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MDHB420IntroEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB284IntroProhibiting a person from driving a motor vehicle in a dedicated bus lane unless authorized by a local jurisdiction, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing Baltimore City to use, under certain standards and procedures, a certain bus lane monitori...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB384EngrossRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document, by December 30, 2021, concerning the application of employee protection laws to...
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2021-02-24
Third Reading Passed (45-0)
MDSB947IntroClarifying that a certain provision of law governing a general contractor's liability for unpaid wages owed to employees of a subcontractor applies only to general contractors on a project for construction services under a contract entered into after...
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2021-02-24
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB700IntroRequiring a person having custody of a will to maintain custody of the will, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting the custodian of a will from taking certain actions related to the will, except under certain circumstances; authorizing the ...
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2021-02-23
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1350IntroRequiring a treasurer of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, all disbursements for the entity; authorizing the chairman of a campaign finance entity to approve, rather than make, disbursements for the entity under certain circumst...
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2021-02-23
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB582IntroProviding that a certain personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease certain operat...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB392EngrossRequiring the State Department of Education, by January 1, 2022, to establish guidelines for early childhood developmental screenings for children under the age of 3 years to be used by certain family child care homes or child care centers to assess ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB658IntroRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1307IntroExempting certain youth development organizations and programs from the definition of a child care center; requiring certain youth development organizations and programs to submit annually to the State Department of Education certain information; re...
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2021-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB524IntroExempting certain types of pollution cases from the Maryland Uniform Contribution Among Joint Tort-Feasors Act; requiring the factfinder in certain legal actions to make a determination of the total liability and assign comparative responsibility to ...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB289EngrossMaking certain provisions of law relating to the filing, issuance, and modification of certain peace orders and to the shielding of certain court records of certain peace order proceedings apply to certain peace orders filed by certain employers on t...
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2021-02-12
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB990IntroRenaming the Maryland Emergency Management Agency to be the Maryland Department of Emergency Management; establishing the Department as a principal department of the Executive Branch of State government; providing that the head of the Department is t...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB836IntroRequiring the State Board of Dental Examiners to disclose certain information contained in a certain record to certain committees of certain facilities and entities under certain circumstances; requiring the Board to notify certain facilities or enti...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1080IntroAuthorizing, if an animal is seized under a certain provision of law, certain individuals to file a petition for certain costs against a certain owner or custodian for certain costs of caring for the animal, including the provision of food, water, sh...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1266IntroRequiring a person having custody of a will to maintain custody of the will, except under certain circumstances; prohibiting the custodian of a will from taking certain actions related to the will, except under certain circumstances; authorizing the ...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB760IntroAuthorizing, if an animal is seized under a certain provision of law, certain individuals to file a petition for certain costs against a certain owner or custodian for reasonable costs of caring for the animal, including the provision of food, water,...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1275IntroRequiring the Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund to offer primary or supplemental coverage to certain applicants that provide school bus services to a county board of education; requiring the coverage to include certain minimum coverages and to equal...
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2021-02-08
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB568IntroEstablishing the Maryland Baby Bond Account Program in the Office of the State Treasurer; establishing the Baby Bond Account Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to provide money to eligible individuals to address...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1000IntroProhibiting a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person from distributing or disbursing property of the minor or disabled person without court authorization or confirmation if the guardian is not a family member of the minor or disabled ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1049IntroEstablishing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that a law enforcement officer is not immune from civil or criminal liability for acts or omissions causing certain physical or mental injury that occur while the law enforcement officer is ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1084IntroProviding that a certain person is not civilly liable for an act or omission related to the person's failure to comply with certain guidance during a catastrophic health emergency unless it is shown by clear and convincing evidence that the act or om...
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2021-02-05
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1106IntroProviding that an owner, lessee, or tenant of a premises is immune from civil liability for injury or death relating to the exposure of others on the premises to COVID-19 so long as the owner, lessee, or tenant, or an agent of the owner, lessee, or t...
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2021-02-05
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1102IntroProviding that a certain personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as a result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease certain operatio...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB110EngrossRepealing the requirement that a certain notice required to be sent by an insurer that intends to cancel or fail to renew a policy or binder of private passenger motor vehicle liability insurance or reduce coverage under a policy or private passenger...
