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MDSB141PassUpdating and correcting obsolete references to certain educational institution accrediting bodies in the Maryland Public Accountancy Act.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 99
MDHB905PassAltering the definition of "eligible student" to include a student who is a first-year student not receiving federal or State financial aid and is enrolled directly in a registered apprenticeship program that partners with a public community college ...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 96
MDSB845PassAltering the definition of "eligible student" to include students enrolled directly in registered apprenticeship programs that partner with a public community college in the State to be eligible for Workforce Development Sequence Scholarships.
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 97
MDHB1341PassApproving certain projects for the acquisition, development, and improvement of certain academic facilities for the University System of Maryland; approving the issuance of bonds by the University System of Maryland in a total principal amount of $25...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 111
MDSB857PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDSB783PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring membership of the Authority to in...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 81
MDHB1293PassEstablishing the West North Avenue Development Authority in Baltimore City to support the development and approval of a comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plan in the target area and the buffer zone; requiring the membership of the Authority t...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 80
MDSB127EnrollProhibiting an institution of higher education from using certain third-party admissions application information about the criminal background of the applicant to deny admission; altering a certain process in using certain information about an applic...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB421EnrollRequiring, for fiscal year 2022, the Comptroller to distribute $100,000 of income tax revenue from individuals to the Tax Clinics for Low-Income Marylanders Fund; establishing the Tax Clinics for Low-Income Marylanders Fund to provide grants to the U...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB125EnrollDeclaring certain findings of the General Assembly regarding the educational needs and the health and safety of student athletes; prohibiting a public institution of higher education or certain organizations from preventing a student athlete from ear...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB308EnrollProviding that an applicant who graduated from high school 5 or more years before the date of application is not subject to a certain grade point requirement to be eligible for the Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship under certain circumst...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB216EnrollRepealing a certain provision of law requiring a financial aid administrator to verify certain information under certain circumstances; altering the method by which a financial administrator at a public institution of higher education is required to ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB326EnrollExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, an...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB307EnrollExpanding the definition of "technology-based business" to include a technology-based nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for purposes of the Maryland Technology Internship Program; and altering...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB71EngrossRepealing provisions of law establishing educational programs for juveniles in residential facilities under the State Department of Education; establishing the Juvenile Services Education Board in the Department of Juvenile Services; requiring the Bo...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB38EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology, in consultation with the Attorney General, to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
MDSB49EnrollRequiring the Secretary of Information Technology to advise and oversee a consistent cybersecurity strategy for units of State government, including institutions under the control of the governing boards of public institutions of higher education; re...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB466EnrollRequiring each institution of higher education to provide the telephone number of Maryland's Helpline, or an on-campus crisis center that operates 24 hours a day and 365 days a year, on student identification cards, if provided by the institution; au...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB460EnrollRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of a credit or course to an enrolled student to report the denial to the student and the...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB307EnrollEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB397EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establi...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDSB364EnrollProhibiting the use or enforcement of a nondisparagement clause in a settlement agreement or other release of liability between the parties in a claim of misconduct in the performance of duties against a law enforcement officer of an institution of h...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB172EnrollEstablishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; requiring the Program to provide grant funding to reduce he...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB480EnrollRequiring that each fiscal year the Comptroller distribute $250,000 of income tax revenue from individuals to the Tax Clinics for Low-Income Marylanders Fund; establishing the Tax Clinics for Low-Income Marylanders Fund to provide grants to the Unive...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB497EnrollRepealing provisions of law establishing educational programs for juveniles in residential facilities under the State Department of Education; establishing the Juvenile Services Education Board in the Department of Juvenile Services; requiring the Bo...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB637EnrollAuthorizing the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer a home buyer assistance program that assists current students and recent graduates of public institutions of higher education to...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB770EngrossExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, an...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB836EnrollRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State and the Maryland State Department of Education, to adopt and implement a two-year plan to respond to the outbreak of ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB891EnrollEstablishing the Hunger-Free Campus Grant Program to address student hunger and basic food needs on campus; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to administer the Program, develop a certain form, and designate certain campuses as hunger...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB943EngrossAuthorizing the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer a home buyer assistance program that assists current students and recent graduates of public institutions of higher education to...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB636EnrollEstablishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education to provide students with career and...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB664EnrollRequiring each county board of education to encourage and assist high school seniors to complete and submit certain financial aid forms by a certain deadline; requiring each county board to develop a certain outreach plan; requiring each county board...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1124EnrollRequiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to award at least 25% of annual grant money from the Richard W. Collins III Leadership With Honor Scholarship to students at Bowie State University.
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB785EngrossRequiring the Governor to appoint or reappoint a member of the State Board of Education on or before January 1 of the year in which the member's term expires; requiring members appointed to the State Board to reasonably reflect specified demographic ...
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2021-04-12
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB741EnrollRequiring, on or before June 1, 2021, the Maryland Department of Health, in collaboration with local health departments of the State, to adopt and implement a certain plan to respond to the outbreak of COVID-19; requiring, for calendar year 2021, cer...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB674EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; specifying the term of certain members; requir...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1245EnrollAltering the eligibility criteria for students in grade 9 to prequalify for a Guaranteed Access Grant under the Delegate Howard P. Rawlings Educational Excellence Award; requiring the Next Generation Scholars of Maryland Program to provide matriculat...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1039EnrollAltering a certain requirement for certain State Board of Massage Therapy Examiners members who are licensed massage therapists; altering the education requirements for applicants to qualify for a certain license or registration by requiring that cer...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB800EnrollEstablishing the Inmate Training and Job Pilot Program at certain institutions of postsecondary education to provide educational and vocational training opportunities for inmates in the 12 months preceding the inmate's date of release; requiring the ...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB895EnrollRequiring the presidents of University System of Maryland institutions to ensure that the student fee committee of record is presented with any proposed fees for their review; requiring the amount of the fee, the students who will be charged the fee,...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB927EnrollAltering the application of certain provisions of law prohibiting an institution of higher education from paying certain financial or other incentives based on certain success to exempt the recruitment of foreign students who reside in a foreign coun...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB1073EngrossEstablishing the Passive House Pilot Program in the Department of Housing and Community Development to assist a nonprofit organization in partnership with neighboring high schools and institutes of higher education to provide students with career and...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB943EnrollEstablishing the Center for Cybersecurity at the University of Maryland Baltimore County to be housed within the College of Engineering and Information Technology and to provide certain assistance related to cybersecurity; requiring the Governor to i...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB73EnrollEstablishing the Office of Telework Assistance in the Department of Commerce to establish best practices for telework policies; establishing the Business Telework Assistance Grant Program to assist businesses in implementing telework policies; requir...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB156EnrollRequiring a local board of elections to obtain input from large residential communities including institutions of higher education, continuing care retirement communities, senior communities, and military installations when establishing precinct boun...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDSB249EngrossAuthorizing each Senator to award not more than 10% of funds available under the Senatorial Scholarship Program to applicants planning to attend certain accredited institutions outside the State, provided that the applicant will be studying in an aca...
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2021-04-10
Favorable Adopted Second Reading Passed
MDHB670PassRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; prohibiting a police officer from preventing a citizen from recording the officer's actions if the citizen is otherwise acting lawfully and safely; establishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repa...
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2021-04-10
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/9/2021) - Chapter 59
MDHB1207EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB89EnrollAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; providing that an inmate serving a sentence for a c...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
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