Subject Civil Actions | Current

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Intro
25%
MDSB688Requiring an employer to provide employees with a specified work schedule within a specified time period, notify employees of specified changes, and provide employees with a new work schedule within 24 hours after making a change to the initial sched...
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2015-03-19
Intro
25%
MDHB856Making it a civil offense, subject to specified penalties, for a specified person acting in a professional capacity to fail to report child abuse under specified circumstances; making it a misdemeanor, subject to specified penalties, for a specified ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
25%
MDHB725Extending from 7 to 20 years the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse.
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2015-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB755Providing that a specified provision of law relating to campaign finance entities does not apply to candidates for election to the central committee of a political party if the candidate during an election cycle does not spend more than $1,000 in per...
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2015-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB784Prohibiting, under specified circumstances, an employer from failing or refusing to hire, discharging, or otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee on the basis of the applicant's or employee's engagement in a lawful activity off the ...
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2015-03-19
Intro
25%
MDSB511Providing that, except in the case of a medical emergency, an abortion may not be performed or induced or be attempted to be performed or induced unless a specified physician makes a specified determination; providing that, except in the case of a me...
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2015-03-18
Intro
25%
MDSB792Prohibiting specified entities from taking specified actions regarding organ transplantation and anatomical gifts solely on the basis of an individual's disability; authorizing, under specified circumstances, specified entities to take an individual'...
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2015-03-18
Intro
25%
MDSB614Authorizing a specified insured to elect to obtain specified enhanced underinsured motorist coverage, instead of specified uninsured motorist coverage, under a private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance policy under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-03-17
Intro
25%
MDHB816Authorizing the admissibility of specified evidence in a civil or criminal proceeding to prove membership in or association with a criminal gang.
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2015-03-17
Intro
25%
MDHB1101Authorizing the Inspector General in the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, or a designee of the Inspector General, to subpoena any person or evidence, administer oaths, and take depositions and other testimony for the purpose of investigating ...
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2015-03-17
Intro
25%
MDHB1172Requiring a person to be licensed by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene before the person may provide services to an individual with a developmental disability or a recipient of individual support services; repealing the authority of the Dev...
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2015-03-17
Intro
25%
MDHB492Prohibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providing that the...
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2015-03-16
Intro
25%
MDHB961Providing that, except in the case of a medical emergency, an abortion may not be performed or induced or be attempted to be performed or induced unless a specified physician makes a specified determination; providing that, except in the case of a me...
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2015-03-16
Intro
25%
MDHB365Requiring a State's Attorney, on the filing of a statement of charges or an information against a specified law enforcement officer for a specified felony offense, to immediately forward the case, including any related charges, to the Office of the A...
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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDSB668Extending from 7 to 20 years the statute of limitations in specified civil actions relating to child sexual abuse.
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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDHB608Providing that a plaintiff in a civil action against a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency for injuries resulting from law enforcement officer misconduct may not be required, as a part of a settlement of the civil action, to agree not t...
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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDHB1093Authorizing a specified insured to elect to obtain specified enhanced underinsured motorist coverage, instead of specified uninsured motorist coverage, under a private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance policy under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-03-12
Intro
25%
MDHB398Altering the maximum amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in health care malpractice and other civil actions for a catastrophic injury under specified circumstances; etc.
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB461Increasing from $30,000 to $50,000 the amount in controversy that determines the civil jurisdiction of the District Court in specified cases; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB553Establishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; excluding specified rights and remedies of a claimant and specified other persons; providing for specified procedures; providing for specified benefits a...
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2015-03-11
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Intro
25%
MDHB547Repealing provisions relating to the Health Care Alternative Dispute Resolution Office; prohibiting a person from bringing an action against a health care provider for a medical injury unless the person provides to the health care provider a specifie...
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2015-03-11
Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)
Intro
25%
MDSB712Imposing a tax on the production of natural gas from specified wells in the State; setting the rate of the tax at 2.5% of the gross fair market value of natural gas produced at the wellhead; providing for the administration of the tax by the Comptrol...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB680Providing that evidence of a conviction for a traffic offense may be admitted as evidence in a civil proceeding to prove specified facts under specified circumstances; requiring the trier of fact to determine the weight to be accorded evidence of a c...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB719Expanding the exclusive original civil jurisdiction of the District Court to include a civil action for first-party motor vehicle insurance benefits for uninsured motorist coverage under specified circumstances; and providing for the prospective appl...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB581Authorizing the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a person who violates specified provisions of criminal law on behalf of a victim of the offense or a beneficiary of the victim; providing that a specified criminal convictio...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB885Prohibiting a corporation from using any money or other property of the corporation in connection with a political expenditure unless the stockholders, by a majority vote, have authorized in advance the amount of money or property to be used and dire...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB817Decreasing a specified limitation on noneconomic damages in health care malpractice claims arising on or after October 1, 2015, to $500,000; etc.
