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MDSB512Intro
25%
Requiring an owner or operator of a public water system to maintain a detectable residual disinfectant level of at least 0.5 milligrams per liter of chlorine, not to exceed the maximum residual disinfectant level set by the U.S. Environmental Protect...
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2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 23 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB686Intro
25%
Eliminating requirements for collection agencies and certain non-depository financial institutions to maintain separate licenses for branch locations and authorizing them to conduct business at multiple licensed locations under a single license; and ...
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2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 1 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB712Intro
25%
Requiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available certain documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipment; prohibitin...
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2023-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB816Intro
25%
Repealing certain confidentiality protections for proprietary rate-related information; and prohibiting an insurer that uses territory as a factor in establishing automobile insurance rates from using more than five territories; and applying the Act ...
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2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB698Intro
25%
Establishing generally the manner in which a controller or a processor may process a consumer's personal data; authorizing a consumer to exercise certain rights in regards to the consumer's personal data; requiring a controller of personal data to es...
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2023-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB542Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from selling an essential good or service for more than a certain increase in price during and for a certain time after a certain state of emergency; and requiring the Secretary of State to establish an electronic notification sy...
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2023-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB31Intro
25%
Altering certain plastic resin labeling requirements for rigid plastic containers and plastic bottles to require the "chasing arrows" symbol; altering the capacity of the plastic bottles to which the plastic resin labeling requirements apply; establi...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB33Intro
25%
Regulating the use of biometric data by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric data to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for ...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB27Intro
25%
Requiring a floral wire service to adopt clear and concise billing practices in dealings with local florists or third-party sellers; requiring a floral wire service to disclose to a customer when the floral wire service is buying from a floral wire s...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB52Intro
25%
Establishing the unenforceability of contracts for the sale of condominium units that do not contain certain notice relating to the presence of asbestos.
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB284Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct a statewide recycling needs assessment every 10 years; requiring, by April 1, 2026, producers of certain packaging materials to individually or as part of a producer responsibility organization s...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB254Intro
25%
Regulating children's social media accounts on large social media platforms in the State; requiring large social media platforms to identify all public social media accounts created or operated by unauthorized minors and delete all associated user da...
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB476Intro
25%
Prohibiting debt collectors from applying a debt payment made by a debtor with multiple debts to a disputed debt; and requiring debt collectors to apply a debt payment made by a debtor with multiple debts in accordance with the debtor's directions.
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2023-02-01
[Hearing: Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB37Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from making certain telephone solicitations to a certain called party in a certain manner by restricting the methods, times, and identifying information that the person making the call may utilize; and making a violation of the A...
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2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB215Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "practice massage therapy" for purposes of the Maryland Massage Therapy Act to include the professional practice of massage therapy without compensation; altering the grounds for disciplining massage therapists and procedur...
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2023-01-30
[Hearing: Feb 14 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB131Intro
25%
Modifying certain reporting requirements for practicability and efficiency; and repealing certain reporting requirements that are unnecessary, obsolete, duplicative, or inefficient.
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB255Intro
25%
Requiring producers of architectural paint 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 July 1, 2024, and in accordance with certain requireme...
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2023-01-26
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB90Intro
25%
Prohibiting a person from making certain telephone solicitations to a certain called party in a certain manner by restricting the methods, times, and identifying information that the person making the call may utilize; and making a violation of the A...
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2023-01-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB222Intro
25%
Requiring the Department of the Environment to conduct a statewide recycling needs assessment every 10 years; requiring, by April 1, 2026, producers of certain packaging materials to individually or as part of a producer responsibility organization s...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDHB314Intro
25%
Repealing certain confidentiality protections for proprietary rate-related information; and prohibiting an insurer that uses territory as a factor in establishing automobile insurance rates from using more than five territories.
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2023-01-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB260Intro
25%
Requiring producers of architectural paint 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 July 1, 2024, and in accordance with certain requireme...
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2023-01-25
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education, Energy, and the Environment Committee
MDSB193Intro
25%
Establishing that ground leases or amendments that are not posted on the State Department of Assessments and Taxation's website are not considered registered or amended; prohibiting a ground lease holder from collecting or attempting to collect rent,...
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2023-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB238Intro
25%
Altering the definition of "practice massage therapy" for purposes of the Maryland Massage Therapy Act to include the professional practice of massage therapy without compensation; altering the grounds for disciplining massage therapists and procedur...
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2023-01-24
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB121Intro
25%
Requiring a treatment plan for an individual with a mental disorder admitted to a certain health care facility to include a certain discharge goal and an estimate of the probable length of the inpatient stay the individual requires before transfer to...
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2023-01-22
[Hearing: Feb 7 @ 3:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB169Intro
25%
Regulating the use of biometric data by private entities, including by requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric data to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a retention schedule and guidelines for ...
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2023-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB179Intro
25%
Requiring, before the completion of certain retail sales transactions, that merchants provide to consumers notice of the merchants' refund and exchange policies or policies of no refunds or exchanges by conspicuously displaying a certain notice; and ...
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2023-01-21
[Hearing: Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB124Intro
25%
Modifying certain reporting requirements for practicability and efficiency; and repealing certain reporting requirements that are unnecessary, obsolete, duplicative, or inefficient.
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2023-01-20
[Hearing: Feb 15 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB92Intro
25%
Establishing that ground leases or amendments that are not posted on the State Department of Assessments and Taxation's website are not considered registered or amended; prohibiting a ground lease holder from collecting or attempting to collect rent,...
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2023-01-13
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB25Intro
25%
Establishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care services for residents of the State by January 1, 2025; establishing requirements and prohibi...
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2023-01-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB8Intro
25%
Requiring a treatment plan for an individual with a mental disorder admitted to a certain health care facility to include a certain discharge goal and an estimate of the probable length of the inpatient stay the individual requires before transfer to...
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2023-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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