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MDSB66PassEstablishing the Office of Statewide Broadband in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality, affordable broadband Internet service and has the tools necessary to take a...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 74
MDSB365PassExpanding the purposes of the Neighborhood Business Development Program to include retaining certain businesses and enterprises in food deserts and certain areas that serve food deserts; increasing to $100,000 the maximum amount of a certain small lo...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 91
MDSB857PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Center to monitor and analyze its models, plans, policies, strategies, prog...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB1280PassEstablishing the Maryland Behavioral Health and Public Safety Center of Excellence within the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to act as the statewide information repository for behavioral health treatment and diversi...
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2021-04-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 69
MDHB97EnrollEstablishing the Office of Statewide Broadband in the Department of Housing and Community Development to ensure that every resident of the State is supported by high-quality broadband Internet service at an affordable price and has the tools necessar...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB414EngrossRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-04-12
House Conference Committee Appointed (Delegates Barve, Stein and Brooks)
MDSB711EnrollEstablishing the Growing Family Child Care Opportunities Pilot Program in the State Department of Education; authorizing the Department to provide grants to local jurisdictions or child care licensing regions to increase the supply and ensure the sus...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDSB674EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the membership of the Commission to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; specifying the term of certain members; requir...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDSB299EnrollEstablishing the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care to coordinate a statewide initiative to prioritize the trauma-responsive and trauma-informed delivery of State services that impact children, youth, families, and older adults; requiring the Commiss...
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2021-04-12
Returned Passed
MDHB964EngrossRequiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on interstate highways located in rural areas to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes; requiring the Motor Vehicle Administration to include certain information...
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2021-04-10
Motion Special Order until 4/12 (Senator Beidle) Adopted
MDHB944EnrollEstablishing the Growing Family Child Care Opportunities Pilot Program in the Department of Education; authorizing the Department to provide grants to local jurisdictions or child care licensing regions to increase the supply and ensure the sustainab...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1047EngrossRequiring the State Board of Elections to complete a comprehensive report analyzing the election after each statewide election; requiring the report to be posted on the State Board's website and submitted to the General Assembly; requiring that certa...
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2021-04-10
Senate Refuses Recede
MDHB1207EnrollAltering the membership of the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities; requiring the Commission's membership to reflect the diversity of the State to the extent practicable; requiring the Commission to meet at least six times...
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2021-04-10
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1328EnrollAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units of loca...
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2021-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB692EnrollEstablishing a State goal of preserving a total of 1,030,000 acres of productive agricultural land by 2030 through the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, the Maryland GreenPrint Program, the Rural Legacy Program, the Maryland Environ...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDSB609EnrollRequiring the Maryland Industrial Development Financing Authority to work to increase the utilization of certain programs and funds to assist minority and women-owned businesses and consider incentives to encourage the use of certain credit insurance...
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB824EnrollAuthorizing a county or municipal corporation to adopt certain policies to advance progress of infrastructure, equipment, and systems needed to extend certain broadband access to underserved areas; requiring the Department of Transportation and units...
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2021-04-08
Passed Enrolled
MDHB860EnrollEstablishing a State goal of preserving a total of 1,030,000 acres of productive agricultural land by 2030 through the Maryland Agricultural Land Preservation Foundation, the Maryland GreenPrint Program, the Rural Legacy Program, the Maryland Environ...
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2021-04-06
Returned Passed
MDHB654EnrollAltering the definitions of "small business innovation research grant" and "small business technology transfer grant" for purposes of the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program; requiring the Program to ...
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2021-04-02
Passed Enrolled
MDHB43IntroAltering the uses of the Rural Broadband Assistance Fund; establishing the Office of Broadband in the Department of Information Technology to assist local jurisdictions in improving access to high-speed internet; requiring the Office to coordinate w...
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2021-03-31
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB368EnrollEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents with a focus on socioeconomic status, race, ethnicity, age and disabilities, identify areas lacking in services, identify barriers to r...
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2021-03-30
Returned Passed
MDSB631EngrossEstablishing the Workgroup to Study and Implement a Statewide 3-1-1 Nonemergency Telephone System; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and develop a plan regarding implementing a state...
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2021-03-26
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB698EngrossEstablishing the Real Property Transfer-on-Death Deed Task Force to study other jurisdictions that have implemented the use of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring...
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2021-03-20
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB487EngrossRequiring certain county boards of education seeking State funds for the construction of a new school, or the renovation of or an addition to an existing school that would increase the capacity by more than 100 students, to submit a pedestrian safety...
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2021-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1064IntroProhibiting fixed Internet service providers and mobile broadband Internet access service providers, in the course of providing certain services and subject to a certain limitation, from blocking certain content, applications, services, or devices, o...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1258IntroDeclaring certain findings related to Health Enterprise Zones; requiring the Governor to include $68,000,000 in the annual budget bill for fiscal year 2023 for waiting list services for individuals with developmental disabilities; requiring the Secre...
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2021-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB396IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2021-02-16
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB869IntroRequiring the Department of Transportation to conduct a study and make recommendations on extending Maryland Area Regional Commuter (MARC) rail service to western Maryland; requiring the Maryland Transit Administration to incorporate the recommendati...
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2021-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB938IntroEstablishing the Real Property Transfer-on-Death Deed Task Force to study other jurisdictions that have implemented the use of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring...
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2021-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB903IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Public Guardianship Program; providing for the composition, co-chairs, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to assess and analyze the Maryland Public Guardianship Program and make ...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB583IntroRequiring the State to reduce statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 60% from 2006 levels by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Maryland Department of Labor to adopt regulations esta...
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2021-01-28
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB86IntroAltering the definition of "high performance building" to include certain schools and public safety buildings; altering the application of certain high performance building requirements to apply to capital projects for which more than 25% of the fund...
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2021-01-11
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB161IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB244IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study Access to Mental Health Care in Higher Education; requiring the Task Force to study and make recommendations regarding barriers to providing mental health services on campus, the use of telemedicine, video confere...
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2021-01-04
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB228IntroAltering the definition of "high performance building" to include certain schools and public safety buildings; altering the application of certain high performance building requirements to apply to capital projects for which more than 25% of the fund...
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2020-12-29
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB279IntroAuthorizing the establishment of an Overdose and Infectious Disease Prevention Services Program by a community-based organization to provide a place for the consumption of preobtained drugs, provide sterile needles, administer first aid, and provide ...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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