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MDSB1027IntroEstablishing a specified limitations period on an action for injunctive relief or damages for a violation of a collective bargaining agreement covering an employee of the State or a political subdivision of the State or a breach of the duty of fair r...
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2017-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB726IntroAuthorizing a court, on a specified finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing a court, on a specif...
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2017-03-16
[Hearing: Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB935IntroAuthorizing the parent or legal guardian of a minor to delegate to a temporary health care agent the authority to consent to and make decisions regarding medically necessary health care treatment of the minor; requiring a specified delegation to be m...
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2017-03-16
[Hearing: Mar 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB665IntroAuthorizing the Attorney General to take specified actions regarding civil and criminal suits and actions that are based on the federal government's action or inaction that threatens the public interest and welfare of the residents of the State; requ...
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2017-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB841IntroProhibiting, except under specified circumstances, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a specified individual to seek a hearing before the State Board of Ph...
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2017-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB858IntroAltering the circumstances under which a person, whose business or property has been injured or threatened with injury by a violation of specified provisions of law, may maintain an action for damages, an injunction, or both, against any person who h...
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2017-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1042IntroAuthorizing the Behavioral Health Administration to establish an outpatient civil commitment pilot program to allow for the release of an individual who is involuntarily admitted for inpatient treatment under a specified provision of law on the condi...
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2017-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB783IntroProviding that a statement made by a party during a discussion held in accordance with a patient safety early intervention program is inadmissible in specified legal proceedings; authorizing a hospital or a related institution to establish a specifie...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1383IntroAuthorizing the Behavioral Health Administration to establish an outpatient civil commitment pilot program to allow for the release of an individual who is involuntarily admitted for inpatient treatment under a specified provision of law on the condi...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDHB1511IntroAuthorizing specified employees to file an action if the employees are paid less than the prevailing wage rate; providing that a determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude employees from filing actions; requiring a cour...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1292IntroRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist; authorizing, under specified circumstances, an heir of a licensed dentist who was the owner of a dental practice to serve as an owner of the dental practice for up t...
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2017-03-13
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB547IntroProhibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a specified determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providin...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1149IntroAltering the Maryland Securities Act to regulate specified federal exempt broker-dealers; establishing the Securities Act Registration Fund to provide funds to administer and enforce the Maryland Securities Act; altering the types of actions that are...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1167IntroProhibiting, except under specified circumstances, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a specified individual to seek a hearing before the State Board of Ph...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.
MDSB542IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action brought by a unit of State or local government or by an owner of a residential building against a specified manufacturer of lead pigment for specified damages allegedly caused by the presence of lea...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB922IntroRequiring applicants for a State junk license and a trader's license to disclose specified information and make specified attestations under specified circumstances; prohibiting a clerk of a circuit court from issuing a State junk license or a trader...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1247IntroRequiring that a court award costs to the prevailing party in a proceeding to recover child support arrearages, enforce a decree of child support, or enforce a decree of custody or visitation unless justice requires otherwise.
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB777IntroProviding that a statement made by a party during a discussion held in accordance with a specified patient safety early intervention program is inadmissible in specified legal proceedings; authorizing a hospital or a related institution to establish ...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB940IntroAltering the penalty for specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling; making specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling a civil offense; authorizing a police officer to issue a citation under specified circumstances...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
MDHB1436IntroRequiring an individual to provide reasonable assistance to specified individuals who are under threat of or have incurred serious physical injury if providing assistance does not endanger self or others; establishing a civil penalty of $250 for a vi...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1180IntroAuthorizing a court to appoint a receiver under specified circumstances; providing that a specified mortgagee is entitled to the appointment of a receiver; requiring a court to appoint a receiver under specified circumstances; authorizing a court to ...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1459IntroIncreasing the maximum amount of noneconomic damages that may be recovered in specified wrongful death actions or survival actions arising on or after October 1, 2017; providing that a jury may be informed of specified limitations on noneconomic dama...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1435IntroProhibiting a court from issuing a body attachment for an individual for failure to appear in court in response to a specified show cause order unless the court makes specified findings; prohibiting money paid by an individual arrested on a body atta...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1415IntroAltering the circumstances under which a person, whose business or property has been injured or threatened with injury by a violation of specified provisions of law, may maintain an action for damages, an injunction, or both, against any person who h...