Senator Joanne C. Benson

2016 Regular Session

District 24, Prince George's County

Total Bills: 159 (Primary Sponsor: 15, Co-sponsor: 142, By Request: 2)

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(Cross File / Chapter)
TitleStatusOriginal House
and Hearing Dates
Opposite House
and Hearing Dates
Sponsorship
Type
 
Broad Subject
SB0007Prevailing Wage Law - Applicability - Elementary and Secondary School ConstructionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinancePrimaryState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0022 / CH0331
    (HB0593 / CH0332)
Human Services - Interagency Council on Homelessness - MembershipApproved by the Governor - Chapter 331Finance
1/14/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Appropriations
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimarySocial Services - Generally (O1)
SB0062Sales and Use Tax - Tax-Free Period - Emergency Preparedness EquipmentIn the Senate - Hearing 1/27 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
1/27/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryTaxes - Sales and Use (Q4)
SB0253Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Glenarden Apartments Redevelopment ProjectIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0254Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - Net Zero Energy District Fairmount Heights ProjectIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0255
    (HB0207)
Creation of a State Debt - Prince George's County - The Arc of Prince George's CountyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/12 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/12/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryState Debt (Bond Bills) (B2)
SB0657Task Force to Study the Impact of Cell Phone Use in Public SchoolsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0658Retail Business Owners - Automated Teller Machines - Notice of Skimming DeviceIn the House - First Reading House Rules and Executive NominationsFinance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Rules and Executive NominationsPrimaryBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0661
    (HB0587)
Hospitals - Patient's Bill of RightsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0662Health Insurance - Health Benefit Plans - Special Enrollment Period for PregnancyIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Health (J1)
SB0663 / CH0572
    (HB1113 / CH0573)
Commercial Sale of Dogs and Cats - Prohibited Acts (Companion Animal Welfare Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 572Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersPrimaryBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0664
    (HB1175)
Fair Scheduling, Wages, and Benefits ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinance
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0810Marlow Heights Police Department - EstablishmentIn the Senate - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
PrimaryPublic Safety (E4)
SB0811 / CH0430
    (HB0440 / CH0431)
Electric Companies - Installation of Solar Electric Generating Facility - Completion of InterconnectionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 430Finance
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersPrimaryUtility Regulation (C5)
SB1009 / CH0707
    (HB0689)
Procurement - Prevailing Wage - Liquidated DamagesEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 707Finance
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersPrimaryState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0056Transportation - Chesapeake Bay Bridge Crossing - Environmental Impact Study - Cost Estimate and PaymentIn the House - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
1/20/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Generally (R2)
SB0073
    (HB0360 / CH0719)
Maryland Loan Assistance Repayment Program for Orphans and Foster Care RecipientsIn the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
1/20/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0119 / CH0350Business Regulation - Business Discounts and Preferences for Veterans - IdentificationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 350Finance
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorBusiness Regulation and Occupations (C2)
SB0147
    (HB0022 / CH0520)
Ethan Saylor Alliance for Self-Advocates as Educators - Membership and Duties - Community Inclusion Training OversightVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorDisabled (O3)
SB0178 / CH0536
    (HB0493 / CH0537)
Criminal Law - Extortion - Immigration StatusApproved by the Governor - Chapter 536Judicial Proceedings
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0179
    (HB0448)
Circuit Court Judges - Selection, Qualifications, and Term of OfficeIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
SB0181
    (HB0531)
Maryland Strong Manufacturing Development ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0182 / CH0174
    (HB0849 / CH0175)
Public Safety - Rental Dwelling Units - Carbon Monoxide AlarmsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 174Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0187 / CH0540
    (HB0659 / CH0541)
Criminal Procedure - Victim's Right to Restitution - AppealApproved by the Governor - Chapter 540Judicial Proceedings
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0189Juveniles - Restraint and Searches - LimitationsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial ProceedingsCo-SponsorJuvenile Law (E3)
SB0198 / CH0661
    (HB0211 / CH0662)
Neonicotinoid Pesticides - Restrictions on Sales and Use (Pollinator Protection Act of 2016)Enacted 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.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
