Appropriations

2018 Regular Session

Weekly Schedule - Published February 15, 2018


APPROPRIATIONS COMMITTEE
Delegate Maggie McIntosh, Chair
Delegate Tawanna Gaines, Vice Chair

Room 120, House Office Building, Annapolis, MD 21401-1991
(410-841-3407 | 301-858-3407 )


 1) For bill hearings, anyone  wishing to testify on a bill must sign the witness
 register by 12:50 P.M. on the  day of the  bill  hearing.  If you  have  written
 testimony, please  submit 40 copies to the  committee staff for  distribution by
 11:00 A.M. the day of the bill hearing.  The order  that the bills are listed on
 the schedule is not necessarily the order in which they will be heard.
 2) For budget hearings, please submit 40 copies for full committee and 20 copies
 for subcommittee hearings. Budget  testimony  should be submitted  no later than
 2 hours prior to hearing. Late testimony will be distributed after the hearing.
 

 

thursday february 15, 2018


                                  8:30 A.M.

  OVERSIGHT COMMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL - Room 120
  Work Session


                                  9:30 A.M.

  OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PENSIONS - Room 120
  Work Session


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * UB Briefing
            * DLLR Business Regulation
            * SU Briefing

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  Room 150, HOB
            * MDH Behavioral Health Administration
            * Department of Aging

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADMINISTRATION
  Room 145, HOB
            * DPSCS Division of Correction
            * DPSCS Criminal Injuries Compensation Board
            * Workers' Compensation Commission
            * Office of the Attorney General


 BILL HEARINGS - 3:00 P.M.

  HB 431    The Spkr          Foster Care Rcpnts and Unccmpnd Homeless Yth -
            (Admin), et al    Emplmt Program (Fostering Emplmt Act of 2018)
  HB 968    Del B. Barnes,    Maryland School Overcrowding Reduction Act of 2018
            et al
  HB 1273   Del Parrott,      Food Stamp Program - Time Limit Waiver -
            et al             Prohibition
  HB 1339   Del McKay, et     State Budget - Mandated Appropriations -
            al                Reductions
  HB 1438   Prince            Prince George's County - School Construction
            George's County   Master Plan Workgroup PG 514-18
            Delegation

 

friday february 16, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  FULL COMMITTEE
  Room 120, HOB
            * Public Debt
            * Governor's Office for Children & Interagency Fund
            * Capital Capital Fiscal Briefing


 

monday february 19, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 3:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  120
            * MDH Prevention & Health Promotion Administration
            * MDH Health Professional Boards and Commissions


 

tuesday february 20, 2018


 Changes made to schedule through addenda

  HB 133    Chr APP (Dept)    RESCHEDULED -  to MAR 13, 1:00 PM


 End of schedule changes


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 15     Del Lisanti,      Harford Co Sheriff - Deputy Sheriffs and
            et al             Correctional Officers - Organization and Ngtn
  HB 83     Dels Reilly       Harford County Sheriff - Deputy Sheriffs and
            and Cassilly      Correctional Officers - Collective Bargaining
  HB 113    Del Branch, et    Public Safety - Baltimore City Safe Streets
            al                Initiatives - Funding
  HB 278    Montgomery        Montgomery Co - Housing Opportunities Commission -
            County            Binding Arbitration for Wages MC 14-18
            Delegation
  HB 284    Cecil County      Cecil County - Office of the Sheriff - Employees
            Delegation        and Collective Bargaining
  HB 311    Balt City         Baltimore Convention Facility - Operating Deficits
            Deleg (BCA)       and Capital Improvement Reserve Fund
  HB 629    Del Krimm, et     St Empl and Retiree Hlth and Wlfr Benefits Prgrm -
            al                Retiree Dep Participation in the Md Rx Prgrm
  HB 667    Del Haynes, et    Education - Community Colleges - Collective
            al                Bargaining
  HB 817    Del Lafferty      Maryland Smart Growth Investment Fund
  HB 822    Del Krimm         Personnel and Pensions - Phased Retirement Plan -
                              Development and Implementation
  HB 841    Del Jones, et     Higher Education - Endowed University System of
            al                Maryland Scholarship Program - Established
  HB 871    Del Jones, et     Higher Education - University System of Maryland -
            al                Quasi-Endowment Funds
  HB 988    Del Gaines, et    2020 Census Grant Program - Establishment and
            al                Funding
  HB 1098   Del Korman, et    Career and Technology Education and Workforce
            al                Investment Act
                              (Jointly assigned to APP and W&M)
  HB 1226   Dels B. Barnes    Career Apprenticeship Investment Act
            and Pena Melnyk   (Jointly assigned to APP and ECM)

