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MDHB335VetoExpanding the application of provisions of law governing grievance procedures for certain State employees; requiring a grievant to complete certain forms in sufficient detail that will allow for the expeditious resolution of the grievance; and applyi...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB183PassEstablishing the Prince George's County Environmental Justice Commission; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Commission; requiring the Commission to study and make recommendations regarding certain environmental justice issues ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 779
MDSB621PassAuthorizing certain persons to execute and record a restrictive covenant modification to an unlawfully restrictive covenant in a certain manner; requiring the governing body of a homeowners association to delete any recorded covenant or restriction t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 636
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
MDHB1423PassRequiring each State employee to complete at least a cumulative 2 hours of in-person or virtual, interactive training on sexual harassment prevention within 6 months after the employee's initial appointment and every 2-year period thereafter; requiri...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 791
MDHB1596PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 738
MDSB1010PassProviding that, except as prohibited by federal law, a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment or certain retaliation is null and void as being against t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 739
MDHB1228PassRequiring certain Equal Employment Opportunity Program reports to include certain information about sexual harassment policies, prevention training, and complaints.
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 788
MDSB350PassRequiring the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University to convene a task force to foster reconciliation and inclusionary justice and work toward achieving racial equity by taking certain actions; requiring the task force to include cer...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB528PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against another person or a group because of another person's or group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because another person or group ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 499
MDHB700PassProhibiting a person from committing certain acts against a group because of the group's race, color, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, gender, disability, or national origin, or because the group is homeless.
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 498
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
MDSB338EngrossExpanding the application of certain provisions of law governing grievance procedures for certain State employees; requiring a grievant to complete certain forms in sufficient detail that will allow for the expeditious resolution of the grievance; ap...
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2018-04-09
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1695EngrossDefining the term "deface" for purposes of the hate crimes laws to include affixing, erecting, or placing a noose or swastika on.
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)
MDHB1788EngrossRequiring the Appointments Office in the Office of the Governor to submit a certain report by December 31, 2018, regarding certain activities of the Office to the Joint Committee on Fair Practices and State Personnel Oversight of the General Assembly...
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2018-04-09
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1201IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain laboratory for the receipt of certain services under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain carriers, under cert...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB1048PassRedesignating electronic voter registration agencies as automatic voter registration agencies; requiring automatic voter registration agencies to inform an applicant completing an applicable transaction that the applicant shall be registered to vote ...
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2018-04-05
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 19
MDSB671EngrossProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; applying and altering certain penalties; and authorizing a court to require a certain person to attend certain educational classes and perform certain community service as a conditi...
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2018-04-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB904EngrossRequiring the State Board of Education to develop a certain model policy for public schools regarding the use of social media by educators; requiring the model policy to include certain guidelines and model forms; requiring each local school system t...
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2018-03-29
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB929EngrossRequiring certain principal departments to develop and implement a procedure for determining whether the adoption of a policy, guideline, or regulation by the department would have or has had a disparate impact on racial minorities and for mitigating...
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2018-03-28
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB541IntroProhibiting certain employers from requiring an applicant for employment to disclose certain information regarding the criminal record of the applicant, conducting a certain criminal history records check, or taking other certain action before a cond...
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2018-03-23
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB189EngrossRepealing obsolete provisions of law that required certain insurers to provide the Maryland Insurance Commissioner with certain information and documents regarding slavery era insurance policies and required the Commissioner to issue a certain report...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1188IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB935IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1826IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment to submit a certain notification to certain federal agencies and conduct a certain independent review on receipt of a certain application for a water quality certification for a project involving karst terr...
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2018-03-16
Referred House Rules and Executive Nominations
MDHB1239IntroProviding that a provision in certain employment contracts, policies, or agreements that waive certain rights or remedies to a claim of sexual harassment, discrimination, or retaliation is null and void as being against the public policy of the State...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDSB408IntroEstablishing collective bargaining rights for community college employees; establishing procedures for the selection of an exclusive bargaining representative; establishing that a maximum of six bargaining units may be designated; requiring certain c...
