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MDHB123PassRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 67
MDHB177PassAuthorizing the Department of the Environment to take certain emergency actions to protect life, property, or the environment against risks arising from dams, reservoirs, and similar waterway constructions that are in imminent danger of failure; requ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 97
MDHB580PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 262
MDSB450PassRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to make available a certain form; requiring certain biosafety level 3 (BSL-3) laboratories in Frederick County to report certain information to the Department on or before October 30 each year; requiring th...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 263
MDHB1420PassIncreasing the family income threshold at which a hospital's financial assistance policy must provide free and reduced cost medically necessary care to patients; requiring that a certain financial assistance policy include a certain payment plan, ava...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 470
MDSB1010PassEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 592
MDSB407VetoEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB877VetoRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
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2020-05-07
Vetoed by the Governor (Policy)
MDSB217EngrossRequiring an employer, on request, to provide to an applicant for employment the wage range for the position for which the applicant applied; prohibiting an employer from taking negative actions against an applicant for employment because the applica...
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2020-03-18
Favorable with Amendments Report by Economic Matters
MDHB985EngrossAuthorizing the State's Attorney to certify that a conviction was in error under certain circumstances; altering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who h...
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2020-03-18
Motion Rules Suspend Two Readings Same Day Const/Rule 24 (Senator Smith) Rejected (29-15)
MDHB744EngrossRequiring a landlord to make a certain disclosure to prospective tenants if the landlord uses a ratio utility billing system; requiring that a certain lease provision is unenforceable if a landlord fails to make a certain disclosure; requiring a land...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1067IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-03-14
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB754EngrossAdding certain sources of revenue required to be credited to the Nondepository Special Fund; requiring the Commissioner of Financial Regulation to pay certain fines and penalties into the General Fund of the State; altering certain provisions on the ...
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2020-03-13
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1238IntroProhibiting the construction of a certain transportation project involving a magnetic levitation propulsion system without a certain informed consent of a majority of the governing bodies of the affected counties; requiring a project owner to provide...
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2020-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1299IntroProhibiting certain physicians from having a financial relationship with each other; repealing a provision of law providing that a physician is not liable for certain damages or subject to a certain penalty under certain circumstances; prohibiting a ...
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2020-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB990IntroAuthorizing a person with a secured interest in residential property in Baltimore County, under certain circumstances, to file an order to docket or complaint to foreclose accompanied by an affidavit that the residential property is vacant or unfit f...
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2020-03-09
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1143IntroProhibiting an employer from disqualifying an individual employed under contract with the employer from subsequent employment with the employer under certain circumstances; authorizing a certain individual to bring a civil action in a certain court t...
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2020-03-09
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB816IntroRequiring a landlord to provide a residential tenant and each individual at least 16 years old who is authorized to reside at the residential rental property with a State voter registration application within 15 days after the date of occupancy; mak...
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2020-03-06
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDSB997IntroIncreasing from $10,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount of compensatory damages that may be awarded to an owner of a pet from a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of the pet while acting individually or through an animal under the perso...
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2020-03-04
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1656IntroRequiring certain businesses that collect a consumer's personal information to provide certain clear and conspicuous notices to the consumer at or before the point of collection; authorizing a consumer to submit a certain request for information to a...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1072IntroAuthorizing a licensed home inspector to give to a person for whom the licensed home inspector provides a home inspection for compensation or the person's representative a written report that states the home energy rating (HERS Index), a U.S. Departm...
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2020-02-28
To Senate Rules Committee
MDHB163IntroProhibiting an employer from requiring, as a condition of employment or continued employment, an employee or a prospective employee, under certain circumstances, to join or remain a member of a labor organization, pay charges to a labor organization,...
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2020-02-25
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
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
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB478IntroEstablishing a civil cause of action for damages from theft; establishing that a person may recover certain costs under a certain cause of action; requiring a person claiming injury to make a certain written demand prior to filing an action for damag...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn
MDSB399IntroEstablishing a civil cause of action for damages from theft; establishing that a person may recover certain reasonable costs under a certain cause of action; requiring a person claiming injury may file a request for a waiver of the written demand req...
