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MDHB981PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 834
MDSB875PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 833
MDHB417PassRequiring the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission to develop and operate a website by July 1, 2020, that includes certain information about certain payees and certain payments; and specifying certain requirements for the website.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 770
MDHB727PassDesignating the Calvert Marine Museum as the State paleontology collection and research center.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 743
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
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
MDHB16PassRequiring the Governor to include $125,000 in the State budget, in fiscal years 2020 through 2024, for the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a near completer communication campaign; requiring the Commission to develop a web-based matc...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 554
MDSB386PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to initiate an investigation of certain nursing home complaints alleging actual harm within 10 business days after receiving the complaint; requiring the Department to make every effort to investigate withi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 454
MDSB234PassEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDHB76PassRequiring that certain actions of the Baltimore County Board of Education be taken at a public meeting; requiring that any action of the county board be recorded by a voice vote or a roll call vote of certain members of the county board; requiring th...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 368
MDHB798PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in the year that a student enters a school system, enters the first grade, and enters the eighth or ninth grade unless evidence is presented that a student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDSB570PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in certain years to certain students unless evidence is presented that the student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmologist within the past year; requiring the results of certain screening b...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDHB419PassEstablishing an Office of the Inspector General in the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; providing for the appointment, qualifications, and term of the inspector general; providing for the establishment and function of an appointment committee...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 130
MDHB753PassAltering the requirements for advertising public hearings on the adoption of proposed alterations to regulations by the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County to include at least one newspaper of general circulation published in the county...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 132
MDHB1386PassEncouraging public schools to post the appropriate telephone number for reporting suspected child abuse or neglect conspicuously in a high-traffic, widely used area of the school; and requiring a county board to ensure that the appropriate telephone ...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 32
MDHB729PassIncreasing the threshold amount, from $100,000 to $150,000, of a change to an adopted budget that may be made by the County Commissioners of Calvert County only by resolution after complying with certain publication and hearing requirements; altering...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 114
MDHB596EngrossEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing authority and provide a streamlined method for physicians to ...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1348IntroProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations
MDHB1194EngrossEstablishing the Drug Cost Commission to determine how to make prescription drugs more affordable for State residents, State and local government, commercial health plans and other stakeholders within the State; requiring the Commission to create an ...
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2018-04-09
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB1638IntroProviding that, except as otherwise provided by law, the Public Information Act does not authorize a custodian of records to allow the inspection of the Social Security number or date of birth of an individual except to a person in interest; requirin...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1626IntroAuthorizing a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to disclose certain personal information to United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement only after being provided with a valid warrant or subpoena issued by a federal court...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1492EngrossEstablishing the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Transparency and Accountability to study best practices for promoting ethics, accountability, and transparency in State and local government; requiring the Commission to report its findings and recomm...
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2018-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1516IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB477IntroEstablishing the Potomac Compact for Fair Representation; providing that a party state is not required to comply with the Compact under certain circumstances; establishing the Independent Congressional Districting Commission; requiring the Commission...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB352IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate of Maryland, the House of Delegates of Maryland, and a standing committee of the General Assembly, including any hearings o...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB537IntroEstablishing the Potomac Compact for Fair Representation; providing that a compacting state is not required to comply with the Compact under certain circumstances; establishing the Congressional Districting Commission; requiring the Executive Directo...
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1056EngrossEstablishing an income tax checkoff for voluntary contributions to the Maryland Veterans Trust Fund; requiring the Comptroller to include a checkoff on the individual income tax return; requiring the Comptroller to collect and account for contributio...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB704IntroRequiring the General Assembly to make available to the public live and archived video streaming of each meeting of the Senate, the House, and certain standing committees, including any hearings held by certain standing committees.
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2018-03-29
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB668EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, in collaboration with the Maryland Department of Health, to provide awareness and training for directors of student services in local education agencies on pediatric stroke; and requiring the Maryland Depa...
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2018-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1457EngrossEstablishing 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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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB530EngrossRequiring each administrator of a hospital to make a certain patient bill of rights easily accessible to all patients and visitors; requiring each administrator of a hospital to offer to patients a certain patient's bill of rights; requiring each adm...
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2018-03-27
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB256EngrossRequiring certain candidates for President or Vice President of the United States to file copies of certain federal tax returns and written consent for the disclosure of those tax returns with the State Board of Elections no later than 65 days before...
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2018-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB788IntroProviding that, except as otherwise provided by law, the Public Information Act does not authorize a custodian of records to allow the inspection of the Social Security number or date of birth of an individual except to a person in interest; requirin...
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2018-03-20
Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway)
MDSB1078IntroProhibiting a certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower or officers, managers, and employees of the certifying provider, dispensary, processor, or grower from cooperating, directly or indirectly, in advertising if the advertising has the ...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB600EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards with a list of recommended courses on the obligation to report abuse and neglect and the identification of abused and neglected children; requiring certain boards to post the cours...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the State Advisory Council on PANDAS and PANS; defining "PANDAS" as Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections and "PANS" as Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome; requiring the Adv...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1281IntroRequiring the State Highway Administration to make available to the public any reports, studies, or other documents produced by the Administration or by any consultant or contractor for the Administration during the initial project planning phase or ...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1556IntroProhibiting a certain reporting agency from issuing a public notice of solicitation for a public-private partnership unless the reporting agency provided certain notice and an opportunity to submit written comments to certain counties and municipalit...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1825IntroProhibiting a custodian of a public record that is a court record from preventing remote access to the last name and the initial of the first name of a law enforcement officer acting in the officer's official capacity in certain actions.
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2018-03-15
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB715IntroRequiring a certain notice made by the Public Service Commission or an applicant for a certificate of public convenience and necessity to be specific; requiring the Commission or a certain applicant to provide certain notice immediately to certain re...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1080IntroRequiring a manufacturer of a certain product to disclose certain information on the label of the product and on the website of the manufacturer under certain circumstances beginning January 1, 2021; requiring a manufacturer of a certain product to m...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB1003IntroProhibiting a person from constructing a magnetic levitation transportation system or certain facilities or structures in a local jurisdiction unless the local legislative body and the local executive review and approve the construction; prohibiting ...
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2018-03-14
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB1493IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracti...
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2018-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1414IntroRequiring the Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults with Sickle-Cell Disease to work in conjunction with members of the medical community in leading a certain comprehensive education and treatment program; calling the Maryland Departmen...
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2018-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB562IntroRequiring 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 a translator, an interpreter, or another accommodation to provide cert...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1629IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish the Maryland Animal Abuse Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; requiring a certain person convicted of ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1523IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish and maintain the Domestic Violence Offender Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; specifying the content...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1648IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that the people have a compelling interest in access to timely and transparent information regarding how, when, and by and from whom funds are raised and spent to influence State electi...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1572IntroRequiring the Attorney General to create and maintain an itemized budget system for the accounting and use of funds spent in furtherance of lawsuits against the federal government; specifying that the itemized budget system shall be made available to...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
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