SB0204Electronic Smoking Devices - E-Liquid Containers - Child-Resistant PackagingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceCo-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0209
    (HB0634)
Juvenile Law - Adjudication of Delinquency - Collateral ConsequencesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorJuvenile Law (E3)
SB0210
    (HB0073)
Intercounty Connector - Public School Bus - Exemption From TollIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0223
    (HB1269)
Human Relations - Discrimination by a Place of Public Accommodation - Enforcement and RemediesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
SB0241 / CH0543Real Property - Senior Apartment Facilities - ConversionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 543Judicial Proceedings
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorReal Property (N1)
SB0242 / CH0366
    (HB0886 / CH0367)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Telemedicine - ModificationsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 366Finance
2/3/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0243
    (HB0304)
Juvenile Court - JurisdictionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorJuvenile Law (E3)
SB0245 / CH0318Labor and Employment - Hiring and Promotion Preferences - Veterans and Their SpousesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 318Finance
2/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0252 / CH0057
    (HB0511 / CH0058)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Former Foster Care Adolescents - Dental CareApproved by the Governor - Chapter 57Finance
2/3/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0256 / CH0368
    (HB1017 / CH0369)
Prince George's County - Property Tax Deferrals - Elderly and Disabled HomeownersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 368Budget and Taxation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property - Local (Q2)
SB0259
    (HB0518)
Criminal Procedure - Life Without Parole - ImpositionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0262
    (HB0772)
Family Law - Protecting the Resources of Children in State CustodyIn the Senate - Recommitted to Judicial Proceedings (Senator Zirkin)Judicial Proceedings
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0271 / CH0665
    (HB0722 / CH0666)
Capital Grant Program for Local School Systems With Significant Enrollment Growth or Relocatable Classrooms - FundingEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 665Budget and Taxation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0293
    (HB0738)
Income Tax - Subtraction Modification - Military Retirement Income - Individuals at Least 65 Years OldIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0294
    (HB1047)
Earned Income Tax Credit - ExpansionIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0295
    (HB1048)
Income Tax - Earned Income Credit - RefundabilityIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0297 / CH0371
    (HB0539)
Health Insurance - Habilitative Services - Period of Time for CoverageApproved by the Governor - Chapter 371Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0302
    (HB0864)
Aggressive Drunk Driving - Punitive DamagesIn the House - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCivil Actions and Procedures (D3)
SB0304
    (HB0423)
Maryland Commission on Health in All PoliciesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0305Family Child Care Providers - High School Diploma or GED TestIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0312 / CH0183
    (HB0329 / CH0184)
Children - Family Child Care Homes and Child Care Centers - Advertising and PenaltiesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 183Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorChildren (O4)
SB0318Department of Transportation - Heads of Modal Administrations - Senate ConfirmationIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0322 / CH0667
    (HB0378 / CH0668)
Homeowners' Property Tax Credit Program - Eligibility Awareness CampaignEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 667Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Property (Q1)
SB0323 / CH0011
    (HB0610)
Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act - ReauthorizationApproved by the Governor - Chapter 11Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
Environment and Transportation
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0324 / CH0013
    (HB0309)
Prince George's County Regional Medical Center Act of 2016Enacted under Article II, Section 17(b) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 13Budget and Taxation
2/3/2016 - 2:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0325Juvenile Services Education - ModificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0326Municipal Elections - Certificates of Candidacy - Proof of FilingIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental AffairsCo-SponsorMunicipal Corporations (L3)
SB0333Public Health - Restaurants - Meals for ChildrenIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0334Health Insurance - Access to Accurate Provider DirectoriesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0335
    (HB1505)
Health Insurance - Assignment of Benefits and Reimbursement of Nonpreferred Providers - ModificationsIn the Senate - Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0336 / CH0376
    (HB1277 / CH0377)
Hospitals - Designation of Lay CaregiversApproved by the Governor - Chapter 376Finance
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0337 / CH0549
    (HB0144)
