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MDSB516PassRequiring the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to receive certain money from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund; establishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Roun...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 757
MDSB399VetoRequiring private career schools and certain for-profit institutions of higher education to provide students with information on the placement rate for the program, capability for professional licensure on completion of the program, and median earnin...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB447VetoRepealing certain provisions of law requiring a therapeutically certified optometrist to refer a certain patient to an ophthalmologist under certain circumstances; altering the types of therapeutic pharmaceutical agents a therapeutically certified op...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB868PassRequiring the Maryland Health Insurance Coverage Protection Commission to establish a workgroup to carry out the finding and declaration of the General Assembly that it is in the public interest to ensure that the health care protections established ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB301PassRequiring each administrator of a hospital to provide patients with a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each administrator of a hospital to provide certain patients with an interpreter, a translator, or other accommodation to provide assist...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 286
MDSB891PassProhibiting a ticket reseller from selling or offering to sell speculative tickets unless the reseller makes certain disclosures; and requiring a reseller to refund a certain deposit or other consideration within 10 days after the event for which the...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 307
MDSB693PassAltering the applicability of certain security breach investigation requirements to certain businesses; altering the applicability of certain security breach notification requirements to a certain owner or licensee of computerized data to allow notif...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 295
MDSB68PassExempting certain credit services businesses from certain information statement requirements when the credit services business is engaged to obtain an extension of credit for a consumer; requiring credit services businesses engaged in obtaining a cre...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 88
MDSB759EngrossEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the State, and other stakeholders within the health care system fro...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDSB490EngrossProhibiting a person from using a scanning device to scan or swipe an individual's identification card or a driver's license to obtain personal information; prohibiting a person from retaining, selling, or transferring any information collected from ...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB786IntroEstablishing and strengthening consumer protections in certain areas of financial transactions, including mobile home purchases, security breaches, vehicle purchases, money transmission, and other areas; applying certain existing financial consumer p...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB859EngrossRequiring that certain advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be supported by substantial clinical evidence or data and include information about side effects or risks associated with the ...
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2019-04-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB526IntroProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from advertising a vehicle for sale or lease at a certain price or coerce or require a dealer to change the advertising medium for a certain price; and requiring ...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB670EngrossProhibiting a student loan servicer from employing any scheme, device, or artifice to mislead a student loan borrower; prohibiting a student loan servicer from engaging in any unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice toward any person; prohibitin...
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2019-03-26
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB1035IntroProhibiting a medical laboratory from using or selling to another person certain data for use in a research study unless a certain individual provides consent to the medical laboratory; repealing a prohibition on certain advertising or solicitation o...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB380IntroEstablishing that all common elements of a condominium are covered under a certain implied warranty on common elements from a developer; and applying common element implied warranty coverage to any portion of a condominium that a council of unit owne...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB880IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission to establish a customer choice website that allows electric customers to sort electricity suppliers that have open offers in a certain service area, and initiates the transition from one electricity supplier to...
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2019-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB429IntroProhibiting a procurement contract for architectural or engineering services from containing a certain indemnity clause unless a negligent performance standard is used for apportioning liability; and defining "negligent performance".
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB806IntroEstablishing that certain costs for services provided are eligible to be included in a vehicle's "dealer processing charge"; repealing certain vehicle dealer price disclosure requirements for dealer processing and freight charges; requiring vehicle d...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB709IntroAuthorizing a certain person operating on behalf of a venue or an entertainment event to use the word "official" in a certain lower- level domain name; and requiring certain ticket resellers to use the word "reseller" in the lower-level domain name i...
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2019-03-07
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB873IntroRecodifying and redefining credit repair businesses; delineating regulation for credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business from charging or receiving money or other valuable consideratio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB967IntroProhibiting growers, processors, dispensaries, independent testing laboratories, and certain third-party vendors from placing or maintaining, or causing to be placed or maintained, advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or me...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB660IntroRepealing a provision that prohibits a county or municipal corporation from acting as an aggregator under certain circumstances; establishing a process by which a county or municipal corporation or group of counties and municipal corporations may bec...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB613IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a certain business that...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB474IntroProhibiting a carrier from imposing a premium rate increase for a policy or contract of long-term care insurance in a year in which the carrier, or any entity with which the carrier is affiliated, pays a dividend, or comparable payment, to its shareh...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB514IntroRequiring a person who offers an automatic renewal offer online to allow consumers to cancel the automatic renewal exclusively online; requiring automatic renewal offers that contain a free gift or trial to include a certain notice; and establishing ...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB365IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; altering certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; authorizing the Board to levy a...
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2019-01-31
Hearing 2/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDSB271IntroIncreasing certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or regulated by...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB92IntroEstablishing the Education Monitoring Unit in the State to investigate, analyze, and report on a range of specific matters relating to public schools and public school facilities; providing that the Unit is an independent unit in the State; establish...
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2019-01-25
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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