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MDHB37PassRequiring the State Board of Elections and each local board of elections to refer to absentee ballots as "mail-in" ballots and absentee voting as "mail-in voting" in all communications; requiring the State Board and each local board to include in pub...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 36
MDSB145PassRequiring the State Board of Elections and each local board of elections to refer to absentee ballots as "mail-in ballots" and absentee voting as "mail-in voting" in all communications; requiring the State Board and each local board to include in pub...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 37
MDSB239PassEstablishing a small yacht club alcoholic beverages license in Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license for use by a small yacht club that meets certain criteria; specifying that the license authorizes ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 251
MDHB554PassEstablishing a small yacht club alcoholic beverages license in Anne Arundel County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners to issue the license for use by a small yacht club that meets certain criteria; specifying that the license authorizes ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 250
MDSB390PassProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 552
MDHB668PassProviding an October 1, 2020, effective date of certain articles of incorporation filed with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation for record; authorizing the articles to contain a delayed effective date, not later than 30 days after the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 292
MDSB469PassProviding an October 1, 2020, effective date of certain articles of incorporation filed with the State Department of Assessments and Taxation for record; authorizing the articles to contain a delayed effective date, not later than 30 days after the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 293
MDSB537PassProviding that publication expenses related to unofficial legislative newsletters may be paid by an authorized candidate campaign committee, rather than a campaign account of a campaign finance entity, of an incumbent under certain circumstances; pro...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 563
MDHB860PassAuthorizing, in the Town of Kensington in Montgomery County, the Board of License Commissioners for Montgomery County to provide for a beer and wine tasting (BWT) license; repealing a limitation on the number of beer and wine tasting licenses in Kens...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 349
MDSB744PassIncreasing the amount of annual compensation of the president of the Frederick County Board of Education, from $11,000 to $15,000, and of the other voting members, from $10,000 to $14,000, beginning with the commencement on December 6, 2022, of the t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 364
MDHB999PassEstablishing a process for an electric cooperative to operate as a member-regulated cooperative in a certain area; requiring a cooperative's board of directors to hold a certain meeting and forums and provide a certain notice and information to the c...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 606
MDHB909PassIncreasing the amount of annual compensation of the president of the Frederick County Board of Education, from $11,000 to $15,000, and of the other voting members, from $10,000 to $14,000, beginning with the commencement on December 6, 2022, of the t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 363
MDHB902PassRepealing certain requirements that a person be a resident for a certain period of time, a taxpayer, or a registered voter to be issued certain statewide alcoholic beverages licenses and permits; requiring that a person, to be issued a certain statew...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 462
MDSB1010PassEstablishing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDHB315PassIncreasing 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 164
MDHB595EngrossAuthorizing the student member of the Baltimore County Board of Education to vote on matters relating to capital and operating budgets.
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2020-03-18
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kagan) Adopted
MDSB33EngrossRequiring that certain required envelopes used by certain voters voting by absentee ballot to return their ballots include prepaid postage; requiring the State Board of Elections to reimburse each local board of elections for 50% of the costs of prep...
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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB292IntroExpanding to all counties in the State a prohibition on State agencies constructing within the nine Eastern Shore counties a toll road, toll highway, or toll bridge without the consent of a majority of the affected counties.
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2020-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB568EngrossRequiring each correctional facility to disseminate certain written information directly to each eligible voter regarding voter registration, absentee voting, and certain applications and provide an absentee ballot to an eligible voter on request; re...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB927IntroRequiring a certain entity to register with the State Ethics Commission as a regulated lobbyist if, during a certain reporting period, the entity spends a certain amount for issue lobbying communications; requiring a certain regulated lobbyist to rep...
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2020-03-16
Motion Recommit to Committee (Senator Kagan) Adopted
MDSB91EngrossRequiring a correctional facility to provide an inmate who has completed a sentence of imprisonment for a felony conviction with a voter registration form before releasing the inmate; requiring a correctional facility to inform the inmate that the in...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB142EngrossRequiring a chief election judge to give voting order priority to individuals with certain mobility problems, individuals assisting others who have mobility problems, or an individual accompanied by a child with a disability; authorizing certain indi...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB245EngrossRequiring the State Board of Elections to maintain a page on its website that includes clear information about voter registration and voting by students enrolled in institutions of higher education, including links to information on voting by absente...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB392EngrossProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract requires the provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the manufacturing of a component of the p...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB310EngrossRequiring Baltimore City, for the 2020 general election, to have eight early voting centers; and requiring one of the early voting centers in Baltimore City to be at Frederick Douglass High School, to the extent practicable, or within a one-quarter m...
