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MDHB73PassAuthorizing the Attorney General to institute an action in a circuit court for injunctive relief to prohibit a person from engaging in or continuing to engage in specified violations of election law, except in specified circumstances; authorizing the...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 396
MDHB113PassIncreasing to $400,000 per individual claim and $800,000 per total claims the limits on liability of a local government for claims under the Local Government Tort Claims Act that arise from the same occurrence; altering the period of time from 180 da...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 131
MDHB109PassAuthorizing a court to order payment of specified attorney's fees incurred in bringing a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the person of a disabled person under specified circumstances; requiring the court to consider specified factors be...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB154PassIncreasing to $7,500 the maximum amount of a claim against the Maryland Home Builder Guaranty Fund for which the Consumer Protection Division may issue a specified proposed order; and increasing to 60 the number of days, following specified notice by...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 224
MDHB164PassLimiting the amount of a supersedeas bond required to stay the enforcement of a judgment in a civil action; authorizing a court to reduce further the amount of a supersedeas bond; providing a procedure by which an appellee may seek discovery for the ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 225
MDHB114PassIncreasing the limit on liability of the State and its units under the Maryland Tort Claims Act for injuries to a claimant arising from an incident or occurrence; authorizing a court to entertain a suit under the Maryland Tort Claims Act under specif...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 132
MDSB145PassRepealing the requirement that a plaintiff file a specified certification with the court and serve the certification on an insurer or a person that has a self-insurance plan before the insurer or person with a self-insurance plan is required to provi...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 325
MDSB210PassProhibiting an institution of postsecondary education 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 obse...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 466
MDSB374PassProhibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165
MDHB368PassProviding immunity from civil liability for a specified person administering specified medications or treatment in response to an apparent drug overdose if the person is licensed or certified as an emergency medical services provider by the State Eme...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 360
MDHB405VetoProhibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB439VetoRequiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold specified owner-occupied residential property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $750; exempting a person redeeming specified owner-occupied residential property in Balti...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB546PassProviding immunity from civil liability for a specified person administering specified medications or treatment in response to an apparent drug overdose if the person is licensed or certified as an emergency medical services provider by the State Eme...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 359
MDSB417VetoProviding 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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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB509PassEstablishing a 5-year statute of limitations for an action for administrative penalties for violations of specified laws relating to the environment; requiring the statute of limitations for an action for an administrative penalty for an ongoing viol...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 254
MDHB511PassAltering a specified definition for purposes of specified provisions of law prohibiting nonjudicial actions to take possession of property; specifying the date from which specified past due ground rent accrues for specified purposes; authorizing a gr...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 428
MDHB599PassAuthorizing 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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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 439
MDHB934PassProhibiting an institution of postsecondary education 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 obse...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 465
MDSB792PassProhibiting specified entities from taking specified actions regarding organ transplantation and anatomical gifts solely on the basis of an individual's disability; prohibiting specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenanc...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 383
MDHB1172PassRequiring 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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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB695PassEstablishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board and Office of the Public Access Ombudsman; requiring the Governor and the Attorney General to publish on their Web sites specified notice relating to specified applications and the names ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 135
MDHB755PassEstablishing the State Public Information Act Compliance Board and Office of the Public Access Ombudsman; requiring the Governor and the Attorney General to publish on their Web sites specified notice relating to specified applications and the names ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 136
MDSB160VetoAuthorizing the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors to issue a public cease and desist order or impose a civil fine of no more than $5,000 per offense for specified violations of specified provisions of law under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-05-12
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB729PassAuthorizing the State Board of Morticians and Funeral Directors to issue a public cease and desist order or impose a civil fine of no more than $5,000 per offense for specified violations of specified provisions of law under specified circumstances; ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 452
MDHB630PassAltering the definition of "service contract" to include a specified mechanical repair contract; altering the definition of "mechanical repair contract" and defining "obligor" for purposes of specified provisions of law establishing requirements for ...
