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MDHB55IntroAuthorizing a sole owner of a vessel to designate a beneficiary to take ownership of the vessel on the death of the owner; providing that a beneficiary may be indicated on a certificate of title for a vessel by the words "transfer-on-death" or "TOD" ...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB247IntroRequiring a certain appeal from a final judgment of an orphans' court to be made by filing a certain notice, rather than a certain order; extending from 30 days to 60 days the standard period of time within which the register of wills must transmit a...
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2020-02-24
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB320IntroAltering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old; requiring a court, in determining whether a transfer of property was induce...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDHB490IntroAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to determine the salary of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore City; authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to determine the pension of the judges of the Orphans' C...
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2020-02-24
Favorable Report by Judiciary
MDHB477IntroRequiring the State to pay reasonable attorney's fees incurred in representing an alleged disabled person who is indigent in a petition for the appointment of a guardian of the property of the person; and requiring the court, under certain circumstan...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDHB543IntroAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Judiciary
MDSB151EngrossAuthorizing a court, following the discovery of a check to a decedent or the estate of a decedent payable for a sum not exceeding $1,000 after the estate is closed and the appointment of the personal representative is terminated, to enter an order au...
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2020-02-21
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB94EngrossLimiting a statutory exception to the common-law rule against perpetuities that provides that the rule does not apply to an option of a tenant to purchase all or part of the premises leased by the tenant to an option that is exercisable only during t...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB243EngrossRequiring a distribution from a perpetual care trust fund made under certain circumstances to be used only for the perpetual care of the cemetery, including the maintenance of the grounds, roads, and paths and the repair and renewal of buildings; per...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB507IntroProviding that a health savings account is established on the first day that an individual becomes covered under a high deductible health plan; requiring a health savings account to be opened with a trustee or custodian within a certain time period; ...
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2020-02-21
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDSB530EngrossExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-02-21
Third Reading Passed (34-12)
MDHB1133IntroAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1499IntroRequiring the State Board of Education to develop curriculum content for a semester-long course in financial literacy and to establish criteria for a student to demonstrate financial literacy competency; requiring each county board of education to im...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB150EngrossAltering the period of time within which the Maryland Department of Health must present a claim against the estate of a deceased Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient before the claim is barred.
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB149EngrossRequiring a certain appeal from a final judgment of an orphans' court to be made by filing a certain notice, rather than a certain order; extending from 30 days to 60 days the standard period of time within which the register of wills must transmit a...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB691IntroAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include certain signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1471IntroProhibiting the delegation of responsibilities of guardianship of a disabled person to a certain staff person if the delegation would result in the staff person being responsible for more than 26 guardianships.
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1223IntroExtending and altering, for certain fiscal years, the Electric Vehicle Recharging Equipment Rebate Program and vehicle excise tax credit for the purchase of certain electric vehicles; increasing, for certain fiscal years, the total amount of rebates ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1404IntroRequiring the Governor to send a copy of a certain disclosure to the presiding officers of the General Assembly and the State Ethics Commission; requiring, beginning October 1, 2022, the Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and Comptrolle...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB483IntroRequiring a distribution from a perpetual care trust fund made under certain circumstances to be used only for the perpetual care of the cemetery, including the maintenance of the grounds, roads, and paths and the repair and renewal of buildings; per...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB879IntroEstablishing certain requirements and procedures regarding certain settlement agreements for claims arising out of a birth-related neurological injury subject to certain provisions of the Act; requiring a certain board to allocate a grant of $1,000,0...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1055IntroSpecifying an exception to the definition of the term "entity" to include a governmental unit that employs an individual regulated lobbyist for the purposes of allowing certain officials and employees to accept certain gifts under certain circumstanc...
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2020-02-07
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1563IntroEstablishing certain requirements and procedures regarding certain settlement agreements for claims arising out of a birth-related neurological injury subject to certain provisions of the Act; requiring the Commission to assess a certain fee on certa...
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB152EngrossLimiting a statutory exception to the common-law rule against perpetuities that provides that the rule does not apply to an option of a tenant to purchase all or part of the premises leased by the tenant to an option that is exercisable only during t...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB702IntroAltering the definition of "undue influence" for purposes of provisions of law prohibiting the exploitation of certain vulnerable adults or individuals at least 68 years old; requiring a court, in determining whether a transfer of property was induce...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB680IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; authorizing a minor to file a petition for emancipation in the minor's own name subject to certain requirements; prohibiting a parent from filing a ...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB714IntroAuthorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to determine the salary of the judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore City; authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore City to determine the pension of the judges of the Orphans' C...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB869IntroAltering the purposes for which certain anatomical gifts may be used; repealing provisions of law that require certain persons to search certain individuals for a document of gift or any other information identifying the individual as a donor, that s...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB886IntroAuthorizing a trustee to send certain interested parties in a certain manner a certain report when the trust terminates or on the resignation or removal of the trustee; and providing that, if an interested party does not submit an objection to the re...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB797IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined on a finding of eligibility by an administrative ...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB904IntroAuthorizing a trustee to send certain interested parties in a certain manner a certain report when the trust terminates or on the resignation or removal of the trustee; and providing that, if an interested party does not submit an objection to the re...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB985IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined on a finding of eligibility by an administrative ...
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2020-02-06
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB998IntroAuthorizing a sole owner of a vessel to designate a beneficiary to take ownership of the vessel on the death of the owner; providing that a beneficiary may be indicated on a certificate of title for a vessel by the words "transfer-on-death" or "TOD" ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB671IntroProviding that a health savings account is established on the first day that an individual becomes covered under a high deductible health plan; requiring a health savings account to be opened with a trustee or custodian within a certain time period; ...
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2020-02-04
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB576IntroAltering a requirement that a petition for guardianship of a disabled person include certain signed and verified certificates of competency by providing that the certificates may be signed and verified by a nurse practitioner and certain other health...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB29IntroExempting auctioneers who conduct a certain auction of secondhand precious metal objects owned by a certain estate from the licensing and regulatory requirements for secondhand precious metal object dealers and pawnbrokers; and defining the terms "au...
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2020-01-24
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB393IntroAltering the period of time within which the Maryland Department of Health must present a claim against the estate of a deceased Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipient before the claim is barred.
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2020-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB458IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for the emancipation of a minor; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old may marry; requiring a clerk of the court to review a certain order before iss...
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2020-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB339IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Maryland Orphans' Courts; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to examine the composition and purpose of the Orphans' Courts in Maryland and make recom...
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2020-01-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB231IntroExpanding the housing policy of the State to include providing for fair housing to all citizens regardless of source of income; stating the Act seeks to deconcentrate poverty by providing additional opportunities for tenants utilizing public subsidie...
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2020-01-17
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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