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MDSB572EnrollAuthorizing employees on a public work contract to sue to recover the difference between certain prevailing wage rates and the amounts received by the employees; providing that a certain determination by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry does no...
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2018-03-20
Returned Passed
MDSB1238IntroAltering the circumstances under which an equity court may grant visitation rights to a grandparent of a child; and authorizing the court to consider parental consent or, if consent is not present, to determine whether visitation rights are in the be...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB832EngrossSpecifying certain requirements for a complaint for repossession for failure to pay rent in Baltimore City; altering the date from the fifth to the fourteenth day after filing of a certain complaint when a certain individual may be ordered to appear ...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB852EngrossRequiring an action for repossession for failure to pay rent to contain a certain statement on whether the property is an affected property under certain lead-based paint abatement laws; authorizing a court to dismiss an action for repossession for f...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB353IntroProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a certain motion to introduce evid...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB673IntroAltering the amount of wages of a judgment debtor that are exempt from attachment; making a conforming change; and providing for the prospective application of the Act.
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1583IntroRequiring a certain grant made to a certain erroneously convicted individual by the Board of Public Works to include the amounts of certain fines, fees, costs, and restitution; requiring the Board to make a certain grant to a certain individual under...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB935IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB887IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of murder in the first degree may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a certain first responder, or a certain witn...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB965IntroProviding that an equity court shall retain jurisdiction for the purpose of awarding child support, in accordance with the child support guidelines, for a child who has attained the age of 18 years and who is enrolled in secondary school; providing t...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1304IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the juvenile court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; establishing that a minor who is at least 16 years old may become emancipated from a parent or legal guardian under certain circumstances; authori...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1570IntroProhibiting a person from committing first-degree assault or second-degree assault against a certain elder adult; establishing penalties for a violation of the Act; prohibiting a court from suspending a certain mandatory minimum sentence; providing t...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1825IntroProhibiting a custodian of a public record that is a court record from preventing remote access to the last name and the initial of the first name of a law enforcement officer acting in the officer's official capacity in certain actions.
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2018-03-15
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDSB1212IntroAuthorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; providing that a person who, on or after October 1, 2018, has been charged with the commission of a certain crime, has been charged with a certai...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1271IntroRequiring a local department of social services, if appropriate, to monitor an opioid-exposed newborn through a certain mobile application under certain circumstances; requiring a local department to assess the risk of harm to and safety of a certain...
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2018-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1461IntroProviding that an official of State government or a local government is immune from criminal and civil liability for refusing to provide information to the federal government or another state that will be used for certain purposes; stating it is the ...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1383IntroAuthorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; providing that a person who, on or after October 1, 2018, has been charged with the commission of a certain crime, has been charged with a certai...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1493IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracti...
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2018-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB1124IntroAuthorizing the Sheriff of Garrett County to establish a pretrial release program that offers alternatives to pretrial detention and adopt certain regulations; authorizing a court to order a certain individual to participate in the pretrial release p...
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2018-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB555IntroEstablishing that, pending a determination by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child whether to transfer its jurisdiction to the juvenile court, provisions of law relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records apply...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1152IntroProviding that an equity court shall retain jurisdiction for the purpose of awarding child support, in accordance with certain guidelines, for a child who has attained the age of 18 years and is enrolled in secondary school; providing that an equity ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1508IntroExtending the termination date of certain provisions of law relating to access to certain court, social services, juvenile, and police records by the Office of Youth Violence Prevention in the Baltimore City Health Department and the Baltimore City M...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1474IntroRequiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to revoke a person's driver's license or privilege for 1 to 3 years if the person is convicted of carrying or possessing a firearm on school property under certain circumstances; requiring a court to notify ...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB823IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1585IntroAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1391IntroRequiring a court to prohibit a person convicted of a third or subsequent offense of driving under the influence of alcohol from operating a motor vehicle that is not equipped with an ignition interlock system and order the person to install an ignit...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1379IntroProhibiting a certain student from violating the Baltimore County Board of Education's bullying, harassment, and intimidation policy by performing certain actions; prohibiting a certain student from violating a certain Code of Student Conduct by figh...