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1373IntroRepealing the requirement that a claimant make a specified motion and show good cause before a court may entertain a specified action under the Maryland Tort Claims Act; requiring a court to entertain an action under the Maryland Tort Claims Act even...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1175IntroAuthorizing specified persons to elect to have the claims asserted in a specified complaint alleging discrimination by a place of public accommodation determined in a civil action brought by the Commission on Civil Rights under specified circumstance...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB811IntroRepealing the termination date of specified provisions of law altering specified surcharges on specified fees, charges, and costs in specified civil cases and requiring a specified informational budget to be prepared for the Maryland Legal Services C...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1185IntroRepealing specified civil and criminal prohibitions against the use and possession of marijuana; establishing exemptions from prosecution for specified persons for using, obtaining, purchasing, transporting, or possessing cannabis under specified cir...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1145IntroProhibiting a public school employer from taking or refusing to take specified personnel actions as a reprisal against public school employees who disclose specified behavior or refuse to participate in specified behavior; providing that specified pr...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1143IntroAltering the information that employers are required to give employees within 30 days after the first date of employment and for each pay period; requiring employers to provide employees with an explanation of how wages were calculated; and authorizi...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB854IntroProhibiting a secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government from soliciting, accepting, transmitting, or depositing in a campaign account contributions or donations for the benefit of a candidate or political party; ...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB966IntroCreating the General Assembly Legislative Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create specified General Assembly districts; providing for the membership, qualifications, and duties of the Commiss...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB626IntroAuthorizing specified employees to file an action if the employee is paid less than the prevailing wage rate; providing that a determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude employees from filing actions; requiring a court ...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB928IntroRepealing specified civil and criminal prohibitions against the use and possession of marijuana; establishing exemptions from prosecution for specified persons for using, obtaining, purchasing, transporting, or possessing cannabis under specified cir...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB895IntroAuthorizing a court to appoint a receiver under specified circumstances; providing that a specified mortgagee is entitled to the appointment of a receiver; requiring a court to appoint a receiver under specified circumstances; authorizing a court to ...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1140IntroRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology to appoint an access technology officer in accordance with specified requirements; requiring the access technology officer to develop a provision for inclusion in all State procurement contracts that ...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1241IntroProhibiting an employee of a public body from creating or maintaining government e-mail by using a personal e-mail account; requiring an employee of a public body, under specified circumstances, to forward government e-mail to the official e-mail acc...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB487IntroProhibiting a ground lease holder from bringing any suit, action, proceeding or other effort to recover ground rent due and owing on abandoned property in Baltimore City before title was acquired by Baltimore City under specified circumstances; etc.
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB696IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of specified factors;...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB670IntroMaking unenforceable specified provisions of specified condominium governing documents relating to asserting specified claims; applying the Act prospectively; etc.
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB705IntroAuthorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in specified actions seeking to remedy a violation of a Maryland constitutional right; authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and expenses...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB849IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of specified factors;...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB742IntroRepealing the requirement that notice of a claim for damages must be filed with the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund within 180 days after the accident before a person may apply or sue for payment from the Fund; repealing provisions of law that pro...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB834IntroAuthorizing specified persons to elect to have the claims asserted in a specified complaint alleging discrimination by a place of public accommodation determined in a civil action brought by the Commission on Civil Rights under specified circumstance...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1012IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Crime Classification and Penalties; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations on specified issues related to the classificatio...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1148IntroProhibiting specified police officers from using or requesting targeted or continuous face recognition under specified circumstances; providing that specified police officers may use or request targeted or continuous face recognition under specified ...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB961IntroAuthorizing the parent or legal guardian of a minor to delegate to a temporary health care agent the authority to consent and make decisions regarding medically necessary health care treatment of the minor; requiring a specified delegation to be made...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1206IntroRepealing a specified prohibition on filing a counterclaim or cross-claim in a wrongful detainer action; and authorizing a counterclaim or cross-claim to be filed in a wrongful detainer action.
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1358IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action brought by a unit of State or local government or by an owner of a residential building against a specified manufacturer of lead pigment for specified damages allegedly caused by the presence of lea...
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2017-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB536IntroRepealing the authority of counties and municipalities in the State to use speed monitoring systems to enforce highway speed laws; repealing the authority to use work zone speed control systems to enforce highway speed laws within work zones; repeali...
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2017-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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