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MDSB18EnrollAltering the membership of the Lead Poisoning Prevention Commission to include one representative each from a nonprofit focused on lead poisoning prevention issues and the American Academy of Pediatrics, Maryland Chapter; repealing certain requiremen...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB300EnrollProhibiting the aerial application of chlorpyrifos on or after October 1, 2020; prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos in the State on or after December 31, 2020; establishing the Pesticide Transition Fund to support Maryland farmers in the transition ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB566EnrollAltering the information required to be provided to the Department of Commerce in order to qualify for certain tax credit enhancements under the Opportunity Zone Enhancement Program to include, with respect to certain qualified opportunity zone busin...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB447EnrollProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of a flame-retardant chemical by mass; repealing certain provisions of l...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB450EnrollRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring the Department to repo...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB619EnrollProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021, the use of Class B fire-fighting foam that contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; providing that the Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distribution ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB580EnrollRequiring 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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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB420EnrollProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021 the use of Class B fire- fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of nonfluorinated foam for fire-fighting training; establishi...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB890EngrossRequiring certain producers or a representative organization to submit a plan for the establishment of a Paint Stewardship Program to the Department of the Environment on or before January 1, 2021, and in accordance with certain requirements; requiri...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB229EngrossProhibiting the aerial application of chlorpyrifos on or after October 1, 2020; prohibiting the use of chlorpyrifos in the State on or after December 31, 2020; establishing the Pesticide Transition Fund to support Maryland farmers in the transition a...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB768EngrossRequiring a landlord, at the time of filing a certain complaint in an action for repossession for failure to pay rent in Baltimore City, to be in compliance with certain local license requirements and certain lead-based paint abatement laws; providin...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB713EnrollAltering the information required to be provided to the Department of Commerce in order to qualify for certain tax credit enhancements under the Opportunity Zone Enhancement Program to include, with respect to certain qualified opportunity zone busin...
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2020-03-16
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB722EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards and for resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a structure or infrastruct...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB371IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain school buildings to be a lead concentration in drinking water that...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1052IntroRequiring the University System of Maryland to establish an ongoing monitoring program for identifying and monitoring contaminants in campus buildings; requiring the University System of Maryland to develop a certain system-wide process for submittin...
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2020-03-02
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1428IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with certain entities, to adopt regulations to require periodic inspections for the presence of mold hazards and mold or moisture problems in each occupied higher education facility in the ...
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2020-03-02
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB992EngrossAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring the periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public and nonpublic school buildings; and requiring by August...
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2020-02-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB879IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Balt...
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2020-02-18
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB739IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1426IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB226IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include with a required notice to a homeowner about the homestead property tax credit certain information regarding a homeowner's obligation to register residential rental property constru...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB581IntroProhibiting the use of certain Class B fire fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of certain foam for fire fighting training; providing that the Act does not restric...
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2020-02-10
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1369IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1475IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law requiring the periodic testing for the presence of lead in drinking water outlets in occupied public and nonpublic school buildings.
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1542IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health to establish and administer a Lead Poisoning Testing Program, rather than a Lead Poisoning Screening Program; altering the duties of the Program; requiring the Secretary to require health care providers caring for ch...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1540IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1483IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB821IntroAuthorizing a person to submit a certain application to the Department of Agriculture to approve the use of a pesticide in the production of cannabis; requiring that an application include a certain certified risk assessment; requiring the Natalie M....
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB363IntroAltering the "renewable energy portfolio standard" to be the "clean and renewable energy standard"; altering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the clean and renewable energy standard; removing certain sour...
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2020-02-05
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB921IntroAltering the definition of "practice dentistry" to include the collection of oral saliva samples to screen for lead poisoning; authorizing a dentist to collect oral saliva samples to screen for lead poisoning in individuals under the age of 19 years;...
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2020-02-05
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB891IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop certain guidelines for solar panel stewardship programs to ensure the environmentally sound recycling of out-of-service solar panels and their components; requiring the Department to adopt certai...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB563IntroAllowing an individual or a corporation to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for an approved lead hazard reduction project for qualifying property located in Baltimore City; providing for the calculation of the cr...
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2020-01-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB7IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with certain State agencies, to adopt regulations to require periodic inspections for the presence of mold hazards and mold or moisture problems in each occupied public or nonpublic school ...
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2020-01-28
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB457IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain school buildings to be a lead concentration in drinking water that...
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2020-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB491IntroRequiring 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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2020-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB265IntroAltering the "renewable energy portfolio standard" to be the "clean and renewable energy standard"; altering the eligibility of certain sources of energy for the creation of credits under the clean and renewable energy standard; removing certain sour...
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2020-01-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB110IntroRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to include with a required notice of the homestead property tax credit certain information regarding the homeowner's obligation, under certain circumstances, to register property constructed ...
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2020-01-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
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