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MDHB31EngrossIncreasing certain surcharges on certain fees, charges, and costs in certain civil cases in the circuit courts and the District Court; requiring that certain surcharges collected be deposited into the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund and dire...
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2021-04-12
Third Reading Passed (29-16)
MDHB18EnrollEstablishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-04-12
Passed Enrolled
MDHB1285EngrossEstablishing a fee on rental housing licenses issued in Howard County to fund educational services for any tenant or landlord in need of assistance and legal services for any tenant with a household income of up to 60% of the median household income ...
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2021-04-12
Favorable Report by Budget and Taxation
MDHB1312EngrossRequiring the Maryland Judiciary to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring the Maryland Judiciary to report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the eviction data by August 31, 2022,...
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2021-04-12
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator King) Rejected (30-16)
MDSB910IntroRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development, in consultation with the Maryland Judiciary and local sheriffs and constables, to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring certa...
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2021-04-12
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDSB154EngrossEstablishing that certain procedural notice requirements must be fulfilled prior to the filing of a complaint by a landlord or a landlord's agent for the repossession of residential rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing that certain i...
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2021-04-10
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB413EnrollIncreasing, from $2,000,000 to $8,000,000, the amount that the State Comptroller is required to distribute of certain abandoned property funds each year to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund.
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2021-04-08
Returned Passed
MDHB514EnrollIncreasing, from $2,000,000 to $8,000,000, the amount that the State Comptroller is required to distribute of certain abandoned property funds each year to the Maryland Legal Services Corporation Fund.
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2021-04-01
Returned Passed
MDHB315EngrossRequiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody to provide notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice; prohibiting the interrogation of a child by a law enforcement...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1277EngrossEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; authorizing the Publi...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB757IntroEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders, and other employees are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; ...
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2021-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDHB271EngrossAuthorizing the establishment of law enforcement diversion programs in partnership with local behavioral health authorities; authorizing the participation of certain individuals; authorizing certain providers to provide case management including peer...
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2021-03-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB585IntroProhibiting a collection agency from passing to a consumer any costs associated with certain filing fees; establishing the Financial Capabilities and Legal Assistance Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund to receive and distribute funds to qualified non...
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1070IntroRepealing and adding certain provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing procedures for repossession by a landlord when a tenan...
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2021-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB1331IntroAltering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB898IntroAltering who may be charged by certain licensed businesses for providing home monitoring services under certain circumstances; repealing certain fees and costs to certain inmates in certain counties; prohibiting the assessment of fees against a defen...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB708IntroSubstituting the term "cannabis" for the term "marijuana" in certain provisions of law; altering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a ...
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2021-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1197IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to employ legal counsel and a Chief Budget Analyst; providing for the terms of employment of the legal counsel and Chief Budget Analyst; requiring the legal counsel to serve as the legal advisor to th...
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2021-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB499IntroEstablishing the Rental Housing Restitution Fund to provide rental assistance and legal assistance to individuals facing a potential rental residential property eviction; requiring the Attorney General to administer the Fund; requiring the State Trea...
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2021-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB32IntroAltering a certain quantity threshold and establishing a certain age limit applicable to a certain civil offense of use or possession of cannabis; establishing a civil offense for use or possession of a certain amount of cannabis for a person of at l...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB194IntroRequiring that certain public defenders receive a test for implicit bias, training to address implicit bias, and undergo an evaluation to measure the results of that training; requiring the Public Defender to ensure that anonymized data on these test...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB136IntroRequiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody to provide notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice; requiring the notice to include the child's location, the rea...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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