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MDSB80EnrollRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Assistance Compact to be the Maryland Intrastate Emergency Management Assistance Compact; altering the purpose of the Compact to provide emergency management mutual assistance among jurisdictions and mutual ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB121EnrollRevising, restating, and recodifying certain terms; updating the plans, regulations, and ordinances of St. Mary's County in accordance with which a connection to a completed water main or sewer of the St. Mary's County Metropolitan Commission shall b...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB424EngrossProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of flame-retardant chemicals by mass; repealing certain provisions of la...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB379EnrollAltering, in Harford County, the membership qualifications for a social organization that may be issued a certain 6-day or 7-day Class C-3 beer, wine, and liquor license by the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County to include first respon...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB461EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Carroll County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $38,250,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public facilities in Carroll County, including ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB447EnrollProhibiting a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any juvenile product, mattress, upholstered furniture, or reupholstered furniture that contains more than 0.1% of a flame-retardant chemical by mass; repealing certain provisions of l...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB619EnrollProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021, the use of Class B fire-fighting foam that contain intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; providing that the Act does not restrict the manufacture, sale, or distribution ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB847EnrollEstablishing the State Coordinator for Autism Strategy in the Department of Disabilities and the Advisory Stakeholder Group on Autism-Related Needs; requiring the State Coordinator, in consultation with the Advisory Stakeholder Group, to identify and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB823EnrollRequiring the State Fire Marshal to enforce any requirements relating to the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in new one- and two-family dwellings.
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB810EnrollProviding that a member of a volunteer company in Washington County who is at least 15 years old and is enrolled in the Fire and Rescue Academy Program operated by the Washington County Board of Education is a covered employee for purposes of receivi...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB746EnrollRequiring the State Fire Marshal to enforce any requirements relating to the installation of automatic sprinkler systems in new one- and two-family dwellings.
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB792EngrossAltering the days and hours of sale under a Class B wine shop and lounge license in Kent County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Kent County to issue a refillable container permit for draft beer to certain license holders; establis...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (128-0)
MDSB838EnrollAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB934EnrollAltering references to the terms "9-1-1 fee" and "additional charge", respectively, to be "State 9-1-1 fee" and "county 9-1-1 fee", respectively, and altering the definition of "public safety answering point" for purposes of provisions of law concern...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB994EngrossAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; establishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license ...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (106-16)
MDHB1454EnrollExempting moderate income housing units from a certain tax; authorizing the County Council of Howard County to increase the rate of the transfer tax to support certain public purposes; requiring the Director of Finance of Howard County to collect and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1631IntroAuthorizing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain retirement income attributable to certain out-of-state employment as a correctional officer, law enforcement officer, or fire, rescue, or emergency services personnel; a...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB1081EnrollAmending certain prior authorizations of State Debt to alter the requirement that certain grantees provide certain matching funds; extending the deadline for certain grantees to present certain evidence that a matching fund will be presented; extendi...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB420EnrollProhibiting, on or after October 1, 2021 the use of Class B fire- fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of nonfluorinated foam for fire-fighting training; establishi...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB645EnrollAuthorizing and empowering the County Commissioners of Carroll County, from time to time, to borrow not more than $38,250,000 in order to finance the construction, improvement, or development of certain public facilities in Carroll County, including ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB777EnrollAltering the days and hours of sale under a Class B wine shop and lounge license in Kent County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Kent County to issue a refillable container permit for draft beer to certain license holders; establis...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB972EnrollAltering, in Harford County, the membership qualifications for a social organization that may be issued a certain 6-day or 7-day Class C-3 beer, wine, and liquor license by the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County to include first respon...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB130IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB303EngrossRepealing the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of a certain credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on a dwelling owned by a public safety officer; repealing a certain limitation on the amount of the ...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB175EngrossRequiring the State Fire Marshal to deny an application for a certain license or permit if the State Fire Marshal makes a finding that the explosives will be used for an inappropriate purpose; requiring the State Fire Marshal to notify the Maryland J...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB488EngrossIncreasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax to $20,000 for certain military retirement income for individuals who are at least 55 years old; increasing the amount of a subtraction modification under the Maryland ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB319IntroAuthorizing a State or local law enforcement agency and State or local volunteer fire company, rescue squad, fire department, and ambulance service to place a move over safety monitoring system on, or integrate a move over safety monitoring system in...
