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MDSB450PassAltering the definition of "harassment" for purposes of certain provisions relating to discrimination in employment to include sexual harassment and certain unwelcome and offensive conduct; and altering the definition of "sexual harassment" for purpo...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 657
MDHB970PassProhibiting managed care organizations and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a prior authorization requirement for prescription drugs used as postexposure prophylaxis for the preventi...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 684
MDHB245VetoRepealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1323PassCorrecting a cross-reference relating to a requirement that a physician or hospital provide certain services to victims of sexual abuse without charge to the victim.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 442
MDSB20PassAuthorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or witness who is under the age of 13 years and an alleged victim or a witness in a case concerning a crime of violenc...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 162
MDHB284PassAuthorizing the court to admit into evidence in certain criminal proceedings certain out of court statements made by a child victim or witness who is under the age of 13 years and an alleged victim or a witness in a case concerning a crime of violenc...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 161
MDSB331PassRepealing the termination date of the Pilot Program for Preventing HIV Infection for Rape Victims; repealing the limit on the total annual amount physicians, qualified health care providers, and hospitals are entitled to be paid for providing certain...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 144
MDSB357PassEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 190
MDHB153Engross

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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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2022-04-11
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ferguson) Adopted
MDSB33Engross

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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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2022-04-11
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Shetty, Crutchfield and Bartlett)
MDSB68Engross

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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; and requiring a sentence for certain pers...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB31Engross

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Establishing certain requirements for a custodian of records related to certain recordings from a certain body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer; and requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to dev...
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2022-04-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB459PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 42
MDSB691PassAltering provisions of law relating to the jurisdiction of the juvenile court, the juvenile intake process, and the placement of a certain child in detention or community detention; altering provisions of law relating to the authority of the juvenile...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 41
MDSB389Engross

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Specifying that a certain disciplinary matrix applies to all complaints of police misconduct; specifying that the purpose of a certain trial board process is to adjudicate all internal and external matters for which a police officer is subject to dis...
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2022-04-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB589Engross

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Establishing a Workgroup to Study Best Practices for a Vulnerable Adult Registry in Maryland; providing that the purpose of the Workgroup is to identify the appropriate State agency to operate a vulnerable adult registry, identify how a $1,400,000 gr...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB472Engross

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Requiring each public school to inform students, faculty, staff, and parents regarding who serves as the Title IX coordinator for the school, the process for filing a sexual misconduct compliant, and the support measures that are in place for filing ...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB165Engross

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Requiring the State Board of Education and nonpublic schools that hold a certificate of approval from the State Board and participate in the Nonpublic Schools Textbook and Technology Grants Program to develop and implement a program of age-appropriat...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1402Intro

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Altering the statute of limitations for prosecuting a certain sexual offense if the offense is committed by a health care practitioner; and requiring health care practitioners who suspect or have reason to believe that a patient is being sexually abu...
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2022-03-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB225Engross

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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 or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim regarding a decision by the Offic...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB435Engross

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Establishing that an individual who intentionally prevents or interferes with the making of a report for suspected sexual abuse of a child by a mandatory reporter may be prosecuted at any time for the violation.
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2022-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1442Intro

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Authorizing the expungement of certain arrest warrants under certain circumstances; altering the waiting periods for applying for expungement of certain records; altering the convictions for which an individual may seek expungement; and prohibiting c...
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2022-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB887Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education, by March 31, 2023, to develop policies and procedures for reporting, administering, investigating, and resolving complaints related to incidents of sexual misconduct and violations of Title IX of the Education ...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1356Intro

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Requiring a school administration to file an administrative incident report if sexual misconduct, stalking, or harassment is reported to the school administration; requiring the school administration to provide a copy of the administrative incident r...
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2022-02-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB209Engross

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Repealing the crime of unnatural or perverted sexual practice.
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2022-02-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1029Intro

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Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to study the policies and procedures regarding access to mental health services for students, examine the challenges for certain institutions ...
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2022-02-18
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB583Intro