Libraries - Regional, State, and County - FundingApproved by the Governor - Chapter 549Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorOperating Budget (B1)
SB0338
    (HB0138)
Task Force to Study the Placement of Library Services Within the Education Article of the Annotated Code of MarylandIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0339
    (HB0361)
Higher Education - Community Colleges - FundingIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m. (Budget and Taxation)Budget and Taxation
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0342 / CH0065
    (HB0837 / CH0066)
State Finance and Procurement - Public Senior Higher Education Institutions - Policies Concerning Procurement ContractsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 65Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0350Universal Voter Registration ActIn the Senate - Second Reading FailedEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB0355
    (HB0431 / CH0039)
Maryland Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program - EstablishmentVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Budget and Taxation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorDisabled (O3)
SB0363Education - Community Colleges - Collective BargainingIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0367
    (HB0862)
Maryland Redeemable Beverage Container Recycling Refund and Litter Reduction ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0369 / CH0067
    (HB1095)
Education - Prekindergarten Programs - Notification of Eligibility by Local Departments of Social ServicesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 67Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEducation - Miscellaneous (F5)
SB0393 / CH0199
    (HB0490 / CH0200)
Maryland Nurse Practice Act - Peer Review and Advisory Committees and PenaltiesApproved by the Governor - Chapter 199Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
SB0398
    (HB0820)
Reducing Environmental Degradation for the Underserved Through Community Engagement (The REDUCE Act)In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental AffairsEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEnvironment (M3)
SB0413
    (HB1499)
Developmental Disabilities Administration - Crisis Resolution and Prevention Resolution Services - Funding and ReportingIn the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)Finance
2/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0416Transportation - Toll Transportation Facilities Project - Annual Pass - StudyIn the House - Unfavorable Report by Environment and TransportationFinance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0417 / CH0521
    (HB0420 / CH0522)
Individuals With Disabilities - Minimum Wage and Community Integration (Ken Capone Equal Employment Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 521Finance
2/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0432
    (HB0812)
Business Relief and Tax Fairness Act of 2016In the Senate - Hearing 3/11 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SB0433
    (HB0906)
Correctional Services - Special Requirements for Elderly, Chronically Ill, and Terminally Ill InmatesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0434
    (HB1194)
Food Service Facilities - Automated External Defibrillator Program (The Joe Sheya Act)In the House - Hearing 3/22 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0436 / CH0207
    (HB0554 / CH0208)
Insurance - Surplus Lines - Short-Term Medical InsuranceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 207Finance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0437
    (HB1091)
Criminal Law - Committing a Crime of Violence in the Presence of a Minor - Repeal of Residence RequirementIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0446Interstate Medical Licensure CompactIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
SB0447Maryland Environmental Service - Collective BargainingIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
SB0448
    (HB0683)
Guardianship and Child in Need of Assistance Proceedings - Jurisdiction and Authority of Juvenile CourtIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedJudicial Proceedings
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0449 / CH0390
    (HB0981 / CH0391)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Guardianship Fees - Personal Needs AllowanceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 390Finance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0450 / CH0209
    (HB1487 / CH0210)
Health Care Provider Malpractice Insurance - Scope of CoverageApproved by the Governor - Chapter 209Finance
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0464Higher Education - College Admissions Outreach Program for High-Achieving Students - EstablishmentIn the House - Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0465Community Colleges - Tuition Waiver for Disabled Individuals - RequirementsIn the House - Hearing 3/24 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0472
    (HB0580)
Labor and Employment - Maryland Healthy Working Families ActIn the Senate - Hearing 3/03 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0476
    (HB0257)
Criminal Procedure - Providing Electronic Device Location Information - Historical DataIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0481 / CH0556
    (HB1003 / CH0557)
Labor and Employment - Equal Pay for Equal WorkApproved by the Governor - Chapter 556Finance
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0485 / CH0677
    (HB0740 / CH0678)
Task Force to Study Family and Medical Leave InsuranceEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 677Finance
