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MDSB245IntroAltering the definition of "practice social work" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors; requiring the State Board of Social Work Examiners, under certain circumstances, to approve licensees approved to engage in inde...
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2020-02-17
Favorable with Amendments Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB460IntroRequiring the Department of Human Services to post on its website a free online course on the identification, prevention, and reporting of child abuse.
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2020-02-17
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB366IntroAltering the definition of "public school employee" for the purposes of provisions of law governing collective bargaining for certificated employees in Carroll County to include Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) instructors.
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2020-02-17
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB418IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB480IntroRenaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a license for assisted living managers; altering the membership of the Board; altering the qualifications for ce...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB586IntroRequiring the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in a certain proceeding except under certain circumstances; granting certain rights to certain individuals...
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2020-02-17
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1EngrossRequiring or authorizing, under certain circumstances, the Maryland Stadium Authority to contract for, manage, and oversee certain public school facility projects; authorizing the Prince George's County government and Board of Education to enter into...
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2020-02-14
Third Reading Passed (128-6)
MDHB79EngrossExpanding the definition of "technology-based business" to include a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for purposes of the Maryland Technology Internship Program; and altering from 3.0 to 2.5 ...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB156EngrossExempting an applicant for a handgun qualification license from the requirement to complete a firearms safety training course if the applicant is a certain retired law enforcement officer or a certain active or retired correctional officer, sheriff,...
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2020-02-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB251EngrossUpdating and altering certain obsolete provisions relating to the reemployment of certain teachers and principals who are retirees of the Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems.
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2020-02-14
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB779IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to reimburse certain emergency medical services providers for certain services provided to Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients in an amount specified by certain regulations that is at least $200 ...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB967IntroEstablishing the Task force to Study Privatization of the University of Maryland Medical System; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding certain matter...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1133IntroAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB989IntroRequiring a hospital to provide certain instructions to the parent or legal guardian of an infant before the hospital discharges the infant into the care of the parent or legal guardian; requiring a hospital before discharging an infant to inquire as...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1171IntroEstablishing the State Advisory Council on Self-Directed Services; requiring the Advisory Council to take certain actions; requiring the Advisory Council to submit a certain report to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before December 1 eac...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1321IntroProhibiting a physician from performing or inducing an abortion on a pregnant woman within a certain period of time after the woman receives certain ultrasound imaging; requiring the medical professional performing a certain transabdominal ultrasound...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 13 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1552IntroEstablishing an Education Savings Account program in the State; stating the purpose of the program; establishing the requirements for participation in the program; requiring a certain deposit into the account of certain students; establishing a proce...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1528IntroEstablishing the Maryland Council on Health in All Policies to employ a Health in All Policies framework, a public health framework through which public and private policymakers and stakeholders use a collaborative approach to improve health outcomes...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1462IntroAltering the name of the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education to be the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program; authorizing food service facilities to store and make available for administra...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB338IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority, on approval by the Board of Public Works, to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain public school facilities; establishing the Building Opportunity Financing Fund and the Buil...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB739IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]

Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)
MDHB1591IntroEstablishing the Elijah E. Cummings Public Service Scholarship in the Workforce Shortage Student Assistance grants program; requiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to select and offer grants to students who are pursuing a major in public p...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB276IntroAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority, on approval by the Board of Public Works, to issue bonds to finance the construction of or improvements to certain public school facilities; establishing the Building Opportunity Financing Fund and the Buil...
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2020-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB324EngrossRequiring that the behavioral health services for which the Maryland Department of Health provides service coordination for veterans under certain provisions of law include mental health first aid; requiring that mental health first aid consist of tr...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1300IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-12
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm]

Hearing 2/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Appropriations) and Hearing 2/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB1581IntroAltering the purpose of the Maryland Technology Internship Program; providing for the cumulative 2.5 grade point average that an individual shall maintain to qualify for participation in the Program with a unit of State government; providing for the ...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1580IntroRequiring the Secretary of Budget and Management, in partnership with the Secretary of Information Technology and the State Chief Information Security Officer, to establish certain minimum qualifications for skilled service and professional service c...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1018IntroRequiring the regulations adopted by the State Board of Education to govern the licensing and operation of child care centers to include provisions that establish certain qualifications for child care teachers and require each child care center emplo...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB464IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 24 @ 1:00 pm]
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB826IntroProviding that the purpose of certain provisions of law is to prohibit certain discriminatory real estate practices with respect to housing in Howard County; requiring certain licensed real estate sales personnel who include in an advertisement for t...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]

Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m. (Economic Matters)
MDHB1022IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, to report certain data and information for each alternative school within its jurisdiction to the State Department of Education; requiring the Department, on or before ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 17 @ 12:00 pm]

Hearing 2/17 at 12:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB1341IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit insurers, nonprofit health service plans, or health maintenance organizations from offering products or services at no charge or at a discounted price to educate a person regarding, or to monit...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters 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
[Hearing: Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1157IntroProhibiting a person from altering the grade of a student to purposefully misrepresent the student's performance, knowledge, or achievement in a course; and establishing a penalty of up to 1 year of imprisonment for a violation of the Act.
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1153IntroAuthorizing a student who is enrolled at a public high school to satisfy a certain requirement to earn credits in mathematics by completing a credit in a computer science or computer programming course selected by the county board; and requiring the...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1188IntroProhibiting a county superintendent of schools from withdrawing a student from enrollment in a certain school due to the student's participation in a certain alternative learning program; and removing a forestry camp and a training school from a cert...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1195IntroRequiring 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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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1194IntroProhibiting a local school system from charging a student a fee for enrollment in a summer school course if the student attends a school in the local school system, credit for the course is a high school graduation requirement, and the student has pr...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1234IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to provide transportation to and from school for certain students using a vehicle other than a Type I or Type II school vehicle when a school vehicle cannot reasonably be provided.
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1255IntroEstablishing the Bilingual Learner Prekindergarten Grant Program to provide county boards of education with grants to assist in creating pilot programs to facilitate bilingual education for prekindergarten students; requiring the Governor, beginning ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1270IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to develop a policy for public schools in the county to use home-based instructional days during the school year under certain circumstances; requiring a home-based instructional day policy to include certain p...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1298IntroRequiring each county board of education to establish a certain policy to support certain goals and improve the educational outcomes of pregnant and parenting students, collect and track certain data, and, on or before June 1 each year, beginning in ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1344IntroMaking an individual eligible for a certificate to teach students in a Montessori school if the individual holds a Montessori-related credential from a certain organization and a bachelor's degree; authorizing the State Board of Education to require ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1345IntroAltering the circumstances under which certain students or youth athletes may return to play; requiring a youth sports program to maintain and update a certain registry of youth sports program personnel; requiring the registry to include certain item...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1323IntroRequiring that the State Department of Education and the Department of Juvenile Services, after consultation with the Education Coordinating Council for Juvenile Services Educational Programs and county boards of education, to develop and implement a...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]

Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDHB1340IntroEstablishing the Commission on History, Culture, and Civics in Education to make recommendations to further discovery, interpretation, and learning; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to stu...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1421IntroRequiring that, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a student who exceeds grade level standards on the Maryland School Assessment, is identified as gifted and talented, or has reached college and career ready benchmarks on certain standardized te...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
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