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House Agenda for Proceedings No. 44

Proceedings
MARCH 17, 2015 - SESSION 1
March 17, 2015
Message from the Senate: Introductory Senate Bills No. 21
Senate Bills Introduced In The House
SB 340
Senator Conway
Ways and Means
Election Law - Voting Rights - Ex-Felons
Top
March 17, 2015
Message from the Senate: Introductory Senate Bills No. 22
Senate Bills Introduced In The House
SB 28
(Constitutional Amendment)
Senator Simonaire
Environment and Transportation
Chesapeake and Atlantic Coastal Bays 2010 Trust Fund - Use of Funds
SB 68
(Emergency Bill)
Senator Conway
Environment and Transportation
Charles County and St. Mary's County - Deer Management Permit
SB 322
Senator Middleton
Environment and Transportation
Natural Resources - Nuisance Organisms - Reward for Information
SB 354
Senator Hershey
Economic Matters
Queen Anne's County Alcoholic Beverages Act of 2015
SB 540
Senator Astle
Environment and Transportation
Municipalities - Parking Authorities
SB 644
Senator Edwards
Economic Matters
Alcoholic Beverages - Allegany County - Class B-MB (Micro-Brewery/Restaurant) License
SJ 1
Senator Simonaire
Environment and Transportation
Susquehanna River Basin - Sediment and Nutrient Pollution (National Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act of 2015)
SJ 3
Senator Lee
Rules and Executive Nominations
Honoring the Surviving Human Trafficking Victims of Asia and the Pacific Islands During World War II
Top
Appropriations Committee Report No. 4
Distribution Date: March 16, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
FAVORABLE
HB 79
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Barnes, B.
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - Membership
HB 158
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Haynes
State Personnel - Service Contracts - Reporting and Audit Requirements
HB 460
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Rosenberg
Couples Advancing Together Pilot Program - Eligibility and Extension
HB 564
Favorable Delegate Kelly
State Personnel - Limits on Use of Leave for Birth, Adoption, Foster Placement, or Care of Child
HB 643
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Zucker
Department of Human Resources - State Child Welfare System - Report
HB 672
Favorable Delegate Jones
Maryland College Education Export Act of 2015
HB 750
(Emergency Bill)
Favorable Delegate Robinson, B.
Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loans of 2013 and 2014 - Baltimore City - Skatepark of Baltimore at Roosevelt Park
HB 873
Favorable Charles County Delegation
Charles County - Correctional Officers' Bill of Rights
HB 907
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Miller, W.
Employees' Pension System - Town of Sykesville - Service Credit
HB 925
(Emergency Bill)
Favorable Delegate Barve
Maryland Consolidated Capital Bond Loan of 2011 - Montgomery County - Water Park at Bohrer Park
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR
HB 57
Unfavorable Delegate Reznik
University System of Maryland - Pay It Forward Pilot Program and Tuition Freeze - Studies
HB 211
Unfavorable Delegate Hill
Task Force to Study Pay It Forward
HB 307
Unfavorable Delegate Conaway
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - 908-912 Washington Boulevard Project
HB 444
Unfavorable Delegate Robinson, B.
Homeless Expenditures Accountability Act
HB 593
Unfavorable Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Public Schools - Criteria for Building Surveys and Inspections PG 409-15
HB 776
Unfavorable Delegate Kelly
State Personnel - Parental Leave
HB 993
Unfavorable Charles County Delegation
Charles County Sheriff - Arbitration of Collective Bargaining Disputes
UNFAVORABLE
HB 380
Unfavorable Delegate Bromwell
State Retirement and Pension System - Military Service Credit - Exception
