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MDSB5IntroRequiring the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to publish, to a certain extent, health data that includes race and ethnicity information collected by the Office and update the data at least once every 6 months; requiring the Governor,...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDSB119IntroEstablishing the Clean Water Commerce Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the Department of the Environment to transfer $20,000,000 from the Bay Restoration Fund to the Clean Water Commerce Fund for certain purposes beginning in fiscal year...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB564IntroMerging the Procurement Improvement Council and the Council for the Procurement of Health, Educational, and Social Services; altering the duties and membership of the Procurement Improvement Council; repealing provisions of law relating to the Counci...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB598IntroProviding that the Small Business Reserve Program includes certain veteran-owned small business enterprises that meet certain criteria; requiring the Office of Small, Minority, and Women Business Affairs to adopt regulations to establish a certain ov...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB674IntroAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; specifying the term of certain members; requir...
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2021-03-05
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB476EngrossProviding that an advanced practice registered nurse is not precluded from delegating a nursing or other technical task to an assistant under certain circumstances; providing that a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse is not precluded from...
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2021-03-04
Third Reading Passed (47-0)
MDSB786EngrossProviding that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State; providing that certain police officers have the authority conferred under a certain provision of law; establishing...
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2021-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB773IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require each chamber of the General Assembly to designate its highest elected member within each party to appoint their party's members to standing committees in a manner that reflects the divers...
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2021-03-04
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 11:30 am]
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB2EngrossAltering from voting to nonvoting the type of membership position the Executive Director of the Maryland Environmental Service holds on the Board of Directors of the Service; removing the Deputy Director of the Service from the Board of Directors; re...
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2021-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB52EngrossRequiring the State designated exchange to participate in a certain advisory committee, maintain a certain data set, and provide data under certain circumstances; authorizing the State designated exchange to use certain data to improve outcomes for p...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB314EngrossRequiring the Comptroller to appoint the Chief of the Bureau of Revenue Estimates from a list of at least three candidates reviewed and evaluated by the Revenue Monitoring Committee and the Consensus Revenue Monitoring and Forecasting Group; requirin...
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2021-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB168EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee, also referred to as the State team, to identify and address the factors contributing to suicide deaths and facilitate system changes in the State to prevent suicides; requiring the State te...
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2021-03-03
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB529EngrossRequiring 3% of the hotel tax revenue generated in the City of Annapolis to be distributed to a special fund to be used only to fund the Annapolis Art in Public Places Commission; requiring the Commission to report annually on its use of the hotel ta...
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2021-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB533EngrossAltering the membership of the Maryland-Bred Race Fund Advisory Committee to include a member of and recommended by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, Inc.; altering the circumstances under which a horse may be registered with the Mary...
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2021-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB641EngrossAuthorizing the State to purchase a certain insurance policy to satisfy a bond requirement to protect certain losses of State Retirement and Pension System assets.
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2021-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB678EngrossExtending the deadline for the reporting requirement for the Task Force on the Economic Future of Western Maryland to October 1, 2021; and extending the termination date for the Task Force.
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2021-03-03
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB831IntroAltering certain provisions of law to require the State Board of Elections to make all open meeting materials publicly available on its website before a certain meeting; altering the method by which a political party is determined for the purpose of ...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB766IntroRequiring each member of the State Board of Elections to have at least 5 years of experience in administering elections and have extensive knowledge of State election laws; establishing the position of Racial Equity Coordinator within the State Board...
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2021-03-03
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB943IntroIncreasing, beginning in fiscal year 2023, certain appropriations to the Center for Maryland Advanced Ventures at the University of Maryland; requiring the University of Maryland Center for Economic and Entrepreneurship Development (UMCEED) to develo...
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2021-03-03
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB1EngrossRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB147IntroEstablishing the Task Force on Higher Education Students With Chronic Health Conditions to study existing data on undergraduate and graduate students with chronic health conditions at institutions of higher education in the State; authorizing the Tas...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB906IntroAltering the membership of the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners to require 8 members to be elected and 4 members to be appointed; altering and establishing certain qualifications for members of the board; requiring one member of the board...
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2021-03-02
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]

Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB938IntroRequiring certain health occupations boards to issue a temporary expedited license, certificate, or registration to a service member, veteran, or military spouse who meets certain requirements; providing for the term of a certain temporary license, c...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB946IntroEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances commemorating the 400th year of Maryland's founding in 2034; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the exte...
