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MDSB556IntroAuthorizing a court to order visitation for interested parties eligible to be appointed as a guardian of a person; authorizing a court to identify a specified interested party entitled to visitation in the order of appointment; providing that the ide...
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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB272EngrossAuthorizing the juvenile court to direct the provision of specified services to a specified child during a specified disposition hearing; requiring the juvenile court to direct the provision of specified services to a specified child during a permane...
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2017-02-17
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1095IntroRequiring the court, in any case in which the court determines child support, if there is no court order awarding custody and visitation of the child, to refer the parties to the resources available to assist them in establishing custody and visitati...
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2017-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1558IntroRequiring the court, when granting an order in favor of the petitioner in a specified postconviction motion on the grounds of ineffectiveness of counsel, to refer the attorney whose conduct was found ineffective to the Attorney Grievance Commission f...
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2017-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB377IntroRepealing a specified prohibition on filing a counterclaim or cross-claim in a wrongful detainer action; and authorizing a counterclaim or cross-claim to be filed in a wrongful detainer action.
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB481IntroAltering specified requirements for the resident agent of a Maryland corporation, a limited partnership, and a Maryland statutory trust; prohibiting the charter or bylaws of a corporation from imposing liability on a specified stockholder for the att...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB304IntroProhibiting a person from employing an individual not registered with the State Board of Individual Tax Preparers to provide specified tax preparation services; authorizing specified employees of the Comptroller's Office to act as police officers whe...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB437IntroRequiring, on or before March 31 each year, the manufacturer of an expensive drug sold or offered for sale in the State to file with the Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene a specified annual report; establishing the Drug Price Transparency Adviso...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB849IntroProhibiting a person from knowingly entering onto the land or into the airspace above the land of another person without permission or otherwise committing a trespass in order to capture a visual image, sound recording, or other physical impression o...
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2017-02-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB233IntroRequiring a health care provider to disclose a medical record without specified authorization to a guardian ad litem appointed by a court to protect specified interests of a minor or a disabled or elderly individual who is a specified victim, for a s...
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2017-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB424IntroProhibiting a person from employing an individual not registered with the State Board of Individual Tax Preparers to provide specified tax preparation services; authorizing specified employees of the Comptroller's Office to act as police officers whe...
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2017-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB531IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization, or pay a specified amount to ...
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2017-02-14
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB650IntroAuthorizing a court to order administration of specified medication to a defendant for a period of no longer than 30 days after a finding of incompetency or not criminally responsible under specified circumstances; providing that specified medication...
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2017-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB222IntroProhibiting a court from entering an order or a judgment that conceals information related to a public hazard; providing that confidentiality provisions that conceal information related to a public hazard are unenforceable; providing that a substanti...
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2017-02-08
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB316IntroProviding that, in a prosecution for specified sexual offenses, evidence of other sexually assaultive behavior by the defendant occurring before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible; requiring the State to file a...
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2017-02-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB280IntroChanging the name of the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund to the State Judiciary Technology Fund.
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2017-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB357IntroProviding that a court may not charge a person any fee or costs in connection with an expungement if the charge or disposition underlying the records sought to be expunged was vacated as a result of a specified consent decree relating to police refor...
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2017-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB379IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement if the person was convicted of possession of marijuana before October 1, 2014; and requiring that filing fees for petitions for expungement collected by the District Court be remitted to the Adm...
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2017-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB76IntroChanging the name of the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund to the State Judiciary Technology Fund.
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2017-02-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB83EngrossAuthorizing the court, on motion of a party filed within 18 months after a final decree of absolute divorce is entered, to change the name of the requesting party to either the name given the party at birth or any other former name the party wishes t...
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2017-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB818IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, r...
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2017-02-03
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB673IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of the National Center on Institutions and Alternatives, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, r...
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2017-02-03
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB250IntroRequiring a court to continue a specified civil proceeding if all parties agree to the continuance, under specified circumstances; authorizing a court to assess specified costs and expenses occasioned by a specified continuance in accordance with the...
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2017-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB279IntroAuthorizing the juvenile court to direct the provision of specified services to a specified child during a specified disposition hearing; requiring the juvenile court to direct the provision of specified services to a specified child during a permane...
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2017-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB329IntroProviding that a person charged with reckless or negligent driving that contributes to an accident that results in the death of another person is guilty of a must-appear violation for specified purposes, may not comply with the notice to appear in co...
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2017-02-01
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB181IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary to notify the Department of Natural Resources of any person who is subject to a condition of sentencing or probation that specifically prohibits the person from operating a motorized vessel or a sailboat on the waters...
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2017-01-31
Hearing 1/31 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB547IntroProhibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a specified determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providin...
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2017-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB14IntroIncreasing from $100 to $250 the amount of the fee that the State Court Administrator is required to assess for the special admission of a specified out-of-state attorney; and increasing the portion of the fee from $75 to $225 that is required to be ...
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2017-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB46IntroCreating an exception in Baltimore City to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a specified written request to provide media coverage of a cr...
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2017-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB43IntroCreating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a specified written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing ...
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2017-01-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB65IntroProhibiting a person from making specified assertions of copyright infringement in bad faith; authorizing a court to consider specified factors as evidence of whether a person has made an assertion of copyright infringement in bad faith or in good fa...
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2017-01-25
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB321IntroEstablishing an Office of the Inspector General in the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; authorizing the Inspector General to investigate mismanagement, misconduct, fraud, waste, a...
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2017-01-25
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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