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MDHB451PassClarifying that a member of the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board may petition the circuit court to order certain entities to comply with an order from the Board; establishing that the failure to meet an established negotiation deadline is...
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2018-05-26
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 814
MDHB460VetoAltering a certain definition to provide that a Montgomery County fire and explosive investigator is an individual who is assigned full time to the Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, rather than t...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB454VetoRequiring a court to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has been convicted under certain provisions of law of the murder, attempted murder, or manslaughter of a child; requiring the Department of ...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB1079VetoAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB575VetoProviding 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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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDSB91PassEstablishing that a prohibition against the disclosure of court records pertaining to a certain child does not prohibit access to and confidential use of the court record by the Department of Human Services, local departments of social services, the ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 669
MDSB1037PassAltering a certain definition to provide that a Montgomery County fire and explosive investigator is an individual who is assigned full time to the Fire and Explosive Investigations Unit of the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, rather than t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 747
MDSB1068PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing that the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commiss...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 732
MDHB1634PassAltering the definition of "unfair or deceptive trade practice" to be "unfair, abusive, or deceptive trade practice"; providing the purpose of the Act is to support enforcement by and funding of the Office of the Attorney General and the Commissioner...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 731
MDHB187PassRequiring certain revenue, fees, and examination and investigation fees and assessments relating to the licensure of collection agencies, consumer lenders, installment lenders, sales finance companies, mortgage lenders, check cashing services, and cr...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 479
MDSB386PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to initiate an investigation of certain nursing home complaints alleging actual harm within 10 business days after receiving the complaint; requiring the Department to make every effort to investigate withi...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 454
MDSB490PassRequiring a court to provide the Secretary of Health with identifying information regarding an individual who has been convicted under certain provisions of law of the murder, attempted murder, or manslaughter of a child; requiring the Department of ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 497
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
MDSB725PassAuthorizing a school principal to make a report to a law enforcement agency if, after an investigation is completed, the principal has reason to believe that a student has engaged in conduct that constitutes a certain criminal offense; requiring cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 366
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
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
MDHB1292PassProhibiting a law enforcement officer from engaging in a sexual act, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a person in the custody of the law enforcement officer; and providing a person found guilty of a violation of the Act is subject to impri...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 500
MDHB1615PassEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 408
MDHB1349PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDHB1342PassAltering the training course that the State Ethics Commission is required to provide for regulated lobbyists and prospective regulated lobbyists; prohibiting a certain State official from unlawfully harassing or discriminating against certain individ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 525
MDHB1499PassProviding 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 cert...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 533
MDHB848PassAltering a certain prohibition on a consumer bringing a certain action or proceeding against a consumer reporting agency; altering the manner in which a consumer may place, temporarily lift, or remove a security freeze; requiring a consumer reporting...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 480
MDHB370PassAltering the requirement that Washington Suburban Transit Commission members appointed by the Governor serve as the Commission's appointees to be principal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors; encouraging ...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 353
MDSB279PassAltering the requirement that Washington Suburban Transit Commission members appointed by the Governor serve as the Commission's appointees to be principal members of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Board of Directors; encouraging ...
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2018-04-25
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 354
MDHB695PassAuthorizing a public body to meet in a closed session to discuss cybersecurity if the public body determines that public discussion would constitute a risk to security assessments or deployments relating to information resources technology, certain n...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 304
MDHB922PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health, on or before December 1, 2018, to identify a method for establishing a tip line through which a person may report an individual suspected of prescribing medication or overprescribing medication in violatio...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 211
MDHB1483PassAuthorizing a court to include in an order appointing a guardian of the person of a disabled person the duty to foster and preserve certain family relationships under certain circumstances.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 287
MDHB1518PassRequiring the Secretary of Health, by December 1 each year, to submit a report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the findings, recommendations, and actions of the Maternal Mortality Review Program and to include a summary of certain stakeho...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 308
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
MDHB419PassEstablishing an Office of the Inspector General in the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission; providing for the appointment, qualifications, and term of the inspector general; providing for the establishment and function of an appointment committee...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 130
MDHB461EngrossAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim or victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certification; providing that, for the purpose o...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (42-3)
MDSB581IntroAuthorizing, for purposes of filing a petition for U Nonimmigrant Status, a victim of qualifying criminal activity or the victim's family member to request a certifying official to certify victim helpfulness on a Form I-918, Supplement B certificatio...
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2018-04-09
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
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
MDSB655EngrossClarifying that a member of the State Higher Education Labor Relations Board may petition the circuit court to order the State, a president, a system institution, or a person to comply with an order from the Board; and establishing that the failure t...
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2018-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1089EngrossEstablishing certain requirements for the appointment and removal of the inspector general of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority by the Board of Directors of the Authority; specifying certain powers and requirements of the inspector g...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
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
MDSB1012IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to designate an individual to serve as the Student Loan Ombudsman; establishing the duties and responsibilities of the Student Loan Ombudsman; requiring the Ombudsman, in consultation with the Commis...
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2018-04-05
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)
MDHB1642EngrossRequiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to designate an individual as the Student Loan Ombudsman to serve as a liaison between student loan borrowers and student loan servicers; establishing the duties and responsibilities of the Student L...
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2018-04-05
Recommitted to Finance (Senator Rosapepe)
MDSB1198IntroAuthorizing certain home improvement retailers to obtain the full contract price of a home improvement contract before or at the time of execution of the contract under certain circumstances; requiring certain home improvement retailers to post an ir...
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2018-04-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB1492EngrossEstablishing the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Transparency and Accountability to study best practices for promoting ethics, accountability, and transparency in State and local government; requiring the Commission to report its findings and recomm...
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2018-04-04
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1516IntroEstablishing Healthy Maryland as a public corporation and a unit of State government to provide comprehensive universal health coverage for every Maryland resident; requiring Healthy Maryland to provide certain services, a certain system, certain cho...
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2018-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1231EngrossEstablishing the Temporary Disability Assistance Program in the Department of Human Services; requiring the Family Investment Administration to be the central coordinating and directing agency of the Program; requiring the Program to be administered ...
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2018-04-03
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB916EngrossIncreasing from one-third to one-half the maximum portion of a home improvement contract price that a person may receive as a deposit before or at the time of execution of the home improvement contract.
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2018-04-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1571EngrossRequiring a county board of education, a nonpublic school receiving State funds, and a certain contracting agency to require an applicant for a position involving direct contact with minors to provide certain information; requiring the county board, ...
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2018-03-28
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1262IntroRequiring the Secretary of State Police to request certain assistance from certain officials, the courts of the State, and health care facilities in the State in conducting an investigation of an applicant for a certain firearm license; establishing ...
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2018-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1213IntroRequiring the county superintendent of schools or the county superintendent's designated representative, when making a decision to extend a student's suspension, to complete a certain investigation by the 10th day of a student's initial suspension; r...
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2018-03-22
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1641IntroEstablishing the Office of Transportation Oversight as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; requiring the Governor to annually appropriate $20,000,000 for the Office; establishing a rebuttable presumption that a certain pa...
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2018-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1169EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to appoint criminal investigators, subject to the approval of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City; authorizing the State's Attorney for Baltimore City to designate a chief investigator and ...
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2018-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB582IntroRequiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to develop and maintain a uniform, statewide training and certification curriculum to ensure use of best practices in sexual assault investigations; requiring the Commission to determine...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
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