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MDHB1117PassAltering the sidewalk cafe permit in Washington County to be a sidewalk cafe/patio permit; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Washington County to issue the sidewalk cafe/patio permit to certain license holders or applicants; and alte...
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 765
MDHB1180PassEstablishing a Class B-DT (dinner theater) beer, wine, and liquor license in Wicomico County; authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Wicomico County to issue the license; and establishing an annual license fee of $1,500.
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2022-05-29
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 768
MDSB103PassAltering certain requirements for the licensing and regulation of audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, speech-language pathologists, and music therapists, including clarifying quorum requirements for the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, He...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 399
MDHB155PassAltering certain requirements for the licensing and regulation of audiologists, hearing aid dispensers, speech-language pathologists, and music therapists, including clarifying quorum requirements for the State Board of Examiners for Audiologists, He...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB749PassEstablishing the Maryland Park Explorers Grant Pilot Program in the Department of Natural Resources to provide Anne Arundel County and Baltimore County with funds to establish local Park Explorers Pilot Programs; requiring the Pilot Programs to targe...
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 470
MDHB1048PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent agency; requiring the Governor, for each fiscal year, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 for the Commission; etc.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDSB953PassEstablishing the Commission on African American History and Culture as an independent unit in the Executive Branch of State government; and requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $1,600,000 to the Commission.
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2022-05-16
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 452
MDHB641PassAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions within the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Dep...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 258
MDSB597PassAllowing certain theatrical production entities to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain costs incurred for certain theatrical productions within the State; making the credit refundable under certain circumstances; requiring the Dep...
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2022-05-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 259
MDHB52PassProhibiting a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, or possessing with the intent to sell parts or products of certain animal species under certain circumstances, subject to certain exceptions; requiring that fines and restitution impo...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 235
MDSB381PassProhibiting a person from purchasing, selling, offering for sale, or possessing with the intent to sell certain parts or products of certain animal species under certain circumstances, subject to certain exceptions; requiring that fines and restitut...
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2022-04-21
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
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
MDSB5PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 67
MDHB479PassRequiring the Governor annually to proclaim the fourth Thursday in March as Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day; and requiring the proclamation to urge educational and cultural organizations to observe Tuskegee Airmen Commemoration Day through appropri...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 68
MDHB897PassAuthorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to issue certain bonds to finance site acquisition, design, and construction of any portion of a certain sports entertainment facility, subject to certain limitations; authorizing the Authority to issue cert...
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2022-04-12
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 61
MDSB645Engross

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Establishing a Class B-DT (dinner theater) beer, wine, and liquor license in Wicomico County and authorizing the Board of License Commissioners for Wicomico County to issue the license; and providing an annual license fee of $1,500.
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2022-04-11
Third Reading Passed (131-0)
MDSB928Engross

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Requiring the Governor, for fiscal years 2024 and 2025, to include in the annual budget bill an appropriation of $500,000 to the Department of Planning to be used as a grant to the Maryland Humanities Council for the Strengthening Humanities Investme...
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2022-04-11
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB541PassAddressing infrastructure, capacity, and accessibility needs within the Maryland Park Service and State parks, including establishing systems and processes for surveying infrastructure and critical maintenance needs, increasing the number of Maryland...
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2022-04-09
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 39
MDHB1469PassEstablishing the Maggie McIntosh School Arts Fund to provide grants to public schools in Baltimore City to purchase art supplies for classrooms and to expand the arts curriculum for students in public schools in Baltimore City; requiring interest ear...
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2022-04-01
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 15
MDHB484Engross

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Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 5 as Dashain Day, a festival originating in Nepal that celebrates and symbolizes victory of good over evil.
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2022-03-21
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB835Intro

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Establishing certain requirements for approval of construction of a new retail service station on or after October 1, 2022, including a setback requirement and the construction of a certain number of electric charging stations; and requiring approvin...
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2022-03-17
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1485Intro

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Authorizing employees of the Trustees of the Walters Art Gallery to form, join, and participate in an employee organization and engage in certain other activities related to collective bargaining.
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2022-03-17
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1122Intro

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Requiring each public school to allow students in home instruction programs to participate in extracurricular activities sponsored by the school if the student participates in a home instruction program under written agreement with the county superin...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1273Intro

Sine Die
Allowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred in the State by the individual during taxable years 2022 and 2023 under certain circumstances; providin...
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2022-03-09
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB915Intro