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2021-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB366EngrossRequiring the Department of Assessments and Taxation to convene a task force to study and make recommendations on the adoption of a unique Maryland Identification Number for each registered or licensed business in the State to be used by certain Stat...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 23 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB102EngrossAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax for certain health care practitioners who serve as preceptors for a certain preceptorship program approved by the Maryland Department of Health for physician assistant students; requiring the Departme...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB160EngrossAltering the Cybersecurity Investment Incentive Tax Credit program administered by the Department of Commerce to be the Innovation Investment Incentive Tax Credit program; expanding the applicability of the tax credit to include investments in certai...
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2021-03-01
[Hearing: Mar 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB951IntroAuthorizing the Workers' Compensation Commission, if there is no compensation other than a medical benefit payable to a covered employee, to order that a fee of not more than $2,000 for legal services rendered on behalf of the covered employee be pa...
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2021-03-01
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB853IntroAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court; providing that a child who is under 13 years of age is not subject to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and may not be charged with a crime; establishing an exception...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Partial Expungement; requiring the Workgroup to study and develop a plan and legislative recommendations for enabling the expungement of criminal charges that are currently not eligible for expungement because of t...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB905IntroRequiring the Department of Juvenile Services and the Department of Human Services to convene a certain workgroup to increase accountability for prevention and intervention services delivered to children by the Department of Juvenile Services through...
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2021-02-26
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB84EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer maintenance injectable medications to a patient under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacist from administering a maintenance injectable medication unless the pharmacist p...
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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB34EngrossRequiring 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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2021-02-25
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB131EngrossRequiring the Apprenticeship and Training Council and consultants to the Council to include representation by individuals who are Black and Latino.
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2021-02-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB121EngrossAuthorizing a local governing body, on receipt of an application for a special exception to construct or operate a permitted facility in an area zoned for residential use, to require the preparation, at the applicant's expense, of a detailed analysis...
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2021-02-25
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB449IntroRequiring each official custodian to adopt a policy of proactive disclosure of public records; requiring each official custodian to publish by July 1 each year a report on a certain website on the requests received in the preceding year for inspectio...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB722IntroEstablishing the Department of Small Business, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation to assist units of State government in identifying and evaluating qualified minority business enterprises to help achieve the objective for greater use of minority busine...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB764IntroEstablishing the Workgroup on Adaptive Reuse of Vacant Commercial Spaces to study the potential for conversion of vacant or underutilized commercial spaces into residential, mix-use, and commercial spaces in order to increase the affordable housing s...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB326EngrossExempting Baltimore City Community College from certain provisions of the State procurement law; requiring the Board of Trustees of the College, subject to approval by the Board of Public Works and the Joint Committee on Administrative, Executive, an...
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2021-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB720IntroRequiring a single, uniform pay plan for teachers and professional personnel at the Maryland School for the Blind; requiring the Secretary of Budget and Management to establish the pay plan after considering recommendations by the Board of Directors ...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB728IntroRequiring employers with 10 or more employees, or whose rate of work-related injury and illness exceeds the average incidence rate of all industries in the State to develop and implement a health and safety committee to promote health and safety in t...
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2021-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB742IntroEstablishing the Maryland Model Prisons Study Workgroup to develop a plan for fundamental changes to the culture and practices of State prisons with emphasis on reduction of recidivism for all incarcerated individuals, prioritizing the classification...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB803IntroEstablishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Investment Board; prohibiting a member of the Board from receiving certain compensation, but authorizing the reimbursement of certain expenses; establishing the Western Maryland Economic Future Invest...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB778IntroExpanding the purposes of the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Program; establishing the Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise Zone Fund in the Department of Commerce for certain purposes; prohibiting the Secretary of Commerce from ...
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2021-02-19
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB100EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impa...
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2021-02-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB952IntroRequiring certain health occupations boards to waive certain internship or residency training requirements for licensure, certification, or registration for a former service member who is disabled as a result of combat deployment and who has successf...
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2021-02-18
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB361IntroEstablishing the Public-Private Partnership Oversight Review Board; requiring a certain reporting agency to include in presolicitation reports for public-private partnerships with a total value that exceeds $500,000,000 presolicitation reports of cer...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB645IntroRequiring a county, to the extent practicable, to ensure that a certain procurement contract for which reimbursement will be sought from the 9-1-1 Board is awarded through a transparent and competitive process consistent with certain provisions of th...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB649IntroRequiring the Secretary of General Services, in consultation with the Chief Procurement Officer in the Department of General Services, to appoint an MBE Program Compliance Officer in the Office of State Procurement to ensure compliance by certain pro...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB658IntroRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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