Animals

2016 Regular Session

Total Bills: 70

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
 
TitlePrimary SponsorStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Broad Subject
HB0046 / CH0248Animal Control Units - Impounded Animals - IdentificationDelegate ChangApproved by the Governor - Chapter 248Environment and Transportation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB0079Health - Milk Products - Raw Milk - Consumer-Owned LivestockDelegate MorhaimIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Health (J1)
HB0111Business Regulation - Sales of Dogs and Cats - Required Health CertificateDelegate LuedtkeIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
1/27/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB0203Caroline County - Sunday HuntingCaroline County DelegationIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0211 / CH0662
    (SB0198 / CH0661)
Neonicotinoid Pesticides - Restrictions on Sales and Use (Pollinator Protection Act of 2016)Delegate HealeyEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 662Environment and Transportation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsAgriculture (M4)
HB0289
    (SB0990)
Medical Schools - Use of Animals in Medical Training - ProhibitedDelegate Robinson, S.In the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Higher Education (F2)
HB0321 / CH0334
    (SB0046 / CH0333)
Anne Arundel County - Archery Hunting - Safety ZoneAnne Arundel County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 334Environment and Transportation
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0410 / CH0664
    (SB0266 / CH0663)
Natural Resources - Poaching Restitution Act of 2016Delegate O'DonnellEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 664Environment and Transportation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0438
    (SB0917)
Public Safety - Law Enforcement - Veterinary Care of Retired Law Enforcement K-9s ActDelegate KramerIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPublic Safety (E4)
HB0494 / CH0267Agriculture - Animal Shelters - Uniform Standards of Operation and Care (Animal Shelters Standards Act of 2016)Delegate MieleApproved by the Governor - Chapter 267Environment and Transportation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB0513Harford County - Sunday Hunting - Deer Bow Hunting SeasonDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0514Sunday Hunting - Deer Bow Hunting SeasonDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0515Deer Bow Hunting Season - Private Property - Additional Sunday in JanuaryDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0516 / CH0269Harford County - Archery Hunting - Safety ZoneDelegate GlassApproved by the Governor - Chapter 269Environment and Transportation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0517Natural Resources - Deer Bow Hunting Season - End DateDelegate GlassIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0521
    (SB0589)
Public Safety - SWAT Teams - Reporting and LimitationsDelegate SmithIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPublic Safety (E4)
HB0542
    (SB0991)
Natural Resources - Wildlife Trafficking PreventionDelegate LuedtkeIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0583
    (SB0283 / CH0546)
Criminal Law - Cruelty to Animals - Implement of DogfightingDelegate LamIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0594Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2016Delegate KramerIn the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB0679Vehicle Laws - Cats and Dogs Left Unattended - Authorized RemovalDelegate ClusterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
HB0755
    (SB0524)
Allegany County and Garrett County - Black Bears - BaitingAllegany County DelegationIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and TransportationHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0815 / CH0497
    (SB1116)
Horse Racing - Fair Hill - Arabian Breed Racing AuthorizationCecil County DelegationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 497Ways and Means
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Horse Racing (C6)
HB0829
    (SB0607)
Agriculture - Cattle, Swine, and Poultry - Use of Antimicrobial DrugsDelegate Robinson, S.In the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB0965 / CH0727The Maryland International and Preakness Stakes Incentive Act of 2016Delegate WalkerEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 727Ways and Means
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Horse Racing (C6)
HB1113 / CH0573
    (SB0663 / CH0572)
Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited Acts (Companion Animal Welfare Act)Delegate KramerApproved by the Governor - Chapter 573Economic Matters
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB1163Agriculture - Veterinary Feed Directives - Information CollectionDelegate LamIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
HB1216General Provisions - Commemorative Days - K9 Veterans DayDelegate ChangIn the House - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
State Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB1223Natural Resources - Apprentice Hunting License - EstablishmentDelegate O'DonnellIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEnvironment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1256Natural Resources - Cecil County - ElkDelegate HornbergerIn the House - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1322Income Tax Credit - Veterinary Services for Adopted Police DogsDelegate GlassIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Taxes - Income (Q3)
HB1335Income Tax Credit - Cat and Dog AdoptionDelegate GlassIn the House - Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Taxes - Income (Q3)
HB1409
    (SB0263)
Payment in Lieu of Taxes - State Forest and State Park LandDelegate OttoIn the Senate - Rereferred to Budget and TaxationEnvironment and Transportation
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationTaxes - Property (Q1)
HB1417 / CH0384
    (SB0401 / CH0383)
Charles County and St. Mary's County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsDelegate MorganApproved by the Governor - Chapter 384Environment and Transportation
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1462 / CH0688
    (SB0614 / CH0687)
Veterinarians, Pharmacies, and Pharmacists - Dispensing Compounded Preparations for Use by Nonfarm AnimalsDelegate BromwellEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 688Health and Government Operations
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsHealth Occupations (J2)
HB1496Farmers' Rights ActDelegate Washington, M.In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
HB1506Natural Resources - Wildlife and HuntingChair, Environment and Transportation CommitteeIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesEnvironment and Transportation
