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MDHB1597PassRequiring certain Executive Branch Departments to report to the Governor and the General Assembly by October 1, 2018, regarding how many applications for occupational licenses and certificates were received during the preceding 5 years, how many of t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 796
MDSB1006PassAltering the definition of the construction practice term "Coast Smart" to include highway facilities; requiring the Coast Smart Council, in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation, to establish Coast...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 629
MDHB1350PassAltering the definition of the construction practice term "Coast Smart" to include highway facilities; requiring the Coast Smart Council in conjunction with the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Transportation, to establish Coast ...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 628
MDHB698PassRepealing certain provisions of law that authorize under certain circumstances, a person to plant, cultivate, process, sell, or buy industrial hemp in the State; repealing an authorization for the Department of Agriculture or an institution of higher...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 475
MDSB991PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 405
MDHB972PassRequiring a holder of a Class 4 limited winery license to own or have under contract at least 20 acres of grapes or other fruit in cultivation for use in the production of wine in the State or to ensure that at least 51% of the ingredients used in th...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 542
MDHB1532PassEstablishing the Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Farmers; requiring the Office of Student Financial Assistance in the Maryland Higher Education Commission to assist in the repayment of a higher education loan obtained for tuition, educ...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 404
MDSB1201PassEstablishing an Industrial Hemp Pilot Program to authorize and facilitate the research of industrial hemp and any aspect of growing, cultivating, harvesting, processing, manufacturing, transporting, marketing, or selling industrial hemp for agricultu...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 476
MDHB452PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 291
MDSB389PassRepealing provisions of law relating to the Northeast Interstate Dairy Compact; repealing the State's agreement to enter into the compact; repealing the statutory provisions reciting the compact; repealing provisions relating to the appointment, term...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 292
MDSB675PassRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 236
MDHB917PassAltering the composition of a scenic river advisory board in Frederick County if the scenic or wild river for which the board was created flows through Frederick County and one or more other counties.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 275
MDHB1662PassProhibiting retail pet stores from offering for sale, transferring, or disposing of cats or dogs; repealing certain provisions of law that authorize the sale of certain cats and dogs and set forth the requirements for a retail pet store that offers t...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 237
MDSB1032PassAltering the composition of a scenic river advisory board in Frederick County if the scenic or wild river for which the board was created flows through Frederick County and one or more other counties.
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 274
MDHB515PassRequiring the Department of Agriculture to conduct a study to assess the adverse financial impact of the invasive weed Palmer amaranth on the agricultural industry in the State and to determine the necessary actions each stakeholder must take to redu...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 246
MDHB766EngrossRequiring the Department of Legislative Services, in consultation with certain entities, to undertake a technical study to review changes in forest cover and tree canopy in the State; requiring the study to include surveys and mapping and certain ana...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed (114-25)
MDHB866IntroRequiring the Maryland Energy Administration to study the effect that an increase in the State's renewable energy portfolio standard, to include the increase in the percentage of energy required to be from solar energy, will have on the State's relia...
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2018-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB732IntroRequiring certain research facilities using dogs or cats for scientific research purposes to take certain steps to provide for the adoption of a certain dog or cat that is no longer needed for research purposes; authorizing certain research facilitie...
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2018-03-13
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1221IntroAltering the type of information that is required to be protected by the Department of Agriculture when maintaining certain nutrient management plan records.
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2018-02-23
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB980IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Establishing a Shelter Animal Refuge; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study, analyze, identify, evaluate, and make recommendatio...
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2018-02-21
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB700IntroEstablishing the Task Force to Study the Feasibility of Establishing a Shelter Animal Refuge; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Task Force; requiring the Task Force to study, analyze, identify, evaluate, and make recommendatio...
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2018-02-20
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
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