HB 559
Unfavorable Delegate Buckel
University System of Maryland - Law School Clinics - Prohibited Activities
HB 569
Unfavorable Delegate Jackson
State Police Retirement System and Law Enforcement Officers' Pension System - Reemployment of Retirees
HB 1014
Unfavorable Delegate Jalisi
Higher Education - Sexual Assault Disciplinary Proceedings - Presence of Attorney or Nonattorney Advocate
Top
Economic Matters Committee Report No. 10
Distribution Date: March 17, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
FAVORABLE
HB 312
Favorable with Amendments Chair, Economic Matters Committee
Commercial Law - Secured Transactions - False Records
HB 469
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Jameson
Public Utilities - Electricity - Construction of Overhead Transmission Lines
HB 541
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Barkley
Utility Companies - Removal of Facility Equipment From Utility Poles
HB 1094
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Smith
Consumer Protection - Monitoring Consumer Behavior and Shopping Habits - Required Notice
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR
HB 985
Unfavorable Delegate Kelly
Labor and Employment - Family and Medical Leave Insurance Program - Establishment
HB 1067
Unfavorable Delegate Glenn
Public Service Commission - Membership - Selection and Term
UNFAVORABLE
HB 403
Unfavorable Delegate Luedtke
Business Regulation - Sales of Dogs and Cats - Required Health Certificate
HB 557
Unfavorable Delegate Carter
Junk Dealers and Scrap Metal Processors - Wheeled Devices and Metal Piping
HB 611
Unfavorable Delegate Miller, A.
Public Utilities - Electric Companies - Vegetation Management
HB 656
Unfavorable Delegate Korman
Electricity - Energy Storage - Fuel Cells (Stored Energy and Power (StEP) Act)
HB 933
Unfavorable Delegate Parrott
Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Programs and Services - Repeal
HB 1084
Unfavorable Delegate Pena-Melnyk
Business and Economic Development - Maryland Design Excellence Commission
Top
Environment and Transportation Committee Report No. 6
Distribution Date: March 16, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
FAVORABLE
HB 81
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Krebs
Ethics Commission, Judicial Ethics Committee, and Joint Ethics Committee - Duties
HB 234
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Tarlau
Ethics - Executive Branch - Lobbying by Former Officials and Members of the General Assembly
HB 285
Favorable Caroline County Delegation
Caroline County and Dorchester County - Sunday Hunting
HB 514
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Stein
Maryland Commission on Climate Change
HB 785
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Flanagan
Recreational Fishing Licenses - Duration and Expiration Date
HB 803
Favorable Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
Agriculture - Industrial Hemp - Legalization
HB 998
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Jacobs
Natural Resources - Striped Bass Permits - Annual Fees
HB 1036
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Jacobs
Natural Resources - Oyster Poaching - Administrative Penalties
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR
HB 442
Unfavorable Delegate Holmes
Mechanics' Liens - Design Services
HB 570
Unfavorable Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Emergency Medical Services - Motorcycle Unit PG 305-15
HB 628
Unfavorable Montgomery County Delegation and Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Municipal Zoning Authority MC/PG 111-15
HB 814
Unfavorable Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
Vehicle Laws - Intercounty Connector - Maximum Speed Limit
HB 951
Unfavorable Delegate Glenn
Maryland Collection Agency Licensing Act - Exemptions - Landlords