 

wednesday february 21, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * Maryland Technology Development Corporation
            * Maryland Higher Education Commission
            * Baltimore City Community College

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  Room 150, HOB
            * Department of Disabilities
            * MDH Public Health Administration

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADMINISTRATION
  Room 145, HOB
            * Department of Juvenile Services
            * DPSCS Patuxent Institution
            * DPSCS Inmate Grievance Office


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 4:30 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON CAPITAL BUDGET
  Room 120, HOB
            * Capital Maryland Department of the Environment
            * Capital Military Department


 

thursday february 22, 2018


                                  9:00 A.M.

  OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PERSONNEL - Room 120
  Work Session


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * Maryland Stadium Authority
            * Maryland State Library Agency
            * Maryland 529

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  Room 150, HOB
            * MDH Health Regulatory Commissions
            * DHS Family Investment

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADMINISTRATION
  Room 145, HOB
            * Comptroller of Maryland
            * State Treasurer
            * State Board of Elections
            * Secretary of State


 BILL HEARINGS - 3:00 P.M.

  HB 993    Del Korman, et    Maryland Pension Climate Change Risk Act
            al
  HB 1012   Del B. Barnes     State Retirement and Pension System - Investment
            (Chr Jt Com on    Division
            Pnsns)
  HB 1018   Del B. Barnes     Pensions - Administrative and Operational Expenses
            (Chr Jt Com on    - Limitation and Calculation
            Pnsns)
  HB 1019   Del B. Barnes     Alternate Contributory Pension Selection - Former
            (Chr Jt Com on    Members - Member Contributions
            Pnsns)
  HB 1020   Del B. Barnes     State Retirement and Pension System - Board of
            (Chr Jt Com on    Trustees - Oath
            Pnsns)
  HB 1042   Del B. Barnes     Law Enforcement Officers' Pension System - Benefit
                              Cap Increase
  HB 1049   Del B. Barnes     State Police Retirement System - Deferred
                              Retirement Option Program - Alterations
  HB 1165   Del P. Young,     Military Service Credit - Eligibility
            et al
  HB 1182   Del Beitzel       Correctional Officers' Retirement System -
                              Membership

 

friday february 23, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  FULL COMMITTEE
  Room 120, HOB
            * Department of Budget and Management - Secretary
            * Department of Budget and Management - Personnel
            * State Reserve Fund


 BILL HEARINGS - 2:00 P.M.

  HB 864    Del A. Miller,    Collective Bargaining - Memorandum of
            et al             Understanding - Continuation
  HB 1017   Del Korman, et    State Prsnl - Collective Bargaining - Exclusive
            al                Representative Access to New Employee Orientation
  HB 1024   Del Hettleman,    St Empl and Rtr Hlth and Wlfr Bnfts Prgrm -
            et al             Contraceptive Drgs and Dvcs and Male Sterilization
  HB 1228   Dels Kelly and    Equal Employment Opportunity Program - Sexual
            A. Miller         Harassment Reporting
  HB 1423   Del Hettleman,    State Personnel - Sexual Harassment Prevention
            et al             Training - Required

 

monday february 26, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 3:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * UMUC Briefing
            * UMCES Briefing

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & THE ENVIRONMENT
  Room 145, HOB
            * Department of the Environment
            * MDOT State Highway Administration
            * Maryland Transportation Authority


 

