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MDSB109PassMerging the Address Confidentiality Program and the Human Trafficking Address Confidentiality Program into a single Address Confidentiality Program administered by the Secretary of State; expanding certain eligibility requirements for the Address Con...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 124
MDHB281EnrollRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or animal control to complete at least 6 hours of continuing ed...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB159EnrollRequiring a new officer of a humane society or animal control to receive at least 80 hours of training approved by the appropriate unit of a county or municipality within the first 12 months of employment; requiring an officer of a humane society or ...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB299EnrollEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB57EngrossRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifica...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB744EnrollProhibiting the clerk of a circuit court from collecting fees for docketing the appearance of a petitioner's or a respondent's counsel in certain domestic violence cases.
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDSB675IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-03-24
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB748EngrossRequiring a court, in a custody or visitation proceeding, to deny custody or visitation rights to a certain party if the court has reasonable ground to believe that a child has been abused or neglected by the party, unless the court specifically find...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB50EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB775IntroRequiring a court that approves an arrangement for custody or visitation with a party who has committed abuse against the other parent of the party's child, the party's spouse, or any child residing within the party's household, to impose certain con...
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2021-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB967IntroRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2021-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB456IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-03-09
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB502IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1036IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB629IntroReclassifying, as a misdemeanor instead of a felony, a certain offense relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing certain communications; altering certain penalties relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB720IntroReclassifying, as a misdemeanor instead of a felony, a certain offense relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing certain communications; altering certain penalties relating to the prohibition against intercepting and disclosing ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB355IntroRequiring that an individual meet certain educational and experiential requirements in order to be appointed or approved by a court as a custody evaluator; requiring that, beginning October 1, 2022, an individual complete 60 hours of initial training...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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