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MDHB100IntroIncreasing, from 29 to 30, the number of members of the Maryland Agricultural Commission appointed by the Governor; and requiring the Governor to appoint a member from a list of at least two nominees representing the hemp industry.
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2020-02-24
Favorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB224IntroAltering the scope of apprenticeship and training programs that may receive certain support through the Clean Energy Workforce Account from the Strategic Energy Investment Fund for clean energy industry development.
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2020-02-24
Favorable with Amendments Report by Finance
MDHB1068IntroProhibiting penalty and arrest for a medical cannabis dispensary or its agents for acquiring, possessing, transferring, transporting, selling, distributing, or dispensing medical cannabis, products containing medical cannabis, related supplies, or ed...
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2020-02-24
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1636IntroCapital Projects – High Performance and Green Buildings – Alterations (Green Building Restoration Act)
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2020-02-24
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB165EngrossAltering the nominating entity for four board members of the Industry Automobile Insurance Association to reflect the merger of the American Insurance Association and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America into the American Property Ca...
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2020-02-21
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB245EngrossAltering the definition of "practice social work" to include counseling for alcohol and drug use and addictive behaviors; requiring the State Board of Social Work Examiners, under certain circumstances, to approve licensees approved to engage in inde...
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2020-02-21
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB392IntroProhibiting the State Board of Elections from approving a contract with an election service provider unless the contract includes a clause requiring the election service provider to report to the State Administrator of Elections if any stage in the m...
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2020-02-21
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
MDSB752IntroEstablishing the NCDS Prescription Record System Program under the Maryland Health Care Commission; providing the purpose of the Program is to improve patient safety and reduce health care costs by allowing a prescriber and prescriber delegate to acc...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB916IntroProhibiting penalty and arrest for a medical cannabis dispensary or its agents for acquiring, possessing, transferring, transporting, selling, distributing, or dispensing medical cannabis, products containing medical cannabis, related supplies, or ed...
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2020-02-21
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]

Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
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
MDSB868IntroEstablishing the Career and Technology Education Committee; requiring the Committee to establish certain statewide goals for career and technical education; stating the purpose of the Career and Technology Education Innovation Grant in fiscal years 2...
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2020-02-19
[Hearing: Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1618IntroEstablishing the Cybersecurity Coordination and Operations Office within the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help improve statewide cybersecurity readiness and response; requiring the Director of MEMA to appoint an Executive Director a...
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2020-02-19
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB879IntroEstablishing that the Act applies only to an action against a certain manufacturer of a toxic substance for damages allegedly caused by the presence of paint or surface coatings containing the toxic substance in a residential building located in Balt...
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2020-02-18
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB9IntroDefining the term "breeding stable" as it relates to licensure, inspection, and regulation by the Maryland Horse Industry Board; and altering the definition of "horse establishment" to include a breeding stable.
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; Withdrawn
MDSB188IntroProviding that a food is misbranded if it is offered for sale in the State with a label that identifies the product as a meat or a meat product and the product contains animal tissue cultured from animal cells outside the animal from which the tissue...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Finance
MDSB796IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-02-17
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 12:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1036IntroEstablishing the Cybersecurity Coordination and Operations Office within the Maryland Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) to help improve statewide cybersecurity readiness and response; requiring the Director of MEMA to appoint an Executive Director a...
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2020-02-17
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB79EngrossExpanding the definition of "technology-based business" to include a nonprofit organization exempt from taxation under § 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code for purposes of the Maryland Technology Internship Program; and altering from 3.0 to 2.5 ...
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2020-02-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB984IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to ensure that providers of and individuals who receive certain services are not negatively impacted when using a certain software system or function; requiring that an individual receiving certain services...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1051IntroEntering into the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases Compact; establishing the Solemn Covenant of States Commission to administer the Compact; providing for the composition, voting procedures, operation, and powers and ...
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2020-02-14
[Hearing: Mar 2 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB270IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; r...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB352EngrossProviding that a requirement of yearly renewal and a limit of 5 years' duration on a manufacturing property tax credit in Somerset County does not apply to a tax exemption granted to Eastern Shore Forest Products, Inc.
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2020-02-13
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB398IntroEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer Incentive Program to foster job creation and economic development in the State by promoting the commercialization of research, facilitating the transfer of certain t...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB583IntroEstablishing the Maryland Small Business Innovation Research Technical Assistance Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation; providing the purpose of the Program is to provide technical assistance to small businesses in the State; re...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB602IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Partnership Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Partnership Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; requiri...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB739IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB826IntroEstablishing the Makerspace Initiative Pilot Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to encourage the establishment and expansion of makerspaces throughout the State; authorizing the Corporation to award certain financial assistanc...
