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Legislation

Rules Committee

Chair
Senator Joanne C. Benson
Vice Chair
Senator Craig J. Zucker
Address
State House Caucus Room
100 State Circle
Annapolis, Maryland 21401
Phone
410-841-3700
301-858-3700
Toll-free in MD: 1-800-492-7122 ext. 3700
Staff
Jenna K. McGreevy, Office of the Senate President
Issue Areas
Considers proposals concerning the rules, organization, and procedures of the Senate or the legislature
Reviews legislation introduced after the bill introduction deadline and decides whether to re-refer those bills to the appropriate principal standing committees
Further Information
Witness Guidelines and Committee FAQs
Legislation Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0112 /CH0006 (HB0058)
Title
Mandated Reports and Statutory Commissions, Councils, and Committees - Revisions
Sponsor
President
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0579 /CH0007
Title
Annual Curative Bill
Sponsor
President
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0580 /CH0008
Title
Annual Corrective Bill
Sponsor
President
6 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0640 /CH0511 (HB1113/CH0510)
Title
State Government - Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability and Maryland Program Evaluation Act
Sponsor
Senator Zucker
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0902 (HB1264)
Title
Public Health - Products Containing a Flame-Retardant Chemical - Prohibition on Import or Sale
Sponsor
Senator Hayes
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0905 (HB1005)
Title
Action for Change of Name - Procedures and Requirements
Sponsor
Senator Waldstreicher
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0907 (HB0975)
Title
Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
Sponsor
Senator Serafini
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0914 (HB0765)
Title
Transportation - Magnetic Levitation Projects - Requirements
Sponsor
Senator Beidle
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0919 (HB0706)
Title
Election Law - Absentee Ballot Requests, Delivery, and Marking
Sponsor
Senator Lam
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0925 (HB1267)
Title
Licensing and Registration - Unpaid Fines or Failure to Appear - Penalties
Sponsor
Senator West
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0926 (HB0131)
Title
Criminal Law and Procedure - Animal Abuse Registry
Sponsor
Senator West
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0968
Title
Circuit Court Judges - Selection and Tenure
Sponsor
Senator West
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0990
Title
State Budget
Sponsor
Senator Ferguson
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0994 (HB0807)
Title
State Board of Dental Examiners - Appointment of Members
Sponsor
Senator Ellis
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0995
Title
Sales and Use Tax – Tangible Personal Property – Office Counters and Cabinets
Sponsor
Senator Serafini
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0997 (HB1227)
Title
Public Utilities - Wind and Solar Generating Stations - Local Zoning and Land Use
Sponsor
Senator Hershey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB0999 (HB1377)
Title
Criminal Law – Assault – Pregnancy (Laura and Reid’s Law II)
Sponsor
Senator Ready
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1002 (HB0513)
Title
County Boards of Education - Establishing Regional Career and Technical Education Schools - Authority and Funding
Sponsor
Senator Hershey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1005
Title
Baltimore County - Hunting - Deer Management Permits
Sponsor
Senator Salling
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1006 (HB1399)
Title
Education - Opening Public Schools Before Labor Day - Public Local Laws and Referendum
Sponsor
President
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1007 (HB0781)
Title
Public Safety - Handgun Permit - Church or Religious Organization Property (Parishioner Protection Act of 2019)
Sponsor
Senator Salling
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1008 (HB0978)
Title
Abortions - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat (Keep Our Hearts Beating Act)
Sponsor
Senator Salling
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1021
Title
Vehicle Laws - Title Service Agents - Electronic Collection and Remission of Vehicle Excise Taxes
Sponsor
Senator Ready
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1023
Title
Education - Public Schools - Character Education
Sponsor
Senator Jennings
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1025
Title
Sales and Use Tax - Machinery for Counters, Countertops, or Cabinetry - Exemption
Sponsor
Senator Serafini
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1036 (HB0921)
Title
Environment - Conowingo Dam - Water Quality Certification
Sponsor
Senator Hershey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1042
Title
Family Law - Removal of Child From United States - Injunction
Sponsor
Senator Ready
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1047
Title
Public Service Commission - Recapture and Redirection of Funds
Sponsor
Senator Lam
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SB1050 (HB1430)
Title
Congressional Districting Plan - Sixth and Eighth Congressional Districts
Sponsor
Minority Leader
3 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SJ0003 (HJ0001)
Title
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Congressional Term Limits Amendment
Sponsor
Senator Eckardt
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
SJ0004 (HJ0008)
Title
Conowingo Dam - Pollution Cleanup - Costs
Sponsor
Senator Hershey
2 1
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0096
Title
Public Safety – Regulated Firearms – Prohibition of Loans
Sponsor
Delegate Dumais
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0526 (SB0495/CH0413)
Title
Medical Laboratories - Laboratory Tests and Procedures - Advertising
Sponsor
Delegate Cullison
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0593 (SB0485)
Title
Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act - Definitions and Legislative Intent
Sponsor
Speaker
6 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0832 (SB0699/CH0414)
Title
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Home- and Community-Based Waiver Services - Prohibition on Denial
Sponsor
Delegate Pena-Melnyk
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB0893 (SB0472/CH0220)
Title
General Provisions – Commemorative Months – Caribbean Heritage Month
Sponsor
Delegate Boyce
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB1113 /CH0510 (SB0640/CH0511)
Title
State Government - Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability and Maryland Program Evaluation Act
Sponsor
Delegate Hettleman
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB1161 (SB0574/CH0306)
Title
Department of Commerce – Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer – Study
Sponsor
Delegate Qi
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB1237
Title
Maryland Technology Internship Program - Qualifications for Participation - Alteration
Sponsor
Delegate Rosenberg
2 2
Bill/Chapter (Cross/Chapter)
HB1293 (SB0727/CH0219)
Title
Health - Professional and Volunteer Firefighter Innovative Cancer Screening Technologies Program
Sponsor
Delegate Krimm
2 2
Bill/Chapter
(Cross/Chapter)
