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MDHB124EngrossRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of a minor to provide written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available to each tanning facility a notice to be conspicu...
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2019-03-25
Favorable Report by Finance
MDHB175IntroExtending the termination date applicable to the Maryland Research and Development Tax Credit to June 30, 2028; and extending the applicability of the credit to taxable years beginning before January 1, 2027.
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2019-03-25
Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and Means
MDHB768IntroEstablishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board as an instrumentality of the State the purpose of which is to protect State residents and certain stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products; req...
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2019-03-25
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
MDSB387IntroRequiring a person seeking to construct a natural gas pipeline to apply for a certain water quality certification and pay a nonrefundable fee; requiring the Department of the Environment to establish a certain fee for the submission and review of a w...
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2019-03-22
Laid Over (Senator Reilly) Adopted
MDSB588IntroRequiring the Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation to develop a mobile application to target employers in industries in which industry skills align with the skills developed through membership in a certain student organization; requiring co...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB652EngrossEntering into the Interstate Physical Therapy Licensure Compact to facilitate interstate practice of physical therapy with the goal of improving public access to services; requiring a state to meet certain requirements to participate in the Compact; ...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB859IntroRequiring that all advertisements for medical cannabis, medical cannabis products, or medical cannabis-related services be consistent with certain federal regulations governing prescription drug advertising; prohibiting certain advertisements from be...
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2019-03-22
Special Order until 3/26 (Senator Smith) Adopted
MDHB1113EngrossEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; authorizing the Office to con...
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2019-03-22
Second Reading Passed
MDHB600EngrossIncluding nuclear energy in the energy sources that may be used to satisfy the renewable energy portfolio standard; and altering the definition of "Tier 1 renewable source" to include nuclear energy.
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2019-03-22
Third Reading Passed (102-34)
MDSB173EngrossRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide training to certain Executive Branch agencies on the preparation of certain economic impact analyses; requiring a promulgating unit to establish an electronic registry that allows any small...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB203EngrossAltering the standard for achieving a no net loss of forest policy by altering the definition of "no net loss of forest" to mean that 40% of all land in Maryland is covered by forest as determined by data used in the most current Chesapeake Bay Water...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB371EngrossRequiring a dental practice to be owned, managed, or operated by a licensed dentist, subject to certain exceptions; authorizing an unlicensed person to take certain actions; prohibiting a licensed dentist from raising a certain defense in a certain a...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Apr 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB492IntroRequiring the Maryland Green Purchasing Committee to publish a list of carbon-intensive foods, in consultation with the Department of the Environment and the Department of General Services, and to establish best practices for units to reduce the volu...
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2019-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB698EngrossProhibiting a vehicle manufacturer from recovering by certain means all or a portion of its costs for compensating a vehicle dealer for vehicle preparation and delivery or warranty or recall repairs by arbitrarily reducing the amount of the compensat...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1349EngrossExtending the date to September 1, 2019, for the State Department of Education and the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain technical assistance to schools and develop a process to monitor implementation of guidelines for public schools r...
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB516EngrossEstablishing certain criteria for qualified offshore wind projects applied for on or after July 1, 2017, termed Round 2 offshore wind projects; altering and extending the minimum required percentage of energy that must be derived from Tier 1 renewabl...
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2019-03-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB244EngrossAuthorizing a credit against the State income tax for certain individuals with outstanding student loan debt during the taxable year if the debt was incurred to attend an institution of higher education, a certain degree was obtained, and the individ...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB283EngrossExempting from the sales and use tax the cleaning of a commercial or industrial building if the building is owned by a common ownership community or retirement community and used for certain purposes; providing that the exemption does not apply to a ...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB574EngrossEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program in the Department of Commerce; providing that the purpose of the Program is to foster job creation and economic development in the State; establish...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB522EngrossProviding that certain regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health establishing a certain licensing system is a rescindable, rather than nonrescindable, alternative to certain regulation; extending, from 14 to 30, the number of consecuti...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB565IntroIncreasing the number of hours of continuing education that therapeutically certified optometrists are required to attend from 30 to 40; providing that continuing education on use and management of certain therapeutic pharmaceutical agents include a ...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; Withdrawn
MDSB656EngrossAuthorizing an additional 5% tax credit under the heritage structure rehabilitation tax credit program for certain commercial rehabilitations that qualify as opportunity zone projects; altering the definition of "small commercial project" to include ...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB1039IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for certain drug products; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be at least equal to the National Average Dr...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1274EngrossEstablishing the Opioid Restitution Fund as a special, nonlapsing fund; specifying the purpose of the Fund; requiring the State Treasurer to hold the Fund, and the Comptroller to account for the Fund; specifying the contents of the Fund; specifying t...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB299EngrossRepealing the exemption authorizing a parent or legal guardian of certain minors to provide certain written consent for the minor to use a tanning device; requiring owners, employees, and operators of tanning facilities to ensure that a certain notic...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB515EngrossEstablishing the Workforce Readiness Grant Program to provide matching grants to a community college to improve the community college's technology; authorizing each community college campus to accept certain donations that further the purpose of the ...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB510EngrossProhibiting the owner or operator of a refuse disposal system from accepting loads of separately collected organic waste for final disposal unless the owner or operator provides for the organics recycling of the organic waste; authorizing loads of se...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB860EngrossProhibiting certain persons from being subject to revocation of mandatory supervision, parole, or probation for the medical use of or possession of medical cannabis.
