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MDHB40EnrollAltering the standard of proof by which the court must make a certain finding relating to the admission in evidence, during certain criminal trials, of a statement offered against a party who caused the unavailability of the declarant of the statemen...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB213EnrollAltering the circumstances under which a certain person may withhold the address or telephone number of a certain victim, victim's representative, or witness before a certain trial or adjudicatory hearing to apply to felonies or domestically related ...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB402EnrollProviding that certain whistleblower protections for certain employees of the State apply to the employees of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority contingent on certain action by the Commonwealth of Virginia and the District of Columbia...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB637EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requirin...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB985EnrollEstablishing the Office for the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Department of Agriculture; establishing the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Office to encourage certain units to try to achieve an overall percentage goal o...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDSB1010EnrollEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1488EnrollEstablishing the Office for the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Department of Agriculture; establishing the Certified Local Farm Enterprise Program in the Office to encourage certain units to try to achieve an overall percentage goal o...
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2020-03-18
Returned Passed
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDHB315EnrollIncreasing certain penalties for bribery relating to a public employee; prohibiting, subject to a certain exception, a former secretary of a principal department of the Executive Branch from assisting or representing another party for compensation, f...
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2020-03-18
Passed Enrolled
MDSB101EnrollEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB64EnrollAltering the standard of proof by which the court must make a certain finding relating to the admission in evidence, during certain criminal trials, of a statement offered against a party who caused the unavailability of the declarant of the statemen...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDHB311EnrollEstablishing the Court Dog and Child Witness Program to provide a facility dog or therapy dog to a child witness in any circuit court proceeding or other related court process, meeting, or interview; providing participation in the Program by a circui...
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2020-03-17
Passed Enrolled
MDSB534EnrollRequiring a State's Attorney to record certain information if a State's Attorney obtains certain testimony from an in-custody witness and to report certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention; requiring the Office to ...
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB923EnrollAuthorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Harford County to grant up to five Class MT (movie theater) licenses to the same person; and increasing the fee for a Class MT license from $500 to $1,000.
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2020-03-17
Returned Passed
MDHB64EngrossProviding that the spouse of a person on trial for a crime may be compelled to testify as an adverse witness if the spouse and the person on trial married after the date on which the alleged crime for which the person is on trial occurred.
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB764EngrossProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in certain sexual acts, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a victim, witness, or suspect in an investigation during the course of an investigation that the officer is conducting, supervisin...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB972IntroRepealing provisions of law establishing and relating to the Civilian Review Board of Baltimore City; establishing the Community Oversight and Accountability Commission of Baltimore City; specifying the purpose of the Commission; providing for the co...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; 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
MDHB132IntroAltering a certain definition of "crime of violence" to include felony witness intimidation.
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1371IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a certain stop work order requiring the cessation of all business operations to certain employers for certain violations of certain wage and hour laws or workplace fraud laws; providing that a...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB535EngrossDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
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2020-02-28
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1075IntroRenaming the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to be the Alcohol, Cannabis, and Tobacco Commission; providing that a member of the Commission may not have a certain interest, ownership, or management in the cannabis industry; establishing the Advisory C...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB688IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to issue a stop work order requiring the cessation of all business operations to certain employers for certain violations of certain wage and hour laws or workplace fraud laws; providing that a certain...
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2020-02-27
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1622IntroExpanding the jurisdiction of certain police officers in certain law enforcement units in Baltimore City under certain circumstances; etc.
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2020-02-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1623IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum number of six bargaining units may be designated at each commu...
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2020-02-20
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1619IntroDefining "contrary to the public interest" for the purposes of a certain provision of law authorizing a custodian to deny inspection of a part of a public record because the custodian believes the inspection would reveal the identity of a victim or a...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1093IntroEstablishing for certain criminal proceedings in the Circuit Court for Baltimore County a certain exception to the prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal matter; requiring a certain presiding judge to ensure that a certain court web...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDHB1051IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1112IntroEntering into the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Interstate Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; requiring certain audiologists and speech-language patholo...
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2020-02-12
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB501IntroEstablishing certain exceptions to provisions of law relating to the display and exhibition of a certain item to a minor, child pornography, and possession of a visual representation of a child under the age of 16 years; prohibiting a minor from enga...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1102IntroEstablishing the Music Therapist Advisory Committee within the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists; requiring the Board to adopt regulations and a code of ethics for the practice of music therapy; requiring the Board to set certain ...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1096IntroEstablishing that a certain report signed by a DNA analyst is prima facie evidence the material delivered was properly tested for a certain purpose under certain circumstances; providing that a certain DNA profile may be established without the neces...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1071IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1097IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1492IntroProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing a local jurisdiction to use, under certain standards and procedures, a certain bus lane mo...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1372IntroEstablishing that a landlord is deemed to warrant a residential dwelling unit in a certain manner and holds a certain obligation by offering the unit for rent; authorizing a tenant to bring a certain action for money damages under certain circumstanc...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB789IntroEstablishing the Maryland Suicide Fatality Review Committee to identify and address the factors contributing to suicide deaths and facilitate system changes in the State to prevent suicide deaths; requiring the Committee to meet at least quarterly ea...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1271IntroExpanding, to any criminal case, the applicability of a certain exception to the hearsay rule relating to victim or witness intimidation; providing that a certain statement is not excluded from evidence by the hearsay rule if the statement is offered...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1376IntroCreating an exception to the general prohibition against recording or broadcasting a criminal sentencing hearing; establishing requirements that a media organization file a certain written request to provide media coverage of a criminal sentencing he...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB701IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written requ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB910IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1001IntroRequiring riders of amusement attractions to obey the posted rules, warnings, and oral instructions and refrain from acting in a certain manner that may cause or contribute to an injury to the rider or others; requiring a rider of an amusement attra...
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2020-02-06
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB783IntroAuthorizing a court to award attorney's fees and related costs to the parent of a child with a disability who is the prevailing party in a certain special education proceeding; prohibiting a court from awarding attorney's fees and related costs to ce...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB766IntroEstablishing the Music Therapist Advisory Committee within the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists; requiring the Board to adopt regulations and a code of ethics for the practice of music therapy; requiring the Board to set reasonab...
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2020-02-05
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB539IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB641IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB684IntroAuthorizing an expert witness in a certain health care malpractice claim, suit, or action to testify in the form of an opinion or otherwise only if the expert's scientific, technical, or other specialized knowledge will help the trier of fact underst...
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2020-02-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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