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MDSB118PassDefining the terms "alcohol production" and "agricultural alcohol production"; authorizing a local jurisdiction to adopt the definitions of "alcohol production" and "agricultural alcohol production" by local ordinance, resolution, law, or rule; and p...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 532
MDHB121PassRevising, 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 66
MDHB282PassRepealing a prohibition on an applicant or applicant's agent making a payment to the County Executive of Prince George's County or a slate that includes the County Executive during the pendency of certain applications.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 151
MDHB377PassDefining the term "shopping center" as any combination of privately owned commercial, professional, or retail establishments to which the general public is invited for business purposes; establishing in Montgomery County a consumption only marketplac...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 186
MDHB387PassIncreasing, to $125,000, the amount of money that the county commissioners of Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County are required to appropriate each year for the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to foster cooperative planning ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 191
MDSB442PassProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; altering, from July 1, 2020, to July 1, 2023, the date by which certain provisions of law relating to minori...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 553
MDHB759PassAltering the definition of "small commercial project" under the historic revitalization tax credit program to include rehabilitations of structures that are condominiums and cooperative projects if the rehabilitations target only common elements of t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 314
MDHB845PassAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Prince George's County to issue up to 10 Class B-DD licenses for restaurants located within the Carillon development.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 340
MDSB805PassIncreasing, to $125,000, the amount of money that the county commissioners of Calvert County, Charles County, and St. Mary's County are required to appropriate each year for the Tri-County Council for Southern Maryland to foster cooperative planning ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 192
MDSB878PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining "e...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 623
MDHB1060PassAuthorizing Calvert County to decrease the maximum speed limit to not less than 15 miles per hour on certain highways in the Solomons Island area without performing an engineering and traffic investigation, regardless of whether the highway is inside...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 414
MDHB1061PassRequiring certain entities that receive at least $2,000,000 of State capital funding in a prior fiscal year to submit, on or before October 1 each year, a report on deferred maintenance; requiring the report to include certain information and be subm...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 415
MDHB1319PassRequiring the Governor to appoint five members of the Board of License Commissioners for Wicomico County; requiring that members of the Board be nominated in a certain manner; requiring that three members of the Board be residents of the City of Sali...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 459
MDHB1479PassRequiring, in Calvert County, that certain subdivision plats be prepared and endorsed by certain individuals in a certain manner; requiring certain subdivision plats or deeds of dedication to include a certain signed and acknowledged statement; autho...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 480
MDHB1493PassProhibiting a person from engaging in exhibition driving within a special event zone in Worcester County; prohibiting a person from committing certain violations of the Maryland Vehicle Law within a special event zone in Worcester County; defining th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 622
MDSB41PassAuthorizing the use of certain vehicle height monitoring systems in Baltimore County to enforce certain State and local laws restricting the presence of certain vehicles during certain times; and applying to Baltimore County certain provisions of law...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 504
MDSB987PassRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, subje...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 590
MDSB4PassProviding that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports and event wagering licenses; requiring certain implementing legislation to include certain criteria; declaring the inte...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 492
MDSB148VetoProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving the acquisition of certain real property with an appraised value of at least $500,000 unless the Board has provided the Legislative Policy Committee with certain information; prohibiting the Board ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB86VetoAltering certain provisions of law related to the calculation of a certain budget increase for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority; and altering the information that the Authority must submit to the Department of Transportation as part...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB125VetoProhibiting the Board of Public Works from approving the acquisition of certain real property with an appraised value of at least $500,000 unless the Board has provided the Legislative Policy Committee with certain information; prohibiting the Board ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB226VetoModifying a certain prohibition against the erection or maintenance of outdoor signs along or near expressways.
