Delegate Ben Barnes

2015 Regular Session

District 21, Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties

Total Bills: 54 (Primary Sponsor: 3, Co-sponsor: 46, By Request: 5)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0357Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young ChildIn the House - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB0404
    (SB0279)
Procurement - Public Work Contracts - Contractor Occupational Safety and Health RequirementsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0687Public Health - Religious Exemptions from Immunization Requirements - RepealIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government OperationsPrimaryPublic Health (J1)
HB0099
    (SB0115)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income of Law Enforcement, Correctional Officer, Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services Personnel (Hometown Heroes)In the House - Hearing 2/27 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB0130
    (SB0601 / CH0371)
African American Heritage Preservation Program - Reestablishment and RevisionsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Environment and Transportation
2/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCapital Budget (B5)
HB0158 / CH0403
    (SB0243)
State Personnel and Procurement - Service Contracts - Reporting and Audit RequirementsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 403Appropriations
2/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0166
    (SB0310)
Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - EstablishmentIn the House - Hearing 2/12 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0215
    (SB0183 / CH0477)
Education - Geographic Cost of Education - RequirementIn the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0227Family Law - Domestic Violence - Definition of AbuseIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0236 / CH0410
    (SB0705)
Criminal Law - Assault - First RespondersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 410Judiciary
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0298 / CH0413Education - Student Data Privacy Act of 2015Approved by the Governor - Chapter 413Ways and Means
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0344
    (SB0390)
Education - Due Process Hearings for Children With Disabilities - Burden of ProofIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0370
    (SB0777)
Prevailing Wage - Payment for Apprenticeship ProgramsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
2/27/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0371Gaming - Video Lottery Operation License - Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall AirportIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorGaming (C7)
HB0377
    (SB0373)
Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Revisions (Maryland Clean Energy Advancement Act of 2015)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
2/20/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB0381
    (SB0257)
Agriculture - Nutrient Management - Phosphorus Management ToolIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
HB0382 / CH0244Sexual Assault Survivors' Right to Know ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 244Judiciary
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial Proceedings
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB0385
    (SB0040)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families ActIn the House - Hearing 2/13 at 12:30 p.m.Economic Matters
2/13/2015 - 12:30 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB0449 / CH0481
    (SB0409 / CH0480)
Environment - Hydraulic Fracturing - RegulationsEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 481Environment and Transportation
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB0450
    (SB0371 / CH0028)
State Highway Administration - Bicycle and Pedestrian Priority AreasVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Environment and Transportation
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0466 / CH0053
    (SB0802 / CH0052)
Transportation - Dedication of Structures (Hero's Highway Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 53Environment and Transportation
2/26/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/7/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0498
    (SB0392)
Criminal Law - Assault - First RespondersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/17/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0503
    (SB0078)
Rape Survivor Family Protection ActIn the House - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0514 / CH0429
    (SB0258)
Maryland Commission on Climate ChangeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 429Environment and Transportation
2/25/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB0595
    (SB0529)
Special Elections for United States Senate Vacancies ActIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB0648Community Colleges - Tuition Waiver for Full-Time Students - Partial State ReimbursementIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0673Community Colleges - Tuition Waiver for Full-Time Students - Full State ReimbursementIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0682Municipalities - Charter Amendments - Referendum and Signatures Required for PetitionsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorMunicipal Corporations (L3)
HB0730Maryland Estate Tax - Unified CreditIn the House - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Miscellaneous (Q7)
HB0755 / CH0136
    (SB0695 / CH0135)
General Provisions - Public Information Act - Enforcement, Fees, and ExemptionsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 136Health and Government Operations
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
HB0760
    (SB0557)
Food Fish and Shellfish - Labeling and Identification Requirements (Maryland Seafood Authenticity Act)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB0788
    (SB0669)
Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care RecipientsIn the House - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0858
    (SB0141)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Former Foster Care Adolescents - Dental CareIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0911
    (SB0531)
Marijuana Control and Revenue Act of 2015In the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m. (Judiciary)Judiciary
2/24/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0947 / CH0467
    (SB0251)
Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board - School Counselors - Certification Renewal Requirement (Lauryn's Law)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 467Ways and Means
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0949
    (SB0471)
Task Force to Study the Provision of Health Care Coverage to Uninsured MarylandersIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/12/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0966Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0970
    (SB0689 / CH0047)
Prince George's County - Transfer Tax - Deputy SheriffsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Ways and Means
3/4/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
4/1/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Recordation and Transfer (Q6)
HB0980
    (SB0340)
Election Law - Voting Rights - Ex-FelonsVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Ways and Means
3/11/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorElections (G1)
HB1021
    (SB0676)
Richard E. Israel and Roger "Pip" Moyer Death with Dignity ActIn the House - Hearing 3/06 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)Health and Government Operations
3/6/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1027Labor and Employment - Overwork Prohibition ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB1051
    (SB0424)
Labor and Employment - Equal Pay for Equal WorkIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB1080 / CH0116
    (SB0576)
9-1-1 Emergency Telephone System - Multiple-Line Telephone Systems - Direct Dial (Kari's Law)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 116Health and Government Operations
3/13/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1087 / CH0347
    (SB0481)
Electricity - Community Solar Energy Generating System ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 347Economic Matters
3/5/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/2/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1090
    (SB0742)
Public Health - Restaurants - Meals for ChildrenIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB1105
    (SB0761 / CH0382)
Disabled Individuals - Task Force on the Maryland ABLE ProgramVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
3/19/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorDisabled (O3)
HB1145
    (SB0903)
State Board of Tree Experts - EstablishmentIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB1201
    (SB0830)
Health Occupations - Professional Counselors and Therapists - Provisional LicensesIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsCo-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
HB1231
    (SB0868 / CH0204)
Public Utilities - Transportation Network ServicesIn the House - Hearing 4/13 at 9:45 a.m.Economic Matters
4/13/2015 - 9:45 a.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB0076
    (SB0102 / CH0010)
State Retirement and Pension System - Accumulated Contributions of Nonvested Former MembersVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/19/2015 - 8:30 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0077
    (SB0103 / CH0150)
Judges' Retirement System - Membership, Benefits, and ReemploymentVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/19/2015 - 8:30 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0078
    (SB0076 / CH0007)
State Retirement and Pension System - Noncontributory Pension Benefit - DefinitionVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/19/2015 - 8:30 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0079
    (SB0104 / CH0011)
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - Membership and Eligibility for RetirementVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/3/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
4/2/2015 - 9:15 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0217 / CH0230
    (SB0191)
State Retirement and Pension System - Credit for Unused Sick Leave - ClarificationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 230Appropriations
2/10/2015 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/19/2015 - 8:30 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)

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December 8, 2015 2:39 P.M.