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2020 MD H.B. 1111

Title - AN ACT concerning Public Safety – Special Police Officers – Training and Renewal of Commission

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1111

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Repeals the authorization for the Secretary of State Police to require certain training,requires a candidate for a commission as a special police officer to complete training and education,exempts a certain candidate for commission as a special police off...

Repeals the authorization for the Secretary of State Police to require certain training,requires a candidate for a commission as a special police officer to complete training and education,exempts a certain candidate for commission as a special police officer from completing certain training,reduces the duration of an initial commission as a special police officer.

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2020 MD H.B. 1090

Title - AN ACT concerning Law Enforcement – Complaints and Investigations and Use of Force (Anton’s Law)

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1090

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Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a cu...

Establishes that the use of force and deadly force by a police officer is justified under certain circumstances,establishes that records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers are not personnel records for certain purposes,authorizes a custodian of records to deny inspection of records relating to complaints against law enforcement officers under certain circumstances.

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2020 MD H.B. 1012

Title - AN ACT concerning Motor Vehicle Administration Police – Powers

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 1012

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Authorizes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal Laws of the State and to make arrests,includes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland P...

Authorizes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal Laws of the State and to make arrests,includes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.

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2020 MD H.B. 941

Title - AN ACT concerning Department of General Services – Jurisdiction and Maryland Capitol Police

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 941

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Alters the jurisdiction of the Department of General Services to include State-owned or State-leased buildings and grounds and extending to the surrounding area that encompasses 1,000 feet in any direction from the boundary of those buildings and grounds,...

Alters the jurisdiction of the Department of General Services to include State-owned or State-leased buildings and grounds and extending to the surrounding area that encompasses 1,000 feet in any direction from the boundary of those buildings and grounds,alters the jurisdiction of the Maryland Capitol Police of the Department,requires the Secretary of General Services to appoint the Chief of the Maryland Capitol Police,provides that the Chief serves at the pleasure of the Secretary.

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2020 MD H.B. 955

Title - AN ACT concerning Snare Traps – Prohibition Against Use, Sale, Possession, Setting, Placing, or Maintaining – Alterations

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 955

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Repeals a provision of law making the possession of a snare trap Prima facie evidence that the trap was used to violate a certain provision of law,repeals a requirement that a law enforcement officer of the State confiscate and destroy a snare trap under ...

Repeals a provision of law making the possession of a snare trap Prima facie evidence that the trap was used to violate a certain provision of law,repeals a requirement that a law enforcement officer of the State confiscate and destroy a snare trap under certain circumstances,repeals a prohibition against possessing a snare trap in certain counties,repeals a prohibition against using, selling, possessing, setting, placing, or maintaining a snare trap in Cecil County.

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2020 MD H.B. 1012

Title - AN ACT concerning Motor Vehicle Administration Police – Powers

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Authorizes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal Laws of the State and to make arrests,includes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland P...

Authorizes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police to enforce the general criminal Laws of the State and to make arrests,includes members of the Motor Vehicle Administration Police in connection with provisions of law relating to the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission and the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights.

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2020 MD S.B. 633

Title - AN ACT concerning Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission – Training Requirements – Hate Crimes

Law Number - 2020 MD S.B. 633

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Requires the Police Training and Standards Commission to require entrance level and in service police training conducted by the state and each county and municipal police training school to include in their curriculum training relating to the criminal law...

Requires the Police Training and Standards Commission to require entrance level and in service police training conducted by the state and each county and municipal police training school to include in their curriculum training relating to the criminal laws concerning recognition of, reporting of, and response to hate crimes.

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2020 MD H.B. 843

Title - AN ACT concerning Income Tax – Subtraction Modification – State Law Enforcement Officers

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 843

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Alters a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain law enforcement officers to include State law enforcement officers who reside in the political subdivision in which the law enforcement officer is employed with a crime rate that ...

Alters a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain law enforcement officers to include State law enforcement officers who reside in the political subdivision in which the law enforcement officer is employed with a crime rate that exceeds the State’s crime rate,applies the Act to taxable years beginning after a specified date.

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2020 MD S.B. 823

Title - AN ACT concerning Sheriff of Baltimore City – Salaries and Collective Bargaining

Law Number - 2020 MD S.B. 823

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Authorizes certain sworn law enforcement officers and court security officers in Baltimore City to collectively bargain with the Secretary of Budget and Management and the Sheriff of Baltimore City,requires the Sheriff and the Secretary to recognize a cer...

Authorizes certain sworn law enforcement officers and court security officers in Baltimore City to collectively bargain with the Secretary of Budget and Management and the Sheriff of Baltimore City,requires the Sheriff and the Secretary to recognize a certain exclusive representative for the purpose of collective bargaining,authorizes the Sheriff, the Secretary, and the exclusive representative to select the number of individuals designated to represent certain parties in collective bargaining.

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2020 MD H.B. 875

Title - AN ACT concerning Montgomery County – Distracted Driving Monitoring Systems – Authorization

Law Number - 2020 MD H.B. 875

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Authorizes a law enforcement agency in Montgomery County to place distracted driver monitoring systems on highways located in Montgomery County, if authorized by the governing body of Montgomery County,requires that a recorded image made by a distracted d...

Authorizes a law enforcement agency in Montgomery County to place distracted driver monitoring systems on highways located in Montgomery County, if authorized by the governing body of Montgomery County,requires that a recorded image made by a distracted driver monitoring system include an image of the vehicle, the license plates, and the time, date, and location of the violation,provides that the driver of a motor vehicle recorded committing a certain violation is subject to a certain civil penalty.

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2020 MD S.B. 899

Title - AN ACT concerning Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission – Body-Worn Camera Policy

Law Number - 2020 MD S.B. 899

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Requires a certain policy developed and published by the Police Training and Standards Commission to address the use of a body worn camera by an off duty law enforcement officer authorized or approved by a law enforcement agency to work secondary employme...

Requires a certain policy developed and published by the Police Training and Standards Commission to address the use of a body worn camera by an off duty law enforcement officer authorized or approved by a law enforcement agency to work secondary employment who is in the uniform of the agency or is carrying or possessing a firearm as a part of the officer’s official duties.

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2020 MD S.B. 907

Title - AN ACT concerning Public Safety – Crime Plan and Law Enforcement Councils (Maryland State Crime Plan)

Law Number - 2020 MD S.B. 907

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Establishes the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing state resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence sharing,requires the Council to prepare a comprehensive crime plan for th...

Establishes the Law Enforcement Coordinating Council to prevent and reduce crime by coordinating and focusing state resources and ensuring interagency communication and intelligence sharing,requires the Council to prepare a comprehensive crime plan for the state.

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