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MDSB427PassProhibiting specified private career schools and specified for-profit institutions of higher education from enrolling a student in a program that is intended to lead to employment in a field that requires licensure or certification in the State if su...
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2016-05-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 552
MDHB741PassProhibiting specified private career schools and specified for-profit institutions of higher education from enrolling a student in a program that is intended to lead to employment in a field that requires licensure in the State if successful completi...
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2016-05-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 553
MDHB1488PassEstablishing the Maryland Corps Program; providing for stipends of up to $15,000 for corps participants and one-time scholarships of up to $6,000 for corps participants who complete the Program; requiring the Board of Directors to issue a Request for...
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2016-05-19
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 654
MDSB94PassRepealing a specified provision of law requiring that specified displaced homemakers be exempt from payment of specified tuition and be counted in a specified computation of full-time equivalent enrollment; replacing obsolete references with referenc...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 344
MDSB95PassRepealing the Workforce Creation and Adult Education Transition Council; altering the responsibility of the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation as it relates to the development of a specified State plan; repealing a specified provision of ...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 346
MDHB117PassProviding that, for applicants for a license to practice pharmacy, graduation from a recognized English-speaking professional school accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education is acceptable proof of proficiency in the oral communi...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDSB469PassProviding that, for applicants for a license to practice pharmacy, graduation from a recognized English-speaking professional school accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education is acceptable as proof of proficiency in the oral comm...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 476
MDSB606PassEstablishing the Maryland College Collaboration for Student Veterans Commission; providing that the purpose of the Commission is to work to ensure the educational success of returning veterans, facilitate the sharing of best practices among instituti...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413
MDHB1458PassEstablishing the Maryland College Collaboration for Student Veterans Commission; providing that the purpose of the Commission is to work to ensure the educational success of returning veterans, facilitate the sharing of best practices among instituti...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 414
MDSB982PassAuthorizing the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to enter into an agreement with the Maryland Technology Development Corporation or another entity to make and manage investments in private equity and venture capital in th...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 459
MDSB979PassAltering the eligibility provisions of the Optional Retirement Program to include individuals in specified position categories designated by specified governing boards of institutions of higher education or the Secretary of Higher Education; requirin...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 458
MDSB882PassRenaming the Northeastern Maryland Additive Manufacturing Innovation Authority to be the Regional Additive Manufacturing Partnership of Maryland; altering specified definitions in order to codify a specified alternate name for the Partnership; alteri...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 444
MDSB85PassRenaming the Department of Economic Competitiveness and Commerce to be the Department of Commerce; repealing the Office of the Secretary of Commerce in the Office of the Governor; repealing the requirement that the Secretary of Commerce employ an Exe...
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2016-05-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 338
MDSB108PassAltering the types of nursing positions that are eligible to receive grants from the Nurse Support Program Assistance Fund.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 159
MDSB120PassAuthorizing the recipients of senatorial scholarships to hold an award for a fifth undergraduate academic year or for a semester subsequent to a fourth undergraduate academic year if the recipient makes a specified request, is a full-time student, co...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 160
MDSB128PassRepealing a condition under which a religious educational institution may operate without a certificate of approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and may enroll specified students in a specified online distance education program witho...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 161
MDHB107PassEstablishing scholarship award amounts for the Walter Sondheim Jr. Public Service Internship Scholarship Program shall be at least $2,000 and no more than $3,000.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB218PassProhibiting the inclusion of Morgan State University within the University System of Maryland.
