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MDSB354EngrossAuthorizing a specified individual to file a motion requesting that court records relating to a specified petition for emergency evaluation be sealed; requiring the court to have a copy of the motion served on a specified petitioner at a specified ad...
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2016-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB359EngrossRepealing a provision prohibiting a court from entering a decree of divorce on the uncorroborated testimony of the party seeking the divorce; repealing a provision specifying that, in a suit for absolute divorce on the grounds of voluntary separation...
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2016-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB1052PassFormalizing a strategic partnership between specified higher education institutions to be called the University of Maryland; requiring the University System of Maryland to maintain and enhance a coordinated Higher Education Center for Research and Gr...
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2016-04-07
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 25
MDHB410EnrollRequiring a court to order a person convicted of poaching deer on any land in the State to pay the State specified restitution and to perform 40 to 80 hours of community service under specified circumstances; requiring the restitution collected under...
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2016-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB920EngrossAuthorizing a specified action to be brought to establish title against adverse claims to property; providing for venue and the application of the Maryland Rules in an action under the Act; establishing requirements for a complaint, an answer to a co...
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2016-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDSB439EnrollAuthorizing the Correctional Training Commission to revoke the certification of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in conjunction with specified disciplinary actions; authorizing the court to reinstate the certification of a correctional offi...
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2016-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB98EnrollProhibiting a person from retaliating against a juror or an officer of the court for any reason relating to the performance of official duties in a pending or completed case in a State or federal court; prohibiting a person from soliciting another to...
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2016-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB328EngrossAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of specified misdemeanor convictions; requiring a person to file a petition for expungement in a specified court; providing that a petition for expungement of specified misdemeanor convictions m...
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2016-04-05
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB855EnrollAuthorizing the Correctional Training Commission to revoke the certification of a Department of Juvenile Services employee in conjunction with specified disciplinary actions; authorizing the court to reinstate the certification of a correctional offi...
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2016-04-05
Returned Passed
MDHB1312EngrossRequiring the Division of Parole and Probation to conduct a specified risk and needs assessment on specified inmates and include the results in a specified case record; altering the manner in which specified diminution credits may be earned; requirin...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1026IntroRequiring a complaint against a law enforcement officer alleging brutality in the execution of the officer's duties to be signed under the penalty of perjury instead of before an official authorized to administer oaths; authorizing an individual who ...
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2016-04-04
Recommitted to Judicial Proceedings (Senator Zirkin)
MDSB302EngrossProviding that a person who causes personal injury or wrongful death while operating or attempting to operate a motor vehicle, and who has a 0.15 or more alcohol concentration in the person's blood or breath or who refuses to submit to a chemical tes...
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2016-03-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB361EngrossVoiding a provision of a specified contract or agreement that attempts or purports to waive specified rights or reduce specified liability as against public policy; providing for the treatment of specified information relating to a chemical constitue...
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2016-03-31
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB461IntroAltering the penalties for specified offenses relating to criminal gangs; prohibiting a criminal gang or an individual belonging to a criminal gang from receiving or investing specified proceeds in a specified manner; prohibiting criminal gangs and p...
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2016-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB914EngrossProviding that a person who is entitled to expungement under a specified provision of law based on an acquittal, a dismissal, a nolle prosequi, or a nolle prosequi with the requirement of drug or alcohol treatment many not be required to pay any fee ...
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2016-03-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB235EngrossProviding that, in a prosecution for a specified sexual offense, evidence that the defendant committed specified sexually assaultive behavior may be admissible for specified reasons; requiring that the State file a motion of intent to introduce speci...
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2016-03-29
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB242EngrossAltering the penalty for specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling; making specified conduct relating to betting, wagering, or gambling a civil offense; authorizing a police officer to issue a citation under specified circumstances...
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2016-03-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB364EngrossAuthorizing a specified individual to file a motion requesting that court records relating to a specified petition for emergency evaluation be sealed; requiring the court to have a copy of the motion served on a specified petitioner at a specified ad...
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2016-03-29
Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDSB358EngrossAuthorizing a court to decree an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if the parties have minor children, under specified circumstances; requiring a specified settlement agreement to provide for the care, custody, access, and support of ...
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2016-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB449EnrollRequiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to include as part of the personal needs allowance guardianship fees for guardianship services when determining the portion of income specified recipients of Maryland Medical Assistance Program be...
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2016-03-28
Returned Passed
MDHB796IntroRepealing and adding specified provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of premises; requiring a landlord to maintain specified records for payments of rent and other charges; estab...
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2016-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB849IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Health Courts; requiring the Task Force to study the adequacy and cost of State laws and policies relating to the litigation of medical malpractice cases and make recommendations regarding the...
