Delegate Ben Barnes

2016 Regular Session

District 21, Prince George's and Anne Arundel Counties

Total Bills: 81 (Primary Sponsor: 4, Co-sponsor: 67, By Request: 10)

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Number / Chapter
(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
HB0753
    (SB0808)
State BudgetIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryOperating Budget (B1)
HB0934
    (SB0674)
Teachers' Retirement and Pension System - Employer Contribution for Local EmployeesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB1002
    (SB0906)
Weapon-Free Higher Education ZonesIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsAppropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsPrimaryCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB1542
    (SB1092)
Nursing Facilities - Quality Assessment - ModificationIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsPrimaryHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB0027Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingIn the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
1/26/2016 - 3:30 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB0243
    (SB0166)
Land Use Actions - Legislative Bodies - Judicial ReviewIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorLocal Government - Generally (L6)
HB0309
    (SB0324 / CH0013)
Prince George's County Regional Medical Center Act of 2016In the Senate - Hearing cancelledAppropriations
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB0350Courts - Civil Action for Law Enforcement Officer Conduct - Nondisclosure AgreementsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0368 / CH0015
    (SB0370 / CH0014)
Board of Public Works Transparency Act of 2016Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 15Appropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorOperating Budget (B1)
HB0393
    (SB0362)
Award of Attorney's Fees and Expenses - Violation of Maryland Constitutional RightIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0404
    (SB0418)
Richard E. Israel and Roger "Pip" Moyer End-of-Life Option ActIn the House - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)Health and Government Operations
2/19/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0431 / CH0039
    (SB0355)
Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program - EstablishmentApproved by the Governor - Chapter 39Health and Government Operations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorDisabled (O3)
HB0570
    (SB0404)
State Board of Education - State Superintendent of Schools - AppointmentIn the House - Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0580
    (SB0472)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families ActIn the Senate - Rereferred to FinanceEconomic Matters
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB0583
    (SB0283 / CH0546)
Criminal Law - Cruelty to Animals - Implement of DogfightingIn the Senate - First Reading Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
HB0594Humane Adoption of Companion Animals Used in Research Act of 2016In 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.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
HB0599
    (SB0496)
Poultry Litter Management ActIn the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
HB0617Anne Arundel County Public Schools - Adjunct Instructor ProgramIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Local Bills (F3)
HB0618
    (SB0479)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - William Brown House at Historic London TownIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB0646
    (SB0593)
Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudiciary
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
HB0708
    (SB0781 / CH0232)
Education - Maryland Seal of Biliteracy Act - EstablishmentIn the Senate - First Reading Senate RulesWays and Means
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
RulesCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0715
    (SB0644)
Early Identification of Autism ActIn the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
HB0718 / CH0114Consumer Protection - Asset Recovery for Exploited Seniors ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 114Economic Matters
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
HB0721
    (SB0711)
Prevailing Wage Rates Reform Act of 2016In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0723
    (SB0585)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to MunicipalitiesIn the House - Hearing 2/25 at 1:00 p.m.Environment and Transportation
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HB0740 / CH0678
    (SB0485 / CH0677)
Task Force to Study Family and Medical Leave InsuranceEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 678Economic Matters
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB0744Senior Call-Check Service Program - EstablishmentIn the Senate - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0770
    (SB0712)
Criminal Procedure - Nonviolent Felonies - Stet, Shielding, and ExpungementIn the House - Unfavorable Report by JudiciaryJudiciary
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB0771 / CH0277
    (SB0071)
Public Schools - Administration of Diabetes Care Services - GuidelinesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 277Ways and Means
3/14/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB0795Maryland Environmental Service - Collective BargainingIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0860Prevailing Wage Law - Applicability to the University System of Maryland, Morgan State University, and St. Mary's College of MarylandIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB0862
    (SB0367)
Maryland Redeemable Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction ActIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
HB0864
    (SB0302)
Aggressive Drunk Driving - Punitive DamagesIn the House - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
HB0909Task Force to Study Paid Parental Leave PoliciesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/30 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB0977Procurement - Public Work Contracts - Contractor Occupational Safety and Health RequirementsIn the House - Hearing 3/04 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
HB1000
    (SB1040)
Public Safety - Firearms - Terrorist WatchlistIn the House - Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m.Judiciary
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
HB1001
    (SB0943)
Criminal Procedure - Firearms - TransferIn the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)Judiciary
2/26/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
HB1003 / CH0557
    (SB0481 / CH0556)
Labor and Employment - Equal Pay for Equal WorkApproved by the Governor - Chapter 557Economic Matters
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB1005 / CH0437
    (SB0848 / CH0436)
Health Insurance - Contraceptive Equity ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 437Health and Government Operations
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
HB1007 / CH0287Freedom to Vote ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 287Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB1008 / CH0288Election Law - Early Voting CentersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 288Ways and Means
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
HB1010Maryland Transit Administration Oversight and Planning BoardVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Environment and Transportation
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB1011Department of Transportation - Modal Administrations - AppointmentsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB1013 / CH0036
    (SB0908)
Maryland Open Transportation Investment Decision Act of 2016Gubernatorial Veto Override - Chapter 36Appropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
Budget and Taxation
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
HB1014 / CH0690
    (SB0676 / CH0689)
College Affordability Act of 2016Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 690Ways and Means
