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MDHB215VetoAuthorizing a custodian of records to grant inspection of part of a 9-1-1 communications record under certain circumstances after providing certain notice and considering certain information; requiring a custodian to grant or deny a certain applicati...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB697PassProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 437
MDHB519PassProviding that a child conceived by means of assisted reproduction during the marriage of the child's mother with the consent of the mother's spouse is the legitimate child of both spouses for all purposes; providing that a child conceived by means o...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 438
MDHB742PassAltering the definition of "extraordinary medical expenses" to mean costs for medical treatment in excess of $250 in any calendar year under the child support guidelines; and applying the Act only to extraordinary medical expenses incurred on or afte...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 436
MDHB827PassRequiring a law enforcement officer who suspects that a child that has been detained is a victim of sex trafficking to notify a regional navigator; requiring a local department of social services that receives a report of suspected child abuse or neg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 559
MDHB911PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors; requiring the Senate Chair and House Chair of the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness to serve as cochairs of the Workgroup; requiring the Workg...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 553
MDSB1043PassRequiring the juvenile court to conduct a hearing to review the status of a child placed in a qualified residential treatment program and make a certain determination within a certain period of time after the child enters the placement; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 497
MDSB5PassAuthorizing a custodian of records to grant inspection of part of a 9-1-1 communications record under certain circumstances after providing certain notice and considering certain information; requiring a custodian to grant or deny a certain applicati...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 297
MDSB147PassAdding an adult grandchild of a certain decedent to the list of persons who have the right to arrange for the final disposition of the body of the decedent; requiring a person to forfeit the right of final disposition of the body of a decedent and th...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 231
MDHB218PassAdding an adult grandchild of a certain decedent to the list of persons who have the right to arrange for the final disposition of the body of the decedent; requiring a person to forfeit the right of final disposition of a decedent and that right pas...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 232
MDSB403PassRequiring the Behavioral Health Administration to allow an eligible individual to request enrollment into a certain outpatient civil commitment pilot program; requiring the Administration to allow an immediate family member of an eligible individual ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 359
MDHB427PassRequiring the Behavioral Health Administration to allow an eligible individual to request enrollment into a certain outpatient civil commitment pilot program; requiring the Administration to allow an immediate family member of an eligible individual ...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 360
MDSB732PassRequiring a court to issue a certain order on request of a local department of social services that has been granted certain guardianship over a child in need of assistance to have control over the property of the child for the purpose of establishin...
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 304
MDHB1198PassRequiring a clerk of the court to prominently post the National Human Trafficking Resource Center Hotline information sign in public information areas of each courthouse.
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2019-04-30
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 373
MDSB1PassSubstituting the term "attorney for the Administration" for the term "State's Attorney" in certain provisions of law relating to paternity proceedings; defining the term "attorney for the Administration" as an attorney who represents the Child Suppor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 76
MDSB24PassAuthorizing a local department of social services to place a child for a certain initial placement with a kinship caregiver as an alternative to foster care under certain circumstances; authorizing a local department to place a child with a kinship c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 78
MDSB141PassRequiring the clerk of the circuit court for Washington County to pay $10 of the nonrefundable fee for performing a marriage ceremony to the Washington County Historical Society, Incorporated; requiring the Washington County Historical Society, Incor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 122
MDHB424PassRequiring the clerk of the circuit court for Washington County to pay $10 of the nonrefundable fee for performing a marriage ceremony to the Washington County Historical Society, Incorporated; requiring the Washington County Historical Society, Incor...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 121
MDSB568PassEstablishing that certain persons who are required to provide notice of suspected abuse or neglect of a child or make a written report of suspected abuse or neglect of a child may not knowingly fail to provide the required notice or make the required...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 53
MDSB567PassEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Child Custody Court Proceedings Involving Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Allegations; and requiring the Workgroup to study State child custody court proceedings involving child abuse or domestic violence allegati...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 52
MDSB739PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring and authorizing child advocacy centers to assist in the response to or investigation of allegatio...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 51
MDHB787PassEstablishing that persons who are required to provide notice of suspected child abuse or neglect of a child or make a written report of suspected child abuse or neglect may not knowingly fail to provide the required notice or make the written report ...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 54
MDHB1007PassRequiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to ensure that every child in the State has access to a child advocacy center; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to contract with an organization that meets...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 50
MDHB1212PassAuthorizing a local department of social services to place a child for a certain initial placement with a kinship caregiver as an alternative to foster care under certain circumstances; authorizing a local department to place a child with a kinship c...