HB 1019
Unfavorable Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
Farmers' Rights Act
HB 1034
Unfavorable Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Public Ethics - Governing Bodies of Municipal Corporations Exercising Zoning Authority PG 420-15
HB 1043
Unfavorable Delegate Parrott
Environment - On-Site Sewage Disposal System - Nitrogen Removal Technology - Exemption
HB 1045
Unfavorable Delegate Beitzel
Hunting - Use of Motorized Vehicles - Wounded or Disabled Military
HB 1075
Unfavorable Delegate Morhaim
Agriculture - Antibiotic Drug Usage - Food-Producing Animals
HB 1082
Unfavorable Delegate McKay
Landlord and Tenant - Security Deposit - Use for Unpaid Water and Sewer Bills
HB 1086
Unfavorable Delegate Lam
Speed Monitoring Systems - Local Designees - Hearing and Approval
Top
Health and Government Operations Committee Report No. 5
Distribution Date: March 17, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
REREFERRED
HB 1167
To Economic Matters Delegate Kipke
State Board of Cosmetologists - Mobile Beauty Salons and Practice Location Requirement Repeal
Top
Judiciary Committee Report No. 5
Distribution Date: March 16, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
FAVORABLE
HB 105
Favorable Delegate Anderson
Criminal Law - Drug Paraphernalia Possession With Marijuana - Civil Offense
HB 113
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Conaway
Local Government Tort Claims Act - Limits on Liability
HB 120
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Vallario
Criminal Procedure - Failure to Appear - Rescheduling
HB 124
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Anderson
Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Conviction of a Crime That Is No Longer a Crime
HB 224
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Dumais
Domestic Violence - 2-Year Protective Order
HB 382
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Morales
Sexual Assault Survivors' Right to Know Act
HB 388
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Dumais
Justice Reinvestment Coordinating Council
HB 390
Favorable Delegate Atterbeary
Protective Order and Peace Order Petitions - Maryland Residents
HB 456
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Morales
Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking
HB 462
Favorable Delegate Young, K.
Public Safety - Statewide Accounting of Sexual Assault Evidence Kits
HB 501
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Valentino-Smith
Criminal Procedure - Victims of Crime - Notification Regarding DNA Profile
HB 1057
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Carter
Criminal Law - Synthetic Cannabinoids - Prohibition
WITHDRAWN BY SPONSOR
HB 32
Unfavorable Delegate Schulz
Criminal Procedure - Bail Bonds - Minimum
HB 101
Unfavorable Delegate Anderson
Baltimore City School Police Force - Carrying of Firearms - Scope
HB 133
Unfavorable Delegate Anderson
Criminal Procedure - Warrantless Arrests - Assault on Baltimore City Special Enforcement Officer
HB 348
Unfavorable Delegate Rosenberg
Civil Right to Counsel - Implementation
HB 671
Unfavorable Prince George's County Delegation
Task Force on the Creation of a Juvenile Assessment Center and Constructive Alternatives to Managing Youth at Risk of Delinquency in Prince George's County PG 306-15
HB 924
Unfavorable Delegate Kelly
Requirements for Filial Support - Repeal
HB 1077
Unfavorable Delegate Fraser-Hidalgo
Privileged Communications - Critical Incident Stress Management Services
UNFAVORABLE
HB 138
Unfavorable Delegate Conaway
(Jointly Considered Judiciary/Appropriations)
Higher Education - Sexual Assault Policy - "Yes Means Yes"
HB 337
Unfavorable Delegate Carter
Correctional Services - Sentencing Review and Parole Eligibility - Juvenile Offenders Sentenced As Adults
HB 374
