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MDHB868PassRequiring the judges of the Circuit Court for Howard County to sit as the Orphans' Court for Howard County; repealing a requirement that the qualified voters of Howard County elect three Orphans' Court judges for the county; and exempting Howard Coun...
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2022-05-29
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to constitutional referendum - Chapter 539
MDHB785PassEstablishing the Jobs Court Pilot Program in the District Court sitting in Baltimore City to reduce recidivism by offering defendants an opportunity to participate in full-time job training and job placement programs as a condition of probation, an a...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 522
MDHB496VetoEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide temporary benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund...
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2022-05-27
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB390PassProhibiting the use or maintenance of an improper or outdated address in documents filed for inclusion in records of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; authorizing a person listed as an owner of real property in the Department's record...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDSB447PassProhibiting the use or maintenance of an improper or outdated address in documents filed for inclusion in records of the State Department of Assessments and Taxation; authorizing a person listed as an owner of real property in the Department's record...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 288
MDSB371PassRepealing provisions relating to obtaining a criminal history records check in Carroll County; and authorizing the Department of Human Resources in Carroll County to request, after the submission of two complete sets of the employee's or volunteer's ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 276
MDHB355PassEstablishing the Workgroup on the Membership and Operation of the Prince George's County Board of Education to study and make recommendations regarding implementation of an electoral process for an all-elected Board, appropriate compensation, and an ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB83PassAuthorizing a minor to file a petition for authorization to marry in the minor's own name in the circuit court for the county in which the minor resides; authorizing a married minor to file an action for divorce; extending the jurisdiction of the equ...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 175
MDSB275PassEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requirin...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 48
MDHB728Engross

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Repealing provisions relating to obtaining a criminal history records check in Carroll County; and authorizing the Department of Human Resources of Carroll County to request, along with the submission of two sets of fingerprints and certain fees, fro...
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2022-04-08
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB668Engross

Sine Die
Expanding, renaming, and altering certain provisions relating to a certain truancy reduction program in certain juvenile courts; authorizing a county or circuit administrative judge to establish a certain Truancy Reduction and School Engagement Progr...
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2022-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB221Engross

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Requiring the Department of the Environment to notify the Attorney General each time the Department initiates a certain administrative action; altering the enforcement authority of the Department under various provisions of law, including provisions ...
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2022-03-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB877Engross

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Repealing certain provisions requiring a certain court exercising criminal jurisdiction in a certain case involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination, except under certain circumstance...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1203Intro

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Prohibiting a private-sector employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor...
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2022-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1155Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the local department of social services and the circuit court to provide notice to a child's foster parent, kinship parent, preadoptive parent, or caregiver of the right to intervene as a party in a proceeding concerning the child; extendin...
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2022-03-11
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1430Intro

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Requiring the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to establish a special court docket in each of the circuit courts to exclusively hear and decide cases alleging a violation of certain provisions of law relating to weapons and to assign necessary per...
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2022-03-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB402Intro

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Altering the enforcement authority of the Department of the Environment under various provisions of law, including provisions relating to waterway construction and dam safety, tidal and nontidal wetlands, drinking water, and waterworks, wastewater wo...
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2022-02-15
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB842Intro

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Authorizing a person who is serving a term of confinement to petition a court to modify or reduce the sentence under certain circumstances; providing that a certain petitioner is entitled to assistance of counsel and, if indigent, representation by t...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB891Intro

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Altering the women on whom a physician is prohibited from performing an abortion without first providing notice to a parent or guardian of the woman; altering the circumstances under which a physician may perform certain medical procedures without fi...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB638Intro

Sine Die
Renaming the Independent Investigative Unit in the Office of the Attorney General to be the Independent Investigations Division; authorizing the Attorney General or individuals designated by the Attorney General to seek certain injunctive relief or i...
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2022-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB693Intro

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Increasing certain surcharges on certain fees, charges, and costs in certain civil cases in the circuit courts and the District Court; requiring that certain surcharges collected be deposited into the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund and dire...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB823Intro

Sine Die
Expanding, renaming, and altering certain provisions relating to a certain truancy reduction program in certain juvenile courts; and authorizing a county or circuit administrative judge to establish a certain Truancy Reduction and School Engagement P...
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2022-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB306Intro

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Requiring circuit court judges to be elected on a nonpartisan basis in a general election; and prohibiting a candidate for circuit court judge from appearing on the ballot in a primary election or being nominated by a political party or by petition.
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2022-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB488Intro

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Authorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for the offices of State's Attorney, sheriff, register of wills, judge and clerk of the Circuit Court, judge of the Orphans' Court or an elected member of t...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB8Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program in the Maryland Department of Labor to provide certain benefits to individuals who take leave from employment for certain purposes; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund a...
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2022-01-25
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB362Intro

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Authorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; and authorizing the Montgomery County Council to provide for the format of ballots to be u...
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2022-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
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