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 77
MDHB843PassAuthorizing the Department of Human Services to disclose a report or record concerning child abuse or neglect with local or State officials responsible for the administration of juvenile services under certain circumstances.
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2019-04-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 79
MDHB122EngrossRemoving 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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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed (117-18)
MDHB1147EngrossExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old may marry; prohibiting an individual under the age of 17 years from marrying; ...
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2019-04-08
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDSB209EngrossAuthorizing a commissioner, if a petition is filed and there are reasonable grounds to believe that the respondent has committed rape or a sexual offense or attempted rape or sexual offense in any degree against the petitioner, to issue an interim pe...
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2019-04-06
Delegates J. Lewis, Shetty, and Lopez
MDHB687EngrossAltering the definition of "sexual abuse"; altering the statute of limitations in certain civil actions relating to child sexual abuse by providing a certain action may be filed at any time; and providing for the retroactive application of the Act to...
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2019-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB253EngrossAuthorizing a court, in a final protective order, to order a wireless telephone service provider to transfer to a person eligible for relief the billing responsibility for and the right to continue the use of any telephone number used by the person e...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB640EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2019-04-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB638EngrossEstablishing a certain formula for the calculation of a certain child support obligation under the child support guidelines when a parent with shared physical custody keeps the child or children overnight a certain number of times in a year.
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2019-04-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB686IntroProhibiting a certain provision of the Maryland Healthy Working Families Act from being construed to prohibit an employer from applying a certain absence control policy if the employer provides at least 40 hours of paid leave a year, excluding earned...
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2019-04-01
Referred to interim study by Economic Matters
MDSB930EngrossEstablishing a Workgroup to Study Shelter and Supportive Services for Unaccompanied Homeless Minors; requiring the Joint Committee on Ending Homelessness to provide staff for the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to compile existing information on t...
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2019-03-29
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB231IntroRepealing certain provisions allowing certain individuals under the age of majority to marry under certain circumstances; and establishing that individuals under the age of 18 may not marry.
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB937IntroProviding that a certain child who has attained the age of 18 years and who is continuously enrolled in a certain school or training program has the right to receive support and maintenance until a certain occurrence or until the child attains the ag...
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2019-03-27
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB726EngrossAuthorizing the court to decline to establish a child support order under certain circumstances; specifying that the fact that a parent meets or ceases to meet certain criteria shall constitute a material change of circumstance for the purpose of mod...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB741EngrossEstablishing that, under the child support guidelines, if the alimony or maintenance actually paid by a payor is not deductible by the payor for federal income tax purposes, the amount of alimony or maintenance subtracted from the income of the payor...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1252EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards with a list of certain generally recommended courses relating to the obligation to report child abuse and neglect and the identification of abused and neglected children; and requi...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB665EngrossEstablishing the Family Law Services for Sustained Safety Fund to increase legal services in family law cases for certain victims; requiring the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention to administer the Fund; requiring each grantee from the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB732EngrossRevising the schedule of basic child support obligations used to calculate the amount of a child support award under the child support guidelines; authorizing a court, in determining whether the application of the child support guidelines would be un...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB731EngrossEstablishing a certain formula for the calculation of a certain child support obligation under the child support guidelines when a parent with shared physical custody keeps the child or children overnight for more than 25%, at least 92 overnights, bu...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB142IntroRequiring a local department of social services, if appropriate, to monitor an opioid-exposed newborn through a certain mobile application under certain circumstances; requiring a local department to assess the risk of harm to and safety of an opioid...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB402EngrossAuthorizing a court to grant an absolute divorce on the ground of separation of affection if the parties are not engaging in sexual relations under certain circumstances.
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2019-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1030IntroEstablishing that a court may not terminate, limit, or regulate a right of a party that is enumerated in the United States Constitution or the Maryland Constitution and recognized by certain court precedent without providing the affected party the op...
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2019-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB1069IntroEstablishing that certain persons who are required to provide certain notice or make certain reports of suspected child abuse or neglect may not intentionally fail to provide the notice or make the report; providing certain penalties for a violation ...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB864IntroEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to enforce the right of every adult in the State to visit with and receive certain communication from whomever the adult chooses, with a certain exception; establishing a rebuttable presumption in an ac...
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2019-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB264IntroProviding that a certain individual who is continuously enrolled in school, including a secondary school, postsecondary school, or vocational training program, has the right to receive parental support and maintenance until a certain occurrence or un...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB675IntroEstablishing the intent of the General Assembly to enforce the right of every adult in the State to visit with and receive certain communication from whomever the adult chooses, with a certain exception; establishing a rebuttable presumption in an ac...
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2019-03-04
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
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