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MDHB2PassAltering the definition of "grower" to mean an entity that cultivates or packages medical cannabis and is authorized to provide cannabis to certain entities; establishing a Compassionate Use Fund to provide access to medical cannabis for certain indi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 598
MDHB3PassRequiring the Governor to include the State as a member of the U.S. Climate Alliance on or before July 1, 2018; prohibiting the Governor from withdrawing the State from the U.S. Climate Alliance unless the General Assembly enacts a law approving the ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 627
MDSB78PassRequiring certain domestic risk retention groups to implement certain governance standards; requiring the boards of directors of certain risk retention groups to have a majority of independent directors; establishing certain standards concerning whet...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 667
MDSB29PassRequiring each State department, agency, and program to provide equal access versions of certain websites in certain languages except under certain circumstances; repealing a certain provision of law providing that the reasonable steps certain depart...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 733
MDSB62PassRepealing a requirement that the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners issue paper copies of licenses; prohibiting, under certain circumstances, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic from being required under a certain provision of law ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 658
MDHB97PassContinuing the State Board of Law Examiners in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (sunset law) by extending to July 1, 2030, the termination provisions relating to the statutory and regulatory authority of the Board...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 591
MDSB8PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize the State Board of Nursing to grant two 90-day extensions for the renewal of a certain license or certificate pending receipt of criminal history record information; repealing a provision of law that...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 656
MDSB80PassAltering a certain licensure requirement by specifying that certain examinations an applicant may pass to meet a certain examination requirement are those given by national credentialing organizations approved by the State Board of Occupational Thera...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 659
MDSB105PassAltering the membership of the State Advisory Council on Hereditary and Congenital Disorders; requiring that the Secretary of Health, rather than the Governor, make appointments to the Advisory Council; and prohibiting the Secretary from appointing v...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 660
MDHB183PassEstablishing the Prince George's County Environmental Justice Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study and make recommendations regarding certain environmental justice issues ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 779
MDHB236PassEstablishing the Affordable Housing Commission for Prince George's County; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to review certain procedures and practices and use certain information to examin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 776
MDHB64PassRequiring an appraisal management company to pay the appraiser for each appraisal or valuation assignment, except under certain circumstances; decreasing from 60 to 45 the number of days after the completion of each certain appraisal or valuation ass...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 759
MDSB407PassEstablishing the Complete Streets Program to provide matching grants to certified jurisdictions to promote healthy communities; providing for program funds to be provided by the Governor in the State budget; specifying the requirements for a local go...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 722
MDHB535PassEstablishing the Complete Streets Program to provide matching grants to certified jurisdictions to promote healthy communities; providing for program funds to be provided by the Governor in the State budget; specifying the requirements for a local go...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 721
MDSB444PassEstablishing the Task Force on the Social Determinants of Health in Baltimore City; requiring, to the extent practicable, the Task Force to reflect a certain diversity; requiring the Task Force to identify and examine certain negative social factors ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 708
MDHB605PassRequiring the Maryland Health and Higher Educational Facilities Authority to engage an outside consultant to conduct a market-specific study to make certain determinations related to a State student loan refinancing program in Maryland; requiring the...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 620
MDSB152PassAltering the definition of "eligible veteran" to include the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of granting a preference in hiring and prom...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 586
MDHB822PassRequiring, by July 1, 2019, the Department of Budget and Management and the State Retirement Agency to finalize the development of recommendations for a phased retirement plan; requiring the Department and the Agency to consider certain options and w...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 774
MDSB844PassRepealing the provisions of law that establish the Newsprint Recycling Board; authorizing the Secretary of the Environment, rather than the Board, to exempt a publisher from certain recycled content requirements under certain circumstances; providing...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 630
MDSB571PassAuthorizing a landowner, without the approval of the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, to erect and display on land subject to a certain easement a certain sign or outdoor advertising display for a certain purpose; authorizing the F...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 644
MDSB552PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 757
MDHB742PassContinuing the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists in accordance with the provisions of the Maryland Program Evaluation Act (Sunset Law) by extending to July 1, 2021, the termination provisions relating to statutory and regulatory a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 756
MDHB800PassRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a dentist who is a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was trained at a foreign dental school be qualified by the State Board of Dental Examiners to take a certain examinat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 710
