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MDSB916IntroAltering the definition of "collection agency" under the Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act to include a person who directly or indirectly engages in the business of servicing a student education loan of any student borrower.
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1205IntroRequiring a public institution of higher education to require a student health center to provide during the regular hours of operation of the student health center on-site access to specified emergency contraception and contraceptive counseling or re...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB1085IntroDesignating Morgan State University as the State's public urban research institution; requiring Morgan State University to be dedicated to the development and delivery of comprehensive and high-quality academic programs and services to the University...
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2017-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1465IntroEstablishing the Baltimore City Police Community Policing Steering Committee; providing for the composition, terms of office, quorum, chair, governance procedures, subcommittee structure, meetings, and duties of the Committee; requiring the Committee...
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2017-03-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB652IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated; requiring sp...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB815IntroProviding that a specified provision of law requiring an individual to be registered and approved by the State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician before performing delegated pharmacy acts does not apply to a pharmacy student who is currently ...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB986IntroRenaming the graduate social worker license issued by the State Board of Social Work Examiners to be the master social worker license; limiting the number of terms a specified licensed social worker member of the Board may serve; requiring a specifie...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1031IntroProviding that a specified provision of law requiring an individual to be registered and approved by the State Board of Pharmacy as a pharmacy technician before performing delegated pharmacy acts does not apply to a specified pharmacy student current...
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2017-03-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB900IntroAllowing an individual who pays specified tuition and fees at a community college to claim a credit against the State income tax up to the amount of State income tax imposed or tuition paid for the taxable year; prohibiting an individual from claimin...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB994IntroRenaming the Maryland Stadium Authority to be the Maryland Construction Authority; authorizing governmental units to request specified assistance from the Authority regarding public school facility construction projects; establishing a design-constru...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB908IntroEstablishing the Maryland Education Development Collaborative; providing that the Collaborative is an instrumentality of the State; providing for the purposes of the Collaborative; establishing a Governing Board of the Collaborative; providing for th...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1461IntroEstablishing the Natural Gas and Oil Interest Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to administer the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund and t...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDHB1183IntroRenaming the graduate social worker license issued by the State Board of Social Work Examiners to be the master social worker license; limiting the number of terms a specified licensed social worker member of the Board may serve; requiring a specifie...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB1060IntroRequiring the Administrative Office of the Courts to assess drug court programs to determine how to increase and expand the programs; requiring county boards of education and specified institutions of higher education to establish heroin and opioid a...
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2017-03-08
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB715IntroAuthorizing the State Department of Education to approve a program of undergraduate or graduate studies offered by an institution of higher education in the State that would certify a recipient to teach, in addition to approval of the program by the ...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB868IntroEstablishing Workforce Development Sequence grants and scholarships; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to disburse grants to community colleges in the State in order for specified communi...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB848IntroEstablishing the Community College Vocational Certificate, Apprenticeship Training Program, and Associate's Degree Tuition Assistance Program; specifying that participation in the Program is voluntary and shall be determined by a county; requiring an...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB712IntroEstablishing the Blount-Rawlings-Britt HBI Comparability Program to provide supplemental funding assistance to the State's public 4-year historically black institutions (HBIs) to ensure that the HBIs are comparable and competitive with other State 4-...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB971IntroEstablishing the James W. Hubbard Inclusive Higher Education Grant Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered jointly by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the Department of Disabilities, and th...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1069IntroAltering the calculation of the required funding amount for community colleges including the Baltimore City Community College in specified fiscal years.
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1142IntroEstablishing the right to an attorney or a nonattorney advocate for a student or student organization at a disciplinary proceeding or other procedure designed to address a violation of the rules of public senior higher education institutions; requiri...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1082IntroRequiring the Administrative Office of the Courts to assess drug court programs to determine how to increase and expand the programs; requiring county boards of education and specified institutions of higher education to establish specified policies;...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1135IntroRequiring a specified instructor of a course related to civics, history, government, social studies, or political science to teach the course in a fair and balanced manner that does not reflect the instructor's personal philosophical agenda, bias, or...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1508IntroAltering the circumstances under which specified individuals, including undocumented immigrants, shall be exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at community colleges; altering the circumstances under which specified individuals are eligibl...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1289IntroRequiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission, in consultation with each county board of education, to mail specified informational materials relating to federal student aid and qualifications for St...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1365IntroAuthorizing a county to create a county student loan refinancing authority through an ordinance enacted by the county governing body; establishing that the purpose of an authority is to provide affordable financial assistance to enable county residen...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1329IntroRequiring specified institutions of higher education to offer credits in substance use disorders, effective treatment for substance use disorders, and pain management; requiring the Behavioral Health Administration to establish at least a specified n...
