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MDHB220IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for a partial expungement of specified criminal records under specified circumstances; requiring a court to order that specified records may not be included on a specified Web site or within specified records; ...
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2016-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB565IntroSpecifying that a person who violates a 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 a specified provision of law so as to provide th...
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2016-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB458IntroCreating the General Assembly and Congressional Redistricting and Apportionment Commission; requiring the Commission to divide the State to create General Assembly and congressional districts, as specified; providing for the membership, qualification...
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2016-02-29
[Hearing: Feb 29 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB42IntroRequiring an application for authorization of a transfer of specified structured settlement payment rights to be filed in a circuit court in the county where the payee resides; requiring the payee to appear in person at the hearing on an application ...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB418IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; estab...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB535IntroMaking legislative findings and declarations that it is necessary to regulate transfers of structured settlement payment rights to ensure that the transfers are effectuated on fair and reasonable terms and are in the best interest of payees, and to p...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB501IntroProhibiting 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 have...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB675IntroAltering the definition of "mechanical repair contract" and authorizing a designated agent of an obligor under a mechanical repair contract to offer, sell, or negotiate a mechanical repair contract.
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB513IntroEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing equitable compensation, on no-fault basis, for a limited class of catastrophic injuries that result in unusually high costs for custodial care ...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)
MDSB574IntroAltering 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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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB509IntroAuthorizing a specified action to be brought to establish title against adverse claims to property; providing for venue and the application of the Maryland Rules in an action under the Act; establishing requirements for a complaint, an answer to a co...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB557IntroAuthorizing members of the National Guard and Maryland Defense Force whose employment and reemployment rights have been violated to bring a civil action for specified economic damages; and authorizing a court to award specified damages, fees, costs, ...
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB565IntroMaking provisions of law relating to an offer of judgment in an action for a medical injury applicable to all civil actions; altering a specified definition; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2016-02-25
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB345IntroProviding that a civil action for specified damages may be brought under specified circumstances against an alcoholic beverages licensee or the licensee's employee who sells or furnishes alcoholic beverages to an individual who was visibly under the ...
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2016-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB328IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for a partial expungement of specified criminal records under specified circumstances; requiring a court to order that specified records may not be included on a specified Web site or within specified records; ...
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2016-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB492IntroProhibiting 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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2016-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB599IntroRequiring a specified integrator to place poultry only at a contract operation that maintains a specified nutrient management plan; requiring an integrator to be responsible for the removal and delivery of all excess manure in accordance with specifi...
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2016-02-24
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB221IntroProhibiting a supervisor, an appointing authority, and the head of a law enforcement agency from threatening or taking specified retaliatory actions against a specified law enforcement officer under specified circumstances; authorizing a law enforcem...
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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB350IntroProviding 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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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB414IntroAltering the definition of "mechanical repair contract"; and authorizing a designated agent of an obligor under a mechanical repair contract to offer, sell, or negotiate a mechanical repair contract.
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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB468IntroRepealing 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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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB496IntroRequiring a specified integrator to place poultry only at a contract operation that maintains a specified nutrient management plan; requiring an integrator to be responsible for the removal and delivery of all excess manure in accordance with specifi...
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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB558IntroEstablishing the Baltimore Regional Neighborhood Initiative Program; providing for the administration and purpose of the Program; establishing the types of community enhancement projects eligible to receive Program funds; authorizing specified commun...
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2016-02-23
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB404IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a written request for aid in dying to meet specified requirements; estab...
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2016-02-19
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB239IntroEstablishing the Maryland Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; authorizing a user to direct a custodian of digital assets to disclose or not to disclose those assets under specified circumstances and in a specified manner; providing that the Act d...
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2016-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB436IntroRepealing 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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2016-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB408IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Elections to impose a civil penalty for a violation by a campaign finance entity of the prohibition on fund-raising during the General Assembly session; authorizing the State Board to impose a lesser civil penalty than ...
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2016-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB428IntroEstablishing a system of public financing of campaigns for specified General Assembly candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to administer the system; requiring the Comptroller to credit to the Fair Campaign Financing Fund money collected...
