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MDSB151EnrollAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB126EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB186EnrollRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB206EnrollAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB246EnrollAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; limiting to 30 days or less the time period during which a cell site simulator may be used or ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB314EnrollEstablishing that certain provisions of law relating to confidentiality of juvenile records apply to all police records and court records concerning a child excluded from the jurisdiction of the juvenile court under a certain provision of law from th...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB447EnrollProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of a flame-retardant chemical by mass; repealing certain provisions of l...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB637EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requirin...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB847EnrollEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB846IntroMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB847EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case, to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual incom...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB885IntroAuthorizing certain persons over the age of 18 to voluntarily disclose a diagnosed developmental disability to the Motor Vehicle Administration; requiring the Administration to keep records of a voluntary disclosure separate from other records; prohi...
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2020-03-18
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB886EnrollAuthorizing a trustee to send certain interested parties in a certain manner a certain report when the trust terminates or on the resignation or removal of the trustee in accordance with the terms of the trust or certain provisions of law; providing ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1118EnrollRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to design a voluntary developmental disability self-disclosure card to provide details of an individual's developmental disabilities and include written guidance on effective communication between law enforc...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1420EnrollIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1336EnrollAuthorizing a person to file a petition for a partial expungement of certain criminal records under certain circumstances; establishing procedures for the filing of a petition for partial expungement; authorizing a person to file a petition for expun...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1010EnrollEstablishing 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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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB101EnrollEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB49EnrollRequiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least onc...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB83EnrollProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of a District Court criminal case in which possession of marijuana is the only charge in the case and the charge was disposed of before October 1, 2014.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB234EnrollAltering the requirements and procedures governing certain programs that authorize installment plan payments for certain motor vehicle traffic citations or judgment debts under certain circumstances; repealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle A...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB280EnrollAltering the requirements and procedures governing certain programs that authorize installment payments for certain motor vehicle traffic citations or judgment debts; repealing certain provisions of law governing the requirement that the Motor Vehicl...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB262EnrollRequiring that the Maryland Department of Health have access to certain information maintained by the Judiciary about a criminal defendant who is subject to a certain examination, committed to the Health Department, or on conditional release under ce...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB311EnrollEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB534EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; requiring the Office to ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB858EnrollAuthorizing a defendant in a malpractice claim against a licensed professional to move for a protective order to limit the disclosure of certain documentary evidence to protect the defendant from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB649IntroRequiring a custodian of records for the Motor Vehicle Administration to deny inspection by United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the part of a public record that contains personal information unless the custodian is provided with a va...
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2020-03-17
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Smith) Adopted
MDSB919EngrossAltering 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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2020-03-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1069EnrollSpecifying that a provision of law that provides for the confidentiality of certain court records pertaining to certain children does not prohibit review of a court record by the Department of Juvenile Services if the Department is providing treatmen...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB904EnrollAuthorizing a trustee to send certain interested parties in a certain manner a certain report when the trust terminates or on the resignation or removal of the trustee in accordance with the terms of the trust or certain provisions of law; and provid...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB141EnrollRevising the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation Act; altering the persons to whom and circumstances under which the Life and Health Insurance Guaranty Corporation is required to provide certain coverage; providing that the Act does not pr...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB242EnrollAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSB249EnrollAuthorizing a defendant in a malpractice claim against a licensed professional to move for a protective order to limit the disclosure of certain documentary evidence to protect the defendant from annoyance, embarrassment, oppression, or undue burden ...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB499EnrollAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; limiting to 30 days or less the time period during which a cell site simulator may be used or ...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB543EnrollAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
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
MDHB946EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual income...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB1382EngrossProhibiting a court from committing a child for inpatient care and treatment in a psychiatric facility under certain circumstances; prohibiting a local department from placing a child in, delivering a child to, or failing to remove a child from a hos...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1635IntroRequiring a certain person to attach a copy of an order of the court establishing parentage to a certificate of birth under certain circumstances; requiring, for a birth involving a gestational carrier in which parentage is determined by a certain co...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB80EngrossAltering certain grounds for a limited divorce and an absolute divorce; authorizing the court to decree a limited divorce on the ground of irreconcilable differences, if the marriage is irretrievably broken and there is no reasonable expectation of r...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB427EngrossRequiring a court to waive a certain publication requirement in an action for change of name under the Maryland Rules on motion by an individual who has filed the action.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB589EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a petition for a partial expungement of certain criminal records under certain circumstances; requiring a court to order that certain records may not be included on the public website maintained by the Maryland Judiciary ...
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB699EngrossRequiring the Maryland Judiciary Case Search, by December 31, 2020, to not in any way refer to the existence of certain records relating to certain charges entered before October 1, 2014.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB811EngrossProhibiting the Maryland Judiciary Case Search from in any way referring to the existence of certain records relating to certain cases.
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2020-03-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1183EngrossCodifying the establishment of the Office of Security Management within the Department of Information Technology, the position of State Chief Information Security Officer, and the Maryland Cybersecurity Coordinating Council; altering the membership o...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB68EngrossRequiring a jurisdiction that uses a pretrial risk scoring instrument to assist in determining the eligibility for pretrial release of an individual charged with a crime to have an independent validation study of the instrument conducted at least onc...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB577EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commis...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
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