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MDHB309Engross
50%
Altering procedures for the dispute settlement mechanism under the Maryland Cooperative Housing Corporation Act; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2024-02-22
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
MDSB38Engross
50%
Requiring that the statement regarding earnings required to be provided to employees by employers be written on the physical pay stub or online pay statement and include the employer's name, the dates of work covered by the pay period, the number of ...
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2024-02-22
Third Reading Passed (34-12)
MDHB162Intro
25%
Establishing that a provision in a contract or agreement relating to the use of a recreational facility that purports to limit the recreational facility's liability, or release the recreational facility from or indemnify or hold harmless the recreati...
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2024-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB368Intro
25%
Authorizing certain persons or the Commission on Civil Rights to elect to have the claims asserted in a complaint alleging discrimination by a place of public accommodation determined in a civil action brought by the Commission; expanding the remedie...
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2024-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB832Intro
25%
Defining "damages" or "losses" in statutory causes of action to protect civil rights or consumer rights and providing that "damages" or "losses" includes reasonable nominal damages.
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2024-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB984Intro
25%
Establishing an apprenticeship preference program in State procurement; establishing a certain price preference for bids and proposals that will utilize registered apprentices in the performance of certain contracts; requiring contractors and certain...
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2024-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1161Intro
25%
Authorizing the Dorchester County Council to, by public local law, abolish the Dorchester County Sanitary Commission, establish a department of public facilities and services, and provide for the department's abilities and functions, subject to certa...
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2024-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB994Intro
25%
Establishing certain requirements on food service establishments, hospitality establishments, and retail establishments regarding work schedules for employees, including requirements related to the provision of work schedules to employees, notificati...
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2024-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB27Engross
50%
Entering into the Cosmetology Licensure Compact; establishing criteria for participating states; authorizing an individual practicing cosmetology to practice in a party state under certain circumstances; establishing the Cosmetology Licensure Compact...
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2024-02-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB383Engross
50%
Entering into the Cosmetology Licensure Compact; establishing criteria for participating states; authorizing an individual practicing cosmetology to practice in a party state under certain circumstances; establishing the Cosmetology Licensure Compact...
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2024-02-16
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB884Intro
25%
Prohibiting an individual from committing or threatening certain actions, including certain actions related to sex trafficking, with the intent of coercing a pregnant woman to have an abortion; providing that a pregnant minor is considered an emancip...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1233Intro
25%
Requiring that an abortion be performed by a physician, rather than a qualified provider; repealing certain provisions of law related to State interference with an abortion, regulations related to abortion, and liability or criminal punishment for qu...
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2024-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 2:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1383Intro
25%
Requiring the Howard County Board of Education to publish a policy on or before January 1, 2025, concerning the inclusion and use of liquidated damages provisions in procurement contracts; requiring each student transportation procurement contract en...
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2024-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1167Intro
25%
Authorizing a landlord to offer the payment of a fee in lieu of a security deposit in a residential lease subject to certain requirements; requiring a landlord to purchase certain insurance coverage using a fee in lieu of a security deposit; establis...
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2024-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1063Intro
25%
Establishing the statute of limitations for a certain civil action for damages resulting from certain participation in a criminal organization; altering certain definitions of "criminal organization" and "underlying crime"; authorizing the filing of ...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1126Intro
25%
Prohibiting certain common carriers from damaging certain public infrastructure necessitating the closure of the infrastructure; establishing that a violation of the Act is a public nuisance; and authorizing the State or a local government to bring a...
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2024-02-13
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB47Intro
25%
Requiring certain interscholastic and intramural junior varsity and varsity athletic teams or sports sponsored by certain schools to be expressly designated based on biological sex; prohibiting certain entities from taking certain adverse actions aga...
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2024-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDSB488Intro
25%
Prohibiting firearm industry members from knowingly creating, maintaining, or contributing to a public nuisance through the sale, manufacture, distribution, importation, or marketing of a firearm-related product under certain circumstances; requiring...
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB538Intro
25%
Repealing certain limitations on noneconomic damages in civil actions for personal injury or wrongful death; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB575Engross
50%
Authorizing a certain protected individual or the Office of Information Privacy in the Administrative Office of the Courts to request that a governmental entity or person not publish personal information of the protected individual on the Internet, s...
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2024-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB590Intro
25%
Altering certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination based on certain protected characteristics to include prohibitions on discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religious beliefs, marital status, and disability.
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2024-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1156Intro
25%
Requiring the Howard County Board of Education, in consultation with the Howard County Executive and the Howard County Council, to publish a model policy on or before January 1, 2025, concerning the inclusion and use of liquidated damages provisions ...
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2024-02-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB947Intro
25%
Prohibiting firearm industry members from knowingly creating, maintaining, or contributing to a public nuisance through the sale, manufacture, distribution, importation, or marketing of a firearm-related product under certain circumstances; requiring...
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2024-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1124Intro
25%
Prohibiting certain nonprofit organizations from aiding or abetting certain activity by the government of Israel or a citizen of Israel; authorizing the Attorney General or a certain person to bring a certain action against a nonprofit organization t...
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2024-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1310Intro
25%
Establishing the Baltimore City Coordinated Youth Violence Review and Response Team to examine and prevent violence against youth through intensive case management; requiring that the review team be provided with access to certain information and rec...