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2016-03-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB191EngrossAltering the definition of "adjusted actual income" under the State child support guidelines; providing for the calculation of a specified allowance required to be deducted from adjusted actual income under the child support guidelines; requiring tha...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB259EngrossRequiring 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 advise the parties of the resources available to assist them in establishing custody and visitat...
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2016-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB221IntroProhibiting 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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2016-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB904IntroAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator device after making a specified determination; requiring an application for use of a cell site simulator device to contain specified...
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2016-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1480IntroRequiring a law enforcement agency to take specified actions before returning a privately owned firearm; requiring each law enforcement agency to develop a notification protocol that allows a petitioner to request to be notified when a law enforcemen...
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2016-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB814IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Health Courts; requiring the Task Force to study the adequacy and cost of State laws and policies relating to the litigation of medical malpractice cases and make recommendations regarding the...
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2016-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1120IntroRequiring an automatic order to be issued and entered on the filing of specified pleadings in specified family law actions; establishing that an automatic order shall be binding on the parties on the occurrence of specified events; establishing that ...
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2016-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1263IntroProhibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under specified circumstances; prohibiting a person from possessing a regulated firearm loaded with ammunition under ...
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2016-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1317IntroProviding that a person who has been charged with the commission of a crime is entitled to automatic expungement of specified records relating to the matter if the person is acquitted, the charge is dismissed, or a specified nolle prosequi is entered...
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2016-03-18
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB446IntroEnacting, with specified other member states, the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact to strengthen access to health care by providing a streamlined process allowing physicians to become licensed in multiple states; establishing specified eligibilit...
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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB583EngrossProhibiting a person from possessing, with the intent to unlawfully use, an implement of dogfighting; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; providing a penalty for violation of the Act of imprisonment not to exceed 90 days or a fine not ...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB711IntroExpanding the applicability of the prevailing wage rate law to political subdivisions, agencies, and public works on property where the State, a political subdivision, or an agency is the owner or lessee by altering the definition of "public body"; p...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB770IntroRequiring a court to dispose of a charge for a nonviolent felony by stet if the court finds that the disposition is in the interest of justice; authorizing a person to file a petition to shield a conviction for a nonviolent felony in accordance with ...
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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1173IntroRequiring that specified subsequent criminal offenders be sentenced to imprisonment for the maximum term allowed by law; prohibiting the court from suspending all or part of a mandatory sentence for specified subsequent criminal offenders; providing ...
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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1294IntroAuthorizing a person to file a petition for expungement of a specified record if the person was convicted of a nonviolent crime; specifying that a petition for expungement under the Act may not be filed before satisfactory completion of the sentence,...
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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1327IntroProhibiting a court from postponing a trial or hearing for a misdemeanor violation of the Maryland Vehicle Law for which the penalty is a fine not exceeding $500 if a law enforcement officer is a witness unless the law enforcement officer provides at...
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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1382IntroRequiring 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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2016-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1065IntroProhibiting the charter or bylaws of a corporation from imposing liability on a specified stockholder for the attorney's fees or expenses of the corporation or any other party in connection with an internal corporate claim; authorizing the charter or...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1144IntroRequiring the Cigarette Restitution Fund to include a separate account to be used for substance use treatment, with priority given to residential treatment services, recovery support housing, and specified crisis response services, and for rate adjus...
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2016-03-17
Hearing 3/17 at 1:30 p.m. ( Budget and Taxation)
MDSB638IntroProhibiting a person from wearing, carrying, or transporting a handgun loaded with ammunition on or about the person or in a vehicle under specified circumstances; prohibiting a person from possessing a regulated firearm loaded with ammunition under ...
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2016-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB709IntroProhibiting 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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2016-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB652IntroEstablishing that, to be qualified for a specified retired officer identification card, a retired law enforcement officer be entitled to receive a pension or other retirement allowance; authorizing a retired law enforcement officer to file a civil ac...
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2016-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB749IntroProhibiting, except in specified circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a specified physician; providing that the...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1016IntroAuthorizing the court, on a specified finding in an action on behalf of an employee for a violation of the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law, to award the Attorney General reasonable counsel fees and other costs; authorizing the court, on a sp...
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2016-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1023IntroAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim or victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification; providing that, for the purpose o...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB644IntroProhibiting health care practitioners and health care facilities from denying patients life-preserving health care services requested by a specified person on the basis of a specified view or disagreement; authorizing specified persons to file an act...
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2016-03-15
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB691IntroProhibiting health care practitioners and health care facilities from denying patients life-preserving health care services requested by a specified person on the basis of a specified view or disagreement; authorizing specified persons to file an act...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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