Unfavorable Delegate Miller, A.
Criminal Procedure - Expungement - Marijuana Possession
HB 393
Unfavorable Delegate Valentino-Smith
Crimes - Use or Possession of Marijuana in a Motor Vehicle - Prohibition
HB 443
Unfavorable Delegate Kramer
Crimes Relating to Animals - Unauthorized Use of Dogs and Cats in Research Facilities - Penalties
HB 474
Unfavorable Delegate Robinson, B.
Family Law - Grandparent Visitation
HB 567
Unfavorable Delegate Kramer
Crimes Relating to Animals - Failure to Offer Dogs and Cats Used in Research Facilities for Adoption - Penalties
HB 612
Unfavorable Delegate Miller, A.
Criminal Law - Stalking - Included Acts
HB 667
Unfavorable Delegate Miller, A.
(Jointly Considered Judiciary/Appropriations)
Higher Education Institutions - Sexual Assault, Violence, and Stalking - Prevention and Outreach Policies
HB 713
Unfavorable Delegate Luedtke
Natural Resources - Trade in Ivory and Rhinoceros Horn - Prohibition
HB 754
Unfavorable Delegate Jalisi
Sexual Assault - Survivors' Right to Know - DNA Analysis of Kit Evidence
HB 761
Unfavorable Delegate Jalisi
Criminal Law - Cyberstalking - Penalties
HB 1001
Unfavorable Delegate Jalisi
Criminal Procedure - Bail Bonds - Return of Defendant
HB 1050
Unfavorable Delegate Jalisi
(Jointly Considered Judiciary/Economic Matters)
Insurance - Bail Bondsmen - Installment Agreements
Top
Ways and Means Committee Report No. 6
Distribution Date: March 16, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
FAVORABLE
HB 123
Favorable Delegate Anderson
Baltimore City - Residential Retention Property Tax Credit - Modification
HB 134
Favorable Charles County Delegation
Charles County - Property Tax Credit - New or Expanding Businesses
HB 135
Favorable Charles County Delegation
Charles County - School Construction Excise Tax Rates
HB 401
Favorable Delegate Howard, C.
Income Tax - Film Production Activity Tax Credit - Minority Business Reporting Requirement
HB 497
Favorable Delegate Anderson
Property Tax - Exemption - Low Income Housing - Ownership by Limited Liability Company
HB 549
Favorable Delegate Valentino-Smith
Video Lottery Facility Payouts - Intercepts for Restitution Payments
HB 664
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Krimm
Frederick County Property Tax Fairness Act of 2015 (Strengthening Frederick Municipalities)
HB 681
Favorable Prince George's County Delegation
Prince George's County - Municipal Tax Setoff - Report PG 417-15
HB 827
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Hixson
Alcoholic Beverage Taxes - Wine Tax Revenue Distribution
HB 895
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Lafferty
Baltimore County - Education - Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps Instructors
HB 1233
Favorable with Amendments Delegate Walker
Tax Amnesty Program
REREFERRED
HB 1178
(Emergency Bill)
To Environment and Transportation Delegate Lafferty
Recordation and Transfer Taxes - Exemption - Purchase Money Mortgage or Purchase Money Deed of Trust
UNFAVORABLE
HB 1017
Unfavorable Delegate Parrott
Election Law - Qualification of Voters - Proof of Identity
HB 1076
Unfavorable Delegate Parrott
Election Law - Voter Registration and Absentee Voting - Proof of Citizenship
Top
House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee Report No. 9 Consent No. 10
Distribution Date: March 17, 2015
Second Reading Date: March 17, 2015
REREFERRED
HB 1285
To Appropriations Delegate Glenn
Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore City - Mary Harvin Transformation Center
HB 1286
To Appropriations Delegate Cullison
Creation of a State Debt - Montgomery County - Silver Spring Learning Center Expansion
Top
March 17, 2015
Special Order Calendar No. 12
HB 55
Delegate O'Donnell
STATUS: (Environment and Transportation)
Calvert and St. Mary's Counties - Archery Hunting - Safety Zone