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2020-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB60EngrossRequiring that the appropriate authority of a local pension system offer a special disability retirement allowance to a member if the member is, as determined by the appropriate authority of a local pension system, totally and permanently physically ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB722EngrossExpanding the purpose of a certain clean energy loan program to include loans for environmental remediation projects intended to remove environmental or health hazards and for resiliency projects to increase the capacity of a structure or infrastruct...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1416IntroRequiring a supplier of water to inspect certain valves in a public water system in a certain manner, repair or replace certain valves, inspect certain fire hydrants, formulate and implement a certain plan, identify the locations of certain valves, a...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB486IntroAuthorizing certain emergency personnel to equip certain privately owned motor vehicles with certain emergency lights for use only while at the scene of an accident or other emergency.
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1008IntroProhibiting a fire department, a rescue squad, or an ambulance service from conducting a criminal history records check or requiring an applicant to disclose criminal records before the applicant's first in-person interview; requiring each fire depar...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB399IntroRequiring an individual to provide reasonable assistance to certain first responders who are under threat of or have incurred serious physical injury if providing such assistance does not endanger self or others; establishing a $250 civil penalty for...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1167IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to implement certain programs to provide certain discounted licenses, stamps, and permits to Maryland residents who meet certain criteria; authorizing the Department to issue certain complimentary license...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB1078IntroAuthorizing the Governor to appoint special prosecutors and to direct resources and personnel from any unit of State government for a certain purpose during a state of emergency that is declared because a homicide rate reached at least 3 homicides p...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB578IntroAuthorizing certain volunteer first responders to enroll and participate as covered employees in the State Employee and Retiree Health and Welfare Benefits Program; defining "volunteer first responder" as a person engaged in providing emergency medic...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB1030IntroAuthorizing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain retirement income attributable to certain out-of-state employment as a correctional officer, law enforcement officer, or fire, rescue, or emergency services personnel; a...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1127IntroAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; establishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license ...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1548IntroAuthorizing a person who is at least 18 years old and meets certain requirements to purchase, possess, and use certain consumer fireworks; prohibiting a person from intentionally igniting or discharging certain consumer fireworks in certain circumsta...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB581IntroProhibiting the use of certain Class B fire fighting foam that contains intentionally added PFAS chemicals for certain testing or training purposes; requiring the use of certain foam for fire fighting training; providing that the Act does not restric...
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2020-02-10
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1203IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study the Integration of Unmanned Aircraft Systems Within State and Local Government Fire Safety Operations; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1470IntroRequiring each first responder in the State to complete certain mental health awareness training approved by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Service Systems.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1502IntroRequiring the Secretary of State Police to issue a certain permit to carry, wear, or transport a handgun to a person who meets certain requirements and is employed in a certain profession.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1574IntroAuthorizing retirees who began employment with the BWI Airport Fire and Rescue Department before October 1, 1993, and who are receiving a retirement allowance from the Baltimore City Fire and Police Employees' Retirement System to participate in the ...
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2020-02-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB837IntroProhibiting a person from using telephone facilities or equipment to make calls or send data intended to annoy, abuse, torment, or harass a public safety answering point or public safety agency; prohibiting a person from using telephone facilities or...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1024IntroProhibiting a person from using telephone facilities or equipment to make calls or send data intended to annoy, abuse, torment, or harass a public safety answering point or public safety agency; prohibiting a person from using telephone facilities or...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB820IntroRequiring a supplier of water to inspect certain valves in a public water system in a certain manner, repair or replace certain valves, inspect certain fire hydrants, formulate and implement a certain plan, identify the locations of certain valves, a...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB898IntroAltering the purpose of the Protective Body Armor Fund to include assistance to first responders; requiring the Treasurer to make payments out of the Fund to a first responder unit; authorizing a first responder unit to use State money only to acquir...
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2020-02-04
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB127IntroAuthorizing a person to use reasonable force to remove an unattended cat or dog from a motor vehicle if the person reasonably believes that the health or safety of the dog or cat is imminently endangered, provided that the person contacts law enforce...
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2020-02-03
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB330IntroEliminating, as a defense, the common law doctrine known as the fireman's rule, which prevents a safety officer from recovering damages for injuries the officer sustained under certain circumstances, or any similar rule that denies a safety officer r...
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2020-01-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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