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2024-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1074Intro
25%
Establishing an industrial sludge utilization permit; prohibiting a person from utilizing industrial sludge in the State unless the person obtains a permit; requiring the Department of the Environment to provide certain notices and information to cer...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB1051Intro
25%
Authorizing the Dorchester County Council to, by public local law, abolish the Dorchester County Sanitary Commission, establish a department of public facilities and services, and provide for the department's abilities and functions, subject to certa...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB1226Intro
25%
Establishing certain requirements on food service establishments, hospitality establishments, and retail establishments regarding work schedules for employees, including requirements related to the provision of work schedules to employees, notificati...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1191Intro
25%
Repealing certain provisions of law relating to the Interstate Agreement on Qualifications of Educational Personnel; providing that certain provisions of law regarding the issuance of an initial teaching certificate do not apply to certain teachers u...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1397Intro
25%
Altering certain provisions of law prohibiting discrimination based on certain protected characteristics to include prohibitions on discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religious beliefs, marital status, and disability.
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1425Intro
25%
Requiring a certain provider of earned wage access services to register with the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring a provider to file a certain surety bond or an irrevocable letter of credit with the Commissioner in a certain manner; re...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1438Intro
25%
Establishing the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Payment Program in the Department of the Environment to secure payments from certain businesses that extract fossil fuels or refine petroleum products in order to provide a source of revenue f...
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2024-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1108Intro
25%
Authorizing a landlord to offer the payment of a fee in lieu of a security deposit in a residential lease subject to certain requirements; requiring a landlord to purchase certain insurance coverage using a fee in lieu of a security deposit; establis...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1156Intro
25%
Exempting consumer wire transaction from certain provisions of the Maryland Uniform Commercial Code; limiting liability for damages resulting from consumer wire transfers; defining sufficient notice; requiring investigations; requiring decisions and ...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1117Intro
25%
Establishing that a landlord that offers a residential dwelling unit for rent is deemed to warrant the dwelling fit for human habitation; clarifying that certain mold hazards constitute dangerous conditions and defects for which a tenant may obtain r...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1101Intro
25%
Providing certain persons and associations standing in environmental and natural resources protection proceedings, including proceedings arising under provisions of law relating to water quality and water resources protection, subject to certain cond...
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2024-02-08
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB653Intro
25%
Providing certain persons and associations standing in environmental and natural resources protection proceedings, including proceedings arising under provisions of law relating to water quality and water resources protection, subject to certain cond...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB868Intro
25%
Repealing the cap of up to $10,000 on the compensatory damages for which a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of a pet is liable.
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB889Intro
25%
Repealing the 1-year statute of limitations for a civil enforcement action brought by the Attorney General for a fine, penalty, or forfeiture and repealing the 4-year statute of limitations for a civil enforcement action brought by the Attorney Gener...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB991Intro
25%
Establishing an industrial sludge utilization permit; prohibiting a person from utilizing industrial sludge in the State unless the person obtains a permit; requiring the Department of the Environment to provide certain notices and information to cer...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB949Intro
25%
Providing that a party in a criminal trial involving an allegation of a sexual crime may not introduce evidence that physical evidence of a sexual crime was obtained using certain materials; providing that selling, offering for sale, or distributing ...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1031Intro
25%
Establishing that an action against the owner or manager of certain property to recover certain damages arising from injuries suffered as a result of lead poisoning may be filed at any time; establishing strict liability for the owner or manager of a...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB946Intro
25%
Establishing that a landlord that offers a residential dwelling unit for rent is deemed to warrant the dwelling fit for human habitation; clarifying that certain mold hazards constitute dangerous conditions and defects for which a tenant may obtain r...
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2024-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB958Intro
25%
Establishing the Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Payment Program in the Department of the Environment to secure payments from certain businesses that extract fossil fuels or refine petroleum products in order to provide a source of revenue f...
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2024-02-07
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB1062Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from knowingly distributing an intentionally digitally altered or generated representation of another identifiable person that displays the other person with his or her intimate parts exposed or while engaging in an act of sexual...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1152Intro
25%
Authorizing the Prince George's County district council to require that a developer negotiate and enter into a community benefits agreement if at least 25% of the residents, landowners, or businesses within a 2-mile radius of the development site opp...
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2024-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1047Intro
25%
Providing that a party in a criminal trial involving an allegation of a sexual crime may not introduce evidence that physical evidence of a sexual crime was obtained using certain materials; providing that selling, offering for sale, or distributing ...
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2024-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB862Intro
25%
Prohibiting an individual from committing or threatening certain actions, including certain actions related to sex trafficking, with the intent of coercing a pregnant woman to have an abortion; providing that a pregnant minor is considered an emancip...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB998Intro
25%
Requiring a certain provider of earned wage access services to register with the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring a provider to file a certain surety bond or an irrevocable letter of credit with the Commissioner in a certain manner; re...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB930Intro
25%
Exempting consumer wire transaction from certain provisions of the Maryland Uniform Commercial Code; limiting liability for damages resulting from consumer wire transfers; defining sufficient notice; requiring investigations; requiring decisions and ...
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2024-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
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