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MDSB23PassAltering certain classes of goods and services for which a person may register a mark; prohibiting a person from registering a certain name or surname as a mark; requiring an applicant for registration or renewal of a mark to submit 3 different speci...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 501
MDSB4PassProviding that the General Assembly may authorize, by law, the State Lottery and Gaming Control Commission to issue certain sports and event wagering licenses; requiring certain implementing legislation to include certain criteria; declaring the inte...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 492
MDSB131PassIncreasing the maximum civil penalty applicable to a violation for affixing a commercial sign to a State highway sign, signal, or marker in the State highway right-of-way to $100 per commercial sign affixed; and clarifying certain language establishi...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 534
MDSB169PassAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; increasing certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; altering from a misdemeanor t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 386
MDHB216PassAltering the definition of "campaign material" to include certain material that is an automated or prerecorded oral communication.
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 110
MDHB231PassExpanding 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 116
MDSB530PassExpanding 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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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 117
MDSB872PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 621
MDSB939PassRepealing an exemption for certain check cashing services from certain provisions of law governing the licensure of check cashing services; authorizing a person to provide check cashing services without obtaining a certain license by registering each...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 444
MDHB959PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to enforce certain provisions of law under certain applicable powers; requiring the Commissioner to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances that are consistent with certain federal regulat...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 620
MDHB947PassAuthorizing the State Board of Dental Examiners to issue a cease and desist order for certain violations; increasing certain penalties for certain acts related to the unauthorized practice of dentistry or dental hygiene; altering from a misdemeanor t...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 385
MDSB994PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Labor to convene a workgroup to study certain issues regarding the provision of electrical services and low-voltage electrical services in the State; requiring the workgroup to include certain representatives; req...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 591
MDSB987PassRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, subje...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 590
MDSB195PassEstablishing that the application of a certain insurance program on vehicle operation during the current policy period is not a violation of certain restrictions on classification for private passenger motor vehicle insurance; requiring that a certai...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 145
MDSB708VetoAltering the required uses for certain funds appropriated for Safe Streets Initiatives in Baltimore City; altering the maximum amount of a grant for a certain Safe Streets Initiative; requiring the Governor to annually include in the annual budget bi...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1260VetoRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish a certain new unit to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB1659VetoEstablishing the Youth and Amateur Sports Grants Program to provide grants from the Michael Erin Busch Sports Fund to bring new youth and amateur events to the State and attract sports fans, participants, and tourists; requiring Maryland Sports to im...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDHB209EngrossProhibiting, on or after July 1, 2021, a certain retail establishment from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; providing that, on or after July 1, 2021, only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibi...
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2020-03-18
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB313IntroProhibiting a store from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect at least 10 cents for each durable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing a store to retain al...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ready) Adopted
MDHB1056EngrossRequiring the State Racing Commission to establish the Equine Health, Safety, and Welfare Advisory Committee; requiring the owner of the Bowie Race Course Training Center to convey the property to the City of Bowie in a certain manner; authorizing, s...
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2020-03-18
Third Reading Passed (44-1)
MDHB1652IntroEstablishing the State Board of Sign Language Interpreters in the Maryland Department of Labor for purposes of ensuring effective communications for deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing persons and to promote the public welfare by regulating those w...
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2020-03-18
Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; Withdrawn
MDSB129EngrossProhibiting 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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2020-03-16
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB668EngrossRequiring the Maryland Transit Administration, in cooperation with certain stakeholders, to develop and implement a Purple Line marketing plan designed to generate early interest in and promote use of the Purple Line; requiring the Governor to includ...
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2020-03-16
To House Environment and Transportation 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
MDHB3EngrossProviding that licenses to manufacture, sell, buy, and store cigarettes do not authorize the licensee to manufacture, ship, import, or sell into or within the State a cigarette that has a characterizing flavor; providing that a public statement that ...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1064IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB2IntroAltering the definition of "other tobacco products" to include certain consumable products and the components or parts of those products and to exclude certain other products; altering the sales and use tax rate imposed on sales of certain electronic...