tuesday february 27, 2018


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 422    Del A. Miller,    State Vacancy Reform Act
            et al
  HB 606    Del Rosenberg,    Public Health - Tobacco Control Funding
            et al
  HB 941    Del Queen, et     Child Care Subsidy Program - Unemployment -
            al                Eligibility
  HB 954    Del A.            Heritage Structure Rehabilitation Tax Credit -
            Washington,       Reserve Fund - Mandated Appropriation
            et al             (Jointly assigned to APP and W&M)
  HB 955    Del Valentino     Department of Housing and Community Development -
            Smith, et al      Crisis Shelter Home Program for the Homeless
  HB 1203   Del Haynes, et    Maryland Education Opportunity Act of 2018
            al
  HB 1341   Del Jones, et     Maryland College Investment Plan - State Match
            al                Requirement - Revisions
  HB 1432   Dels Queen and    Food Stamp Program - Summer Supplement for
            Carr              Children - Pilot Program
  HB 1495   Del A.            Public School Construction Assessment and
            Washington        Maintenance Reform Act
  HB 1515   Del Jackson,      Public Safety - Length of Service Award Programs -
            et al             Statewide Service
  HB 1577   Del Lam, et al    Human Services - Family Navigation Services -
                              Provision and Funding
  HB 1582   Del Wilson        Hmn Srvcs - Chldrn in Out-of-Home Plcmnt -
                              Centralized Cmprhnsv Hlth Care Mntrg Program
                              (Jointly assigned to APP and HGO)
  HB 1615   Del Valentino     Human Services - Temporary Disability Assistance
            Smith, et al      Program
  HB 1620   Del Bromwell,     Local Health Services Funding - Modifications
            et al

 

wednesday february 28, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * MHEC - Student Financial Assistance
            * MSDE Aid to Education

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  Room 150, HOB
            * MDH Developmental Disabilities Administration

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADMINISTRATION
  Room 145, HOB
            * Maryland Emergency Medical System Operations Fund
            * State Department of Assessments and Taxation
            * Executive Department - Governor
            * Property Tax Assessment Appeals Board
            * Department of Information Technology
            * Department of Veterans Affairs


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 4:30 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON CAPITAL BUDGET
  Room 120, HOB
            * Capital Department of Natural Resources
            * Capital Department of Housing and Community Development
            * Capital Board of Public Works
            * Capital Historic St Mary's Commission
            * Capital Department of Aging
            * Capital Judiciary


 

thursday march 1, 2018


                                  9:00 A.M.

  OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON PENSIONS - Room 120
  Work Session


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * Canal Place Preservation and Development Authority


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:15 P.M.

  HB 913    Del A. Miller,    Higher Education - Sexual Assault Policy -
            et al             Disciplinary Proceedings Policy
  HB 936    Dels Ebersole     Institutions of Higher Education - Financial Aid
            and Stein         Reductions - Notice
  HB 1062   Del Sydnor, et    Hstrcly Blk Clgs & Unvrsts - Appt of a Spcl Advsr
            al                - Dvlp of a Rmdl Pln (HBCU Eqty Act of 2018)
  HB 1074   Del Wilson, et    Public Institutions of Higher Education - Priority
            al                Registration for Members of the Armed Forces
  HB 1103   Del Hettleman     Hghr Ed - Private Career Schools and For-Profit
                              Institutions of Hghr Ed - Rgltn
  HB 1131   Del Morhaim       State Employee and Retiree Health and Wlfr
                              Benefits Program - Expnsn of Participating Units
  HB 1181   Del P. Young      State Personnel - Disabled Veterans - Interviews
                              for Noncompetitive Appointment
  HB 1238   Del Hettleman,    Higher Education - Sexual Assault Response
            et al             Training - Requirements and Grant Program
  HB 1400   Del Morhaim,      St Empl and Retiree Hlth and Wlfr Benefits Program
            et al             - Empls of Qualifying Orgnztns
  HB 1525   Del Morales,      State Personnel - Employee Mentoring Leave
            et al
  HB 1602   Del P. Young,     Education - Higher Education - Priority
            et al             Registration for Veterans

 

friday march 2, 2018


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 161    The Spkr          Budget Reconciliation and Financing Act of 2018
            (Admin)
  HB 348    The Spkr          Commonsense Spending Act of 2018
            (Admin), et al

  NOTE: The bill hearing will be in the Joint Hearing Room


 

monday march 5, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 3:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON EDUCATION & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  Room 120, HOB
            * Department of Commerce
            * Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
  Room 150, HOB
            * MDH Medical Care Programs Administration
            * OLA Medicaid Audit

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & THE ENVIRONMENT
  Room 145, HOB
            * MDOT WMATA - Operating Budget
            * MDOT Maryland Transit Administration


