Subject Courts | Current

StatusStateBillSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
Engross
50%
MDSB150Altering the circumstances under which a local department of social services may ask the court in a child in need of assistance proceeding to find that reasonable efforts to reunify the child with the child's parent or guardian are not required; etc.
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2015-02-26
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Intro
25%
MDHB244Authorizing a person to petition the court to shield court records and police records relating to shieldable convictions no earlier than 3 years after the person satisfies the sentence imposed for all convictions; providing that, if a person is convi...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDSB340Altering specified qualifications for voter registration; providing that individuals discharged from incarceration are qualified to register to vote; requiring State authorities to notify individuals of their right to vote on release from incarcerati...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDHB659Requiring the Attorney General to take certain steps to identify, collect, and publish in a specified manner laws that impose a specified collateral sanction on a person who is convicted of a specified offense; requiring a State's Attorney to provide...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDHB904Requiring the expungement of specified court and police records relating to a specified criminal charge under specified circumstances; requiring a specified law enforcement unit to search for specified information and send a specified notice; requiri...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDHB1059Requiring the Attorney General to take specified steps to identify, collect, and publish in a specified manner laws that impose a specified collateral sanction on a person who is convicted of a specified offense; requiring a State's Attorney to provi...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDHB1058Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of a specified record if the person was convicted of a specified nonviolent crime; specifying that a petition for expungement under the Act may not be filed before satisfactory completion of the...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDSB784Prohibiting, under specified circumstances, an employer from failing or refusing to hire, discharging, or otherwise discriminating against an applicant or employee on the basis of the applicant's or employee's engagement in a lawful activity off the ...
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2015-02-26
Intro
25%
MDSB252Enacting, with specified other member states, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; establishing the purpose of the Compact; establishing specified eligibility requirements for a physician to receive specified licensure; requiring physicians to d...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB301Limiting the amount of a supersedeas bond required to stay the enforcement of a judgment in a civil action; authorizing a court to reduce further the amount of a supersedeas bond; providing a procedure by which an appellee may seek discovery for the ...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB319Authorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in specified actions seeking to remedy a violation of a Maryland constitutional right; authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and expenses...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDHB346Altering references to the term "master" to "magistrate" in specified provisions of law.
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB374Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDHB405Prohibiting specified actions constituting false claims against a governmental entity; providing specified penalties for making false claims; requiring the court to consider and give special attention to specified factors in determining the amount of...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB458Providing that a specified permittee is strictly liable for any injury, death, or loss to person or property caused by the hydraulic fracturing activities of the permittee; establishing a specified rebuttable presumption in an action brought by a pla...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDHB625Providing for the revocation of specified terms of a revocable trust on the absolute divorce of the settlor and the settlor's spouse or the annulment of their marriage occurring after the creation of the settlor's revocable trust, except under specif...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDSB856Authorizing a specified court to refer a specified matter to the Department of Juvenile Services for a specified informal adjustment under specified circumstances; prohibiting a specified court from referring a specified matter if there is an objecti...
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2015-02-25
Intro
25%
MDHB105Altering the penalty for the possession or use of drug paraphernalia involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana; making the use or possession of drug paraphernalia under specified circumstances a civil offense; establishing th...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDHB374Authorizing a person to file a specified petition for expungement if the person was convicted of a specified crime involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana; and excluding specified charges involving less than 10 grams of mar...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDHB337Authorizing parole eligibility for a person sentenced for an offense committed before the person's 18th birthday under specified circumstances; authorizing a parole rehearing date no later than every 3 years for an inmate not granted parole after bec...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDHB495Specifying that a person who violates a specified provision of law involving the use or possession of marijuana in the amount of 10 grams or more is guilty of the misdemeanor of possession of marijuana; altering a specified provision of law so as to ...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDSB853Establishing the Ethan Saylor Center for Self-Advocates as Educators as an independent unit of State government; establishing that the purpose of the Center is to advance the community inclusion of individuals with intellectual and developmental disa...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDHB1192Requiring the court, in any case in which the court determines child support, to also consider custody and visitation of the child; and requiring the Child Support Enforcement Administration to refer the parties to the court for purposes of consideri...
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2015-02-24
Intro
25%
MDSB127Establishing when objections to a certificate of a qualified expert or expert report must be filed in health care malpractice cases; and requiring a party to file a legally sufficient certificate of a qualified expert and report within 30 days after ...
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2015-02-23
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
Intro
25%
MDHB1161Establishing the Ethan Saylor Center for Self-Advocates as Educators as an independent unit of State government; establishing the purpose of the Center; providing for the location and staffing of the Center; requiring the Center to develop and update...
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2015-02-23
Intro
25%
MDHB1187Prohibiting a supervisor, an appointing authority, and the head of a law enforcement agency from threatening or taking specified retaliatory actions against a specified law enforcement officer under specified circumstances; authorizing a law enforcem...
