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MDHB286PassIncreasing from $114,500 to $124,500 the limit on the maximum salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a clerk of a circuit court; and applying the Act.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 809
MDSB668PassIncreasing from $114,500 to $124,500 the limit on the maximum salary that the Board of Public Works may set for a clerk of a circuit court; and applying the Act.
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 810
MDHB981PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 834
MDSB875PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 833
MDSB178VetoAltering from 10 to 30 days after the appointment or election of an individual to the Board of Trustees for the State Retirement and Pension System during which the individual is required to take the oath of office; clarifying that individuals appoin...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB1079VetoAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB1448PassAllowing the District Court or a circuit court to authorize the clerk of the court to approve an individual installment plan agreement for the payment of certain fines for traffic offenses under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain defendant ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 792
MDHB1410PassExtending, in Baltimore County, the time period to 1 year after which an alcoholic beverages license expires when the license holder has closed the business or stopped active alcoholic beverages business operations at the premises; establishing that ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 764
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDSB621PassAuthorizing certain persons to execute and record a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawfully restrictive covenant in a certain manner; requiring the governing body of a homeowners association to delete any recorded covenant or restriction t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636
MDHB631PassProviding that, in Somerset County, the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Somerset County shall transmit monthly a certain amount to a certain Court and Bar Library Account.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 540
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
MDHB1093PassEstablishing that requirements of certain laws specifying a certain document be in a certain form or signed as a condition for recording are met by an electronic document or electronic signature under certain circumstances; requiring the clerk of a c...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516
MDSB494PassCorrecting an outdated reference to the name of the Department of Planning in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact by repealing a certain contingency.
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 356
MDHB533PassCorrecting an outdated reference to the name of the Department of Planning in the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Compact by repealing a certain contingency.
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 355
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDSB296EngrossProhibiting an individual from committing a certain drunk or drugged driving offense if the individual has been convicted previously for certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making a violation of the Act a felony; establishing certain pe...
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2018-04-09
Senate Requests House Recede
MDHB494EngrossReducing the notice period from 14 days to 7 days before a landlord may file an action to evict a tenant for a breach of the lease that involves certain dangerous behavior; altering the requirements for the written notice that a landlord must give be...
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2018-04-06
Third Reading Failed (20-22)
MDSB654PassProhibiting a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under certain provisions of law from expiring until it is succeeded by a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under a certain provision of the law; requiring that the term...
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2018-04-06
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDSB555EngrossReducing the notice period from 14 days to 7 days before a landlord may file an action to evict a tenant for a breach of the lease that involves certain dangerous behavior; altering the requirements for the written notice that a landlord must give be...
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2018-04-06
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB864PassProhibiting a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under certain provisions of law from expiring until it is succeeded by a memorandum of understanding agreed to and ratified under certain provisions of law; requiring that the terms of ...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 23
MDSB639PassAltering certain procedures for suspending or dismissing certain public school personnel; authorizing certain public school personnel to request a hearing before the county board or arbitration under certain circumstances; specifying the procedures f...
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2018-04-05
Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 13
MDSB649EngrossRepealing certain provisions of law relating to a surviving spouse making an election to take a certain share of the net estate of the decedent instead of the property left to the surviving spouse under the will; providing that a surviving spouse may...
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2018-03-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB157EngrossIncreasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the minimum amount in controversy in civil cases over which the District Court and the circuit courts have concurrent jurisdiction; increasing from $5,000 to $7,500 the maximum amount of money over which the District ...
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2018-03-20
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB513IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring an appointment of a circuit court judge to be subject to Senate confirmation; providing for a retention election following an ...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB607IntroProposing amendments to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; requiring Senate confirmation of individuals appointed by the Governor to the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for conteste...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB250IntroProviding for the concurrent jurisdiction of the District Court and a circuit court in a criminal case in which the person is charged with certain subsequent alcohol- or drug-related driving offenses.
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1513IntroRecodifying provisions relating to the regulation of credit repair businesses by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; prohibiting a credit repair business and certain persons from receiving certain consideration unless the business is licensed b...
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2018-03-15
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDHB1335IntroProhibiting a physician, except under certain circumstances, from performing an abortion on an unmarried minor unless the physician obtains certain consent from the parent or guardian of the minor; authorizing a physician to perform an abortion on a ...
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2018-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB770IntroRequiring that a vacancy occurring during the elected term of a clerk of the circuit court be filled by the circuit court with a qualified individual of the same political party, if any, as the vacating clerk; requiring that a vacancy during the elec...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1071IntroEstablishing a Business and Technology Court; establishing the purpose, jurisdiction, and appropriate venue of the business court; requiring the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals to appoint three or four nominated judges to the business court; requ...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1565IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of certain factors; m...
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2018-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1439IntroAuthorizing the Attorney General or a certain Deputy Attorney General or the Director of the Criminal Division of the Office of the Attorney General to issue a certain subpoena in any county in the State for a certain purpose; authorizing the service...
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB870IntroAuthorizing the Attorney General or a certain Deputy Attorney General or assistant Attorney General to issue a certain subpoena in any county in the State for a certain purpose; requiring the Attorney General or a Deputy Attorney General or an assist...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1060IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of certain factors; m...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1195IntroEstablishing that certain electronic documents and electronic signatures satisfy certain recording requirements and conditions; authorizing the clerk of a circuit court to take certain actions regarding electronic documents; authorizing the clerk of ...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1758IntroAltering certain procedures for suspending or dismissing certain public school personnel; authorizing certain public school personnel to request a hearing before the county board or arbitration under certain circumstances; specifying the procedures f...
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2018-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB958IntroRequiring the contents of the certificate of a qualified expert to include a statement from a qualified expert that the licensed professional failed to meet an applicable standard of professional care and supervision; applying the Act prospectively; ...
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2018-02-19
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB488IntroEstablishing that it is a misdemeanor to intentionally cause offensive contact, engage in conduct tending to put another in fear of offensive contact, or attempt to cause offensive contact; providing for the form of certain charging documents; provid...
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2018-02-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB349IntroIncreasing certain penalties for drunk and drugged driving offenses for individuals who have been convicted previously of certain other crimes under certain circumstances; making certain drunk and drugged driving offenses felonies; establishing that ...
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2018-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB63IntroRepealing the requirement that the names of certain candidates for election be listed in alphabetical order by surname; requiring a local board of elections to conduct a random drawing of the names of the candidates for election to determine the orde...
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2018-01-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB130IntroEstablishing a method of electing judges to the circuit court on a nonpartisan basis, without regard to political party affiliation; establishing a primary election for candidates for nomination for a circuit court judgeship to be administered in a c...
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2018-01-25
Hearing 1/25 at 1:00 p.m.
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