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MDHB454EngrossRequiring that each fiscal year $250,000 of undisputed taxes collected as a result of the Motor Vehicle Administration's refusal to renew or transfer certain vehicle registrations or renew the driver's license of certain applicants be distributed to ...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB847EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case, to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual incom...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB999EnrollEstablishing a process for an electric cooperative to operate as a member-regulated cooperative in a certain area; specifying that the Public Service Commission does not have jurisdiction over a member-regulated cooperative, subject to certain except...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1420EnrollIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1363EnrollEstablishing the Two Generation Family Economic Security Commission in the Department of Human Services; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study, evaluate, and coordinate services and pr...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1454EnrollExempting moderate income housing units from a certain tax; authorizing the County Council of Howard County to increase the rate of the transfer tax to support certain public purposes; requiring the Director of Finance of Howard County to collect and...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1300EnrollRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB685EngrossProhibiting a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity supplier to a competitive supplier if the customer had received cer...
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2020-03-16
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB946EnrollAuthorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be unjust or inappropriate in a particular case to consider whether an obligor's monthly obligation would leave the obligor with a monthly actual income...
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2020-03-16
Returned Passed
MDSB448EngrossAuthorizing certain vendors who are qualified job training organizations to claim a credit for the expense of collecting and paying the sales and use tax; prohibiting a vendor from claiming certain credits against the sales and use tax if the vendor ...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1011EngrossRepealing the termination date of certain provisions of the Maryland Higher Education Outreach and College Access Pilot Program; altering the title of the Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $100,0...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1166EngrossAuthorizing the establishment of certain law enforcement diversion programs subject to certain restrictions; authorizing certain individuals to participate in certain programs; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including certai...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB449EngrossEstablishing the Direct Care Workforce Innovation Program in the Division of Workforce Development and Adult Learning within the Maryland Department of Labor; requiring the Division to provide certain matching grants to certain entities to create and...
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2020-03-15
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB511EngrossEstablishing the Task Force on Oral Health in Maryland to study access to dental services for all State residents, identify areas lacking in dental services for a significant number of people, identify barriers to receiving services, analyze the impa...
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2020-03-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB686IntroRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing detailed billing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial repo...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB1517IntroEstablishing the Critical Medical Needs Program Expansion Pilot Program in the Department of Human Services to provide assistance to certain critical medically vulnerable individuals and their households with the application process for certain socia...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB260EngrossRequiring certain persons to submit to the Public Service Commission beginning July 1, 2021, monthly reports containing information on the supply of electricity and gas to certain residential customers; requiring certain initial reports to include in...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB287EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Arts Capital Grant Program to provide grants for the expansion of, the renovation of, or major repairs to a facility operated by a certain eligible organization; requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2022 through 2027, to...
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2020-03-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB564EngrossRequiring the Secretary of Aging to pay to certain low-income seniors up to a $1,500 subsidy from State general funds to help low-income seniors reside in assisted living programs; increasing, except under certain circumstances, a certain subsidy in ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB186IntroAltering the eligibility criteria for a teacher to receive a grant under the Nancy Grasmick Teacher Award, to include a public school teacher in a school that had Title 1 status during the 2018-2019 school year, lost Title 1 status after the 2018-201...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB1178IntroProhibiting the prepayment of certain fines imposed for a violation of certain provisions of the Maryland Vehicle Law; requiring the District Court to establish a certain base fine for certain violations; providing for the calculation of a fine impos...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1427IntroExempting a certain child or surviving spouse of a certain veteran of the United States armed forces from paying tuition at a public institution of higher education; providing the eligibility criteria for receiving the exemption; requiring the instit...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB59IntroRequiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to include an Equity category and certain subcategories in the Anne Arundel County Board of Education annual budget; and requiring the Anne Arundel County Board of Education to provide certain info...
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2020-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1020IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under certain circumstances, to establish a certain Health Services Initiative; requiring the Health Services Initiative to apply to certain individuals, require certain schools to provide certain services...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB660IntroEstablishing the Lifeline Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program to offer certain low cost insurance policies to residents of Baltimore City and Prince George's County who are in households with a gross annual household income not exceeding 300% of th...
