-08
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB304PassProhibiting a person from employing an individual not registered with the State Board of Individual Tax Preparers to provide specified tax preparation services; providing specified employees of the Field Enforcement Bureau of the Comptroller's Office...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 379
MDSB309PassIncorporating specified findings and evidence associated with a specified Minority Business Enterprise Program; requiring that approved applicants for a proposed offshore wind project comply with the Program to a specified extent; clarifying what con...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
MDSB450PassRequiring the State Open Meetings Law Compliance Board, in conjunction with the Office of the Attorney General, to develop, conduct educational programs and distribute educational materials on the requirements of the open meetings law to the staff an...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 526
MDHB880PassRequiring the State Open Meetings Law Compliance Board, in conjunction with the Office of the Attorney General, to develop and conduct educational programs and distribute educational materials on the requirements of the open meetings law to the staff...
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2017-05-04
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB879PassAltering provisions of the ethics law governing the period of time during which former members of the General Assembly are prohibited from representing or assisting specified parties for compensation in specified matters; altering the penalty for a s...
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2017-04-11
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 31
MDSB835IntroProhibiting a specified government agent from taking specified actions for immigration enforcement purposes; prohibiting a law enforcement official from stopping, arresting, searching, or detaining an individual for purposes of investigating a suspec...
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2017-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB1200EngrossMaking it an unfair or deceptive trade practice under the Maryland Consumer Protection Act for an Internet service provider to sell or transfer for marketing purposes a consumer's personally identifying information without the consumer's express and ...
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2017-04-10
Referred Economic Matters
MDHB1143EngrossAltering the information that employers are required to give employees within 30 days after the first date of employment; and requiring employers to provide employees with an explanation of how wages were calculated.
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2017-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB437EngrossRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to review specified prescription drug transparency and notification laws and initiatives and information for purposes of assessing proposals for the adoption and implementation of...
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2017-04-06
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB913PassAuthorizing the Attorney General to employ specified assistant counsel; authorizing the Attorney General to take specified actions on civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens th...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDSB571PassEstablishing the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to monitor and assess the impact of potential and actual federal changes to specified health care programs and to provide recommendations for State and local action to protect ...
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2017-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 17
MDSB1005IntroRequiring a specified owner of a mobile home park to provide written notice of any increase in the annual rent for a site to a specified resident, a specified homeowners association, and the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorn...
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2017-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1058EngrossIncreasing from one-third to one half the maximum portion of a home improvement contract price that a person may receive as a deposit before or at the time of execution of a home improvement contract.
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2017-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1307IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive specified rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracting service in the St...
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2017-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB780IntroAuthorizing a county or municipality to conduct a third-party audit of specified sexual assault cases; requiring a county or municipality to arrange a third-party audit of sexual assault cases under specified circumstances; establishing the requireme...
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2017-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1065EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Law Enforcement Surveillance Technologies for the purpose of reviewing the current and planned use of surveillance technology by law enforcement agencies in the State, including specified matters; requiring State ...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB767EngrossRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a recording from a specified body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer regarding specified individuals; requiring specified notification of specified indivi...
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2017-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB1020IntroReorganizing the Maryland Health Care Commission and the Health Services Cost Review Commission to be the Maryland Health Care and Cost Review Commission; repealing the Health Services Cost Review Commission, the Health Services Cost Review Commissio...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1362EngrossProviding that an official of State government or a local government is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state that will be used for specified purposes; stating it is th...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB970IntroRequiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a recording from a specified body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer regarding specified individuals; requiring specified notification of specified indivi...
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2017-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB260EngrossAuthorizing a county or municipality to conduct a third-party audit of specified sexual assault cases; requiring a county or municipality to arrange a third-party audit of sexual assault cases under specified circumstances, subject to specified guide...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB726IntroAuthorizing a court, on a specified finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a specif...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1016IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive specified rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracting service in the St...
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2017-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB438IntroAltering the annual reporting requirement of the State Open Meetings Law Compliance Board; altering the scope of the training requirements under the Open Meetings Act; requiring a lobbyist who invites specified employees of the Executive Branch to a ...
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2017-03-14
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB921IntroRequiring the Chief Executive Officer of Maryland Correctional Enterprises and the Secretary of Human Resources to transfer, on or before July 1, 2017, specified special appointment positions to specified employment categories of the State Personnel ...
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2017-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1173IntroRequiring a landlord who offers a dwelling unit for rent in the State under a rent-to-own agreement on or after October 1, 2017, to use a written lease; prohibiting a landlord from entering into or offering to enter into a rent-to-own agreement with ...
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2017-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB547IntroProhibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a specified determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providin...
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2017-03-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB665IntroAuthorizing the Attorney General to take specified actions regarding civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens the public interest and welfare of the residents of the State; requ...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB253IntroAltering the annual reporting requirement of the State Open Meetings Law Compliance Board; altering the scope of the training requirements under the Open Meetings Act; requiring a lobbyist who invites specified employees of the Executive Branch to a ...
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2017-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB966IntroCreating the General Assembly Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create specified General Assembly districts; providing for the membership, qualifications, and duties of the Commiss...
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2017-03-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1161IntroRequiring the Chief Executive Officer of Maryland Correctional Enterprises and the Secretary of Human Resources to transfer, on or before July 1, 2017, specified special appointment positions to specified employment categories of the State Personnel ...
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2017-03-02
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB408IntroProhibiting under specified circumstances a landlord from renting a unit to an individual convicted of a crime of violence within the previous 5 years or allowing an individual convicted of a crime of violence within the previous 5 years to reside in...
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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1493IntroProhibiting a person from making in bad faith a specified assertion regarding a Web site or other electronic communication failing to comply with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act; authorizing a court to consider specified factors as eviden...
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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB666IntroRequiring, on or before March 31 each year, the manufacturer of an expensive drug sold or offered for sale in the State to file with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene a specified annual report; establishing the Drug Price Transparency Adviso...
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2017-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB490IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization, or pay a specified amount to ...
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2017-02-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB531IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization, or pay a specified amount to ...
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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHJ3EngrossDirecting the Attorney General to take specified actions regarding civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens the public interest and welfare of the residents of the State; requir...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB415IntroProhibiting a manufacturer or wholesale distributor from engaging in price gouging in the sale of an essential generic drug; requiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to notify the manufacturer of an essential generic drug and the Attorney Ge...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSJ5EnrollDirecting the Attorney General to take specified actions regarding civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens the public interest and welfare of the residents of the State; requir...
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2017-02-15
Signed by the President and the Speaker - Joint Resolution 1
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