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MDHB577IntroRequiring the Secretary of Labor to adopt certain regulations, on or before October 1, 2021, relating to housing, accommodations, safety, health, rights, and welfare of H-2A and H-2B visa and migrant workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2021-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1346IntroEstablishing that a substantial loss of income due to a declared catastrophic health emergency is an affirmative defense to an eviction proceeding against certain tenants for the failure to pay rent under certain circumstances; and prohibiting a cour...
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2021-02-24
[Hearing: Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1070IntroRepealing and adding certain provisions in the Public Local Laws of Baltimore City concerning landlord and tenant law and the repossession of rental property for failure to pay rent; establishing procedures for repossession by a landlord when a tenan...
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2021-02-22
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB530IntroIncreasing, from not more than $18 to not less than $120, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential p...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 2:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB496PassProviding certain financing during fiscal years 2021 and 2022 for the purpose of relieving the adverse effects of the coronavirus pandemic; allowing, for certain taxable years, a subtraction under the Maryland income tax for certain unemployment insu...
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2021-02-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 39
MDHB1093IntroProhibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that prohibits, limits, or penalizes a tenant or another individual for reasonably summoning the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; prohibiting a l...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1312IntroRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development, in consultation with the Maryland Judiciary and local sheriffs and constables, to collect, maintain, and publish on the Departments' website certain information on eviction actions; requi...
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2021-02-09
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB910IntroRequiring the Department of Housing and Community Development, in consultation with the Maryland Judiciary and local sheriffs and constables, to collect, maintain, and provide certain access to certain information on eviction actions; requiring certa...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB785IntroRequiring a landlord or a duly authorized agent of a landlord to provide written notice to a tenant by first-class mail, return receipt requested if the landlord desires to repossess for failure to pay rent; and specifying that a landlord or duly aut...
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2021-02-02
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB574IntroProhibiting evictions of a tenant holding over beyond the expiration of a lease in Montgomery County in the absence of just cause under certain circumstances; specifying the circumstances under which just cause exists; specifying that just cause is n...
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2021-01-29
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB18IntroEstablishing that certain individuals have a right to legal representation in eviction proceedings; establishing the Right to Counsel in Evictions Coordinator to organize and direct services and resources to provide covered individuals with legal rep...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB52IntroEstablishing the Eviction Diversion Program in the District Court to reduce the incidence of judgments for repossession of residential property and to promote continuity of housing; requiring the Chief Judge of the District Court to establish a Progr...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB112IntroRequiring the District Court to seal all court records relating to an eviction proceeding for 30 days or 3 years, subject to a certain exception, after the final resolution of an eviction proceeding, as determined by certain factors; authorizing the ...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB697IntroRequiring a court to shield certain court records relating to an action involving certain residential property on the commencement of the action; requiring a court to cease shielding certain records if the court issues a warrant of restitution or war...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB729IntroIncreasing, from not more than $18 to not less than $120, the surcharge that the District Court is required to assess per civil case for summary ejectment, tenant holding over, and breach of lease that seeks a judgment for possession of residential p...
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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB454IntroEstablishing the Eviction Diversion Program in the District Court to reduce the incidence of judgments for repossession of residential property and to promote continuity of housing; requiring the Chief Judge of the District Court to establish a Progr...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB499IntroEstablishing the Rental Housing Restitution Fund to provide rental assistance and legal assistance to individuals facing a potential rental residential property eviction; requiring the Attorney General to administer the Fund; requiring the State Trea...
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2021-01-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB70IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2023, ...
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2021-01-06
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB154IntroEstablishing that certain individuals have a right to legal representation in eviction proceedings; establishing the Right to Counsel in Evictions Coordinator to organize and direct services and resources to provide covered individuals with legal rep...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB328IntroAuthorizing a landlord in Anne Arundel County to repossess property in a certain manner for failure of a tenant to pay rent if a judgment is entered in favor of the landlord; requiring the landlord to provide a written notice of an intended repossess...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB129IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regulations on or before June 1, 2023, ...
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2020-12-22
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
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