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2016-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB667IntroAuthorizing 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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2016-02-18
[Hearing: Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB241IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Elections to impose a civil penalty for a violation by a campaign finance entity of the prohibition on fund-raising during the General Assembly session; authorizing the State Board to impose a lesser civil penalty than ...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB393IntroRepealing the requirement that the State Board of Nursing appoint specified peer review committees; authorizing the Board to appoint peer advisory committees to provide the Board with expert advice related to the practice of nursing by advance practi...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB495IntroAuthorizing a victim of a specified offense to bring a civil action for treble damages against a specified person; establishing that a specified criminal conviction is not a prerequisite for maintenance of an action under the Act; providing for the r...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB494IntroRequiring an animal shelter to develop and make reasonable efforts to adhere to a written veterinary care protocol consistent with the guidelines in the Association of Shelter Veterinarians' Guidelines for Standards of Care in Animal Shelters; requir...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB519IntroExtending the statute of limitations to 10 years for specified civil actions under specified circumstances; applying the Act retroactively to any cause of action described in the Act arising on or after October 1, 2006; and making the provisions of t...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB446IntroEnacting, with specified other member states, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact to strengthen access to health care by providing a streamlined process allowing physicians to become licensed in multiple states; establishing specified eligibilit...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB606IntroProviding that a statement made by a party during a discussion held in accordance with a patient safety early intervention program is inadmissible as specified evidence in a health care malpractice proceeding or civil action; authorizing a hospital, ...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB476IntroAltering a definition of "location information" to include historical information concerning the geographic location of an electronic device that is or was generated by or derived from the operation of that device; and providing that specified eviden...
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2016-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB257IntroAltering a definition of "location information" to include historical information concerning the geographic location of an electronic device that is or was generated by or derived from the operation of that device; and providing that specified eviden...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB356IntroRepealing a specified notice requirement for a claim under the Local Government Tort Claims Act; repealing a requirement that a claimant submit a claim within a specified time to the State Treasurer or a designee of the State Treasurer under the Mary...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB361IntroProviding that a specified permittee is strictly liable for any injury, death, or loss to person or property caused by the hydraulic fracturing activities of the permittee; establishing that compliance with specified standards, laws, and permit condi...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB397IntroEstablishing a presumption that a garnishment against specified property held jointly by spouses in specified financial institutions is valid unless, within 30 days after service of the writ of garnishment on the garnishee, either spouse files a moti...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB465IntroEstablishing that, to be qualified for a specified retired officer identification card, a retired law enforcement officer be entitled to receive a pension or other retirement allowance; authorizing a retired law enforcement officer to file a civil ac...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB524IntroEstablishing that, on and after the filing of an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential property, the secured party shall be responsible for maintenance of the property until the foreclosure sale occurs; requiring the secured ...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB441IntroProviding that a specified provision of law relating to the admissibility of State Board of Physicians proceedings, records, files, and orders in civil and criminal actions does not apply to any proceeding before the Workers' Compensation Commission ...
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB508IntroRepealing specified provisions establishing liability to a merchant for civil penalties for shoplifting and employee theft.
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2016-02-16
[Hearing: Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB377IntroEstablishing a system for adjudication of a claim involving a birth-related neurological injury; providing equitable compensation, on a no-fault basis, for a limited class of catastrophic injuries that result in unusually high costs for custodial car...
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2016-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 12 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations and Judiciary)
MDHB329IntroRequiring advertisements for specified child care services to include specified information; authorizing specified employees of the State Department of Education or a law enforcement official to visit and serve a civil citation to specified child car...
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2016-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB162IntroAltering the statute of limitations for offenses arising under the Tax - General Article; altering the definition of "public record" to exclude specified information about State employees' salaries; authorizing specified employees of the Comptroller'...
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2016-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB174IntroAuthorizing the chairman or vice chairman of the State Board of Elections to seek an injunction against a violation of the campaign finance laws; repealing the authority of the Secretary of State to seek an injunction against a violation of the campa...
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2016-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB263IntroAltering the conditions under which a lawsuit is deemed to be a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); altering the conditions under which a defendant in a SLAPP suit is not civilly liable for specified communications; altering ...
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2016-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
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