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MDSB669PassIncreasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2021-05-30
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 809
MDHB281PassRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or animal control to complete at least 6 hours of continuing ed...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 226
MDSB159PassRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training approved by the appropriate unit of a county or municipality within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or ...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 227
MDHB268Engross

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Providing that the spouse of a person on trial for a crime may be compelled to testify as an adverse witness if the spouse and the person on trial married after the date on which the alleged crime for which the person is on trial occurred.
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB902Engross

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Increasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB52Engross

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Establishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's duly qualified agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; requiring th...
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2021-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1378Intro

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Prohibiting the Secretary of Health from requiring a letter of exception for an individual to testify in a criminal proceeding who is qualified to perform forensic analysis and who is assessing data or an original opinion, interpretation, or conclusi...
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2021-03-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1070Intro

Sine Die
Repealing and adding certain provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing procedures for repossession by a landlord when a tenan...
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2021-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB708Intro

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Substituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1049Intro

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Establishing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that a law enforcement officer is not immune from civil or criminal liability for acts or omissions causing certain physical or mental injury that occur while the law enforcement officer is ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB629Intro

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Reclassifying, as a misdemeanor instead of a felony, a certain offense relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing certain communications; altering certain penalties relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB416Intro

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Altering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB588Intro

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Requiring each State's Attorney to maintain a list of certain law enforcement officers who have been found to have committed or are alleged to have committed acts that bear on credibility, integrity or honesty that would constitute impeachment or exc...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB590Intro

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Requiring the State's Attorney to disclose to the defense certain information in a criminal case; providing that a certain requirement applies regardless of whether certain information would itself constitute certain evidence; requiring the State's A...
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2021-02-01
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB816Intro

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Repealing a requirement that a parent provide certain support to the parent's destitute adult child under certain circumstances; repealing related provisions of law regarding penalties and certain complaint, pretrial, and trial procedures; etc.
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB720Intro

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Reclassifying, as a misdemeanor instead of a felony, a certain offense relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing certain communications; altering certain penalties relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB454Intro

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Establishing the Eviction Diversion Program in the District Court to reduce the incidence of judgments for repossession of residential property and to promote continuity of housing; requiring the Chief Judge of the District Court to establish a Progr...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB365Intro

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Authorizing the Attorney General to prosecute a criminal case involving serious bodily injury or death allegedly caused by a police officer.
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2021-01-19
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB32Intro

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Altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a civil offense for use or possession of a certain amount of cannabis for a person of at l...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB488Intro

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Making certain violations relating to the use or possession of certain de minimis quantities of certain controlled dangerous substances a civil offense rather than a misdemeanor; applying penalties for a first or second finding of guilt involving the...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB536Intro

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Altering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB49Intro

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Requiring an action for repossession for failure to pay rent to contain certain statements on whether the property is registered or licensed under local law and is an affected property under certain lead-based paint abatement laws; authorizing a cour...
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2020-12-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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