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Summary:
This act requires the Department of State Police (DSP), when it advertises for or recruits new employees, to include advertising targeted towards racial and ethnic communities or other individuals that are...
Subject:
Race and Ethnicity, Policing, Hiring Practices
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This act protects people that are transgender from housing or employment discrimination on the basis of their gender identity. This act also prohibits an owner or operator of a place of public accommodation...
Subject:
Marriage and Families, Civil Liberties, Employment, LGBTQ, Women, Immigrants and Immigration, Housing and Property, Housing and Property, Employment, Services, Benefits, and Programs, Job Protection and Retention
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This act expands eligibility for a waiver of certain tuition and fees at specified state institutions of higher education for qualifying unaccompanied homeless youth. This act extends the tuition waivers...
Subject:
School Funding, Higher Education, Homeless
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes documentation requirements a collector must meet before initiating contact with a debtor or a person related to the debtor, requires disclosure if the statute of limitations for...
Subject:
Banking
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill establishes a three-year pilot program administered by the Public Service Commission (PSC) on community renewable energy generating systems, which are systems that: 1) generate electricity from...
Subject:
Renewable Energy, Utilities
Year:
2014
Source:
Massachusetts Legislature
Summary:
This bill directs the Secretary of Public Safety and Correctional Services to establish a Pretrial Release Services Program to be operated at a county level and that offers alternatives to pretrial detention...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill updates the state's Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard (RPS) with a requirement that by 2022, at least 0.0005% of the state’s electricity supply shall come from hydrokinetic turbines, which are...
Subject:
Reports and Disclosure, Renewable Energy, Utilities
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits an individual from engaging in the hydraulic fracturing of a well for the exploration or production of natural gas in the state.
Subject:
Fossil Fuels, Public Health
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill prohibits an individual from intentionally disclosing a sexually explicit image of another individual who is identifiable and whose intimate parts are exposed or who is engaged in a sexual act or...
Subject:
Nonviolent Crime
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature
Summary:
This bill directs the applicable pretrial service unit to conduct an evidence-based risk assessment of a defendant held on no-bail status and, upon completion of the assessment, the court must conduct a...
Subject:
Courts
Year:
2014
Source:
Maryland Legislature