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MDHB18PassEstablishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 746
MDHB44PassExtending and altering, for fiscal years 2021 through 2023, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; increasing from $1,200,000 to $1,800,000 the amount of rebates that the Maryland Energ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 670
MDHB183PassRequiring each official custodian to adopt a policy of proactive disclosure of public records that are available for inspection; authorizing the official custodian to adopt a policy appropriate to the type of public record, to reflect the staff and r...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 658
MDHB161PassRequiring, on or after October 1, 2022, an individual to be licensed by the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists before assisting in the practice of audiology in the State, except as othe...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 713
MDHB299PassRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 603
MDSB34PassRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 604
MDSB82PassRenaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 800
MDHB397PassRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 636
MDSB31PassRequiring the Public Service Commission, by January 1, 2023, to establish an administrative process to approve supply offers for electricity or gas for households in the State that receive energy assistance through a program in the Office of Home Ene...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 637
MDSB379PassRequiring, on or after October 1, 2022, an individual to be licensed by the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists before assisting in the practice of audiology in the State, except as othe...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714
MDHB519PassRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt regulations establishing standards and requirements for aftermarket safety glass replacement that include certain requirements and meet or exceed certain standards and requirements; and defining "af...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 461
MDSB172PassEstablishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; requiring the Program to provide grant funding to reduce he...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 741
MDHB463PassEstablishing a Pathways to Health Equity Program in the Community Health Resources Commission to provide the foundation and guidance for a permanent Health Equity Resource Community program; altering the purposes of the Maryland Health Benefit Exchan...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 742
MDSB507PassRequiring an assisted living program that was appointed as a representative payee for residents to report certain information, by June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 472
MDHB554PassRequiring an assisted living program that was appointed as a representative payee for residents to report certain information, by June 1 each year, to the Division of Consumer Protection of the Office of the Attorney General; requiring the Office of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 471
MDHB565PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 770
MDSB514PassSpecifying the method for calculating family income to be used to consider free or reduced-cost medical care under a certain hospital financial assistance policy; requiring that the description of a hospital's financial assistance policy include a se...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 769
MDHB643PassProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a person from knowingly manufacturing, selling, delivering, holding, or offering for sale in the State a cosmetic product that contains certain intentionally added ingredients; providing that a person ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 490
MDSB523PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of recommended courses in cultural and linguistic competency, health d...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 712
MDHB600PassAltering the definition of "board" for purposes of requiring the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to post a list of certain courses, provide certain information on certain courses at ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 711
MDHB768PassApplying certain laws regarding net energy metering and community solar generating systems to customers served by a community choice aggregator; altering the circumstances under which counties and municipal corporations may act as an aggregator; esta...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 449
MDHB758PassEstablishing a licensing and regulatory system for the practice of certified midwifery under the State Board of Nursing; requiring the Board to set standards for the practice of certified midwifery, maintain a list of all licensed certified midwives ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 462
MDHB861PassRequiring that a reusable tenant screening report contain certain information regarding a prospective tenant of residential property; requiring a landlord to provide certain notice to prospective tenants regarding whether or not the landlord accepts ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 783
MDSB684PassEstablishing a licensing and regulatory system for the practice of certified midwifery under the State Board of Nursing; requiring the Board to set standards for the practice of certified midwifery, maintain a list of all licensed certified midwives ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 463
MDSB691PassRequiring that a reusable tenant screening report contain certain information regarding a prospective tenant of residential property; requiring a landlord to provide certain notice to prospective tenants regarding whether or not the landlord accepts ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 784
MDHB1034PassRepealing the date by which the Prescription Drug Affordability Board is required to submit a certain plan of action regarding the establishment of a process for setting the upper payment limits for certain prescription drug products to the Legislati...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 464
MDSB777PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to federally qualified health centers, h...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 495
MDSB836PassRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to study and make recommendations on certain matters; and requiring the Board to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by November 1, 2021, its findings and recommendations regarding necessary r...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 361
MDHB1349PassRenaming the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to be the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Grant Program Fund; altering the purpose of the Fund to include making grants to certain health centers and hospitals ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 494
MDHB1153PassExempting a professional entity whose members are licensed physicians from a requirement that the name of the entity be approved by the State Board of Physicians; requiring that the State Board of Assessments and Taxation notify MedChi, the Maryland ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 794
MDHB30PassAltering the maximum amount that may be charged to a public service company for a State fiscal year; requiring the Office of the People's Counsel to hire at least one assistant people's counsel to focus on environmental issues; authorizing the Office...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 607
MDHB589PassAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDHB429PassRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a consumer of the availability of a therapeutically equivalent brand name drug that is the lowest cost alternative to the originally prescribed drug or d...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 162
MDHB736PassEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 134
MDSB537PassRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a consumer of the availability of a therapeutically equivalent brand name drug that is the lowest cost alternative to the originally prescribed drug or d...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 163
MDSB571PassEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 135
MDHB842PassRequiring an electric company to provide to a retail electricity customer on request the historic usage and billing information for not less than the preceding 12 months; and providing that the electric company must make the information available, as...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 172
MDSB856PassRequiring an electric company to provide to a retail electricity customer on request the historic usage and billing information for not less than the preceding 12 months; and providing that the electric company must make the information available, as...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 173
MDSB327PassAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring certain actions on behalf of certain susceptible adults and older adults; authorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Offi...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDSB251PassProviding for the elimination of certain paper licenses for collection agencies, credit services, lenders, installment lenders, mortgage lenders, mortgage loan originators, sales finance companies, check cashing services, money transmission businesse...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 101
MDHB233Engross

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Renaming the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, and Speech-Language Pathologists to be the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, Hearing Aid Dispensers, Speech-Language Pathologists, and Music Therapists; requirin...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1312Engross

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Requiring the Maryland Judiciary to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring the Maryland Judiciary to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the eviction data by August 31, 2022,...
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2021-04-12
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Rejected (30-16)
MDSB910Intro

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Requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development, in consultation with the Maryland Judiciary and local sheriffs and constables, to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring certa...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB154Engross

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Establishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB221Engross

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Requiring an insurer that uses credit information, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, to provide certain exceptions to the insurer's rates, ratings classifications, company or tier placement, and underwriting rules or guidelin...
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2021-04-10
Second Reading Passed
MDHB1009Intro

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Prohibiting a certain mortgage servicer from commencing or completing an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust during a state of emergency and catastrophic health emergency; requiring a servicer to grant a forbearance to a borrower under ce...
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2021-04-10
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB445Engross

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Requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to adopt regulations establishing standards and requirements for aftermarket safety glass replacement that include certain requirements and meet or exceed certain standards and requirements; and defining "af...
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2021-04-08
Second Reading Passed
MDSB449Engross

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Requiring each official custodian to adopt a policy of proactive disclosure of public records available for inspection; authorizing the official custodian to adopt a policy appropriate to the type of public record, to reflect the staff and resources ...
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2021-04-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB208Engross

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Providing that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at the purchase price, coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase pri...
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2021-03-29
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB917Intro

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Requiring each unit of State government and certain local agencies to submit a certain report related to information technology and cybersecurity to the Department of Information Technology on or before September 1 each year; establishing the require...
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2021-03-29
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