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MDSB423PassClarifying the group of persons who may file a certain petition for postconviction DNA testing or a database or log search; authorizing a court to order a certain remedy under certain circumstances for certain classes of persons filing for postconvic...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 602
MDSB270PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 363
MDHB301PassProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior before or after the offense for which the defendant is on trial may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 362
MDSB234PassEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing and provide a streamlined method to allow physicians to becom...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDSB769PassProhibiting a person from causing another to engage in certain sexual activity or in the production of a certain visual representation or performance by making certain threats; prohibiting a person from knowingly distributing a certain visual represe...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 365
MDSB607PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 394
MDHB913PassRequiring the governing body of each institution of higher education, on or before August 1, 2019, to adopt and submit to the Maryland Higher Education Commission a revised written policy on sexual assault that includes certain disciplinary proceedin...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 395
MDHB1124PassRequiring the Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee to develop recommendations regarding the creation and operation of a statewide sexual assault evidence collection kit tracking system that is accessible to victims of sex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 429
MDSB912PassEstablishing the Maryland Prenatal and Infant Care Coordination Services Grant Program Fund to make grants to counties and municipalities to provide care coordination services to low-income pregnant and postpartum women and to children from birth to ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
MDHB798PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in the year that a student enters a school system, enters the first grade, and enters the eighth or ninth grade unless evidence is presented that a student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmo...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB1302PassAuthorizing certain individuals to file a petition for an extreme risk protective order with a certain court or a District Commissioner under certain circumstances; requiring a petition for an extreme risk protective order to contain certain informat...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB1452PassRequiring a certain authorized provider to attest on the registration form to the Maryland Department of Health that the authorized provider completed 2 hours of continuing education before the authorized provider may be registered by the Department ...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213
MDHB1646PassRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a written notice on a certain defendant, defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a guilty plea or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, verbally or in writing, a defendant co...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 251
MDSB1223PassRequiring an authorized provider to attest on the registration form to the Maryland Department of Health that the authorized provider completed 2 hours of continuing education before the authorized provider may be registered by the Department or rene...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 214
MDSB1137PassRequiring the Division of Correction to conduct an educational, vocational, and job history interview for an inmate as soon as feasible after the individual is sentenced to the jurisdiction of the Division; requiring the Division to include the resul...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDSB570PassRequiring certain vision screenings to be given in certain years to certain students unless evidence is presented that the student has been tested by an optometrist or ophthalmologist within the past year; requiring the results of certain screening b...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 312
MDHB395EngrossClarifying the group of persons who may file a certain petition for postconviction DNA testing or a database or log search; requiring a court to order a new trial or vacate a conviction under certain circumstances for certain classes of persons filin...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDHB314EngrossAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; requiring a law enforcement agency authorized to use a cell site simulator to take certain act...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (41-3)
MDSB431IntroAuthorizing a court to issue an order authorizing or directing a law enforcement officer to use a cell site simulator after making a certain determination; requiring a law enforcement agency authorized to use a cell site simulator to take certain act...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB595EngrossProviding for the admissibility, under certain circumstances, of a certain report of an approved service provider in a court proceeding to prove a violation of a requirement imposed by a court that the defendant use an ignition interlock system as a ...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDHB596EngrossEntering into the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; providing the purpose of the Compact is to strengthen access to health care by developing a process to complement existing licensing authority and provide a streamlined method for physicians to ...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB603IntroEstablishing the right to an attorney or a nonattorney advocate for a student or student organization at public senior higher education institutions at certain disciplinary proceedings designed to address a violation of the institution's rules; requi...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations
MDSB1036EngrossRequiring a State's Attorney to serve a certain written notice on a defendant, the defendant's counsel, and the court prior to trial or the acceptance of a plea of guilty or the equivalent; requiring a court to inform, both verbally and in a written ...
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2018-04-09
Senators Zirkin, Ready, and Muse
MDHB1125EngrossEstablishing that a certain report signed by the DNA analyst is prima facie evidence of certain matters for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the necessity for the DNA analy...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB575EnrollProviding that certain provisions of law governing the reporting and investigation of workers' compensation insurance fraud claims apply to certain employers who participate in a governmental self-insurance group for workers compensation and to certa...
