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MDSB55PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that, beginning on January 1, 2024, a person is eligible to serve as a Senator or Delegate if the person has maintained a primary place of abode for 6 months preceding the date of the e...
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2021-05-30
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 808
MDSB669PassIncreasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2021-05-30
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 809
MDSB666PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Appellate Court of Maryland, to change the name of a Judg...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 82
MDHB885PassProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the name of the Court of Appeals to be the Supreme Court of Maryland, to change the name of the Court of Special Appeals to be the Appellate Court of Maryland, to change the name of a Judg...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor, assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 83
MDHB902Engross

Sine Die
Increasing the amount in controversy in civil proceedings in which the right to a jury trial may be limited by legislation from more than $15,000 to more than $25,000; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adopti...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB481Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal the requirement that a candidate for Governor who seeks nomination in a primary election designate a candidate for Lieutenant Governor at the time of filing a certificate of candidacy; req...
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2021-03-31
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1237Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the Governor to include with the budget bill a statement showing the appropriations necessary to implement and fund each memorandum of understanding that incorporates wages and terms and ...
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2021-03-30
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB6Engross

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2021-03-20
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB773Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require each chamber of the General Assembly to designate its highest elected member within each party to appoint their party's members to standing committees in a manner that reflects the divers...
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2021-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules
MDHB725Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to add two thirty-day sessions of the General Assembly to the legislative calendar in June and October of each year.
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB965Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts consist of adjoining territory, be compact in form, and be of substantially equal population and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and the boundaries ...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1031Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to limit the number of consecutive terms as either a Senator or a Delegate to which a person may be elected; specifying how service for a certain partial term shall be considered for purposes of the...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1260Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards and that due regard be given to natural boundaries and boundaries of political subdivisions; and submitting the amendment to the qu...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHJ5Intro

Sine Die
Urging the members of the United States Congress to enact federal legislation or propose a constitutional amendment granting legislative autonomy and statehood to the District of Columbia; and providing that copies of the Resolution be sent to certai...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHJ6Intro

Sine Die
Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose amendments to the U.S. Constitution that impose fiscal...
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2021-03-04
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB410Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require congressional districts to conform to certain standards, to prohibit the accounting for certain information relating to the voting history and party affiliation of certain individuals, an...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB339Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to alter the standards for legislative districts to prohibit the accounting for certain information relating to the voting history and party affiliation of certain individuals; and submitting the am...
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2021-02-17
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB908Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the Governor to include with the budget bill a statement showing the appropriations necessary to implement and fund each memorandum of understanding that incorporates wages and terms and ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB985Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide that the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Comptroller are subject to a recall election; requiring that the recall of a certain State official be proposed by the filing ...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1158Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Calvert County Superintendent of Schools, the members of the Calvert County Board of Education, and public school teachers and administrators to receive annual training that reflects the findings of The 1776 Report beginning in 2023; re...
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2021-02-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSJ7Intro

Sine Die
Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment or amendments to the U.S. Constitution tha...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB447Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection, election, tenure, and continuance in office of a judge of an appellate court or a circuit court; altering the methods for filling vacancies in the offices of such judges; ...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB35Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide for retention elections for judges of the circuit courts; proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution decreasing the term of office from 15 years to 12 years for the judges of the...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB151Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB295Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB82Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB265Intro

Sine Die
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require an individual appointed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Delegate or Senator in the General Assembly to serve for the remainder of the term if the vacancy occurs after a...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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