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0494 / CH0213
    (HB0713 / CH0214)
State Department of Education - Community-Partnered School Behavioral Health Services Programs - Reporting System and Report (School Behavioral Health Accountability Act)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 213Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
3/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0495Statewide Steering Committee on Services for Adults With Sickle Cell Disease - Infusion Center - StudyIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0496
    (HB0599)
Poultry Litter Management ActIn the Senate - Hearing 2/23 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorAgriculture (M4)
SB0497
    (HB0595)
Behavioral Health Community Providers - Keep the Door Open ActIn the House - Third Reading Passed with Amendments (137-1)Finance
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0502
    (HB0481)
Judges - Mandatory Retirement AgeIn the House - Second Reading PassedJudicial Proceedings
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/6/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCourts and Court Personnel - Statewide (D1)
SB0503Education - Online Instructional Program for Financial LiteracyIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPrimary and Secondary Education (F1)
SB0504
    (HB1578)
Criminal Law - Sexual Offenses - Threatening to Withhold Governmental ServicesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/17 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
2/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0505 / CH0394
    (HB1619)
Workers' Compensation Insurance - Premium Discount - Alcohol- and Drug-Free Workplace ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 394Finance
2/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0537
    (HB0437 / CH0147)
Department of Health and Mental Hygiene - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program - ModificationsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0544 / CH0401
    (HB0720 / CH0402)
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Insurance Identification Card - Carrying Proof of Coverage - Uninsured Motorist Education and Enforcement FundApproved by the Governor - Chapter 401Finance
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0546Transitional Supports for Ex-Offenders - Repeal of RestrictionsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorSocial Services - Generally (O1)
SB0547
    (HB1151)
Ex-Offenders Recidivism Reduction ActIn the House - Hearing 3/29 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0549 / CH0074
    (HB0730 / CH0075)
Virginia I. Jones Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Council - Membership and Extension of Termination DateApproved by the Governor - Chapter 74Finance
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0551 / CH0405
    (HB0682 / CH0406)
Behavioral Health Advisory Council - Clinical Crisis Walk-In Services and Mobile Crisis Teams - Strategic PlanApproved by the Governor - Chapter 405Finance
2/25/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0553
    (HB0667)
Private Passenger Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance - Enhanced Underinsured Motorist CoverageIn the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0560One Maryland Economic Development Tax Credits - Business Incubators, Enterprise Zones, and Regional Institution Strategic Enterprise ZonesIn the House - Hearing 4/07 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Ways and Means
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0585
    (HB0723)
Transportation - Highway User Revenues - Distribution to MunicipalitiesIn the House - Hearing 3/31 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/2/2016 - 3:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0593
    (HB0646)
Family Law - Child Conceived Without Consent - Termination of Parental Rights (Rape Survivor Family Protection Act)In the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0601
    (HB1189)
Hospitals - Community Benefit Report - Disclosure of Tax ExemptionsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Care Facilities and Regulation (J3)
SB0602
    (HB1498)
Maryland Healthy Vending Machine ActIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0618
    (HB0813)
Higher Education - Employee Rights - Equal Employment Opportunity Program and Maryland Whistleblower LawIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceCo-SponsorState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
SB0620 / CH0415
    (HB1319)
Commemorative Weeks - Chesapeake Bay Awareness WeekApproved by the Governor - Chapter 415Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/4/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)
SB0665
    (HB0782)
Consumer Protection - Credit Report Security Freezes - Prohibition on Fees and Required NoticesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by FinanceFinance
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCommercial Law - Consumer Protection (I3)
SB0666
    (HB0982)
Vehicle Laws - Manufacturers and DealersIn the Senate - Hearing 3/10 at 1:00 p.m. (Judicial Proceedings)Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Licensing and Registration (R4)
SB0671
    (HB0402)
Public Information Act - Personnel and Investigatory Records - Formal Complaints Against Public EmployeesIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Regulations and Procedures (P3)
SB0674
    (HB0934)
Teachers' Retirement and Pension System - Employer Contribution for Local EmployeesIn the Senate - Hearing 2/25 at 8:30 a.m.Budget and Taxation
2/25/2016 - 8:30 a.m.
