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MDHB204PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving alleged violations of certain air and water quality requirements in a certain manner; requiring the Department to keep an electronic record of certain complaints ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 442
MDSB324PassRequiring the Department of the Environment to receive and process complaints involving alleged violations of certain air and water quality requirements in a certain manner; requiring the Department of the Environment to keep an electronic record of ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 443
MDHB581PassRequiring each essential employer to take certain actions related to occupational safety and health during an emergency; providing that an essential worker has the right to refuse to perform a certain task as provided under certain provisions of law;...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 736
MDHB804PassEstablishing 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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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 515
MDHB1000PassProhibiting a guardian of the property of a minor or disabled person from distributing or disbursing property of the minor or disabled person without court authorization or confirmation if the guardian is not a family member of the minor or disabled ...
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2021-05-30
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 511
MDSB327PassAuthorizing the Division of Consumer Protection in the Office of the Attorney General to bring certain actions on behalf of certain susceptible adults and older adults; authorizing the Securities Commissioner of the Division of Securities of the Offi...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 311
MDHB425PassProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility or a public school; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing certain ransomware with the intent to us...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 145
MDHB589PassAltering the source of funding for certain required appropriations; altering the area in which certain raffle proceeds are required to be used; expanding the authorized uses of certain funds; establishing the Maternal and Child Health Population Heal...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 150
MDSB623PassProhibiting a person from committing a certain prohibited act with the intent to interrupt or impair the functioning of a health care facility or a public school; prohibiting a person from knowingly possessing ransomware with the intent to use the ra...
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2021-05-18
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 146
MDSB911Engross

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Increasing the limitations on the amount of compensatory damages and punitive damages that may be awarded to a complainant in a certain unlawful employment case; increasing the period of time, from 2 years to 3 years, for which a claimant may recover...
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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate D.E. Davis) Adopted
MDSB916Engross

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Establishing 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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2021-04-12
Motion Special Order until Later This Session (Delegate Luedtke) Adopted
MDHB26Engross

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Prohibiting 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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2021-03-19
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB220Intro

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Establishing a clean energy attribute credit standard for certain purposes; repealing certain provisions relating to the renewable energy portfolio standard; stating certain findings of the General Assembly; stating certain policies of the State rega...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDHB1012Intro

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Requiring certain employers at the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to reinstate certain laid-off employees under certain circumstances; requiring certain employers to provide certain laid-off employees with certain writte...
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2021-03-17
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
MDSB626Engross

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Prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally using excessive force; requiring a law enforcement officer to intervene to prevent another officer's use of excessive force; prohibiting a law enforcement officer from intentionally refusing to...
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2021-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1273Intro

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Requiring a landlord to pay $1,000 in liquidated damages to a tenant if the landlord violates the terms of an addendum to a commercial lease, unless a greater amount of liquidated damages are otherwise provided for under the terms of the lease agreem...
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2021-03-08
Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation
MDHB1314Intro

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Prohibiting a social media website from taking certain actions to censor the religious speech or political speech of a certain user; authorizing the Attorney General to bring a certain civil cause of action under certain circumstances; authorizing a ...
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2021-03-03
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1093Intro

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Prohibiting a landlord from using a lease or form of lease that contains a provision that prohibits, limits, or penalizes a tenant or another individual for reasonably summoning the assistance of law enforcement or emergency services; prohibiting a l...
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2021-03-02
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB218Intro

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Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2021-02-25
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1216Intro

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Authorizing complainants, respondents, and the Commission on Civil Rights to elect to have claims of public accommodation discrimination determined in a civil action brought by the Commission under certain circumstances and subject to certain require...
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2021-02-23
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDSB848Intro

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Requiring 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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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB912Intro

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Prohibiting certain employers from taking certain actions under the Maryland Wage and Hour Law and the Maryland Wage Payment and Collection Law; prohibiting certain employers from discriminating against certain employees under certain circumstances; ...
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2021-02-16
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB493Intro

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Authorizing, altering, or requiring the distribution and payment of certain revenue in certain fiscal years; increasing the amount local governments are required to reimburse the State for certain services; etc.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDHB117Intro