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2015-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDHB666PassProviding 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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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 100
MDHB1035PassRequiring the tax collector in Baltimore City to withhold specified owner-occupied residential property from a tax sale when the taxes on the property are under $750; exempting a person redeeming specified owner-occupied residential property in Balti...
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2015-04-14
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 114
MDSB192EngrossAuthorizing the Attorney General to institute an action in a circuit court for injunctive relief to prohibit a person from engaging in or continuing to engage in specified violations of election law, except in specified circumstances; authorizing the...
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2015-04-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB301IntroLimiting the amount of a supersedeas bond required to stay the enforcement of a judgment in a civil action; authorizing a court to reduce further the amount of a supersedeas bond; providing a procedure by which an appellee may seek discovery for the ...
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2015-04-13
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB360EngrossRepealing a presumption that specified money or weapons are forfeitable; prohibiting a seizing authority or prosecuting authority from directly or indirectly transferring seized property to a federal law enforcement authority or agency, with a specif...
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2015-04-13
Third Reading Passed (85-53)
MDHB1239EngrossRepealing specified provisions establishing liability to a merchant for civil penalties for shoplifting and employee theft.
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2015-04-13
Delegates Smith, Dumais, and Rey
MDHB415IntroProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering or manufacturing for sale a cedar hope chest that has a design identified by the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission as presenting a risk of suffocation death to children who coul...
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2015-04-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB105EngrossAltering the penalty for the possession or use of drug paraphernalia involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana; making the use or possession of drug paraphernalia under specified circumstances a civil offense; establishing th...
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2015-04-10
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (44-3)
MDSB528EngrossEstablishing a minimum amount of $300 that is subject to forfeiture in connection with a controlled dangerous substance violation under specified circumstances; prohibiting a seizing authority or prosecuting authority from directly or indirectly tran...
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2015-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB680EngrossProviding 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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2015-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB839EngrossAuthorizing 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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2015-04-07
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB40EngrossRequiring the contents of the certificate of a qualified expert to include a statement from a qualified expert that the licensed professional failed to meet an applicable standard of professional care and supervision; applying the Act prospectively; ...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB387IntroProviding that specified provisions in a contract or an agreement relating to architectural, engineering, inspecting, or surveying services that purport to require the promisor or indemnitor to defend or pay the costs of defending specified promisees...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB386IntroRequiring the contents of the certificate of a qualified expert to include a statement from a qualified expert that the licensed professional failed to meet an applicable standard of professional care and supervision; applying the Act prospectively; ...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB455EngrossProviding that specified provisions in a contract or an agreement relating to architectural, engineering, inspecting, or surveying services that purport to require the promisor or indemnitor to defend or pay the costs of defending specified promisees...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB875IntroProhibiting a secured party from obtaining a deficiency judgment or taking any other action to collect a deficiency in an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on owner-occupied residential property that was recorded on or after October 1, ...
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2015-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB936IntroRequiring Internet Web sites and electronic mail to contain specified information about licensed locksmiths under specified circumstances; requiring advertisements, directories of service providers, or search result information to include specified i...
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2015-04-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB458EngrossVoiding as against public policy a provision of a specified contract or agreement that attempts or purports to waive specified rights or reduce specified liability for injury, death, or loss to person or property caused by the hydraulic fracturing ac...
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2015-04-01
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB495EngrossSpecifying that a person who violates a specified provision of law involving the use or possession of marijuana in the amount of 10 grams or more is guilty of the misdemeanor of possession of marijuana; altering the penalty for the possession or use ...
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2015-04-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB532IntroEstablishing 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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2015-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB969IntroRequiring 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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2015-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1051IntroAltering 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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2015-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB41EngrossAltering the definition of "community association" for purposes of provisions of law limiting the civil liability of specified associations and their agents under specified circumstances; altering specified definitions, for purposes of the Maryland A...
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2015-03-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB329IntroRequiring a party who requests the issuance of a subpoena in a civil action 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's salary...
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2015-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB688IntroRequiring 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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2015-03-26
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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