MDHB1245PassEstablishing the Task Force on the Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority to determine how to alter the powers of the Authority as a State agency in order to align the mission and purpose of the Canal Place Heritage Area with that of othe...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 789
MDSB934PassRequiring, under certain circumstances, that a dentist who is a faculty member at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and was trained at a foreign dental school be qualified by the State Board of Dental Examiners to take a certain examinat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 711
MDHB1385PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to establish by ordinance a certain Tourism Improvement District; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to designate a Tourism Improvement District Association to provide certain services; requirin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 641
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDHB1634PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commissioner...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 731
MDSB784PassIncreasing the administrative and operational expense cap of the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System and the State Retirement Agency for fiscal years 2019 through 2022 under certain circumstances; altering the basis for the ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 724
MDHB1018PassIncreasing the administrative and operational expense cap of the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System and the State Retirement Agency for fiscal years 2019 through 2022 under certain circumstances; altering the basis for the ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 723
MDSB1085PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to establish by ordinance a certain Tourism Improvement District; authorizing the Mayor and City Council to designate a Tourism Improvement District Association to provide certain services; requirin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 642
MDSB1063PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 600
MDHB1035PassProhibiting referral of a patient to a certifying provider by certain persons or entities.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 599
MDHB1506PassAuthorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Office of the Attorney General to bring a civil action for damages against a certain person that violates certain provisions of law on behalf of a certain person; authorizin...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 794
MDSB1056PassEstablishing the Rural Health Collaborative Pilot in the Maryland Department of Health to lead a regional partnership in building a rural health system that enhances access to and utilization of health care services designed to meet certain goals; es...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 606
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDHB1617PassAltering the definition of "eligible veteran" to include the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for the purpose of granting a preference in hiring and prom...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 587
MDHB1528PassAuthorizing the Department of Human Services to use certain unexpended funds to establish a certain arrearage prevention program; providing the purpose and intent of the program is a one-time grant of money to establish ongoing arrearage prevention a...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 696
MDHB1216PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 694
MDSB978PassAuthorizing a student or a student's parent or guardian to release the student's Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery score to certain apprenticeship programs and certain employers; authorizing the State Department of Education to adopt regulat...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 695
MDSB1001PassAltering the entities for which the State Department of Assessments and Taxation is required to waive a certain filing fee; designating the Maryland Small Business Retirement Savings Board as a body politic and corporate and an instrumentality of the...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 596
MDSB1117PassAuthorizing the Department of Human Services to use certain unexpended funds to establish a certain arrearage prevention program; providing that the purpose and intent of the program is a one-time grant of money to establish ongoing arrearage prevent...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 697
MDHB1096PassEstablishing the Veteran Employment and Transition Success Program to provide grants to assist transitioning veterans in obtaining a certification, license, or registration under the Health Occupations Article; requiring the Department of Veterans Af...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 786
MDHB1696PassEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Home Health Care for Children and Adults with Medical Disabilities; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations on improving access to home health care in all areas of the State and on reimbursement...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 798
MDSB1148PassRepealing a provision of law requiring the Washington County Commissioners to establish an Advisory School Design Review Committee; repealing provisions establishing the Committee's duties and relating to the review of the Committee's comments and re...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 615
MDSB1176PassReducing the terms of the members of the Housing Commission of Anne Arundel County from 5 to 4 years to run coterminous with that of the County Executive; and providing for the termination of the terms of certain members of the Housing Commission of ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 675
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDSB899PassClarifying that the compensation of the Executive Director for the State Retirement Agency and certain staff shall be as provided in the State budget; requiring the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System to adopt criteria for s...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 728
MDHB523PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Transportation, to submit to the Senate Budget and Taxation Committee and the House Appropriations Committee by January 1, 2020, a report outlining a c...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 689
MDSB859PassProviding that certain State employees may be entitled to parental leave with pay; establishing a maximum of 60 days of parental leave that employees may use for the care and nurturing of a child immediately following the birth or adoption of the chi...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 752
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