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Requiring a business, credit card processor, and vendor to take reasonable care to protect against unauthorized access to personal information connected to credit and debit cards in accordance with certain provisions of law; establishing that a busin...
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2021-02-10
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1184Intro

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Authorizing a judge, recalled judge, or retired judge of a State court to file a certain notice with a data broker, person, business, or other entity requesting the removal of personal identifying information within 72 hours of receipt of the notific...
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2021-02-10
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1282Intro

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Authorizing an individual to bring a nuisance action for damages caused by rodent harborage on real property against an owner of the property; defining "rodent harborage" as a condition that provides sustenance or shelter for rodents, promotes their ...
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2021-02-10
To House Environment and Transportation Committee
MDSB217Intro

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Requiring a business, credit card processor, and vendor to take reasonable care to protect against unauthorized access to personal information connected to credit and debit cards in accordance with certain provisions of law; establishing that a busin...
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2021-02-05
Withdrawn by Sponsor
MDHB1049Intro

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Establishing, notwithstanding any other provision of law, that a law enforcement officer is not immune from civil or criminal liability for acts or omissions causing certain physical or mental injury that occur while the law enforcement officer is ac...
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2021-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB686Intro

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Authorizing certain judges and prosecutors and certain immediate family members to make a written request that certain personal information be removed from the Internet or from certain other publications; requiring a person who receives a request und...
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2021-02-02
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB353Intro

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Establishing the civil liability of a law enforcement officer who deprives or allows another to deprive an individual of certain rights under the Maryland Declaration of Rights and the Maryland Constitution; requiring a court to award attorney's fees...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB828Intro

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Providing that a staff member of a school, acting in an official capacity, is not civilly liable for personal injury or property damage resulting from intervention in a student altercation or other student disturbance if the staff member intervened i...
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2021-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB486Intro

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Requiring 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
MDSB482Intro

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Prohibiting a supervisor, an appointing authority, and the head of a certain law enforcement agency from threatening or taking certain retaliatory actions against a certain law enforcement officer who discloses certain information or seeks a certain ...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB452Intro

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Providing that a person who is the victim of an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws may bring a civil action against a certain person; authorizing the court to impose an injunction and award damages that may be equal to t...
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2021-01-18
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB363Intro

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Authorizing a certain civil action to be brought against a person who knowingly summons a police officer with the intent to infringe on the person's constitutional rights, unlawfully discriminate against the person, cause the person to feel harassed ...
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2021-01-18
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB131Intro

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Requiring the Commissioner of Correction to provide a certain inmate with a certain step-down program to prepare an inmate for transition to the general population or the community; establishing the requirements of a certain step-down program; prohib...
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2021-01-15
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB372Intro

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Authorizing 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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2021-01-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB191Intro

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Prohibiting an employer from developing or implementing an application or hiring process that uses a higher education degree as a certain limitation except in certain circumstances; prohibiting an employer from using an applicant's lack of a higher e...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB292Intro

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Increasing 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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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB128Intro

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Providing that a person who is the victim of an act that would constitute a violation of certain hate crime laws may bring a civil action against the person or persons who committed the act in a court of competent jurisdiction; authorizing the court ...
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2020-12-28
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB17Intro

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Making certain provisions of law relating to the issuance of certain emergency orders subject to the Act; providing that a certain declaration is only effective with a certain approval by the General Assembly and for only a certain period of time; re...
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2020-12-23
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB154Intro

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Increasing 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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2020-12-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB227Intro

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Authorizing a certain civil action to be brought against a person who knowingly summons a police officer with the intent to infringe on the person's constitutional rights, unlawfully discriminate against the person, cause the person to feel harassed ...
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2020-12-23
To House Judiciary Committee
MDSB53Intro

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Establishing a clean energy attribute credit standard for certain purposes; repealing certain provisions relating to the renewable energy portfolio standard; stating certain findings of the General Assembly; stating certain policies of the State rega...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB16Intro

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Requiring certain private entities in possession of biometric identifiers or biometric information to develop a written policy, made available to the public, establishing a certain retention schedule and guidelines for permanently destroying biometri...
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2020-12-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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