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MDHB1268IntroEstablishing a Legal Education Success Collaborative for the purpose of developing methods of increasing diversity in the legal field; requiring institutions to develop and administer programs and cooperatives related to the Collaborative; beginning ...
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2021-02-24
To House Appropriations 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
MDHB1116IntroRequiring that a child in custody be advised of certain rights before questioning; prohibiting any admission or confession resulting from the questioning of a child from being admitted into evidence except under certain circumstances; requiring that ...
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2021-02-22
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB774IntroRequiring a court in a custody or visitation proceeding to hear and consider a child's custody or visitation preference; requiring a court to explain the court's reasoning for issuing a custody or visitation order that is inconsistent with a child's ...
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2021-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB939IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB1277IntroEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders, and other employees are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; ...
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2021-02-15
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB502IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the man...
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2021-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1078IntroAuthorizing the Attorney General to investigate, commence, and prosecute or defend any civil or criminal suit or action that holds accountable entities whose tortious or otherwise unlawful conduct has contributed to climate change through fraud, dece...
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2021-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB970IntroEntering into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact is to regulate the practice of telepsychology across state boundaries; establishing certain criteria and duties for compact states; requiring certain psychol...
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2021-02-11
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB757IntroEstablishing that, within the Office of the Public Defender, the deputy public defender, district public defenders, assistant public defenders, and other employees are placed in certain employment categories in the State Personnel Management System; ...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB916IntroEstablishing a certain whistleblower reward program within the Office of the Comptroller; providing that a certain whistleblower who voluntarily provides certain information to the Comptroller shall be entitled to receive a certain monetary award und...
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2021-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB456IntroRequiring each Office of the State's Attorney to collect and disclose certain information relating to prosecutions and office policies to the the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services; requiring the Office to determine the...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB596IntroEstablishing certain requirements for certain player brand agreements between certain professional athletes and certain investors; establishing that player brand agreements that comply with requirements of the Act are valid, binding, and enforceable ...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB526IntroEstablishing a Legal Education Success Collaborative for the purpose of developing methods of increasing diversity in the legal field; requiring institutions to develop and administer programs and cooperatives related to the Collaborative; beginning...
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2021-02-10
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1036IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1261IntroAltering certain provisions of law related to the execution of wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives to authorize the electronic execution and remote witnessing of those documents under certain circumstances; providing that a will, a powe...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1236IntroEstablishing the Violent Crimes Special Prosecution Unit for Baltimore City in the Office of the Attorney General; providing that the purpose of the Unit is to prosecute violent crimes in Baltimore City, in coordination with local, State, and federal...
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2021-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 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
MDSB675IntroRequiring the Maryland Judiciary, in consultation with domestic violence and child abuse organizations, to develop a training program for judges presiding over child custody cases involving child abuse or domestic violence and to review and update th...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB698IntroEstablishing the Real Property Transfer-on-Death Deed Task Force to study other jurisdictions that have implemented the use of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring...
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2021-02-09
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB820IntroAltering certain provisions of law related to the execution of wills, powers of attorney, and advance directives to authorize the electronic execution and remote witnessing of those documents under certain circumstances; providing that a will, a powe...
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2021-02-09
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB375IntroEstablishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program to provide temporary benefits to a covered individual who is taking leave from employment; establishing the Family and Medical Leave Insurance Fund; requiring, beginning January 1, 2022, cer...
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2021-02-08
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1197IntroRequiring the Baltimore County Board of Education to employ legal counsel and a Chief Budget Analyst; providing for the terms of employment of the legal counsel and Chief Budget Analyst; requiring the legal counsel to serve as the legal advisor to th...
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2021-02-08
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB331IntroProhibiting a police officer from questioning a certain minor unless an attorney for the minor is physically present with the minor or communicating with the minor through live, two-way electronic and audio communication.
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB553IntroProhibiting a vehicle facing a circular green signal, a green arrow signal, or a steady yellow signal from entering an intersection if the vehicle is unable to completely proceed through the intersection; establishing certain exceptions to the prohib...
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2021-02-05
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1024IntroEstablishing the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, ...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB938IntroEstablishing the Real Property Transfer-on-Death Deed Task Force to study other jurisdictions that have implemented the use of a transfer-on-death deed for real property; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring...
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2021-02-04
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB512IntroEstablishing certain requirements for certain player brand agreements between certain professional athletes and certain investors; establishing that player brand agreements that comply with requirements of the Act are valid, binding, and enforceable ...
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2021-02-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB415IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a certain campaign finance entity established to receive public contributions for certain eligible candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to make a certain determination rega...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDSB500IntroEntering into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; establishing certain criteria and duties for compact states; requiring certain psychologists to hold a certain license from a home state and meet certain el...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB736IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-02-02
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB571IntroEntering the Interstate Licensed Professional Counselors Compact; stating the purpose of the Compact; requiring that a state meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; establishing duties of member states; authorizing a certain state to...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs 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
MDSB632IntroProhibiting certain candidates from petitioning for a recount under certain circumstances; prohibiting a registered voter from filing a petition for a recount based on the certified results of a ballot question under certain circumstances; altering t...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB761IntroProhibiting certain candidates from petitioning for a recount under certain circumstances; prohibiting a registered voter from filing a petition for a recount based on the certified results of a ballot question under certain circumstances; altering t...
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2021-02-01
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB744IntroProhibiting the clerk of a circuit court from collecting fees for docketing the appearance of a petitioner's counsel in certain domestic violence cases.
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB750IntroEstablishing that certain individuals have a right to legal representation in certain immigration proceedings; establishing the Right to Counsel in Immigration Proceedings Coordinator in the Office of the Attorney General to manage services and resou...
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2021-01-31
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:30 pm]
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB804IntroEstablishing a certain whistleblower reward program within the Office of the Comptroller; providing that a certain whistleblower who voluntarily provides certain information to the Comptroller shall be entitled to receive a certain monetary award und...
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2021-01-29
To House Ways and Means 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
MDSB486IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers at certain intervals; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during ...
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2021-01-26
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB681IntroEstablishing 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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2021-01-26
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB581IntroRequiring an essential employer to give a written statement regarding certain hazard pay paid to certain essential workers for each pay period; requiring an essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during a...
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2021-01-22
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB30IntroEstablishing the position of Climate Counsel in the Office of Climate Counsel; specifying the appointment process, term, qualifications, duties, and salary of the Climate Counsel; establishing the Office of Climate Counsel in the Public Service Commi...
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2021-01-18
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB424IntroRequiring the Comptroller to distribute public contributions to a certain campaign finance entity established to receive public contributions for certain eligible candidates; requiring the State Board of Elections to make a certain determination rega...
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2021-01-18
To House Ways and Means 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
MDHB242IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for emancipation of a minor and authorization to marry; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old is authorized to marry; prohibiting an individual under...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB315IntroRequiring a law enforcement officer who takes a child into custody to provide notice to the child's parents, guardian, or custodian in a manner reasonably calculated to give actual notice; requiring the notice to include the child's location, the rea...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary 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
MDSB173IntroExtending the jurisdiction of the equity court to include a petition for emancipation of a minor and authorization to marry; altering the conditions under which an individual who is 17 years old is authorized to marry; prohibiting an individual under...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
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