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2021-02-02
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB263IntroClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB416IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB652IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health and the Maryland Department of Labor, to produce a guidance document concerning the application of employee protection laws to personal care aides em...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB353IntroEstablishing the civil liability of a law enforcement officer who deprives or allows another to deprive an individual of certain rights under the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the Maryland Constitution; requiring a court to award attorney's fees...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB532IntroProhibiting a person from engaging in the business of making or soliciting a sales-based financing transaction unless the person is licensed by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring an applicant for a license to have $20,000 in availabl...
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2021-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB828IntroProviding that a staff member of a school, acting in an official capacity, is not civilly liable for personal injury or property damage resulting from intervention in a student altercation or other student disturbance if the staff member intervened i...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB32IntroLimiting the liability of the Maryland Transit Administration in a tort action to $800,000 to a single claimant for injuries arising from a single incident or occurrence; and applying the Act prospectively.
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2021-01-29
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings
MDHB739IntroExempting certain types of pollution cases from the Maryland Uniform Contribution Among Joint Tort-Feasors Act; requiring the factfinder in certain legal actions to make a determination of the total liability and assign comparative responsibility to ...
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2021-01-29
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB781IntroClarifying that the charter or bylaws of a corporation may require that any internal corporate claim be brought only in certain specified courts; repealing the authority of certain corporations to effect a certain reverse stock split; altering the ma...
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2021-01-29
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB602IntroIncreasing the limits on liability of a local government, from $400,000 for an individual claim and $800,000 for total claims to $600,000 for an individual claim and $1,200,000 for total claims, and the State and its units, from $400,000 to a single ...
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2021-01-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB664IntroProhibiting a person from engaging in the business of making or soliciting a sales-based financing transaction unless the person is licensed by the Commissioner of Financial Regulation; requiring an applicant for a license to have $20,000 in availabl...
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2021-01-28
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB16IntroStating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting the State or any local jurisdiction from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from approving zoning va...
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2021-01-26
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB508IntroProviding civil immunity from liability for a COVID-19 claim to a person who acts in compliance with certain statutes, rules, regulations, executive orders, and agency orders, unless the person acted with gross negligence or intentional wrongdoing; p...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB719IntroProviding that a certain personal liability clause in a commercial lease or associated document is unenforceable if, as the result of certain proclamations relating to the outbreak of COVID-19, a commercial tenant was required to cease certain operat...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB721IntroIncreasing the limits on liability of a local government, from $400,000 for an individual claim and $800,000 for total claims to $600,000 for an individual claim and $1,200,000 for total claims, and the State and its units, from $400,000 to a single ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB478IntroStating certain findings of the General Assembly; prohibiting the State or any local jurisdiction from entering into agreements facilitating immigration-related detention by private entities; prohibiting governmental entities from approving zoning va...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB457IntroRequiring that a borrower of a reverse mortgage loan be at least 60 years old and occupy the dwelling that secures the reserve mortgage loan as a principal residence; requiring a certain lender or an arranger of financing to provide a prospective bor...
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2021-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB540IntroEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB536IntroAltering the candidates authorized to receive public contributions from the Fair Campaign Financing Fund to include candidates for State Senator and member of the House of Delegates; requiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a c...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB25IntroAltering the definition of "health care provider" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing catastrophic health emergencies to include an employee, an agent, or a contractor of a health care facility who provides or assists in the provision...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB212IntroAltering a provision of law to specify that a person who is experiencing a medical emergency, rather than a person who reasonably believes that the person is experiencing a medical emergency, after ingesting or using alcohol or drugs is immune from c...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB238IntroProhibiting a consumer from being held liable for unauthorized debit transactions if the consumer notifies the banking institution within 90 days after receiving a periodic statement; requiring a banking institution to extend the time frame within wh...
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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB129IntroEstablishing that an entity operating a school bus under a contract with the Harford County Board of Education to provide student transportation services may not be held liable beyond the limits of the entity's insurance coverage under the contract w...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB225IntroRequiring a county board of education and authorizing a nonpublic school, beginning in the 2022-2023 school year, to require two school employees to be trained in recognizing the signs and symptoms of a seizure, administering first aid, and administe...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB139IntroEntering into the Interstate Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing certain duties of member states; authorizing a certain...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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