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 179
MDSB272PassAuthorizing the use of an Educational Excellence Award at an institution of higher education that is not in the State if the applicant is a deaf or hearing impaired student attending an institution of higher education that makes specified provisions ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 181
MDHB400PassAltering the definition of "foster care recipient" for the purpose of a specified tuition waiver; altering a specified requirement that specified foster care recipients and specified unaccompanied homeless youth apply for specified financial aid by a...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 263
MDSB376PassEstablishing specified State-funded Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) schools in the State; authorizing specified planning grants for P-TECH schools; requiring specified P-TECH schools to reserve at least 50% of its available space f...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 144
MDSB381PassAuthorizing the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make, participate in making, and undertake a commitment for financial assistance to a homeowner for purchasing a homeowner's primary reside...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDSB374PassProviding a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for contributions made by specified individuals to specified college savings accounts subject to specified limitations; defining specified terms; and applying the Act to all taxable y...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 197
MDHB878PassRepealing a condition under which a religious educational institution may operate without a certificate of approval from the Maryland Higher Education Commission and may enroll specified students in a specified online distance education program witho...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 162
MDSB764PassAuthorizing student journalists at public schools and public institutions of higher education to exercise freedom of speech and freedom of the press in school-sponsored media; specifying that these freedoms are not limited by the fact that the media ...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 229
MDHB1015PassRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission, and the Maryland Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority, in consultation with the Department of Legislative Services and any other appropriate agencies, to study the expansion or creatio...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 290
MDHB1007PassRequiring State agencies that are deemed electronic voter registration agencies to implement electronic voter registration systems on or before July 1, 2017; requiring the State Board of Elections to register individuals whose voter registration info...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1079PassAuthorizing Montgomery County to create the Montgomery County Student Loan Refinancing Authority through an ordinance enacted by the Montgomery County governing body; establishing that the purpose of the Authority is to provide affordable financial a...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 296
MDHB1288PassDefining the term vocational certificate to include completion of a course of study that prepares an individual to work in a career field by taking credit-bearing courses or noncredit courses for purposes of establishing eligibility of foster care re...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 306
MDHB1247PassExempting from specified State insurance laws a self-funded student health plan operated by an independent institution of higher education that provides health care services to its students and their dependents if the institution files on July 1 each...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 305
MDSB436PassAltering the scope of provisions of law governing surplus lines insurance to authorize the use of surplus lines insurance for short-term medical insurance coverage; authorizing the procurement of short-term medical insurance from a nonadmitted insure...
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2016-04-26
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 207
MDSB342PassRequiring that specified policies of public senior higher education institutions promote specified purposes and be similar to specified provisions concerning required clauses for procurement contracts.
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 65
MDHB431PassRequiring the College Savings Plans of Maryland Board to establish the Maryland ABLE Program to help promote financial savings to support individuals with disabilities in maintaining health, independence, and quality of life; renaming the College Sav...
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB443PassAuthorizing the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher education to grow or cultivate industrial hemp if the industrial hemp is grown or cultivated for agricultural research or academic research purposes; requiring a site used by the D...
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 105
MDHB837PassRequiring that specified policies of public senior higher education institutions promote specified purposes and be similar to specified provisions concerning required clauses for procurement contracts.
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 66
MDHB1457PassAltering and adding specified higher education, experience, and examination requirements that specified applicants for a license to practice land surveying must meet to qualify for a license; repealing specified dates after which, and specified dates...
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 139
MDHB801PassRepealing provisions of law permitting specified preexisting condition limitations in group and blanket health insurance contracts and policies; altering provisions of law relating to specified preexisting condition exclusions in individual health be...
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2016-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 122
MDHB18IntroExempting recent high school graduates from payment of tuition to attend a community college in the State under specified circumstances; providing a 50% discount on tuition to individuals unemployed for at least 6 months but who have been seeking emp...
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2016-04-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB73EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care Recipients; requiring an applicant to be employed full-time by the State, a county or municipality of the State, and to have received a specified degree from an i...
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2016-04-11
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
MDSB11IntroRequiring specified State agencies that are deemed electronic voter registration agencies to implement electronic voter registration systems on or before July 1, 2017; requiring the State Board of Elections to promptly register individuals whose vote...
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2016-04-11
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB230IntroRequiring institutions of higher education who reduce institutional financial aid awarded to specified students to notify specified financial aid providers of the reduction.
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2016-04-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB360EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Foster Care Recipients; requiring an applicant to be employed for at least 20 hours per week by the State or a county or municipality of the State and have received an undergraduate or g...
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2016-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDHB460EnrollAuthorizing the Community Development Administration in the Department of Housing and Community Development to make, participate in making, and undertake a commitment for financial assistance to a homeowner for purchasing a homeowner's primary reside...
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2016-04-11
Returned Passed
MDHB526IntroAltering the amount of the unrestricted grant provided to small community colleges.
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2016-04-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB453EngrossEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Optional Retirement Program; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving specified compensation; requiring the Workgroup to study an...
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2016-04-11
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB493EngrossIncreasing to $4,000 the maximum amount of a State matching stipend awarded to certificated public school employees who teach in public schools that have comprehensive needs; requiring specified teachers in Anne Arundel County to receive a stipend to...
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2016-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB540EngrossProhibiting the Board of Regents of Morgan State University from entering into any contract for student housing that is located in the 1500 block of Havenwood Road in Baltimore City unless the Hillen Road Improvement Association approves and the deve...
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2016-04-11
Passed Enrolled
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