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Providing that the prohibition on State interference with the decision of a woman to terminate a pregnancy at a certain time does not apply to a decision to terminate a pregnancy because the fetus has a prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome except in c...
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2022-02-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1407Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1393Intro

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Altering the definition of "harassment" for purposes of certain provisions relating to discrimination in employment to include sexual harassment and certain unwelcome and offensive conduct; and altering the definition of "sexual harassment" for purpo...
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2022-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1137Intro

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Requiring that an inmate convicted of a certain sexual offense involving a victim under the age of 17 years committed on or after October 1, 2022, serve a certain portion of the inmate's sentence before becoming eligible for parole.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1320Intro

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Prohibiting a certain parent or legal guardian of a minor who has committed a crime against another minor from allowing the minor from being in the presence of another minor without certain adult supervision.
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2022-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB959Intro

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Prohibiting a person from indecently exposing the person's genitals with lascivious or prurient intent in a public place in the presence of another; and altering a certain definition of "tier I sex offender" to include a person who has been convicted...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB937Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Access to Mental Health Advisory Committee within the Maryland Higher Education Commission to study the policies and procedures regarding access to mental health services for students, examine the challenges for certain institutions ...
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2022-02-13
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB948Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting registered sex offenders from providing informal child care services, unless the registrant notifies the parent or guardian of the child and has been given specific written permission from the parent or guardian to provide informal child ...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB959Intro

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Altering the definition of "person in a position of authority," to include a person who works in any capacity, and a school resource officer, police officer, or other security officer, in a public or private preschool, elementary or secondary school,...
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2022-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB300Intro

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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 or the victim's representative within 20 days after receiving a request from the victim regarding a decision by the Offic...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB710Intro

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Authorizing the expungement of certain arrest warrants under certain circumstances; altering the waiting periods for applying for expungement of certain records; altering the convictions for which an individual may seek expungement; and prohibiting c...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB769Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a court to consider certain factors before sentencing a minor convicted as an adult; establishing a presumption that the sentencing of a minor convicted as an adult should be transferred to the juvenile court, under certain circumstances, a...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB787Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting managed care organizations and certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from applying a prior authorization requirement for prescription drugs used as postexposure prophylaxis for the preventi...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB606Intro

Sine Die
Prohibiting a certain individual registered with the State sex offender registry from moving to and residing within 1,000 feet of a school, a child care facility, a park, a playground, a school bus stop, or a place where children regularly congregate...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB587Intro

Sine Die
Altering the duties of the Division of Parole and Probation to include the examination and review of murders involving offenders under the supervision of the Division and advise the Secretary on policies and programs to prevent such murders; and requ...
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2022-02-03
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB754Intro

Sine Die
Requiring a court to consider certain factors before sentencing a minor convicted as an adult; establishing a presumption that the sentencing of a minor convicted as an adult should be transferred to the juvenile court, under certain circumstances, a...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB294Intro

Sine Die
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB435Intro

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Altering the circumstances under which students or youth athletes who are suspected of sustaining a concussion or other head injury in practice or a game and have been removed from play may return to play; requiring a youth sports program to maintain...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB471Intro

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Prohibiting a person from indecently exposing the person's genitals with lascivious or prurient intent in a public place in the presence of another; and altering a certain definition of "tier I sex offender" to include a person who has been convicted...
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB336Intro

Sine Die
Requiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2023, an individual complete 20 hours of initial training...
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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB356Intro

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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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2022-01-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB303Intro

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Prohibiting an individual from causing certain sexual contact involving nonconsensual condom removal.
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2022-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB223Intro

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Altering the definition of "person in a position of authority" for purposes of a certain prohibition against engaging in a sexual act, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a minor to include an individual under contract with a child care facil...
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2022-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB165Intro

Sine Die
Altering the jurisdiction of the juvenile court by repealing provisions specifying that the juvenile court does not have jurisdiction over a child alleged to have committed certain acts.
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2022-01-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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