Title Sponsor Sponsorship Type Sort Chamber Sort Current Status Org Committees & Hearings Opp Committees & Hearings
SB0112 /CH0006 (HB0058) Mandated Reports and Statutory Commissions, Councils, and Committees - Revisions President 6 1 Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 6
Rules
2/13/2019 - 11:00 AM
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/04/2019 - 2:00 PM
SB0579 /CH0007 Annual Curative Bill President 6 1 Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 7
Rules
2/13/2019 - 11:00 AM
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/04/2019 - 2:00 PM
SB0580 /CH0008 Annual Corrective Bill President 6 1 Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 8
Rules
2/13/2019 - 11:00 AM
Rules and Executive Nominations
3/04/2019 - 2:00 PM
SB0640 /CH0511 (HB1113/CH0510) State Government - Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability and Maryland Program Evaluation Act Senator Zucker 2 1 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
Rules
3/05/2019 - 11:30 AM
Appropriations
3/19/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules and Executive Nominations
SB0902 (HB1264) Public Health - Products Containing a Flame-Retardant Chemical - Prohibition on Import or Sale Senator Hayes 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0905 (HB1005) Action for Change of Name - Procedures and Requirements Senator Waldstreicher 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0907 (HB0975) Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Senator Serafini 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0914 (HB0765) Transportation - Magnetic Levitation Projects - Requirements Senator Beidle 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0919 (HB0706) Election Law - Absentee Ballot Requests, Delivery, and Marking Senator Lam 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0925 (HB1267) Licensing and Registration - Unpaid Fines or Failure to Appear - Penalties Senator West 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0926 (HB0131) Criminal Law and Procedure - Animal Abuse Registry Senator West 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0968 Circuit Court Judges - Selection and Tenure Senator West 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0990 State Budget Senator Ferguson 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0994 (HB0807) State Board of Dental Examiners - Appointment of Members Senator Ellis 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0995 Sales and Use Tax – Tangible Personal Property – Office Counters and Cabinets Senator Serafini 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0997 (HB1227) Public Utilities - Wind and Solar Generating Stations - Local Zoning and Land Use Senator Hershey 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB0999 (HB1377) Criminal Law – Assault – Pregnancy (Laura and Reid’s Law II) Senator Ready 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1002 (HB0513) County Boards of Education - Establishing Regional Career and Technical Education Schools - Authority and Funding Senator Hershey 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1005 Baltimore County - Hunting - Deer Management Permits Senator Salling 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1006 (HB1399) Education - Opening Public Schools Before Labor Day - Public Local Laws and Referendum President 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1007 (HB0781) Public Safety - Handgun Permit - Church or Religious Organization Property (Parishioner Protection Act of 2019) Senator Salling 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1008 (HB0978) Abortions - Detection of Fetal Heartbeat (Keep Our Hearts Beating Act) Senator Salling 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1021 Vehicle Laws - Title Service Agents - Electronic Collection and Remission of Vehicle Excise Taxes Senator Ready 2 1 In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Senate Rules; Withdrawn
Rules
SB1023 Education - Public Schools - Character Education Senator Jennings 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1025 Sales and Use Tax - Machinery for Counters, Countertops, or Cabinetry - Exemption Senator Serafini 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1036 (HB0921) Environment - Conowingo Dam - Water Quality Certification Senator Hershey 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1042 Family Law - Removal of Child From United States - Injunction Senator Ready 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1047 Public Service Commission - Recapture and Redirection of Funds Senator Lam 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SB1050 (HB1430) Congressional Districting Plan - Sixth and Eighth Congressional Districts Minority Leader 3 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SJ0003 (HJ0001) United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Congressional Term Limits Amendment Senator Eckardt 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
SJ0004 (HJ0008) Conowingo Dam - Pollution Cleanup - Costs Senator Hershey 2 1 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Rules
HB0096 Public Safety – Regulated Firearms – Prohibition of Loans Delegate Dumais 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Judiciary
2/25/2019 - 10:00 AM
Rules
HB0526 (SB0495/CH0413) Medical Laboratories - Laboratory Tests and Procedures - Advertising Delegate Cullison 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Health and Government Operations
2/20/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
HB0593 (SB0485) Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act - Definitions and Legislative Intent Speaker 6 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Economic Matters
2/20/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
HB0832 (SB0699/CH0414) Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Home- and Community-Based Waiver Services - Prohibition on Denial Delegate Pena-Melnyk 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Health and Government Operations
3/11/2019 - 2:00 PM
Rules
HB0893 (SB0472/CH0220) General Provisions – Commemorative Months – Caribbean Heritage Month Delegate Boyce 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Health and Government Operations
3/12/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
HB1113 /CH0510 (SB0640/CH0511) State Government - Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability and Maryland Program Evaluation Act Delegate Hettleman 2 2 Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
Appropriations
3/01/2019 - 1:30 PM
Rules and Executive Nominations
Rules
HB1161 (SB0574/CH0306) Department of Commerce – Small Business Innovation Research and Technology Transfer – Study Delegate Qi 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Ways and Means
3/01/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
HB1237 Maryland Technology Internship Program - Qualifications for Participation - Alteration Delegate Rosenberg 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Appropriations
3/07/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
HB1293 (SB0727/CH0219) Health - Professional and Volunteer Firefighter Innovative Cancer Screening Technologies Program Delegate Krimm 2 2 In the Senate - First Reading Senate Rules
Health and Government Operations
4/05/2019 - 1:00 PM
Rules
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