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1236VetoRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration to engage in good-faith negotiations with certain jurisdictions and train companies to reach an agreement on a pilot program to establish Maryland Area Regional Commuter train service between Union Statio...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB313EngrossProviding, under certain circumstances, that the provisions of the Minority Business Enterprise Program apply to public-private partnerships; prohibiting the Board of Public Works from approving a public-private partnership agreement until the report...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB132EngrossRequiring the State Department of Assessments and Taxation, whenever practicable, to seek to obtain certain material or information that the Department considers to be a reliable aid in determining real property value from other State agencies on req...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB325EngrossProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to repeal a certain prohibition on the authority of the General Assembly to authorize additional forms or the expansion of commercial gaming; repealing the authority of the General Assembly to autho...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB432EngrossProhibiting, beginning in fiscal year 2022, the Maryland Transit Administration from purchasing buses for the Administration's State transit bus fleet that are not zero-emission buses; requiring the Administration, on or before January 1, 2021, and e...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB668EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration, in cooperation with certain stakeholders, to develop and implement a Purple Line marketing plan designed to generate early interest in and promote use of the Purple Line; requiring the Governor to includ...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB368EngrossRequiring the Governor to include certain appropriations in the State budget from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Maryland Transit Administration for certain operating and capital needs of the Administration in certain fiscal years; authorizing ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB441EngrossRepealing a prohibition against the consideration of zoning issues by the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City when hearing and determining a protest filed against a renewal of an alcoholic beverages license.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB542EngrossAltering the types of licenses and forms of ownership subject to certain restrictions on the number of certain licenses a license holder may hold in Anne Arundel County; altering certain restrictions on the licenses a holder may hold by direct or ind...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB615EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education seeking State funds for the construction of a new school, or the renovation of or an addition to an existing school that would increase the capacity by more than 100 students, to submit a pedestrian safety...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1406EngrossRequiring a local jurisdiction to address middle housing as a component of the housing element of a certain plan; and requiring the housing element of a certain plan to state the number of additional housing units the local jurisdiction will need by ...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB178EngrossRequiring the Department of the Environment to develop and publish on its website a searchable map of zones of dewatering influence; requiring a contract for the sale of real property located in Baltimore County, Carroll County, Frederick County or W...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB572IntroRequiring that, for any fiscal year that an appropriation is included in the State budget for a third bridge that crosses the Chesapeake Bay, the Governor include in the budget certain capital grants for each county in which the bridge originates or ...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1154EngrossAltering a certain warning on a citation issued for a violation recorded by a traffic control signal monitoring system, a speed monitoring system, or a work zone speed control system to state that a person alleged to be liable must pay the civil pena...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB287EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility operated by a certain eligible organization; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2022 through 2027, to...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB394EngrossEstablishing that a referral to the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is deemed approved under certain circumstances only if there is a complete submission or an explanatory narrative accompanied by architectural drawings that ca...
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2020-03-12
Third Reading Passed (126-7)
MDHB1238IntroProhibiting the construction of a certain transportation project involving a magnetic levitation propulsion system without a certain informed consent of a majority of the governing bodies of the affected counties; requiring a project owner to provide...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1046EngrossAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore City, on or before July 1, 2022, to issue a Class B-D-7 license for premises located in a certain area if the license applicant enters into a memorandum of understanding with the Charles No...
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB243IntroAuthorizing the Department of Natural Resources to allow a person to hunt any migratory game birds on Sundays during the open season on private property or public land designated for hunting.
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2020-03-10
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB715IntroProhibiting the State and certain units and instrumentalities of the State from using any appropriation for a magnetic levitation transportation system in the State; prohibiting a public or private entity that receives money from the State from autho...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB731IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation, the Maryland Transit Administration, and Purple Line Transit Partners, LLC, to donate any property acquired but not used for the construction or operation of the Purple Line light rail project to the govern...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB1653IntroProhibiting the clerk of the Circuit Court for Washington County from issuing a certain business license under certain circumstances unless the applicant submits to the clerk a certification that the location of the business for which the license is ...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB84IntroProhibiting the State Highway Administration from issuing a permit for work to be conducted on State highways between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. the following day unless a zoning official determines that issuing the permit is in the interest of public ...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB905IntroProhibiting the State Highway Administration from issuing a permit for work to be conducted on State highways between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. the following day unless a zoning official determines that issuing the permit is in the interest of public ...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1015IntroRequiring certain land use regulations applicable in Montgomery County to require that certain persons sign a certain certification under penalty of perjury for certain land use documents submitted to the Montgomery County Planning Board; and establi...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB874IntroRequiring certain golf courses and country clubs in Montgomery County that are located on land with an average market value of at least $500,000 per acre to pay an annual land preservation fee to the county; and requiring the county to use 50% of the...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1613IntroRepealing a requirement that a speed monitoring system in a school zone may operate only Monday through Friday between 6:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB210IntroEstablishing that a riparian property owner or lessee shall have the right of first refusal to apply for and, if approved, obtain a water column lease, or an aquaculture lease for use in the water column in an Aquaculture Enterprise Zone, applicable ...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
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