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MDHB1018PassRequiring the Governor, in fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $500,000 for the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence; requiring the Governor's Office ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 350
MDHB912PassRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries of the procedure to request a referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; establishing a certain requirement on certain insurers, nonp...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 271
MDSB707PassRequiring each carrier to inform members and beneficiaries of the procedure to request a referral to a specialist or nonphysician specialist who is not part of the carrier's provider panel; establishing a certain requirement on certain insurers, nonp...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 272
MDHB794PassEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund Advisory Council in the Maryland Department of Health to provide specific findings and recommendations regarding the allocation of money from the Opioid Restitution Fund; and altering the permissible uses for ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 270
MDSB273PassProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a p...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDHB275PassProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a person from using, manufacturing, or knowingly selling or distributing Class B fire-fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals in the State; prohibiting, on or after January 1, 2024, a p...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 138
MDHB389PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB487PassRequiring a procurement officer, in an invitation for bids or a request for proposals, to include a certain summary of the factors used to determine the expected degree of minority business enterprise participation for the contract; requiring the Gov...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDSB881PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Practice Known as "Swatting" to study the laws applicable to and make recommendations relating to legislative changes to prohibit the practice known as "swatting"; and requiring the Task Force to report its fi...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDSB192PassAltering the termination date for certain provisions of law concerning the Minority Business Enterprise Program; and altering the date by which the final report on a certain study of the Minority Business Enterprise Program is required to be submitte...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 117
MDSB419PassRequiring the appropriation of certain funds from the Opioid Restitution Fund to be made in accordance with certain settlement agreements; requiring the Secretary of Health to establish and administer a grant program for the distribution of certain o...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 85
MDHB1086PassRequiring the appropriation of certain funds from the Opioid Restitution Fund to be made in accordance with certain settlement agreements; requiring the Secretary of Health to establish and administer a grant program for the distribution of certain o...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 84
MDSB72Enroll

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Requiring 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; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDHB496Enroll

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Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide temporary benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB275PassEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requirin...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 48
MDSB279PassAltering the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund to include money received by the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General from a final settlement, an agreement, or a judgment relating to an investigation or enfor...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 21
MDHB424Enroll

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Providing for the annual salaries of the Comptroller, the Treasurer, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of State.
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB571PassAltering the Access to Counsel in Evictions Special Fund to include money received by the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General from a final settlement, an agreement, or a judgment relating to an investigation or enfor...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 20
MDHB837PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State by March 1, 2023; altering certain provisions relating to penalties, charging procedures...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDHB324Enroll

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Requiring 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; requiring the Office of the Attorney General and the...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB896Engross

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Renaming the Independent Investigative Unit in the Office of the Attorney General to be the Independent Investigations Division; authorizing the Attorney General or certain designated individuals to seek certain injunctive relief or issue a certain s...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB391Enroll

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Authorizing a governmental entity to recover certain court costs and attorney's fees for certain actions; requiring that the Comptroller deposit civil penalties or damages collected by the State under the Maryland False Claims Act or other provisions...
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2022-04-01
Passed Enrolled
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB221Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to notify the Attorney General each time the Department initiates a certain administrative action; altering the enforcement authority of the Department under various provisions of law, including provisions ...
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2022-03-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB259Engross

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Regulating the use of biometric data by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric data to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for ...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB565Intro

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Prohibiting a person from selling an essential good or service during a state of emergency and for the 90 days following the end of the state of emergency for a price of 10% or more of the price charged prior to a state of emergency; and requiring th...
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2022-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1074Intro

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Requiring the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to provide the Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee with any record that the Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee requests for the purpose of conducting a legal complian...
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1203Intro

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Prohibiting a private-sector 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...
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1368Intro

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Prohibiting a social media website from taking certain actions to censor the religious speech or political speech of a certain user; authorizing the Attorney General to bring a certain civil cause of action under certain circumstances; providing that...
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1354Intro

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Prohibiting a person from willfully destroying, mutilating, defacing, injuring, or removing certain monuments under certain circumstances; requiring a court to order restitution for certain costs; authorizing prosecution of certain offenses by a cert...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1087Intro

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Requiring the appropriation of certain funds from the Opioid Restitution Fund to be made in accordance with certain settlement agreements; requiring the Secretary of Health to establish and administer a grant program for the distribution of certain o...
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2022-03-07
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1396Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and use c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB779Intro

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Requiring the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to provide the Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee with any record that the Attorney General or the Attorney General's designee requests for the purpose of conducting a legal complian...
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2022-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB431Intro

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Requiring an employer who employs individuals in a food service facility or retail establishment to pay certain employees at a certain rate of pay for certain shifts of work, except under certain circumstances; and providing that certain employees em...
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2022-03-01
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB873Intro

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Prohibiting a certain firearm industry member from knowingly or recklessly engaging in conduct that is unlawful or unreasonable in the State and that endangers the safety or health of the public; requiring a firearm industry member to establish and u...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1099Intro

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Altering the prohibition on reprisal against certain employees for certain disclosures and actions under the Maryland Whistleblower Law in the Executive Branch of State Government; and altering certain procedures and remedies relating to whistleblowe...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1358Intro

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Establishing that each individual within the State has a right to confidentiality and privacy concerning the individual's personal medical information; prohibiting certain persons from adopting certain policies relating to an individual's personal me...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1360Intro

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Providing for the circumstances under and the manner in which a person may provide an abortion-inducing drug to a pregnant woman; establishing reporting requirements related to the use of abortion-inducing drugs in the State; requiring the Maryland D...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1413Intro

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Altering the duties of certain licensing authorities in certain provisions of law relating to the suspension or denial of certain occupational licenses for child support arrearages to provide for the disclosure of the taxpayer identification number o...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB402Intro

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Altering the enforcement authority of the Department of the Environment under various provisions of law, including provisions relating to waterway construction and dam safety, tidal and nontidal wetlands, drinking water, and waterworks, wastewater wo...
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB135Intro

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Prohibiting, beginning January 1, 2023, a food service business from providing certain single-use food or beverage products to a customer ordering carryout or delivery from or dining inside the food service business unless the customer requests or ac...
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB258Intro

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Establishing requirements of employers related to the provision of seating for employees by employers; and establishing certain enforcement mechanisms, including by creating a private right of action.
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2022-02-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB313Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that certain officials are subject to a recall election; requiring the recall of certain officials to be proposed by the filing of a petition for recall with the Secretary of State which ...
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2022-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB859Intro

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Prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws relating to firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition; requiring the Attorney General to defend a resident of the State in certain federal prosecutions; and authorizing a resident of the...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1040Intro

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Requiring the Office of the Attorney General to submit, by September 1, 2022, an advice of counsel letter to the Governor, the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, the House Judiciary Committee, the President of the Senate, and the Speaker of the H...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1342Intro

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Legalizing the possession and use of a certain amount of cannabis by a person of at least a certain age; providing for expungement of records, dismissal of charges, and commutation of sentences in certain cases involving cannabis-related charges; pro...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1373Intro

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Establishing what constitutes a conflict of interest for the Attorney General and a State's Attorney in certain cases involving a police officer under certain circumstances; and prohibiting the Attorney General and a State's Attorney from being invol...
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB781Intro

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Requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to take certain actions related to the inclusion of performance data and information in reports and the creation of a scorecard of quantifiable safety indicators; requiri...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1046Intro

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Establishing requirements, procedures, and prohibitions relating to the use of facial recognition technology by a law enforcement agency under certain circumstances; requiring, beginning October 1, 2023, and each October 1 thereafter, a law enforceme...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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