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2015-02-23
Intro
25%
MDSB849Repealing specified provisions of law that provide a separate jury proceeding to determine whether a person convicted of first degree murder is sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole or imprisonment for life; establishin...
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2015-02-23
Engross
50%
MDHB50Requiring a clerk of a court to provide without charge a copy of specified papers or records requested by an active armed forces member or by the United States government if the copy is to be used in connection with a claim of the member against the ...
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2015-02-20
Engross
50%
MDSB61Requiring a clerk of a court to provide without charge a copy of specified papers or records requested by an active armed forces member or by the United States government if the copy is to be used in connection with a claim of the member against the ...
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2015-02-20
Engross
50%
MDSB87Requiring a petition for expungement of a criminal charge that has been transferred to the juvenile court to be filed in the court of original jurisdiction from which the order of transfer was entered.
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2015-02-20
Intro
25%
MDHB293Authorizing a court to appoint a guardian of the person of a disabled person for a limited period of time under specified circumstances; providing that a revocation of an advance directive for mental health services by a specified declarant is not ef...
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2015-02-20
Intro
25%
MDSB16Authorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of a police or court record if the person was convicted of a misdemeanor or felony, with specified exceptions; specifying the time periods within which a petition for expungement based on a conv...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDSB130Authorizing a person to request that specified court records and police records relating to a specified conviction be shielded at a specified time; providing that, if a specified person is convicted of a new crime during a specified time period, a sp...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDSB168Authorizing a person to file a specified petition for expungement if the person was convicted of a specified crime involving the use or possession of less than 10 grams of marijuana; and excluding specified charges involving less than 10 grams of mar...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDSB165Prohibiting the payment of retirement benefits payable from the State Retirement and Pension System to specified constitutional officers who are convicted of or enter a plea of nolo contendere for specified crimes; requiring a specified court to orde...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDSB526Authorizing a person to petition the court to shield court records and police records relating to specified convictions at a specified time; providing that, if a person is convicted of a new crime during a specified time period, the original convicti...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDSB686Requiring the Attorney General to take specified steps to identify, collect, and publish in a specified manner laws that impose a specified collateral sanction on a person who is convicted of a specified offense; requiring a State's Attorney to provi...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDHB439Requiring the juvenile court to determine whether a local department made a reasonable effort, for a child at least 18 years of age, to enroll the child in health insurance that will continue after the child is emancipated, screen and assist the chil...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDHB503Excluding as a father of a child, for purposes of specified provisions relating to the paternity of a child in a guardianship or adoption proceeding, a man who has committed a specified sexual crime against the child's mother; requiring a court to co...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDHB1127Requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to extend to employees of the Judicial Branch and the Legislative Branch of State government the application of any program, policy, or practice through which free ridership on transit vehicles is offered...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDHB1135Repealing specified provisions of law that provide a separate jury proceeding to determine whether a person convicted of first degree murder is sentenced to imprisonment for life without the possibility of parole or imprisonment for life; establishin...
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2015-02-19
Intro
25%
MDHB164Limiting the amount of a supersedeas bond required to stay the enforcement of a judgment in a civil action; authorizing a court to reduce further the amount of a supersedeas bond; providing a procedure by which an appellee may seek discovery for the ...
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2015-02-18
Intro
25%
MDHB162Requiring an official publisher that publishes legal material in an electronic record to designate the electronic record as official, under specified circumstances, and authenticate the electronic record in a specified manner; providing that specifie...
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2015-02-18
Intro
25%
MDHB283Authorizing a court to award to a prevailing plaintiff reasonable attorney's fees and expenses in specified actions seeking to remedy a violation of a Maryland constitutional right; authorizing a court to award reasonable attorney's fees and expenses...
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2015-02-18
Intro
25%
MDSB402Authorizing a court, on request of specified parties in specified judicial proceedings, to determine whether an individual is a de facto parent of a child; authorizing an individual asserting de facto parent status to intervene in or initiate a speci...
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2015-02-18
Intro
25%
MDSB172Requiring a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child, or the District Court at a bail review or preliminary hearing involving a child, to order a specified child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a specified t...
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2015-02-17
Intro
25%
MDSB217Providing that specified provisions of law concerning regulations adopted by specified State agencies regarding special or supplemental needs trusts may not be interpreted to require a court order to authorize the funding of a special or supplemental...
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2015-02-17
Intro
25%
MDSB23Requiring a court or a register of wills, after an estate has been closed, to provide to the personal representative of the estate a document stating the amount of compensation received by the personal representative and informing the personal repres...
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2015-02-16
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
Intro
25%
MDSB756Requiring the court to send the mortgagor or grantor a specified checklist when a specified foreclosure action is filed in Prince George's County; prohibiting a lender from maintaining an action to foreclose a mortgage or deed of trust on residential...
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2015-02-16
Intro
25%
MDHB385Requiring specified employers to provide employees with specified earned sick and safe leave; providing for the manner in which earned sick and safe leave is accrued by the employee and treated by the employer; requiring an employer to allow an emplo...
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2015-02-13
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