CALENDAR #16
Motion by Del. Reznik to make Bill a Special Order of Business for Tuesday at the appropriate time. CARRIED.

BILL ON 3RD READING.


Top
March 17, 2015
Special Order Calendar No. 13
HB 73
Delegate Rosenberg
STATUS: (Ways and Means)
Voters' Rights Protection Act of 2015



Favorable Report as Amended ADOPTED.

Motion by Del. Flanagan to make Bill as Amended a Special Order of Business for Tuesday at the appropriate time. CARRIED.

BILL ON 2ND READING.




Top
March 17, 2015
Special Order Calendar No. 14
HB 304
Delegate Carter
STATUS: (Judiciary)
Criminal Procedure - Expungement of Records



Favorable Report ADOPTED.

Floor Amendment by Del. Vallario ADOPTED.

Motion by Del. Anderson to make Bill as Amended a Special Order of Business for Tuesday at the appropriate time. CARRIED.

BILL ON 2ND READING.


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March 17, 2015
Calendar of Third Reading House Bills No. 20
HB 284
Delegate Flanagan
Ways and Means
Election Law - Local Petitions - Advance Determination of Sufficiency of Local Law or Charter Amendment Summary
HB 396
Delegate Turner
Ways and Means
Election Law - Primary Election Dates in the Presidential Election Year
HB 485
Speaker
Ways and Means
Election Law - Fair Campaign Financing Fund - Income Tax Checkoff
HB 592
Delegate Morhaim
Health and Government Operations
State Donor Registry - Information and Methods of Registration - Clerks of Circuit Courts, Registers of Wills, and Motor Vehicle Administration (Enhancing Organ Donation Rates Act)
HB 769
Delegate Turner
Ways and Means
Election Law - Persons Doing Public Business - Statements of Contributions
HB 884
Delegate Lisanti
Ways and Means
Election Law - Counting of Properly Cast Ballots
Top
March 17, 2015
Calendar of Third Reading House Bills No. 21
HB 111
Speaker
Judiciary
Judgeships - Circuit Courts and District Court
HB 176
Montgomery County Delegation
Ways and Means
Montgomery County Board of Education - Special Election to Fill a Vacancy MC 22-15
HB 197
Delegate Fennell
Ways and Means
Prince George's County - Education - Youth Wellness Leadership Pilot Program
HB 297
Delegate Washington, M.
Ways and Means
Higher Education - Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Tuition Exemption - Modification
HB 383
Delegate Luedtke
Ways and Means
Education - Sexual Abuse and Assault Awareness and Prevention Program - Development and Implementation
HB 826
Delegate Hixson
Ways and Means
Estate Tax - Alternative Payment Schedule - Penalty Prohibition
HB 828
Delegate Hixson
Ways and Means
Estate Tax - Filing of Tax Returns
HB 935
Prince George's County Delegation
Ways and Means
Prince George's County - Tax Sales - Foreclosure for Abandoned Property PG 410-15
Top
March 17, 2015
Calendar of Third Reading House Bills No. 22
HB 202
Montgomery County Delegation
Economic Matters
Montgomery County - Alcoholic Beverages - Wineries MC 21-15
HB 242
Frederick County Delegation
Economic Matters
Frederick County - Alcoholic Beverages - Multiple Event Licenses and Promoter's License
HB 290
Delegate Barkley
Economic Matters
Alcoholic Beverages - Winery Off-Site Permit Holders - Comptroller Notification and Attendance Restrictions
HB 291
Delegate Barkley
Economic Matters
Alcoholic Beverages - Direct Wine Shippers - Reporting Requirements
HB 521
Delegate Kramer
Economic Matters
Corporations and Real Estate Investment Trusts - Directors and Trustees - Duties and Immunity From Liability
HB 526
Delegate Barkley
Economic Matters
Alcoholic Beverages - Brewing Company Off-Site Permit and Beer Festival Permit
HB 720
Delegate Vaughn
Economic Matters
Architects, Landscape Architects, and Professional Land Surveyors - Firm Permits
HB 721
Delegate Vaughn
Economic Matters
Real Estate Appraisers - Appraisal Agreement - Required Copies
HB 844
Delegate Branch
Economic Matters
Maryland Small Business Development Financing Authority - Small Business Surety Bond Program
HB 871
Delegate Howard, S.
Economic Matters
State Board of Individual Tax Preparers - Expiration and Surrender of Registrations and Civil and Criminal Penalties
HB 878
Delegate Vaughn
Economic Matters
Certified Public Accountants - Definitions - Attest and Practice Certified Public Accountancy
HB 1028
Delegate Branch
Economic Matters
Business Occupations and Professions - Real Estate Salespersons and Brokers - Formation of Business Entities and Payment of Commissions
HB 1056
Delegate Vaughn
Economic Matters
Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons - Continuing Education - Requirements
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