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MDSB31PassRequiring the members of the Board of Community College Trustees for Anne Arundel County to reside in Anne Arundel County; establishing a 4-year term for nonstudent members; limiting nonstudent members to three consecutive full terms; and applying th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 246
MDSB27PassEstablishing the short title "Jordan McNair Act" for Title 11, Subtitle 16 of the Education Article.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 502
MDHB159PassRequiring the secretary of a principal department in the Executive Branch, the president of a public senior higher education institution, and a unit of State government to provide certain information to the State Ethics Commission in a timely manner ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 87
MDHB187PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 98
MDHB318PassRequiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free or low cost digital materials and may p...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 165
MDSB282PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 181
MDHB362PassIncreasing, from 50% to 100%, the percentage of tuition that may be reimbursed of the cost of in-State tuition for certain courses for any active National Guard member attending certain institutions; and expanding the definition of "member" as it rel...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 180
MDSB294PassProhibiting certain for-profit institutions of higher education and private career schools from enrolling new Maryland residents if, beginning in fiscal year 2023, federal funds exceed 10% of annual revenues; requiring the Maryland Higher Education C...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 546
MDSB307PassAltering the eligibility requirements for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship to repeal a provision of law requiring a certain applicant to apply within 2 years after graduating from high school; establishing certain eligibility requirem...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 201
MDSB329PassRequiring a public institution of higher education to submit an outbreak response plan to the Maryland Department of Health on or before August 1 each year, beginning in 2021; requiring a public institution of higher education to implement the outbre...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 99
MDHB415PassAltering the eligibility requirements for a Maryland Community College Promise Scholarship to repeal a provision of law requiring a certain applicant to apply within 2 years after graduating from high school; altering certain grade point average elig...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 200
MDSB344PassApproving 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 $20...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 550
MDHB506PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 228
MDHB546PassRequiring the members of the Board of Community College Trustees for Anne Arundel County to reside in Anne Arundel County; establishing a 4-year term for nonstudent members; and limiting nonstudent members to three consecutive full terms; and applyin...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 245
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDSB458PassExempting spouses and financially dependent children of active duty members of the United States armed forces from paying nonresident tuition at a public institution of higher education in the State if certain requirements are met at the time of acce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 227
MDSB446PassAuthorizing the Secretary of Higher Education to require certain institutions of postsecondary education to refund all tuition and fees to certain Maryland students under certain circumstances; establishing that an institution that closes programs in...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 554
MDHB596PassAltering the eligibility requirements for the Edward T. and Mary A. Conroy Memorial Scholarship Program and the Jean B. Cryor Memorial Scholarship Program by removing the residency requirement for certain categories of individuals; altering the requi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 267
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDHB598PassIncreasing to $7,500 the amount of the scholarship granted a certain student member of the Baltimore County Board of Education.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 268
MDSB477PassAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities under the Program to store and make availa...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 479
MDSB553PassEstablishing the Universities at Shady Grove Regional Higher Education Center to provide students access to established, cutting edge, and high-demand academic programs of degree-granting institutions; requiring the academic programs at the Center to...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 448
MDHB847PassEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 341
MDSB667PassRequiring each constituent institution of higher education in the University System of Maryland to develop a method to clearly and conspicuously show students in the online course catalog which courses use free or low-cost digital materials and may p...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 166
MDSB794PassAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 583
MDHB966PassAltering the information shown in the budget of the College of Southern Maryland; and requiring certain county commissioners to review and approve a budget request made by the College of Southern Maryland.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 393
MDHB1122PassExcluding public institutions of higher education from certain provisions of law governing protection of information by government agencies; requiring public institutions of higher education to review and designate certain systems as systems of recor...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 429
MDHB1205PassEstablishing the Universities at Shady Grove Regional Higher Education Center; establishing the purpose of the Center is to provide students access to established, cutting edge, and high-demand academic programs of degree-granting institutions; requi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 447
MDHB1061PassRequiring certain entities that receive at least $2,000,000 of State capital funding in a prior fiscal year to submit, on or before October 1 each year, a report on deferred maintenance; requiring the report to include certain information and be subm...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 415
MDSB994PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to convene a workgroup to study certain issues regarding the provision of electrical services and low-voltage electrical services in the State; requiring the workgroup to include certain representatives; req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 591
MDSB1022PassAuthorizing the Board of Regents of the University System of Maryland to grant a tuition waiver, in an amount not to exceed the amount of the tuition obligation, to a student member of the Board serving in the second year of a two-year term; prohibit...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 593
MDHB514VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting commercialization of research, facilitating technology transfer, and enco...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB398VetoEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting the commercialization of research, facilitating the transfer of certain t...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB493VetoIncreasing the required minimum appropriation for the Small Business Development Center Network Fund from $950,000 to $1,150,000 for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB845VetoExpanding the purpose and authorized uses of the Maryland Corps Program Fund to include covering expenses incurred to study certain matters and providing funding to match certain gifts or grants; requiring, in fiscal year 2021 and each fiscal year th...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1260VetoRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1300VetoRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a method fo...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB465VetoExtending and altering through fiscal year 2026 the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an amount that when combined with the amount estimated to be distributed to the E-Nnovation Initi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB454EngrossRequiring that each fiscal year $250,000 of undisputed taxes collected as a result of the Motor Vehicle Administration's refusal to renew or transfer certain vehicle registrations or renew the driver's license of certain applicants be distributed to ...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB603EngrossAuthorizing the county boards of education in Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, and Talbot counties to establish a regional Career and Technical Education (CTE) school to provide career and technical education programs to public high school s...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB993EngrossAltering the compensation of the members of the Montgomery County Board of Education; authorizing a student member to elect to receive certain compensation at a certain time; and providing for the application of the Act.
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2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until 3/18 (Senator Zucker) Adopted
MDSB533EngrossMaking an individual eligible for a certificate to teach students in a Montessori school if the individual holds a Montessori-related credential from a certain organization and a bachelor's degree; authorizing the State Board of Education to require ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB922EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate serving a sentence for a crime of violence from rec...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB946EngrossEstablishing 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 an...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1082EngrossRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain procedures that require a public institution of higher education that denies the transfer of credits to an enrolled student to report the denial to the institution from which the...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB245EngrossRequiring the State Board of Elections to maintain a page on its website that includes clear information about voter registration and voting by students enrolled in institutions of higher education, including links to information on voting by absente...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB408EngrossRequiring that any gas service newly installed at an occupied structure may have a gas service regulator installed only outside the structure; requiring an existing interior gas service regulator in a multifamily residential structure to be relocated...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB737EngrossEstablishing the Sustainable Maryland Program Fund to expand and enhance Sustainable Maryland's promotion and support of communities in the State in the effort to realize environmental, economic, and social sustainability; specifying that the Fund ma...
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2020-03-15
To House Appropriations Committee
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