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MDHB81PassRepealing the crime of sodomy; making conforming changes; clarifying that certain evidence is not admissible as an infamous crime; providing that a conviction before October 1, 2020, for sodomy may not be expunged under certain circumstances; etc.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 45
MDHB206PassAuthorizing a certain unaccompanied minor in need of shelter to consent to shelter and supportive services under certain circumstances; authorizing an unaccompanied minor who is a parent to consent to shelter and supportive services for the minor's c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 108
MDSB207PassAuthorizing a certain unaccompanied minor in need of shelter to consent to shelter and supportive services under certain circumstances; authorizing an unaccompanied minor who is a parent to consent to shelter and supportive services for the minor's c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 109
MDSB210PassRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; and altering the definition...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 133
MDHB246PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and with a certain intent soliciting the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, to engage in certain prohibited s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 128
MDHB248PassRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; and altering the definition...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 132
MDSB231PassProhibiting a person from knowingly and with a certain intent soliciting the consent of a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, or a law enforcement officer posing as a parent, guardian, or custodian of a minor, to engage in certain prohibited s...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 129
MDHB325PassApplying certain sexual harassment prevention training requirements to all units in the Executive, Judicial, and Legislative branches of State government and to each constituent institution of the University System of Maryland; and repealing the req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 168
MDHB425PassRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexu...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 204
MDSB406PassRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 205
MDSB807PassProhibiting a law enforcement agency from presenting certain victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; authorizing victims affe...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 584
MDHB923PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County to grant up to five Class MT (movie theater) licenses to the same person; and increasing the fee for a Class MT license from $500 to $1,000.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 370
MDSB961PassApplying certain sexual harassment prevention training requirements to each constituent institution of the University System of Maryland; and repealing the requirement that a certain representative designated by a unit of the University System of Mar...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 169
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDSB1052EngrossRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB919EngrossEstablishing the Task Force to Study Felony Murder to review the provisions, penalties, and jurisprudence for felony murder, including its applicability to juveniles, in the State and in other states; providing for the composition, chair, and staffin...
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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1144EngrossAuthorizing members of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to make a certain designation in writing; repealing the requirement for the Commission to elect a chair; requiring that the Secretary of State Police serve as the chair of t...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB922EngrossAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate serving a sentence for a crime of violence from rec...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB459EngrossEstablishing an affirmative defense to certain crimes if a defendant committed an act as a result of being a victim of an act of another in violation of certain State and federal provisions of law prohibiting human trafficking; prohibiting a defendan...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB764EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a victim, witness, or suspect in an investigation during the course of an investigation that the officer is conducting, supervisin...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB735EngrossRepealing the crime of sodomy; clarifying that certain evidence is not admissible as an infamous crime; and providing that a certain conviction may not be expunged under certain circumstances.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1221IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-03-15
Motion Special Order until 3/16 (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDHB812IntroAwarding a diminution credit of 90 days to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; prohibiting an inmate who is serving a certain sexual offense from receiv...
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2020-03-14
Motion Recommit to Committee (Delegate Clippinger) Adopted
MDHB974EngrossAltering the definition of "sexual abuse"; altering the statute of limitations in certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse by providing that a certain action may be filed at any time; providing for the retroactive application of the Act t...
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2020-03-14
Third Reading Passed (127-0)
MDHB1575IntroProhibiting a criminal justice unit from presenting victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms or verbal agreements purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; prohibiting ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB296EngrossAltering the statute of limitations for a violation of the prohibition on preventing or interfering with the making of a certain report of suspected sexual abuse of a child; providing that a person who violates the prohibition on preventing or interf...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB272EngrossEstablishing a certain mitigating factor in a certain juvenile court proceeding against a child for a certain violation; requiring and authorizing the juvenile court to take certain actions in making a certain disposition on a certain finding; prohib...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1231EngrossExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for authorization for a minor to marry; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old is authorized to marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 y...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1299IntroProhibiting certain physicians from having a financial relationship with each other; repealing a provision of law providing that a physician is not liable for certain damages or subject to a certain penalty under certain circumstances; prohibiting a ...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB590EngrossRepealing a certain prohibition on prosecuting a person for rape or a certain sexual offense against a victim who was the person's legal spouse at the time of the alleged rape or sexual offense.
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1645IntroProviding that a certain law prohibiting a registered sex offender from entering onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education applies to a student who is a registered sex offender and has been convicted of a sexua...
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2020-02-26
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1029IntroEstablishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related misconduct made against a law enforcement officer is not a personnel record under certain provisions of the Public Information Act under certain circumstances; authorizing a cus...
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2020-02-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1638IntroRepealing a certain exception authorizing, under certain circumstances, a student who is a registered sex offender to enter onto real property used for public or nonpublic elementary or secondary education; requiring a county board of education to ad...
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1044IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2020-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB170IntroEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for victims in order to help ensure safety and long-term stability after victimization; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control an...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1093IntroEstablishing for certain criminal proceedings in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County a certain exception to the prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal matter; requiring a certain presiding judge to ensure that a certain court web...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1600IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Regional Centers for Women Veterans to analyze the resources available to women veterans in the State; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regarding ways to address identified spe...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1592IntroRequiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB581IntroEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for victims in order to help ensure safety and long-term stability after victimization; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control an...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1005IntroRequiring public schools and nonpublic schools that receive State funds to notify parents or guardians of certain students involved in an incident of problematic sexual behavior by the close of business on the day of the incident; and requiring a cou...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1345IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain students or youth athletes may return to play; requiring a youth sports program to maintain and update a certain registry of youth sports program personnel; requiring the registry to include certain item...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1536IntroRequiring the State Board of Education, on or before March 31, 2021, to develop policies and procedures for reporting, administering, investigating, and resolving complaints related to incidents of sexual misconduct and Title IX; providing for the re...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB501IntroEstablishing certain exceptions to provisions of law relating to the display and exhibition of a certain item to a minor, child pornography, and possession of a visual representation of a child under the age of 16 years; prohibiting a minor from enga...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1245IntroProhibiting a child from knowingly sending, displaying, or publishing to another a sexually explicit or nude image depicting another child under certain circumstances; prohibiting a child from knowingly sending, displaying, or publishing to another a...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1338IntroAltering provisions of law relating to murder in the first degree; providing that a person who was a child at the time of the offense may not be found to have committed murder in the first degree under certain provisions of law; authorizing certain p...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1308IntroAltering the elements of murder in the first degree to require that a certain murder be committed by a principal in the first degree in the perpetration of or an attempt to perpetrate a certain crime, rather than any participant in the crime; authori...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1527IntroAuthorizing the Social Services Administration to establish and maintain a centralized confidential database for abused and neglected vulnerable adults; authorizing the Department of Human Services or a local department of social services to identify...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1558IntroDefining "covered entity" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law regarding the reporting and prevention of abuse and harassment in certain State facilities to forensic residential centers and residential treatment centers for emotional...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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