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FY21 Budget

Title - Fiscal 2021 recommended budget

Law Number - FY21 Budget

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The Fiscal 2021 recommended budget totals $3.87 billion, including $3.0 billion for operating expenses and $823.2 million for capital investments. The General Fund budget totals $1.93 billion, a 1.8% decrease from the Fiscal 2020 Adopted Budget. The Fisca...

The Fiscal 2021 recommended budget totals $3.87 billion, including $3.0 billion for operating expenses and
$823.2 million for capital investments. The General Fund budget totals $1.93 billion, a 1.8% decrease from the
Fiscal 2020 Adopted Budget. The Fiscal 2021 recommendation is organized around my five key priorities: Chil‐
dren and Families, Public Safety, Clean and Healthy Communities, Equitable Neighborhood Development, and
Innovative Government.

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2021 MD H.B. 670

Title - AN ACT concerning Police Reform and Accountability Act of 2021

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 670

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Repeals the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights,provides that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State,authorizes a judge to issue a certain "no-knock" search warrant only...

Repeals the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights,provides that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State,authorizes a judge to issue a certain “no-knock” search warrant only under certain circumstances,provides that an individual attending a public institution of higher education is exempt from paying tuition if the individual intends to become a police officer under certain circumstances.

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2021 MD H.B. 670

Title - AN ACT concerning Police Reform and Accountability Act of 2021

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 670

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Repeals the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights,provides that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State,authorizes a judge to issue a certain "no-knock" search warrant only...

Repeals the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights,provides that the Police Department of Baltimore City is an agency and instrumentality of the City of Baltimore, instead of the State,authorizes a judge to issue a certain “no-knock” search warrant only under certain circumstances,provides that an individual attending a public institution of higher education is exempt from paying tuition if the individual intends to become a police officer under certain circumstances.

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2021 MD S.B. 922

Title - AN ACT concerning Office of Legislative Audits – Acceptance and Investigation of Allegations of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Law Number - 2021 MD S.B. 922

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Authorizes the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness,authorizes the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units,requires certain ...

Authorizes the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness,authorizes the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units,requires certain law enforcement units to cooperate and share information as needed to further an investigation.

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2021 MD S.B. 922

Title - AN ACT concerning Office of Legislative Audits – Acceptance and Investigation of Allegations of Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

Law Number - 2021 MD S.B. 922

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Authorizes the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness,authorizes the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units,requires certain ...

Authorizes the Office of Legislative Audits to compel by subpoena or otherwise certain records and the appearance of a person under oath as a witness,authorizes the Office to coordinate an investigation with certain law enforcement units,requires certain law enforcement units to cooperate and share information as needed to further an investigation.

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2021 MD H.B. 1316

Title - AN ACT concerning Baltimore City – Police Officers – Promotional Appointments

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1316

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Alters the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments,authorizes the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board has sustained a certain mi...

Alters the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments,authorizes the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board has sustained a certain misconduct complaint against the applicant between the time the applicant applied for the promotion and the time in which the applicant is to be selected for the promotion.

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2021 MD H.B. 1316

Title - AN ACT concerning Baltimore City – Police Officers – Promotional Appointments

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1316

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Alters the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments,authorizes the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board has sustained a certain mi...

Alters the procedures used by the Police Commissioner of Baltimore City to award promotional appointments,authorizes the Commissioner to remove certain applicants from the list of eligible appointees if the Civilian Review Board has sustained a certain misconduct complaint against the applicant between the time the applicant applied for the promotion and the time in which the applicant is to be selected for the promotion.

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2021 MD H.B. 1248

Title - AN ACT concerning Public Safety – Police Officer – Data Collection and Reporting

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1248

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Requires certain law enforcement agencies to report by March 1, 2022, and each March 1 thereafter, certain information to the Governor's Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services regarding law enforcement officer-involved incidents that resul...

Requires certain law enforcement agencies to report by March 1, 2022, and each March 1 thereafter, certain information to the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services regarding law enforcement officer-involved incidents that resulted in a monetary settlement or judgment against the law enforcement agency, requires the Governor’s Office of Crime Prevention, Youth, and Victim Services to adopt certain procedures and compile and report certain information to the General Assembly.

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2021 MD H.B. 1024

Title - AN ACT concerning Charles County – Citizens Complaint Oversight Board

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1024

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Establishes the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, and ma...

Establishes the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, and make recommendations for improving the policies and operations of law enforcement units to reduce incidents of police misconduct,establishes certain requirements for members of the Board,requires the Board to employ staff.

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2021 MD H.B. 1089

Title - AN ACT concerning Primary and Secondary Education – Expansion of Mental Health Services and Prohibition of School Resource Officers (Police-Free Schools Act)

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1089

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Repeals certain provisions of law relating to the establishment of the Baltimore City School Police Force,prohibits a local school system from contracting with certain law enforcement agencies for a certain purpose,prohibits a local school system from est...

Repeals certain provisions of law relating to the establishment of the Baltimore City School Police Force,prohibits a local school system from contracting with certain law enforcement agencies for a certain purpose,prohibits a local school system from establishing its own police force,alters certain functions and duties of the Maryland Center for School Safety to require the Center to analyze certain data, to certify certain law enforcement coverage, and to submit a certain report.

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2021 MD H.B. 1024

Title - AN ACT concerning Charles County – Citizens Complaint Oversight Board

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1024

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Establishes the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, and ma...

Establishes the Citizens Complaint Oversight Board of Charles County to conduct investigations into incidents of alleged police misconduct that occur in Charles County in a fair and timely manner, identify and address patterns of police misconduct, and make recommendations for improving the policies and operations of law enforcement units to reduce incidents of police misconduct,establishes certain requirements for members of the Board,requires the Board to employ staff.

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2021 MD H.B. 1049

Title - Police Qualified Immunity and Accountability Act

Law Number - 2021 MD H.B. 1049

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Establishes, 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 acting i...

Establishes, 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 acting in an official capacity,prohibits a person from bringing an action under the Act under certain circumstances,specifies that certain immunity does not apply to a claim brought under the Act.

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