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MDHB301PassRepealing the termination date on provisions of law related to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, on or before September 1 each year, to post on its website, in a manner...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 625
MDSB417PassRepealing a termination provision for certain provisions of law relating to policy and reporting requirements for race-based traffic stops; requiring the Maryland Statistical Analysis Center, by September 1 each year, to post on its website in a cert...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 626
MDSB1030PassEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of the highest-performing systems; establishing a Concentration of Poverty...
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2019-05-25
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 771
MDSB356PassRequiring the Maternal Mortality Review Program, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, to make recommendations to reduce disparities in the maternal mortality rate, including recommendations related to social dete...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 450
MDHB482PassAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain amount of donations to certain qualified permanent endowment funds at Bowie State University, Coppin State University, Morgan State University, or University of Maryland Eastern Shore; requ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 544
MDHB583PassRequiring the Maternal Mortality Review Program, in consultation with the Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities, to make recommendations to reduce disparities in the maternal mortality rate including recommendations related to social deter...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 449
MDSB1032PassExtending the date to January 31, 2021, by which the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University must submit a full report on the activities, findings, and recommendations of the Task Force on Reconciliation and Equity to the Governor and...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 453
MDSB472PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the month of August as Caribbean Heritage Month in recognition of the contributions that Caribbean Americans have made to the State; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizat...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 220
MDHB679PassProhibiting certain individuals granted special access to the State legislative complex from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individuals; requiring the Department of General Services, if requested, to revoke access granted to a...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 222
MDHB240PassProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; and applying certain penalties.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 28
MDSB232PassProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; and applying certain penalties.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 29
MDHB307PassEstablishing a Maryland Lynching Truth and Reconciliation Commission; authorizing the staff member provided by the Office of the Attorney General to issue certain subpoenas; requiring the Commission to hold certain public meetings in each county wher...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 41
MDSB739PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring and authorizing child advocacy centers to assist in the response to or investigation of allegatio...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 51
MDHB1007PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to contract with an organization that meets...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 50
MDHB1229EngrossEstablishing the Restorative Schools Fund to provide grants to local school systems and individual schools for training on and implementation and evaluation of restorative approaches that build and sustain positive learning communities; requiring the...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB893EngrossRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the month of August as Caribbean Heritage Month in recognition of the contributions that Caribbean Americans have made to the State; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizat...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB112PassRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-03-27
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
MDHB317EngrossProviding that certain maximum penalty amounts the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1224EngrossRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to submit a report on or before April 30 each year to the State Board of Education and the General Assembly on computer science courses offered in public schools in the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1046IntroRequiring the Office of Personnel Services and Benefits within the Department of Budget and Management to study the number and salaries of certain employees employed by certain State agencies in a position of grade 19 or above who are African America...
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2019-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1413IntroEstablishing principles of The Blueprint for Maryland's Future that are intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems around the world; establishing a Concentration ...
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2019-03-12
Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means) and Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations)
MDSB556IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB57IntroRequiring each manager and supervisor in the Legislative and Executive branches of State government to immediately report to the appointing authority or head of the principal unit certain incidents of workplace bullying; providing that it is the inte...
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2019-03-05
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB872IntroProhibiting certain individuals granted special access to the State legislative complex from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individuals; requiring the Department of General Services, if requested by a certain individual, to re...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1083IntroRequiring the Governor to annually proclaim the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day.
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB975IntroProhibiting, 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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2019-02-19
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB907IntroProhibiting, 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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2019-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB950IntroRequiring the State Department of Education to disaggregate discipline-related data in an electronic spreadsheet format for the Maryland Report Card; requiring the Department to provide discipline-related data to the public in an accessible electroni...
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2019-02-12
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB58IntroRepealing certain reporting requirements that are obsolete, unnecessary, or duplicative; consolidating certain reporting requirements for efficiency; codifying certain reporting requirements for transparency; modifying certain reporting requirements ...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB644IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American History in Maryland; authorizing the chair of the Commission to employ staff in accordance with an appropriation in the State budget; requiring the Commission to study the history of African Americans i...
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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB995IntroRequiring that a statue of President Barack Obama be placed on the grounds of the State House; requiring the Commission on Artistic Property to oversee the care and maintenance of the statue; establishing the Commission on the President Barack Obama ...
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2019-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1016IntroRequiring the Executive Director of the Department of Legislative Services to have the Department prepare a racial impact analysis for certain bills; requiring that the analysis be prepared with certain assistance and include certain information; req...
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2019-02-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1044IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day; and providing that Thai Pongal is one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and certain other countr...
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2019-02-08
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB615IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day; providing that Thai Pongal is one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and certain other countries.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB271IntroIncreasing certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if it finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act regarding public accommodations and certain actions by persons licensed or regulated by...
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2019-01-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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