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MDHB186EngrossRenaming the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to be the Court Dog Program; expanding the application of the Program to veterans participating in a court-supervised, comprehensive, and voluntary treatment-based program; establishing that the Progr...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB939IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB831IntroAltering certain provisions of law to require the State Board of Elections to make all open meeting materials publicly available on its website before a certain meeting; altering the method by which a political party is determined for the purpose of ...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB7EngrossRenaming the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to be the Court Dog Program; expanding the application of the Program to veterans who are participating in a court-supervised, comprehensive, and voluntary treatment-based program; establishing that t...
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2021-02-11
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1066IntroAuthorizing the governing body of a county to establish a system of public campaign financing for certain offices after the governing body of the county has implemented a system of public campaign financing for elective offices in the executive or le...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1308IntroRepealing the requirement that the Motor Vehicle Administration suspend the driving privileges of a person for delinquent unpaid traffic fines; requiring the District Court or a circuit court to refer delinquent unpaid traffic fines to the Central Co...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1012IntroRequiring certain employers at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to reinstate certain laid-off employees under certain circumstances; requiring certain employers to provide certain laid-off employees with certain writte...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB862IntroAuthorizing a judge of the District Court or judge of a circuit court, on a finding of good cause, to recall an arrest warrant issued by a District Court commissioner and issue a summons in its place.
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB375IntroEstablishing 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, 2022, cer...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1044IntroProhibiting 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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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1069IntroEstablishing the Private Well Safety Program in the Department of the Environment to address and manage the contamination of private water supply wells in the State; establishing the Private Well Safety Fund to be used to implement the Program and to...
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2021-02-07
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1024IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1084IntroProviding that a certain person is not civilly liable for an act or omission related to the person's failure to comply with certain guidance during a catastrophic health emergency unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the act or om...
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2021-02-05
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB222EngrossRepealing certain provisions requiring certain courts exercising criminal jurisdiction in certain cases involving a child to order the child to be held in a secure juvenile facility pending a certain determination; requiring a certain child to be hel...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB263IntroClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB893IntroRequiring 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 any child abuse or neglect, termination of ...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB767IntroAuthorizing the Montgomery County Council to adopt, by law, a ranked choice voting method or an approval voting method for elections for certain local offices; defining "ranked choice voting" and "approval voting"; and authorizing a local law adoptin...
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2021-02-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB852IntroEstablishing the Homeowner Protection Program in the Department of Assessments and Taxation; providing that the purpose of the Program is to divert vulnerable homeowners from the private tax lien sale process into an alternative program with certain ...
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2021-02-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB532IntroProhibiting a person from engaging in the business of making or soliciting a sales-based financing transaction unless the person is licensed by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring an applicant for a license to have $20,000 in availabl...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB744IntroProhibiting the clerk of a circuit court from collecting fees for docketing the appearance of a petitioner's counsel in certain domestic violence cases.
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB627IntroRepealing the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights; providing for the discipline of law enforcement officers; providing that provisions of the Act supersede and preempt any other law of the State, a county, or a municipal corporation; providing t...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB781IntroClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-01-29
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB664IntroProhibiting a person from engaging in the business of making or soliciting a sales-based financing transaction unless the person is licensed by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring an applicant for a license to have $20,000 in availabl...
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2021-01-28
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB685IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2021-01-28
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB31IntroIncreasing 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 equally deposited into the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB478IntroIncreasing surcharges for certain civil cases in the circuit courts from $55 to $75 per case and in the the District Court from $8 to $13 per summary ejectment case and from $18 to $24 per case for all other civil cases; and prohibiting the surcharge...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB486IntroRequiring the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to act on behalf of the University System of Maryland and certain system institutions for the purpose of collective bargaining; altering the application of certain collective bargaining re...
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2021-01-19
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB447IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection, election, tenure, and continuance in office of a judge of an appellate court or a circuit court; altering the methods for filling vacancies in the offices of such judges; ...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB35IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to provide for retention elections for judges of the circuit courts; proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution decreasing the term of office from 15 years to 12 years for the judges of the...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB75IntroSpecifying that certain provisions of election law govern the nomination and election of circuit court judges, subject to certain exceptions; requiring circuit court judges to be elected on a nonpartisan basis; specifying that any registered voter of...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB366IntroAuthorizing a judge of the District Court or a judge of a circuit court, on a finding of good cause, to recall an arrest warrant issued by a District Court commissioner and issue a summons in its place.
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB9IntroRequiring the Chancellor of the University System of Maryland to act on behalf of the University System of Maryland and certain system institutions for the purpose of collective bargaining; altering the application of certain collective bargaining re...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB232IntroIncreasing surcharges for certain civil cases in the circuit courts from $55 to $75 per case and in the the District Court from $8 to $13 per summary ejectment case and from $18 to $24 per case for all other civil cases; and prohibiting the surcharge...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB295IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB211IntroEstablishing 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, 2022, cer...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB107IntroRequiring that certain employees working at a heightened security interest location be paid a certain wage or combination of wages and benefits; declaring findings of the General Assembly; specifying that certain provisions of the Act do not diminish...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB57IntroProhibiting a local board of elections from making a covered change in voting locations except under certain circumstances; requiring a local board to attempt to contact a voter who failed to sign a paper absentee ballot application and attempt to ob...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
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