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2017-03-07
[Hearing: Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1337IntroDesignating, beginning in calendar year 2017, the last 7 days of August through the first 7 days of September each year to be a tax-free period during which an exemption from the sales and use tax is provided for the sale of specified textbooks purch...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1429IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, on or before December 31, 2017, to license 25 medical cannabis growers; requiring the Commission to actively seek to achieve geographic diversity when licensing medical cannabis growers, w...
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2017-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB788IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, on or before December 31, 2017, to license 25 medical cannabis growers; requiring the Commission to actively seek to achieve geographic diversity when licensing medical cannabis growers, w...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB955IntroProviding that an equity court shall retain jurisdiction for the purpose of awarding child support, in accordance with the child support guidelines, for a child who has attained the age of 18 years and who is enrolled in secondary school; providing t...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1491IntroAuthorizing a conservation organization to hold a specified event on the campus of a public institution of higher education notwithstanding a provision of law, regulation, or policy that prohibits the carrying or possession of a firearm on the campus...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1357IntroProhibiting a public senior higher education institution from qualifying to receive student financial assistance or research funding from the State unless the institution adopts specified policies relating to inventions and patents; specifying that t...
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1250IntroRemoving student employees at the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, St. Mary's College of Maryland, and Baltimore City Community College from the list of employees who are ineligible to engage in collective bargaining.
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2017-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB172IntroAuthorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; altering or repealing specified required appropriations; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; altering the Special Fund from which a specified racing purse and a...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB678IntroEstablishing the Community College Vocational Certificate, Apprenticeship Training Program, and Associate's Degree Tuition Assistance Program; specifying that participation in the Program is voluntary and shall be determined by a county; requiring an...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB770IntroAltering the definition of "collection agency" under the Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act to include a person who directly or indirectly engages in the business of servicing a student education loan of any student borrower.
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB701IntroAltering the definition of "foster care recipient" for specified tuition waivers to include an individual who resided in an out-of-home placement at the time the individual graduated from high school or successfully completed a GED; and clarifying th...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB730IntroEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB721IntroAuthorizing a conservation organization to hold a specified event on the campus of a public institution of higher education notwithstanding a provision of law, regulation, or policy that prohibits the carrying or possession of a firearm on the campus...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB959IntroAuthorizing the use of a senatorial or delegate scholarship for the reimbursement of students who are, or were enrolled within the last 2 years, in a certificate or license program at a community college; etc.
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB872IntroEstablishing the James W. Hubbard Inclusive Higher Education Grant Program; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered jointly by the Maryland Higher Education Commission, the Department of Disabilities, and th...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1000IntroAltering the circumstances under which specified individuals, including undocumented immigrants, shall be exempt from paying the out-of-state tuition rate at community colleges; altering the circumstances under which specified individuals are eligibl...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB869IntroEstablishing Workforce Development Sequence grants and scholarships; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to disburse grants to community colleges in the State in order for specified communi...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB1483IntroAllowing specified eligible employers a credit against the State income tax for employing specified interns, which may not exceed $1,000 for each eligible intern or 10% of the wages paid to each eligible intern, subject to specified limitations; requ...
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2017-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB152IntroAuthorizing or altering the distribution of specified revenue; altering or repealing specified required appropriations; authorizing the use of specified funds for specified purposes; altering the Special Fund from which a specified racing purse and a...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB763IntroAltering a specified provision of the Maryland Wage and Hour Law to authorize a specified public senior higher education institution to pay to a specified employee under specified circumstances the minimum wage rate set by the county in which the emp...
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2017-02-28
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1624IntroUniversity of Maryland Eastern Shore - State Matching Funds for Land-Grant Institutions
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2017-02-27
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
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