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MDSB213EnrollAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing to apply to felonies or domestically related ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB206EnrollAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB248EnrollRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; and altering the definition...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB406EnrollRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board regarding that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged c...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB455EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB637EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requirin...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB807EnrollProhibiting a criminal justice unit from presenting certain victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms or verbal agreements purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; proh...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB1010EnrollEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB4EnrollAuthorizing sports wagering license holders to accept wagers on sporting events by certain methods and in certain locations; including in the authorized uses of the Problem Gambling Fund the implementation of free or reduced cost problem gambling pro...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB547EnrollEstablishing the Maryland Children's Service Animal Program in the Maryland Department of Health to serve the needs of children with a history of trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, or who have been diagnosed with a certain disability and special...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB534EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; requiring the Office to ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDSB907EnrollEstablishing the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing State resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence-sharing; requiring the Council to prepare a certain comprehensive c...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1083EnrollReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB1144EngrossAuthorizing members of the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to make a certain designation in writing; repealing the requirement for the Commission to elect a chair; requiring that the Secretary of State Police serve as the chair of t...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1409EnrollRequiring the Director of Finance for Prince George's County to distribute certain proceeds from a marriage license fee to the Community Crisis Services, Inc.; requiring certain proceeds from a marriage license fee to be used to fund battered spouse ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB311EnrollEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB210EnrollRemoving rape and certain sexual offenses from the list of offenses alleged to have been committed by a certain respondent against a certain victim for which a peace order petition may be filed under certain circumstances; and altering the definition...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB242EnrollAltering the eligibility for the filing of a certain motion to vacate judgment if the person's participation in the offense was a direct result of being a victim of human trafficking; requiring that a certain motion be served on a certain State's Att...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB425EnrollRequiring a physician, qualified health care provider, or hospital to provide a certain notice to the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board that services were rendered to a victim of an alleged rape or sexual offense or a victim of alleged child sexu...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB745EngrossReplacing the term "gang" as it pertains to certain prohibitions against participation in a criminal gang with the term "organization"; requiring certain local jurisdictions to use certain divested assets for certain purposes under certain circumstan...
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2020-03-16
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB459EngrossEstablishing an affirmative defense to certain crimes if a defendant committed an act as a result of being a victim of an act of another in violation of certain State and federal provisions of law prohibiting human trafficking; prohibiting a defendan...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB764EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a victim, witness, or suspect in an investigation during the course of an investigation that the officer is conducting, supervisin...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB577EngrossProviding that a certain presumption may be rebutted if a certain commissioner or court finds and states on the record at a certain time that adhering to certain limits would create a certain risk to certain individuals; authorizing a certain commis...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1575IntroProhibiting a criminal justice unit from presenting victims of sexually assaultive behavior with forms or verbal agreements purporting to limit the obligations of the criminal justice unit to the victim or limit the rights of the victim; prohibiting ...
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2020-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1299IntroProhibiting certain physicians from having a financial relationship with each other; repealing a provision of law providing that a physician is not liable for certain damages or subject to a certain penalty under certain circumstances; prohibiting a ...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB493IntroAuthorizing the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board to make an award if a crime or delinquent act directly resulted in damage to the property of a certain victim under certain circumstances; and requiring the Board to waive certain requirements if g...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1289IntroRequiring the Maryland State's Attorney's Association to develop and distribute to each State's Attorney's Office in the State a certain certification form; requiring a prosecuting attorney to request that a victim or victim's representative certify ...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB1038IntroAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than the minimum term required by law; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; author...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB320EngrossAltering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old that results in inequity; requiring a court, in determining whether a transf...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB535EngrossDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
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2020-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1579IntroEstablishing the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing State resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence-sharing; requiring the Council to prepare a certain comprehensive c...
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2020-02-25
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1059IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute certain unclaimed money related to abandoned property in a certain manner; requiring that adherence to the provisions of a certain victim and offender restorative justice agreement by a certain offender be a co...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1619IntroDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB78IntroRequiring certain regulations regarding student discipline adopted by county boards of education to account for the individual who was harmed by behavior that violates the expectations that contribute to the well-being of the school community by requ...
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB170IntroEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for victims in order to help ensure safety and long-term stability after victimization; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control an...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1093IntroEstablishing for certain criminal proceedings in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County a certain exception to the prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal matter; requiring a certain presiding judge to ensure that a certain court web...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1600IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Establishment of Regional Centers for Women Veterans to analyze the resources available to women veterans in the State; requiring the Task Force to make recommendations regarding ways to address identified spe...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB581IntroEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for victims in order to help ensure safety and long-term stability after victimization; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control an...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB846IntroRequiring a certain school administration to file a police report and an administrative incident report if an assault, a crime of violence, or a felony occurs at a public school and is reported to the school administration; requiring a school adminis...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1071IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1294IntroRequiring the State Board of Victim Services to develop a poster to notify a victim of the right to request a certain private room in a law enforcement agency or unit when reporting a certain crime; requiring a certain law enforcement agency to displ...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1343IntroRepealing a certain provision of law that authorizes the expungement of certain convictions; authorizing a person who is the subject of a certain warrant to file a certain petition for expungement; repealing a certain prohibition against the expungem...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1437IntroAuthorizing a court, when sentencing a minor convicted as an adult, to impose a sentence less than the minimum term required by law; prohibiting a court from imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole or release for a minor; author...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1480IntroAuthorizing the release of a certain elder inmate on parole at any time during the term of the inmate's sentence, without regard to certain factors; establishing a means of initiating a request for parole with the Maryland Parole Commission under the...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1558IntroDefining "covered entity" for the purpose of applying certain provisions of law regarding the reporting and prevention of abuse and harassment in certain State facilities to forensic residential centers and residential treatment centers for emotional...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB357IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB696IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
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