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Original
Chamber
1st
Reading
Referral
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2nd
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3rd
Reading
Opposite
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1st
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Referral
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2nd
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3rd
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Review in
Original Chamber
Passed Both
Chambers
Conf. Cmte
(if necessary)
To Governor
Title
Ethics and Accountability in Government Act
Sponsored by
The President (By Request - Administration) and Senators Bailey, Carozza, Cassilly, Eckardt, Edwards, Gallion, Hershey, Jennings, Lam, Ready, Salling, Serafini, Simonaire, and West
Status
In the Senate - Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
Analysis
Fiscal and Policy Note
Synopsis
Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to authorize a law that provides for the forfeiture of certain retirement benefits for a member or former member of the General Assembly who is found guilty of a crime committed while in office; increasing penalties for bribery; authorizing the State Ethics Commission to impose a fine on a certain person for a violation of the Maryland Public Ethics Law; prohibiting former officials or employees from using certain confidential information for certain economic benefit; etc.
Details
Constitutional Bill
Cross-filed with: HB0360
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2020
By Request of the Governor
Contingency - on a referendum and on enactment of a constitutional amendment
History
Legislation History
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
1/20/2020
Legislative Date
1/20/2020
Action
First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Judicial Proceedings
Proceedings
Chamber
Calendar Date
Legislative Date
Action
Text - First - Ethics and Accountability in Government Act
Proceedings
Chamber
Senate
Calendar Date
2/05/2020
Legislative Date
2/05/2020
Action
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
Proceedings
Chamber Calendar Date Legislative Date Action Proceedings
Senate 1/20/2020 1/20/2020 First Reading Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs and Judicial Proceedings
Text - First - Ethics and Accountability in Government Act
Senate 2/05/2020 2/05/2020 Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
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