Co-SponsorState Pensions and Retirement (K4)
SB0679 / CH0574
    (HB0700)
Unemployment Insurance - Exemption From Covered Employment - Nail TechniciansApproved by the Governor - Chapter 574Finance
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorUnemployment Insurance (K2)
SB0689
    (HB1104)
Task Force on Workplace Bullying in State AgenciesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/15 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Personnel (P4)
SB0698
    (HB1620)
Community Colleges - Vocational Certificates and Associate's Degrees - Tuition WaiverIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs; WithdrawnEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0711
    (HB0721)
Prevailing Wage Rates Reform Act of 2016In the Senate - Hearing 3/17 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorState Government - Procurement (P2)
SB0712
    (HB0770)
Criminal Procedure - Nonviolent Felonies - Stet, Shielding, and ExpungementIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial ProceedingsJudicial Proceedings
2/24/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0726 / CH0577
    (HB0705)
Maryland Clean Energy Center - Task ForceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 577Finance
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0742
    (HB0879)
Public Safety - Imitation Firearms - ProhibitionIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Judicial Proceedings; WithdrawnJudicial Proceedings
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0751
    (HB1172)
Vehicle Laws - Rental Vehicle Companies - Right of SubrogationIn the Senate - Favorable with Amendments Report by FinanceFinance
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorVehicle Laws - Miscellaneous (R7)
SB0753 / CH0695Health - Sale of Food Products Containing Alcohol - Requirements and RestrictionsEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 695Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0758 / CH0696
    (HB0445)
Food Stamp Program - Minimum Benefit - State SupplementEnacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 696Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorSocial Services - Generally (O1)
SB0765 / CH0423CINA, Guardianship, Adoption, Custody, and Visitation - Disability of Parent, Guardian, Custodian, or PartyApproved by the Governor - Chapter 423Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB0778
    (HB1324)
Public Utilities - Natural Gas Infrastructure Expansion and ReinforcementIn the Senate - Hearing 3/01 at 1:00 p.m.Finance
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0784 / CH0425
    (HB0900 / CH0426)
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Personal Injury Protection - Rejection of CoverageApproved by the Governor - Chapter 425Finance
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0785 / CH0078
    (HB1162 / CH0079)
Foster Youth Summer Internship ProgramApproved by the Governor - Chapter 78Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorSocial Services - Generally (O1)
SB0805
    (HB0262)
Senior Citizen Activities Center Operating Fund - Distributions - AlterationVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElderly (O2)
SB0839
    (HB0958 / CH0499)
Insurance - Rate Filings - Trade SecretsVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/15/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0848 / CH0436
    (HB1005 / CH0437)
Health Insurance - Contraceptive Equity ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 436Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0853 / CH0438
    (HB0960 / CH0439)
Guardians of Property and Custodians - Authority to Fund Certain Trusts and AccountsApproved by the Governor - Chapter 438Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEstates and Trusts (N2)
SB0857
    (HB1265)
Maryland Health Care Commission - Hospital and Physician Financial Arrangement Disclosure - RequirementsIn the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; WithdrawnFinanceCo-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
SB0863 / CH0080
    (HB0786 / CH0081)
Workgroup to Study Safe Harbor Policy for Youth Victims of Human Trafficking - Sunset ExtensionApproved by the Governor - Chapter 80Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
3/30/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0864 / CH0516
    (HB1490)
Public Safety - Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force Fund - Establishment (Alicia's Law)Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516Judicial Proceedings
3/10/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB0866
    (HB0623)
Criminal Procedure - Postconviction Review - Conviction of Human Trafficking VictimIn the Senate - Hearing 3/08 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0869Governor's Office of Minority Affairs - Workgroup on Reconciliation and EquityIn the House - Hearing 4/09 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
4/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHuman Relations (D5)
SB0882 / CH0444
    (HB1589)
Economic Development - Northeastern Maryland Additive Manufacturing Innovation AuthorityApproved by the Governor - Chapter 444Finance
2/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic Matters
3/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorEconomic and Community Development (C8)
SB0887 / CH0445
    (HB1150)
Health Insurance - Consumer Health Claim Filing Fairness ActApproved by the Governor - Chapter 445Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0888 / CH0446
    (HB0912 / CH0447)
Motor Vehicle Insurance - Program to Incentivize and Enable Uninsured Vehicle Owners to Be InsuredApproved by the Governor - Chapter 446Finance
3/1/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorInsurance - Other than Health (C4)
SB0899
    (HB1217 / CH0505)
Maryland Medical Assistance Program - Specialty Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services - ParityVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0906
    (HB1002)
Weapon-Free Higher Education ZonesIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Substantive Crimes (E1)
SB0907
    (HB0672)
Transportation - Harry W. Nice Memorial Potomac River Bridge - ReplacementVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Appropriations
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
Co-SponsorTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB0909
    (HB1488 / CH0654)
Service, Stipends, and Scholarships - Maryland Corps Program - EstablishedVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Appropriations
3/29/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHigher Education (F2)
SB0919
    (HB1247 / CH0305)
Insurance - Self-Funded Student Health PlansVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/3/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0921
    (HB1106)
Clean Energy Jobs - Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard RevisionsVetoed by the Governor (Policy)Finance
3/8/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Economic MattersCo-SponsorUtility Regulation (C5)
SB0922
    (HB1187)
Career Apprenticeship Opportunity Act of 2016In the House - Favorable with Amendments Report by Ways and MeansFinance
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Budget and Taxation
Ways and Means
4/11/2016 - 9:00 a.m.