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1015 / CH0290Study of Student Loan Refinancing in MarylandApproved by the Governor - Chapter 290Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB1039Motor Vehicles - Driver Education Program Curriculum - Police Traffic Stop Procedures and Basic Vehicle MaintenanceIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationEnvironment and Transportation
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
HB1104
    (SB0689)
Task Force on Workplace Bullying in State AgenciesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; WithdrawnAppropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
HB1106
    (SB0921)
Clean Energy Jobs - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard RevisionsVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Economic Matters
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1121
    (SB0012)
Health Care Facilities - Closures or Partial Closures of Hospitals - County Board of Health ApprovalIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Health and Government Operations
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB1143
    (SB0728)
Income Tax Credit - New Dwellings - Automatic Fire Sprinkler SystemsIn the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansWays and Means
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
HB1189
    (SB0601)
Hospitals - Community Benefit Report - Disclosure of Tax ExemptionsIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
HB1214
    (SB0705)
Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Bishop McNamara High School Dining Hall and Student CenterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1269
    (SB0223)
Human Relations - Discrimination by a Place of Public Accommodation - Enforcement and RemediesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; WithdrawnHealth and Government Operations
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
HB1287
    (SB0867)
Public Utilities - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard - Eligible SourcesIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters; WithdrawnEconomic Matters
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
HB1295
    (SB0639)
Task Force to Study a Promise Scholarship Program in MarylandIn the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB1325
    (SB0755)
State Department of Education - Breakfast and Lunch Programs - Funding (Free School Meals for Students From Low- and Middle-Income Families Act)In the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1342
    (SB0945 / CH0512)
Drunk Driving Reduction Act of 2016 (Noah's Law)In the Senate - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (46-0)Judiciary
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorVehicle Laws - Drunk Driving (R3)
HB1360
    (SB0756)
Primary and Secondary Education - Breakfast Program - School Requirements (Breakfast After the Bell Act)In the House - Hearing 3/07 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
HB1372
    (SB0940)
Labor and Employment - Payment of Wages - Minimum Wage and Repeal of Tip Credit (Fight for Fifteen)In the House - Unfavorable Report by Economic MattersEconomic Matters
3/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
HB1380
    (SB0850)
Creation of a State Debt - Anne Arundel County - YWCA Domestic Violence Safe House ShelterIn the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
3/14/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
HB1387 / CH0709
    (SB1054 / CH0708)
Commercial Northern Snakehead Bowfishing License - EstablishmentEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 709Environment and Transportation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorHunting and Fishing (M2)
HB1395 / CH0738Local Government - Disparity Grants - AmountsEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 738Appropriations
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and TaxationCo-SponsorLocal Government - Generally (L6)
HB1400 / CH0031
    (SB1172)
Seed Community Development Anchor Institution FundEnacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 31Environment and Transportation
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
HB1424Regulation of Youth Sports - Ice Hockey Clubs - Noncontact LeagueIn the House - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Ways and Means
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorChildren (O4)
HB1431Vehicle Laws - Prohibition Against Smoking in Vehicle Containing Young ChildIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and Transportation; WithdrawnEnvironment and Transportation
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Rules of the Road (R5)
HB1464
    (SB0927)
Program Open Space Trust Fund Act of 2016In the House - Unfavorable Report by AppropriationsAppropriations
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
HB1485Other Tobacco Products - Local Laws for Sale and Distribution - Intent of the General AssemblyIn the House - Hearing 3/02 at 1:00 p.m.Economic Matters
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
HB1488 / CH0654
    (SB0909)
Service, Stipends, and Scholarships - Maryland Corps Program - EstablishedApproved by the Governor - Chapter 654Appropriations
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Finance
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB1624 / CH0526
    (SB1104 / CH0525)
Transportation - Highways - Heroes HighwayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 526Environment and Transportation
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
FinanceCo-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
HJ0001National Goal of Debt-Free Higher EducationIn the House - Hearing 2/29 at 1:00 p.m.Rules and Executive Nominations
2/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
HB1570
    (SB1119 / CH0469)
State Treasurer - Supranational IssuersIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsRules and Executive NominationsBy Request - CommitteeState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
HB0379
    (SB0343 / CH0188)
Employees' and Teachers' Pension Systems - Alternate Contributory Pension Selection and Reformed Contributory Pension BenefitVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/2/2016 - 12:30 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0380
    (SB0344 / CH0189)
State Retirement and Pension System - Local Fire and Police System - Commingling of AssetsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/2/2016 - 12:30 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0381
    (SB0321 / CH0064)
State Retirement and Pension System - Board of Trustees - Designee Appointments and Fiduciary DutiesVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/2/2016 - 12:30 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0382
    (SB0345 / CH0190)
State Retirement and Pension System - Optional Retirement Allowances - Designated BeneficiariesVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0537
    (SB0373 / CH0196)
Teachers' Retirement and Pension Systems - Reemployment of Retirees - ClarificationVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0581
    (SB0477 / CH0212)
State Retirement and Pension System - Reemployment of Ordinary Disability Retirees - Earnings LimitationVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0582
    (SB0473 / CH0211)
Correctional Officers' Retirement System - Clifton T. Perkins Maximum Security Guards - AllowancesVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/24/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB0940
    (SB0820)
State Retirement and Pension System - Disability Retirement - AlterationsIn the House - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Appropriations
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
HB1397
    (SB0821 / CH0233)
Participating Governmental Units - Amortization ScheduleVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Appropriations
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - OtherState Pensions and Retirement (K4)

Denotes enacted legislation

September 23, 2016 2:06 P.M.