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB892Requiring a party who requests the issuance of a subpoena in specified civil actions to compel the attendance of a police officer employed by the Baltimore County Police Department to reimburse the Police Department for the cost of the police officer...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB898Providing immunity from civil liability for a specified person administering medications or treatment in response to an apparent drug overdose if the person is trained and certified under specified protocols established by the Secretary of Health and...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB1035Requiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $500; altering the time at which a holder of a certificate of sale may file to foreclose a right of redemption in Baltimore Ci...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB1088Prohibiting coordinated expenditures between candidates and outside spending organizations, as specified; specifying parameters, limitations, and exceptions regarding coordinated expenditures between candidates and outside spending organizations; spe...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB1019Establishing requirements for the form and content of specified livestock production contracts; requiring livestock production contracts to be reviewed by the Attorney General; establishing that contract producers have specified rights; prohibiting s...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDHB755Altering specified provisions of law regarding the maintenance of public records relating to certain agricultural operations and programs; establishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board; requiring the Governor to publish on the Govern...
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2015-03-11
Intro
25%
MDSB439Requiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $500; altering the time at which a holder of a certificate of sale may file to foreclose a right of redemption in Baltimore Ci...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDSB417Providing that, under specified circumstances, property of a specified trust is not subject to, and a trustee and beneficiaries of that trust may not be held liable for, specified claims of creditors of the settlor; providing that the publication of ...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDSB676Authorizing a qualified patient to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting an individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of a patient; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; establis...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDSB429Establishing the Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; authorizing specified fiduciaries to access specified digital assets under specified circumstances; authorizing a fiduciary to take specified actions concerning an asset under specifie...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB599Authorizing the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to provide that a violation of specified ordinances is punishable as a misdemeanor and enforced in a specified manner and to a specified extent and is a civil infraction and shall be prosecute...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB969Requiring an employer to provide employees with a specified work schedule within a specified time period, notify employees of specified changes, and provide employees with a new work schedule within 24 hours after making a change to the initial sched...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB1027Requiring an employer to pay an employee a specified overtime wage for specified hours worked; prohibiting an employer from requiring an employee to work specified hours except under specified circumstances; authorizing an employee to decline an empl...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB616Repealing provisions authorizing the County Commissioners of St. Mary's County to pass rules, regulations, or resolutions relating to dog licenses, the prohibition of dogs running at large off the property of the owner, the seizure and disposal of do...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB985Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program; providing for the manner in which the Program is to be administered; providing for the powers and duties of the Secretary under the Program; requiring, beginning on January 1, 2016, specifi...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB1051Altering a specified provision of law concerning equal pay for equal work to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity; prohibiting an employer from discriminating between employees in any occupation by providing less favorable employme...
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2015-03-10
Intro
25%
MDHB559Prohibiting the law clinic of a law school at a constituent institution of the University System of Maryland from participating in litigation opposing, contesting, or seeking judicial review of an act, a decision, or a determination of a State agency...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB830Requiring, for the purpose of assessing specified costs under a specified provision of law, the Workers' Compensation Commission to find under specified circumstances that a person has brought a proceeding under the Workers' Compensation Act without ...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB934Prohibiting an educational institution from requiring, requesting, suggesting, or causing a student, an applicant, or a prospective student to grant access to, allow observation of, or disclose information that allows access to or observation of the ...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDHB1021Authorizing a qualified patient to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting an individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of a patient; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; establis...
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2015-03-06
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
Intro
25%
MDHB1072Prohibiting, under specified circumstances, an employer from failing or refusing to hire, discharging, or otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee on the basis of the applicant's or employee's engagement in a lawful activity off the ...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDSB695Altering specified provisions of law regarding the maintenance of public records relating to certain agricultural operations and programs; establishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board; requiring the Governor to publish on the Govern...
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2015-03-06
Intro
25%
MDSB424Altering a specified provision of law concerning equal pay for equal work to prohibit discrimination on the basis of gender identity; prohibiting an employer from discriminating between employees in any occupation by providing less favorable employme...
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2015-03-05
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