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2020-02-17
Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; Withdrawn
MDHB793IntroProhibiting, except when necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the pregnant woman, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a certain individual to seek ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1179IntroRequiring a certain health care facility or abortion clinic to disclose, provide, and inform a parent of certain information within a certain period of time except under certain circumstances; requiring a parent to authorize the final disposition of ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB839IntroEstablishing 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, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1448IntroRequiring the Commissioner of Labor and Industry, in consultation with the Office of the Attorney General, to develop certain guidelines relating to the classification and treatment of employees and independent contractors; requiring the guidelines t...
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2020-02-11
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB745IntroEstablishing the Senior and Vulnerable Adult Asset Recovery Unit in the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of protecting seniors and vulnerable adults from financial crimes under § 8-801 of the Criminal Law Article; authorizing the Unit ...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1139IntroEstablishing a Maryland Code of Military Justice; providing for jurisdiction and applicability of the Act; providing for authority of certain judge advocates; establishing the rights of certain victims; providing for the apprehension and restraint of...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1115IntroAuthorizing a certain civil action to be brought against a person who knowingly summons a police officer with a certain intent; specifying certain types of damages that a certain person is entitled to recover; and providing that the Act does not rest...
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2020-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1071IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1097IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1330IntroRevising provisions relating to the Maryland Underground Facilities Damage Prevention Authority; altering the application and scope of certain provisions relating to underground facilities and damage prevention; requiring certain newly installed unde...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1562IntroProhibiting private education lenders and private education loan collectors from initiating a certain action except under certain circumstances; prohibiting a court from entering a certain judgment unless the private education lender or private educa...
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2020-02-10
To House Economic Matters Committee
MDHB1540IntroRequiring the Department of the Environment, in consultation with the Maryland Department of Health, the State Department of Education, the Department of Housing and Community Development, and the Department of General Services, to adopt certain regu...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1372IntroEstablishing that a landlord is deemed to warrant a residential dwelling unit in a certain manner and holds a certain obligation by offering the unit for rent; authorizing a tenant to bring a certain action for money damages under certain circumstanc...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDHB1483IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB357IntroProhibiting, except under certain circumstances, the performance or inducement or attempted performance or inducement of an abortion unless a certain determination as to the probable age of the unborn child is made by a certain physician; providing t...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB696IntroRequiring any marketing or advertising materials published or provided by a behavioral health program to provide certain information about treatment services provided by the behavioral health program; prohibiting a health care practitioner from knowi...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB801IntroAuthorizing the recovery of actual damages, expenses, litigation costs, and interest in obligee claims against surety insurance providers under certain circumstances; applying certain provisions of law on unfair claim settlement practices to surety i...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB992IntroIncreasing from $10,000 to $25,000 the maximum amount of compensatory damages that may be awarded to an owner of a pet from a person who tortiously causes an injury to or death of the pet under certain circumstances.
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2020-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB675IntroAuthorizing a person with a secured interest in residential property in Baltimore County, under certain circumstances, to file an order to docket or complaint to foreclose accompanied by an affidavit that the residential property is vacant or unfit f...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB797IntroAltering a provision of law to require, rather than authorize, the Board of Public Works to pay certain compensation to a certain individual who has been erroneously convicted, sentenced, and confined on a finding of eligibility by an administrative ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB874IntroEstablishing an exception to motor vehicle registration requirements for personal delivery devices; authorizing a personal delivery device to operate on any highway, sidewalk, or crosswalk in the State; prohibiting a personal delivery device from bei...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB1037IntroSpecifying that, notwithstanding any other provision of law, no statutory limitation on noneconomic damages applies in certain claims or actions for damages for personal injury or wrongful death that arise on or after October 1, 2020 under certain ci...
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2020-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB539IntroEstablishing 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, 2021, cer...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB641IntroRequiring that a certain summary that certain employers are required to keep conspicuously posted in certain places of employment include certain antiretaliation provisions; prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB742IntroProviding that an agreement by a foreign worker to waive certain rights is void as contrary to public policy; requiring an individual to be licensed by the Commissioner of Labor and Industry before the individual may perform a foreign labor contracti...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
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