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2018-03-14
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB946IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain laboratory for the receipt of certain services under certain circumstances; prohibiting certain carriers, under cert...
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2018-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1264IntroAmending the Maryland Constitution to establish that, subject to certain exceptions, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may under State law use cannabis, possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to 6 cannabis plants, and s...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1649IntroRequiring, on or before March 1 each year, a certain law enforcement agency to provide the Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention with the total dollar amount for the previous calendar year that was paid to settle claims and pay judgments ...
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2018-03-13
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB823IntroAltering certain civil penalties the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights is authorized to seek if the Commission finds that a respondent has engaged in a discriminatory act under certain provisions of law regarding public accommodations and persons l...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1496IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, a certain employer from taking certain discriminatory actions against or otherwise penalizing a qualifying patient or caregiver based on the individual's status as a qualifying patient or caregiver or,...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1623IntroRequiring certain principal departments to develop and implement a procedure for determining whether the adoption of a policy, guideline, or regulation by the department would have or has had a disparate impact on racial minorities and for mitigating...
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2018-03-07
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB246IntroProhibiting a person from threatening to commit certain hate crimes; applying and altering certain penalties; and authorizing a court to require a certain person to attend certain educational classes and perform certain community service as a conditi...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB525IntroRequiring a public institution of higher education upon gaining knowledge of an act of discriminatory harassment in the institution to take immediate action to eliminate the act of discriminatory harassment and address the effects of discriminatory h...
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2018-03-05
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1062IntroRequiring the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to select a certain individual to serve as a Special Advisor who will develop a remedial plan that will resolve the issues raised under The Coalition for Equity and Excel...
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2018-03-01
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1565IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of certain factors; m...
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2018-03-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB827IntroRequiring the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates to select a certain individual to serve as a Special Advisor who will develop a remedial plan that will resolve the issues raised under The Coalition for Equity and Excel...
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2018-02-28
Hearing 2/28 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB1119IntroProviding that a person who is aggrieved by an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws may bring a civil action against a certain person; authorizing the court to impose an injunction and award certain damages; and providing ...
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2018-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB945IntroProhibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from refusing to underwrite, canceling, refusing to renew, rating a risk, or increasing a renewal premium based, in whole or in part, on the occupation, or on the educ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1066IntroAltering the process by which certain persons in a homeowners association may agree to delete a recorded covenant or restriction that restricts ownership based on race, religious belief, or national origin; requiring the governing body of a homeowner...
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2018-02-27
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB1059IntroRepealing a certain provision of law prohibiting an insurer, with respect to private passenger motor vehicle insurance, from increasing a certain premium for a certain spouse based on a certain change in marital status; and prohibiting an insurer, wi...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1109IntroRequiring an employer to provide certain reasonable accommodations for certain employees; applying certain requirements regarding reasonable accommodations in employment to employees who have certain limitations caused by childbirth; altering the cir...
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2018-02-27
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB544IntroAuthorizing a student in a public school or nonpublic school to choose not to participate in or observe, in whole or in part, classwork or an assessment that includes certain actions conducted on a certain animal; authorizing a student to choose not ...
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2018-02-26
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1767IntroProhibiting a local government from entering into certain types of exclusive agreements under certain circumstances; authorizing a local government to impose certain rates and fees for certain purposes under certain circumstances; authorizing a wirel...
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2018-02-23
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1060IntroProhibiting a nonpublic elementary or secondary school that receives State funds from refusing enrollment of, expelling, withholding privileges from, or otherwise discriminating against any student or prospective student because of certain factors; m...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1748IntroProhibiting an insurer, with respect to homeowner's insurance, from increasing the premium for an insured who becomes a surviving spouse based solely on the insured's change in marital status.
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2018-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1039IntroAmending the Maryland Constitution to establish that, subject to certain exceptions, an individual in the State who is at least 21 years old may under State law use cannabis, possess up to 1 ounce of cannabis, cultivate up to 6 cannabis plants, and s...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB667IntroEstablishing 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; requiring ce...
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2018-02-20
To House Appropriations Committee
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