HB0363

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Tax Increases - Majority Vote Required

Sponsored by:

Delegate Hough

Status:

In the House - Hearing 3/11 at 2:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to require the approval of two-thirds of the members elected to each House of the General Assembly to pass legislation to increase the rate of an existing tax or to impose a tax on an individual or entity not subject to the tax at the time of consideration of the legislation; and submitting this amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Hough, Afzali, Bates, Boteler, Cluster, Dwyer, Eckardt, Elliott, Fisher, Frank, George, Glass, Haddaway-Riccio, Hershey, Hogan, Impallaria, Jacobs, Kach, Kipke, Krebs, McComas, McDermott, Myers, Norman, O'Donnell, Otto, Parrott, Ready, Schuh, Schulz, Serafini, Smigiel, Stocksdale, Szeliga, Weir, and Wood
Additional Facts:Bill is a Constitutional Bill
Bill File Type: Regular
Contingency - on a referendum
Committee(s):
Rules and Executive Nominations
Broad Subject(s):State Government - General Assembly
Narrow Subject(s):Constitutional Amendments
General Assembly -see also- AELR Cmte; Leg Policy Committee
Legislation -see also- Correct Leg; Cur Leg; Emerg Bills
Referendum
Revenue and Taxes -see also- Dev Fees &Taxes; specific tax
Voting -see also- Ballots; Elections
Statutes:Article - III - Legislative Department
(28A)

How a Bill Becomes Law

Legislative Lingo

Explanation of Floor Motions and Actions


October 2, 2015 9:09 A.M.