 

tuesday march 6, 2018


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 331    St. Mary's        St. Mary's County - Public Facility Bonds
            County
            Delegation
  HB 561    Del McCray, et    Office of Legislative Audits - Audits of the
            al                Baltimore City Police Department
  HB 609    Carroll County    Carroll County - Public Facilities Bonds
            Delegation
  HB 720    Allegany          Allegany County - Orphans' Court Judges - Pension
            County            Formula
            Delegation
  HB 725    Calvert County    Calvert County - Budget Changes - Publication and
            Delegation        Hearing Threshold
  HB 729    Calvert County    Calvert County - County Budget - Changes to
            Delegation        Adopted Budget
  HB 971    Del Lisanti,      Local Pension Systems - Special Disability
            et al             Retirement Allowance
  HB 1102   Calvert County    Calvert County - Bonding Authority - Enterprise
            Delegation        Fund
  HB 1213   Del McMillan,     Maryland 529 - Broker-Dealer College Investment
            et al             Plan - Required Establishment
  HB 1245   Del McKay, et     Task Force on the Canal Place Preservation and
            al                Development Authority
  HB 1259   Del McCray, et    Baltimore City - Police Department - Community
            al                Policing Funds
  HB 1321   Del Corderman     Washington County - Public Facilities Bonds
  HB 1354   Calvert County    Calvert County - Bonding Authority
            Delegation
  HB 1548   Del Anderson      Baltimore Cty - Cntng the Creating Opportunities
            (BCA)             for Rnwl and Enterprise (CORE) Prtnrshp Fnd
  HB 1624   Del Anderton,     Local Governments - Income Tax Disparity Grants -
            et al             Amounts

 

wednesday march 7, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY AND ADMINISTRATION
  Room 145, HOB
            * Department of State Police
            * DPSCS Police and Correctional Training Commissions
            * DPSCS Division of Pretrial Detention

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON TRANSPORTATION & THE ENVIRONMENT
  Room 145, HOB
            * Maryland Automobile Insurance Fund
            * Department of Natural Resources


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 4:30 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON CAPITAL BUDGET
  Room 120, HOB
            * Capital Maryland Environmental Service
            * Capital Baltimore City Community College
            * Capital Community College Facilities Grant Program
            * Capital MD Independent College and University Assoc
            * Capital Maryland State Library Agency
            * Capital Maryland School for the Deaf
            * Capital St Mary's College of Maryland
            * Capital Department of Information Technology


 

thursday march 8, 2018


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 428    Del Grammer       Office of Legislative Audits - Baltimore County
                              Public School System - Special Audit
  HB 952    Del Grammer,      State Acquisition of the Fort Howard VA Campus
            et al             Property
  HB 1143   Southern          Southern Maryland - University System of Maryland
            Maryland          Partnership Act of 2018
            Delegation
  HB 1223   Del Lierman,      Tuition Stabilization Act of 2018
            et al
  HB 1404   Del Hettleman     Institutions of Postsecondary Ed - Prvsn of Info
                              Relating to the Cost of Hghr Ed
  HB 1457   Del A. Miller,    Higher Education - Students With a Chronic Health
            et al             Condition - Reporting Requirements
  HB 1606   Del Sydnor        Higher Education - Workforce Shortage Vocational
                              Certificate Grant Program - Established

 

friday march 9, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON CAPITAL BUDGET
  Room 120, HOB
            * Capital Maryland Department of Health
            * Capital University of Maryland Medical System
            * Capital Maryland Hospital Association
            * Capital Department of State Police
            * Capital Local Jails and Detention Centers
            * Capital Dept Public Safety and Correctional Services
            * Capital Maryland Public Broadcasting Commission


 

monday march 12, 2018


 BUDGET HEARINGS - 9:00 A.M.

  SUBCOMMITTEE ON CAPITAL BUDGET
  Room 120, HOB
            * Capital Miscellaneous Capital Grant Programs


 

tuesday march 13, 2018


 Changes made to schedule through addenda

  HB 133    Chr APP (Dept)    Maryland Stadium Authority - Ocean City Convention
                              Facility - Renovation
    MOVED                     From FEB 20, 1:00 PM to MAR 13, 1:00 PM


 End of schedule changes


 BILL HEARINGS - 1:00 P.M.

  HB 732    Del Kramer, et    Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in
            al                Research Act of 2018
  HB 904    Del B. Barnes,    Weapon-Free Higher Education Zones
            et al
  HB 1224   Del M.            Ending Youth Homelessness Act of 2018
            Washington,
            et al
  HB 1477   Del Parrott       Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Work and
                              Community Engagement Requirements - Waiver
  HB 1572   Del McDonough     Attorney General - Federal Government Lawsuits -
                              Itemized Budget System


February 16, 2018 3:52 P.M.