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2018-04-09
Returned Passed
MDSB122EngrossProviding that the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony or other crime of violence constitutes a crime of violence; expanding the list of controlled dangerous substances applicable to a certain prohibition against volume dealing; increasing...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1142EngrossProviding that the failure of law enforcement to notify a certain individual that the individual is being recorded shall not affect the admissibility of a certain recording.
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-2)
MDSB875EnrollAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is disseminated and certain qualifying paid digital communications; altering the definition of "public communication" to include certain qualifying paid digital communica...
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2018-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1193IntroRequiring a disciplinary panel to dismiss certain complaints against licensed physicians if either of two peer review reports makes a certain finding that a certain violation did not occur; authorizing a disciplinary panel of the State Board of Physi...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB128EngrossEstablishing a presumption that a quantity of marijuana that is equal to or less than the quantity for which a person must be charged by citation under certain provisions of law is not a sufficient quantity to reasonably indicate under all circumstan...
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2018-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB1033IntroEstablishing the right to an attorney or a nonattorney advocate for a student or student organization at public senior higher education institutions at certain disciplinary proceedings designed to address a violation of the institution's rules; requi...
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2018-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1121EngrossRequiring the Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee to develop a process to allow the victim of a sexual assault to elect to pay for the testing of a sexual assault evidence kit.
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2018-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB749EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration, in consultation with Baltimore City, to examine and analyze dedicated bus lane enforcement mechanisms in use by certain other transit agencies; requiring the analysis to include an examination of best pr...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB353IntroProviding that, in a prosecution for certain sexual offenses, evidence that the defendant committed sexually assaultive behavior at a certain time may be admissible for certain reasons; requiring that the State file a certain motion to introduce evid...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB887IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of murder in the first degree may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer, a correctional officer, a certain first responder, or a certain witn...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1411IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; establishing certain procedures relating to notice, trial, and sentencing in relation to the imposition of the death penalty; etc.
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1133IntroProhibiting a police officer from basing the authority to search a certain motor vehicle solely on the officer obtaining the consent of the owner or occupant of the motor vehicle; and establishing that a search conducted in violation of the Act is un...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1032IntroRepealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of legal decision making o...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1123IntroRequiring the Maryland Sexual Assault Evidence Kit Policy and Funding Committee to develop and disseminate best practices for testing and retention of sexual assault evidence collection kits in accordance with federal recommendations published by the...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1700IntroRequiring a certain law enforcement agency to submit a sexual assault evidence collection kit to a forensic laboratory for analysis within 30 days of receipt, to notify the victim when the kit was sent and of the results of the analysis, to utilize c...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB781IntroExpanding a certain evidentiary rule to render admissible a certain statement made by a certain child victim to a certain adult describing a certain offense.
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2018-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB1424IntroProhibiting, 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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2018-03-09
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1798IntroRequiring the parent or guardian of a certain student to submit certain information to the county board of education before the student begins a home instruction program; requiring the parent or guardian of a student in a home instruction program to ...
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2018-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing the State, in a criminal case involving the unlawful possession of a handgun or regulated firearm, to appeal from a decision of a trial court that excludes evidence offered by the State or requires the return of property alleged to have b...
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2018-03-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB675IntroRepealing a requirement that a certain sexual assault victim submit a written request for a certain law enforcement agency to notify the victim a certain amount of time before the intended destruction or disposal of certain evidence.
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDSB684IntroRepealing references to the terms "child custody" and "visitation" and substituting the terms "legal decision making" and "parenting time" in certain instances; requiring the court, in determining the appropriate allocation of legal decision making o...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1489IntroRequiring certain public agencies to bear the burden of proof in due process hearings that are held to resolve a dispute relating to the provision of a free appropriate public education; providing a certain exception for a parent or guardian seeking ...
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2018-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB551IntroProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a certain local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; prohibiting the use of a bus lane monitoring camera in a local jurisdiction unless authorized ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB510IntroAltering a definition of "location information" to include historical information concerning the geographic location of an electronic device that is or was generated by or derived from the operation of that device; and providing that certain evidence...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB816IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer or a first responder under certain circumstances constitutes aggravating cir...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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