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MDSB946EngrossEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances commemorating the 400th year of Maryland's founding in 2034; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the exte...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (138-0)
MDHB1364EnrollEstablishing the Historic St. Mary's City Fort to 400 Commission to plan and conduct observances in 2034 commemorating the 400th anniversary of Maryland's founding; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to t...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB448EngrossDesignating June 19 for Juneteenth National Freedom Day as a State legal and employee holiday; and repealing the requirement that the Governor proclaim June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB303EngrossRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2021-03-20
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB25IntroProviding that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB358IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim January 14 as Pongal Day, Pongal being one of the main festivals celebrating the importance of the harvest in the state of Tamil Nadu in south India, Sri Lanka, and many other countries.
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB421IntroReplacing references to Columbus Day in certain provisions of law with references to Indigenous Peoples' Day; and establishing that Indigenous Peoples' Day is to be observed on October 12 or, if the United States Congress designates another day for ...
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB667IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 14 as Dashain Day, which is a festival originating in parts of South Asia that celebrates and symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB936IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim August 31 as Overdose Awareness Day; and requiring the Governor annually to order the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Overdose Awareness Day.
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2021-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB24IntroMaking each statewide primary election day a legal holiday and a State employee holiday.
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB157IntroReplacing references to Columbus Day in certain provisions of law with references to Indigenous Peoples' Day; and establishing that Indigenous Peoples' Day is to be observed on October 12 or, if the United States Congress designates another day for ...
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB300IntroProviding that the fourth Tuesday in October each year is Maryland Voting Equity Reform Day.
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB586IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB676IntroRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 14 as Dashain Day, which is a festival originating in parts of South Asia that celebrates and symbolizes the victory of good over evil.
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2021-03-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB142IntroEstablishing November 1 as the legal State holiday of Maryland Emancipation Day; and making Maryland Emancipation Day a public school holiday, a bank holiday, and a State employee holiday.
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2021-02-12
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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