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MDHB180PassEstablishing a certain mitigating factor in a certain juvenile court proceeding against a child for a certain violation if the violation involved or arose out of sexting; prohibiting the court from making a disposition of community detention if the v...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 393
MDSB187PassEstablishing that a certain forensic genetic genealogical DNA analysis and search may not be initiated without certifying certain information before a court and obtaining a certain authorization from the court; requiring a court to authorize the init...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 682
MDHB240PassEstablishing that a certain forensic genetic genealogical DNA analysis and search may not be initiated without certifying certain information before a court and obtaining a certain authorization from the court; requiring a court to authorize the init...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 681
MDHB1187PassRequiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to appropriate at least $2,000,000 in the annual budget bill for a grant to Roca Baltimore, LLC; requiring the Juvenile Justice Reform Council to submit a supplemental report on its findings and ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 596
MDSB127PassProhibiting an institution of higher education from using certain third-party admissions application information about the criminal background of the applicant to deny admission; altering a certain process in using certain information about an applic...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 676
MDHB89PassAwarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; providing that an inmate serving a sentence for a c...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 365
MDHB125VetoDeclaring certain findings of the General Assembly regarding the educational needs and the health and safety of student athletes; prohibiting a public institution of higher education or certain organizations from preventing a student athlete from ear...
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2021-05-28
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB43PassProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a person who is a victim, witness, or suspect in an open investigation that the officer is conducting, supervising, or assisting w...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 314
MDHB373PassAuthorizing the hiring of an emergent employee by a county board of education or nonpublic school for a period not to exceed 60 days pending a review of an individual's employment history for applicants who will have direct contact with minors; autho...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 192
MDSB439PassDeclaring certain findings of the General Assembly regarding the educational needs and the health and safety of student athletes; prohibiting a public institution of higher education or certain organizations from preventing a student athlete from ear...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 138
MDSB515PassRepealing 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; authorizing a student who is a registered s...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDHB881PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 155
MDSB815PassRequiring residential treatment facilities to report complaints of sexual abuse and sexual harassment within 24 hours of receiving the complaint to the Behavioral Health Administration, the Office of Health Care Quality, or in the case of a minor, to...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 156
MDHB193PassRequiring the State Board of Victim Services to develop a poster to notify a victim of the right to request a certain private room in a law enforcement agency or unit when reporting a crime, other than homicide, that primarily involves injury to a pe...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 85
MDSB109PassMerging the Address Confidentiality Program and the Human Trafficking Address Confidentiality Program into a single Address Confidentiality Program administered by the Secretary of State; expanding certain eligibility requirements for the Address Con...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 124
MDSB484PassRequiring the State Board of Victim Services to develop a poster to notify a victim of the right to request a certain private room in a law enforcement agency or unit when reporting a crime, other than homicide, that primarily involves injury to a pe...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 86
MDHB531Engross

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Requiring a sentence for certain persons convicted of certain sexual abuse crimes to include a term of lifetime sexual offender supervision; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB853Engross

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor, beginning in fiscal year 2023, to appropriate at least $2,000,000 in the annual budget bill for a grant to Roca Baltimore, LLC; requiring the Juvenile Justice Reform Council to submit a supplemental report on its findings and ...
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2021-04-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB397Engross

Sine Die
Awarding a diminution credit of 60 days per program completed to reduce the term of confinement of an inmate if the inmate successfully obtains a certain educational certificate, diploma, or degree; requiring the Commissioner of Correction to establi...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDSB250Engross

Sine Die
Altering the definition of "sexual contact"; and repealing 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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2021-04-10
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Crutchfield, Shetty and Arikan)
MDHB48Engross

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Repealing 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 student who is a registered sex...
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2021-04-09
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Shetty, R. Jones and Thiam)
MDSB675Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-03-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB268Engross

Sine Die
Altering the list of crimes included within a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include sexual abuse of a minor if the offender is at least 21 years old and the victim is under the age of 16 years; requiring a sentence for certain persons ...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB608Engross

Sine Die
Altering a certain provision of law authorizing a member of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to designate a certain representative to act at a certain meeting to the same effect as if the member were personally present to require...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB270Engross

Sine Die
Requiring an assistant State's Attorney, with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim to meet regarding a decision by the Off...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB776Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or vulnerable adult victim subject to certain requirements.
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2021-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB50Engross

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2021-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB263Intro

Sine Die
Altering 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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2021-03-16
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB145Engross

Sine Die
Altering 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; and providing that a person who violates the prohibition on preventing or in...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB626Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally using excessive force; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene to prevent another officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally refusing to...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB967Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2021-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB411Engross

Sine Die
Prohibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a victim, witness, or suspect in an open investigation that the officer is conducting, supervising, or assisting with, if the offi...
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2021-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1029Intro

Sine Die
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child at least a certain age alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB555Intro

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Requiring a certain assistant State's Attorney, with knowledge of the case, to meet with a victim of sexually assaultive behavior, at the request of the victim, or the victim's representative, within 10 days after a decision to not file a charging do...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB617Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a person is not entitled to expungement of certain records if the court ordered the person to register as a certain sex offender in connection with the disposition of a certain charge or the person has not satisfied an obligation to pa...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB702Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a person is not entitled to expungement of certain records if the court ordered the person to register as a certain sex offender in connection with the disposition of a certain charge or the person has not satisfied an obligation to pa...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB462Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Secretary of Health to provide the address of a residential rehabilitation program to certain entities at least 14 days before issuing a certain license; requiring the administrative head of a residential rehabilitation program to repor...
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2021-02-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB147Engross

Sine Die
Repealing 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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2021-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB896Intro

Sine Die
Altering the list of crimes included within a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include sexual abuse of a minor if the victim is under the age of 16 instead of under the age of 13.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1001Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a person from indecently exposing private parts of the person's body with lascivious or prurient intent in a public place in the presence of another; altering a certain definition of "tier I sex offender" to include a person who has been ...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1036Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1122Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or vulnerable adult victim subject to certain requirements.
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1281Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing 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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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB844Intro

Sine Die
Authorizing 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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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB754Intro

Sine Die
Providing that a person is not entitled to expungement of certain records if the court ordered the person to register as a certain sex offender in connection with the disposition of the charge on which the petition is based or the person has not sati...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB847Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a certain individual registered with the State sex offender registry from residing within 1,000 feet of a school, child care facility, park, playground, designated school bus stop, or place where children regularly congregate; establishin...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB671Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a custodian to grant inspection of certain personnel records by the United States Attorney, the Attorney General, the State Prosecutor, or a State's Attorney; establishing that a record relating to a formal complaint of job-related miscondu...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB533Intro

Sine Die
Requiring 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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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB138Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the State Board of Education and certain nonpublic schools to develop and implement a program of age-appropriate education on the awareness and prevention of sexual abuse and assault that includes, for students in grades 6 through 8, materi...
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2021-01-21
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB521Intro

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Providing 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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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
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