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MDHB382PassRepealing certain statutory language to clarify that a person who has been charged with any civil offense or infraction, except a juvenile offense, may file a petition for expungement of certain records under certain circumstances.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 686
MDHB1094PassProhibiting under criminal law a person that distributes tobacco products for commercial purposes from distributing to a minor an electronic nicotine delivery system; prohibiting under criminal law certain persons from purchasing for or selling an el...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 785
MDHB1456PassExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, production or transportation of oil or gas on or under the outer continental shelf; establishing that an offshore drilling activity is an ultrahazardous an...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 626
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDHB1634PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commissioner...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 731
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDHB1506PassAuthorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Office of the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a certain person that violates certain provisions of law on behalf of a certain person; authorizin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 794
MDHB1088PassRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, or the Secretary's designee, by January 1, 2020, to adopt new nonvisual access procurement standards that provide an individual with disabilities with nonvisual access so the individual can acquire t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 631
MDSB234PassEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB725PassAuthorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
MDHB1499PassProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers' compensation and to cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 533
MDSB944PassProhibiting a person or an agent, a representative, or a designee of the State or a local government from requiring, coercing, or compelling an individual to undergo a certain implanting of a certain identification device; authorizing an individual w...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 453
MDHB848PassAltering a certain prohibition on a consumer bringing a certain action or proceeding against a consumer reporting agency; altering the manner in which a consumer may place, temporarily lift, or remove a security freeze; requiring a consumer reporting...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDSB87PassRequiring a person to be registered by the Maryland Department of Health before the person transports a controlled dangerous substance into the State under certain circumstances; altering the lists of substances designated as controlled dangerous sub...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 212
MDSB348PassRequiring that a person commence a judicial proceeding to contest the validity of a trust that was revocable at the death of the settlor within a certain period; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 257
MDHB474PassEstablishing that the terms of a trust do not prevail over certain periods of limitation in bringing a judicial action; prohibiting a beneficiary from bringing a judicial action against a trustee for breach of trust more than 1 year after the date th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 260
MDHB444PassRequiring that a person commence a judicial proceeding to contest the validity of a trust that was revocable at the death of the settlor within a certain period; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 256
MDSB258PassMaking unenforceable certain provisions of certain condominium governing documents and other documents relating to asserting certain claims against a developer or vendor; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 347
MDHB77PassMaking unenforceable certain provisions of certain condominium governing documents and other documents relating to asserting certain claims against a developer or vendor; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDSB101PassProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a certain felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; altering the circumstances under which sexual abuse of a minor is a crime of violence; eliminating parole eligibilit...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 143
MDSB1014PassEstablishing that the terms of a trust do not prevail over certain periods of limitation in bringing a judicial action; prohibiting a beneficiary from bringing a judicial action against a trustee for breach of trust more than 1 year after the date th...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 261
MDSB575EnrollProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers compensation and to certa...
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2018-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB596EngrossEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing authority and provide a streamlined method for physicians to ...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1101EngrossProhibiting a person or an agent, a representative, or a designee of the State or a local government from requiring, coercing, or compelling an individual to undergo a certain implanting of a certain identification device; authorizing an individual w...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1243EnrollAuthorizing employees on a public work contract to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and the amounts received by the employees; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does no...
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2018-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB1128EnrollExpanding the definition of "offshore drilling activity" to mean the exploration, development, or production of oil or gas in, on, or under the outer continental shelf and the transportation of oil or gas from the outer continental shelf; establishin...
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2018-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDHB137EnrollProhibiting a nonairport taxicab operator from soliciting commercial passengers at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport; requiring a nonairport taxicab operator to immediately depart the Baltimore-Washington International Thur...
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2018-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB1081IntroRequiring innkeepers and hosting platform operators offering certain types of limited residential lodging to operate in a certain manner; requiring that certain records be made available to the Comptroller, the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Reg...
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2018-04-04
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1050EngrossRequiring a judicial officer to give a certain individual taken into custody on a body attachment the opportunity to make a complete declaration on a certain form; requiring a judicial officer to release an individual on personal recognizance without...
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2018-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB320EngrossAltering the definition of "community association" for purposes of certain provisions of law authorizing community associations to seek judicial relief for nuisance abatement in Baltimore County; repealing a provision of law requiring a certain court...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB881EngrossAltering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex trafficking; prohibiting a person from knowingly obtaining or procuring for any person the labor or services of another by certain means; prohibiting a person f...
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2018-03-27
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1611IntroProhibiting a court from entering an order or a judgment that conceals information related to a public hazard; prohibiting a court from entering an order or a judgment that conceals sexual harassment except under certain circumstances; providing that...
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2018-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1604IntroRequiring innkeepers and hosting platform operators that offer certain types of limited residential lodging to operate in a certain manner; requiring that certain records be made available to certain entities; authorizing certain entities to order an...
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB442EngrossRequiring the Department of State Police to cooperate with certain entities to incorporate body attachments into the Maryland Electronic Telecommunications Enforcement Resource System (METERS); establishing that clerks of the courts and appropriate l...
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2018-03-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB572EnrollAuthorizing employees on a public work contract to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and the amounts received by the employees; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does no...
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2018-03-20
Returned Passed
MDHB1475IntroRequiring an individual to provide reasonable assistance to another individual who is under threat of or has incurred serious physical injury if providing assistance does not endanger self or others; establishing a civil penalty of $250 for a violati...
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2018-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB487IntroProviding that an individual is eligible for a certain grant from the Board of Public Works if the individual was erroneously convicted due to misconduct by law enforcement under certain circumstances; establishing the process to determine eligibilit...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1641IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; requiring the Governor to annually appropriate $20,000,000 for the Office; establishing a rebuttable presumption that a certain pa...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB604IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of lead pigment for certain damages allegedly caused by the presence of lead-based paint in a residential building located in Baltimore City; providing that the Act do...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB935IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB981IntroProhibiting a hospital from discharging into extreme outdoor temperatures a patient that an employee of the hospital has reason to believe is suffering from an emergency medical condition and lacks certain capacity to seek shelter, without assistance...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1366IntroProhibiting a certain person from advertising, allowing to be advertised, or calling to public attention a Schedule I controlled dangerous substance; authorizing the Attorney General to initiate a civil action against any person who violates the Act ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB1212IntroAuthorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; providing that a person who, on or after October 1, 2018, has been charged with the commission of a certain crime, has been charged with a certai...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1276IntroEstablishing a certain period within which a person is required to commence a certain civil action relating to a violation of certain provisions of the Act; altering the elements of the prohibitions against human trafficking and renaming them sex tra...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1383IntroAuthorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; providing that a person who, on or after October 1, 2018, has been charged with the commission of a certain crime, has been charged with a certai...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1649IntroRequiring, on or before March 1 each year, a certain law enforcement agency to provide the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention with the total dollar amount for the previous calendar year that was paid to settle claims and pay judgments ...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB492IntroRequiring that a certain ordinance or regulation governing parking violations in Baltimore City provide that a vehicle may not be impounded or immobilized for unsatisfied parking citations under certain circumstances; establishing that a registered o...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1628IntroProviding that a certain patient privilege does not exist for certain records and certain testimony of a psychiatrist or licensed psychologist, a psychiatric-mental health nursing specialist or professional counselor, or a licensed certified social w...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB823IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1585IntroAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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