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1279EngrossRequiring the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission to adopt certain procurement regulations relating to source selection; authorizing the Commission to adopt regulations establishing a minority business enterprise program if it dete...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1124EngrossRequiring certain units to make a certain certification regarding certain local regulations; requiring the Department of Budget and Management to provide training to certain units on the preparation of certain economic analyses; requiring certain uni...
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2019-03-19
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1235IntroEstablishing a Healthy Climate Initiative in the Department of the Environment for certain purposes; requiring the Secretary of the Environment to administer certain schedules of greenhouse gas pollution charges; requiring the Secretary to delegate c...
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2019-03-19
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB922EngrossProhibiting a person from selling, offering for sale, or advertising a product labeled as milk or a milk-based product if the product is not derived from a cow or another animal.
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2019-03-19
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB132EngrossExpanding the eligibility requirements for the Robotics Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing certain youth with an out-of-school time experience that focuses on personal and workforce development, to support existing rob...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB256EngrossEstablishing the Trauma-Informed Schools Initiative in the State Department of Education to expand the use of the trauma-informed approach used in schools and intensively train schools on becoming trauma-informed schools; requiring the Department, in...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB255EngrossEncouraging each county board of education to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for successful careers and informed choices relating to certain systems and for opportunities in agriculture-related employment and highe...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB440EngrossRepealing the limit on the number of Pathways in Technology Early College High (P-TECH) Planning Grants that may be awarded to a local school system in each year; removing the prohibition against new P-TECH Planning Grants being awarded to establish ...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB527EngrossAltering the definition of "cottage food product" to include nonhazardous food, as specified in regulations adopted by the Maryland Department of Health, that is sold in the State in accordance with certain provisions of law and regulations adopted b...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB511EngrossAltering the definition of "soil conditioner" to include the digestate produced by anaerobic digestion for purposes of the Maryland Commercial Fertilizer Law.
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2019-03-18
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB640EngrossEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-03-18
Hearing 3/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Appropriations) and Hearing canceled (House Rules and Executive Nominations)
MDHB740EngrossProhibiting a person from transporting into the State or manufacturing, possessing, selling, offering to sell, transferring, purchasing, or receiving a firearm manufactured after 1968 that is not imprinted with a serial number issued by a federally l...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB720EngrossRequiring the Department of Natural Resources, in coordination with the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, to convene a stakeholder workgroup to develop a package of consensus recommendations for enhancing and implementing the f...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1100EngrossRequiring the State Board of Waterworks and Waste Systems Operators to set certain fees so as to produce funds sufficient to cover certain costs of regulating waterworks, wastewater works, and industrial wastewater works in accordance with certain pr...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1172EngrossRenaming the Regional Additive Manufacturing Partnership of Maryland to be the Regional Advanced Manufacturing Partnership of Maryland; renaming the associated fund to be the Regional Advanced Manufacturing Partnership of Maryland Fund; expanding the...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB904EngrossRequiring a person who holds a certain certificate or license to comply with certain reporting requirements and deadlines related to implementation of the Phosphorus Management Tool and the submission of certain soil test phosphorus levels; requiring...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1114EngrossRequiring the State Board of Well Drillers to set certain fees in a manner that will produce funds sufficient to cover the actual direct and indirect costs of regulating the well drilling industry; continuing the Board in accordance with the Maryland...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1243EngrossRequiring that motor scooter sharing companies include on each motor scooter a tactile phone number through which an individual who is blind or visually impaired may contact the company; and requiring that motor scooter sharing companies provide indi...
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2019-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB384IntroRequiring the Department of Natural Resources to prepare fishery management plans for the soft-shell clam and razor clam species on or before December 31, 2020, subject to available funding.
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDHB496IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the State Department of Education, the Department of General Services, and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health, to adopt certain regulations under certain circumstances and to requ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB483EngrossExpanding the purpose and use of the Maryland Farms and Families Fund to include grants to nonprofit farmers markets and local nonprofit organizations; authorizing the Department of Agriculture, when awarding grants, to consider a nonprofit organizat...
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2019-03-16
[Hearing: Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB833IntroCreating an exception from motor vehicle registration requirements, under certain circumstances, for golf carts or robotic delivery devices operated on a municipal highway in the Town of North Beach, Calvert County; and authorizing the town of North ...
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2019-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
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