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MDSB164EngrossIncreasing the total amount of awards, from $300,000 to $500,000, the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General is authorized to pay to all claimants for acts or omissions of one registered home builder from the Home Builder ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (130-0)
MDHB304EnrollAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring a certain action under the Consumer Protection Act against a person who violates a certain provision of criminal law regarding the exploitation of a vulner...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB407EnrollEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB630EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Board of Public Works regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materials for use by ...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB872EnrollAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB966EnrollProviding that a certain violation of a certain provision of law shall be a violation of the Consumer Protection Act; prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully referring another person to a certain assisted living program; establishing certai...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB915EnrollRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB1010EnrollEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1539EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Efficient Grant Application Council to study and make recommendations to the Governor's Grants Office and the Department of Budget and Management regarding the entire life cycle of a grant and the creation of certain materia...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1047IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General to study and identify certain information relating to certain firearm crimes committed in the State since August 1, 2015; requiring all State and local law enforcement agencies and other governmental units...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1629EnrollRequiring the Office of the Attorney General to study and identify certain information relating to certain firearm crimes committed in the State since August 1, 2015; requiring all State and local law enforcement agencies and other governmental units...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB442EnrollProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; altering, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023, the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minori...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB4EnrollAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; including in the authorized uses of the Problem Gambling Fund the implementation of free or reduced cost problem gambling pro...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB504EnrollEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource to provide information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Attorney G...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB632EnrollRequiring certain hospitals to provide each patient with a certain written notice related to outpatient facility fees that are charged for services provided at the hospital that is in a certain form; requiring that certain notices be provided to cert...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB784EngrossRequiring the Maryland Cybersecurity Council to review certain practices and methods of collection, use, storage, and disclosure of consumers' personally identifiable information and personal information by certain entities; and requiring the Council...
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2020-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1083EnrollReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB116EnrollIncreasing the total amount of awards, from $300,000 to $500,000, the Consumer Protection Division of the Office of the Attorney General is authorized to pay to all claimants for acts or omissions of one registered home builder from the Home Builder ...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSB613IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-03-16
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB745EngrossReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB918EngrossEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, and families; requiring the Commission to submit ...
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2020-03-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB959EnrollAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB1100EnrollRequiring the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to meet four times per year instead of every 6 weeks; repealing the requirement that the Board hire general counsel; providing that the Attorney General is the legal advisor for the Board; requiring...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSB460EngrossEstablishing the Office of the Environmental and Natural Resources Ombudsman; requiring the Ombudsman to have the ability to analyze environmental and natural resource-related data and communicate effectively with State agencies and the public; provi...
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2020-03-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1333EngrossRequiring the Governor's Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to conduct a study of the participation of minority-owned businesses in the alcoholic beverages industry in the State; providing for the inclusion of certain issues in the...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB403EngrossRequiring the Attorney General, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to develop guidelines to assist public schools, hospitals, and courthouses to draft policies that limit civil immigration enforcement activities on their premises in order to ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1290IntroAuthorizing certain home improvement contractors to obtain the full contract price of a home improvement contract by posting an irrevocable letter of credit in an amount equal to $100,000 per home improvement contract but not exceeding $2,000,000; au...
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2020-03-12
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB1469IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that a person is eligible for the office of Governor or Lieutenant Governor or to serve as a Senator or Delegate in the General Assembly if the person has not yet attained a certain age...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB699EngrossEstablishing the Special Education Ombudsman in the Office of the Attorney General to serve as a resource for information and support to parents, students, and educators regarding special education rights and services; requiring the Ombudsman to subm...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1143IntroProhibiting an employer from disqualifying an individual employed under contract with the employer from subsequent employment with the employer under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain individual to bring a civil action in a certain court t...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1415IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Labor and the Office of the Attorney General, to produce a guidance document concerning the application of certain laws to certain personal care aides; provi...
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2020-03-04
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB776IntroRequiring a registered home builder or a registered sales representative to include in any initial contract for the initial sale of a new home a copy of the most recent edition of "Buying a New Home: Consumer Rights and Remedies Under Maryland Law"; ...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB163IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB484IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to create an Aggravated Murder Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses previously punishable by...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB235EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, in consultation with the Attorney General, to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1615IntroAuthorizing the Office of the Attorney General to seek certain injunctive or other relief for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; prohibiting a person from knowingly and willfully referring another person to a certain assisted living progr...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1612IntroProviding that a certain official is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state for a certain purpose; authorizing the State to indemnify a certain official for certain cost...
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2020-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1590IntroAltering certain penalties for intentionally causing physical injury to a bus operator, a train operator, a light rail operator, or any operator of a vehicle providing transportation services; requiring State and local transportation authorities to a...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1016IntroAuthorizing certain home improvement contractors to obtain the full contract price of a home improvement contract by posting an irrevocable letter of credit in an amount equal to $100,000 per home improvement contract but not exceeding $2,000,000; au...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1448IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to develop certain guidelines relating to the classification and treatment of employees and independent contractors; requiring the guidelines t...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB341IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require single-member delegate districts; altering certain standards for the drawing of legislative districts; proposing a new article to the Maryland Constitution to establish standards for the ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB745IntroEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB736IntroRequiring the Governor, in each fiscal year, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of at least $2,547,873 to the Office of the Attorney General to fund 25 positions to combat and reduce violent crime in Baltimore City.
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1102IntroEstablishing the Music Therapist Advisory Committee within the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists; requiring the Board to adopt regulations and a code of ethics for the practice of music therapy; requiring the Board to set certain ...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1125IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for Attorney General of the State and State Comptroller; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a ...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1165IntroRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries in a certain manner of the right to request a certain referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; requiring, under certain circumstanc...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1071IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1251IntroRequiring that a prosecution against a police officer alleging criminal conduct resulting in a person's death during an encounter with the police officer be brought in a county other than the county in which the death occurred; requiring the Attorney...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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