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2020-03-15
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB556EngrossClarifying that unit owners may vote to amend the bylaws of a condominium by an affirmative vote of at least 60% of unit owners in good standing, or by a lower percentage of unit owners in good standing if required in the bylaws; and clarifying the c...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1589EngrossRequiring every employer in the State to allow any employee, rather than any employee who claims to be a registered voter, in the State a certain period of absence from work to vote in an election, rather than only on election day; requiring the empl...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB130EngrossRequiring alcoholic beverages license holders to have lawful status in the United States.
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2020-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB487IntroRequiring that, in a county that has fixed-route public transportation service, each early voting center must be located not more than one-quarter mile from a public transportation station or stop.
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2020-03-13
Referred to interim study by Ways and Means
MDSB765EngrossRepealing certain requirements that a person be a resident for a certain period of time to be issued certain statewide alcoholic beverages licenses and permits; requiring certain partners to remain residents for the duration of time that a certain li...
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2020-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB763EngrossRequiring the State Board of Physicians to license genetic counselors; providing that provisions of the Act do not limit the right of certain individuals to practice certain occupations; establishing the Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee within t...
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2020-03-13
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB11EngrossRequiring that each member of the Board of License Commissioners for Baltimore County be a resident and voter of Baltimore County.
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2020-03-12
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB415IntroProposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution relating to the selection and tenure of circuit court judges; altering the method of filling vacancies in the office of a judge of a circuit court; providing for retention elections following an app...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB1094EngrossRequiring early voting centers to be open in elections during the hours between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. each early voting day.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1158EngrossProhibiting a candidate who is defeated for the nomination for a public office from filing a certificate of candidacy as a write-in candidate at the next succeeding general election as a candidate for any office.
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2020-03-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB408IntroRequiring the Department of Legislative Services, in consultation with the State Board of Elections and the Maryland Association of Election Officials, to study the requirements to implement voting by mail; requiring a certain analysis to include inf...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB816IntroRequiring a landlord to provide a residential tenant and each individual at least 16 years old who is authorized to reside at the residential rental property with a State voter registration application within 15 days after the date of occupancy; mak...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB1055IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to elect a chair and vice chair by a quorum of a majority of the voting members then serving rather than by a majority vote of the members present and voting.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB647IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to maintain a page on its website that includes clear information about voter registration and voting by students enrolled in institutions of higher education, including links to information on voting by absente...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB666IntroRequiring every employer in the State to allow any employee, rather than any employee who claims to be a registered voter, in the State a certain period of absence from work to vote in an election, rather than only on election day; repealing a requir...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDSB1003IntroRequiring the State Board of Elections to adopt regulations establishing a program to inform certain eligible detainees in correctional facilities of upcoming elections and how the eligible detainees may exercise the right to vote; requiring that the...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules; Withdrawn
MDHB1244IntroRequiring each local board of elections to report certain information to the State Board of Elections on or before January 15 each year regarding certain voters who are placed into inactive status and certain voters who are removed from the statewide...
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2020-02-28
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
MDHB1633IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to elect a chair and vice chair by a quorum of a majority of the voting members then serving rather than by a majority vote of the members present and voting.
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2020-02-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB344IntroAuthorizing and awarding an additional video lottery operation license and up to 1,500 additional video lottery terminals for a video lottery facility in Charles County on a vessel moored to a pier on the Potomac River; repealing a certain prohibitio...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means; Withdrawn
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
MDSB936IntroRequiring the State Administrator of Elections to exercise disciplinary authority over the local election directors for non-compliance with State rules, regulations, and policies; requiring a local board of elections to notify the State Administrator...
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2020-02-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB707IntroRenaming the State Board of Examiners of Nursing Home Administrators to be the State Board of Long-Term Care Administrators; establishing a license for assisted living managers; altering the membership of the Board; altering the qualifications for ce...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB823IntroAuthorizing certain sworn law enforcement officers and court security officers in Baltimore City to collectively bargain with the Secretary of Budget and Management and the Sheriff of Baltimore City; requiring the Sheriff and the Secretary to recogni...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB197IntroRequiring an election judge to establish a voter's identity and verify the voter's address if the voter seeks to vote a regular ballot; requiring an election judge to qualify a voter by requesting the voter to present a current government-issued phot...
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2020-02-14
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
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
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