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1511Caroline County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsDelegate GhristIn the House - Unfavorable Report by House Rules and Executive Nominations; WithdrawnRules and Executive NominationsHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1586
    (SB0722)
Crimes Related to Animals - Penalties - Mandatory ReportingDelegate McConkeyIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1596
    (SB1113)
Talbot County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsDelegate MautzIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1600Creation of a State Debt - Baltimore County - Baltimore Humane Society Animal Safety and Energy Efficiency PlanDelegate BrooksIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/12/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
State Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0036Vehicle Laws - Cats and Dogs Left Unattended - Authorized RemovalSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
1/19/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Vehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
SB0046 / CH0333
    (HB0321 / CH0334)
Anne Arundel County - Archery Hunting - Safety ZoneSenator ReillyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 333Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0055Child Witness - Facility and Therapy Dogs - SupportSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
1/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0059Criminal Law - Aggravated Cruelty to Animals in the Presence of a MinorSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
1/19/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0198 / CH0661
    (HB0211 / CH0662)
Neonicotinoid Pesticides - Restrictions on Sales and Use (Pollinator Protection Act of 2016)Senator Nathan-PulliamEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 661Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
SB0238Public Safety - Law Enforcement Dogs - Protective EquipmentSenator SimonaireIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Safety (E4)
SB0263
    (HB1409)
Payment in Lieu of Taxes - State Forests, State Parks, and Wildlife Management AreasSenator EdwardsIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedBudget and Taxation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Taxes - Property (Q1)
SB0264Service Animals - Aggravated Cruelty and False RepresentationSenator SallingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0266 / CH0663
    (HB0410 / CH0664)
Natural Resources - Poaching Restitution Act of 2016Senator SallingEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 663Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0270Courts - Forcible Entry Into Vehicle to Assist Trapped Animal - ImmunitySenator SallingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0283 / CH0546
    (HB0583)
Criminal Law - Cruelty to Animals - Implement of DogfightingSenator LeeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 546Judicial Proceedings
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0401 / CH0383
    (HB1417 / CH0384)
Charles County and St. Mary's County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsSenator WaughApproved by the Governor - Chapter 383Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0524
    (HB0755)
Allegany County and Garrett County - Black Bears - BaitingSenator EdwardsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
SB0526 / CH0400Agriculture - Commercial Feed - ExemptionSenator BatesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 400Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
SB0589
    (HB0521)
Public Safety - SWAT Teams - Reporting and LimitationsSenator GladdenIn the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Safety (E4)
SB0607
    (HB0829)
Agriculture - Cattle, Swine, and Poultry - Use of Antimicrobial DrugsSenator PinskyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Agriculture (M4)
SB0614 / CH0687
    (HB1462 / CH0688)
Veterinarians, Pharmacies, and Pharmacists - Dispensing Compounded Preparations for Use by Nonfarm AnimalsSenator ConwayEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 687Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health Occupations (J2)
SB0642Creation of a State Debt - Frederick County - Northwest Trek Conservation and Education CenterSenator HoughIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
State Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0663 / CH0572
    (HB1113 / CH0573)
Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited Acts (Companion Animal Welfare Act)Senator BensonApproved by the Governor - Chapter 572Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0678State Board of Cosmetologists - Pets on Premises of Beauty Salons - AuthorizedSenator EckardtIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Business Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0722
    (HB1586)
Crimes Related to Animals - Penalties - Mandatory ReportingSenator YoungIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Criminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0761Farmers' Rights ActSenator MadalenoIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Commercial Law - Generally (I4)
SB0901Public and Nonpublic Schools - Classwork and Assessment Involving Live and Dead Animals - Student Right of RefusalSenator YoungIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Primary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0917
    (HB0438)
Public Safety - Law Enforcement - Veterinary Care of Retired Law Enforcement K-9s ActSenator LeeIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Public Safety (E4)
SB0990
    (HB0289)
Medical Schools - Use of Animals in Medical Training - ProhibitedSenator CurrieIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesRulesHigher Education (F2)
SB0991
    (HB0542)
Natural Resources - Wildlife Trafficking PreventionSenator YoungIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental AffairsHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB1061Natural Resources - Sunday Hunting - Statewide AuthorizationSenator ConwayIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Senate RulesRulesHunting and Fishing (M2)
SB1106 / CH0467Anne Arundel County and Harford County - Courthouse Dog and Child Witness Pilot ProgramSenator SimonaireApproved by the Governor - Chapter 467Judicial Proceedings
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Courts and Court Personnel - Local (D2)
SB1113
    (HB1596)
Talbot County - Deer Management Permit - FirearmsSenator EckardtIn the House - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Hunting and Fishing (M2)
SB1116
    (HB0815 / CH0497)
Horse Racing - Fair Hill - Arabian Breed Racing AuthorizationSenator NormanIn the House - Hearing 4/05 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Horse Racing (C6)

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September 23, 2016 2:03 P.M.