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 3 @ 1:00 pm]
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1132IntroAuthorizing the placement and use of a speed monitoring system at the intersection of Maryland Route 333 (Oxford Road) and Bonfield Avenue in Talbot County, subject to certain placement and signage requirements.
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2020-02-13
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1585IntroExtending and altering the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill a $12,500,000 appropriation to the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund for fiscal years 2022 through 2026; altering the p...
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2020-02-13
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1578IntroExpressing the sense of the General Assembly that facial recognition technology can present certain risks as well as provide a variety of benefits and that safeguards are necessary to allow the use of the technology in ways that benefit society; esta...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1581IntroAltering the purpose of the Maryland Technology Internship Program; providing for the cumulative 2.5 grade point average that an individual shall maintain to qualify for participation in the Program with a unit of State government; providing for the ...
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2020-02-12
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB28EngrossProhibiting a person who is at least 13 years old, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a nonprofit entity, the State, or any unit or political subdivision of the State from knowingly and intentionally releasing or causing to be released, or...
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2020-02-12
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1508IntroProviding that certain provisions of law governing resource sharing do not apply to any private industry entities that have separate legal rights of access under State or local law to install communications lines and associated facilities in the Stat...
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2020-02-12
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1300IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-12
To House Appropriations Committee
MDHB1122IntroExcluding the University System of Maryland from certain provisions of law governing protection of information by government agencies; requiring the University System of Maryland to review and designate certain systems as systems of record based on c...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
[Hearing: Mar 5 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1086IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Basic Economic Security; providing for the composition, cochairs, and staffing of the Workgroup; establishing the duties of the Workgroup; prohibiting a member of the Workgroup from receiving compensation, but auth...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB905IntroRequiring, beginning on January 1, 2021, a prescriber or dispenser of a prescription drug to have access to and use, under certain circumstances, certain technology that provides patient-specific prescription drug benefit and cost information in a ce...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 25 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1270IntroAuthorizing a county board of education to develop a policy for public schools in the county to use home-based instructional days during the school year under certain circumstances; requiring a home-based instructional day policy to include certain p...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Feb 26 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1426IntroAltering references to the term "clean energy" to be "advanced clean energy" for purposes of certain provisions of law concerning the Maryland Clean Energy Center and the Maryland Energy Innovation Institute; altering certain findings of the General ...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1487IntroRequiring each county board of education, beginning in the 2021-2022 school year, to implement a certain agriculture science curriculum; requiring each county board to implement an agricultural education program that prepares students for certain car...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 4 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDHB1568IntroRequiring State residential centers and State-operated hospitals to develop a workplace safety plan; establishing certain requirements for a certain workplace safety plan; requiring that certain training address certain risks and include certain inst...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
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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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1523IntroRequiring a certain place of public accommodation that owns, leases, operates, or controls a movie theater to provide access to certain closed-captioning technology for the general public for certain motion pictures under certain circumstances; requi...
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2020-02-11
[Hearing: Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDSB1000IntroRepealing, altering, and adding certain provisions of law to implement The Blueprint for Maryland's Future, which is intended to transform Maryland's early childhood, primary, and secondary education system to the levels of high-performing systems ar...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB343IntroEstablishing the Maryland Technology Infrastructure Program in the Maryland Technology Development Corporation to facilitate strategic planning, manage a Maryland Technology Infrastructure Fund, and coordinate economic development service delivery; r...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Ways and Means Committee
MDSB413IntroAuthorizing 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, an associate, bachelor's, graduate, or postgra...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB389IntroExtending and altering the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Program; requiring the Governor to include in the annual budget bill a $12,500,000 appropriation to the Maryland E-Nnovation Initiative Fund for fiscal years 2022 through 2026; altering the p...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB804IntroEstablishing the Workgroup to Study Maryland's Emerging Digital Economy; providing for the composition, chair, and staffing of the Workgroup; requiring the Workgroup to study and make recommendations regarding certain matters relating to the State's ...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB799IntroRequiring a farm equipment manufacturer to make available diagnostic and repair documentation, updates, or information to an independent repair provider or owner of farm equipment to allow for the diagnosis, maintenance, or repair of the farm equipme...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1030IntroEstablishing that certain employers are not liable, under certain circumstances, for negligently hiring or failing to adequately supervise an employee based on evidence that the employee has received probation before judgment for an offense or has be...
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2020-02-10
[Hearing: Mar 6 @ 1:00 pm]
To House Economic Matters Committee
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