2012 Regular Session

SENATE BILL 48

CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT File Code: Courts and Court Personnel - Local Prior Year Introduction As: SB 832/11 - JPR
Sponsored By:
Baltimore County Senators
Entitled:
Baltimore County - Orphans' Court Judges - Qualifications

Synopsis:

Proposing an amendment to the Maryland Constitution to change the qualifications for judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore County; requiring judges of the Orphans' Court for Baltimore County to have been admitted to practice law in the State and be members in good standing of the Maryland Bar; and submitting the amendment to the qualified voters of the State for their adoption or rejection.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

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Senate Action
1/13
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
1/18
Hearing 2/7 at 1:00 p.m.
2/14

Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial Proceedings
2/15
Favorable with Amendments {978474/1 Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
2/17
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
3/27
Returned Passed
House Action
2/16
First Reading Judiciary
3/21
Hearing 4/3 at 1:00 p.m.
3/30
Hearing cancelled
Favorable Report by Judiciary
3/27
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
3/28
Third Reading Passed (105-30)
Action after passage in Senate and House
4/20
Assigned a chapter number, enactment subject to
constitutional referendum - Chapter 146

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Attorneys
Baltimore County
Constitutional Amendments
Judges
Orphans' Court
Referendum

Bill affects the following Statute:

Article - IV - Judiciary Department
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Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments:
Senate
Number: 978474/01     Offered on: February 15, 2012   at: 10:59 a.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Senate
Judicial Proceedings
House
Judiciary
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
Senate
February 17, 2012: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
House
March 28, 2012: Third Reading Passed (105-30)