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2020-03-02
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDSB940IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, under certain circumstances, to establish a certain Health Services Initiative; requiring the Health Services Initiative to apply to certain individuals, require certain schools to provide certain services...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB308IntroRequiring the Prince George's County Board of Education to include certain additional categories in the Prince George's County Board of Education annual budget; and requiring the Prince George's County Board of Education to provide information on whe...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDSB912IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB715IntroEstablishing the Affordable Housing Development Credit Program within the Division of Development Finance of the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide certain owners of certain low-income housing projects certain tax credits for ...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1601IntroProhibiting a gas company or an electric company from imposing a certain deposit requirement on customers who are at least 65 years old and have an annual income at or below 300% of the federal poverty level; prohibiting a gas company or an electric ...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1013IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development to stimulate the construction of safe, decent affordable housing while promoting economic growth ...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1224IntroProhibiting a retail electricity or natural gas supplier from knowingly enrolling a certain residential customer with or submitting an enrollment to change the customer's electricity or natural gas supplier to a competitive supplier if the customer h...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1421IntroRequiring that, beginning in the 2020-2021 school year, a student who exceeds grade level standards on the Maryland School Assessment, is identified as gifted and talented, or has reached college and career ready benchmarks on certain standardized te...
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2020-02-11
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1543IntroEstablishing a Climate Crisis Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution fees; requiring the Secretary to delegate certa...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1149IntroEstablishing the Social Housing Subprogram within the Partnership Rental Housing Program operated by the Department of Housing and Community Development; specifying the purposes of the Subprogram; requiring the Department to take certain actions rela...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1117IntroProhibiting the Secretary of Commerce from designating a new enterprise zone or granting an expansion of an existing enterprise zone under certain circumstances; altering the circumstances under which the Secretary may grant an expansion of an enterp...
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2020-02-10
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1206IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Commission on Environmental Justice and Sustainable Communities to designate certain communities as disadvantaged communities in accordance with certain criteria; requiring the Dep...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1567IntroEstablishing the Affordable Housing Development Credit Program within the Division of Development Finance of the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide certain owners of certain low-income housing projects certain tax credits for ...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1425IntroIncreasing the greenhouse gas emissions reductions that the State must achieve by 2030; requiring the State to achieve net-zero statewide greenhouse gas emissions by 2045; requiring the Department of the Environment to adopt a final plan that reduces...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1559IntroAltering the name of the Child Care Subsidy Program to be the Child Care Scholarship Program; requiring the State Department of Education to determine a child's eligibility to receive certain subsidized child care in accordance with certain provision...
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2020-02-10
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1490IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Building Codes Administration and the Maryland Energy Administration, to adopt regulations on monitoring and reporting greenhouse gas emissions from certain buildings on or before ...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1526IntroEstablishing the Transportation Carbon Reduction Fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; specifying the purpose for which the Fund may be used; establishing the Transportation and Climate Initiative Workgroup; s...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB670IntroRequiring the Secretary of Aging to pay to certain low-income seniors a $1,000 subsidy from State general funds to help low-income seniors reside in assisted living programs; increasing, except under certain circumstances, a certain subsidy in effect...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB740IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB934IntroEstablishing the Lifeline Low-Cost Automobile Insurance Program to offer certain low cost insurance policies to residents of Baltimore City and Prince George's County who are in households with a gross annual household income not exceeding 300% of th...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB875IntroIncreasing the family income threshold to between 200% and 500% of the federal poverty level at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance polic...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB982IntroRequiring the Public Service Commission, for the 2021-2023 program cycle, by regulation or order, to the extent that the Commission determines that low-income programs are available, to require the Department of Housing and Community Development to p...
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB347IntroRequiring a county board of education to designate as an innovation school each school that receives one star under the star rating system for at least the previous two consecutive school years; requiring a county board to establish an Innovation Pl...
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2020-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB790IntroAllowing a credit against the State income tax for certain costs, paid or incurred after a certain date by an owner of certain multifamily housing to meet certain energy and water efficiency standards; requiring the Maryland Energy Administration to ...
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2020-02-05
To House Ways and Means Committee
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