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MDHB40PassClarifying that certain provisions of law related to closed-door meetings of a board of directors of a condominium do not allow the board to withhold or agree to withhold the terms of certain legal agreements from the unit owners; making unenforceabl...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 479
MDHB53PassProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; requiring the City of Baltimore to issue a new competitive request for proposals to select a certain c...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 468
MDSB146PassProhibiting a person from stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle that is not a plug-in electric drive vehicle plugged into charging equipment in a parking space that is designated by certain signage indicating for the use of plug-in electric drive ...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 417
MDSB661PassAltering a certain definition of "health care provider" to include pharmacists for the purposes of provisions of law related to the destruction of medical records; and requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to establish a workgroup to identify...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 372
MDHB1076PassAuthorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to issue an electronic or digital 24-hour registration authorizing an owner of a vehicle to operate the vehicle on a highway in the State.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 434
MDHB1219PassAltering a certain definition of "health care provider" to include pharmacists for the purposes of provisions of law related to the destruction of medical records; and requiring the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to establish a workgroup to identify...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 371
MDHB1448PassEstablishing that the District Court has concurrent civil jurisdiction with a governing body of a county or the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore over a proceeding for adjudication of a violation of certain ordinances.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 381
MDSB386PassExtending from September 30, 2022, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and other provisions of law related to the Compact; and requiring the State Board of Physicians to include an update on the status o...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 313
MDHB680PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the personal property tax imposed on personal property of a supermarket that completes construction of a new supermarket or any substantial renovation ...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 338
MDSB901PassAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City or the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to determine the amount and duration of a certain tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the d...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 268
MDHB1477PassAuthorizing Washington County to impose a certain tax on the amounts paid for certain accommodations in or services provided by a mobile home park; repealing provisions of law authorizing Washington County to impose, by ordinance, a tax on the use of...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 250
MDHB617PassAuthorizing the governing body of a county or municipal corporation to grant a property tax credit against the county or municipal corporation property tax imposed on the dwelling of a certain surviving spouse of a fallen service member who died whil...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 165
MDHB1057PassEstablishing the Prince George's County Recreation Blue Ribbon Workgroup to study and make recommendations to the Prince George's County Council on improving access to certain programming, facilities, and opportunities, the potential costs, benefits,...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
MDHB302PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling that is owned by a homeowner whose combined gross income exceeds $60,000 if the homeowner demonstrates ce...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 100
MDSB349PassAuthorizing the governing body of Baltimore County to grant, by law, a property tax credit against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling that is owned by a homeowner whose combined gross income exceeds $60,000 if the homeowner demonstrates ce...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 101
MDHB1247PassAuthorizing the governing body of Howard County to grant, by law, a property tax credit, equal to 100% of any rate increase that exceeds $1.014 for each $100 of assessment, against the county property tax imposed on a dwelling if the dwelling is owne...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 103
MDHB543Enroll

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Granting the Town of Hancock in Washington County the authority to exercise urban renewal powers in areas zoned for commercial use for blight clearance and redevelopment under Article III, Section 61 of the Maryland Constitution; and authorizing the ...
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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDHB528Enroll

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Granting the Town of Williamsport in Washington County the authority to exercise urban renewal powers in areas zoned for commercial use for blight clearance and redevelopment under Article III, Section 61 of the Maryland Constitution; and authorizing...
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2022-04-11
Returned Passed
MDHB1196Enroll

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Repealing the termination date of the authority of a county or municipal corporation to withhold from tax sale owner-occupied residential property and requiring the property to meet certain criteria; authorizing a county or municipal corporation to w...
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2022-04-11
Passed Enrolled
MDSB983Engross

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Requiring a county or municipal corporation to define, by law, who is a law enforcement office or rescue worker for purposes of certain property tax credits; altering the eligibility for the tax credit to include certain disabled law enforcement offi...
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (135-0)
MDHB86Enroll

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Requiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB90PassEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-04-09
Gubernatorial Veto Override (Legislative date: 4/8/2022) - Chapter 46
MDSB6PassRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; making a certain lease provision unenforceable if the landlord fails to make the disclosure; requiring a landlord to documen...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 34
MDSB163Enroll

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Altering the procedures for the canvassing of and curing of errors on absentee and provisional ballots; repealing the requirements that a certain statement of election results be by precinct and that the local boards of elections publish copies of th...
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2022-04-09
Passed Enrolled
MDHB222Enroll

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Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB331Enroll

