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MDHB324PassProhibiting the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission from entering into a contract unless the contract contains a certain nondiscrimination provision; requiring the Commission to provide a contractor a reasonable opportunity to cure a certain defe...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 161
MDSB516EnrollRequiring the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account to receive certain money from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund; establishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Roun...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB759EngrossEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents, State and local governments, commercial health plans, health care providers, pharmacies licensed in the State, and other stakeholders within the health care system fro...
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2019-04-08
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDSB755EnrollRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to include in an annual report to be submitted to certain committees of the General Assembly and the Department of Legislative Services by December 1 each year information on interagency agreements wi...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB751EnrollProhibiting certain appointing authorities from delegating the authority to make the final decision on the appointment or termination of certain employees; requiring the Appointments Office, by December 31, 2019, and each December 31 thereafter, to s...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB779IntroRequiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2021 through 2035, to include in the annual State operating budget at least $16,660,000 in general funds for each historically black college and university in the State; providing for the allowable uses of cer...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB768EnrollEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board to protect State residents and certain stakeholders from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring the Board to collect data and identify prescription drug products that may cause a...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1315EnrollAltering the locations of the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program in the State to include the University of Maryland Baltimore County Training Centers that are located in the State; specifying the amounts and uses of certain grants provided under the Pro...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB1011EnrollExempting certain public school construction projects that use alternative financing methods and that receive State funding from certain requirements; requiring public school construction projects in Prince George's County that use alternative financ...
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2019-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1421EnrollRequiring the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange to conduct outreach and education activities to increase health literacy and to educate consumers about the Exchange and insurance affordability programs; and requiring the Exchange to perform certain fu...
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2019-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB1279EnrollRequiring the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to adopt certain procurement regulations relating to source selection; authorizing the Commission to adopt regulations establishing a minority business enterprise program if it dete...
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2019-04-06
Passed Enrolled
MDSB433EnrollRequiring the Board of Public Works to adopt regulations to require certain bidders, contractors, and subcontractors to pay certain employee health care expenses; requiring the Department of General Services, by regulation, to establish certain proce...
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2019-04-05
Passed Enrolled
MDHB680EnrollRequiring the Board of Public Works to adopt regulations to require certain bidders, contractors, and subcontractors to pay certain employee health care expenses; requiring the Department of General Services and the Department of Transportation, by r...
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2019-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB432EnrollAltering the locations of the Cyber Warrior Diversity Program to include the University of Maryland Baltimore County Training Centers that are located in the State; specifying the amounts and uses of certain grants provided under the Program; alterin...
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2019-04-04
Passed Enrolled
MDHB658EnrollRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to include in an annual report to be submitted to certain committees of the General Assembly and the Department of Legislative Services by December 1 each year, information on interagency agreements w...
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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDHB679EnrollProhibiting 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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2019-04-03
Passed Enrolled
MDHB583EnrollRequiring 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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2019-04-03
Returned Passed
MDSB879EnrollRequiring public schools to devote a part of at least one day to appropriate exercises that relate to Black History Month, with an emphasis on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass and the contributions they made in the fight against slavery; etc.
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2019-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDSB421EnrollAltering the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minority business participation goals for certain applicants or licensees are of no effect and may not be enforced from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020; and altering a deadline for a cert...
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2019-03-28
Returned Passed
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
MDHB685EnrollAltering the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minority business participation goals for certain applicants or licensees are of no effect and may not be enforced from July 1, 2019, to July 1, 2020; and altering a deadline for a cert...
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2019-03-26
Returned Passed
MDHB1402IntroExempting certain public school construction projects that use alternative financing methods and that receive State funding from certain requirements; requiring public school construction projects in Prince George's County that use alternative financ...
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2019-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
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
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
MDHB1424IntroRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to publish on its website at least 30 days before soliciting certain applications a certain description of the process used by the Commission to approve or deny an application for a medical...
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2019-03-06
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
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
MDSB953IntroAltering the actions with regard to which hospitals and related institutions are prohibited from discriminating against individuals on certain bases; altering the characteristics of an individual on the basis of which hospitals and related institutio...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1294IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB856IntroAltering the actions with regard to which hospitals and related institutions are prohibited from discriminating against individuals on certain bases; altering the characteristics of an individual on the basis of which hospitals and related institutio...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1156IntroEstablishing the Medical Cannabis Business Development Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; requiring the Department of Housing and Community Development to administer the Fund; requiring the Department, subject to a certain limitation, to make grants...
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2019-02-13
To House Health and Government Operations 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
MDHB886IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for a certain percentage of an investment made in a qualified innovation business, not to exceed $50,000, or $100,000 for a qualified investor that is a married couple filing jointly or a pass-through en...
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2019-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1238IntroProhibiting a unit of State or local government from entering into a contract for procurement with a certain business entity under certain circumstances; requiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to contract with a certain b...
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2019-02-11
To House Judiciary 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
MDHB1158IntroEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB688IntroRequiring that 1.5% of the proceeds of video lottery terminals at certain video lottery facilities be paid to the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account.
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2019-02-07
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB849IntroRequiring the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to establish, subject to the availability of funds, the Green Career Gender and Minority Empowerment and Training Pilot Program on or before January 1, 2020, to encourage young women and minoriti...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB416IntroDeclaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding instruction on the Holocaust and genocide to Maryland students to ensure these tragedies are not forgotten and to gain an understanding of ways to prevent such events in the future; requiring pub...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB840IntroEstablishing the Commission on African American Patriots in the American Revolutionary War; authorizing the Commission to raise funds for its operation; requiring the Commission, in consultation with certain persons, to conduct research to advance th...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB360IntroAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions in the State; requiring an entity to apply to the Department of Commerce to be a qualified th...
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2019-02-01
To Senate Budget and Taxation 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
MDSB277IntroRequiring that 1.5% of the proceeds of video lottery terminals at certain video lottery facilities be paid to the Small, Minority, and Women-Owned Businesses Account in fiscal years 2018 through 2020; etc.
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2019-01-29
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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