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2020-03-14
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDHB1452EngrossRequiring the Office of Recycling in the Department of the Environment to promote the development of markets for recycled materials and recycled products in the State in a certain manner; requiring that the annual Maryland solid waste management and ...
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2020-03-13
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB405IntroProhibiting the Anne Arundel County Board of License Commissioners from revoking an alcoholic beverages license for an entertainment facility for a violation of certain nudity and sexual display restrictions if the holder of the license operates a pe...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB876IntroLimiting the in-person sales or distributions of vaping liquid by electronic smoking devices retailers and vape shop vendors to age-restricted areas; requiring electronic smoking devices retail licensees and vape shop vendors selling vaping liquid to...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB351IntroProhibiting a person from using the term "farmers market" to describe certain venues; prohibiting a person from selling farm and food products at a farmers market unless 75% of the products offered were grown or processed by the person or under the s...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDHB249IntroAuthorizing consumers to demand that a business not disclose the consumer's personal information to third parties and to exercise the right to opt out of third-party disclosure through a certain setting, including a browser setting, browser extension...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB305IntroEstablishing the Maryland Made Promotion Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund is to develop and promote the use of a "Maryland Made" logo to promote alcoholic beverages that are produced using ingredients grown in th...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1453IntroRequiring a registered home builder and a registered sales representative to complete certain professional education requirements to qualify for renewal of a registration or a registration certificate; requiring the Home Builder and Home Builder Regi...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1656IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain clear and conspicuous notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1076IntroEstablishing the Youth and Amateur Sports Grants Program to provide grants from the Youth and Amateur Sports Fund to bring new youth and amateur sporting events to the State and attract sports fans, participants, and tourists; requiring Maryland Spor...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1075IntroRenaming the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission to be the Alcohol, Cannabis, and Tobacco Commission; providing that a member of the Commission may not have a certain interest, ownership, or management in the cannabis industry; establishing the Advisory C...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB1043IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to establish certain new units to assist in evaluating and reviewing certain proposals for new programs and substantial modifications of existing programs; requiring the Governor, in each of fiscal y...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB1648IntroEstablishing the Healthy Maryland Program as a public corporation and a unit of State government; stating that the General Assembly finds that millions of dollars have been diverted or wasted as part of a multipayer health care system; stating that i...
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2020-02-27
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB481IntroIncreasing, from $25 to $1,000, the maximum civil penalty for placing or maintaining a commercial sign within the right-of-way of a State highway.
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB22IntroClarifying the definition of "campaign material" by providing that, to meet the definition of "campaign material", the text, graphics, or other images contained in the material must primarily relate to campaign activity for an election; and altering ...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Ways and Means
MDHB1630IntroAuthorizing the Natalie M. LaPrade Medical Cannabis Commission to issue medical cannabis education program licenses and medical cannabis research project licenses for certain purposes; requiring a certain applicant to submit certain information and a...
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2020-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB178EngrossProviding that a manufacturer, distributor, or factory branch may not prohibit a dealer from listing on the dealer's website a vehicle for sale or lease at the purchase price or coerce or require a dealer to list a price different from the purchase p...
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2020-02-19
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB856IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-18
Unfavorable Report by Budget and Taxation; Withdrawn
MDHB1287IntroProhibiting the Anne Arundel County Board of License Commissioners from revoking an alcoholic beverages license for an entertainment facility for a violation of certain nudity and sexual display restrictions if the holder of the license operates a pe...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; Withdrawn
MDHB1057IntroRequiring the Maryland Higher Education Commission to work with the historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the State to approve and prioritize certain academic programs and to promote the overall competitiveness of the HBCUs; requiri...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDHB825IntroProhibiting a certain real estate broker, associate real estate broker, or real estate salesperson from including the name of the school district in which the residential property is located in an advertisement for the sale or rental of a residentia...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB826IntroProviding that the purpose of certain provisions of law is to prohibit certain discriminatory real estate practices with respect to housing in Howard County; requiring certain licensed real estate sales personnel who include in an advertisement for t...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1127IntroAltering the composition, powers, and duties of the State Board of Master Electricians; changing the name of the State Board of Master Electricians to the State Board of Electricians; establishing a low-voltage electrician license as a State license ...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
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