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MDHB130PassEstablishing the Commission on LGBTQ Affairs in the Governor's Office of Community Initiatives; providing for the appointment, qualifications, terms, removal, and resignation of Commission members; requiring the Commission to elect annually a chair a...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 648
MDHB308Engross

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Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2021-03-30
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB448Engross

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Designating June 19 for Juneteenth National Freedom Day as a State legal and employee holiday; and repealing the requirement that the Governor proclaim June 19 as Juneteenth National Freedom Day.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB753Engross

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Prohibiting a public school from prohibiting a student from engaging in a student-organized peaceful demonstration or imposing certain limits on a student's right to free speech, subject to certain limitations; prohibiting a public school from discip...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB587Engross

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Establishing the Task Force on Facial Recognition Privacy Protection; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding the use of facial recognition technology ...
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2021-03-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB690Engross

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Requiring a custodian of records to deny inspection of the part of a recording from a certain body-worn digital recording device worn by a law enforcement officer regarding certain individuals; requiring certain notification of certain individuals; r...
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2021-03-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB997Intro

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Repealing provisions of law providing for the prosecution for murder or manslaughter of a viable fetus under certain circumstances; declaring the intent of the General Assembly regarding the provision of equal protection for all unborn human beings w...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1167Intro

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Requiring a health care provider or health care institution to ensure the provision or continuation of certain care under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain health care provider or health care institution to transfer a patient to a certain ...
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2021-03-18
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB50Engross

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Requiring 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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2021-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB967Intro

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Requiring 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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2021-03-11
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1314Intro

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Prohibiting a social media website from taking certain actions to censor the religious speech or political speech of a certain user; authorizing the Attorney General to bring a certain civil cause of action under certain circumstances; authorizing a ...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1118Intro

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Prohibiting certain facilities or certain staff from discriminating against certain individuals or residents based on the actual or perceived sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) status of the ...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1037Intro

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Requiring certain websites that practice political censorship to file a certain report with the State Board of Elections within 7 days after first practicing political censorship on or after October 1, 2021; requiring certain websites that practice p...
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2021-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB930Intro

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Requiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain clear and conspicuous notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSJ7Intro

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Applying to the U.S. Congress for an amendments convention called under Article V of the U.S. Constitution, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, to propose an amendment or amendments to the U.S. Constitution tha...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB353Intro

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Establishing the civil liability of a law enforcement officer who deprives or allows another to deprive an individual of certain rights under the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the Maryland Constitution; requiring a court to award attorney's fees...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB750Intro

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Establishing that certain individuals have a right to legal representation in certain immigration proceedings; establishing the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Coordinator in the Office of the Attorney General to manage services and resou...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB533Intro

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Requiring the State Treasurer to ensure that any shares held by the State are voted in favor of shareholder resolutions that ask companies to adopt policies of refusing to do business with governments engaging in genocide or crimes against humanity; ...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB498Intro

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Prohibiting the driver of a vehicle from using the vehicle to interfere or attempt to interfere with another person's ability to engage in First Amendment activities or to damage or destroy or attempt to damage or destroy certain property because a p...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB151Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB162Intro

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Altering the conditions under which a lawsuit is considered a strategic lawsuit against public participation (SLAPP suit); specifying the conditions under which a lawsuit is not considered a SLAPP suit; altering the conditions under which a defendant...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB317Intro

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Establishing that certain individuals have a right to legal representation in certain immigration proceedings; establishing the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Coordinator in the Office of the Attorney General to manage services and resou...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB11Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education, by December 1, 2021, to develop content standards for African American history to be included in certain State standards for social studies; requiring the content standards to include certain topics; requiring ...
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2020-12-22
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB82Intro

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Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to establish that every person has an inalienable right to a healthful environment; declaring that the State's natural resources are the common property of every person and the State is the trustee ...
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2020-12-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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