The law requires people who owe child support and win money from gambling to report those winnings as part of their income.
Non-profit groups who have a gaming permits are eligible to apply for a permit for some of their special events.
The law allows people hunting with a bow and arrow in Garrett, Allegany, and part of Washington County to openly carry a gun in case they get attacked by a bear.
The Garrett, Allegany, and Washington County laws allow hunting of all game species in season on public and private land. The Frederick County law allows only deer hunting on Sundays.
If organizers get the signatures required by May 31, the next hurdle will be in the end of June when they must have almost 56,000 valid signatures to put the measure on November's ballot.
Maryland has officially joined 17 other states and the District of Columbia in support of anti-discrimination protections for transgender people after Governor Martin O'Malley signed the Fairness for All Marylanders Act into law Thursday.
There were several big races during the Morgan County Primary election Tuesday night, but it was the fate of the school levy that most residents were waiting for.
Election results came in quickly Tuesday night in Berkeley County, where several races were won by just a few votes. That includes a win by 17-year-old high school student Saira Blair.
Sheriff and County Commission have tight match-up.
Election officials say the turnout Tuesday morning was disappointing. They are hoping to see more voters come out before polls close at 7:30 p.m.
In Maryland, the bill lowers from 75 to 50 the required seating capacity for a business to get a liquor license.
The new law will raise the state's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2018.
Those at the shelter say a Maryland Court of Appeal's 2012 ruling calling all pit bulls "inherently dangerous" has made it harder for dogs like Nino to get adopted.
Governor Martin O'Malley signed a bill into law giving the Washington County Sheriff a pay raise.
Organizers will need to collect 18,500 signatures by May 31st and almost 56,000 signatures by June 30th.
A local police department isn't very fond of the law and says it will have a negative impact on how they operate.
The Washington County Delegation sponsored a bill allowing the comptroller to withhold state tax refunds for people with an outstanding arrest warrant.
The Ralls are a transgender married couple who live in Hagerstown, Md. Jack was born female and identifies as a male, and Sarah was born male and identifies as a female.
In Frederick County, Md., it allows county civic and charitable groups to hold up to four gaming events each year with major prizes of more than $5,000.
Also passing on the last day of session, "Jake's Law," which increases the penalties for someone using a cell phone while driving if they kill or seriously injure another person and are found at fault for the accident.
It would gradually raise the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour by 2018.
A final vote on the minimum wage bill is scheduled on the Maryland Senate floor Saturday. The bill will then head to the Maryland House of Delegates.
The bill will apply to children whose families make less than 300 percent of the federal poverty guidelines.
The bill would increase the penalties for people using a cell phone who are at fault for an accident that causes the death or serious injury to another person to up to three years in prison, 12 points on a driving record, and a $5,000 fine.
"I hear it constantly from people that they're moving to Florida and other states because they pay taxes all their life, and it's not fair you pay taxes after you die."
Passing in the Maryland House of Delegates Thursday, the state's $39 billion budget for fiscal year 2015. The bill passed with a 100-to-38 vote.
Maryland's transgender rights bill passed in the House of Delegates Thursday, and is heading to the governor's desk for his signature.
One bill would allow patients to use medical marijuana and another one would decriminalize possessing a small amount of the drug.
The bill is one of Governor Martin O'Malley's biggest bills this session. It would offer pre-K to almost 1,600 more children in the state.
"I just find it completely ridiculous and irresponsible that state lawmakers would vote to subsidize illegal behavior and vote to give people free needles of a drug that's killing people."
"If we're going to raise the regular minimum wage, it's important also to raise the wages of tipped workers. Otherwise, all the rest of us are actually subsidizing the profit margins for employers."
"I think that there would be nothing more horrifying than to get a Twitter or Facebook with your picture up there in a, how would you say, compromising position."
"I just think it's the appropriate thing to do," Edwards said. "People say well, if you make it 70, they're going to go faster, but that may or may not be a fact."
A Maryland lawmaker says he wants to save tax-payer money by limiting hotel stays for some legislators during the Maryland General Assembly's yearly session.
You could be able to buy school supplies costing up to $100 each during Maryland's tax-free week if a bill passes in the Maryland General Assembly.
People over the age of 21 would be allowed to have up to an ounce of marijuana, and grow up to six marijuana plants if the bills passes in the State House.
You could get a tax credit for adopting a shelter animal, or a tax credit off veterinarian costs for a retired police dog if two bills pass in the Maryland General Assembly.
"We just need to know what's going on, what's transpiring. We don't need people saying that police officer did something to them that they didn't do, and we have a record of it."
"As this happens, as people block the left lane, not only does it cause unnecessary traffic congestion, it causes people to to end up driving aggressively because they swerve into the right lane. They cut people off."
"I believe that people who cheat when they vote should be penalized accordingly, and it is a huge honor that we have in this nation to have the right to a fair and free election."
Edwards says a bow and arrow would not adequately protect hunters if a bear tried to attack them.
Hundreds of people turned out for a hearing this afternoon in Annapolis to discuss a bill that would raise Maryland's minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 an hour by 2016.
"Other products are more expensive. It takes more money to get as drunk, and young people are price sensitive."
The Maryland Senate passed the amended bill inside the state house with a 34-to-seven vote.
The approved bills now go to committees for a vote. If they pass in committee, they'll head to the Maryland Senate and Maryland House of Delegates.
Giving the sheriff a raise, from $100,000 to $125,000 a year, got the green light from the delegation.
"I think people, when they elect us, they expect us to come down here and vote on behalf of our constituents and what's best, and they don't expect us to basically leave the legislature and cash out."
Western Maryland lawmakers are working on a bill to reduce estate taxes in the state.
It appears that Darren Brown will be the mayor in Chambersburg and incumbent Bruce Hockersmith will be the mayor in Shippensburg.
The candidates and their volunteers spent the day waving and greeting voters outside the different polling locations.