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MDHB1233EngrossReducing the elevated blood lead level that initiates certain case management, notification, and lead risk reduction requirements in owner-occupied and affected properties; altering certain notification requirements triggered by the results of a cert...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1031EngrossAltering the basis for calculating a certain license fee credited to the Maryland Oil Disaster Containment, Clean-Up and Contingency Fund and the Oil Contaminated Site Environmental Cleanup Fund; expanding, to include fiscal years 2020 and 2021, the ...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1246EngrossMaking the vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles permanent; authorizing certain individuals or business entities that do not receive a tax credit in a certain fiscal year to claim the credit during the next fiscal ye...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB275EngrossProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; and requiring the State Department of Agriculture, with existing budgeted resources, t...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1253EngrossAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to the testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain school buildings; and requiring the Department of the Environm...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1001IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to require that a course of instruction in boating safety education include certain information relating to carbon monoxide poisoning; requiring the Department to adopt regulations requiring certain warni...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB539EngrossAuthorizing a person to use reusable diverted water on the site on which it originates for purposes such as gardening, composting, lawn watering, and irrigation in accordance with certain requirements; and defining "reusable diverted water" to mean w...
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB720EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, to convene a stakeholder workgroup to develop a package of consensus recommendations for enhancing and implementing the f...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB496IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the State Department of Education, the Department of General Services, and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances and to requ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1142IntroRequiring a person to dispose of synthetic turf and turf infill only in a certain hazardous waste facility or closed-loop recycling facility; prohibiting a person from incinerating synthetic turf and turf infill; requiring the Department of the Envir...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB376EngrossAuthorizing the State Highway Administration, the Maryland Transportation Authority, the Maryland State Police, or a local agency on a highway under its jurisdiction to push or move a disabled vehicle, spilled cargo, or debris off the roadway without...
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2019-03-15
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB24IntroRequiring a prospective bidder or offeror when submitting a bid or offer for a public work contract to submit to the public body a certain contractor safety and health plan and a certain attestation; requiring a contractor safety and health plan to i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB190EngrossDefining the term "failing on-site sewage disposal system" for certain provisions of law to mean an on-site sewage disposal system or a component of an on-site sewage disposal system that threatens the public health due to certain conditions; providi...
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2019-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB411IntroProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2020, a person from selling, offering for sale, or applying to certain surfaces coal tar or coal tar pavement products; and establishing a civil penalty not to exceed $500 for a first offense and not exceeding $1,0...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB417EngrossRepealing a requirement that a report of a sewer overflow or treatment plant bypass provided to the Department of the Environment by an owner or operator of certain sewer systems or wastewater treatment plants be made by telephone; specifying the con...
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2019-03-14
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB851IntroExpanding the uses of a certain account in the Bay Restoration Fund to include making certain no- or low-cost loans for the repair or replacement of certain failing on-site sewage disposal systems; limiting a certain loan to a homeowner who resides i...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB830EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to convene the Oyster Advisory Commission, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, on or before June 1, 2019; requiring the Commission to develop certain recommen...
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2019-03-14
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB808EngrossRepealing a certain list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; requiring the Secretary of Agriculture to adopt regulations to establish a list of plants considered to be noxious weeds in the State; altering a certain condition under ...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB82EngrossProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, the sale or distribution, through a retail establishment, of any paint or coating removal product that contains N-Methylpyrrolidone or methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane, for noncommercial use;...
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2019-03-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB109EngrossProhibiting a person from selling in the State an expanded polystyrene food service product on or after July 1, 2020; prohibiting food service businesses or schools from selling or providing food or beverages in expanded polystyrene food service prod...
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2019-03-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB749IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB752IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, by October 1, 2020, to adopt regulations to establish procedures for conducting environmental investigations to determine lead hazards for children under the age of 6 years and pregnant women with elevated...
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2019-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB523IntroProhibiting a school-approved sport, club, or course of instruction from using lead ammunition in training, practice, or athletic competition.
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2019-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB902IntroProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than a certain amount of certain chemicals; repealing certain provisions of law re...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1174IntroRequiring a certain dispensary or dispensary agent to ensure that medical cannabis grown using a pesticide and products containing medical cannabis grown using a pesticide have a label affixed at the time of sale stating that the medical cannabis was...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1264IntroProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than a certain amount of certain chemicals; repealing certain provisions of law re...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB488IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a 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 Baltimore Ci...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB956IntroAllowing an individual or a corporation to claim a credit against the State income tax for costs incurred for an approved lead hazard reduction project for qualifying property; providing for the calculation of the credit; providing for the submission...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1055IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1068IntroRequiring 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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2019-02-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1191IntroEstablishing 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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2019-02-11
Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Environment and Transportation)
MDSB270IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2020, the use of chlorpyrifos in the State, including insecticides containing chlorpyrifos and seeds treated with chlorpyrifos; and requiring the State Department of Agriculture, with existing budgeted resources, t...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB481IntroAltering the definition of "elevated level of lead" to mean a lead concentration in drinking water exceeding 5 parts per billion for certain provisions of law relating to testing for the presence of lead in certain drinking water outlets in certain s...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB299IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, the sale or distribution of any paint or coating removal product that contains N-Methylpyrrolidone or methylene chloride, also known as dichloromethane; and establishing that a person that violates the provis...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB300IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, a person from selling or distributing in commerce an aerosol degreaser or a spot cleaner for dry cleaning that contains trichloroethylene; and establishing that a person that violates the provision or any reg...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB383IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-31
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB187IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to develop and make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories to report, on or before September 30 each year, certain information to the Department; requiring the De...
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2019-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB70IntroAltering the requirement to install a carbon monoxide alarm in a rental dwelling unit to apply only when the unit contains a device that emits carbon monoxide or has an adjacent enclosed unventilated attached garage.
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2019-01-23
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB83IntroProhibiting, on or after January 1, 2021, a person from selling or distributing in commerce an aerosol degreaser or a spot cleaner for dry cleaning that contains trichloroethylene; and establishing that a person that violates the provision or any reg...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
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