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2018-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1382IntroProhibiting a certain student from violating a county board of education's bullying, harassment, and intimidation policy by performing certain actions; prohibiting a certain student from violating a county board's student code of conduct by fighting;...
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2018-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1424IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2018-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB648IntroAuthorizing a court to award actual damages or $1,000, whichever is greater, and treble damages under certain circumstances to a person who is injured by a violation of the Maryland Consumer Protection Act.
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2018-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing the State, in a criminal case involving the unlawful possession of a handgun or regulated firearm, to appeal from a decision of a trial court that excludes evidence offered by the State or requires the return of property alleged to have b...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1612IntroRequiring a court to hold an emergency hearing on motion of either party to determine the legitimacy of a lease agreement for contested property in an action alleging wrongful detainer of property.
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2018-03-06
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB246IntroProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; applying and altering certain penalties; and authorizing a court to require a certain person to attend certain educational classes and perform certain community service as a conditi...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB257IntroEstablishing that, pending a determination by a court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a case involving a child whether to transfer its jurisdiction to the juvenile court, provisions of law relating to the confidentiality of juvenile records apply...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB511IntroAuthorizing a party to a civil action who is entitled to protections under the federal Service Members Civil Relief Act due to the party's active duty status to petition the court to be deposed or to testify under penalty of perjury by certain electr...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB685IntroProhibiting a defendant who fails to appear for a scheduled court hearing from being penalized if he or she turns himself or herself in to the court within 7 days of the missed hearing and if he or she was not arrested or charged with another crime a...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB678IntroRequiring that certain 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 certain subsequent criminal offenders; providing that...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB254IntroProhibiting a ground lease holder from collecting or attempting to collect certain payments or other expenses related to ground rent in violation of certain provisions of law; authorizing the State Department of Assessments and Taxation to strike fro...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB761IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize the General Assembly to create an Aggravated Murder Court that shall have original and exclusive jurisdiction over all presentments or indictments for offenses previously punishable by ...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1071IntroEstablishing a Business and Technology Court; establishing the purpose, jurisdiction, and appropriate venue of the business court; requiring the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to appoint three or four nominated judges to the business court; requ...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB525IntroRequiring a public institution of higher education upon gaining knowledge of an act of discriminatory harassment in the institution to take immediate action to eliminate the act of discriminatory harassment and address the effects of discriminatory h...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1157IntroAuthorizing a court to grant an absolute divorce on the grounds of mutual consent if both parties to the divorce orally offer on the record in open court a certain settlement agreement.
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1535IntroAuthorizing a court to order a defendant to pay a fine in a deferred payment at a certain time.
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB1246IntroAuthorizing 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 be removed from a certain website; providing that only a certain record is elig...
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2018-03-05
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB766IntroRequiring a judicial officer to consider the recommendation of a certain pretrial release services program in making a certain determination; requiring a court or District Court commissioner to consider including certain no contact provisions as a co...
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2018-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1267IntroAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment; altering the required contents of a certain motion; requiring a certain person to provide a copy of a certain motion to the State's Attorney; authorizing the State's Atto...
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1520IntroRequiring a judicial officer to consider the recommendation of a certain pretrial release services program in making a certain determination; requiring a court or District Court commissioner to consider including certain no contact provisions as a co...
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1246IntroRequiring a tax collector to withhold from tax sale certain real property designated by a county or municipal corporation for sale under a certain process; authorizing a county or municipal corporation to initiate an in rem foreclosure and sale of ce...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB733IntroRequiring a clerk of the court to shield civil court records from public inspection 1 year after a certain judgment has been satisfied or 7 years after the conclusion of the civil proceeding; authorizing certain people to access a shielded civil cour...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB962IntroRequiring the contents of the certificate of a qualified expert to include a statement from a qualified expert that the licensed professional failed to meet an applicable standard of professional care and supervision; applying the Act prospectively; ...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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