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MDSB121PassAltering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include revenge porn.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 501
MDSB491PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 426
MDSB578PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 424
MDHB633PassEnabling private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; requiring any person to accept a certain address of a participant in an address conf...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 423
MDHB1303PassExpanding the circumstances under which the court is required to issue a certain permanent protective order; and requiring the court to issue a permanent protective order against a certain individual if, during the term of a certain protective order,...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 425
MDHB1302PassAuthorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain informat...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB1646PassRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant co...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDHB155IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Young Women's Christian Association of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Inc. for the acquisition, plannin...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB333IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renova...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDHB592IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Bernie House, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB1036EngrossRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain written notice on a defendant, the defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, both verbally and in a written ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Zirkin, Ready, and Muse
MDHB1638IntroProviding that, except as otherwise provided by law, the Public Information Act does not authorize a custodian of records to allow the inspection of the Social Security number or date of birth of an individual except to a person in interest; requirin...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1238IntroRequiring each institution of higher education, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, to annually provide certain sexual assault response training to certain employees, contractors, or enrolled students who may be involved in certain actions; req...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1824IntroRequiring the Director of Finance of Prince George's County to distribute the proceeds from the additional marriage license fee to battered spouse shelters and domestic violence programs in accordance with the criteria and procedures established by t...
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2018-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB30EngrossAltering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include revenge porn.
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2018-03-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB788IntroProviding that, except as otherwise provided by law, the Public Information Act does not authorize a custodian of records to allow the inspection of the Social Security number or date of birth of an individual except to a person in interest; requirin...
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2018-03-20
Recommitted to Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs (Senator Conway)
MDHB1828IntroAltering the application of certain prohibitions relating to certain address confidentiality programs for victims of domestic violence and human trafficking; and altering certain penalties for a person who knowingly and intentionally obtains or discl...
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2018-03-19
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB328IntroAltering the definition of "abuse" for purposes of certain provisions of law relating to domestic violence to include misuse of telephone facilities and equipment, misuse of electronic communication or interactive computer service, revenge porn, and ...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB1203IntroRequiring each institution of higher education, beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year, to annually provide certain sexual assault response training to certain employees, contractors, or enrolled students who may be involved in certain actions; req...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1523IntroRequiring the Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish and maintain the Domestic Violence Offender Registry; requiring the Registry to be updated in a certain manner and to include certain information; specifying the content...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB148IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Young Women's Christian Association of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, Inc. for the acquisition, plannin...
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2018-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB208IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $500,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renova...
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2018-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB327IntroAuthorizing the creation of a State Debt not to exceed $250,000, the proceeds to be used as a grant to the Board of Directors of The Bernie House, Inc. for the acquisition, planning, design, construction, repair, renovation, reconstruction, site impr...
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2018-03-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1434IntroAuthorizing the governing body of Prince George's County to grant, by law, a credit against the property tax imposed on certain rental dwellings in Prince George's County provided as transitional housing to victims of domestic violence; authorizing t...
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2018-03-06
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB81IntroAltering the definition of "mental injury" to include the observable, identifiable, and substantial impairment of a child's mental or psychological ability to function that results from the child's exposure to an act that constitutes a certain crime ...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB65IntroRequiring a certain judicial officer to consider including, if requested by a victim, electronic monitoring that provides a certain victim notification as a condition of pretrial release; authorizing a judge to order that a defendant be subject to el...
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2018-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB584IntroRequiring a certain law enforcement unit to provide a copy of a certain domestic violence incident report on request to the victim without charge and within 48 hours after the request.
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2018-02-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB255IntroEnabling certain private entities to accept the use of a certain substitute address by a victim of domestic abuse who is a participant in an address confidentiality program; authorizing an individual who acquires an ownership interest in real propert...
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2018-02-06
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB75IntroRequiring the State Board of Cosmetologists to adopt regulations that establish certain curriculum standards for a certain domestic violence and sexual assault awareness course as part of a certain training program; requiring the Board to adopt regul...
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2018-01-30
To House Economic Matters Committee
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