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MDHB1206IntroRepealing 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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2017-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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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2017-03-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB878IntroAuthorizing 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 a specified court order to contain specified information...
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2017-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDSB905IntroCreating a rebuttable presumption in specified legal decision making and parenting time proceedings that specified co-parenting arrangements are in the best interests of a child; authorizing a court to consider specified factors when determining the ...
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2017-03-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing that the representation provided by the Office of the Public Defender to an indigent individual at a bail hearing before a District Court or circuit court judge shall be limited solely to the bail hearing and shall terminate automaticall...
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2017-03-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1215IntroAltering a specified authorization for a court to release a specified defendant on personal recognizance to require that a defendant charged only with one or more misdemeanors be released on personal recognizance; altering the circumstances under whi...
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2017-03-07
To House Judiciary 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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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB615IntroProhibiting 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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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1074IntroProviding that a citizen of the United States who is a resident of the State shall have standing to file suit in the appropriate circuit court against an elected official who creates or maintains a sanctuary program in violation of the federal Immigr...
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2017-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB626IntroAuthorizing specified employees to file an action if the employee is paid less than the prevailing wage rate; providing that a determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does not preclude employees from filing actions; requiring a court ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1057IntroAdding the crime of kidnapping to the list of crimes, the commission of which subjects an individual to the issuance of a permanent final protective order against the individual under specified circumstances; and expanding the circumstances under whi...
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2017-03-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB474IntroRequiring 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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2017-03-01
Hearing 3/01 at 2:30 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)
MDHB840IntroRequiring the Administrative Office of the Courts in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Information System Central Repository to report to the General Assembly annually beginning on October 1, 2018, and each October 1 thereafter until October 1, 2...
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2017-02-28
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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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
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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2017-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB666IntroRequiring, 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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2017-02-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB969IntroEstablishing that the requirement that a court order the Motor Vehicle Administration to suspend the driving privilege of a child for a specified period of time if the court finds that the child has unlawfully dispensed motor fuel into a dirt bike ap...
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2017-02-23
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB369IntroProviding 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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2017-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB541IntroRequiring 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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2017-02-21
To House Health and Government Operations 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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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB280IntroChanging the name of the Circuit Court Real Property Records Improvement Fund to the State Judiciary Technology Fund.
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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
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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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB528IntroProhibiting 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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2017-02-20
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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