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Requiring that an ordinance adopted by a county or municipality to regulate amateur radio station antenna structures may not preclude amateur radio communications, must accommodate amateur radio communications, and must constitute the minimum practic...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB1253Enroll

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Updating certain statutory references to the authority of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission and its Executive Director; clarifying certain authority to regulate and enforce certain matters relating to certain products and the tobacco tax; authorizin...
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2022-04-09
Returned Passed
MDHB837PassRequiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission, in consultation with certain stakeholders, to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State by March 1, 2023; altering certain provisions relating to penalties, charging procedures...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 26
MDSB416Engross

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Requiring the driver of a vehicle traveling slower than the general speed of traffic on an interstate highway in a rural area to drive the vehicle in the right-hand lanes under certain circumstances; prohibiting the issuance of a citation for a viola...
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2022-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB491Intro

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Prohibiting the county tax rate and municipal tax rate applicable to business personal property from exceeding $2 for each $100 of assessment; exempting business personal property from the property tax imposed by a county or municipal corporation, su...
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2022-04-08
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB557Enroll

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Authorizing Baltimore County to exercise powers to acquire, develop or redevelop, and dispose of certain land or property located in West Baltimore County for residential, commercial, or industrial purposes; authorizing the County Executive and Count...
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2022-04-08
Returned Passed
MDSB15Enroll

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Altering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and ele...
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2022-04-07
Passed Enrolled
MDHB213Enroll

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Altering the definition of a "health information exchange" as used in provisions of law governing the confidentiality of medical records; and providing that regulations governing the privacy and security of protected health information obtained or re...
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2022-04-07
Returned Passed
MDHB340Engross

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Altering, from 3 to 4 years after an offense was committed, the statute of limitations for certain prosecutions related to violations of State election laws; imposing certain restrictions related to candidacies, political committee positions, and ele...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB180Enroll

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Extending from September 30, 2022, to June 30, 2030, the termination date of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and other provisions of law related to the Compact; and requiring the State Board of Physicians to include an update on the status o...
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2022-04-05
Returned Passed
MDSB833Engross

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Requiring the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to conduct a baseline study of cannabis use in the State; establishing the Cannabis Business Assistance Fund in the Department of Commerce to provide assistance to small, minority, and wome...
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2022-04-01
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB323Engross

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Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that limits a tenant's ability to summon, or penalizes a tenant or another individual solely for summoning, the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; ...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1314Engross

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Authorizing the Motor Vehicle Administration to conduct a pilot program to evaluate the use of alternative vehicle registration plates and cards for certain vehicles; and requiring the Administration to report on the results of the pilot program to t...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB156Engross

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Authorizing a local government to establish procedures for a qualifying farmer or partner organization to apply to designate an area as an urban agricultural incentive zone; authorizing a local government to designate an urban agricultural incentive ...
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2022-03-22
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB255Engross

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Establishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, and assistant public defenders are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; altering certain ...
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2022-03-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1416Engross

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Authorizing the governing body of Charles County to grant, by law, a tax credit against the property tax imposed on the owner-occupied residence of certain emergency responders and their surviving spouses.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1252Engross

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Repealing obsolete and redundant language in, clarifying language in, and reorganizing certain provisions of law governing the State Board of Physicians and the regulation of physicians, physician assistants, and allied health professionals; authoriz...
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB428Engross

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Prohibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract includes a clause requiring the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the m...
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2022-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1066Engross

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Authorizing certain members of a volunteer fire company to equip their privately owned vehicles with red and white lights or signal devices.
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2022-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1160Intro

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Defining "danger to the life or safety of the individual or of others" for purposes of the involuntary admission of individuals with mental disorders to a facility or Veterans' Administration hospital and the emergency evaluation of individuals with ...
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2022-03-18
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB498Engross

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Prohibiting a person from using contributor information from any report or statement required under provisions of law governing campaign finance for commercial solicitation purposes; and prohibiting a person from publishing contributor information fr...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB790Intro

Sine Die
Altering the term "podiatrist" to be "podiatric physician".
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2022-03-15
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB266Engross

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Converting enhanced underinsured motorist coverage from an opt-in offering of coverage into an opt-out coverage option under provisions of law establishing requirements for private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1114Intro

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Authorizing the governing body of Charles County to set a special property tax rate that is 12.5% greater than the tax rate that is generally applicable to real property for a class of real property that is defined as blighted by local law; and apply...
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2022-03-14
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1470Intro

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Requiring the Standard State Travel Regulations adopted under certain provisions of law to prohibit the reimbursement for travel expenses related to travel to a certain state for which the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has identified two or mo...
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2022-03-11
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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