Co-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB0926 / CH0450
    (HB0399 / CH0451)
Lyme Disease - Laboratory Test - Required NoticeApproved by the Governor - Chapter 450Finance
3/17/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Health (J1)
SB0927
    (HB1464)
Program Open Space Trust Fund Act of 2016In the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorNatural Resources - Generally (M1)
SB0929
    (HB1318 / CH0309)
Health Benefit Plans - Network Access Standards and Provider Network DirectoriesVetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)Finance
3/2/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorInsurance - Health (C3)
SB0943
    (HB1001)
Criminal Procedure - Firearms - TransferIn the Senate - Conference Committee AppointedJudicial Proceedings
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Judiciary
4/6/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorCriminal Law - Procedure (E2)
SB0947Public Safety - Rifles and Shotguns - Secondary TransactionsIn the Senate - Hearing 3/09 at 1:00 p.m.Judicial Proceedings
3/9/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorPublic Safety (E4)
SB1007 / CH0323
    (HB1378 / CH0324)
Maryland Small Business Retirement Savings Program and TrustApproved by the Governor - Chapter 323Budget and Taxation
3/11/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Finance
Economic MattersCo-SponsorPrivate Sector Labor and Industry (K3)
SB1081 / CH0241
    (HB1561)
Mental Health - Voluntary and Involuntary Admissions - Certification by Psychiatric Nurse PractitionersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 241Finance
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Health and Government Operations
4/7/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorHealth Occupations (J2)
SB1116
    (HB0815 / CH0497)
Horse Racing - Fair Hill - Arabian Breed Racing AuthorizationIn 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.
Co-SponsorHorse Racing (C6)
SB1143 / CH0606Neshante and Chloe Davis Domestic Violence Prevention Task ForceApproved by the Governor - Chapter 606Judicial Proceedings
3/22/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
JudiciaryCo-SponsorFamily Law (D4)
SB1166
    (HB0227)
Income Tax Subtraction Modification - Retirement Income of Law Enforcement, Fire, Rescue, and Emergency Services PersonnelIn the Senate - Hearing 3/23 at 1:00 p.m.Budget and Taxation
3/23/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorTaxes - Income (Q3)
SJ0002
    (HJ0008)
United States Constitution - Amendments Convention - Democracy AmendmentIn the Senate - Hearing 2/18 at 1:00 p.m.Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
2/18/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Co-SponsorElections (G1)
SB1104 / CH0525
    (HB1624 / CH0526)
Transportation - Highways - Heroes HighwayApproved by the Governor - Chapter 525Finance
3/16/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
Environment and Transportation
3/31/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - CommitteeTransportation - Highways (R1)
SB1119 / CH0469
    (HB1570)
State Treasurer - Supranational IssuersApproved by the Governor - Chapter 469Budget and Taxation
3/17/2016 - 1:30 p.m.
Appropriations
4/5/2016 - 1:00 p.m.
By Request - CommitteeState Government - Agencies, Offices, and Officials (P1)

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