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Requiring the Governor, each fiscal year, to include a $1,000,000 appropriation in the annual budget bill to the Maryland Center for History and Culture to assist the Center in preserving its collection, maintaining a historical museum, and providing...
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2022-03-01
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB663Intro

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Prohibiting Washington County or a municipal corporation located in Washington County from imposing the admissions and amusement tax on gross receipts derived from any charge within an arts and entertainment district.
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2022-02-28
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB922Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content standards for a unit of instruction on Asian American history in public schools in the State; requiring each county board of education to implement the Asian American history curric...
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2022-02-25
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB634Intro

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Requiring the Governor, each fiscal year, to include a $1,000,000 appropriation in the annual budget bill to the Maryland Center for History and Culture to assist the Center in preserving its collection, maintaining a historical museum, and providing...
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2022-02-21
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB987Intro

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Requiring each public school to allow students in home instruction programs to participate in extracurricular activities sponsored by the school if the student participates in a home instruction program under written agreement with the county superin...
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2022-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB352Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the American Studies and Social Equity Standards Advisory Board; requiring that at least 80% of the Board's members reflect the geographic diversity of the State and have a background in advocacy for certain ethnic and social groups; req...
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2022-02-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1209Intro

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Prohibiting Baltimore City from imposing, for 4 years, the admissions and amusement tax on gross receipts from charges for admission to certain live performances in venues with a capacity to admit 1,500 individuals or fewer.
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2022-02-14
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1166Intro

Sine Die
Designating "Come Home to Maryland" as the State song.
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1318Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists, the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and the State Board of Social Work Examiners to have at least three members who are from underrepresented communities; requiring certa...
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2022-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB470Intro

Sine Die
Requiring the Governor annually to proclaim October 5 as Dashain Day, a festival originating in Nepal that celebrates and symbolizes victory of good over evil.
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2022-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB622Intro

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Allowing an individual to claim a credit against the State income tax for certain travel, hospitality, and entertainment expenses paid or incurred in the State by the individual during taxable years 2022 and 2023 under certain circumstances; providin...
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2022-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB888Intro

Sine Die
Establishing the American Studies and Social Equity Standards Advisory Board; requiring the Advisory Board to review and develop recommendations for academic standards for American studies and develop a model policy on ethnic and social equity in pub...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB678Intro

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Requiring, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, county boards of education to provide in public schools a certain instructional program in fine arts; requiring the State Department of Education to study and make recommendations on or before July 3...
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2022-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB685Intro

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Authorizing the Maryland Stadium Authority to review certain matters and make certain recommendations relating to the Charles County Multicultural Recreational and Amphitheatre Facilities; authorizing the Authority to acquire and finance by certain m...
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2022-02-05
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB345Intro

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Stating the findings of the General Assembly relating to equine activities; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State have a right to engage in equine activities subject to regulations and restrictions under laws en...
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2022-01-27
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB455Intro

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Requiring each State employee to complete a certain amount of implicit bias awareness training at certain times; requiring that the training include certain information; requiring each unit to designate a representative to coordinate with the Marylan...
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2022-01-27
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB489Intro

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Establishing the Commission on History, Culture, and Civics in Education to make recommendations to the State Board of Education and the State Department of Education to further the discovery, interpretation, and learning of the history, culture, and...
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2022-01-27
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB255Intro

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Establishing the Maryland Internship Opportunities Program to provide students with internship opportunities with humanities-based businesses; allowing certain employers a credit, up to $4,200 for each eligible intern, against the State income tax fo...
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2022-01-22
To House Appropriations Committee
MDSB116Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education, by December 1, 2022, to develop content standards for inclusive and diverse English language arts to be included in the State Standards and Frameworks for English Language Arts; requiring each county board of e...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB304Intro

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Requiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum for a unit of instruction on Asian American history in public schools in the State; requiring each county board of education to implement the Asian American history curriculum content stand...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB223Intro

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Altering the definition of "person in a position of authority" for purposes of a certain prohibition against engaging in a sexual act, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a minor to include an individual under contract with a child care facil...
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2022-01-14
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB116Intro

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Stating the findings of the General Assembly relating to equine activities; and declaring the intent of the General Assembly that residents of the State have a right to engage in equine activities subject to regulations and restrictions under laws en...
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2022-01-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB49Intro

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Altering the definition of "person in a position of authority" for purposes of a certain prohibition against engaging in a sexual act, sexual contact, or vaginal intercourse with a minor to include an individual under contract with a child care facil...
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2022-01-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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